Top 20 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya - Updated 2022

airbnb Nairobi Westlands, Kenya

Nairobi is the capital of Kenya, and Westlands is one of its up and coming neighbourhood. Here, you can find many embassies and administrative offices. You’re lucky that most of the buildings have a 24-hour security, so you’ll never have to worry about feeling unsafe. Throughout the area, you’ll find casinos (like Casino FlaminGo) and spas, including Revitalize Wellness Centre and Kempinski Spa. The area is close to the Masai Mara reservation, and is a great starting point for some of the best safari tours in Kenya. Interested in visiting Westlands, and perhaps check out other neighbourhoods? Check out these top Airbnbs in Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya.

1. Furnished studio with a rooftop pool (from USD 25)

Suitable for solo adventurers, business travellers or couples, this furnished studio apartment in Nairobi is bright and welcoming. It has a lovely sitting area, a comfortable bed, a clean and full bathroom, plenty of storage space, large windows, a kitchenette, and more amenities. Guests will also have access to a rooftop pool with city views. A restaurant is just a minute’s walk away from the studio while the city centre is at a 10-minute walking distance.

Rooftop Pool with City View - Studio
Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya
186 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment was super clean internet was on point and the amenities are amazing
the studio is perfect with nice touches the pool and city views made it even more amazing
highly recommend near town europaen standard great view and pool at rooftop
top notch cleanliness and cool environment
clean stylish and easily accessible
good and clean place
the place is clean easily accessible and quiet
the place was very clean and strategically located
the host was very helpful
super host she is
judith is a great host and provides quick responses
judith was an awesome host
judy is a great host and responsive
lots of nice restaurants in walking distance
the place is very very convenient and has everything needed for a nice comfortable stay
these is the place to be you get value for your money
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2. A modern apartment in the heart of Westlands (from USD 50)

Those looking for conveniently located apartments in Westlands, Nairobi will find this property to be a suitable option. Set in a strategic location, where you will be surrounded by restaurants, malls and shops, this modern apartment offers one bedroom and one bathroom that comes with a huge walk-in shower for two people. The living area is equipped with a large sofa for you to snuggle in the afternoon and recharge your energy. What’s more, there are two French balconies on which you can enjoy different views of the city during the day and at night.

Yve’s Fine Living 🔸 Central Westlands 🔸1bd Apt
Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya
65 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable bed strong internet great location safe building and kind hosts
amazing location and apartment great views and very good security
it is clean and safe
super clean and comfy with some stylish touches
clean apartment with all the essentials we wanted
clean and safe apartment exactly as described
the place was very nice clean and neat
the host had great response time
thanks for being a great host
security was attentive and friendly and helped with check in
wonderful place with a top notch host
yvonne is a great host and helps you around anytime
super convenient location and good value
nice apartment in a great location
great flat in fantastic location
very nice stay with good location
excellent place to stay and within easy walking distance of a lot of places
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3. A bright and warm condominium (from USD 62)

Have a relaxed stay at this bright and warm condominium that is perfect for four people. Facilities you can enjoy include two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a well equipped kitchen and a washing machine. If you need access to the internet, you can access the wireless internet for free. This Airbnb in Nairobi Westlands is at a quick driving distance to Nairobi National Museum and John Michuki Memorial Park.

Sohail Regency, along Rhapta Road
35 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire condo 4 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
spacious well lit accommodation with good tv service and wifi
it was clean stylish and in a nice area of nairobi
the place looks exactly like the pictures it is nice clean and bright
this place is so clean and comfortable -and so worth the price
the apartment was beautiful clean and big with a great veranda :)
the place is very clean and i will definitely go back there when i am back in nairobi
they were attentive and effective in communicating
alex is an excellent host
charity the home caretaker was helpful and kind
alex and cathy and friendly and kind hosts and answer any questions quickly
alex was a great host the apartment is amazing and very well located
great place - perfect location
the location is great close to restaurants and many attractions
great place fairly decent location too
quiet and secure neighborhood
alex’s place is super comfortable and centrally located
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4. Stylish and spacious apartment (from USD 40)

Stylish and spacious, this apartment in Nairobi can accommodate up to four guests. It has a lovely ethnic-themed decor throughout the house. There is a bright and open living and dining area that is very beautifully furnished, two chic bedrooms, a well-equipped kitchen, one and a half bathrooms, and more. Many restaurants and shops are located close to this apartment.

