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Milimani Backpackers & Safari Centre

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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good32%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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Reviewed 4 April 2015

A very clean & friendly hostel in the very safe & posh Karen district of Nairobi. Handy for Nairobi National Park, Giraffe Centre, Karen Blixen Museum & The David Sheldrick Centre all very short matatu rides away. The new premises in St Hellen's Lane are...More

1  Thank Mark R
Reviewed 17 March 2015

The city isn't the safest but certain campsites have figures a budget safe option for travellers. This place is nice, cozy and very friendly. I stayed here for a day in a camp outside and it was a good experience. They have a nice common...More

1  Thank GarimaGupta
Reviewed 21 February 2015

Travel dates between Jan 15-26 2015 Milimani Backpackers is currently located on St Helen street in Karen, a suburb of Nairobi about 15 K (1 hour by taxi or 1.5 hours by public transport) from the center. The neighborhood is very residential and nice. There...More

2  Thank VVKID
Reviewed 21 February 2015

When we stayed in September and October 2014 it was actually when the Backpackers was located near Mutambato Road and Upper Hill, rather than Karen. However, from what I can glean, the management of the hostel is still the same, so some elements of our...More

1  Thank Hannah L
Reviewed 11 February 2015

I highly recommend 3-day Maasai Mara Safari with Andrew and Ben. Fantastic experience and very professional guide and chef. We felt very secure and looked after. No delays, absolutely no problems. Most importantly we had a chance to see the big five. Very good value...More

1  Thank Beata W
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Airport Transportation
Shuttle Bus Service
Free Parking
Laundry Service
Concierge
Self-Serve Laundry
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Restaurant
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USD 14 - USD 30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Price range
USD 14 - USD 30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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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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"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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