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    Milimani Backpackers & Safari Centre

    St Hellen Ln Off Langata Road, Karen | P.O Box 21289, Nairobi 00505, Kenya
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    Overview
    • Excellent31%
    • Very good29%
    • Average20%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible12%
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    “shady garden” (2 reviews)
    “hot water” (10 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Family Rooms
    Concierge
    Pets Allowed
    Accessible rooms
    Laundry Service
    Self-Serve Laundry
    Shuttle Bus Service
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    1 - 5 of 114 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    From the staff, food, cleanliness, location, price, grounds and security this is the place to stay. The airport is less than an hour's drive) for 2000 KES when I went. I love the Karen district for its proximity to The Giraffe Centre, The Karen Blixen...More

    Thank D9537EYmartham
    Response from George M, Public Relations Manager at Milimani Backpackers & Safari CentreResponded 5 days ago

    Thanks for choosing to stay with us. Looking forward to your next visit today kenya.

    Reviewed 6 November 2017

    Milimani Backpackers is ok choice for a hostel. It is probably not the best place to meet other travelers to get company and to get to the city or close by attractions one still needs a taxi or uber. So the price ends up being...More

    Thank MymlanK
    Reviewed 9 October 2017

    The Milimani backpackers hostel was incredible. This was the first place I stayed while I was in Kenya and also the last at the end of my trip. The staff is excellent, the chef cooks amazing African meals and its a cool area to explore....More

    2  Thank aransonl
    Response from George M, Public Relations Manager at Milimani Backpackers & Safari CentreResponded 5 days ago

    We appreciate your review. Thanks for choosing to stay with us.

    Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

    I would give 5 stars to the friendly staff and the dependable watch dog (he's adorable and takes his job VERY seriously). The location is misrepresented on Google Maps. I booked because I thought it's in the city but it's actually two matatu rides away....More

    Thank Heidi M
    Response from George M, Public Relations Manager at Milimani Backpackers & Safari CentreResponded 5 days ago

    Thanks for the feedback. We have rectified our pin location on Google maps. Thanks for staying with us.

    Reviewed 4 September 2017

    A hostel with some wonderful staff and a chef that cooks the best food on the planet. The rooms are very clean and fresh and the hostel also got a cozy living room where you can just watch some tv, drink som beers or just...More

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    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
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    • Price range
    • US$ 11 - US$ 24 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 23
    • Location
    • Kenya >
    • Nairobi
    • Also Known As
    • Milimani Backpackers & Safari Centre Hotel Nairobi ,
    • Milimani Backpackers And Safari Centre
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    Traveller (24)
    Room & Suite (3)
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    Diceman2020
    11 February 2016|
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    Response from Mark R | Reviewed this property |
    Contact the owner Patricia on the Milimani website. She's very helpful
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    "Pick a bed away from the window"
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    "If you want to "splurge," the large corner room with the balcony is great!"
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    "If you can stretch your budget, the massive double room with balcony is worth the splurge."
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    "if you have a tent, its both cheap and lovely to camp in the garden."
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