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China Garden Hotel and Apartments
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Ranked #73 of 185 Specialty Lodging in Nairobi
Swakopmund, Namibia
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“Not again”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

The only reason to choose this hotel would be its close proximity to the UN complex. I felt like staying in a dormitory, very basic rooms with no effort whatsoever to make you feel comfortable - curtains falling down, cold floors, very noisy. Cleanliness was OK, but could not make up for the terrible atmosphere. The breakfast was a joke - I had to wait half an hour for basic eggs, bacon and coffee. The only plus is the very friendly staff. It is the first time I changed hotel, but this one just did not do it for me.

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  • Stayed June 2012, traveled on business
    • 1 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2012

Stayed at China Gardens (hotel side) first week in November 2011. I was in Nairobi for a meeting at the UN Centre, Gigiri.

Very convenient and right across the the UN complex. It takes about 2 minutes to walk to the main gate. It is not a 5star hotel BUT, the bed was comfortable, room was clean, water VERY hot and staff were friendly and accommodating. I didn't have any problems with mosquitoes. Bfast was included in my room rate which was much lower that the relatively expensive Hilton and other hotels downtown. Bfast was adequate - eggs, ham, coffee, tea, fruit. Internet was free and speed reasonable.

I left the conference room late every night - 10pm, 11pm - ALONE - and so far, never had any problems regarding my safety.

Will stay again!

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  • Stayed November 2011, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Property: China Garden Hotel and Apartments
Address: UN Avenue, opposite UN Complex entrance | Gigiri, Nairobi, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi > Highridge
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Ranked #73 of 185 Specialty Lodging in Nairobi
Number of rooms: 6

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