We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Imax

Mama Ngina Street, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 737 558802
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Average Experience

Went to see a movie with my wife and IMAX only had The Hobbit showing for the whole of Christmas... read more

Reviewed December 26, 2014
Danjuma O
,
Abuja, Abuja Capital Territory, Nigeria
via mobile
Not the same as an American movie experience.

Sound slightly off, people like to talk, not very clean, and not conveniently located. No paper in... read more

Reviewed December 20, 2014
Molly S
Read all 39 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Apr 19, 2017
“Ghost in the Shell”
Mar 13, 2017
“great!!”
LOCATION
Mama Ngina Street, Nairobi, Kenya
CONTACT
Website
+254 737 558802
Write a ReviewReviews (39)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language

11 - 20 of 38 reviews

Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

Went to see a movie with my wife and IMAX only had The Hobbit showing for the whole of Christmas and Boxing Day. Despite the very limited movie options, the 3D experience was okay. Thank God we hadn't seen the movie.

1  Thank Danjuma O
Reviewed December 20, 2014

Sound slightly off, people like to talk, not very clean, and not conveniently located. No paper in the toilets so don't drink to much during the movie. Popcorn was good.

1  Thank Molly S
Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

I recommend to go here if you want a great view of cinema. The place is nice located at City Centre of nairobi. They the latest movies from Hollywood

Thank Godwin M
Reviewed November 3, 2014

The format speaks for itself. Their tagline is "Watch a movie, or be in one." I agree. When you watch a movie shot in IMAX (not digitally upscaled like they do sometimes) you really are in the movie. The fourth Transformers remains my all-time best...More

Thank Colin A
Reviewed October 23, 2014

Believe this is the only truly 3d cinema in Nairobi cos been to others and they are not quite as vivid. The location was not great for me as it was right in town and I felt vulnerable packing out there in the open especially...More

1  Thank Olutayo B
Reviewed October 14, 2014

Imax made my trip to Nairobi so perfect.I was so happy being in a cinemax that resembles my street cinemax back home in the States.Watched 4 movies in here and i was never let down each time i decided to go in for another one...More

1  Thank Lisa K
Reviewed September 30, 2014

good enough service, clean theatre for the 7 am show which i usually watch myself or with 7 other strangers which means i can relax and have any outbursts i want depending on the movie. i hope they keep up this slot for adrenaline junkies...More

Thank wanjoku
Reviewed September 6, 2014

Well priced IMAX movie theater which has 3D capability. Be sure to check what movie is showing as they rotate several movies on the single screen each day. Have been several times.

Thank TJ SA R
Reviewed August 5, 2014

this place is just too good for movie lovers ,but their lobby is not good needs to improve it ... previously is was 800ksh per person now with vat and all they have made it 1100 ksh per person.. and i think its wroth it...More

1  Thank ZeinTraveller
Reviewed May 9, 2014

I go in there cool and come out sweating, either they dont switch on the ac's or they dont have them at all...the 3D is actually good enough but the screen is too large, some scenes in the movie can make you turn your head...More

5  Thank moha m
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 169 hotels in Nairobi
Sarova Stanley
1,199 reviews
.11 miles away
Hilton Nairobi
1,311 reviews
.13 miles away
Oakwood Hotel
43 reviews
.14 miles away
Sentrim 680 Hotel
197 reviews
.17 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Teriyaki Japan
24 reviews
.07 miles away
Thai Chi Restaurant - The Stanley Hotel
295 reviews
.13 miles away
Nairobi Java House Downtown
173 reviews
.01 miles away
Exchange Bar
47 reviews
.13 miles away
Nearby Attractions
National Archives
134 reviews
.18 miles away
Bencia Africa Adventure & Safaris
92 reviews
.12 miles away
Tom Mboya Statue
27 reviews
.18 miles away
Guided Nairobi City Tours
102 reviews
.13 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Imax staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit