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Reviewed August 31, 2015

If one has style, one simply has to love the Kipepeo hotel-restaurant. True, it has its flaws (loud noise neighborhood), but compared with the other sticky places of its price, this one offers you the best you can get over there (for that price). Wonderful rooms. Superb television quality. Nice temperatured waters in the showers. Good food. A jazz band...

1Thank theTimeTravellersBox
Reviewed July 1, 2015

I went to Nairobi on a business trip on June 2015. Location wise the hotel is good but for long stay it is not advisable. The restaurant is not clean, the room is clean but never get the room at the mezanine because of the disturbance at the bar. Boring experience.

Thank Pezechiel
Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

Top of River Dr , between two bus stations so expect noise, staff are nice but hotel is basic yet for the price OK, breakfast is well breakfast ..you'll not go hungry but its not the best. Safety is good guards are very aware.

Thank Karl S
Reviewed May 26, 2015

I recently stayed at the Kipepeo after away from East Africa for some time and found it to be excellent as always . I can always count on the staff to more than helpful and polite . My room was nice , was cleaned daily with fresh towels daily and a change of linens every 2 to 3 days ....

2Thank alabama19832000
Reviewed March 16, 2015

I stayed in this hotel for 7 days While attending a business workshop at K.I.C.C. Rooms are clean, staff are friendly, delicious food,good security and the price is ok. I liked the location of the hotel since it is only 5 min walk from K.I.C.C. Generally i can say the hotel good.

2Thank felix m
Arusha, Tanzania
Reviewed February 25, 2015

We stayed here for only a night and would never stay again. We check-in our room and found the bathroom light was not working. I called the reception to repair it for 3 times but no one showed up despite the lady on the other end promising someone would come. At times no one picked the phone and I had...

2Thank Elipanther
Madrid, Spain
Reviewed January 8, 2015

Location is good, yes it is located in a busy street, but Nairobi is a busy city and this hotel is near the city centre. Good security and very nice staff at the lobby, in the restaurant and around the hotel. I slept in two different rooms. Breakfast was ok for a daystart. In general rooms were ok, with tv...

1Thank LTA1977
Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed December 3, 2014

Stayed in this hotel just to spend one night before safari. Hotel is ok, was clean, staff was ok, just looked little confused in the night. Price was ok, 40 USD for one night incl. breakfast. Only problems were, that wifi didnt work in the room and water in the shower was cold. Breakfast was so so, but if you...

1Thank bijou1985
Sliedrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed November 22, 2014

The hotel reception looks nice and the service is good. The rooms are standard: okay bed, fan, hot shower, mosquito nets available on request. The restaurant does good food and the breakfast (included) was good and filling. Centrally located, but very noisy at night (music, car alarms, etc.). Okay stay if it's just for one night.

Thank Irene v
Napa, California
Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

Single woman, 82 yrs old, traveling solo, and having been flying or in transit for over 60 hours! On my way out of customs, I heard the usual call "TAXI" and paused to say I had to find out where to go before taking a taxi. As it turned out, this was a service to get you into a taxi...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Kipepeo is the flagship of the Kipepeo Group of Hotels, all offering accommodation and services at budget prices, comprising Hotel Kipepeo and Hotel Mariposa, both situated in the rapidly growing downtown section of Nairobi, while Kipepeo Avenue House is located in the heart of Nairobi's Central Business District.Hotel Kipepeo comprises 56 letting rooms which may be booked online, bar and a la carte restaurant. It is five minutes' walk from the Central Business District.All rooms are equipped with power showers and mosquito netting, computerised door locks, digital safes,satellite tv and CCTV enhanced security.Reception operates 24 hours and free wi-fi internet is available. The restaurant offers both international and local cuisine.The hotel has partnered with Spanish Express Coach services, offering a direct service to Mombasa which may be booked from within the hotel. The coach departs daily from the front of the hotel.Hotel Mariposa is situated five minutes' walk away from Hotel Kipepeo. It comprises 16 letting rooms and full bar and restaurant services. Free wi-fi internet is available.Hotel Mariposa also provides all the conference facilities of the Kipepeo Group of Hotels through several halls ranging from small meetings to major presentations. All halls are equipped with full digital screen services and any specialised equipment needed may be ordered in advance.The hotel also offers small lounges for hire for private meetings, with dedicated waiter service.In house manicure and pedicure services are offered on selected days of the week.Hotel Mariposa has partnered with Spanish Express Coach Services to Mombasa. The coaches, which may be booked at Hotel Kipepeo, depart from outside Hotel Mariposa.For guests staying at Hotels Kipepeo and Mariposa but working in the Central Business District, Kipepeo Avenue House offers full restaurant services and business lunches at competitive prices. Free wi-fi internet is available.Avenue House is situated opposite the New Stanley Hotel on Kenyatta Avenue.All three Kipepeo Hotels offer a changing mix of live entertainment on a nightly basis. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Kipepeo

Address: River Rd, opposite bank of africa next to eastmatt, Nairobi 75362, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi > Nairobi Central Business District
Price Range: $38 - $62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Kipepeo 3*
Number of rooms: 56
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“Ask for a mosquito net and a fan!!”
 of 5 bubbles 722jonasa, Mar 17, 2016 | Read review
“Corner rooms are bigger then A wings are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles wemimob, Oct 25, 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on the inside have the best wifi signal”
 of 5 bubbles felixm468, Mar 16, 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room that is not on the streed side, because that can be very noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles Irenev674, Nov 22, 2014 | Read review
“rooms facing courtyard has superb internet and also away from the noise on the street”
 of 5 bubbles AbdulA0108, Jun 1, 2014 | Read review
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