Hostels in Nairóbi, Quênia

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Get to know Nairóbi (no more "I wish I knew this before")

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FAQ about Nairóbi Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Nairóbi. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Nairóbi. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right? shows all 6 Hostels in Nairóbi. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.
Bush House & Camp is the best hostel in Nairóbi for families. compares prices for 6 hostel in Nairóbi, Quênia. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Nairóbi such as
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  • 6 apartment

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Milimani Backpackers & Safari Centre Ltd is the best rated hostel for partying in Nairóbi.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Nairóbi

Your Packing List for Nairóbi

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Nairóbi and Quênia.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Nairóbi Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Nairóbi, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
6 Total number of hostels
$13 Average dorm price
$9 Cheapest hostel in Nairóbi
2 Party hostels in Nairóbi
Most Nairóbi hostels are located in
5.7 Average rating of all hostels

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