I've stayed here several times now and can't fault the rooms which are excellent value at around 2,000 shillings a night (under £18 Sterling - I'm English), clean and neat and with ensuite showers & even gel. A bit like a Kenyan version of the UK Travelodge. They are a little worn but adequate for the money with colour TV too and you can ask for a mosquito net over the standard double beds (which I recommend, better safe...). The staff are friendly and helpful (but this isn't a 5* hotel, so don't leave valuables lying about and don't trust their safe, keep them on you). The hotel part is set back from a large entertainment area, which can be noisy with music late into the night, but the otherwise busy day-time traffic noise dies off at night so a good night's sleep is possible after midnight. The rooms have fans but not air con. The local taxis are good and there's a guard on the gates at all times, so security is good too within the hotel grounds. It's safe enough to risk a late night walk to the Casino up the road (if you win big, they happily provide a car back) or during the day to the Sarit centre, a large Mall with free wi-fi at the cafe in the basement (open to 6pm) and a range of food outlets, supermarket and shops, and a decent cinema. The best walk is the 15 mins in the early morning south into town to the main Kenyan museum where the best coffee and breakfast can be found, in the cafe in the grounds - a real oasis in the city. The museum is one of the best in Africa albeit entrance is pricey for a backpacker (you can get to the cafe for free). You can get a taxi back for about a fiver, or a matatu for 20p, but be warned they've built a dual carriageway right across the front of the museum so you take your life in your hands crossing it, and the routes are changing so you must make sure you get the right one back - the girls in the cafe will help you. As for the food at the hotel, this comes from the next door disco/bar and is cheap and good, the local Tusker beer is great and there's always someone around to talk to, as well as dancing late night. It's also possible to save money by taking the ridiculously cheap matatu buses into town for a meal, though I recommend a taxi back from the restaurant - never walk in town late at night. Only downside is there is no swimming pool, but if you go to the Jacaranda Hotel opposite the Sarit centre (a 20 min walk north) and have a meal or beer there, they will let you cool off in their lovely pool in the afternoon for free (you can change there, don't ever just turn up in trunks and flip-flops!). There's plenty of shops selling everything around, plus a genuine bazaar where you can haggle and buy tourist souvenirs. So all in all a great little place to stay if you're on a budget, and one of the safer sides of town (the British embassy and others are also nearby).