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“Avoid at all cost” 1 of 5 stars
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Oryx Hotel
Jogoo Road, Hamza | P.O.Box 5687, Nairobi 00100, Kenya   |  
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Ranked #82 of 125 Hotels in Nairobi
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“Avoid at all cost”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

This hotel is simply terrible. No lift (was on the 4th floor), no power socket in the room, no WiFi - although they advertise there is - but the WiFi when we visited was an old fashioned modem to be shared between the guests. Obviously, that does not work very well without a power socket. Rooms are scruffy, bathrooms even more so. Beds were hard. No hot water as the in-room water heated did not work. Breakfast is horrible. Rats the size of chihuahuas were running around outside after dusk. Just do not stay here.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Additional Information about Oryx Hotel

Address: Jogoo Road, Hamza | P.O.Box 5687, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Room Service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #82 of 125 Hotels in Nairobi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 50
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Oryx Hotel, a spacious comfort and luxury hotel for romantic pairs or friends, families, business and leisure travelers authentic rooms, a restaurant and bar. Guests can relax in total privacy as they gaze through floor-to-ceiling windows at the panoramic view of the city of Nairobi and the JKIA airport. We have maintained legacy as a culinary destination, where innovative menus inspired by the bounty of a team of hand peaked professionals are paired with wine in ways that delight and inspire longtime devotees as they dine in our restaurant and wine in our bar. We are located on Jogoo road, 5 Km from the City center and 15 Minutes drive from the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on a free flowing traffic. We are establish to bring to you affordable luxury. We offer our guests with extraordinary services that are created by combining unique architecture and structure, expressive decor and artistry. We simply exceed your expectations. ... more   less 
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