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Sandavy Guest House - Kilimani

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've stayed in three different rooms at the guest house over the many times I've stayed in Nairobi. The flamingo rooms and the starling are larger and have their own toilets, the other 3 rooms share a toilet. The Bronze Sunbird is actually a bunk bed in the corridor between the toilet and the Little Bee Eater, which can be... More 

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Jacqueline N, Manager at Sandavy Guest House - Kilimani, responded to this review

Thank you for having chosen to stay with us and for the review. We truly appreciate. More 

Portland, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I have stayed in this guest house several times over the years ad for good reason: it is reasonably priced, very clean, well-run, and within walking distance of some shops and restaurants (in Adams Arcade). There has been some turnover in staffing since my latest previous visit, but the staff is still very helpful and nice folks. Rooms vary widely,... More 

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Jensen Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We stayed one night here on our way in to Nairobi. The staff were so welcoming and accommodating. Secret to the showers: The switch to turn on the "on demand hot water" is either on the wall outside the shower or above the sink. It's the switch that has the red square that illuminates once it is on. Secret to... More 

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Puyallup, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We stayed at Sandavy for only one night before our safari. The staff were quite nice, and willing to have our breakfast ready before sun-up. Rates were fair, but not great. The room was decent sized, with a shared hallway bath. The campus grounds are well taken care of and the location is great. Sandavy is a nice comfortable place... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

What friendly, helpful staff and delicious food! An excellent stay not far from Junction shopping centre if you choose to go out for meals. Also very quick and easy to get into town. The accommodation is fairly basic, but clean and comfortable. I stayed in one of the rooms with shared bathroom facilities, but was lucky enough not to have... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Cannot say enough about this place and the people who work here. If you're an independent traveller, you'll find Sandavy a lovely and safe place to stay Nairobi. Three tips (1) if you want to avoid the pricey safari tour operators, and looking for something more personalised at a budget price, David can arrange personal drivers who can take you... More 

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

I have stayed at Sandavy on Ndemi Close multiple times, and with both big groups and by myself. This location is great -- guests can walk to multiple shopping centers, and it is a relatively easy drive (within the context of the infamous traffic of the city) to a wide variety of wonderful locales. David, Sandy, and staff have been... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

I've stayed here before and it is one of my first choices for B&B in Nairobi. It is in a quiet neighborhood, within walking distance to basic shops and restaurants (Adams Arcade and beyond), on the same side of town as the airport, is very clean and has very friendly staff. The food is fine, nothing extra-ordinary, but fine. It's... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

I've stayed here on several occasions in 2012 and am now back in 2013. It remains a lovely place to stay, within reasonable walking distance to Adams Arcade (which is getting better by the year). Many of the rooms have a shared bath in the hallway, sometimes shared with one other room, sometimes private to just one room, and sometimes... More 

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Gates Of The Arctic National Park and Preserve, Alaska
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

We had just finished our epic 9-day safari and the three of us wanted a restful, albeit short, night of sleep before our very early departure out of Kenya the next day. It was not to be. The property of the b&b is very quaint, that is, if you can find it! No signs indicate the location of the b&b,... More 

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David W, Owner at Sandavy Guest House - Kilimani, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback. I apologize once more for the inconvenience. After confirming your booking I reserved for you the only triple room the ‘violet backed starling’ but a new staff member erroneously put other clients into your room rather than the Lesser Flamingo Room. I did show you the booking log that showed you were supposed to be... More 

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  • Free Internet
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Airport Transportation
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in the quiet Nairobi suburbs of Kilimani and the upmarket Lavington area with easy access to the city centre, Sandavy Guest Houses Bed and Breakfast are close to restaurants and shopping centres. For hospitality at its best, make Sandavy Guest Houses your Nairobi destination. Perfect for business and leisure travelers, families, groups and students... we offer a comfortable, secure and affordable home away from home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sandavy Guest House - Kilimani

Address: Ndemi Close, Ndemi Rd, Nairobi 15006-00100, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range: $70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Sandavy Guest House b&b
Sandavy Guest House Hotel Nairobi
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