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Xi'an, China
Reviewed 17 May 2013

When my wife and I arrived at the hotel we walked into a blacked out hotel. There was no eletricity in the city and the hotel did not have a generator.Apparently this happens somewhat often because other hotels around had electricity. (DUH!) Well we were told electricity should be back b the evening. Guess what, it was not and my...

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Madahotels_11, Manager at Oakwood Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Oakwood Hotel. We truly value the opinions of our customers and we apologize that we did not meet your expectations. The night that you checked in the Hotel, there was a lot of power Shortages that week in Nairobi Central Business, but the issue was solved and We had a power backup...

London
Reviewed 15 March 2013

Nice hotel with a good location in the city centre. Friendly and helpful staff. The hotel has a colonial atmosphere with a nice bar where you can enjoy a refreshing drink watching the street life. If you ie are going on a safari the hotel will take care of your luggage while you are away, withot any cost.

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 1 January 2013

We stayed at the Oakwood Hotel for one night in December 2012. The location is central and the staff friendly. The rooms are simple and clean. We had warm water - the bathroom, however, was in need of renovation. Unfortunately, we were not able to sleep at night as our room was located opposite of a nightclub and loud music...

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Madahotels_11, Manager at Oakwood Hotel, responded to this review

Dear JE111 Thanks alot for your positive review and Choosing Oakwood Hotel as your Hotel of choice. The capital of Kenya, Nairobi is a bit noisy over the weekend. And the management have spoken with The local Authority to find out a solution how they will cub the Noisy night clubs around, so if you are choosing to stay at...

Baroda - India
Reviewed 18 December 2012

I had book this hotel on line for the 15th Nov'12, after my plan safari trip. Unfortunate to say I was not able go for the safari as I suffered a massive cardiac arrest and had to undergo surgery during that period. The booking done was for 3 persons/room and in the booking requirements it was stated that if we...

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Bury St Edmunds
Reviewed 4 December 2012

This was the first African hotel I have stayed in and I was pleasantly surprised. I had a very large room next to reception, i felt safe and secure at all times inside the hotel. Given the price of this hotel I am very happy. There is a restaurant and bar serving nice food and all the staff were pleasant...

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Ibiza
Reviewed 7 September 2012

We chose this hotel because of its central location. We stayed for 2 nights but with a night's break inbetween as we were visiting The Aberdares Park for one night. The first night's stay was OK, with helpful, friendly service, and copious amounts of really hot water. Our room was at the side and was quite quiet at night, but...

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Magnetic Island, Australia
Reviewed 22 August 2012

Our stay was for two nights. Central location - easy to explore central Nairobi on foot. Friendly and helpful staff. Very clean room, sheets and lovely towels. Breakfast included in room rate (booked via Booking.com website). Free WiFi with good connection. Bed was rock hard! Enjoyed our stay, and would stay there again.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 December 2011

The rooms looks quite nice with the oakwood but thats seems to be the only partition hence noise from the next rooms.I could't ask more from the location but they could make it a posh place with it.The Buffet area for breakfast is abit shabby although food is quite nice and has a local influence.The staff are also quite nice...

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perth
Reviewed 20 October 2011

Good location in Nairobi to walk.Very clean,sheets towels,bathroom.Lovely tea and coffee in room,tv not the best for programmes but footy maybe ok for some.Although it was noisey outside I slept well. Dinning limited but all good food,nice service.Thankyou for nice stay.Oct 5-8 and 16th 2011. Jillian edwards

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Africa
Reviewed 16 April 2007

Alright, I'll give them marks for being a low budget hotel in the center of the city so everything is within reach. However, I recommend it as a one-night only hotel. We were there for four nights and each day exposed another flaw in the works. 1. The place is infested with roaches. They vary in size from ant to...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Oakwood HotelThe Oakwood Hotel is a small exclusive and perfectly located property, in fact, it's ideal accommodation for guests who enjoy the hustle, bustle and non-stop night-life of Nairobi.The Oakwood resides in the Elite House. building, formally Livingstone House. The property was built in the 1950s and although it maintains its colonial Architect. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Oakwood Hotel

Address: Kimathi Street | P.O. Box 40683, Nairobi, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range: RM262 - RM346 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Oakwood Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Not many rooms have a view so best to ask if you want a look out.”
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“I like the inside rooms they are quieter”
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“South side are better than other sides”
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“Location, location”
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“Ask for a room facing the back to avoid the noise from the casino next door.”
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