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Jacaranda Hotel

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Waiyaki Way | PO Box 14287, Nairobi 00800, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 7 nights and can't really complain about too much. Although they overbooked the first night and we had to be moved to another hotel, they were very apologetic and the alternative lodging was very nice. The rooms have everything you really need - satellite tv, room service, bath and shower, safe, etc. There are 2 things that... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
14 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for 10 days at this hotel. I did not expect much from a three star african hotel so I was quite satisfied with quality though I also have nothing to compare with. The best part of this hotel is its staff. All personnel were very nice and really helpful. They always responded to all my requests even if some... More 

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Jacaranda-Hotel-Rep, General Manager at Jacaranda Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive feedback about our property and I appreciate you for taking your time to share your experience during your stay with us. I am happy to note your positive feedback about our staff who went an extra mile to ensure that you enjoyed your stay with us and that our room amenities met your... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Stayed here 5 nights. The rooms are decent and so is the service. However, the fittings in the bathroom seem quite old. Had to let the water run for about 10 minutes until there was hot water. At times hot water wasn't even available. Water from the AC would drip every morning. The restaurant and breakfast buffet are quite good.... More 

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Jacaranda-Hotel-Rep, General Manager at Jacaranda Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Swati N, Thank you for taking time to share your feedback regarding your last stay with us. I am happy to note your positive compliments about our staff and the room. Am however sorry that the fittings in the bathroom did not meet your expectations and equally sorry about the trouble you went through with the hot water. Please... More 

London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I really liked this hotel. The 1970s design is a really attractive features. However, I would say that there were some things I did not like. I did not feel welcome. Overall I think it was overpriced: $165 for one night. 1. It had a very post-colonial feel to it. 2. Upon arrival they wanted me to pay up front.... More 

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Jacaranda-Hotel-Rep, General Manager at Jacaranda Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Maus D, Thank you for your informative review on our hotel. I would like to thank you for making us your preferred hotel in Nairobi during your last visit to Kenya but am however sorry that your experience with us did not meet your expectations and having gone through your feedback, I also want to thank you for taking... More 

Marburg, Deutschland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We stayed here for one night on our way from the Masai Mara to Amboseli. It was a Saturday night and there was loud music coming from the hotel bar/disco all night until way past 4 a.m. making it unable to get any sleep or rest. This must have affected all the rooms from the way the setup is. Breakfast... More 

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Jacaranda-Hotel-Rep, General Manager at Jacaranda Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mja1810, Thank you for taking your time to give us this valuable feedback about our property and facilities. Please receive our sincere apologies regarding the high noise levels experienced during your last stay with us while on your safari from Mara to Amboseli. Indeed this is not representative of our service and I would like to bring to your... More 

Chicago, IL
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53 reviews 53 reviews
21 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We stayed two nights at the Jacaranda bookending our visit to the Mara. The first night the room was small, dingy carpet. A little humid. Worst of all my friend found a long hair (not ours) in her bed. We were not pleased. The sink drained really, really, slowly. Then to make the toilet flush, we had to figure out... More 

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Jacaranda-Hotel-Rep, Front Office Manager at Jacaranda Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Chgofilmfan, Thank you for taking your time to write your review about our property and facilities. First and foremost, may I express our sincere apology about your experience during your first stay with us while on your way to Mara last month. We have taken note of all your comments about the size of the room, the state of... More 

Chennai (Madras), India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Nice cozy place with all the possible comfort. rooms are small but good contains all the facilities, good resturant and Spa. Staff were very friendly and they all speak english and willing to help you.

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Jacaranda-Hotel-Rep, Front Office Manager at Jacaranda Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Nirmalendu M, Thank you for the good review on our property and facilities. We are happy to note that we met your expectations and that our staff were friendly. I have taken note of your positive comments about our restaurant and Spa and shared the same with the entire team who are equally delighted to note that they did... More 

Madrid, Spain
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I spent one night in this hotel during my holidays in Kenya. It's a nice hotel, all the staff where friendly. I really apreciate having free wifi where you are far from home, that was a really nice surprise for me.

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Jacaranda-Hotel-Rep, Front Office Manager at Jacaranda Hotel, responded to this review

Dear e_garcia2013, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us and for choosing Jacaranda as your preferred hotel during your last visit to Nairobi. We are happy to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us and that our staff were friendly. Equally, it is great to note that you got to enjoy our high speed internet facility and I... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

5 nights stay and I enjoyed all on offer. The rooms are large, bright and have an airy feel to them. You have free wifi pretty much everywhere in the rooms, restaurant, cafe and garden areas which is very handy indeed. The staff are truly great and are always on hand to help you. I thoroughly enjoyed my stay and... More 

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Jacaranda-Hotel-Rep, Front Office Manager at Jacaranda Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lawdit, Thank you for your valuable feedback about our property and facilities and we I appreciate your commitment in taking time to share your experience during your stay with us. We are pleased to note that you enjoyed your stay and that our Wi-Fi was perfect during your entire stay. We have noted yours positive comments about our staff... More 

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48 reviews 48 reviews
5 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Decent mid range hotel. Rooms are large, airy and well kept - as is the entire hotel. Very pleasant pool area and adequate restaurant. Room service & house keeping were a little erratic but everyone was very helpful. A really good alternative to the tedium of the branded chains and great value for money.

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Jacaranda-Hotel-Rep, Front Office Manager at Jacaranda Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dermot P, Thank you for taking your time to share your feedback from your stay with us and for choosing Jacaranda as your preferred hotel during your last visit to Nairobi. We are delighted to note that your stay with us was satisfactory and I have shared your comments with my colleagues equally happy to note that they did... More 

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Address: Waiyaki Way | PO Box 14287, Nairobi 00800, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Jacaranda Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 125
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#16 Spa Hotel in Nairobi

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