For those who come for a meeting at the UN campus, this hotel is located perfectly between the UN campus and a shopping mall (called Village Mall) both within walking distances. I came to know that there are two houses (50 and 54). I stayed in a room on the first floor. Although my room had a bathroom separate, the bathroom was only for me and located next to it. The room itself is also at the end of a short hallway and I did not encounter anyone at least during my short stay when I went to the bathroom from my room. I heard some people upstairs did not get hot water but my bathroom did not have any issues and was clean/comfortable with a big shower outlet. Internet was also working very well. There is a shared living and dining area and the people serving guests are very nice, and I felt very much welcomed. The breakfast was also nicely served. Upon request, you can also have a dinner. The Village Market is also within a walking distance, although we took a taxi at night. The house is located in a very quiet area. I will definitely go back if I have a chance.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Gigiri Homestead is a beautiful residence that provides comfortable, convenient and quality accommodation. It is situated within the lovely suburb of Gigiri and is within walking distance of the Village Market shopping centre, UN Head Quarters and US Embassy. The house is nicely furnished and has experienced staff that are committed to making your stay in Kenya a wonderful experience. The nightly rate includes unlimited wireless internet access and a delicious complimentary buffet breakfast. Discounts are provided to guests who stay longer than 1 week. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Gigiri Homestead Hotel Nairobi