HI - Nairobi - Nairobi International Youth Hostel, Nairobi

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Nairobi International Youth Hostel.
Welcome! Karibu!
Nairobi International Youth Hostel, which houses the secretariat of Kenya Youth Hostels Association, is located in a serene, relaxed, secure, quiet and friendly neighborhood, a homely haven, the gateway to seeing Nairobi and Kenya it offers a perfect setting for events of any kind with its exceptional choice of attractive locations.
Special atmosphere within the hostel turns an ordinary event into an enjoyable and truly memorable experience. The hostel is open all year round, Situated just 3km south-west of the city centre and only 15 minutes walk away to and from down town Nairobi city.
The hostel makes a good base for visitors visiting Nairobi National Wildlife Park, the National and Railway museums , the open air Maasai Market among others, The hostel offers accommodation in large dorms with 16 beds sharing separate for ladies and men, small rooms with 3 or 4 beds, bunk rooms with 2 beds or self contained one bedroom fully furnished apartments.
We also have a lounge area spacious to hold a comfortable 150 people and good for socializing, conferencing, meetings, seminars, wedding parties or any kind of gathering.
Our cafeteria provides tasty local and international cuisine, lockers for guests use to lock up valuables, Salon for Hair dressing and a Gift shop for souvenirs to take back home, storage room spacious to handle large groups wishing to leave their luggage while on safari. A cyber cafe is now open to members and offers very competitive rates.
Come lose yourself in a wide variety of books and magazines. Meet with other travelers and learn more about travel and bring joy to life .Meet with people from all walks of life and learn to share and create friendship as well as promote peace and international understanding.
Tourists Information Desk.
We cannot forget to mention this tool providing hostellers with information and touristic programs in Kenya and Eastern Africa, for which all kinds of tours and safaris can be booked 'African Home Adventure Safaris' takes care of your safari needs to places of interest plus much more.
It is an ideal place for travelers a great place to meet other travelers from the world over .
There is secure and ample parking for private cars and coaches. Get a warm and friendly welcome from our experienced staff.
We would like to warn all of our members that on arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport,try to avoid tour agents /Taxi drivers who mislead you that the hostel is fully booked and pretend that they are calling the Hostel to confirm that it is booked,insist to call the hostel phone no 254 20 2738046 /2723012 or cell phones 0722655321 or ask to be taken to the Nairobi International Youth Hostel its the only one in Nairobi.If you need a pick up from the airport please write an email to info@yhak.org or call 254 2723012 or 2542738046 cell phone +254722655321 cost is kshs 1500
You will experience a homely atmosphere as you discover Nairobi.

Location and Contact


• The Nairobi International Youth Hostel and backpackers is situated within a safe and friendly Neighbourhood. The Hostel has a tourist information Centre and organises Safaris in Kenya and Tanzania it is the gateway to Eastern Africa Travel. Our staff are very friendly and highly skilled and helpful.
• We are 3 km west of down town Nairobi between former school of law and the Nairobi hospital direct opposite Upper hill Medical Centre on Ralph Bunche Road.



Address: Ralph Bunche Road, -00100, Nairobi, Kenya

Distance to city center: 1.72 km

HI - Nairobi - Nairobi International Youth Hostel is listed on the following booking sites:

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Website HI - Nairobi - Nairobi International Youth Hostel Nairobi www.yhak.org
Phone Number: +254 20 272 30 12
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Facilities and Amenities

Family-Friendly Hostel

Groups (10+ people)



Lockers in Lobby

Luggage Storage

BBQ Grill

Book Collection/Exchange

Concierge/Info Desk

Currency Exchange



Hot Showers



Lounge Area


Wheelchair Accessible

Credit Card Payments

Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons

Max. Age: All Ages

Min. Age without Parent: 18

Checkout: 10:00 (10 AM)

Curfew: No Curfew

Lockout: No

Maximum Stay: Unlimited

Minimum Stay: 1 night

Open Dates: All Year

Reception Hours: 06.30 am

Size: Large (60-100 beds)

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