Many Kenyans crave to travel to Nairobi but are faced with a challenge of finding cheap and affordable hotels in Nairobi cbd or any other part of the capital.Well,in this post we will focus on pocket friendly hotels in Nairobi and where to find them as well as their contacts and hotel ratings.
Yaya Hotel & Apartments
This building is simply situated not far from Nairobi city center. In this five-star hotel, the guests will get an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness center, a 24-hour front desk, and a great playground if there are children to be entertained. Besides that, basketball and tennis fans will be pleased to see courts to play.
The staff is very attentive, professional and reactive. Always ready to help their visitors. There is also excellent free Wi-Fi.
Hotel website: www.yaya-apartments.com
Booking.com hotel page: www.booking.com/hotel/ke/yaya
Hotel rating: 9.2.
Hotel physical Address: Argwings Kodhek Rd, Nairobi
Nairobi Serena Hotel
Nairobi Serena Hotel is one of the best hotels in the Nairobi CBD. Therefore, it is great for business trips and meetings. And after the deal is done, you can take a rest in either the hotel’s spa, swimming pool or a gym. You will enjoy this classic hotel’s cozy rooms in pastel colors and delicious meal in hotel’s restaurant.
Hotel website: www.serenahotels.com
Booking.com hotel page: www.booking.com/hotel/ke/nairobi-serena
Hotel rating: 8.5.
Hotel physical Address: Kenyatta Avenue,00100 Nairobi, Kenya
This hotel is situated in the center of the city as well. The Sarova Panafric itself was built for business meetings, and conferences. Hidden by the gardens, this hotel with luxurious rooms, modern ethnic-styled furniture and two restaurants will not disappoint the guests.
Hotel website: www.sarovahotels.com
Booking.com hotel page: www.booking.com/hotel/ke/sarova-panafric
Hotel rating: 8.2.
Hotel Address: Along Valley Road, Nairobi.
Azure Hotel Nairobi
Azure Hotel Nairobi used to be known as Hotel Royal Orchid Azure. Due to location, it’s perfect both for busy people who are looking for a place to stay for work and for hedonists searching for pleasure, comfort, and relaxation. It is less than five kilometers from the hotel to the capital central business district.
Modernly decorated rooms with panoramic windows will give a perfect sight. Café and restaurant with great variety of different dishes will make your stomach happy. And there is a casino if you get bored at night.
Hotel website: www.azurehotelnairobi.com
Booking.com hotel page: www.booking.com/hotel/ke/royal-orchid-azure-nairobi
Its rating: 8.0.
Hotel Address: Lantana Rd, Nairobi.
Jambo Chester Hotel & Suites
The property is situated right in Nairobi CBD so visitors get a great panoramic view from the upper floors. Each room has a flat screen, an air-conditioner, and bathroom in it. Visitors can play golf or go to the gym or pool if they like.
Besides that, there are a decent variety of facilities such as luggage storage, laundry services, and others. The Kenyatta International Conference Centre is less than a kilometer away from the hotel and you can also easily get to Nairobi National Park or airport.
Hotel website: jambochesterhotels.com
Booking.com hotel page: www.booking.com/hotel/ke/jambo-chester-nairobi
Its rating: 8.2.
Hotel Address: Koinange Street, 00100 Nairobi, Kenya.
The Lazizi Premiere Hotel
Excellent hotel with a very friendly and welcoming staff. The hotel has spotlessly clean luxurious rooms and a great spa. Situated about five minutes away from the airport, this hotel is perfect for those having a flight early in the morning.
There are different kinds of rooms suitable for each budget and taste. But all of them without dependence from category provided with a safe, TV, and all the things necessary for the comfort of guests.
Hotel website: www.thelazizihotels.com
Booking.com hotel page: www.booking.com/hotel/ke/the-lazizi-premiere-nairobi
Its rating: 9.0.
Hotel Address: First Freight Lane, Nairobi.
Affordable hotels in Nairobi
All hotels we mentioned above are great without any shadow of a doubt, and yes, they are quite expensive; let’s be honest about that. But besides them, there are a lot of affordable hotels in Nairobi and it’s not that difficult to find them on booking.com.
Let’s do exactly that.
Mash Park Hotel
This affordable hotel offers the guest cozy rooms supplied with shower TV-set and a fridge, along with stable internet.
In addition, for a moderate price, visitors will get a spa, a gym, gourmet Kenyan cuisine and tasty soft pastries in the restaurant. Different facilities and services such as a conference center and even babysitting are also available.
Hotel website: www.mashparkhotelsnrb.com
Booking.com hotel page: www.booking.com/hotel/ke/mash-park
Its rating: 7.7.
Hotel Address: Ngong’ Road, Adams Arcade, 00200 Nairobi.
Joy Palace Hotel
Good place for pet owners as pets are allowed in this hotel. The hotel is situated near Nairobi Institute of Technology, there is a bus stop not so far from it. Perfect choice if you are looking for a place where you can get a cozy room for one or two nights, free parking lot and generous, classic English breakfast.
Booking.com hotel page: www.booking.com/hotel/ke/joy-palace
Its rating: 9.2.
Hotel Address: Westlands Road, 00101 Nairobi, Kenya.
Staying at this one you will find helpful staff, comfortable rooms, and tasty food in a restaurant with a swimming pool on the roof-top. Free shuttle service is available for clients and the safety of their belongings is provided with luggage storage and an individual deposit box. From Emeli Hotel you will easily get to do some sightseeing of the Kenyan capital.
