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51 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a Friday night. My single room was very cheap, very clean, and quaintly decorated. It was impossible to sleep due to the nearby Nairobi Baptist Church having some sort of loud music event until 1:30am. Of course, I then had to get up to get to my flight! The staff are so friendly. They have a taxi service to... More 

Thank Nathan R
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

A great place to get over the jet lag, comfortable rooms, food simple home cooking. if you dont mind sharing your table at meal times and talking with total strangers this is not the place for you. Very safe walled and gated compound, beautiful quiet gardens

Thank cankeith
Waterdown, Canada
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Between August 26 and September 16 I was in northern Kenya to help with theological training. On my way in I spend one night in Mayfield Guest House, before travelling further into the country, and on my way out I was there again for half a day and one night, before leaving Nairobi to return to Canada. It was a... More 

Thank Jan D
East London, South Africa
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80 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

James and his team really did everything they could to help us settle into the city, from the 2am pickup and drop off at the airport to late evening check out on our departure day. We were even able to stay 2 nights when the Guest house was officially closed for the holidays! Had to pay cash but could pay... More 

Thank nickytravels2014
Umina Beach, Australia
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Great safety. Good three meals. Comfy and quaint but watch out for pricing. The prices are per person per night. At 2750 shillings for mission workers and 4750 shillings for assorted heathens.So two people per night at the juicy price is $140 AUD.In a country wallowing in a tradition of corruption and deception the desk clerk will gleefully charge the... More 

1 Thank garrick60
Modesto, California
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91 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2015

The Mayfield Guest House was our final night's accommodation in Kenya before return to the U.S. Our travelling companions, my wife's sister and her husband, missionaries for 9 years in Kisumu, booked us into 2 rooms. Our stay in Room 16 was by far the nicest night's sleep we'd had during our stay. We needed it, as the next day... More 

Thank DanGalt
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219 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2015

My wife and I had to be in Nairobi for a Monday morning meeting, so we booked ourselves into the Mayfield Guest House for the Sunday night... we'd heard good reports from friends, and thought we'd give it a shot. It was a very good experience, and very economical. It is located just off the roundabout at Valley Road and... More 

1 Thank joesindorf
Decorah, Iowa
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54 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2014

Mayfield Guest House is well located close to the center of the city. Long but easy walk to the center. Very accommodating staff. We arranged for a very late dinner (10pm) since we had a late arrival. The staff took very good care of us. Rooms were comfortable and we had shared bathrooms. Food was good. The Mayfield seems to... More 

Thank Jeff6666
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2014

This place usually has room if you need something last minute so it's good for a pinch. Or if your in town just to recuperate or rest up it's not too bad. Some of the rooms are decent -some are cold, sparse, and noisy. None of the rooms have toilets/showers, all are shared affairs out in the halls somewhere. Although... More 

1 Thank R_J_SD
Doha, Qatar
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2014

I traveled into Nairobi with my wife for a 'quick' hospital visit, or so we thought. We ended up having to ring the Mayfield to ask for a room and then again the next day. On both occasions they were fantastically accommodating and provided us with a room. The hotel is a charming and peaceful place to stay, even as... More 

2 Thank 1967tazz

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Additional Information about Mayfield Guest House

Address: Ngong Road, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Nairobi
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Mayfield Guest House Hotel Nairobi
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“Get far away from the Nairobi Baptist Church side of the guest house!”
 of 5 bubbles RugbyManNate, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All fine.Just confirm the price”
 of 5 bubbles garrick60, 25 Mar 2015 | Read review
“As our traveling companion's room was also specious, there may not be any bad rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles DanGalt, 14 Mar 2015 | Read review
“rooms have various bed configurations -- ask for what you need”
 of 5 bubbles joesindorf, 1 Mar 2015 | Read review
“There is Wi-Fi in the main building and perhaps some of the closer rooms. Ask for room away from the shared bathrooms due to sounds of the flushing toilets.”
 of 5 bubbles Jeff6666, 2 Nov 2014 | Read review
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