Nairobi hotels

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Low season

December Cheapest month to stay with an average 22% drop in price.

High season

January Most expensive month to stay with an average 141% rise in price.

Average price (weeknight)

$121 Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.

Average price (weekend night)

$109 Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

Top tips for finding the perfect Nairobi hotel

  • If you are flying into Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, then you need to look for hotels in Nairobi close to airport. 1.5 miles away, the Crowne Plaza Nairobi Airport is a 4-star hotel that offers guests free parking and a complimentary airport shuttle. The 3-star Seasons Airport Hotel is around 5 miles from the airport.
  • Want to get outdoors? Look for hotels in Nairobi National Park, like Ololo Safari Lodge, which sits on the banks of the Mbagathi River on the southern border of the park. This 3-star hotel offers an outdoor pool with firepit and the opportunity to go on safari. To the west of the park is Longview Suites Hotel, offering guests use of a state-of-the-art gym and an outdoor pool, as well as a restaurant and coffee bar.
  • To be at the heart of the action, find hotels in Nairobi city center. Tom Mboya Street is a popular street and close to the Tom Mboya Statue on Moi Avenue. The 3-star Diamond Hotel is conveniently located for sightseeing and less than half a mile from the Maasai Market. Space International Hotel is a short walk from Kenya National Archives and has a restaurant and bar with a terrace on-site.
  • If you are booking a hotel in Nairobi, you may want to be close to main attraction, Karen Blixen Museum. Located at the foot of the Ngong Hills, you can take a tour of the colonial farmhouse and coffee plantation, as well as view some of Karen’s possessions. To the south west of Nairobi, Karen Gables is a 4-star hotel, 1.5 miles from the museum that offers an outdoor pool and landscaped gardens by the river.
  • For the cheapest hotels in Nairobi, Progressive Park Hotel is an affordable hotel that offers good value for longer stays, while budget-friendly Kenya Comfort Hotel offers basic rooms in a convenient location close to the city center.

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Azure Hotel Nairobi - Nairobi - Building
Azure Hotel Nairobi
8.7 Excellent
$136+
$136+
With a stay at PrideInn Azure Nairobi in Nairobi, you'll be within a 15-minute drive of University of Nairobi and Oshwal Religious Centre. Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free valet parking is available onsite.
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The Panari Hotel - Nairobi - Building
The Panari Hotel
8.7 Excellent
$127+
$127+
Located approximate 15 minutes drive from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and 7 km from Nairobi's Central Business District, The Panari Hotel is the ideal hub for the business and leisure traveler. Our dream theatres located on the second floor offer access to Chinese cuisine, movies in 3D and the only Ice Rink in East Africa. Our rooms are recently refurbished with double glazed windows therefore nil external interference. Access to your room is controlled with modern security features.
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Villa Rosa Kempinski - Nairobi - Building Best Luxury Hotel
Villa Rosa Kempinski
9.3 Excellent
$215+
$215+
With a stay at Villa Rosa Kempinski in Nairobi, you'll be in the business district, within a 5-minute drive of University of Nairobi and Nairobi National Museum. Featured amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Planning an event in Nairobi? This hotel has facilities measuring 8428 square feet (783 square meters), including a conference center. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free valet parking is available onsite.
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Radisson Blu Hotel Nairobi, Upper Hill - Nairobi - Bedroom Best Vibe
$219+
A stay at Radisson Blu Hotel Nairobi Upper Hill places you in the heart of Nairobi, a 4-minute drive from Nairobi Hospital and 10 minutes from City Market. Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, express check-in, and express check-out. Planning an event in Nairobi? This hotel has facilities measuring 6351 square feet (590 square meters), including a conference center. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
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Intercontinental Nairobi - Nairobi - Building Best Breakfast
Intercontinental Nairobi
9.0 Excellent
$135+
$135+
A haven in the city, this Nairobi hotel is ideally located for business, next to the Parliament building,walking distance to Kenyatta International Convention Centre and the government hub.This hotel is the ideal choice for discerning business travellers boasting an award winning Indian restaurant - Bhandini, a dine by the pool restaurant, coffee shop and bars.Explore attractions close to our hotel whether it is handmade African artifacts at Maasai market or the beautiful Nairobi National Park.
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Sarova Stanley - Nairobi - Building Best Bar
Sarova Stanley
9.0 Excellent
$147+
$147+
The Sarova Stanley, since 1902, is a superior 5-star Full Service hotel in the central business district of Nairobi. It boasts of 212 guestrooms including 23 suites and a 1902 club Lounge, all blending luxurious Victorian grandeur with modern comfort, 8 conference rooms with combined capacity of up to 500 people, onsite dining options and the hotel is the starting point for easy strolls to city centers attractions and international organizations and governmentoffices.
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Hilton Nairobi - Nairobi - Building Best Beds
Hilton Nairobi
8.8 Excellent
$125+
$125+
Hilton Nairobi is located in the central business district and is a 25 minute drive from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. The hotel is renowned for its 11 spacious meeting rooms offering natural daylight for up to 500 people, and a robust business center with secretarial services and WiFi access. Each room features a modern working desk, WiFi access and 37- and 42-inch flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Guests in the executive rooms enjoy access to the executive lounge serving complimentary snacks and beverages. The hotel has five dining outlets from which to choose. Sample international and Kenyan dishes at the Travellers Restaurant, try fine Italian cuisine at Sale e Pepe restaurant or have a well-deserved pint at the Hilton Nairobi Jockey Pub or Pool Bar and Restaurant. Refresh in the outdoor heated pool, shape up at the fully equipped gym or have a relaxing massage in the newly refurbished massage rooms.
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Sandton Palace Hotel - Nairobi
With a stay at Sandton Palace Hotel in Nairobi (Central Business District), you'll be a 3-minute drive from University of Nairobi and 5 minutes from Yaya Centre. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk and luggage storage.
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Best rooms in Nairobi

