Top 11 Staycations In Nairobi, Kenya - Updated 2021

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Kenya is one of the leading tourist destinations in Africa. It is a country well-known for the warmth and the kind spirit of her people, and it is also the home to very unique attractions in the world. This is the country where we find a national park right at the heart of the city, and it is also the home to Maasai Mara – a game reserve reputed for the phenomenon wildebeest migration. As such, there are so many reasons why the country receives millions of visitors each year, and if you are contemplating it as a destination, rest assured that you will be in for a pleasant treat. However, if you’re from the region or within the country, then there’s no need to fly abroad for a vacation. Scroll down for our recommendations of the top staycations in Nairobi, Kenya. Make sure to check out the best restaurants and things to do in the city as well.

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1. Villa Rosa Kempinski (from USD 265)

The accommodation at Villa Rosa Kempinski features spacious and elegantly furnished rooms with beautiful city views. Each room features a work station, flat-screen TV, private balconies, a minibar, a private bath and coffee making facilities. This staycation hotel in Nairobi has a variety of restaurants offering varying culinary experiences. And for guests’ relaxation and fitness, the property has a modern fitness center, a spa, treatment rooms, and an outdoor swimming pool. Notable points of interest around the hotel include the Nairobi National Park – 30km (18.6miles) away, and Nairobi National Museum – 0.2km (0.12miles) away. The nearest airport is Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, about 21km (13.04miles) away.


Villa Rosa Kempinski

Address: Chiromo Road

Fax/photocopying Laundry Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Valet parking Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies Sun terrace Physical distancing in dining areas

2. Four Points by Sheraton Nairobi Airport (from USD 162)

Four Points by Sheraton Nairobi Airport offers accommodation in air-conditioned rooms, with each having an electric kettle, a coffee maker, and a flat-screen TV. All the rooms are spacious, each with a separate seating area, and a private shower with free toiletries. Guests are entitled to free breakfast every morning, and there is also an onsite restaurant where you can enjoy a variety of local, American and Asian cuisines. The hotel is just 0.8km (0.49miles) from the country’s largest airport – Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, making it ideal for guests coming in and leaving via the airport.


Four Points by Sheraton Nairobi Airport

Wifi Available

Address: 9042/1044 Tower Avenue, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
Accommodates: 3

Heated pool Free WiFi Kid meals Pool with view Designated smoking area Non-smoking rooms Fax/photocopying WiFi available in all areas

3. Hilton Garden Inn Nairobi Airport (from USD 147)

Accommodation at Hilton Garden Inn Nairobi Airport features rooms equipped with a work station, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, private baths with free bathrobes and toiletries, coffee-making facilities and a spacious seating area. Guests are served continental, halal or buffet breakfast every morning, and there is also an onsite restaurant where you can enjoy a variety of cuisines. The hotel is located about 4.2km (2.6miles) from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, 14.1km (8.7miles) from the Nairobi National Park, and 1.4km (0.86miles) from Gateway Mall along Mombasa Road.


Hilton Garden Inn Nairobi Airport

Wifi Available

Address: Jomo Kenyatta Airport
Accommodates: 5

Kid meals Process in place to check health of guests Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Outdoor pool Physical distancing rules followed Mini-market on site Lift Non-smoking rooms

4. ibis Styles - Nairobi, Westlands (from USD 57)

ibis Styles offers accommodation in guest rooms that feature a flat-screen TV, a spacious seating area, safe, a work desk, a private bathroom, and coffee-making facilities. The shared amenities include an on-site restaurant, free Wi-Fi, a fitness center, and ample private parking. Guests are entitled to a complimentary breakfast each morning, though, for those who don’t like the hotel options, there are several restaurants within walking distance from the hotel. Notable attractions close to the hotel include the Nairobi National Museum and the Kenyatta International Convention Center, both less than 2 km (1.24 miles) away, while Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, located at a distance of 22km (13.67miles) away from the hotel, is the nearest airport.


ibis Styles - Nairobi, Westlands

Address: Rhapta Road

Cashless payment available Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies Daily housekeeping On-site parking Tour desk Gift shop BBQ facilities Temporary art galleries

5. Swiss Lenana Mount Hotel (from USD 80)

Swiss Lenana Mount Hotel is located in the Kilimani area of Nairobi, and it boasts an outdoor pool, free Wi-Fi, a fitness center and free secure parking for all guests. This staycation place in Nairobi features rooms with a flat-screen TV, coffee-making facilities, and a private bath featuring free toiletries and bathrobes. Downtown Nairobi, where there are plenty of shops and attractions, is less than 2 km (1.2 miles) from the hotel, while the nearest airport is Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, about 19km (11.8miles) from the hotel.


