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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Please note that this review is of the STUDIO room. The studio rooms ($80 dollar/night rooms) were a bit old and in another building separate from the main building and garden views. The bathroom was extremely small and the hot water a bit dodgy. The windows had no screens so if you stay in the summer you will trapped in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

The guesthouse is well located for UN visitors as it's within walkable distance (20min) in a safe neighbourhood. The staff is very friendly and responsive. Breakfast was decent. The room I had was clean but small and very basic. All in all a good option for long term stays (there is also a small kitchen) if you wish to avoid... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

A few years back i stayed at this accommodation. This time I returned as i have been seriously disappointed with other accommodation in the same neighborhood. DON'T BE FOOLED!!! some unscrupulous competitors are taking advantage of the fact that the Gigiri Homestead has moved to claim that it had closed down. WELL far from it, it simply move further down... More 

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laxenburg, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

This is your perfect choice to stay for the UN or other offices in Gigiri. It is a small place so no risk of terrorism, and well guarded, hidden, so I suppose it is the safest place in Nairobi you can get. You can walk to the UN, but taking a taxi is also not expensive; and any further you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

I stayed 3 nights in Gigiri Homestead, secure place in a quiet area of Nairobi and very close to the famous shopping mall, Village Market and the UN compound. The personnal is very professional, friendly and helpful. They do the best for you. I had a room with a private terrasse with view on the garden. The area is very... More 

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Almaty, Kazakhstan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Starting from the booking, all went very smooth with this guest house. The hotel arranged an airport pick up at reasonable price. Staff met me and my colleague very friendly. Although, the first impression of the room upon arrival was a bit different from what was expected out of the photos, a further stay turned out quite positive. The rooms... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Gigiri Homestead is an excellent guest house in a good location - especially if you want to be close to the UN, embassies and Village Market. The staff are very friendly, the breakfast and evening meals are good and the rooms are comfortable. The wifi is also stable and reliable, which is a bonus! Overall highly recommended

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

From the day we arrived, Gigiri Homestead staff proved to be highly capable hosts during our enjoyable stay in Kenya! They provided their well-kept rooms at a reasonable cost, and were able to help us coordinate our regular contacts with our local transport services. I found the firm mattresses and mosquito netting quite a lovely final destination after a long... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

A quiet secure part of the city with a wonderful staff. Walking distance from a mall (Village Market), where you can get everything that you need + ATM-machines. Breakfast, lunch and dinner is served in a small -cosy- dining room beside the kitchen, large portions. I was in one of the rooms one stairway up, a room with a balcony,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

We were here for a conference and Gigiri homestead was a perfect place to stay while in Nairobi. Calm and safe area. Great homecooked food in the restaurant. You have to order a head but it was no problem. Very nice and friendly staff!

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gigiri Homestead is a beautiful residence that provides comfortable, convenient and quality accommodation. It is situated within the lovely suburb of Gigiri and is within walking distance of the Village Market shopping centre, UN Head Quarters and US Embassy. The house is nicely furnished and has experienced staff that are committed to making your stay in Kenya a wonderful experience. The nightly rate includes unlimited wireless internet access and a delicious complimentary buffet breakfast. Discounts are provided to guests who stay longer than 1 week. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gigiri Homestead

Address: Un Close | Off UN Cresent Road, HSE No. 287 Last house in the close., Nairobi, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi > Highridge
Price Range: $78 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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