Oakwood Hotel - Nairobi

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

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

USD 0 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Leisure/ TV room

Overview

Oakwood is a 3-star hotel located in the heart of Nairobi. Renovated in 2012, the business hotel has welcomed guests since 1950.

This hotel is about 15 km away from Karen Blixen Museum. The property is in a 10-minute walk to Nairobi city center.

The hotel is situated near a basilica and a museum.

Wilson airport lies 5 km away from Oakwood Hotel and it takes about 10 minutes by car to get there.

Rooms

Oakwood Hotel includes 20 guestrooms with free wireless internet, climate control, a laptop-size safe, a mini-fridge and an iron with ironing board. For more comfort a bathtub, a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries are provided.

Eat & Drink

A delicious full English breakfast is served daily. Guests are invited to the Traditional bar to unwind with a drink. Thai Chi Restaurant serves Thai dishes and lies 5 minutes walk from the property.

Services

Oakwood Hotel also offers a business center and a photocopier for business travelers.

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

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • VIP check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Barber shop
  • Mobile phone network

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • High chairs
  • DVDs/ Videos for children
  • Children's menu

Leisure facilities

  • Casino
  • Leisure/ TV room

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower

Self-catering

  • Mini-fridge

Media

  • Television
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 10 am FREE
Check-out until 10 am FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 2 years
Crib FREE
One child
Extra bed 75 % of the room stay
There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Kimathi Street, Nairobi, Kenya, 00100

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City Center
  • Nairobi
    2700 ft
Airports
  • Wilson (WIL)
    2.7 mi
  • Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO)
    7.5 mi
Restaurants
  • Thai Chi Restaurant - The Stanley Hotel (cuisine: Thai)
    200 ft
  • Thorn Tree Cafe
    100 ft
Parks
  • American Embassy Memorial Garden
    900 ft
  • Central Park
    2300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  10 am
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    20

Rooms and availability

Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Oakwood Hotel photos Room Photo album
Triple Room
  • Room size:

    270 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    3 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Mosquito net
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Guest toilet
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:TV
Room Description:

This country-style room comes with a chair and a table, a wall-mounted TV and a private bathroom. Please note that the price is based on 2 guests. Maximum occupancy is 3 (see Hotel Policies).

Oakwood Hotel photos Room Photo album
Double Room
  • Room size:

    220 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Mosquito net
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Guest toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

This country-style room comes with a wall-mounted TV and a private bathroom.

Oakwood Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • Kenya Parliament Buildings2000 ft
  • City Center2300 ft

Places of interest

  • Jamia Mosque700 ft
  • Kenya National Archives1000 ft
  • August 7th Memorial Park2300 ft
  • University of Nairobi2700 ft
  • Central Park2700 ft
  • Nairobi Snake Park4300 ft
  • Kumbu Kumbu Art Gallery1.7 mi
  • Shifteye Gallery2.2 mi

Convention centers

  • Kenyatta International Conference Centre1700 ft

Shopping areas

  • The Sarit Centre2.0 mi
  • Westgate Shopping Mall2.3 mi
  • Yaya Centre2.4 mi

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Kazuri Beads Factory2.3 mi

Museums

  • Railway Museum3300 ft
  • Nairobi National Museum4600 ft

Parks

  • masia mara national park5000 ft
  • Nairobi Arboretum1.6 mi

Galleries

  • Nairobi Gallery2000 ft

Local attractions

  • Snake Park5300 ft
    Museum Hill, Nairobi
  • Uhuru Gardens Memorial Park1.2 mi
    NairobiKenya
  • Nairobi Mosques2.4 mi
    St Marks ( Waiyaki Way), Nairobi
  • Nairobi Arboretum1.1 mi
    State House Road, Nairobi
  • David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust2.2 mi
    Mbagathi Road, Nairobi

Near the hotel

  • National Archives300 ft
    Moi Avenue, Nairobi
  • River Road1800 ft
    River road, Nairobi
  • Karura Forest Reserve2400 ft
    Limuru Road, Nairobi
  • Nairobi National Museum4600 ft
    Museum Hill, Nairobi
  • American Embassy Memorial Garden900 ft
    Moi Ave, Nairobi
  • Central Park2300 ft
    Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi
  • Jamia Mosque2400 ft
    Banda Street, Nairobi

Restaurants nearby

  • Thai Chi Restaurant - The Stanley Hotel200 ft

    Address: Kenyatta Avenue & Kimathi Street
    Phone: 254202757000

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

  • Exchange Bar300 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

  • Bobos300 ft

    Address: Banda Street
    Phone: 0700030001

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

  • Thorn Tree Cafe100 ft

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

    67% likes this, based on 94 reviews

  • Pool Deck Restaurant300 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

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Hotel Address:

Kimathi Street, Nairobi, Kenya, 00100

Get directions
City Center
  • Nairobi
    2700 ft
Airports
  • Wilson (WIL)
    2.7 mi
  • Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO)
    7.5 mi
Restaurants
  • Thai Chi Restaurant - The Stanley Hotel (cuisine: Thai)
    200 ft
  • Thorn Tree Cafe
    100 ft
Parks
  • American Embassy Memorial Garden
    900 ft
  • Central Park
    2300 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  10 am
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    20