Geed Hotel - Nairobi - Front desk
Geed Hotel
$41+
$41+
With a stay at Geed hotel in Nairobi (Central Business District), you'll be within a 15-minute drive of University of Nairobi and Yaya Centre. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
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Sunstar Hotel - Nairobi Best Food
Sunstar Hotel
8.0 Excellent
$80+
$80+
A stay at Sunstar Hotel places you in the heart of Nairobi, within a 15-minute drive of Thika Road Mall and Karura Forest. Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. This hotel has 5 meeting rooms available for events. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.
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Crowne Plaza Nairobi - Nairobi - Building Best Reception
Crowne Plaza Nairobi
8.9 Excellent
$174+
$174+
Awarded Kenya’s Leading Business Hotel by World Travel Awards, best IHG franchise hotel Middle East, Asia and Africa 2018, Crowne Plaza Nairobi sits in the heart of Upperhill business district, situated minutes away from the Central Business District and 20 Kms from the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. Our 206 plush guestrooms provide every comfort you need at the end of a busy day. Drift off to sleep with the help of our special Sleep Advantage® program, which includes relaxation aromatherapy kit and ultra-soft premium beddings. We offer complimentary high-speed internet for all guests so you can always stay connected with your life at work and home. Embark on a culinary journey with exceptional service at Crowne Plaza Nairobi and experience flavours of Africa at our restaurants and bars. Indulge in an afternoon tea and snacks at Alabaster Lounge. For authentic and exciting dining experience, visit Sikia, our fine dining restaurant. Babalu’s Bar is the perfect venue to end a busy day as you sip and enjoy the vibrant ambiance with a live band. When planning for board meetings, conferences, cocktail parties or even a product launch, our dedicated team can assist you execute seamless events in our state of the art pillar-less ballroom that can accommodate up to 500 guests and an extra 13 meeting rooms to cater to all your needs. Recharge with our fully equipped Uzima fitness and wellness centre with an outdoor heated pool or unwind with a massage, sauna and steam bath.
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Radisson Blu Hotel Nairobi, Upper Hill - Nairobi - Bedroom Best Vibe
$219+
A stay at Radisson Blu Hotel Nairobi Upper Hill places you in the heart of Nairobi, a 4-minute drive from Nairobi Hospital and 10 minutes from City Market. Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, express check-in, and express check-out. Planning an event in Nairobi? This hotel has facilities measuring 6351 square feet (590 square meters), including a conference center. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
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