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“In this part of the city , the most nice one !”
Review of The Boma Nairobi

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The Boma Nairobi
Ranked #8 of 164 Hotels in Nairobi
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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“In this part of the city , the most nice one !”
Reviewed June 8, 2013 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights , it is close to the airport , very nice for it price , good food and good rooms . Good andnice breakfast . It is in a mutual ownership with red cross hotel which is less good . Perfect hotel for business people .

  • Stayed December 2012
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Aggrey B, Manager at The Boma Nairobi, responded to this review, June 10, 2013
Hi Zoran999,
Thank you for your custom and comments. We know you have many choices in Nairobi and we glad you elected to stay with us.

About our ownership, the Kenya Red Cross Society invested in the business for sustainability of their humanitarian activities. We therefore hope that you will continue supporting us in our effort to raise funds for good causes.

Thank you once again and hopore to see youi soon.

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Reviewed May 26, 2013

Had the most fabulous stay at The Boma. Excellent airport pickup at 2.30pm. Easy check-in. Friendly staff. Rooms - roomy and clean. Good variety of restaurants and food. Just a lovely stay made even more pleasant by the courteous, ever helpful staff - who not only smile but have a good sense of humour. Just wish they had the same attitude here in Nigeria.
Location between Nairobi Central and airport which was brilliant as you avoided the city traffic. No noise.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
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Aggrey B, Manager at The Boma Nairobi, responded to this review, May 26, 2013
Hi Krikken,
Thank you for sharing your views about our hotel. We are encouraged by your compliments and we hope you will find the same consistency on your return visit to our property.
Regards
Aggrey
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Bogota, Colombia
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Reviewed May 20, 2013

Is a very nice place. The fact that is managed by Kenyan Red Cross gives a nice karma to be there. Very nice rooms and places. Restaurants are very nice and the food is ok. The pool is little, but ok. Nice gym. I don't like to have to pay a forfeit when check out time passed.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled on business
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Aggrey B, Manager at The Boma Nairobi, responded to this review, May 22, 2013
Jambo Luis,
Thank you for giving The Boma an opportunity to host and serve you.

I have noted your feelings on our pricing and late checkout charges. I would like to assure you that our team is empowered to tailor make packages to suit your needs. We obviously did not offer you an acceptable solution this time round and I will take up with the team. Please feel free to contact me directly should you sense any hesitation to accommodate such requests in future.
Thank you once again for your custom and see you soon.
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed May 19, 2013

Great staff, service, accommodation and facilities including Wi-fI and proximity to airport if you want to avoid traffic through central Nairobi. Its ideal for business travel. Highly recommend The Boma as one of the new star hotels in Nairbi.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled on business
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2 Thank Raymond B
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Aggrey B, Manager at The Boma Nairobi, responded to this review, May 19, 2013
Hi Raymond,
You have started our week on a high! Reviews like this motivate us to work even harder to ensure that the Boma delivers to its name.
Thank you.
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Reviewed May 16, 2013

Here for a conference and the good was really good consistently over three days. Location is handy for the airport but getting into town can take a while in rush hour traffic. Rooms are of a very good international standard

  • Stayed May 2013
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Aggrey B, Manager at The Boma Nairobi, responded to this review, May 19, 2013
Good day Johanneburg_XXX,
Thank you for sharing your views about out hotel and services. We are grateful for the opportunity to serve you and your colleagues and we look forward to hosting you again soon.
Regards
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Castle Douglas, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 14, 2013

Had a wonderful stopover for the day in this hotel, as a result of a technical delay in my connecting flight to Europe. The staff were very attentive and friendly. My room was extremely well equipped for the traveller or the business client. Buffet breakfast was excellent.The lifeguard (Albert?) was very helpful and took me on a tour of the spa and gym, which were impressive. Thank you for making my stopover less stressful. If I am ever in Kenya again I would not hesitate to stay here.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled solo
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Thank Valerie K
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Ali K, Manager at The Boma Nairobi, responded to this review, May 15, 2013
Good day Valerie,
I hope you finally made it to your destination.
Thank you for taking the time to share your views about our hotel. We are happy you enjoyed your brief stay with us and Albert our lifeguard is elated with the recognition. we look forward to hosting you again soon.
Regards,
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed May 13, 2013

I stayed here when in transit in Nairobi and the cab ride was 15 mins (night time) from the airport. My room was very luxurious and well-equipped. Free wifi was much appreciated. Comfortable bed and quiet, so I got a good night's sleep. The staff I met were charming and welcoming and I was very impressed by the buffet breakfast. Highly recommended for a stop-over.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
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Thank Tim H
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Ali K, Manager at The Boma Nairobi, responded to this review, May 15, 2013
Hi Tim,
Thank you for your feedback. Our team is excited and motivated by your kind words.
We hope to see you again soon.
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Property: The Boma Nairobi
Address: Red Cross Road, South C | off Popo Rd, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
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Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #8 of 164 Hotels in Nairobi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Boma Nairobi 5*
Number of rooms: 148
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hospitality has now become a new front in the fight against human suffering. Kenya Red Cross Society has taken this concept to the next level with the launch of The Boma Nairobi. This is a luxury deluxe hotel with an adjoining conference centre offering world-class hospitality, having every penny of profit funding the KRCS’s humanitarian work. This is 'hospitality with a conscience.' ... more   less 
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