Hotels in Nairobi

As one of the Africa’s wealthiest cities, there is no short supply of hotels in Nairobi. Visitors will easily find accommodations that fit their wallet whether it be a luxury boutique hotel or an international extension of a well-known hotel chains. Here, some of the best hotels in Nairobi as we see it.

For those looking to come face-to-face with Africa’s gangliest animals, there’s the Giraffe Manor, which is set in the countryside and surrounded by the namesake creature. Giraffe Manor is also one of the few hotels in Nairobi that offers private safari tours tailored to their guests’ comfort needs. If you’re in Nairobi strictly for business, book a room at the five-star Nairobi Serena Hotel, which offers accommodations needed for their on-the-go clientele, including a conference room, a spa and an in-house restaurant for those looking for a quick, convenient bite. Alternatively, Nairobi is home to many well-known hotel chains like Hilton and Crowne Plaza. Finally, those seeking to walk in the footsteps of Ernest Hemingway and Frank Sinatra should reserve rooms at the Sarova Stanley, one of the most popular Nairobi hotels, and home to the famed Thorn Tree Café.

This Tudor-style hotel in the city center underwent a multi-million dollar overhaul to renovate the rooms and lobby, and construct a tearoom, outdoor café, and Cin Cin Wine Bar.

1932 ivy-covered lodge with grounds that are home to a herd of giraffes. 

A timber lodge set 6,000 feet up in Mount Kenya’s rain forest canopy. 

Room to Book: Nos. 7 and 25, for their large picture windows

Doubles from $435, including meals.