We had already been travelling for some time when we arrived to Nairobi, and though it was expected that our budget would have to go up for the Kenya portion of our trip, it was still unpleasant to pay more for a night of camping in our own tent than we had been paying for a private room weeks ago in other cities. But like I said, that was to be expected, and probably even more so at a location of this quality.
Overall Wildebeest Camp was very impressive. Located in a quiet neighborhood, the grounds are beautiful and well cared for, and they seem to be continually making improvements (a new pond was in construction while we were there). As we were camping, I cannot speak to the rooms or luxury tents, but the shared bathrooms were clean and the showers warm. The restaurant had great selection, and the food was tasty. The owner was helpful when we had some questions regarding local transportation within Nairobi. Though not close to the airport (where I imagine many people might be arriving/departing from), it is a clean, comfortable, and welcoming place. (also of note: we did use their transport from the airport, and the driver was waiting for us as our plane landed, and promptly took us to the camp. Good service.)
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Wildebeest Camp is the perfect place to relax during your African migration! The friendly 'home-like' atmosphere is a great place to meet other travelers, or to just relax and enjoy the amazing gardens. The well-established tropical gardens are home to hundreds of varieties of plants and birds - and we even have a vegetable garden, as well as a variety of fruit trees. There are many accommodation options to suit any budget. We pride ourselves on offering the best value accommodation in Nairobi. All rates include breakfast. We have our own vehicles running airport transfers, day tours and safaris. Accommodation is suitable for singles, couples, families and groups. The large deck overlooking the water feature and camp is a great place to meet other travellers. For those who are watching the pennies, but do not want a rock bottom experience - you will appreciate the attention to detail in the rooms and camp grounds. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Wildebeest Camp Hotel Nairobi