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Reviewed 1 week ago

I heard about the Kahama Hotel via a Lonely Planet review and booked it for my recent stay in Nairobi. It was great value and located very close to the CBD. I had a clean and comfortable room at the back of the hotel away from the traffic noise (as it is located on a very busy intersection). The staff...

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kahamahotelnbi, Front Office Manager at Kahama Hotel Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Our Esteemed Guest, Thank you for taking your time to share your review regarding your stay with us. indeed it was pleasure having you as one of our valued Kahama Hotel Nairobi Guest. Thank you also for the compliment, it is good to hear that our service met your expectation being far from home. We look forward to hosting...

Reviewed 6 October 2016

Our stay at Kahama was OK. Its a budget hotel and the rooms are clean and food is great and affordable. But noise from the city centre and the busy road next to it was not so nice. The staff were great, the food too. Reaching it requires patience coz there is always traffic. Infact, except for the noise and...

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kahamahotelnbi, Guest Relations Manager at Kahama Hotel Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Our Esteemed Guest, Thank you for taking your time to share your review regarding your stay with us. indeed it was pleasure having you as one of our valued Kahama Hotel Nairobi Guest. Thank you also for the compliment, it is good to hear that our service met your expectation being far from home. We look forward to hosting...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 13 September 2016

First time at Kahama. Our room was a bit musty and smelled of cigarette smoke and the duvet of dust. The curtains also seemed a bit dusty ( I'm allergic to dust so its the first thing I look out for). The room with twin beds is sufficiently spacious but the stairs could be a bit wider. Nobody offered to...

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kahamahotelnbi, Guest Relations Manager at Kahama Hotel Nairobi, responded to this review

Jambo Our Esteemed Guest, It was indeed a pleasure having you as one of our valued Kahama Hotel Guest and thank you for sharing your experience while with us. We extend the most sincere apologies for the disappointments and we thank you for bringing this to our attention. We have also taken appropriate actions to ensure no other guest experience...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We stayed this past weekend with 4 of my friends at Kahama Nairobi and we found the rooms very neat and cosy for a budget hotel! The bathrooms were also clean. They also ironed our clothes for free (which never happens in hotels!) and their room service is also free. Their breakfast was quite impressive as well. However, the corridors...

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kahamahotelnbi, Guest Relations Manager at Kahama Hotel Nairobi, responded to this review

Jambo Our Esteemed Guest, Thank you for taking your time to share your experience with us. we are indeed pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay . Thank you also for the compliments this will help other travelers while choosing a place to stay We have also noted about the corridors and we promised next time you visit there...

Trondheim
Reviewed 28 August 2016

I knew that l was booking iinto a low budget hotel but even then l was expecting a decent. Especially since the pictures on their website showed spacious hotel rooms which looked quite nice. The hotel is located in a shady part of the city. We arrived to find the receptionist arguing with some guests about abill. We were tired...

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kahamahotelnbi, Front Office Manager at Kahama Hotel Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Our Esteemed Guest, Thank you very much for taking your golden time to share your real experience when you checked in at the Hotel. We heartily take your compliments and kindly request you to accept our sincere apologies. About the dirty bathroom, we are very sorry and we have taken it with the hospitality approach and promise for a...

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Been there first and last night in Kenya. Good room, clean, Lazy shower like in Afrika, good beds. Very good staff! But the location is on a major busy junction - a lot of noise. Breakfast is good for people who loves cooked food. Good WIFI. On the last day I asked them to print my boarding pass and they...

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kahamahotelnbi, Guest Relations Manager at Kahama Hotel Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Our Esteemed Guest, Thank you sharing you experience during you stay at Kahama Hotel. Thank you also for the compliments indeed it was nice hosting you. We are much humbled for your honest review and promise to exceed your expectation in your next visit. We thank you and wish to host you more always when in Nairobi the city...

Paramaribo, Suriname
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Great hotel in the city centre that is close and convenient to everything. But it takes a long time by taxi during weekdays. I enjoy the breakfast and clean rooms. The shower in room 322 was not that hot. There was also one interesting incident that I faced. I was billed for a meal which was consumed on the 11...

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kahamahotelnbi, Guest Relations Manager at Kahama Hotel Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Our Esteemed Guest, Thank you for taking your time to share your experience regarding your stay with us.indeed it was pleasure hosting you. Thank you also for the compliments . We are very sorry that the water in your room was not that hot and we have fixed the issue and next time you visit it will be ok...

Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 August 2016

After a hot and harrowing 2.5 drive from the International airport we were pretty unimpressed that the Kahama had no record of our prepaid booking ( we booked through Booking.com). This was the case for a number of other people in our group too. The staff were friendly enough but the room was incredibly noisy and very run down (the...

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kahamahotelnbi, Guest Relations Manager at Kahama Hotel Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Our Esteemed Guest , Thank you very much for taking your golden time to share your real experience during your stay with us We heartly take your compliments and kindly request you to accept our sincere apologies About the poor service, we are very sorry and we have taken it with the hospitality approach and promise for a better...

Oakland, California
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We stayed at the Kahama for three nights on our way to and from Tanzania. The people at Kahama--the reservations agents, the servers in the restaurant, the drivers, and those who helped us with our bags--were all great and made us feel like welcome guests. Karen arranged for our Riverside shuttle to Arusha, Tanzania to pick us up at the...

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kahamahotelnbi, Front Office Manager at Kahama Hotel Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear our Esteemed Customer, We thank you for sharing your real experience during your stay with us.We always assure you of our best hospitality service and wish to host you any time again whenever in the city of Nairobi. Karibu Kahama Karibu Nyumbani. Asante Sana

Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I spent here the day before the Safari. The strenght is that it is very close to both the city center and the National museum, even though they recommend to take a taxi for safety reasons (5$ one way). The room was very small with private bathroom and a sad view on the backyard. The food at...

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kahamahotelnbi, Guest Relations Manager at Kahama Hotel Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Our Esteemed Guest Thank you for taking your time to give us your real experience about your stay at Kahama Hotel Nairobi.Indeed it was pleasure hosting you and we look forward to hosting you again in future Karibu Kahama-Karibu Nyumbani

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nairobi's best kept secret can now be revealed. Kahama Hotel Nairobi next to the Globe roundabout is Nairobi's answer to a 2-star hotel with the comforts of a 3-star Hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kahama Hotel Nairobi

Address: Murang'a Road | P.O. Box 33003, Nairobi 00600, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Nairobi > Nairobi Central Business District
Price Range: $58 - $80 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kahama Hotel Nairobi 3*
Number of rooms: 47
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“choose a room at the back of the hotel away from the main road”
 of 5 bubbles , 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try the rooms to the parking lot”
 of 5 bubbles yoramlav, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 322 isnt a good choice. The maids used that corner to gather, store and clean,”
 of 5 bubbles SLM340, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Found the second floor to be very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles walded2016, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room with no window to the highway”
 of 5 bubbles laras738, 3 Jun 2016 | Read review
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