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Kivi Milimani Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Milimani Road | P.O.Box 20681, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Upon reading previous reviews I was expecting to walk into something of a crime scene, but am pleasantly surprised! The room is old but clean, with lovely white bed linen and a shower with better temperature and pressure than my own at home. Staff are so friendly and helpful, Joseph at the bar is great to chat to. Toilet does... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I would never stay here again. The front desk staff did not speak much English which made it difficult to communicate. I only stayed at the hotel since I was leaving on an Intrepid Tour. I flew in a day early and the hotel made me 'check out' and then 'check back in' during my 2 nights stay; which meant... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Used the hotel as part of an intrepid tour (they leave and finish here). Figured for convenience would stay here - not the worst hotel i've ever stayed in, but definitely not great (you are in Africa after all so you have to expect it a little bit). No hot water and a leaky toilet - beds relatively clean. Stayed... More

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Babylon, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Started a trip where the meeting place was this hotel and figured for convienence I would start at his hotel too. After reading the reviews, I figured people were just being picky and I would give it a try. Got there at 6:30am on the morning we were supposed to arrive. They gladly allowed us to go into our room... More

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Princeton, NJ
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had two nights at this hotel. It was basic and clean, without any bugs and issues. It is in a safe, good neighborhood of Nairobi within walking distance of downtown. It was a little expensive ($100 USD) per night.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is far from the city center with facilities in pretty bad shape. I stayed only one night before my intrepid trip began. The room was decent but the toilets were quite bad. No wifi in the rooms. For intrepid travelers, and for one night, it is something you can live with. The outside are was quite nice.

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Rockhampton, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The lovely foyer at the Kivi Milimani Hotel set me up to expect a beautiful room. It wasn't. It was very average. But I was only using it for a bed before and after my Intrepid tour. And I have stayed in worse. But the staff were perfect. So polite. Spoke excellent English. Recommended great restaurants. And organised everything to... More

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Darwin, Australia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Do yourself a favour and book somewhere else! If it wasn't for the Intrepid tour, I would have never stayed here. I stayed at the hotel for a total of 4 nights. It was atrocious, the room smelt of vomit!! I waited 2 days for washing, where on the 2nd day I was told that my washing was lost. Went... More

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Galle, Sri Lanka
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I turned up a night early as I had an intrepid tour meeting the next day and it was critical I had Internet to Skype home due to family circumstances back home. The rest was less important but this was a non negotiable. I checked in and paid the $100US for the night. I walk into the room to find... More

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I stayed for two nights, one at the start of the tour and the other at the end. The first night was simply atrocious, the sink emptied directly onto the floor flooding the bathroom, the noise from the lift was deafening and to top it off somebody walked into my locked room while I was sleeping!! The return trip was... More

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Address: Milimani Road | P.O.Box 20681, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Kivi Milimani Hotel 3*
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Whether you are the business traveler or the discerning holiday maker, The Kivi Milimani will cater for your every need. Located in the sublime surroundings of up market Milimani, Nairobi, stands the Kivi Milimani Hotel. It is a hotel offering tranquility within well developed mature gardens with a serene ambiance. Only 2km away form the city centre, 5min walk from the state house, and only 20min drive from the International Airport. ... more   less 
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