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The Boma Nairobi

#5 of 156 Hotels in Nairobi
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Red Cross Road, South C | off Popo Rd, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

I stayed at The Boma from 27th to 31st July. It was a business visit and we were a group of six. I really had a great time. The hotel is clean and neat and the room was surprisingly luxurious. The staff are pleasant, the food is good and the location felt secure. My only criticism concerns room service. Room... More 

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Victor Harbor, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Lovely hotel in good proximity to the airport. Staff are very friendly. Great breakfast included for us. Spacious rooms with adjoining doors for families. We had a couple of small omissions during our stay, but not even worth mentioning! A very pleasant base while visiting Nairobi.

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Thank Deb K
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

My arrival into Nairobi was late evening and my friend was arriving early next morning, so we needed a gathering point before heading out on our holiday. The folk at Giraffe Manor recommended The Boma. The hotel met me at the airport. Th driver was a friendly, happy person who efficiently dealt with my luggage and chatted with me on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

i was booked to this hotel by vintage africa on our recent safari, food is great a loved the restaurant downstairs, on our first night my husband and i wanted to get a brief history about nairobi and it enviroments and "John " the bellboy had it all in his fingertips... also recommended us to try the local beer tusker... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

My family arrived in Nairobi late in the evening after flying for about a day. We were exhausted and found the rooms comfortable and conducive to sleep. The next morning we had a wonderful breakfast and departed for the next part of our trip. We stopped back at The Boma after spending time in two camps and we all were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

The hotel is quite spacious and nice. But I always wonder why the hotels in Kenya do not have an iron in the room ? It wouldn't cost much. Especially if they want to call themselves business hotels. The food spread in the Buffett can definitely do with some variety and improvement. Otherwise overall it's a nice hotel

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Thank VishavDeepak
Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

the location is perfect, a serene peaceful neighborhood away from the traffic jammed city center.proximity to the airport and to the city center great. the super friendly hospitable staff right from the entrance,the food is awesome. im an interior designer,and yes a big vote for the decor!spectacular large rooms,free WiFi..... after a busy day in Nairobi stuck in traffic,The Boma... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

First visit to The Boma (not to Nairobi but due to Obamas visit my usual place booked up by the U.S. Secret Service) and took the opportunity to stay here and will return over my original choice for the future. Despite my airport transfer not turning up (and having had confirmed this the day before) I can't fault the rest... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

First hand experience is unpredictable. Even with reviews you still open to surprises. And Boma hotel holds many. First it's links with Ref Cross leaves you with an imagination of sleeping on a stretcher. We know this guys for saving lives really. But they have a surprisingly good place. Superb rooms, wonderful beds (seriously look at the picture & they... More 

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Thank Ambrose M
Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I had a very pleasant stay at Boma Hotel. The staff are extremely friendly and accomodating. The rooms are adequately equipped and comfortable. During Ramadan I was catered for as far as halaal food, iftar and suhoor which made it easy for me. It's also near to the airport which is useful in view of Nairobi's traffic. Wifi very useful.... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hospitality has now become a new front in the fight against human suffering. Kenya Red Cross Society has taken this concept to the next level with the launch of The Boma Nairobi. This is a luxury deluxe hotel with an adjoining conference centre offering world-class hospitality, having every penny of profit funding the KRCS’s humanitarian work. This is 'hospitality with a conscience.' ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Boma Nairobi

Address: Red Cross Road, South C | off Popo Rd, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range: $225 - $320 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Boma Nairobi 5*
Number of rooms: 148
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#1 Business Hotel in Nairobi
#3 Family Hotel in Nairobi
#4 Spa Hotel in Nairobi
#5 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
#5 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
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