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Reviewed 10 November 2013

Just simplest place to stay in Nairobi. Good for budget travelers. There is free wi-fi (rather slow), restaurant, they can organize taxi to airport for 2000KES (Oct 2013). Located opposite market where you can buy souvenirs, also close to supermarkets where you can pay credit cards. Rather expensive if I compare to similar standard hostels in Central Europe, however East...

4Thank kszabelski
Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 21 October 2013

I spent 4 nights there before returning back to Egypt .really like the double room I took with my friend , basic, clean and perfect for its price . Friendly people ( even when we caused them some troubles due to misbehavior of a drunken friend ) The major advantage is the location, you will be close to everything as...

1Thank egysioux
Reviewed 9 October 2013

I stay 25 nights in this hotel,and I feel very comfortable! The location is very convenient,the restaurants are very close to the hotel,for breakfast I recommend Noma Cafe,for lunch Chester House,and for dinner any... Nothing to complain for the Hotel Embassy,the personal is quiet and prompt The price is the best from Nairobi from far away Thank you Embassy!

2Thank Mario M
Lanesborough, Ireland
Reviewed 8 September 2013

I felt as an Irish man very exposed to everything, the location being ok during the day became very dangerous at night. Maybe as a pit stop its ok but apart from that id stay away. In saying this the staff were very friendly and very welcoming. It's just a pity about the location and the slaughter house in front...

5Thank garyfitzpatrick2002
Galib R, General Manager at Hotel Embassy, responded to this review

hello Traveler we are sorry for the experience you had while your stay at the Embassy. Unfortunately there is a mobile church on Fridays 2 buildings away and they congregate on Friday evenings and pray into the night. I can assure you we have forwarded several complaints in regards to the same to the relevant authorities. As for the market...

Reviewed 1 September 2013

My boyfriend and I stayed here for one night, the staff at the hotel were great and very friendly. There is a well priced cafe inside the hotel, a good wifi connection and they can arrange airport pick ups. The room was nothing special and unfortunately there was alot of street noise which made sleeping slightly difficult, for one night...

2Thank Travelbloggeruk
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 29 July 2013

I have bee using the Embassy Hotel for years now. If you want to be in the center of Nairobi, it's hard to beat the Embassy. Safe. Friendly staff. Within walking distance of Kenyatta Ave. You will have to go out for food but luckily there's a very good restaurant next door, Bridges. I have found the beds very comfortable...

Thank Shay O
Tallinn, Estonia
Reviewed 9 July 2013

It's hard to find budget but not so horrible accommodation in Nairobi, so this was OK choice. Double room was 31EUR per night/per room. We had booked a taxi to pick us up from airport, it costed 25$, the driver was very nice. Room size was okay, hot water in the shower, but toilet leaked, so no barefoot there :)....

2Thank triinuke
Nottingham, UK
Reviewed 3 June 2013

Stayed as a group of 7 people from 2 families in 3 rooms. Early problems included no working electrical sockets (but changed rooms, no probs), no hot water until 6pm (not mentioned anywhere in the hotel's blurb) which is a pain when you arrive dusty and hot. Basic rooms and facilities and good for downtown Nairobi, but two further problems.......

4Thank GeoffChall
Galib R, Owner at Hotel Embassy, responded to this review

Hello Travelers We the management of Hotel Embassy are truly sorry to learn of the review and incident that occurred for our guests. We have reported to the authorities concerned in regards to noise pollution and have learnt that the building that is 2 blocks away hosts a church that performs on the last Friday of every month. It is...

Holtsville, New York
Reviewed 23 May 2013

I stayed at this hotel along with four other friends and we took up three rooms. The hotel is clean but a little bit run down looking. The price wasn't terrible and the restaurant in the hotel was decent with very cheap food. The staff was extremely helpful, friendly and accommodating; the manager of the hotel even allowed us to...

1Thank Aaron W
Reviewed 1 March 2013

We found Hotel Embassy as a good and safe base in Nairobi. The hotel has a basic rooms, but have everything you will need – hot water, tv, mosquito net, even free WI FI in the room, which was excellent. Best thing is location near the supermarket, where you can find everything you will need 24/7 every day (but don't...

1Thank sarahar

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Embassy is an established long serving hotel in the heart of Nairobi. Centrally located accommodating a homely atmosphere away from home. All our rooms are self contained, serviced with free WiFi, hot water and telephone facilities for the convenience of our guests. Within our establishment is a fully-fledged Restaurant that caters from Continental, Chinese, and Indian to Traditional African meal. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Embassy

Address: Tubman Road | Opposite City Market-City Centre, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range: RM134 - RM156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 40
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“Be mindful, if you are on a budget, you may not want to stay in a hotel in a location where you don't have to take taxis to get around town as it can add up However, also keep in mind staying in a filthy hotel might not be the adventure you seek while traveling.”
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 of 5 bubbles arc5411, 30 Nov 2014 | Read review
“The front rooms or back rooms are probably both a bit 'city' noisy....2nd, 3rd and 4th floor - all much the same I think. Internet is free - works ok so we have been very happy! The restaurant is quite reasonable too and mid priced....meals are good. Nothing bad to say......The staff have been wonderful.”
 of 5 bubbles 680siang, 30 May 2014 | Read review
“try to get a room in higher floors and away from the stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles Ebrahim-ElCC, 30 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Get a room at the front of hotel as the view of the city center is better than that of the adjoining buildings.”
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 of 5 bubbles M00kster, 27 Nov 2013 | Read review
“Near wireless router always”
 of 5 bubbles 34mariom, 8 Oct 2013 | Read review
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