Oakwood Hotel - Nairobi

Kimathi Street, 00100 Nairobi , Nairobi, Kenya, 00100  show map
 3 stars
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  • Rooms & Availability
  • Location
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  • Facilities
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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

 Meeting facilities

Business center

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Pets

No pets allowed

Overview

The traditional Oakwood offers a cozy accommodation in the heart of Nairobi. The hotel opened its doors in 1950 and was remodeled in 2012.

The central location makes museums and the basilica easily reachable. National Archives, American Embassy Memorial Garden and Jamia Mosque are within 5 minutes' walk away.

Oakwood is 10 minutes' walk from the center of Nairobi. The hotel is about 5 minutes' drive from Wilson airport, which is 5 km away.

Rooms

All rooms in Oakwood are fitted with multi-channel TV, a seating area, a safe, IDD telephone and a writing desk. They are equipped with coffee/tea makers and a fridge.

Eat & Drink

Offering a delicious full English breakfast, the hotel invites guests to the bar. Guests are invited to the Traditional bar to unwind with a drink.

Services

Corporate travelers can use a business center, a photocopier and a copier available on site.

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

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

  • 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. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Kimathi Street, 00100 Nairobi , Nairobi, Kenya, 00100

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City Center
  • Nairobi
    800 m
Airports
  • Wilson (WIL)
    4.4km
  • Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO)
    12.1km
Restaurants
  • Thai Chi Restaurant - The Stanley Hotel (cuisine: Thai)
    40 m
  • Thorn Tree Cafe
    30 m
Parks
  • American Embassy Memorial Garden
    260 m
  • Central Park
    680 m
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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Style Double Room
Bed type: Double Bed
Size: 20m2
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  • Private bathroom
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This country-style room comes with a wall-mounted TV and a private bathroom.

Room facilities
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    Style Triple Room
    Bed type: Triple
    Size: 25m2
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    • Private bathroom
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    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).

    Room facilities

      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
        800 m
      Airports
      • Wilson (WIL)
        4.4km
      • Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO)
        12.1km
      Restaurants
      • Thai Chi Restaurant - The Stanley Hotel (cuisine: Thai)
        40 m
      • Thorn Tree Cafe
        30 m
      Parks
      • American Embassy Memorial Garden
        260 m
      • Central Park
        680 m
      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 - 700 m

      Parks

      • masia mara national park - 1.5km

      Local Attractions

      • Snake Park - 1.6km
        Museum Hill, Nairobi
      • Uhuru Gardens Memorial Park - 2.0km
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      • Nairobi Mosques - 3.9km
        St Marks ( Waiyaki Way), Nairobi
      • Nairobi Arboretum - 1.8km
        State House Road, Nairobi
      • David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust - 3.5km
        Mbagathi Road, Nairobi

      Near the hotelNear the hotel

      • National Archives - 80 m
        Moi Avenue, Nairobi
      • River Road - 540 m
        River road, Nairobi
      • Karura Forest Reserve - 710 m
        Limuru Road, Nairobi
      • Nairobi National Museum - 1.4km
        Museum Hill, Nairobi
      • American Embassy Memorial Garden - 260 m
        Moi Ave, Nairobi
      • Central Park - 680 m
        Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi
      • Jamia Mosque - 710 m
        Banda Street, Nairobi

      Restaurants Nearby

      • Thai Chi Restaurant - The Stanley Hotel - 40 m

        Address: Kenyatta Avenue & Kimathi Street
        Phone: 254202757000

        82% likes this, based on 147 reviews
        Cuisine: Thai
        Price Range: GBP 31 - GBP 38

      • Exchange Bar - 70 m

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

        79% likes this, based on 45 reviews
        Cuisine: Bar, Pub
        Price Range: GBP 9 - GBP 12

      • Bobos - 80 m

        Address: Banda Street
        Phone: 0700030001

        64% likes this, based on 22 reviews
        Cuisine: Turkish
        Price Range: GBP 4 - GBP 9

      • Thorn Tree Cafe - 30 m

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

        67% likes this, based on 94 reviews

      • Pool Deck Restaurant - 70 m

        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: GBP 23 - GBP 27

      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

      Individual 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
        800 m
      Airports
      • Wilson (WIL)
        4.4km
      • Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO)
        12.1km
      Restaurants
      • Thai Chi Restaurant - The Stanley Hotel (cuisine: Thai)
        40 m
      • Thorn Tree Cafe
        30 m
      Parks
      • American Embassy Memorial Garden
        260 m
      • Central Park
        680 m
      Hotel information
      • Check-In:
        from  10 am
      • Check-Out:
        until  10 am
      • Year renovated:
        2012
      • Number of rooms:
        20