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“Avarage place, awful location, misleading website” 1 of 5 stars
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Nomad Palace Hotel Nairobi
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   General Wairungi Street | Pumwani district, Nairobi, Kenya   |  
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Ranked #64 of 129 Hotels in Nairobi
marblehead MA
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10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Avarage place, awful location, misleading website”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

After reading tripadvisor reviews and viewing lovely photos on their website, I was shocked. This place is awful. We needed a comfortable place for one night, close to the airport, it was neither. The neighborhood is scarey, the road it is on is completely ripped up, it was so far from the airport, that even leaving an hour and a half to get there,we missed our flight.
I am baffled at the reviews and the website photos.

  • Stayed February 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Mackay
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2011

I stayed here for 2 nights, and it is a great modern hotel, food was excellent, rooms big and spotless equal to a 4 star hotel. Staff very friendly and helpful. The only downside was the location not a place where you can just stroll down the road, but for a stop over I think it is great.

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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North Holland Province, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2011

This hotel was listed on Booking .com at a favouable rate for Nairobi stating it was only 15 mins from the centre. It may be in a helicopter but on Nairobi's roads??
The hotel room itself was actually not bad as we had booked a Deluxe room. It was spacious and airy, however cleanliness wasn;t first rate. Debris behind the floor to ceiling curtains and the bed headboard. The worst aspect of this hotel is it's location. It is on a very busy road in a distinctly dodgy area. It doe's have a secure compound around it with at least three guards at each of the 2 gates. It seems to cater mainly for a Somali clientel and the immediate area is very largely one of displaced persons. If you do stay here you will need to go everywhere by pre-arranged taxi.
Not really one to recommend for tourist .

Room Tip: DON'T take a room at the front, you won't get much sleep!!
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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Address: General Wairungi Street | Pumwani district, Nairobi, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #64 of 129 Hotels in Nairobi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Nomad Palace Hotel Nairobi 4*
Number of rooms: 95
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