Kazuri Ivy Serene & Spacious Nairobi Apartment
41 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
very nice place and host
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5. A spacious apartment with a gym (from USD 46)

If you are looking for short stay apartments in Nairobi Westlands, then this Airbnb might interest you. Featuring one bedroom and one modern bathroom, the apartment is ideal for solo travelers or couples. As a guest, you are also free to use the kitchen and the gym that can be found on the rooftop.

Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya
65 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very well thought through has a gym modern furniture and kitchen fitted with all amenities
warm and cozy in a nice secure and serene neighborhood
paul's apartment was great quite big light and airy
the place is clean well-stocked with kitchen amenities and in a great location for getting around nairobi
big clean overall great place
the place was clean and very comfortable
the apartment was clean and welcoming
the apartment is new very clean secure and stylish
clean perfect location and very modern building
host was also helpful and professional
helpful host and co-host
host and team are responsive and will work with my schedule
i would definitely recommend this host and this space
paul was extremely accommodating and helpful throughout our trip to nairobi
close to various entertainment centers and restaurants
fantastic place in a prime location
a perfect location for several days in nairobi
i’d recommend if your looking for a good central location in westlands where everything is close by
nice place spacious good location
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6. Chic and pet-friendly apartment in Westlands (from USD 40)

Bring your furry friend along when you travel to Nairobi and stay at this pet-friendly apartment in Westlands. Chic and stylish, it has contemporary furnishings in the living area, an open-plan kitchen and breakfast bar, a well-appointed bedroom, and a full bathroom. You will also have access to a gym and rooftop lounge of the building that provides amazing city views. Kenya National Museum is a short drive away.

Trendy 1 bedroom apartment in Westlands Nairobi
Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya
42 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment is very clean with elegant furnishings and great views
the place is very clean and tastefully decorated
sylvane’s place is beautiful and clean
the home was very clean entertainment was great and had great internet
perfect location high spec materials throughout the property and very clean apartment
sylvane is great host and is always available to help
the location was a short walk to great restaurants bars and clubs
very good location within walking distance to most places and very clean apartment
a terrific place conveniently located in westland and a wonderful host
great place and location very easy to communicate with sylvane and to do check in/out
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7. Spacious one-bedroom apartment (from USD 40)

This rental is just a drive away from the United Nations Office and Kenya National Museum. This one-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bath apartment can comfortably fit two people. Have a romantic night by the living room and watch your favorite movies on Netflix or cook some fantastic meals in their fully equipped kitchen. Guests are granted access to the building’s free parking, gym, and mini lounge.

Spacious one bedroom apartment in Westlands
Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya
23 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
sylvane’s place was great a comfortable
sylvane is a great host
lovely stay in a convenient location
awesome place at a decent location: a real value for money
awesome restaurants / pub within 3 minutes walk range
the pictures and the actual place matched perfectly and we didn’t miss a thing
very good services in a secure and strategic location
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8. Penthouse with spectacular views (from USD 55)

Enjoy the spectacular view from above by staying in this beautiful penthouse. The interior is attractively decorated with neutral shades for a clean and fresh look. The lights can be dimmed to create a toned-down and relaxing ambiance. Cozy up in the living room and take advantage of the Smart TV with over 300 channels. Or, you can stay outside in their balcony area to enjoy the city’s night lights while taking a swig of your choice of beverage.

