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    YMCA Nairobi (Central Branch)

    State House Rd, Nairobi 30330, Kenya
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    • Excellent3%
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    3 Apr 2017
    “Run-down, falling apart”
    12 Oct 2016
    “Good staff, hostile Chief of Security, bad services.”
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    1 - 5 of 20 reviews

    Reviewed 3 April 2017

    I’ve travelled all over Asia and Latin America on a shoestring budget, but rarely did I find myself in a more run-down place than this. Internet (which only worked intermittently) only available in terrace/restaurant area, no electrical outlet in room, decrepit and disgusting bathrooms (no...More

    Thank cau_sean
    Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

    I stayed here as a medicine student with a 20 minute walk from my campus. Although the services and facilities could do with a lot of work, most of the staff were welcoming and warm. The biggest issue is with the Chief of Security. I...More

    3  Thank Luke O
    Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

    I visit the YMCA on Fridays for swimming and it has an clean Olympic size swimming pool and a baby pool. If looking for a pocket friendly swimming place in Nairobi CBD this should be your pick. There us a restaurant at the premise in...More

    Thank Emily M
    Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

    I have visited the Y several times. On my most recent visit they accused me of being a thief and a terrorist and proceeded to search my bag and my phone for any photos I've taken of the place ( which they did not find)....More

    3  Thank Tendwa O
    Reviewed 20 September 2015

    I have stayed in the central YMCA several times, and have tried a range of different rooms (from the cheapest room with shared bathroom to the most expensive). All of them are pretty run down - mattresses with huge dips in the middle from overwear,...More

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    "Ask for a room with an electrical outlet. Check your mosquito net, you will definitely need it."
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    "Avoid rooms near the in-house church if you value your sleep on Sunday mornings!"
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    "I recommend one with its own bathroom."
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    "De luixe rooms have a bit more room abd are still very cheap."
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