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Monrovia Street, Nairobi 00100 , Kenya (Nairobi Central Business District)
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Parkside Hotel
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Warsaw, Poland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

We spent there one night in March. The hotel looks much better in the inside than from the outside. The room was small, but it was clean. The bed was big and comfortable with clean sheets. The bathroom was very small, rather clean (although needs some renovation) with plastic sliding doors. Sometimes I was afraid it can fall off. The... More

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Kampala
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

I got this place, while all other accommodations in the city centre were fully booked. The location in the city centre, near Nakumatt Life Style which is a 24 hour shopping centre, with a pharmacy, jewellery shop, banks, coffee shops. is ideal for a solo traveller, as you can get time to move around in a secure environment. The rooms... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013 via mobile

The staff at Parkside Hotel are never smiling and they always look weird at you like something is wrong. They are not helpful at all and it seems like they are just here to earn money and are not thinking about their costumers at all. They don't say 'Hello' when you arrive and they don't say 'Goodbye' when you leave.... More

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Joburg
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

This was my third time to spend sometime in this Hotel; it's been my stop over place. First time, it seemed okay since all I needed was basic. Second time, all hotels near amenities were fully booked n I had to spend a night waiting for an apartment in Kilimani (daily rentals), this last time, I landed there somehow due... More

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Bendigo, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

A great location near a 24 hour shopping centre, ATMs, banks, coffee shops and eateries and the market. The rooms were clean and the water hot (eventually). Very basic accomodation yet perfect for a night or 2 before heading off on safari

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Kitcat22
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91 reviews 91 reviews
54 hotel reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

I've stayed here many times because it had been safe, convenient, and clean. Never particularly friendly or service oriented. But now, the mold growing on the shower walls and the increased prices has pushed me to the limit. Time to find a better place with value and cleanliness. Friday nights are very noisy. Ear plugs, Ambien, etc. are essential.

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Calgary, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

Overall, I would not recommend this hotel. I happened to be travelling alone in Nairobi before going on a safari and this was the hotel that the tour company recommended. As a female solo traveller, it was definitely not a good choice. I didn't feel very safe, but the location of the hotel was convenient. I was going to use... More

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York, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

My husband and I stayed at Parkside Hotel for a few days. The price for a room without breakfast is 3'500 KSH (25GBP), which is quite expensive for what this hotel offered. The staff is OK, no complaints there, the rooms are clean-ish and the showers are hot-ish. Cleanliness is very dependent on the rooms, we stayed in one room... More

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Canberra, Australia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
30 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

We booked this hotel through a local travel company and paid way too much. The room and bed were the smallest we encountered in a three/four star category. Also we made the unfortunate decision to stay on a Saturday night. There was a nightclub very close by as well as another one a little further away. Hence we had loud... More

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australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

They say comparisons are odious but it is hard not to compare what you get for your money in a Kenyan budget hotel compared with other parts of the world. And at that level disappointing is an understatement. The best that can be said for the Parkside hotel is that it is right at the edge of the city so... More

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Address: Monrovia Street, Nairobi 00100 , Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi > Nairobi Central Business District
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 68
Also Known As:
Parkside Hotel Nairobi

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