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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, great food and comfy and clean rooms. The internet worked great, and they offer a useful laundry service. Just a 15 min walk away from the UN compound. Highly recommend this guesthouse!

Thank Regina M
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 7 November 2016

LOVED staying here. The rooms are neat and clean and the beds are comfy. The chef was very accommodating and the food was superb. The staff were really exceptional, nothing was too much trouble and everyone was very friendly and always happy to chat to me. The property is very safe and is walking distance to the UN and Village...

Thank slc606
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Please note that this review is of the STUDIO room. The studio rooms ($80 dollar/night rooms) were a bit old and in another building separate from the main building and garden views. The bathroom was extremely small and the hot water a bit dodgy. The windows had no screens so if you stay in the summer you will trapped in...

1Thank Derek K
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

The guesthouse is well located for UN visitors as it's within walkable distance (20min) in a safe neighbourhood. The staff is very friendly and responsive. Breakfast was decent. The room I had was clean but small and very basic. All in all a good option for long term stays (there is also a small kitchen) if you wish to avoid...

1Thank julteng
Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 May 2016

A few years back i stayed at this accommodation. This time I returned as i have been seriously disappointed with other accommodation in the same neighborhood. DON'T BE FOOLED!!! some unscrupulous competitors are taking advantage of the fact that the Gigiri Homestead has moved to claim that it had closed down. WELL far from it, it simply move further down...

1Thank FlyingKiwiNewZealand
laxenburg, Austria
Reviewed 26 March 2016

This is your perfect choice to stay for the UN or other offices in Gigiri. It is a small place so no risk of terrorism, and well guarded, hidden, so I suppose it is the safest place in Nairobi you can get. You can walk to the UN, but taking a taxi is also not expensive; and any further you...

1Thank zsebibabak
Reviewed 10 January 2016

I stayed 3 nights in Gigiri Homestead, secure place in a quiet area of Nairobi and very close to the famous shopping mall, Village Market and the UN compound. The personnal is very professional, friendly and helpful. They do the best for you. I had a room with a private terrasse with view on the garden. The area is very...

Thank kaiser c
Almaty, Kazakhstan
Reviewed 19 November 2015

Starting from the booking, all went very smooth with this guest house. The hotel arranged an airport pick up at reasonable price. Staff met me and my colleague very friendly. Although, the first impression of the room upon arrival was a bit different from what was expected out of the photos, a further stay turned out quite positive. The rooms...

1Thank Adelya2015
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Gigiri Homestead is an excellent guest house in a good location - especially if you want to be close to the UN, embassies and Village Market. The staff are very friendly, the breakfast and evening meals are good and the rooms are comfortable. The wifi is also stable and reliable, which is a bonus! Overall highly recommended

Thank Liam F
Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 8 October 2015

From the day we arrived, Gigiri Homestead staff proved to be highly capable hosts during our enjoyable stay in Kenya! They provided their well-kept rooms at a reasonable cost, and were able to help us coordinate our regular contacts with our local transport services. I found the firm mattresses and mosquito netting quite a lovely final destination after a long...

Thank Kevin H

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gigiri Homestead is a beautiful residence that provides comfortable, convenient and quality accommodation. It is situated within the lovely suburb of Gigiri and is within walking distance of the Village Market shopping centre, UN Head Quarters and US Embassy. The house is nicely furnished and has experienced staff that are committed to making your stay in Kenya a wonderful experience. The nightly rate includes unlimited wireless internet access and a delicious complimentary buffet breakfast. Discounts are provided to guests who stay longer than 1 week. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gigiri Homestead

Address: Un Close | Off UN Cresent Road, HSE No. 287 Last house in the close., Nairobi, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Nairobi > Highridge
Price Range: RM347 - RM529 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“The rooms in the main building are nice and very large, probably worth the price premium.”
 of 5 bubbles zsebibabak, 25 Mar 2016 | Read review
“rooms in the main building seem more comfortable than those in an outhouse, though I did not check the price.”
 of 5 bubbles Adelya2015, 18 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms have access to the balcony”
 of 5 bubbles kevinhQ2577BP, 7 Oct 2015 | Read review
“best room with bath”
 of 5 bubbles 364BobC364, 11 May 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in the rooms that shared a bathroom and did not have a huge issue with it. If you are thinking about it because of price reasons - i'd say it's still great value!”
 of 5 bubbles Jhews, 29 Apr 2014 | Read review
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