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The Boma Nairobi

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The Boma is outside Nairobi so you avoid the horrible traffic getting to other hotels inside the city downtown areas. I stayed a few days at my favorite Norfolk but the traffic to get there is unbelievable. My new choice is the Boma. Excellent accommodation, clean, well run. Staff was so nice and very helpful. Brand ew also.

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Thank John G
Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015 via mobile

Nice place the proximity to JKIA and Nairobi national park makes it ideal for the connecting travellers in Nairobi. It has good conference rates and has a rich artistic feel. The interior design is well thought out with beautiful abstract paintings and sculptures. The buffet meals are reasonably priced at roughly USD 27 The pool is solar heated and the... More 

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Thank Phil M
Nairobi Region, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Of the many hotels I have visited in Africa this one must rate as one of the best.The staff is extremely friendly and the service and food is top notch. If you want to stay in Nairobi this is the place to go Carel South Africa

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

The Boma meaning home in Swahili is really a home away feom home. This hotel is very nearer to the airport yet not very far from the CBD area. I strongly recommend this hotel given the heavy traffic in nairobi, please plan well in advance to reach the place of destination by factoring minimum one hour along with the travel... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Easy drive from NBO airport, even in heavy traffic. We stayed overnight and found the room very comfortable, quiet, clean and well laid out, although the bathroom was tight. WiFi was good and power plugs well located. Staff are friendly and efficient and they even served a buffet breakfast at 04:30 for our early safari departure!

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Thank cooperpeterj
Nairobi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Building, facility, room, pool etc. are very new, well arranged and clean. And Boma hotel is very safe because owner is Kenya Red Cross. Amazingly they have smoking room also. This is good for smokers.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The Boma Hotel is a fantastic place to stay and everybody very friendly. Great location between airport and the city center next to the Red Cross Headquarters. had a beautiful suite with lots of space.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

The Boma is spotlessly clean, has friendly,very helpful staff, and a great pool and gift shop. The rooms are large with tubs and showers. The large breakfast buffet sounds wonderful but I had to leave too early to try it. Great place to lay over between flights.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

A very nice hotel in nairobi. Its very clean and neat. The ambience is good. Price is a bit on higher side. Helpful hotel staff. Restaurant menu does not provide much variety. The room interiors are very nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Hotel boma in... is the veryy veryy good hotel of nairobi I was stay there at 17th june for 1 day But in 1 day i such really feel good.. Facilityz , hotel , rooms , servisez , fooding , breakfast and most workers of there these all thingz was a wonderfull.... I liked that.. And i want to say... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Minibar
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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
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • 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: $210 - $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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#4 Spa Hotel in Nairobi
#5 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
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