Best Boutique Hotels in Nairobi

The boutique hotels in Nairobi are some of the best places to stay in Kenya.

While there are many hotels in the city, Nairobi’s boutique hotels are some of the most luxurious accommodations in the city.

The best boutique hotels in Nairobi are the Tribe hotel and the Sankara hotel.

The both hotels are ideally located in upscale parts of Nairobi, and both are contemporary in design and decor.

The Tribe and the Sankara Nairobi both have large swimming pools, stylish guest rooms with lots of space, and chic restaurants and bars.

Staying at a boutique hotel in Nairobi is a great choice for accommodation in Kenya, and the Tribe and Sankara are perfect choices.

Nairobi Airport Taxis

Plane at Nairobi Airport
Nairobi Airport

Nairobi airport taxis are a good option if you are visiting Kenya and spending time in the capital.

There are both official and unofficial Nairobi airport taxis at Jomo Kenyatta Airport. The domestic arrivals area has a desk where you can arrange for an official taxi, or you can exit the terminal to haggle with an unofficial taxi driver.

Crime is unfortunately a big problem in Nairobi, so it is advisable to take an official Nairobi airport taxi to your final destination.

Alternately, most Nairobi hotels will arrange for a car to pick you up at the airport for a reasonable fee (usually around 1,500 KES).

Make to use an ATM in the airport so that you can pay your Nairobi airport taxi driver in KES. Some drivers do not accept other currencies, or demand a surcharge if they do.

Margarita House Hotel in Nairobi


Nairobi Turtle

Margarita House hotel in Nairobi is one of the best budget hotels in Nairobi’s upscale Karen district. The Margarita House hotel in Nairobi is relatively new, having opened its doors in 2009. The hotel is family owned and offers a high standard of service.

Rooms at Margarita House hotel are simple but nice, and there are various sizes that can accommodate up to three people in one room.

Margarita House in Nairobi offers a dinner service that is cooked to order. You must request your meal at the beginning of the day so that the staff have time to go grocery shopping and prepare the meal. The cooking is good and at 400-700 shillings for mains, the prices are very reasonable.

There is free wireless internet access at Margarita House, so don’t forget to bring your laptop to Kenya, or at least your smart phone.

Accommodation at Margarita House hotel in Nairobi costs $125 a triple room, and less for double and single hotel rooms. Room rates are inclusive of breakfast.