Booking.com hotel page: www.booking.com/hotel/ke/emeli
Its rating: 6.4.
Hotel Address: Kipande Rd, Nairobi.
Jewel Stone Hotel
Choosing Jewel Stone Hotel you choose safety, tidy rooms, and polite, friendly staff. It is a really nice and comfortable establishment with international food and close to city center. Vegetarians will be happy to know that there is an Indian vegetarian restaurant on-site. A shopping mall is near the hotel for those who love shopping.
Hotel website: www.jewelstonehotel.com
Booking.com hotel page: www.booking.com/hotel/ke/jewel-stone
Its rating: 7.9.
Hotel Address: LRI 46 Fourth Parklands Ave, Nairobi.
Tents Hotel Mombasa Road Nairobi
One of the affordable hotels in Nairobi situated a little bit away from the busy part of the city, but not too far to be inconvenient for businessmen. Rooms with free Wi-Fi supplied with bathrooms, set of bottles with fresh water and satellite TV. Breakfast is not included there, and laundry and shuttle services are available for extra pay.
There is also a playground for children.
Booking.com hotel page: www.booking.com/hotel/ke/sahara-classic-gardens
Its rating: 5.9.
Hotel Address: Imara Daima, 00100 Nairobi.
Enkare Hotel Nairobi
Enkare Hotel is not big and is situated in a safe district. It offers three room categories: standard rooms, premier rooms, and deluxe rooms. In there you will find a bathroom, a TV with DSTV good Wi-Fi and friendly room service. Besides that, there is a restaurant with a terrace and great view of Jeevanjee Gardens. A buffet breakfast is also served every day.
Hotel website: enkarehotel.co.ke
Booking.com hotel page: www.booking.com/hotel/ke/enkare-nairobi
Its current rating: 7.1.
Hotel Address: Moktar Daddah Street, Nairobi.
But sometimes our travel resources are tough. Some of us just like the idea of economical traveling. There are many ardent and experienced travelers who have gotten used to traveling in almost Spartan conditions. Or it can happen that you want a one-night stay in some hotel and continue your road in the morning. And you actually want nothing more than a bed and maybe a shower.
Cheapest hotels in Nairobi
The question is, “Are there any cheap hotels in Nairobi?” Let’s make a search!
New Kenya Lodge
This is one of the cheapest hotels in the Nairobi CBD area. There are two kinds of rooms: standard room with one bed and a dorm with three beds. A shower is available. There is Wi-Fi but it’s slow. In general, the place is not popular at all. But it’s situation in the center and okay if you need a place for one or two days.
Hotel Address: River Road, Nairobi City Centre, Nairobi.
This hotel provides its visitors with comfortable rooms with a bathroom, comfortable bed and a desk in there. Rooms for families are also there. Every room is fitted with a TV. Classic continental breakfast is included and on-site is a restaurant that specializes in local cuisine and African cuisine in general. The parking lot is free.
Hotel website: greenvale.co.ke
Booking.com hotel page: www.booking.com/hotel/ke/greenvale
Its current rating: 8.3.
Hotel Address: Kiamumbi Road off Kamiti Road., Nairobi.
Is a great small hotel with spacious, comfortable rooms, with a restaurant on its territory where you will get splendid food. There’s Wi-Fi in all the public spaces and in every room. Smoking is not allowed in the restaurant. The bathroom in each room is supplied with toiletries. Private parking is free for clients and they also can rent a car. Kima Hotel Staff is incredibly friendly and reactive.
Hotel website: www.kimahotel.co.ke
Booking.com hotel page: www.booking.com/hotel/ke/kima
Its current rating: 6.8.
Hotel Address: Ambala Road, off Kirinyaga road, 00300 Nairobi.
Starehe Link Hotel
Starehe Link Hotel is another one; good, safe, and not expensive. It is situated in Nairobi’s CBD downtown and if you choose it you will be getting a free parking lot, a decent, cheap restaurant and a bar, along with breakfast included. In addition, the staff is very nice and always ready to help with anything they can.
Booking.com hotel page: www.booking.com/hotel/ke/starehe-link
Its current rating: 7.0.
Hotel Address: Pumwani Rd, Nairobi.
Situated in the center of the city, Decasa Hotel will offer a client good breakfast, nice room and two conference facilities with a capacity of 80 and 30 guests.
If there is a necessity to print or copy papers a receptionist can do that. There is free parking also, but the parking spots are limited, which that can lead to certain inconveniences. Wireless broadband access to the internet is available throughout the whole hotel’s territory.
Hotel website: www.decasahotel.co.ke
Booking.com hotel page: www.booking.com/hotel/ke/decasa
Its current rating: 7.0.
Hotel Address: River Road Nairobi Kenya.
As it’s official website says Sunrise Hotel is “Affordable quality at the heart of Nairobi.” It is one of the best hotels in this category of establishments i.e., among bed & breakfast hotels. Its great location allows one to get to popular tourist as well as business-centric places in almost no time.
The hotel itself offers a quality restaurant, satellite TV in all the rooms, and safety in the form of deposit boxes. In addition, there is a conference hall to hold business meetings and receptions.
Hotel website: sunrisehotelkenya.com/ke
Booking.com hotel page: www.booking.com/hotel/ke/sunrise
Its current rating: 7.5.
Hotel Address: Keekorok Rd, Nairobi, Kenya.