Kennedy's 1 Br Penthouse, Spectacular Views
Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya
42 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

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Amenities & Room:
great views of the city from the living room bedroom and front side balcony
great penthouse apartment with spacious private patio
the apartment is very clean tastefully furnished and decorated and with amazing views of the city
super clean and stylish
it exceeded my expectations- very clean secure and comfortable
kennedy is a great host
kennedy is an amazing host and he’s highly responsive
wonderful and supportif host
amazing host and an amazing place
great place even better host
wonderful place to stay in central kenya
this airbnb is a great place to stay for travelers and those looking for a staycation location
great place to spend some time in
it's also in a great location close to shopping restaurants nightlife and a short commute to cbd
a wonderful place to stay
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9. Family apartment in Nairobi Riverside Drive (from USD 48)

There’s room for four guests in this property that is situated in a convenient and safe location. For your safety, there are 24-hour security guards stationed outside the property. The apartment is close to the Nairobi town centre, as well as the popular Westlands area. There are two bedrooms on the property - one is furnished with a double bed and has an ensuite, while the other has two single beds. There’s also a separate family bathroom. The path outside the property is well-lit and is great for a jog. The hosts resides nearby and are more than happy to meet up for a coffee or meal and give you some advice about the area.

2 Rooms in Apartment Riverside Drive Nairobi.
Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya
14 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
gladys was wonderful the place was clean and easily accessible
glady's house was nice and clean and centrally located
gladys is a wonderful host
she was helpful with any and all questions we had
gladys was a great host and her apartment was wonderful
she was very friendly and gave us some good recommendations on where to eat and what to visit
we stayed in gladys' house for one week and received a great warm hospitality from our host
the location is very nice
very good location for me i could walk to westlands
the house was new and located in a central and safe neighbourhood close to restaurants and pubs
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10. Master Ensuite Bedroom in Nairobi Riverside Drive (from USD 28)

This is the other bedroom available that is offered on the same property as listed above (listing #4). It is possible to rent the two together; otherwise, this room alone is the perfect place for a couple to stay. You have your own master bedroom with an ensuite, and only have to share the living room and kitchen with whoever’s in the other two bedrooms. There are bus services from outside the property, departing every two minutes - taking you to the town center. As well as having 24-hour security, there are many embassies that line this street, making it safer, and also more culturally diverse. The hosts can also help you organize a safari or Masai Mara trip.

Master Ensuite Room in Nairobi Riverside Drive
Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya
37 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
it was clean and very spacious
her place is very clean and quiet
her room is big and it was very clean
gladys’ home was very clean and decent
it's nice it's clean and close to westlands
gladys is a wonderful host
gladys is a very nice host friendly and welcoming
gracious host with a very pleasant personality
gladys was kind and courteous
gladys is so kind and extremely accommodating
the venue and location are just great
this is an amazing value in a very central location
gladys place is very clean and in a really good location you can walk to arboretum and westlands
the place is just as advertised great location host is very hospitable
gladys' place was just as described in a secure community a short walk from westlands
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11. Private room in a three-bedroom house with a backyard (from USD 30)

The hosts have opened up their home, and you’ll be staying in one of the bedrooms within their three bedroom house. The house is within a secure compound, and you have the added bonus of fruit trees in the garden, that you can pick some fruit off. The room is fully furnished with everything you may need to enjoy your stay. You have access to the kitchen and living room, and the hosts will even cook some meals for you, on request. There’s also free parking on site.

A home under the sun
 Wifi Available
Private room in home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

12. New and affordable studio close to local amenities (from USD 45)

This great studio is situated in a perfect location. It is close to the local malls, museums, and public transport links. The hosts have decorated the house with a rustic feel, although it has all the modern amenities. You’re also lucky enough to have a balcony with amazing views over the city. You have twenty-four-hour access to the apartment, and it’s watched by armed guards, so you never have to feel unsafe. The house is also close to an African Market. There’s also free parking on site as well.

