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 services

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Snack bar

Shuttle

Paid shuttle service

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Flat-screen TV

Overview

Oakwood Hotel is a 3-star venue set 15 km away from Karen Blixen Museum. Built in 1950, the unique hotel was renovated in 2012.

City market is located just 400 meters from the venue. The property boasts location within 1 km from Nairobi city center.

The hotel offers a central location close to parks and a national park.

Guests can reach Oakwood Hotel from Wilson airport within 10 minutes' drive.

Rooms

Cozy rooms at Oakwood Hotel are equipped with free Wi-Fi, climate control, a laptop-size safe, a mini-refrigerator and an iron with ironing board. Bathrooms feature a bathtub, a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Guests can start a day with a delicious full English breakfast in the bar. There is an onsite Traditional bar to relax in. The property is 5 minutes’ walk from Thai Chi Restaurant offering dishes of Thai cuisine.

Services

Guests can take advantage of a designated place for smoking, a safe deposit box and a beauty shop.

Relax

On-site facilities for children include meals and high chairs.

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
  • Lift
  • Currency exchange
  • Barber shop
  • Mobile phone network

Services

  • Paid shuttle service
  • 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
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business centre
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • High chairs
  • DVDs/ Videos for children

Leisure facilities

  • Casino
  • Leisure/ TV room

Room view

  • City view

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

  • Flat-screen TV
  • 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

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Oakwood Hotel - Nairobi Nairobi location
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Hotel Address:

Kimathi Street, Nairobi, Kenya, 00100

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City Centre
  • Nairobi
    2700 ft
Airports
  • Wilson (WIL)
    2.7 mi
  • Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO)
    7.5 mi
Train Stations
  • Nairobi Railway Station
    3700 ft
Restaurants
  • Thai Chi Restaurant - The Stanley Hotel (cuisine: Thai)
    200 ft
  • Thorn Tree Cafe
    100 ft
Parks
  • American Embassy Memorial Garden
    1100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  10 am
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    20

Rooms and availability

Standard Double Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Standard|Standard Double or Twin Room, City View

Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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Triple Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons, 3 Single beds

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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 Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • Kenya Parliament Buildings2000 ft
  • City Center2300 ft

Places of interest

  • Tsavo Power offices400 ft
  • African Boot Company400 ft
  • Odeon Cinema400 ft
  • Imax Kenya700 ft
  • Jamia Mosque700 ft
  • City market1000 ft
  • Kenya National Archives1000 ft
  • Nairobi Milliary Stone1400 ft
  • National Kenyan Investment Authority1700 ft
  • Nakumatt Lifestyle Shopping Centre1700 ft
  • Afya Centre2000 ft
  • August 7th Memorial Park2300 ft
  • Central Park2700 ft
  • University of Nairobi2700 ft
  • Sheria House3300 ft
  • Kenya Railway Golf Club4000 ft
  • Nairobi Snake Park4300 ft
  • Nairobi Botanic Garden4300 ft
  • KenGen Offices4600 ft
  • Two Ems Associates LTD1.1 mi

Train stations

  • Nairobi Railway Station3300 ft

Convention centers

  • Kenyatta International Conference Centre1700 ft

Museums

  • Railway Museum3300 ft
  • Nairobi National Museum4600 ft
  • Museum Hill Centre5000 ft

Parks

  • masia mara national park5000 ft

Theaters

  • Kenya National Theatre3000 ft

Galleries

  • Nairobi Gallery2000 ft

Local attractions

  • Nairobi Arboretum1.4 mi
    State House Road
  • Spinners Web Kenya2.9 mi
    Getathuru Gardens, off Peponi Road Spring Valley
  • The Village Market4.0 mi
    9/418 Limuru Road 100
  • Westgate Shopping Mall 2.3 mi
    Mwanzi Road Westlands
  • Kibera3.6 mi

Near the hotel

  • Jamia Mosque900 ft
    Banda Street
  • National Archives1000 ft
    Moi Avenue
  • Kenyatta International Conference Center1800 ft
    Harambee Avenue
  • Kenyatta International Conference Center2000 ft
    Harambee Avenue, Nairobi
  • Tom Mboya Statue900 ft
    Moi Avenue
  • American Embassy Memorial Garden1100 ft
    Moi Ave P. O. Box 7010
  • River Road1700 ft
    River road

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

hotel Oakwood Hotel - Nairobi Nairobi location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Kimathi Street, Nairobi, Kenya, 00100

Get directions
City Centre
  • Nairobi
    2700 ft
Airports
  • Wilson (WIL)
    2.7 mi
  • Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO)
    7.5 mi
Train Stations
  • Nairobi Railway Station
    3700 ft
Restaurants
  • Thai Chi Restaurant - The Stanley Hotel (cuisine: Thai)
    200 ft
  • Thorn Tree Cafe
    100 ft
Parks
  • American Embassy Memorial Garden
    1100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  10 am
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    20