Swiss Lenana Mount Hotel

Address: 53050

Lift Gift shop Laundry Internet services Express check-in/check-out Ironing service Non-smoking rooms Terrace

6. Kingfisher Casa (from USD 55)

Kingfisher Casa provides accommodation in guest rooms equipped with a kitchenette, a private bathroom, air conditioning, a wardrobe and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Shared amenities include free private parking, a bar, a fitness center, and free Wi-Fi. The hotels serve a continental breakfast every morning, though there are lots of malls and great restaurants in close proximity for guests who would love to dine outside. Some of the popular points of interest near the hotel include Westgate Shopping Mall, the Nairobi National Museum, The Sarit Center, and Kazuri Beads Factory.


Glam Hotel

Address: General Mathenge Road Off Peponi Road Junction

Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Internet services Non-smoking rooms Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Ironing service WiFi Available Restaurant

7. The Concord Hotel & Suites (from USD 82)

The Concord Hotel & Suites offers five-star accommodation in guest rooms featuring a flat-screen TV, air conditioning, electronic safe, a work station, a minibar, and spacious ensuite bathrooms with bathrooms, toiletries, slippers, and bathrobes. Some of the notable shared amenities include a spa, a sauna, free private parking, free Wi-Fi, and a modern fitness center. There is a variety of restaurants within the premises where guests can enjoy a great deal of local and international cuisines. Notable points of interest close to the hotel include Westgate Shopping Mall and the Nairobi Museum, which are both less than 2km (1.2km) away, while the nearest airport is Jomo Kenyatta International Airport at a distance of 22.1km (13.7miles) from the hotel.


The Concord Hotel & Suites

Address: 31 Wangapala Road, off 5th Parklands

Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Invoice provided Rooftop pool Cashless payment available Designated smoking area Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Family rooms Spa and wellness centre

8. Tamarind Tree Hotel (from USD 100)

The accommodation at Tamarind Tree Hotel features rooms fitted with a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, a kitchenette, and a spacious workspace and seating area. All the rooms have a pool or garden view. Areas of interest around the hotel include the Kenyatta International Convention Center, the Nairobi National Museum, and Karen Blixen Museum, all of which are less than 10 km (6.2miles) away. The nearest airport is Wilson Airport, located about 1.5km (0.9miles) away, while Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is about 13.5km (8.3miles) away.


Tamarind Tree Hotel

Address: Langata Road

Fire extinguishers Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines CCTV in common areas Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas WiFi available in all areas Gift shop Swimming pool Bridal suite

9. Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Nairobi Arboretum (from USD 155)

Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Nairobi Arboretum offers five-star accommodation in rooms with private balconies, flat-screen TV, and a private bathroom with a tropical rain shower. This Nairobi staycation hotel also has treatment rooms, an outdoor pool, and steam and sauna available to all guests. Continental and buffet breakfast is served every morning, and there is also an onsite restaurant serving a variety of local and international cuisines. Notable points of interest close to the hotel include downtown Nairobi at 3km (1.8 miles) away, Nairobi National Park at 16km (10 miles) away, and Nairobi National Museum at 3km (1.8 miles) away. The nearest airport is Jomo Kenyatta International Airport at about 18km (11.1miles) away.


Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Nairobi Arboretum

Address: Arboretum Road

Bridal suite Food can be delivered to guest accommodation Luggage storage Airport shuttle (additional charge) Airport shuttle Sun terrace Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas Heating

10. Best Western Plus Meridian Hotel (from USD 72)

Spend your best staycation in Nairobi yet at Best Western Plus Meridian Hotel. The property offers guests accommodation in rooms with beautiful city views, with each room featuring air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, a shower, private bathrooms, and spacious seating areas. The hotel has an on-site restaurant where guests can enjoy a variety of local and international cuisines, though all guests are entitled to a complimentary breakfast every morning. Form the hotel’s location, some of the notable attractions include the Railway Museum and the Kenyatta International Conference Center which are both less than a kilometer away. The nearest airport is Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, located at a distance of about 13 km (8.0vmiles) from the hotel.


Best Western Plus Meridian Hotel

Address: 6 Muranga Road

Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies Tour desk Designated smoking area Business centre On-site parking Airport shuttle (additional charge) Free WiFi Billiards

11. Golden Tulip Westlands Nairobi (from USD 83)

Golden Tulip Westlands Nairobi on Muthithi Road is one of the highly rated staycation spots in Nairobi for couples. The rooms here feature modern furniture, air conditioning, television, free Wi-Fi, and spacious beds with silky smooth duvets. Those on a workation will find the cozy desks extremely useful. A delicious breakfast with continental, vegetarian, Asian options is available daily. Some of the closest attractions to the property are the Exhibition Hall, Botanical Garden, Louis Leakey Memorial Institute, and Nairobi National Museum.


Golden Tulip Westlands Nairobi

Address: Muthithi Rd 65

Fitness centre Soundproof rooms Outdoor pool CCTV outside property Swimming pool Private check-in/check-out Luggage storage Designated smoking area

Treat yourself to a memorable staycation in Nairobi

There is no reason why you should have a boring staycation in Nairobi. Consider our recommendations for the top staycation spots in Nairobi, Kenya, and treat yourself to a staycation to remember in Kenya’s capital.

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