It felt like going home each time we went back there - a total of eight nights. All of the staff were helpful and friendly - security, front desk and restaurant. The rooms are fairly basic, but better than we were offered in other places. The shower worked and the beds comfortable, with the wifi usually operational.
We really enjoyed the breakfasts - good eggs, bacon and sausages, toast and jam plus inessentials such as fruit. The evening meals were basic but good for us - meat of your choice plus spinach and your favourite starch - other things were on the menu, but not always in the kitchen. There is an outdoor bar, but I'm not sure how that qualifies the place as a resort.
We liked the location with a short walk to a local supermarket which has a craft market on Friday to Sunday in the car park. We felt completely safe safe walking the streets in daylight but didn't try at night. You can also walk to the Carnivore Restaurant or Wilson Airport. There are the very frequent Matatus on Langata Road taking you to other shopping areas, the city centre and the elephant orphanage [125/126].
This is a budget hotel in a nice suburban location and should be treated as such. We were able to stay there and eat there [breakfast and dinner] for US$80/day for two people. You can't say that for many places in Nairobi.
I will recommend it to my daughter who is planning a trip next year and any friends who are going there.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Situated in a serene area. Maintains high standards of cleanliness. Near Carnivore Restaurant, Nairobi National Park, Giraffe center, David Sheldrick- Elephant Orphanage among other attractions.Have professional,warm and friendly staff. ... more less