Oakwood Hotel - Nairobi

Kimathi Street, 00100 Nairobi , Nairobi, Kenya, 00100  show map
 3 stars
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Oakwood Hotel - Nairobi

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

 Meeting facilities

Business center

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Pets

No pets allowed

Overview

The traditional 3-star Oakwood Hotel lies within walking distance of Kenyatta International Conference Centre, David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and Railway Museum. Founded in 1950, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2012.

The property boasts central location minutes away from Nairobi Gallery train station. The venue is 1 km away from the city center.

Oakwood Hotel is set close to museums and the basilica as well as Jamia Mosque, National Archives and Karura Forest Reserve.

Oakwood Hotel is within a 5-minute drive to Wilson airport.

Rooms

The hotel rooms are cozy, all of them come with multi-channel TV, a seating area, a safe, IDD telephone and a writing desk. All bathrooms are appointed with a bathtub, a shower and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

In the morning a full English breakfast is served at the bar. Traditional bar is available on site.

Services

The hotel also offers cars for rent.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Paid private parking is possible at a location nearby.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   20.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Indoor parking
  • VIP check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Room service
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Leisure/TV room

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower

Kitchen facilities

  • Mini-fridge

Media

  • Television
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  10 am

Check-out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • One child may stay at the price of 75 % of the room stay per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Kimathi Street, 00100 Nairobi , Nairobi, Kenya, 00100

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City Center
  • Nairobi
    2300 ft
Airports
  • Wilson (WIL)
    2.7 mi
  • Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO)
    7.6 mi
Train Stations
  • Nairobi Gallery
    2300 ft
Restaurants
  • Thai Chi Restaurant - The Stanley Hotel (cuisine: Thai)
    0 ft
  • Thorn Tree Cafe
    200 ft
Parks
  • American Embassy Memorial Garden
    800 ft
  • Central Park
    2200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  10 am
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    20

Rooms and availability

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Double Room
Bed type: Double bed
Size: 220 sq. feet
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    Triple Room
    Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
    Size: 270 sq. feet
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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Oakwood Hotel - Nairobi Nairobi location
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      Hotel Address:

      Kimathi Street, 00100 Nairobi , Nairobi, Kenya, 00100

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Nairobi
        2300 ft
      Airports
      • Wilson (WIL)
        2.7 mi
      • Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO)
        7.6 mi
      Train Stations
      • Nairobi Gallery
        2300 ft
      Restaurants
      • Thai Chi Restaurant - The Stanley Hotel (cuisine: Thai)
        0 ft
      • Thorn Tree Cafe
        200 ft
      Parks
      • American Embassy Memorial Garden
        800 ft
      • Central Park
        2200 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  10 am
      • Check-out:
        until  10 am
      • Year renovated:
        2012
      • Number of rooms:
        20

      Oakwood Hotel Location

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      What's nearby

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 2000 ft

      Places of interest

      • Jamia Mosque - 700 ft
      • Kenya National Archives - 1000 ft
      • Kenyatta International Conference Centre - 1700 ft
      • August 7th Memorial Park - 2300 ft
      • University of Nairobi - 2300 ft
      • Central Park - 2700 ft
      • Nairobi Snake Park - 4300 ft
      • Kumbu Kumbu Art Gallery - 1.7 mi
      • Shifteye Gallery - 2.2 mi

      Train stations

      • Nairobi Gallery - 2000 ft

      Convention centers

      • Kenya Parliament Buildings - 2000 ft

      Shopping areas

      • Railway Museum - 3300 ft
      • Nairobi National Museum - 4600 ft

      Monuments and Landmarks

      • Kazuri Beads Factory - 2.3 mi

      Museums

      • Nairobi Arboretum - 1.6 mi

      Parks

      • masia mara national park - 4600 ft

      Business areas

      • The Sarit Centre - 2.0 mi
      • Westgate Shopping Mall - 2.2 mi
      • Yaya Centre - 2.4 mi

