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Silver Springs Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Valley Road & Argwings Kodhek Road, Nairobi, Kenya (Upper Hill Estate)
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Ranked #46 of 103 Hotels in Nairobi
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel was booked by our tour company and we were very happy with their selection. The room was fairly small but suitable for a single night and the beds, although sagging a little, afforded a very good nights sleep. The room was airconditioned and with a cool setting the thick doona was perfect. The shower was a bit of... More

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

great hotel to start or end your strip. Situated just outside of the hectics of Nairobi. Its comfortable, and has good and clean rooms with good shower. Convienient rooms and good facilities, friendly employees and the hotel has a swimming pool.

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Harare, Zimbabwe
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is conveniently located close to everything you need. Yaya centre is a 5 minutes drive and down-town Nairobi is also 5 to 20 minutes depending on traffic. The front desk staff at the hotel are very friendly and the bellhop makes you feel like you have known him all your life. The standard rooms are small with very... More

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Shadrack W, Manager at Silver Springs Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing with us your experience during your stay with us. We are happy to note that you received good service from our staff and i promise that we shall continue doing so to all our guests so that we can exceed each and everyone's expectations. May i also take this opportunity to assure you that... More

Central Bosnia Canton, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Initially, my company booked me in the Silver Springs Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya, where I supposed to stay from 8-30 August 2014, but I checked out after seven days when a Shift Manager, obviously supported by his Operations Manager, started a fishy games inventing additional charges - with obvious intention to "get something" under the table. Namely, my partner was visiting... More

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Shadrack W, Manager at Silver Springs Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We thank you for your feedback and I must apologize for any inconvenience caused to you during your stay. We as a hotel really value the security of all our guests and security is our priority number one and it is an international hotel requirement that any guest visiting the hotel has to register. Regarding the issues that... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This is a simple, no frills hotel that was suitable for my single overnight stay in Nairobi. It has good security and I felt safe. Rooms were small and simple and included an AC unit which was useful. The bed was comfortable. The hotel was quiet. Their breakfast buffet was quite good and had a large selection including made-to-order omelets.... More

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Shadrack W, Manager at Silver Springs Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking your time to share your experience with us. We are happy that you were satisfied with the overall experience during your stay with us and thank you for the compliments regarding our security and food. We really value and appreciate your feedback and look forward to welcome you back soon. More

Seville, Spain
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

The best thing about this hotel is its location, directly opposite the excellent Nairobi Hospital and Doctor's plaza. In fact this is really the only real positive about the place. The hotel itself is bordered by the main road and a boundary wall with no grounds or gardens to speak of. Taking a walk means negotiating the human traffic outside... More

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Shadrack W, Manager at Silver Springs Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your honest feedback in regard to your stay last year. I'm really sorry to learn that our facility did not meet your expectations then but i am happy to let you know we have been carrying out some renovations since then and your feedback helped alot in identifying areas to work on among others. We... More

Lafayette, Indiana
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130 reviews 130 reviews
28 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We held two conferences over one week at the Silver Springs and had a wonderful experience. The first conference had over 60 attendees and the second about 20 attendees. The Silver Springs hotel was very flexible and accommodating, making sure that we had what we needed and totally willing to make last minute changes. We held plenary sessions, poster sessions... More

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Shadrack W, Manager at Silver Springs Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was our pleasure to have you as our guest during the time you were attending a conference and more so for your honest feedback. As management we are glad that you were satisfied with our services and we really thank you for the good compliments regarding our facility, service and food. We appreciate your feedback and look... More

Kent, England
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33 reviews 33 reviews
29 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Stayed here for a week at the end of April, was visiting the Dental Hospital next door. Arrived at about 10.30pm check in went smoothly and we were allocated a room at the back which entailed walking through the central pool and sitting area. Room was OK, large bathroom, tea and coffee, complimentary bottles of water. Could have done with... More

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Shadrack W, Manager at Silver Springs Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was a pleasure to have you as our guest in April and we thank you for having chosen Silver Springs as a hotel of your choice. We noted your dissatisfaction for the service delivered during your stay and we have taken measures to address this shortcomings especially the duration taken to serve a guest and the food... More

Waterloo, Ontario
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96 reviews 96 reviews
44 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

I stayed here two nights before and after a hiking and climbing trip to Mt. Kenya. Security appears to be quite thorough here. It is a fairly short walk to ATMs, money exchange and grocery store. Staff are friendly. The upgraded room I had on the first floor past the pool was considerably better than the tower room I had... More

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Shadrack W, Manager at Silver Springs Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, May i take this opportunity to thank you for having considered Silver Springs as a hotel of your choice during your previous stay. Thank you for your feedback especially for acknowledging our security set up which i assure you that it is our number one priority to all our guests. The hotel is strategically located and all essential... More

Cambridge, UK
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

I was sent here on business and had a superior room which was a good size and clean. The staff are helpful and all areas including the pool are clean. A coffee shop and small shop with essentials are useful. The wifi was a little intermittent but available throughout the hotel and is free. Enjoyable stay and will use again... More

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Shadrack W, Manager at Silver Springs Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking your time to share with us your honest feedback. We are happy to note that your general stay with us and experience was good and i regret the intermittent wifi. I would like to assure you that our IT team has brought two more internet service providers on board and as a result connectivity... More

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Address: Valley Road & Argwings Kodhek Road, Nairobi, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi > Upper Hill Estate
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Silver Springs Hotel 3*
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