This is a very good place to stay your first or last night in Nairobi, as it is near the airport - 15 minutes by car on a Sunday morning. The hotel was inaugerated just a few months ago when we stayed. It looks very nice and staff is great. There was a problem with noise (A/C unit + outside fan) in the room we got, but the staff were very helpful and switched us to a different room.
There's not much near the hotel, but there are two good restaurants in the hotel. Very good gym! Pool area is OK, but a bit noisy due to a fan outlet one floor below the pool. Choose your sunbed with care, as some areas have less noise than others. The hotel really should fix this fan issue though, as you hear the fan in all rooms facing the pool, even on the top floor.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- A Boma is a traditional African enclosure. The Boma is designed to be a haven from the hustle and bustle of Nairobi and an ideal place for people from all over the world to come together. The 'O' in The Boma's logo, is a circle to symbolize a group of people meeting together. It also suggests our holistic values. At The Boma Nairobi, you become part of a circle of humanitarian values and social responsibility. All profits fund the Kenya Red Cross Society's Humanitarian activities. We call this inspiring concept 'hospitality with a conscience'.The BOMA Nairobi consists of 148 luxury deluxe guest rooms, in different room categories; 120 Superior Rooms, 21 Deluxe Rooms, 5 Business Suites, 1 Executive Suite and 1 Presidential Suite. An Executive Lounge is available for guests staying in Deluxe Rooms and Suites.All rooms and suites come with luxury amenities including complimentary high-speed internet access, multimedia plug and play port, LED television, Direct Dial Up Telephone, Individually controlled AC,Minibar, Tea and Coffee making facilities, In room digital safes, hair dryer, weighing scale, black out curtains and to crown it all double glazed windows for sound proofing. All rooms have access to 24 hour rooms service.We also have four(4) rooms designed for the physically challenged.The Boma offers exciting Restaurants that will cater for the various discerning tastes while offering indoor as well as al fresco dining experiences. The Johari Restaurant, seating 150 guests, overlooks well manicured exotic gardens and will serve innovative menus and healthy dishes that will take you on a journey through the five continents. The Tembo Bistro is an a la carte restaurant that will serve a bountiful fusion of cuisine; a variety that is fast and quick to prepare, seasonal and organic, served in an authentic and contemporary way. For the guest who seeks to relax and have a good time, The Cocktail Lounge will offer just exactly that; overlooking the lovely green gardens, the evening breeze brings a rejuvenating sense and balance. ... more less
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