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“A very good place to stay on Nairobi” 4 of 5 stars
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Hotel Troy Nairobi
3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   73 Magadi Road | PO Box 15495-00509, Nairobi, Kenya   |  
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Ranked #24 of 158 Nairobi B&B and Inns
Whitehorse, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“A very good place to stay on Nairobi”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

In a city that is known to be dangerous and unsafe, Nairobi ( or "Nairobbery" as some people refer to it), it is nice to have a safe and quiet hotel to stay in.We landed in Nairobi airport and was pleased that we were able to get someone to pick us up from the Hotel Troy. While it is not the cheapest place to stay ( and most nice hotels in Nairobi are not cheap), it was clean and very comfortable. Breakfast was reasonably good and the staff was friendly. It is close to the Nairobi National Park which is convenient if you want to visit the park. Don't be taken aback by the dirt road en route to the hotel. The numerous gates are all part of the security. I loved the sound of the birds in the morning.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kajaani, Finland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Depends of course everybodys needs, but we found this place good for us. Peacefull atmosphere, nice small garden, cute rooms, good food and helpful staff. They arranged taxi transportation from airport, visit to Karen Blixen museum and early brekfast for us.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Waterloo, Ontario
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
44 hotel reviews
Reviews in 53 cities Reviews in 53 cities
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

This fairly new property offers comfortable, well appointed rooms and good food. The location is excellent, being near a number of attractions and shopping, yet off the main road, quiet and secure. I was able to arrange transportation to Nairobi National Park and the elephant orphanage through the hotel, as well as an airport drop off. The staff were pleasant and helpful. A couple of minor quibbles - no cable TV in rooms, and the wifi was not very reliable.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Glasgow
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Lovely setting and good rooms and service.
Good value.
Great breakfast.
Good internet wifi.
Clean and comfortable rooms.
Showers a bit disappointing - lacked water pressure.
Good location - 10 mins walk to Galleria Shopping Centre and 15 mins drive to Karen suburb.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013 via mobile

Have visited hotel Troy a number of times so close it is to major attractions the mamba village, KWS animal orphanage, the bomas, galleria shopping mall, it is located away from noise, very clean and homely.
Recommended for leisure, conferences and parties indoor and outdoor. Has amble parking space, Staff at the hotel are friendly. I remember holding my wedding event at. The location and the services was excellent.

Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Melbourne, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 hotel reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

This property offered comfortable beds, good breakfast, privacy and quiet. It was a bit hard to find but was in a good location not far from the Galleria Shopping Centre and Nairobi Wildlife Park. The dinner in their dining room was delicious, and the staff were friendly and most helpful. For those coffee lovers, the Galleria has a great coffee shop where you can get not only good coffee, but delicious mango milkshakes!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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170 reviews 170 reviews
43 hotel reviews
Reviews in 62 cities Reviews in 62 cities
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

As you would have noticed, accommodation in Nairobi is expensive. We were just looking for a good clean and reasonably priced hotel en route to Lamu. We found this in the Troy, $150 for 2 adults and 2 children in one room. The rooms are basic but clean and for a place just to put your head down, very good value. Also conveniently situated, in a very quiet neighbourhood, 20 mins from Wilson and 20 mins from Talisman restaurant. Also, used Aircab at very reasonable hourly rates and great service, there number is +254 728 888 320 or mail dispatch@aircab.co.ke

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 73 Magadi Road | PO Box 15495-00509, Nairobi, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #24 of 158 B&Bs / Inns in Nairobi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Troy Nairobi 3*
Number of rooms: 22
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Troy is a your home away from home. Located outside the city center, we offer a peaceful and calm atmosphere for business or leisure. All rooms are self contained with executive and standard rooms available. Free room service and free wireless internet is provided to all guests along with ample and secure parking. Conference facilities and events grounds are also available. We are 10 minutes away from Wilson airport and 20 minutes from JKIA. Located just minutes away from attractions such as Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Sanctuary, Nairobi National Park, Mamba Village, Giraffe center and Karen Blixen Museum makes staying with us ideal and enjoyable for all. ... more   less 
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