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perth
Reviewed March 14, 2017

This place looked very good to start with,the room looked reasonable but the rest was disaster,first use of toilet and water ran out the back all over the bathroom floor so you had wet feet,well it was late afternoon and I was tired so I thought get on with it but after waiting half and hour for some hot water...

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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

The hotel is clean and safe, the breakfast is good (toast-eggs-beens-cereals) It's located not far from the city center and right at the bus terminal of the Arusha shuttles. We didn't manage to get a hold of the hotel by phone/email as they don't reserve rooms on credit so they just don't bother.. Reception is open 24/7, it's a large...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed February 17, 2016

I spent a night in this hotel in September 2015. The hotel is in a quiet side of Nairobi, although a few paces down Moi Avenue there are many bars and clubs that open through the night. The rooms are rather cheap given their good quality. Although it is not a luxury hotel, I found it quite comfortable. I spent...

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3Thank Moronge O
Reviewed December 8, 2015 via mobile

This is the best hotel price wise where u can sleep easy without worrying bout getting robbed in the middle of the night.. The hotel description has ALOT of false amenities.. No hairdryer, no casino, no room service, no disco n no air-conditioning (leave alone a fan).. The rooms are small but clean.. They use a restaurant next door for...

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3Thank Mufaddal S
Arusha, Tanzania
Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

If you are completely first timer in Nairobi this is the kind of place to stay. I could easily access the city amenities at ease and get directions very conveniently. Nakumatt, safaricom, village market, uhuru Park etc are just the second road. Talk of a hot location this is the place. Other faults, as far as I'm concerned, are easily...

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1Thank Andrew G
Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed November 27, 2014

We stayed here because it was very convenient for the bus to Arusha. There are at least three bus companies departing daily from outside the hotel early in the morning. The hotel staff were friendly and pleasant. The single rooms are a reasonable size and clean. The plumbing in the bathroom is a bit Heath-Robinson with a dangerous-looking electric water...

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5Thank Barry R
Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed November 6, 2013

We spent there one night in March. The hotel looks much better in the inside than from the outside. The room was small, but it was clean. The bed was big and comfortable with clean sheets. The bathroom was very small, rather clean (although needs some renovation) with plastic sliding doors. Sometimes I was afraid it can fall off. The...

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3Thank Kasia S
Kampala
Reviewed September 12, 2013

I got this place, while all other accommodations in the city centre were fully booked. The location in the city centre, near Nakumatt Life Style which is a 24 hour shopping centre, with a pharmacy, jewellery shop, banks, coffee shops. is ideal for a solo traveller, as you can get time to move around in a secure environment. The rooms...

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4Thank Ronnelle
Reviewed June 29, 2013

The staff at Parkside Hotel are never smiling and they always look weird at you like something is wrong. They are not helpful at all and it seems like they are just here to earn money and are not thinking about their costumers at all. They don't say 'Hello' when you arrive and they don't say 'Goodbye' when you leave....

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7Thank BenjaminEngrob
Joburg
Reviewed June 20, 2013

This was my third time to spend sometime in this Hotel; it's been my stop over place. First time, it seemed okay since all I needed was basic. Second time, all hotels near amenities were fully booked n I had to spend a night waiting for an apartment in Kilimani (daily rentals), this last time, I landed there somehow due...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The operators of this comfortable mid-range hotel place great importance on the well-being of their guests with the reception being open around the clock. The hotel has a total of 68 rooms (28 single rooms, 20 double rooms). The hotel is located in direct proximity to the airport (5.0 km). Your accommodation is easy to reach as it is located directly adjacent to the motorway. Safes are available at reception and in your room to hold your valuables. There's no chance of boredom in this hotel. The hotel's casino and disco will cater for your entertainment needs. You can hire a car direct from the hotel, and park it on the hotel's car park during your stay. Feel free to enjoy room service or the wake-up facility when staying at the hotel. The hotel operates a suite of business facilities. All rooms have air conditioning, and also offer other facilities such as cable TV, Internet access and a hairdryer in the bathroom. Do you want to book a non-smoking room? Are you traveling with your family and do you need a cot? We will gladly cater for your wishes - please indicate them when booking your room. The minibar in your room contains many tasty things. Forget the worries of the day as you enjoy a relaxing massage. All kinds of delicacies can be served in the hotel's restaurant (with tables outdoors) and bistro, with specialties for vegetarians and diabetics, too. The hotel bar has a large selection of drinks for your enjoyment. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Parkside Hotel

Address: Monrovia Street, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi > Nairobi Central Business District
Price Range: $60 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 68
Also Known As:
Parkside Hotel Nairobi
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“one where everything works”
PerthJill, Mar 14, 2017 | Read review
“A deluxe room is far better, for a very small difference in price.”
MorongeO, Feb 17, 2016 | Read review
“I got a room on 1st floor, since I was not feeling well, was able to walk to the pharmacy to get medication.”
Ronnelle, Sep 12, 2013 | Read review
“On Fridays, ask for the street side to avoid the worst of the bar noise. However, the street side has all of the Arusha-bound buses departing. So Sat-Thurs, ask for back side.”
  • Towel after wiping moldy shower walls, Room 206
  • Mold on shower walls, Room 206
Kitcat22, Apr 12, 2013 | Read review
“You may be able to ask for a room in the quieter side of the hotel if the noise bothers you.”
VFaz, Feb 23, 2013 | Read review
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