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“Good Value” 4 of 5 stars
Review of YMCA Nairobi (Central Branch)

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YMCA Nairobi (Central Branch)
State House Rd, Nairobi 30330, Kenya (Nairobi Central Business District)   |  
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Ranked #98 of 146 Nairobi B&B and Inns
Sao Paulo, SP
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6 hotel reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Good Value”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2012

Good environment and nice crew. Rooms need new furniture, beds are comfortable and bathrooms are OK. Good breakfast is included in the fare.

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2011

YMCA offers a reliable hostel to a budget traveler even in Nairobi. You can feel at home at a restaurant, an internet cafe, a kiosk, a swimming room, a barber and a conference room. Protected by a guard, it locates next to the University of Nairobi and in a walking distance (10-15 minutes) from the city center. However, you may need a mosquito repellent both in a room and at a shared shower room.

  • Stayed February 2011, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about YMCA Nairobi (Central Branch)

Address: State House Rd, Nairobi 30330, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi > Nairobi Central Business District
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Ranked #98 of 146 B&Bs / Inns in Nairobi
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