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Perth, Australia
Reviewed August 29, 2013

This hostel is a beauty. The staff are very friendly and informative (George is true legend), there are all the facilties you need and it attracts a nice group of people who are up for some fun. I'll be back one day Georgey :)

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed August 28, 2013

This was a great Hostel in a great location!! Close enough to walk to town and to several markets for buying gifts and eating places! The staff was supper friendly and the food was so good there as well!!

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Reviewed August 28, 2013

I love this place! The staff are super friendly and make it a point to serve you well! They have great food and wonderful facilities! One of the favorite things that its located close to the mall and Nakumatt as well as several coffee shops and there's wireless. Check it out!

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England, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 26, 2013

We spent one night here after getting a bus from Uganda. The bus was delayed and we arrived at 3am, after our driver had great difficulty in finding the place. It had moved location again and was not obvious where it was. We had also not been informed that they had moved. Considering we had phoned ahead to tell them...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed August 23, 2013

After travelling much around Kenya, i stayed at the hostel it pretty decent and was a short walking distance to the town center. the staff were really helpful and the price was much cheaper than most hostels in Nairobi, i also had a chance to meet up with fellow travellers in a nice and comfy atmosphere.

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Bunia, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Reviewed August 8, 2013

This place is AWESOME... the staff is great, the accomodation and everything, you are 5 minutes away from one of the Nairobi malls, you just have to call in order to get a reference of the location... but after that, I don't have anything else to say... 100% recommended

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed July 9, 2013

I was really positively surprised by this place. The rooms are pretty basic; you can choose a dormbed for approx 14 dollars a day or a privat room for 35 dollars (which is a better deal if you're more than one since you get your own room with a key) and the toilets are decent - there are three big...

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1Thank Marie M
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed June 29, 2013

The new Milimani Backpackers in Nairobi is a great stay. The hostel has moved into a spacious, clean and modern house. Great and affordable food readily available, wi-fi works, and not too noisy. If you are going around the time of this review, make sure to call ahead and ask for directions - lots of road work with detours in...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 12, 2013

Was only there for one night before leaving for safari but the place was pretty central (only a 10/15 minute walk to central nairobi) and it was clean with friendly staff. Wouldn't rave about it especially as it was a little bit pricey for Kenya, but definitely a safe place to stay for a short period of time in NBO.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed February 24, 2013 via mobile

A nice, secure place in Nairobi. The staff is mostly nice and helpful, especially the kitchen staff. Good food, but it can be found cheaper in town. I slept in the 8 person dorm, beds are nice, but the rooms are a bit small. All in all it was a good experience

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
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We provide budget oriented, sociable accommodation for guests; Travel and Tourism related services & a Location for hosting events. ... more   less 

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: $11 - $22 (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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