Westlands, Nairobi County, Kenya
81 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire condo 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the high speed wifi was a plus and the price was perfect for my budget
the wi-fi was quite reliable and i enjoyed watching my shows while i had the time
good wifi and location
it is comfortable and has all the basics needed
expect a basic apartment with a great tv
very clean and tidy
place was clean and tidy
sherry's home is clean and cozy
the apartment is nice clean and everything works
it was easy to find clean and sherry was very easy to communicate with
sherry the host is great
the host was very helpful as were the caretakers
the host was as kind as to bring me some kenyan tea
sherry is a wonderful host
sherry was a wonderful host all of my questions were quickly answered
amazing location and great value
the location was seriously amazing
good location good price
the neighbourhood is great with westgate mall just walking distance away
lovely place fantastic location within walking distance
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13. Luxury apartment for a romantic getaway (from USD 60)

Those looking for luxurious accommodation for two in Nairobi can book this luxe apartment. Perfect for a romantic getaway, it has plenty of amenities that will ensure a relaxing stay for you and your partner. An open-plan kitchen and dining area, a furnished living area with leather sofas, a plush bedroom with a king-size bed, and a modern bathroom are available in the apartment. Lovely views of the city can be enjoyed from the floor-to-ceiling windows in the living area. You can also get access to the gym and pool of the building. Centrally located in Westlands, plenty of attractions like Sarit Centre, United Nations (UN) Gigiri, and more located just a few minutes away from this apartment.

Lemac 1108 Furnished Prime apartment, Westlands
Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya
100 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
unbelievable views outstanding amenities safe environment excellent security very comfortable bed
if you love a good view fast wifi and security then this is the place to be
we had an awesome stay in this apartment
great apartment - clean comfortable well equipped
very clean secure stylish and comfortable apartment
the bedroom was also clean and the bed was comfortable to sleep in
the apartment is stylish and very clean
we loved our stay here the place was comfortable clean and convenient
gym staff workers were outstanding and helpful and made me feel right at home
the hosts were also very responsive to any inquiries
the building staff was especially friendly and helpful particularly the gym/restaurant on the top floor
the check-in process was smooth and the host is always on hand to answer any question promptly
the apartment was amazing as well as the location
daniel's place is located in a good area and it's very safe
if the skywalk is open this would be a great place to stay
excellent location and very clean
value for money great location includes washing machine and drinking water perfect for small family
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14. Elegant and modern apartment for two

Couples or two close friends travelling together will enjoy staying at this modern and tranquil apartment in Nairobi. With chic furnishings and fittings, it offers a contemporary abode for your vacation. It has a stylish living room, a gorgeous dining area, a modern kitchen, a spacious bedroom, and an elegant bathroom. Lovely sunset, sunrise and city views can be enjoyed from this apartment. A coffee shop is just a five-minute walk away from this luxe apartment.

Modern, Cosy and Tranquil space
Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya
17 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we definitely had a relaxing stay in a cozy and stylish apartment
lily's place delivers as promised: a modern cozy and tranquil space
the apartment was very clean and had everything we needed
the house is crystal clean
beautifully decorated and spotless
lily and her husband keep it clean and cozy
i had an excellent stay at lily's place: clean nice quiet organized and well located
lily was an outstanding host
the hosts were friendly answered my questions quickly and gave me great directions
lily and her husband are lovely hosts
lily was an incredible host and very welcoming
lily and her husband were very kind
very friendly great location and value for money
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15. Westlands penthouse-size apartment

If you want to enjoy a little bit of luxury during your stay, this place is perfect for you. You have your own private room within the host’s apartment. The house is in a great location, walking distance to all the amenities you may need, as well as some great restaurants. The apartment has 24-hour security and there’s also a gym and pool within the building. The host splits their time between Nairobi and Dubai, so they may not always be present during your stay. Nonetheless, they are easily contactable should there be any issues.

