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    Karen Camp

    Acacia Drive | Off Marula Ln, Nairobi 00502, Kenya
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    Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

    I stayed here two nights prior to my overland safari. I was picked up from the airport by a lovely man who drove me to the camp site, it's a little bit far from the airport so I would recommend a transfer. Rooms are clean,...More

    Thank PaulaLouise1991
    Response from BrendanBlack, Owner at Karen CampResponded 23 June 2016

    Thank you PaulaLouise1991 for choosing Karen Camp for your recent stay in Nairobi before beginning your overland safari experience. We’d are grateful of your review of us on TripAdvisor. Our guests often tell us how helpful it is to read past guests' reviews before booking...More

    Reviewed 4 April 2016

    I stayed at Karen Camp for a few nights after arriving in Kenya from Europe. I found the place excellent to get used to the climate (getting to this hot place from European winter is quite the difference). Karen Camp offers different types of rooms,...More

    Thank Gijs S
    Response from BrendanBlack, Owner at Karen CampResponded 23 June 2016

    Thank you Gijl S for choosing Karen Camp for your recent stay in Nairobi. Our guests often tell us how helpful it is to read past guests' reviews before booking their own visits. And we're always eager to hear what you liked and how we...More

    Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

    Kind people and they helped us a lot. We were new to Kenya, but fellow visitors offered us great information about the country. There is a new owner though and prices have slightly changed (so I heard). Beds are okay, and showers are nice!

    Thank Skip B
    Response from BrendanBlack, Owner at Karen CampResponded 23 June 2016

    Thanks very much for your kind review Skip B. We the new management and staff are eager to further improve the service and product and look forward to your future visit when next you visit Nairobi.

    Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

    Stayed here a couple of weeks in their upstairs rooms which are more expensive and better than the dorms. The location is close to Giraffe Manor, Sheldrick's elephant orphanage, Kazuri beads, both Airports, all without having to go through the center of Nairobi city which...More

    2  Thank GerryGiraffe
    Response from BrendanBlack, Owner at Karen CampResponded 23 June 2016

    Thanks very much for your kind review GerryGiraffe. The new management and staff are eager to further improve the service and product and look forward to your future visit when next you visit Kenya.

    Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

    We stayed for two nights before and after our Mara trip. Our overland company use this place as the starting point for their trips. The rooms were really unclean, smelt foisty and of smoke (people were smoking in communal areas and therefore the smell heads...More

    Thank ilovetravelin
    Response from BrendanBlack, Owner at Karen CampResponded 23 June 2016

    Dear ilovetravelin. Karen Camp, Nairobi, and it is now under new ownership as from 1st February 2016 and the management and staff duly have acknowledge your disappointment in your stay when you last stayed at this establishment in 2015. We are, have and will continue...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Meeting Rooms
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • USD 26 - USD 30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    Sonia K
    16 December 2016|
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    Response from BrendanBlack | Property representative |
    Airport transferred can be arranged by us with a reliable taxi service. Costs approx$30 USD. Transport to town with similar taxi $25 or short haul to bus stop of $2.50. Camp is secure and manned 24 hours a day. Small... More
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    "this is an overlanders camp, dont come expecting silver service. Rustic with a great atmosphere"
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    "Room 1 large & ensuite& quiet."
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    "Room 3 if you want en-suit. Room 1 if you want lots of space, en-suit and a bathtub."
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    "The upper floor has the more quiet and spacy rooms."
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