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The Boma Nairobi

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Red Cross Road, South C | off Popo Rd, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
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Ranked #4 of 106 Hotels in Nairobi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013 via mobile

Purely amazing! Great security, fantastic food (ate at both Tembo bistro and lobby cafe), very professional staff, fine service. Certainly a world class exemplarary +5 star hotel! Hotel car available within minutes of request. Handy location for airport.

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Ali K, Manager at The Boma Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Maanxt, Greetings from the Boma Nairobi!!! Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for sharing your feedback with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your meal at the Tembo Bistro and Atrium Cafe; and that our team served you with the utmost professionalism not forgetting to ensure your safety is secured. We are happy that our... More

Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

I stayed here overnight while in transit after finishing and overland trip through East Africa. The staff were friendly, professional and helpful. This was in stark contrast to the hotel where our tour ended and for nearly the same price the Boma offered luxury, style and comfort. The perfect place to join civilization again after 3 weeks in a tent!... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

I have travelled 25+ years in Africa and I have stayed in most hotels in 39 African countries over the years. Staying at The Boma Nairobi hotel in Nairobi, was definitely a top three experience. I have never before come across a more welcoming and friendly hotel staff! The room and food was excellent and combined with the staff, the... More

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Ali K, Manager at The Boma Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Oestergaard, Thank you for choosing to stay with us and taking your valuable time to share your experience with the rest of the world. First and foremost, we are happy that our services including our rooms, food and welcoming friendly staff exceeded your expectations. We feel honored following your rating us at top three of all the hotels... More

Rabat, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013 via mobile

I stayed at the Boma for about four days and I simply loved it there. The staff (as I also found Kenyans overall), were of the nicest people I have ever met. The room was clean and the food was great!!! I would definitely recommend this hotel for anyone that travels to Nairobi. Thank you Boma staff!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013 via mobile

Excellent hotel for Nairobi. Very friendly staff. Nice rooms except if you switch of the light at night you can not charge any laptop, iPad .... clean and nice bathroom. If your are a tourist in Nairobi this is one off the place where you can relax, but if you are on business than to go to the city center... More

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Ali K, Manager at The Boma Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Greetings from The Boma Nairobi!!! Thank you for making the Boma Nairobi your preferred hotel during your recent visit to Nairobi. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us; just to mention the clean, spacious rooms and our friendly professional staff. We also thank you for the positive feedback which will help us in improving our... More

Nairobi, Kenya
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013 via mobile

Amazing ambience, very welcoming staff from the security men to parking attendants make you feel at home. We dined at the Johari restaurant and dinner was buffet style. Food was excellent, soo yummy and not like typical Kenyan hotels who use too much spice, leaving a taste in your mouth...just perfect! My boyfriend had barracuda fish and he said that... More

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Ali K, Manager at The Boma Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Mrembo, Greetings from The Boma Nairobi!!! Thank you for sharing your excellent dinner experience at our Johari Restaurant. Your experience expresses an overall satisfaction of how the reception was from the main gate to the service staff, Alfred which is very encouraging to all of us. Not forgetting, Kudos! to the Chef for the mouth watering Baracuda fish, done... More

London
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

The Boma Hotel is very nice, rooms are very big, bath rooms are good, staff are very kind. It is a very nice place to stay when you are in Nairobi. The Hotel has a swimming pool, and nice restaurant. Internet is available and is free. The room price is also affordable

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Ali K, Manager at The Boma Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Pascal, Thank you for sharing your comments for your short stay at the Boma, Nairobi. We are grateful that our staff and services met your expectations. At the Boma, we endeavor to satisfy our guests and provide all that they require while away from home like a Solar heated swimming pool and either complimentary Wireless or cabled internet. Thank... More

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40 reviews 40 reviews
27 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

I actually did not stay here...our kids did (actually not really kids..they are in their mid 20's). We relocated to Africa and decided that after 5 years, to fly the kids over to have an "African Christmas." This was the first time the kids have been out of the States, and they were a little nervous making the 40 hour... More

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Ali K, Manager at The Boma Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Greetings from The Boma, Nairobi!!! We are happy to have been of service to you and your family especially at this time that you really needed it. Our team is committed to ensure that all our guests feel at home always. Your comments are very encouraging and i will definitely share with the entire team who made a... More

Hull England
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

My wife and i spent 3 nights there Dec 2012 before starting our safari holiday, excellent hotel very friendly staff, a very good selection of food. Rooms nice and big with good bathroom. Lovely to sit outside at breakfast time. We will be staying there again this year and we are looking forward to it. Down side their is building... More

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Ali K, Manager at The Boma Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Waynebuick, Greetings from the Boma, Nairobi!!! Thank you for taking time to share your feedback on your previous stay. We are happy that your holiday started on a good note with our friendly staff at your service, a good selection of food, spacious rooms and a delicious breakfast to kick start your day while enjoying the chilly morning... More

Mombasa, Kenya
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

In Nairobi to close and agreeement with a world renowned billion dollar group i did not expect this to become the time I would be amazed by an Hotel, but then from entering into the Boma Hotel and personally beeing met by a staff of 5 people, I suspected that this hotel might have the potential to overdo the best... More

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Ali K, Manager at The Boma Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Torkel, Greetings from The Boma, Nairobi!!! Thank you for choosing to stay with us on your business trip to Nairobi and for the very candid feedback on Trip advisor. We are glad that our product and service were to your expectations. I'm happy to see that our team was always there to offer assistance whenever needed from the... More

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Address: Red Cross Road, South C | off Popo Rd, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Boma Nairobi 5*
Number of rooms: 148
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