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Reviewed November 21, 2015

We went to 4 days Masai Mara / Lake Nakuru safari organised by Milimani Backpackers. Patricia was very friendly and patient answering all our questions before the trip and providing information about different options. Also, we are very satisfied and highly recommend our guide Ben - he has a deep knowledge about animals, plants. He also told us about Kenya...

Thank Laurynas B
Colombes, France
Reviewed October 14, 2015

I didn't stay at the milimani backpacker hostel in Karen but I spend one hour befrore going to safari. It seemed to be clean and the staff friendly. Be careful, its far from the city center and it could take more than one hour to go to karen due to traffic congestion. The safari was a good quality for the...

Thank ronsinette
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 20, 2015

I spent two nights at Mililami last month and I had a very good time. The hostel is fairly basic but extremely clean, there are mosquito nets provided. The food is OK and quite cheap. The staff are very helpful and welcoming. The wifi is decent and the area is nice; this place feels very safe. I would definitely recommend...

Thank Kasia R
Reviewed September 16, 2015

I stayed here with my sister and we did not get a good vibe from the place. We thought it would be a good place to meet other travellers, but there was nobody else staying. There were a few guys working there who just didn't look trustworthy and one of them kept on making innopropriate comments to my sister. The...

3Thank Brett S
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 16, 2015

This backpackers was a great find, the people were lovely and so helpful. Really good value for money. There were just 2 of us and we were given a HUGE room with private en suite and balcony. Really handy to local touristy things like giraffe and elephant sanctuaries and for really reasonable prices the hostel organise trips to these places...

Thank Emmroo
Bozeman, Montana, United States
Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

I know the location has changed a few times, so I am writing this review about the location it was in in 2015 (next to the Galeria mall). I had a great time and everybody working there was very friendly. The food was pretty good for the price, the house was very clean and had a hot shower, and it...

Thank hockemaster12
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 5, 2015

The room was quite basic, 4 to a room. I stayed for one night and my sleep was quite pleasent. The owner was kind enough to sort out my Safari to the masai mara, she gave the best deal I could find anywhere, and when there was some miscommunication that caused me to miss the transport, she was amazing enough...

Thank mohamed z
Reviewed July 25, 2015

I arranged to be picked up at the airport by this hostal. They were on time, gave me a quick, safe ride for a fair price. the staff were friendly and helpful, the place was clean, had hot water, served a good breakfast included in stay price. also, i booked a safari through them and they accomodated where i wanted...

1Thank Josie B
Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

I have very little experience of staying in backpackers places and hostels but if they're all like this then this I'll be doing it more in the future. Kenya can feel quite chaotic at times but this place is serene and comfortable. A great place to unwind when on tour. I like how the place is set out with nice...

Thank Ben C
Oakdale, California
Reviewed April 27, 2015

My daughter and I found this hostel b&b very comfortable and welcoming especially with our last minute travel. Breakfast was included, chef on staff to order other meals. Comfortable beds with linen in the dorm, shower and baths clean with warm water. Staff was great, warm, helpful, welcoming.

Thank Nancy S
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Additional Information about Milimani Backpackers & Safari Centre

Address: St Hellen Ln Off Langata Road, Karen | P.O Box 21289, Nairobi 00505, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range: $12 - $24 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 23
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“If you want to "splurge," the large corner room with the balcony is great!”
 of 5 bubbles panthergirl25, Oct 5, 2016 | Read review
“If you can stretch your budget, the massive double room with balcony is worth the splurge.”
 of 5 bubbles markrD6874CU, Apr 26, 2016 | Read review
“if you have a tent, its both cheap and lovely to camp in the garden.”
 of 5 bubbles mohamedz798, Aug 5, 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are spanking clean. The upstairs double called 'Simba' is HUGE! It actually has a double & a single bed plus a big en suite bathroom with shower & bath plus a balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles markrD6874CU, Apr 3, 2015 | Read review
“It is a fair walk to the City but there are buses which I did not take.”
 of 5 bubbles petermY2777LY, Aug 19, 2014 | Read review
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