I found a lot of the reviews on Tripadvisor about this place a little off-putting but I was pleasantly surprised when we arrived.
My partner and I shared a private double room and were happy with the cleanliness and presentation of the two rooms we stayed in although the showers are not hot no matter how long you wait.
There is free wi-fi which was a huge bonus in our eyes, the food is OK (the chef is lovely) and very cheap and it is nice to meet other people who are on their travels.
The customer service was good too, I found some of the staff helpful on a few occasions but on the whole very friendly and personable.
The laundry service there is also handy if you are traveling light!
I would stay here again and would recommend to friends who are looking for a base in Nairobi.
Lastly, we organised a couple of trips through Milimani, we were NOT at all happy with the guide we were given for our Mount Kenya climb and did leave feedback for Milimani to look for someone else to use as he was extremely dangerous and unsuitable unless you are a super experienced mountaineer-er.
The safari we did however was good and reasonably priced so I would recommend that!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- We provide budget oriented, sociable accommodation for guests; Travel and Tourism related services & a Location for hosting events. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Milimani Backpackers & Safari Centre Hotel Nairobi
- Milimani Backpackers And Safari Centre