I backpacked through East Africa for two months and Manyatta Backpackers was my transition, go to place. I started calling it my home away from home and with good reason too! The owner and staff are really nice. I always felt welcomed, safe, and comfortable!
You get a free breakfast when you stay there, which was always yummy. They even have free Wifi, which is rare. It is communal bathrooms (single stalls). Sometimes the water wasn't the warmest, but truly that is my only complaint.
It is also not to far away from downtown Nairobi. I always walked from the hostel and it took maybe 10 minutes.
I also used the safari service to go to the Elephant Orphanage!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Manyatta Backpackers is located on the serene leafy suburbs of Milimani only 30 minutes from JKIA, 15 minutes from the City Centre and 5 minutes walk from State House. We offer bed and breakfast to backpackers.We have a capacity to hold 30 people within the house. Our rooms comprise of Single, Double, Dual, 4 persons dorm, 6 persons dorm, with shared washrooms and 8 persons dorm which has it own wash room. We have a common comfortable sitting room and dining area. Outside the house there is a Restaurant which serves freshly prepared food, with an open fire place to keep warm on cold nights and a bar which serves a variety of alcoholic, and non alcoholic drinks. ... more less
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