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Cedar Falls, Iowa
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This is the best value lodging in Nairobi. I stayed here many times throughout the year I spent in Kenya. It served as my home away from home in Kenya. It usually wasn't too crowded, I met many interesting people, and everyone was quiet and respectful. The hot showers were always a blessing after spending weeks in rural areas. The...

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Islamabad, Pakistan
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Although it was a bit far from the city center (and Nairobi traffic doesn't help) the place itself was in a nice location and had a very homely feel to it. The staff was really sweet and helpful and the food was pretty decent for the value as well. Overall it was a great stop over to relax and unwind...

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Thank Waqas J
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

The staff here are very friendly and are extremely helpful. The chef makes cheap, excellent home cooked food and the rooms here are decent. Only one shower but toilets and showers are far nicer than other back packer hostels

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San Antonio, Philippines
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Let me start with the positive - the cooking and cleaning staff were really friendly and the food was good value. The bad - the location is difficult to travel from, there are a lot of noisy dogs around which may keep you up at night and I left embarrassed due to a false accusation, not exactly the service I...

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Milimani for 2 nights before going on Safari (booked through mentioned hostel). On up side hostel is safe, very clean and cosy/homey. Younger staff is nice and helpful, older only nice (not willing to troubleshoot wifi issues which turned out to be hostel's fault). On down side place is very far from the centre of Nairobi (not...

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Thank PolishViewofThings
Reviewed 30 June 2016

I stayed at Milimani at the beginning and end of my trip in Kenya. Patricia was a wonderful host and the breakfasts were great. On top of that, the location seemed very secure and the beds were clean. Although Milimani is a bit out of town, I managed to easily catch a matatu nearby. If I'm ever back in Nairobi...

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Thank Madison O
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

I just spent my first and only night in Nairobi at the hostel. Unfortunately I couldn't close an eye during night because the neighbour's dogs were barking all night long (?!?well they were so loud and close that I assumed that they were the neighbour's dogs). The location is nice and was secured by guards. It's a little bit out...

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 April 2016

I have stayed here before in April/ May 2015, so had no hesitation returning on my last trip. This place is very well-run with exceptionally friendly staff & kept spanking clean. The free breakfast is good & the on-site restaurant does great food & big helpings at fair prices. Add to that, the big screen DSTV & the fast wifi...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 1 April 2016

I stayed at the Milimani Backpackers one week and took a Safari to Amboseli Park inbetween. I was very happy with both my stay in the Guest House and the Safari. The rooms are nice and clean (the double rooms). The dormitory on the other hand look completely different and do not have lots of comfort. The staff is friendly...

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Reviewed 29 March 2016

We stayed at this place for 2 nights and had a great experience. Friendly and helpful front desk staff, wifi in the common room, beautiful and safe property, monkeys included! Breakfast included and an overall great experience. Clean rooms and clean common bathrooms as well

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
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We provide budget oriented, sociable accommodation for guests; Travel and Tourism related services & a Location for hosting events. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Milimani Backpackers & Safari Centre

Address: St Hellen Ln Off Langata Road, Karen | P.O Box 21289, Nairobi 00505, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range: ₹ 747 - ₹ 1,493 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 23
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“If you want to "splurge," the large corner room with the balcony is great!”
 of 5 bubbles panthergirl25, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you can stretch your budget, the massive double room with balcony is worth the splurge.”
 of 5 bubbles markrD6874CU, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“if you have a tent, its both cheap and lovely to camp in the garden.”
 of 5 bubbles mohamedz798, 5 Aug 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms are spanking clean. The upstairs double called 'Simba' is HUGE! It actually has a double & a single bed plus a big en suite bathroom with shower & bath plus a balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles markrD6874CU, 3 Apr 2015 | Read review
“It is a fair walk to the City but there are buses which I did not take.”
 of 5 bubbles petermY2777LY, 19 Aug 2014 | Read review
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