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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 102 Hotels in Nairobi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2010
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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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Canada
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46 reviews 46 reviews
28 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2010

Stayed here one night when I first arrived in Kenya, and did not venture far from hotel, so I think it was a decent location, but can't fully vouch for this. Cab ride from airport was $25 for about 40 minute ride. Stayed in the standard rooms, which were good in terms of cleanliness and value. Breakfast was good, coffee... More

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Perth, Australia
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92 reviews 92 reviews
37 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2009

The hotel has seen better days. Perhaps some rooms on some floors are better renovated than the ones we stayed in (two visits, different rooms). Our rooms were very basic. A fan in one room, nothing in the other. Lacking in any kind of charm, but if you can get a really cheap price and only want a place to... More

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Malawi
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2009

Clean enough, the standard rooms were OK, showing signs of "high use" wear and tear.... the fact there was a safe was great, but neither that nor the TV remote had batteries in. Very functional and if more time, probably not so bad, the swimming pool looked inviting, the beers were cold and not to pricey, although a colleague who... More

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North Wales
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2009

Arrived late one Sunday evening after a long flight from Europe for a week's conference (not in this hotel), but apparently no rooms reserved for me or my colleagues. The front desk staff were very helpful and found us rooms, despite saying they were full. Mine was a 'superior' room, but after 3 nights I was moved to a standard... More

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Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2009

The Silver Springs Hotel is located very centrally to Nairobi CityCenter. The hotel has very good rooms which are clean. The staff are very good and helpful and the management is very concerned about the welfare of the clients. We had a nice time at the hotel. Food is very expensive though. We advice that you try this hotel while... More

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Canada
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39 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2009

I stayed at the Silver Springs by suprise when I arrived into Nairobi in the middle of the World Social Forum and could not find a room! I found the price to be reasonable especially when compared to other hotels within Nairobi. I stayed in their new wing and it was stunningly beautiful. My room had hardwood floors, with an... More

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Midwest, USA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2009

I stayed at the Silver Springs for 5 nights on business. I found the hotel to be very clean, but found all kinds of little annoyances that added up to a poor experience. No hot water for showering (a few degrees cooler than lukewarm) Hot water knob in shower kept falling off - I guess it really wasn't needed anyway... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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133 reviews 133 reviews
132 hotel reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2008

I think it is important to remember that whils one travels to developing countries the standard will differe from what one is used to elsewhere. That being said, Silver Springs was wuite comfortable and very safe. The lobby was very nice and the customer service was exceptional. The bed was big and comfortable. There was wireless Internet in the room... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2008

I stayed here for three nights in total - one night followed by a week long break and then another two nights. The first night was very last minute and my colleague and I arrived late at night but the hotel were able to put us up and were very helpful. I stayed in a superior room, which was lovely... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2008

Arrived on a Sunday afternoon to a warm welcome from security and front line staff. Got a good room with a four poster bed, wish I had brought my other half, she would have enjoyed it. The Hotel is just out of the CBD, a short taxi ride away. Traffic in and around Nairobi can be very difficult to negotiate... 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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