Westlands, Nairobi.. Penthouse Size Apartment
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

16. Cosy, furnished apartment

The hosts have only recently renovated this property and added it to Airbnb. There’s room for three guests, spread over two bedrooms. Guest will share the large living area and the kitchen, where you can prepare meals. The main bedroom is large and spacious, and the second room can be used for anything from a spare bedroom to a storage room, depending on your needs. There’s even a small balcony, with views over the local area. The whole complex is secured, and you can catch public transport from right in front of the gate. There are a handful of cafes and restaurants all within walking distance of the apartment.

NEW!!! Spacious Entire 1-BR Apartment in Westlands
17 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 3 Guests

17. Self-contained serviced room for rent

The hosts have opened up their house in this listing, with your bedroom inside the host’s house. The room has both air conditioning and heating, perfect for whichever season you’re visiting. There’s also have a washer and dryer that you’re able to use. There’s a double bed in the room, with room for up to two. The property itself has an elevator and a shared pool.

self contained serviced room for rent
Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

18. Colourful and relaxing home

There’s room for up to five guests in this spacious property. Residing here, you will be within walking distance of the shops, cafes, and restaurants; or only a ten-minute taxi ride from the center of Nairobi. The house is located in Westlands - a bustling suburb with a range of cultures and countries represented. There are two bedrooms in the house - one with a double bed and the other with a single, and an additional sofa bed in the living room. The apartment building may not look the best from the outside, but you’ll be thoroughly surprised by the inside. The hosts are easily contactable should you encounter any issues during your stay.

colourful and relaxing home
Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya
40 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 0 Bathrooms

19. One-bedroom apartment in Westlands

This one bedroom apartment is located in the Westlands of Nairobi. It’s within walking distance of a number of shopping centers, restaurants, and cafes. The house is also located close to some of the best bars and clubs. You’ll feel safe in this property, as it’s part of a secure compound. The rooms are spacious and fully furnished. You also have on-site parking available for you. The hosts also provide a small breakfast.

One bedroom apartment in Westlands on 3rd floor
Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya
41 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

20. Cozy and spacious one-bedroom apartment in Nairobi

This light and airy apartment is located in a great location. It is within easy access to both central Nairobi and the Westlands. There’s a small sitting area, with an additional table and a chair where you can sit and work at. There’s a fully equipped kitchen, with everything you may need to enjoy your stay. There’s a cleaner who comes to the property twice a week, and for a small fee, you can have your laundry and ironing done. There are high-speed wifi, fresh sheets, and towels ready upon your arrival.

Cosy and spacious 1 bedroom Apartment
Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya
62 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Get ready for a safari tour

Throughout Nairobi, you’ll find plenty of tour companies that are ever ready to take you out on a safari tour. Chat with your Airbnb host and they would be able to recommend the best ones for you. You can also undertake some of the top day trips from Nairobi since the city is a great starting point to visit the Masai Mara, spend time in their markets, and learn all about their cultures. It’s about a 6-hour drive from Nairobi to Masai Mara, but it’s definitely worth it. Start planning your trip today, and kick-start your itinerary by looking for a great accommodation. Listed are some great accommodations that are both safe and comfortable, located in one of the affluent neighborhoods of Nairobi - Westlands.

Frequently asked questions about the top Airbnbs in Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya.

1. Which are the best Airbnbs in Westlands that have a gym?

Many Airbnbs in Westlands have a gym. For the best options, choose from the following Airbnbs: i) spacious apartment with a gym ii) luxury apartment for a romantic getaway iii) chic and pet-friendly apartment in Westlands.

2. Which are the most family-friendly Airbnbs in Westlands, Kenya?

Very few Airbnbs in Westlands, Kenya are suitable for families. If you are traveling with children, then the best family-friendly Airbnb for you would be this family apartment in Nairobi Riverside Drive.

3. Which are the most luxurious Airbnbs in Westlands, Kenya?

Several luxurious Airbnbs are located in Westlands, Kenya. Choose one of the following Airbnbs for the most luxurious options: i) luxury apartment for a romantic getaway ii) elegant and modern apartment for two iii) Westlands penthouse-size apartment.

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