      Local attractions

      • Snake Park - 5100 ft
        Museum Hill, Nairobi
      • Uhuru Gardens Memorial Park - 1.2 mi
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      • Nairobi Mosques - 2.4 mi
        St Marks ( Waiyaki Way), Nairobi
      • Nairobi Arboretum - 1.1 mi
        State House Road, Nairobi
      • David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust - 2.2 mi
        Mbagathi Road, Nairobi

      Near the hotel

      • National Archives - 400 ft
        Moi Avenue, Nairobi
      • River Road - 1900 ft
        River road, Nairobi
      • Karura Forest Reserve - 2200 ft
        Limuru Road, Nairobi
      • Nairobi National Museum - 4400 ft
        Museum Hill, Nairobi
      • American Embassy Memorial Garden - 800 ft
        Moi Ave, Nairobi
      • Central Park - 2200 ft
        Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi
      • Jamia Mosque - 2200 ft
        Banda Street, Nairobi

      Restaurants nearby

      • Thai Chi Restaurant - The Stanley Hotel - 0 ft

        Address: Kenyatta Avenue & Kimathi Street
        Phone: 254202757000

        82% likes this, based on 147 reviews
        Cuisine: Thai
        Price Range: USD 41 - USD 51

      • Exchange Bar - 100 ft

        Address: Corner of Kimathi Street and Kenyatta Avenue
        Phone: 254 20 2757000

        79% likes this, based on 45 reviews
        Price Range: USD 12 - USD 17

      • Bobos - 400 ft

        Address: Banda Street
        Phone: 0700030001

        64% likes this, based on 22 reviews
        Cuisine: Turkish
        Price Range: USD 6 - USD 12

      • Thorn Tree Cafe - 200 ft

        Address: New Stanley Hotel, Kimathi St, city centre
        Phone: +254 23 33283

        67% likes this, based on 94 reviews

      • Pool Deck Restaurant - 100 ft

        Address: Cnr of Kimathi Street and Kenyatta Avenue
        Phone: 254 20 2757000

        79% likes this, based on 25 reviews
        Cuisine: Indian, International, African, Healthy
        Price Range: USD 31 - USD 36

      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  10 am
      • Check-out:
        until  10 am
      • Year renovated:
        2012
      • Number of rooms:
        20
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      Oakwood Hotel Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Oakwood Hotel

      Average guest rating

      7.0out of 10
      Very good
      Based on 42 reviews

      Guest reviews

      • Older travelers
        6.2

        Friendly staff. We only did an overnighter on our way to safari,

      • Group of friends
        6.2

        Central location Friendly staff

        No safety box in the room. Curtains do not provide 100% black out Breakfast looks/ is poor Poor value for money

      • Single
        7.0

        Convenient location in city centre- opposite New Stanley htl. Friendly staff, safe to enter.

        Breakfast buffet is OK but basic

      • Group of friends
        7.8

        The staffs are very friendly

        The loud music until early morning at the bar across the road. Could not sleep at all.

      • Single
        7.8

        Oakwood is centrally located and it is convinient for Exhibittos in KICC.

        The lights are too dim in all the rooms

      • Single
        7.8

        central location

        lights too dim (for reading, working); insufficient outlets (computer, phone, etc.)

      • Group of friends
        7.0

        Good position in the centre of the city. Clean and chip. Working wifi connection (usually not for granted in Kenya).

      • Single
        7.4

        A pretty basic hotel but in a great location in the CBD.

      • Couple
        8.2

        We had a good breakfast and the hotel is in a central location for a good price.

      • Single
        8.2

        Friendly staff, cleanliness & sanitation facilities, convenient location

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Oakwood Hotel - Nairobi Nairobi location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      Kimathi Street, 00100 Nairobi , Nairobi, Kenya, 00100

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Nairobi
        2300 ft
      Airports
      • Wilson (WIL)
        2.7 mi
      • Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO)
        7.6 mi
      Train Stations
      • Nairobi Gallery
        2300 ft
      Restaurants
      • Thai Chi Restaurant - The Stanley Hotel (cuisine: Thai)
        0 ft
      • Thorn Tree Cafe
        200 ft
      Parks
      • American Embassy Memorial Garden
        800 ft
      • Central Park
        2200 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  10 am
      • Check-out:
        until  10 am
      • Year renovated:
        2012
      • Number of rooms:
        20