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 reception

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 offering a cozy accommodation not far from Aero Club of East Africa, Railway Museum and David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. The hotel opened its doors in 1950 and was remodeled in 2012.

Guests will enjoy the central location in the heart of Nairobi. The property is set within 1 km distance from the city center.

The hotel is set next to a museum and a basilica.

Wilson airport can be reached in 5 minutes by car from Oakwood Hotel.

Rooms

Guests at Oakwood Hotel are accommodated in rooms with a private safe, a fridge, cable TV with on-demand movies, an iron with ironing board and climate control. They feature bathrooms with a bathtub, a shower and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Every morning at the bar guests may enjoy full English breakfast. Guests can unwind in the Traditional bar with a favourite drink. The pub Thai Chi Restaurant is around 50 meters away.

Services

Oakwood Hotel offers a designated smoking area, a car park and a storage room as well as a business center and a copier for business guests.

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 reception
  • VIP check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • 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

Leisure facilities

  • 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
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub

Self-catering

  • Mini-fridge

Media

  • Television
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted 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. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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 Center
  • Nairobi
    800 m
Airports
  • Wilson (WIL)
    4.4 km
  • Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO)
    12.1 km
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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Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
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  • 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
Oakwood Hotel photos Room Photo album
Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

  • Check Prices
  • 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

Oakwood Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • Kenya Parliament Buildings600 m
  • City Center700 m

Places of interest

  • Jamia Mosque200 m
  • Kenya National Archives300 m
  • August 7th Memorial Park700 m
  • University of Nairobi800 m
  • Central Park800 m
  • Nairobi Snake Park1.3 km
  • Kumbu Kumbu Art Gallery2.8 km
  • Shifteye Gallery3.6 km

Convention centers

  • Kenyatta International Conference Centre500 m

Shopping areas

  • The Sarit Centre3.2 km
  • Westgate Shopping Mall3.7 km
  • Yaya Centre3.9 km

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Kazuri Beads Factory3.7 km

Museums

  • Railway Museum1.0 km
  • Nairobi National Museum1.4 km

Parks

  • masia mara national park1.5 km
  • Nairobi Arboretum2.6 km

Galleries

  • Nairobi Gallery600 m

Local attractions

  • Snake Park1.6 km
    Museum Hill, Nairobi
  • Uhuru Gardens Memorial Park2.0 km
    NairobiKenya
  • Nairobi Mosques3.9 km
    St Marks ( Waiyaki Way), Nairobi
  • Nairobi Arboretum1.8 km
    State House Road, Nairobi
  • David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust3.5 km
    Mbagathi Road, Nairobi

Near the hotel

  • National Archives80 m
    Moi Avenue, Nairobi
  • River Road540 m
    River road, Nairobi
  • Karura Forest Reserve710 m
    Limuru Road, Nairobi
  • Nairobi National Museum1.4 km
    Museum Hill, Nairobi
  • American Embassy Memorial Garden260 m
    Moi Ave, Nairobi
  • Central Park680 m
    Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi
  • Jamia Mosque710 m
    Banda Street, Nairobi

Restaurants nearby

  • Thai Chi Restaurant - The Stanley Hotel40 m

    Address: Kenyatta Avenue & Kimathi Street
    Phone: 254202757000

    82% likes this, based on 147 reviews
    Cuisine: Thai
    Price Range: GBP 30 - GBP 37

  • Exchange Bar70 m

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

    79% likes this, based on 45 reviews
    Price Range: GBP 8 - GBP 12

  • Bobos80 m

    Address: Banda Street
    Phone: 0700030001

    64% likes this, based on 22 reviews
    Cuisine: Turkish
    Price Range: GBP 4 - GBP 8

  • Thorn Tree Cafe30 m

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

    67% likes this, based on 94 reviews

  • Pool Deck Restaurant70 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 22 - GBP 26

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 Center
  • Nairobi
    800 m
Airports
  • Wilson (WIL)
    4.4 km
  • Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO)
    12.1 km
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