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Oakwood Hotel

Kimathi Street | P.O. Box 40683, Nairobi, Kenya
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Kochi (Cochin), India
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29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As name reveals, the complete hotel is decorated with Ok Wood all over, 3 storey 19th Century well maintained Hotel, at the centre of Nairobi. Wonderful place, walking distance to all central places of Nairobi. Friendly staff who want to serve you sincerely and make your stay most comfortable. Very calm & peaceful place. One will remember the staff after... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Perfect location. Close to markets, coffee shops. Safe to walk in the evening. Amenities clean, but not so well fixed as everything was installed ages ago. Friendly staff. Got a booking.com rate. Were able to extend check out time. Free wifi.

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ahmedabad
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88 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Had a nice stay in the hotel. I visited this hotel for business work. Hotel staff is good and maintain smile all the time. Rooms are quite big and suite the purpose of my stay. security was for me and service were vary helpful.

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Thank Parth M
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I stayed at the hotel recently and loved the experience. The manager Charles was very helpful. The restaurant serves complementary breakfast. Though slightly overpriced the place is altogether awesome! Great location too.

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1 Thank Yuvraj S
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

My girlfriend and I chose to stay at this hotel for it's perfect location in the city centre during our recent vacation in Kenya. Admittedly, the rates are pocket friendly and the convenience of being close to alot of activities in the city played a big role in our decision to stay here. However, the most outstanding were the staff... More 

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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The hotel is in downtown Nairobi hidden in between other businesses. It's old and not too well kept. The rooms are spacious and clean. The bathrooms are small with old torn towels. I got locked out of the bathroom once due to a poorly maintained door. The cost of accommodation is slightly higher than what is advertised in Tripadvisor. WIFI... More 

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Rome, Lazio, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

A bit tired and shabby. Bugs and a cloud of dust fell from the fan when it was switched on. Lots of noise from neighbouring discos and passing traffic. Travel time to the airport by taxi was 20 minutes at 3 in the morning and 50 minutes during rush hour.

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Xi'an, China
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28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

When my wife and I arrived at the hotel we walked into a blacked out hotel. There was no eletricity in the city and the hotel did not have a generator.Apparently this happens somewhat often because other hotels around had electricity. (DUH!) Well we were told electricity should be back b the evening. Guess what, it was not and my... More 

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Madahotels_11, Manager at Oakwood Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Oakwood Hotel. We truly value the opinions of our customers and we apologize that we did not meet your expectations. The night that you checked in the Hotel, there was a lot of power Shortages that week in Nairobi Central Business, but the issue was solved and We had a power backup... More 

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London
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Nice hotel with a good location in the city centre. Friendly and helpful staff. The hotel has a colonial atmosphere with a nice bar where you can enjoy a refreshing drink watching the street life. If you ie are going on a safari the hotel will take care of your luggage while you are away, withot any cost.

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2 Thank Sidney P
Hamburg, Germany
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

We stayed at the Oakwood Hotel for one night in December 2012. The location is central and the staff friendly. The rooms are simple and clean. We had warm water - the bathroom, however, was in need of renovation. Unfortunately, we were not able to sleep at night as our room was located opposite of a nightclub and loud music... More 

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Madahotels_11, Manager at Oakwood Hotel, responded to this review

Dear JE111 Thanks alot for your positive review and Choosing Oakwood Hotel as your Hotel of choice. The capital of Kenya, Nairobi is a bit noisy over the weekend. And the management have spoken with The local Authority to find out a solution how they will cub the Noisy night clubs around, so if you are choosing to stay at... More 

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