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Zurich, Switzerland
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83 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2015

This is not a hotel. It is a cheap place for rental of hourly customers and you are likely to get same bedsheets just turned round! Be warned. The management will want you to give a good trip advisory report by bribing with a complimentary dinner or so but even their dinner is JAK! They steal all the time. Innocent... More 

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Harare, Zimbabwe
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22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2014

I used to stay here while in transit back in 2011 and 2012. The hotel location is ideal for those who want to walk in the city centre and do shopping without having to hire a taxi. The place can be noisy at times given the general location so if you really want a quiet space, might not be very... More 

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Karachi, Pakistan
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2013

Overall it is Excellent, over the counter they charge US$75 for single room without breakfast but if you get rate of telephone or insist at reception then their actual room charges are Ksh. 3900 (US$ 45.88 approx.) for single without breakfast. Its on 2nd floor of a shopping mall (Jamia Shopping Mall) and has no lift / elevator. It is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 September 2012

I stayed at this in August of 2012. A travel agent recommended it, and I accepted as I was on a tight budget. I stayed in a standard single room here for 3 nights. The hotel is in a shopping mall, and so it is very noisy. The breakfast was horrible. For 2 days I had no hot water. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2012

So far I stayed two times at this hotel. What attracted me to it was the location, cleanliness and the price. Although the hotel is on top of a shopping mall it ticked all my boxes. The rooms are modern looking and are kept clean. Each room has a mosquito net, Broadband and cable TV. One side of hotel is... More 

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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92 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2011

The room seemed small, as the bed was large. it's true, it can be noisy, but it's in a great central location- almost next to the central market. Bathroom adequate and super clean, scrubbed top to bottom daily (i saw the cleaner working hard on it) electrics a bit unstable, room safe, hanging space, tiny balcony with interesting views. VERY... More 

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munyithya, General Manager at Jamiat Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for staying with us at the jamiat hotel and for creating time to share your valuable feedback. We have already started the process of replacing all the old linen and towels and i'm sure you will find the hotel much more better in your return visit. My team appreciates your feedback and I am delighted that in some... More 

torquay
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 November 2009

I stayed there for three nights at the beginning of a recent trip to Nairobi. The staff were excellent; attentive and helpful. The room was a bit dark and it was noisy because of the close proximity to a busy road and the Mosque. But each day it was cleaned from top to bottom and inspected by the manager. It... More 

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Sweden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 November 2009

I was so upset with this hotel. I went for the conference in Nairobi, my colleague who booked this hotel for us with African point. We had paid in advance. I arrived one day late, it was suppose to be our second nights at this hotel, the receptionist not allow me to checkin and asked to go and find someplace... More 

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australia
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35 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2009

my wife and i stayed at the jamiat hotel in february for one night before heading off to mombasa, we enjoyed our stay the staff very friendly , and always willing to helpwith advice,the room was very clean the bed comfortable and breakfast thrown in, a word of warning!!!! the hotel is right next door to a mosque and very... More 

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Canada
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44 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2009

I only stayed here for two nights but was quite pleased. The location of this hotel is VERY good if you want easy access to the downtown. However downtown Nairobi has a bit of a reputation for crime and this particular hotel, though only blocks from the central corner, is in one of the areas with a poor reputation. So... More 

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Amenities

Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The new Jamiat Hotel is the latest addition of modern hotels in the city centre. Close proximity to international conference facilities, tea & coffee making facilities, internet access in all rooms, interconnecting rooms for families, fully fledged business, 260 seater multi theme City Hive restaurant, the only alcohol free residence in the city. Visit us and enjoy our unique hospitality concept and a five star experience in the most serene environment. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Jamiat Hotel

Address: Kimathi St & Tubman Road | Box 1588 - 00606, Nairobi 00606, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Nairobi > Nairobi Central Business District
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Price Range: $88 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Jamiat Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 35
Also Known As:
Jamiat Hotel Nairobi
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“Just don't choose a room in this hotel. Go to a nightclub and dance the night away!!!”
 of 5 bubbles Sofie13, 24 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Try to get room not in front of Reception / Sitting room. Try to make booking in advance 2-3 days before.”
 of 5 bubbles TipuPK, 20 Feb 2013 | Read review
“Rooms on the side of the big mosque are noisy, especially between 4am and 6am. Breakfast is not worth the price, and so book a bed only rate.”
 of 5 bubbles Nwam, 23 Sep 2012 | Read review
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