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“What a dump!” 1 of 5 stars
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Nairobi International Youth Hostel
Ralph Bunche Rd, Nairobi 48661 , Kenya (Upper Hill Estate)   |  
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Ranked #52 of 95 Specialty Lodging in Nairobi
Halifax, Nova Scotia
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“What a dump!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2005

I'll start off by saying that the staff we very nice. It's too bad that the Hostel couldn't live up to the same level. We stayed in a room for two people ($22 USD) for five days (we were stuck there because I had prepaid it online). For that price there are much better options in the central business district of Nairobi that have private bathrooms, hot water and bigger rooms.

The bathrooms at the Hostel were disgusting and where seemingly never cleaned, although we’d see the cleaning guy everyday. When we stayed there some floors didn't have running water, and none had hot water. The bed sheet provided were dirty and the double room tiny.

For the price they charge for two people, you can do much better staying somewhere else.

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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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Address: Ralph Bunche Rd, Nairobi 48661 , Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi > Upper Hill Estate
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Ranked #52 of 95 Specialty Lodging in Nairobi
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