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    Backpacker's Nirvana

    Off Mount Kenya Road | Mombasa Beach, Mombasa 00606, Kenya
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          Overview
          • Excellent78%
          • Very good16%
          • Average4%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
          19 Jun 2015
          “Amazing place in Nyali”
          14 Apr 2015
          “Pure Nirvana”
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Beachfront
          Restaurant
          Suites
          Bar/Lounge
          Fitness centre
          Kitchenette
          Pets Allowed
          Wheelchair Access
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          31 - 35 of 70 reviews

          Reviewed 26 July 2013 via mobile

          It's a backpackers, and doesn't pretend to be a 5* resort. This is reflected in the kind of people it attracts. It's small and friendly, basic and yet I've yet to meet anyone with a single negative comment. Lesley is lovely, one of the most...More

          Thank Gem249
          Response from Lesley_kenyabeds, Owner at Backpacker's NirvanaResponded 27 July 2013

          Hi sweetheart, thankyou so much for your review... It was lovely to have you both as my guests.. I'm so happy you were around at my party! Just to respond to a couple of pointers :) ... The house Was packed, and sometimes people don't...More

          Reviewed 6 June 2013

          I stayed at Backpacker's Nirvana last summer for two weeks while volunteering in Mombasa. The owner, Leslie and her staff were incredible! I stayed in the dorm room which was very comfortable and cleaned every day. Breakfast was included which made it easier to have...More

          Thank drimorera
          Reviewed 10 April 2013

          I stayed for about 20 days and while doing a dive course. I got everything I wanted at the hostel, relax evenings to study, busy evenings to go out, great company from the people that stayed and the staff. Awesome time with Lesley the owner...More

          Thank Rpqvdt
          Reviewed 1 April 2013

          I spent 9 months here while I was volunteering in Mombasa, as soon as I arrived everyone was so welcoming and it soon felt like home! Lesley soon became a friend to me who was always there if I needed her, we had many adventures...More

          Thank VickyAdhiambo
          Reviewed 17 March 2013

          Was at Nirvana for 2 months and loved it. It's great that you can use the kitchen whenever you want, and always someone around to help you find things. Was in one of the private rooms and it was comfortable, clean, and as close to...More

          Thank rrrruby
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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Beachfront
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Breakfast included
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Breakfast included
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$6 - US$20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Kitchenette
          • Number of rooms
          • 5
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          • Location
          • Kenya >
          • Coast Province >
          • Mombasa
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Sarah O
          Is there an arrangement to have a furnished apartment like accommodation where one can prepare her/his own meals? We are a team of about 8people with three babies(8months) and would like to visit Mombasa earl November for about a week. Kindly advise if this can be arranged and the rates involved
          10 September 2014|
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          Response from Lesley_kenyabeds | Property representative |
          All you require is already included. However, private rental of the house - no. I live in the premises and can't turn away other guests...the nature of hosting backpackers :-) Guest kitchen is always included, children are... More
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          "Stayed in the dorm, was OK. Private room looked small form outside..."
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          "all rooms are nice you save a little money if you stay in the dorm."
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          "Speak to Lesley, she will help you to select the room you need. There are also dormitories available and she..."
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          "Charity will be of great advice"
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