This was my third visit to Nairobi and I thought of trying out the Gigiri Homestead which is on the UN's approved list of local guesthouses.I was not disappointed.The ease of communication when booking and the friendly welcome was reassuring after a long journey from New York.The room was clean and comfortably furnished with good wifi connection.Any requests were dealt with promptly, and I mean promptly ie. immediately and not several minutes as with many posh hotels which have to go through several links in the chain.I reported a problem with the water pressure in the shower and within literally 30 seconds they were on the phone to the plumber.Problem solved.
All the staff without exception were courteous and helpful, always ready to help and with a smile.I will have no hesitation in recommending the homestead for it's service and proximity to the main UN compound.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Gigiri Homestead is a beautiful residence that provides comfortable, convenient and quality accommodation. It is situated within the lovely suburb of Gigiri and is within walking distance of the Village Market shopping centre, UN Head Quarters and US Embassy. The house is nicely furnished and has experienced staff that are committed to making your stay in Kenya a wonderful experience. The nightly rate includes unlimited wireless internet access and a delicious complimentary buffet breakfast. Discounts are provided to guests who stay longer than 1 week. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Gigiri Homestead Hotel Nairobi