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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 1, 2011

Visited the hotel on december 4th, checked out on 5th. We saw cleaning ladies(2 next to our door at 8am). I personally asked her not to clean or go to our room, since we were checking out that morning at 11am, and had things on the bed we DIDNOT want touched. We( my friend and I) took 1 hour having...

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GMMvuliHouse, General Manager at Mvuli House, responded to this review

Kimvy, we regret to hear about your experience at Mvuli House. I have sent you a message directly to attempt to get to the root of the issue, because we have never had a theft incident by the staff at the Hotel. Kindly respond and give me more details to enable me deal with the issue conclusively.

Chandigarh, India
Reviewed November 23, 2011

I have stayed in Mvuli house twice. Both the times, the stay has been extremely good. The staff is polite, the rooms are clean and bathrooms very clean. The hotel is value for money. The staff is extremely courteous, and polite, you can virtually walk into the kitchen and ask the chef to cook whatever you want. I am a...

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GMMvuliHouse, General Manager at Mvuli House, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us @atulprasad123 and your kind review. We look forward to hosting you the next time you're in Nairobi.

Reviewed November 3, 2011

This guest house is delightful. Yes, the rooms are quite small and the dinner menu is a little limited, but the beds are comfy, the shower is hot and the staff are all so polite, friendly and welcoming. I feel I should point out that this is not a "western 5*" hotel... If that's what you want, go elsewhere, but...

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GMMvuliHouse, General Manager at Mvuli House, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us Vicky. I'm glad to note you were delighted. Indeed, Mvuli House is a budget hotel, but we strive to give the best value for your money, and great service. We look forward to hosting you again!

Ramsey, New Jersey
Reviewed October 5, 2011

Since most flights into Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta Airport from Europe arrive in the evening, most vacationing travelers need to find a convenient, one night place to lay their weary heads before continuing on to Indian Ocean or game park resort destinations. Mvuli House, which bills itself as a "limited service economy hotel" has the feel of a B and B,...

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GMMvuliHouse, General Manager at Mvuli House, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and the positive review. We have noted your concern about Room 101. We're currently carrying out a phased renovation of the Hotel, and in the next couple of months, all our rooms will have double glazed windows to reduce the noise. Thank you once more.

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed September 26, 2011

I reserved a twin and a triple room on hotel.info but, on arrival, the hotel said they had no details of the booking, for which I had a 'booking confirmation', and had no triple room available. They said hotel.info were not agents of theirs. After a very, very long struggle they agreed to give us a twin and a single...

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South Bend, Indiana
Reviewed September 9, 2011

Close to airport; stayed twice coming in/out of Kenya before travelling further upcountry. Very efficient for short overnight when making connections. Rooms are small but adequate and clean. Everything in working order. WiFi signal weak on upper floors but good in lobby lounge. The simple restaurant offers prompt and friendly service and is open all the time - nice for...

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GMMvuliHouse, General Manager at Mvuli House, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay with us, and the positive review. In the next one week we will have installed a booster on our top floors so we assure you fantastic wifi signal the next time you stay with us.

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed July 3, 2011

We were 6 friends who chose this location because it's near the necessary amenities that one would need when coming into Nairobi for a short business visit. The guest room is small and intimate but there is additional verandah seating that made it pleasant for an outdoor meeting session. The rooms were adequate in size though there are no frills....

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GMMvuliHouse, General Manager at Mvuli House, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us and the positive comments. We will work to improve our entertainment offering at the hotel.

Nairobi
Reviewed June 21, 2011

Clean hotel with friendly staff. The food was satisfactory. Shared a twin room and room was big enough for the two of us. I didn't enjoy the hot shower as the flow was not consistent and at one point the water became cold. The lack of a conference room was my low mark for the hotel as we had to...

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GMMvuliHouse, General Manager at Mvuli House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us, we appreciate the kind comments. We're very sorry that the Hotel didn't have private meeting facilities, we're currently constructing two meeting rooms within the property that will facilitate private meetings of up to 40 participants. This should be ready in less than 2 months time. We will sort out the shower issue,...

Nanyuki Town, Kenya
Reviewed June 21, 2011

I always stay at this hotel prior to travelling to UK or a break to Nairobi.. The rooms are spacious and kept very clean. The staff are always friendly and always willing to help. There is a restaurant that is open 24/7 with a good variety on the menu. The hotel is close to JKIA.

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GMMvuliHouse, General Manager at Mvuli House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the good review. We look forward to hosting you on your next trip to Nairobi!

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed June 8, 2011

I left my wallet in the room in the morning and found it in the evening intact. Its a wonderful experience apart from its location in the city interms of flexibility and Traffic Jam escape flexibility and also variety of food offerred in the menu

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GMMvuliHouse, General Manager at Mvuli House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for staying with us. We endeavor to give our guests the best service possible, and to be a great custodian to a guest's property. We look forward to hosting you again.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Mvuli House a place that embraces you in its serenity. Centrally located 5 minutes away from the Wilson Airport, it is a perfect stopover for guests transiting to Lamu, Malindi, Maasai Mara and other parts of Eastern Africa. Approximately 15 minutes away from the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, we are uniquely suited to meet the needs of business or leisure travelers on transit or layovers. Guests will find that Mvuli House is a relaxing getaway and an oasis of calm and ease. Mvuli has 46 lovely and well-appointed standard and twin bed rooms designed with your comfort in mind. Each room has a hot water shower, satellite TV connection, free wireless internet access (WI-FI), reading desk and a direct dial telephone. For your convenience and comfort, we offer room service, laundry service and a safety deposit box for valuables.The Mvuli House Restaurant is a tantalizingly perfect blend of both African and Western cuisines. The classic Mvuli Continental breakfast* consists of a tempting array of fresh seasonal fruits from around the country, refreshing natural juices, delectable pastries and scrumptious hot dishes, just what you need before a long work day. For lunch and dinner, our guests have the option of a 6-course buffet with an assortment of meats and mouthwatering desserts or ordering a meal off our appetizing a la carte menu. Our award-winning chef delights in creating a delicious cuisine for our guests. If you do fall in love with a Kenyan dish, maybe a word with the chef might result in you getting the recipe to take home * Breakfast is served between 6.00am and 11.00 am but on special request, we can prepare an early breakfast for guests with early flights or meetings.Need to work on the go? Mvuli House provides free Wi-Fi (wireless connectivity) 24 hours a day for our hotel guests. We make it easy for you to meet your deadlines and stay in touch with the world whether you are in Nairobi for business or pleasure.Our dedicated staff will assist if you are in need of photocopying, phone, printing or other business centre services. We are happy to help however way we can. In addition to the traditional hotel services, Mvuli House is a cozy location for conferences and events. We cater for meetings of up to 40 delegates in our conference room and events of up to 100 attendees in our garden. Our dedicated team of conference coordinators will give you personalized service throughout your event. Get in touch with us on if you would like to have a meeting or hold an event at Mvuli House. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mvuli House

Address: Lang'ata Road | PO Box 12181, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range: $65 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Mvuli House 2*
Number of rooms: 49
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“Don't take a room at the street side”
 of 5 bubbles NL-Sandra-NL, Jul 17, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for rooms not facing the Langata road, less noisy.”
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“'Quiet' side of the building.”
 of 5 bubbles Sheepdog7, Feb 28, 2016 | Read review
“pick the double room.a bit more spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles triciak96, Jun 7, 2015 | Read review
“Choose a room on the first floor. There is no lift!”
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