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“The African spirit of a peaceful home” 5 of 5 stars
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Shalom House
Ranked #22 of 226 Nairobi B&B and Inns
catania
1 review
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“The African spirit of a peaceful home”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

I was in Shalom House for the months of April and May 2012 on a work holiday. in a busy context that is a characteristic Nairobi city, Shalom presented a wonderful and serene environment that facilitates both relax and concentration. as a social enterprise of Koinonia Community its service to the marginalized members of the society is quite an inspiration. The rooms are well maintained, excellent service and the staff is professional, friendly and available. It is quite an experience of the real African Social spirit that is priceless..... thanks again.

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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled on business
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Jerusalem
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2012

I was in Shalom House with four friends, attendind an international conference nearby.
The rooms are clean, food abundant and well prepared.Above all the staff is friendly and helpful, always smiling and ready to assist, and in a difficult town like Nairobi this is a great value for money.

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled with friends
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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

I was in Kenya last year ago for some journalistic work. In Nairobi, I stayed at Shalom House. It is managed by Koinonia, a socially-minded community whose earnings are used to support the under-privileged, especially street children. Shalom House is a rather new building, located in a good city’s area. It is a haven of quietness and safety. The installations are clean. The staff is very welcoming. I enjoyed the accommodation and I recommend it to all tourists and travelers. If it happens to go back once more - what I wish - I'll surely get accommodation at Shallom House. Jose A. Rebelo - Manila, Philippines

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled on business
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Lecco, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

I was in Shalom House for two weeks in August 2010 on holidays and to visit some social project of Koinonia Community. The rooms are clean and the personnel very friendly and helpful. The food is well prepared and abundant. The big secure garden a welcome relax after the hectic ways of Nairobi. A great value for money. An homely and youthful atmosphere. Will make sure to go back.
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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with friends
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

This was part of our first trip to Kenya and we couldn't have been more impressed. The place is well-situated, the staff are friendly and helpful, and the food and rooms are more than adequate. We were impressed and would recommend this to anyonw who asked.

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled as a couple
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2 Thank m2loveless
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012

i was there on business and the staff are really excellent: understanding, polite, considerate and attentive to guests' needs. The place is safe and in a secure environment very close town. The rooms are great and the food: you gona leak your fingers.

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled on business
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1 Thank Mulenga B
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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012

i visited shalom house for the first time in 2001...it was under construction!
I flew back to Nairobi in 2004 and stayed there for 3 weeks with my husband. it's a comfortable place, hot water ,nice and clean single, double or multiple rooms. The conforts of the hotels at a cheaper price!
People are kind and open to help you to set up your daily schedule in Nairobi.Shalom house is the right place to stay if you don't want to live the stress of the downtown. There is a fabulous garden, perfect also for families with children. it's a safe place with guardians,there are two restaurants and a warm atmosphere.
we fly to nairobi almost every year and we always choose to stay in Shalom House.
Laura &Piero (Milano)

  • Stayed May 2011, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Shalom House

Property: Shalom House
Address: P.O.Box 21255, Nairobi 00505, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #22 of 226 B&Bs / Inns in Nairobi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Shalom House offers African Hospitality for business, workshops, conferences, seminars and lectures. It also houses accommodation facilities that are pocket friendly. If you are looking to do a wedding, then our beautiful garden with a well-manicured lawn is the place for you. At a minimal fee, you will enjoy high speed wireless broadband internet (WIFI) be it in your room, in the conference halls or at our garden or restaurants. Located just 7km from Nairobi City Centre and only a 35 minutes drive from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, it is the ideal place to be away from the busy and noisy environment of the city centre. ... more   less 
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