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Top 10 Staycation Spots In Nairobi, Kenya

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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 staycation spots in Nairobi, Kenya.

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1. Villa Rosa Kempinski (from USD 268)

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. The property 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
Price: from 268 USD

Private parking Hot tub/jacuzzi Breakfast in the room Spa and wellness centre Airport shuttle Non-smoking rooms Fitness centre Face masks for guests available

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2. Four Points by Sheraton Nairobi Airport (from USD 175)

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

Address: 9042/1044 Tower Avenue, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
Price: from 175 USD

Sun terrace Fitness centre Bar Safety deposit box Business centre Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Fax/photocopying Restaurant

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3. Best Western Plus Meridian Hotel (from USD 65)

Best Western Plus Meridian Hotel in Nairobi 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
Price: from 65 USD

Mobile app for room service Soundproof rooms Security alarm Lift Tour desk Pool bar Snack bar WiFi available in all areas

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4. ibis Styles - Nairobi, Westlands (from USD 52)

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
Price: from 52 USD

Kid meals Live music/performance Game drives Shops (on site) Children television networks Free parking Internet services Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines

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5. Swiss Lenana Mount Hotel (from USD 50)

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. The hotel’s accommodation 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
Price: from 50 USD

Soundproof rooms Tour desk Free parking Non-smoking rooms Spa and wellness centre Laundry Massage Shoeshine

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6. Hilton Garden Inn Nairobi Airport (from USD 118)

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

Address: Jomo Kenyatta Airport
Price: from 118 USD

Kid-friendly buffet CCTV outside property First aid kit available Restaurant Ironing service Breakfast in the room Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Internet services

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7. Kingfisher Casa (from USD 49)

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
Price: from 49 USD

Face masks for guests available Restaurant Smoke alarms 24-hour front desk Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Airport shuttle Family rooms

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8. The Concord Hotel & Suites (from USD 89)

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
Price: from 89 USD

Children television networks Safety deposit box Luggage storage Car hire Restaurant Food can be delivered to guest accommodation Face masks for guests available Fire extinguishers

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9. Tamarind Tree Hotel (from USD 125)

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
Price: from 125 USD

Access to health care professionals Process in place to check health of guests Snack bar Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed Shared lounge/TV area Physical distancing in dining areas Meeting/banquet facilities Daily housekeeping

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10. Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence Nairobi Arboretum (from USD 125)

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. The 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
Price: from 125 USD

Children television networks Lift Meeting/banquet facilities Daily housekeeping Dry cleaning Restaurant Designated smoking area Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays

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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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