We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
3/9/2017 4/9/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Milimani Backpackers & Safari Centre

    St Hellen Ln Off Langata Road, Karen | P.O Box 21289, Nairobi 00505, Kenya
    Save
    Best prices for your stay
    3/9/2017 4/9/2017
    No availability for your dates from these sites
    Traveller (24)
    Room & Suite (3)
    Dining (2)
    Hemingways Nairobi
    494 reviews
    #1 of 165 hotels in Nairobi
     
    House of Waine
    252 reviews
    #23 of 165 hotels in Nairobi
     
    The Heron Portico
    486 reviews
    #5 of 165 hotels in Nairobi
     
    Park Place Hotel
    14 reviews
    #141 of 165 hotels in Nairobi
     
    Overview
    • Excellent26%
    • Very good33%
    • Average20%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible12%
    Travellers talk about
    “shady garden” (2 reviews)
    “great budget” (2 reviews)
    “matatu ride” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Family Rooms
    Concierge
    Laundry Service
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Shuttle Bus Service
    All hotel details
    Offers from Milimani Backpackers & Safari Centre
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Hemingways Nairobi
    494 reviews
    #1 of 165 hotels in Nairobi
     
    House of Waine
    252 reviews
    #23 of 165 hotels in Nairobi
     
    The Heron Portico
    486 reviews
    #5 of 165 hotels in Nairobi
     
    Park Place Hotel
    14 reviews
    #141 of 165 hotels in Nairobi
     
    Write a Review
    Turn Your Opinions into Points!
    Turn your opinions into JPMiles
    Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
    *You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    50
    Reviews (116)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    1 - 5 of 108 reviews

    Reviewed 11 July 2017

    I found this Hostel last minute. I picked it since it was really close to the Giraffe Center and the Elephant Sanctuary. The service was great. They had a full time cook which made it feel really homely. The couches and TV added to that...More

    Thank Stephen J
    Reviewed 7 July 2017

    Beautiful, safe, warm and homely place with beautiful gardens/greenery to rest in, relatively cheap and good food, very good wifi and generally clean environment.The staff from Anne,the cleaning ladies, chef, the other receptionist and manager were all very nice, helpful and friendly.

    Thank bidemi2017
    Reviewed 18 March 2017

    From the well groomed grounds to the charming common areas to the wonderful meals prepared by William, Milimani's felt very much like an earlier reviewer said, "home away from home". All of the staff were uber friendly and the owner, Patricia, was the most gracious...More

    Thank lisalou1963
    Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

    Despite multiple checks by email prior to our arrival, we got stuck with 2 dorm beds with a shared bath room instead of a private room with private bathroom which we booked online! We "were allowed" to pay the dorm price - which was just...More

    Thank Kim K
    Reviewed 30 January 2017

    Very pleasant place to stay, lovely staff, reasonably priced food (although expensive beer) and a nice shady garden. Easy to get to the giraffe centre and Sheldricks elephant orphanage, also Galleria mall or Karen shops just a short matatu ride away. Very secure, the gate...More

    Thank kaz_in_essex
    Hemingways Nairobi
    494 reviews
    #1 of 165 hotels in Nairobi
     
    House of Waine
    252 reviews
    #23 of 165 hotels in Nairobi
     
    The Heron Portico
    486 reviews
    #5 of 165 hotels in Nairobi
     
    Park Place Hotel
    14 reviews
    #141 of 165 hotels in Nairobi
     
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Airport Transportation
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Free Parking
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 12 - US$ 38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 23
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with HostelWorld so you can book your Milimani Backpackers & Safari Centre reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Kenya >
    • Nairobi
    • Also Known As
    • Milimani Backpackers & Safari Centre Hotel Nairobi ,
    • Milimani Backpackers And Safari Centre
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (24)
    Room & Suite (3)
    Dining (2)
    Pool & Beach (2)
    Hotel & Grounds (28)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
    Nearby
    Hemingways Nairobi
    494 reviews
    2.97 km away
     
    Park Place Hotel
    14 reviews
    4.11 km away
     
    The Heron Portico
    486 reviews
    9.87 km away
     
    House of Waine
    252 reviews
    2.53 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    Tamarind Restaurant
    500 reviews
    2.21 km away
    The Talisman
    1,208 reviews
    3.41 km away
    Tamambo Karen Blixen
    901 reviews
    2.21 km away
    Purdy Arms
    292 reviews
    2.93 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    African Fund for Endangered Wildlife (Kenya) Ltd. - Giraffe Centre
    2,663 reviews
    4.78 km away
    Karen Blixen Museum
    1,403 reviews
    2.75 km away
    Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages
    301 reviews
    2.21 km away
    Nairobi Mamba Village
    346 reviews
    2.15 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Diceman2020
    11 February 2016|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from Mark R | Reviewed this property |
    Contact the owner Patricia on the Milimani website. She's very helpful
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "Pick a bed away from the window"
    Read review
    "If you want to "splurge," the large corner room with the balcony is great!"
    Read review
    "If you can stretch your budget, the massive double room with balcony is worth the splurge."
    Read review
    "if you have a tent, its both cheap and lovely to camp in the garden."
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing