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Nairobi, Kenya
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Nairobi, Kenya
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Nairobi hotels

Good to know

Low season

MarchCheapest month to stay with an average 8% drop in price.

High season

JulyMost expensive month to stay with an average 93% rise in price.

Average price (weeknight)

$148Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.

Average price (weekend night)

$131Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a hotel in Nairobi

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Top tips for finding perfect Nairobi hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Nairobi, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Nairobi in March and December.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Nairobi if you stay on a Sunday. The opposite is true for, Wednesday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 75 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Nairobi accommodation.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Nairobi for 1 day.
  • If you are flying into Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, then you need to look for hotels in Nairobi close to airport. 1.5 miles away, the Crowne Plaza Nairobi Airport is a 4-star hotel that offers guests free parking and a complimentary airport shuttle. The 3-star Seasons Airport Hotel is around 5 miles from the airport.
  • Want to get outdoors? Look for hotels in Nairobi National Park, like Ololo Safari Lodge, which sits on the banks of the Mbagathi River on the southern border of the park. This 3-star hotel offers an outdoor pool with firepit and the opportunity to go on safari. To the west of the park is Longview Suites Hotel, offering guests use of a state-of-the-art gym and an outdoor pool, as well as a restaurant and coffee bar.
  • To be at the heart of the action, find hotels in Nairobi city center. Tom Mboya Street is a popular street and close to the Tom Mboya Statue on Moi Avenue. The 3-star Diamond Hotel is conveniently located for sightseeing and less than half a mile from the Maasai Market. Space International Hotel is a short walk from Kenya National Archives and has a restaurant and bar with a terrace on-site.
  • If you are booking a hotel in Nairobi, you may want to be close to main attraction, Karen Blixen Museum. Located at the foot of the Ngong Hills, you can take a tour of the colonial farmhouse and coffee plantation, as well as view some of Karen’s possessions. To the south west of Nairobi, Karen Gables is a 4-star hotel, 1.5 miles from the museum that offers an outdoor pool and landscaped gardens by the river.
  • For the cheapest hotels in Nairobi, Progressive Park Hotel is an affordable hotel that offers good value for longer stays, while budget-friendly Kenya Comfort Hotel offers basic rooms in a convenient location close to the city center.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Nairobi

  • Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Nairobi. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

  • In the last 3 days, double rooms in Nairobi have been found on KAYAK for as cheap as $12. On average, the price for a double room is $148.

  • Best Western Plus Meridian Hotel is centrally located and less than a mile from Kenyatta International Conference Center. The hotel has a 24-hour international restaurant, along with rooftop café and pool. Plus, there is a beauty salon and a gym.

  • Couples looking for romantic hotels in Nairobi have many choices. Overlooking the Ngong Hills, Hemingways Nairobi is ideal for honeymooners with its colonial elegance, four-poster beds, butler service, and day spa. In the city center, Fairmont The Norfolk offers luxury with its lush gardens, heated outdoor pool and spa.

  • The luxury boutique and award-winning hotel House of Waine offers guests plush rooms with private gardens in the Karen area. Sarova Stanley offers guests a variety of dining options, including a Thai restaurant, plus a heated outdoor pool, health club with sauna and steam bath, plus spa services and exercise classes.

  • The 5-star Ole Sereni Hotel is a high-end hotel located off Mombasa road, with views of Nairobi National Park from room balconies. Nearby 4-star Eka Hotel has an outdoor pool as well as a fitness and wellness center.

  • Hotel room prices will vary depending on facilities and location. The cheapest double room in Nairobi for tonight found in the last 3 hours was $66. We also found 3-star hotels from $21 and 4-star hotels from $95.

  • After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Nairobi districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Nairobi city centre

  • Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

Where to stay in Nairobi?

Our map will help you find the perfect place to stay in Nairobi by showing you the exact location of each hotel.

Best Nairobi hotels

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Villa Rosa Kempinski - Nairobi - Building
Villa Rosa Kempinski - Nairobi - Building
Villa Rosa Kempinski
9.1 Excellent
$132+
$132+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Spa
Fairview Hotel - Nairobi - Lobby
Fairview Hotel - Nairobi - Lobby
Fairview Hotel
9 Excellent
$147+
$147+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Hemingways Nairobi - Nairobi - Lobby
Hemingways Nairobi - Nairobi - Lobby
Hemingways Nairobi
9.1 Excellent
$695+
$695+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Spa
The Boma Hotel - Nairobi - Bedroom
The Boma Hotel - Nairobi - Bedroom
The Boma Hotel
8.7 Excellent
$123+
$123+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Spa
Nairobi Serena Hotel - Nairobi - Lounge
Nairobi Serena Hotel - Nairobi - Lounge
Nairobi Serena Hotel
8.8 Excellent
$207+
$207+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Spa
Eka Hotel Nairobi - Nairobi - Bedroom
Eka Hotel Nairobi - Nairobi - Bedroom
Eka Hotel Nairobi
8.4 Excellent
$123+
$123+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool