Top 10 Staycation Spots 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 staycation spots in Nairobi, Kenya.

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1. Villa Rosa Kempinski (from USD 299)

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 299 USD

Airport shuttle (additional charge) Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Parking Outdoor pool Fax/photocopying On-site parking Private parking Terrace

2. Four Points by Sheraton Nairobi Airport (from USD 160)

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 160 USD

Free WiFi WiFi VIP room facilities Spa and wellness centre Babysitting/child services Invoice provided Security alarm Currency exchange

3. Best Western Plus Meridian Hotel (from USD 63)

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 63 USD

Special diet menus (on request) Airport shuttle Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines On-site parking Air conditioning Trouser press Ironing service Business centre

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

Fitness centre WiFi Laundry Parking Designated smoking area Fire extinguishers Indoor play area Thermometers for guests provided by property

5. Swiss Lenana Mount Hotel (from USD 57)

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 57 USD

Fire extinguishers Private parking Snack bar Private check-in/check-out Ironing service Business centre Terrace Massage

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

Rooftop pool Business centre WiFi Allergy-free room Breakfast in the room Contactless check-in/check-out Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas Bar

7. Kingfisher Casa (from USD 45)

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 45 USD

Non-smoking throughout Fitness centre Soundproof rooms Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Non-smoking rooms Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities

8. The Concord Hotel & Suites (from USD 90)

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 90 USD

Face masks for guests available Restaurant Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning Kids' outdoor play equipment Thermometers for guests provided by property Parking All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus

9. Tamarind Tree Hotel (from USD 150)

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 150 USD

Ironing service Smoke alarms Physical distancing rules followed WiFi available in all areas Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed Family rooms Free WiFi Bar

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

24-hour security Live music/performance CCTV outside property Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus First aid kit available Fire extinguishers Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed Non-smoking rooms

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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