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Milimani Backpackers

Pet-friendly hostel with 1 restaurants, connected to a shopping center, near Karen Blixen Museum

  • Free WiFi and free parking

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St. Hellen Road, Karen, Nairobi, Kenya
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  • None. Disappointed that the property does not accept Kenyan. So sad

    Jan 31, 2019

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Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Airport transfer

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 13 guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Breakfast available
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace

Feel at home

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Blackout drapes/curtains

What’s around

  • On the boardwalk
  • The Hub Karen - 2.4 mi / 3.9 km
  • Karen Blixen Museum - 2.5 mi / 4.1 km
  • Giraffe Centre - 3.4 mi / 5.4 km
  • Nairobi National Park - 3.4 mi / 5.5 km
  • Kenyatta International Convention Centre - 9.1 mi / 14.6 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only
  • Shared Dormitory, Men only
  • Single Room
  • Standard Single Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Basic Cabin
  • Deluxe Double or Twin Room, 1 Double Bed, Accessible
  • Standard Double Room
  • Basic Twin Room
  • Basic Cabin
  • Executive Single Room

What’s around

Landmarks

  • On the boardwalk
  • The Hub Karen - 2.4 mi / 3.9 km
  • Karen Blixen Museum - 2.5 mi / 4.1 km
  • Giraffe Centre - 3.4 mi / 5.4 km
  • Nairobi National Park - 3.4 mi / 5.5 km
  • Kenyatta International Convention Centre - 9.1 mi / 14.6 km
  • City Market - 9.5 mi / 15.3 km

Getting around

  • Jomo Kenyatta Intl. Airport (NBO) - 27 min drive
  • Nairobi (WIL-Wilson) - 16 min drive
  • Nairobi Station - 25 min drive
  • Syokimau SGR Railway Station - 25 min drive
  • Syokimau Station - 25 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
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St. Hellen Road, Karen, Nairobi, Kenya

At a glance

Size

  • 13 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 11 AM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 10:30 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets stay free (dogs and cats only)

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink

  • English breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Barbecue grills

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Facilities

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Swahili

In the room

Home comforts

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Freshen up

  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer (on request)

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Dining

Onsite venue - This restaurant specializes in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • English breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 6.5 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 25 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 5 percent
  • Laundry facilities are available for an extra charge of USD 10 per day

PetsPay at property

  • Pets are allowed for an extra charge

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard and cash.

Also known as

  • Milimani Backpackers Hostel Nairobi
  • Milimani Backpackers Hostel
  • Milimani Backpackers Nairobi
  • Milimani Backpackers And Safari Centre
  • Milimani Backpackers & Safari Centre Hotel Nairobi
  • Milimani Backpackers Nairobi
  • Milimani Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Milimani Backpackers Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Nairobi

*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

FAQs

  • Yes, Milimani Backpackers does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property and guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Yes, cats and dogs stay free. A pet fee will be charged.
  • You can check in from 11 AM - midnight. Check-out time is 10:30 AM.
  • Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that offers local and international cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Artcaffé (2 mi), Tamambo Karen Blixen (2.1 mi), and Tamarind (2.1 mi).
  • Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 25 per vehicle one-way.
  • Milimani Backpackers has a garden.