Best Places for Backpackers in Nairobi, Kenya.

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The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Top 13 hostels in Nairobi, Kenya.

These are the 13 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Nairobi, Kenya.

1
Nairobi Airport Homestay

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Nairobi Airport Homestay

Nairobi Airport Homestay is situated in Syokimau, off Mombasa Road on Muthama Access Road. We're away from the city noise and hustle, it is a homely place that is quite. The nearest airport is Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, 7 km from Nairobi Airport Homestay. We are also very close to the S...
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Milimani Backpackers & Safari Centre Ltd

89 /100

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Milimani Backpackers & Safari Centre Ltd

At Milimani Backpackers & Safari Centre we offer an inhouse restaurant and bar, with an open terrace which serves as a meeting point for our clients. We have barbecue nights as well as African nights where we cook the local food. There is free WiFi and internet connection. We have good security in t...
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3
Khweza Bed & Breakfast

84 /100

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Khweza Bed & Breakfast

Khweza Bed and Breakfast Nairobi is a homely, African decorated, budget B&B, located 5 minutes from Nairobi city center, offering magnificent views of the city and a warm welcome by our friendly staff. We offer complimentary full breakfast, with a selection of fresh fruit, sausages, eggs, toast,...
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YWCA Parkview Suites Nairobi

84 /100

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YWCA Parkview Suites Nairobi

YWCA Parkview Suites Nairobi is fully owned by YWCA of Kenya and is an exclusive unit that offers 47 all ensuite studio rooms. Secure and ample parking space is free for all our residents and a restaurant is located at YWCA block for our guests at the facility open from 7.00a.m – 10.00p.m daily. Hal...
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5
Manyatta Backpackers

82 /100

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Manyatta Backpackers

Our rooms comprise of Single, Twin, 6 persons dorm, with shared washrooms and 8 persons dorm which has it own wash room. We have a common comfortable living room and dining area. Outside the house there is a Restaurant which serves freshly prepared food, with an open fireplace to keep warm on co...
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6
Nairobi Transit Lounge

70 /100

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Nairobi Transit Lounge

Nairobi Transit Lounge is Located only 6kms and 8mins drive from Jomo Kenyatta airport and against the heavy Nairobi traffic jam. Guests never go wrong for an overnight, a transit, a layover, a day room or for just to freshen up as you wait to catch your next flight. Managed by the former manager o...
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7
Decasa Hotel

69 /100

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Decasa Hotel

Newly established within the heart of Nairobi’s CBD, Decasa Hotel has all the features of a modern city hotel and with its unique location you are guaranteed to achieve maximum comfort. The hotel offers a perfect answer for those who want a clean, comfortable and a quiet stay. Our conference facilit...
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8
Cordial Bed and Breakfast

46 /100

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Cordial Bed and Breakfast

Cordial Bed and Breakfast offers comfortable rooms. Here you will find everything you need the relaxed stay. It is located near the profound Nairobi National Park. Guest enjoy the early morning scenery filled with so much life. Not only do you see Giraffes but also zebra and gazelles from our share...
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Bermuda Hotel

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Bermuda Hotel

The Bermuda garden hotel is just a 5 minute drive from the city center, we are a truly comfortable hotel, affordable and appealing in all aspects. It is an affordable, quality service hotel, established and run by individuals and staff with years of experience in the hotel and tourism industry. T...
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10
Pacific Cottages

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Pacific Cottages

Pacific Cottages is a lovely house with 4 rooms available to stay. The rooms can take up to 8 people and is especially ideal for lone travellers, families, groups and couples. Two of the rooms have double beds and share a bathroom with One that has two beds, One room is a Master and ensuite. The hou...
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Cottage Nairobi

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Cottage Nairobi

At Cottage Nairobi we offer quietness, with a relaxed comfortable and cosy stay in a secure, homely and natural environment away from the daily din and bustle. We have two units, with a cottage and an apartment. Both are just as lovely as each other. The cottage is for peace and tranquillity and...
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12
Bienvenue Delta Hotel

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Bienvenue Delta Hotel

Featuring a shared lounge and a bar, Bienvenue Delta Hotel is set in Nairobi. The hotel is a haven of comfort with close proximity to prime amenities. 24 hour Front Desk, luggage storage, laundry facilities as well as free WiFi are just some of our facilities. This property is situated a short d...
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13
Mdawida Homestay

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Mdawida Homestay

We have housing and homestay options for singles, couples, groups, volunteers and travelers you name it, we have a place for you. (A Homestay is a form of tourism and/or study abroad program that allows the visitor to rent a room from a local family to better learn the local lifestyle as well as...
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