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    Milimani Backpackers & Safari Centre

    St Hellen Ln Off Langata Road, Karen | P.O Box 21289, Nairobi 00505, Kenya
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    Overview
    • Excellent28%
    • Very good31%
    • Average21%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible12%
    Travellers talk about
    “shady garden” (2 reviews)
    “matatu ride” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Family Rooms
    Concierge
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    1 - 5 of 113 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Milimani Backpackers is ok choice for a hostel. It is probably not the best place to meet other travelers to get company and to get to the city or close by attractions one still needs a taxi or uber. So the price ends up being...More

    Thank MymlanK
    Reviewed 10 October 2017

    The Milimani backpackers hostel was incredible. This was the first place I stayed while I was in Kenya and also the last at the end of my trip. The staff is excellent, the chef cooks amazing African meals and its a cool area to explore....More

    1  Thank aransonl
    Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

    I would give 5 stars to the friendly staff and the dependable watch dog (he's adorable and takes his job VERY seriously). The location is misrepresented on Google Maps. I booked because I thought it's in the city but it's actually two matatu rides away....More

    Thank Heidi M
    Reviewed 4 September 2017

    A hostel with some wonderful staff and a chef that cooks the best food on the planet. The rooms are very clean and fresh and the hostel also got a cozy living room where you can just watch some tv, drink som beers or just...More

    Thank Oskar E
    Reviewed 1 September 2017

    Stayed here a few times over the years while traveling to Nairobi. Made lots of wonderful travel companions and always felt secure, safe and well looked after. Staff here are wonderful and offer help with whatever you may need.

    1  Thank sepowell1
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    2.0 km
     
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    2.5 km
     
    Fairview Hotel
    1,300 reviews
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    10.1 km
     
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    9.9 km
     
    Park Place Hotel
    14 reviews
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    5.0 km
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 12 - USD 37 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 23
    • Location
    • Kenya >
    • Nairobi
    • Also Known As
    • Milimani Backpackers & Safari Centre Hotel Nairobi ,
    • Milimani Backpackers And Safari Centre
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    Traveller (24)
    Room & Suite (3)
    Dining (2)
    Pool & Beach (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (28)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
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    Diceman2020
    11 February 2016|
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    Response from Mark R | Reviewed this property |
    Contact the owner Patricia on the Milimani website. She's very helpful
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    Room Tips
    "Pick a bed away from the window"
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    "If you want to "splurge," the large corner room with the balcony is great!"
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    "If you can stretch your budget, the massive double room with balcony is worth the splurge."
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    "if you have a tent, its both cheap and lovely to camp in the garden."
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