The Clarion Hotel Nairobi

Junction Of Moi Avenue And Muranga Road, Nairobi, Kenya, 00100show map
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The Clarion Hotel Nairobi offers 4-star accommodation in Kilimani district. Since 2010, it has been hosting guests in the heart of Nairobi. Additional amenities include 24-hour front desk assistance, housekeeping and ironing service.

The city center is about 10 minutes on foot. Kazuri Beads Factory is 3.4 km away from the property.

Guests will find corporate offices and convention centres in the neighborhood.

Wilson airport is about 10 minutes by car.


The hotel comprises 62 modern rooms with a ceiling fan, a lounge and a dressing area as well as a microwave, a dishwasher and coffee/tea making machines. The rooms have a view over the city. They offer bathrooms fitted with a roll in shower, a sink and free toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Guests can dine at the spacious onsite restaurant and taste local cuisine there. The venue has a bar with a terrace and WiFi. Offering a variety of dishes, Ranalo Foods and Mac Frys are approximately 100 meters away.


Guests have free use of a gym area, aerobics classes and a fitness centre. A number of activities such as snow skiing, hiking and badminton are provided for guests' enjoyment.


Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of floors:   7.  Number of rooms:   62.

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On-site car park

Luggage storage

Luggage storage

Locker room

24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Outdoor dining area

Restaurant buffet


Snack bar


Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Spa and relaxation



Spa & wellness centre

Sports & Fitness

  • Desert safari
  • Fitness centre
  • Tobogganing
  • Skiing
  • Hiking
  • Badminton
  • Golf course
  • Darts
  • Aerobics


  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter


  • Half board
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus
  • Free breakfast


  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Secretarial service
  • Projector
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying


  • Children's buffet
  • DVDs/ Videos for children
  • Game room

Spa & Leisure

  • Entertainment
  • Sun terrace
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage

Room view

  • Garden view
  • City view
  • Parking area view

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • VIP room facilities
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Mirror
  • Armchair
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds


  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Sink


  • Electric kettle


  • Paid bed linen & towels
  • Pillow menu


  • Flat-screen TV
  • Hi-Fi
  • In-room computer
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Mobile phone charger
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Good to know
Check-infrom 10:00-23:59FREECheck-out09:00-10:00FREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotAll children3 - 12 yearsExtra bedFREEAll children13 - 16 yearsExtra bedMaximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Getting around
Wilson (WIL)2.9 mi
Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO)7.7 mi
Nairobi Railway Station5000 ft
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Guest ratingBased on  20  reviews
  • 4.2
    Guest rating

    Hotel did not offer Free AirPort drop off although they promise. İ guess hotel see the guests a source to charge.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    The room was comfortable enough and provided a good night sleep.

    The breakfast buffet lacked some variety and options!

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    Hotel staff was friendly and helpful.

    In absence of air-conditioners, fans should have been provided. It was not possible to open the window for ventilation because there was no grill to protect from mosquitos.

  • 3.2
    Guest rating

    The booking com contat Mr. Onesmus fixed a another hotel very efficiently after I had complained about the room and the hotel.

    On the booking com the hotel is advertised as a 4-star hotel. The Clarion is far from a 4-stra hotel, I think it would barely make it as 3-star hotel. Contrary to the information on the the hotel did not have wifi in the rooms or a gym. The photos of the hotel were misleading..

  • 9.2

    The room & Staff from reception were very co-operative to all visitor

  • 6.2

    It is very centrally located in Downtown Nairobi. The hotel seems fairly new so the rooms are ok. There was a conscious effort made on design. The staff at the reception was very nice and room service very prompt, which was good as we had to call them often.

    It was really ashamed that the efforts made on the design and look of the room, were spoiled by a bad execution of the works: cements and silicone splashed all of the bathroom floor and sink, toilet not properly attached to the ground and wobbly which ended up leaking on the second day!, wall paint peeling from water infiltration. There were a couple of light bulbs missing in some lamps. No mirror anywhere in the room or bathroom. Internet access is very decent through ethernet cable but the cable was too short so had to sit on the floor with computer. Almost empty toilet paper roll on first day which was not automatically replaced on second day. The restaurant was bad: we tried different things on the menu without much luck (meat samosas were ok). Service is very slow. The breakfast buffet is ok, but everything is always missing and it takes a long time to be replaced: almost empty trays of fruits, no butter or jam, etc.

  • 4.6
    Guest rating


    They misrepresented their facilities. They lied about having a gym on the advert when they had none. I had no hot water to bath an it was cold, yet they could not even give me hot water in a bucket or offer to change my room. Apparently it was a problem in all the rooms. The staff could not apologise properly. It's a nice building but I don't think they know or are ready to run a hotel... I checked out the next morning. For $140, I will get a better deal.

  • 2.4
    Guest rating

    Everything. Despite what was advertised on your website, the room did not have: Air Conditioning A Mini Bar A Safe A Balcony Despite what was advertised on your website the hotel did not have: A Gym Any Air Conditioned rooms Any Mini Bars Any safes Any Balconies This advertisment needs to be changed immediately as it is simply not true.

  • 3.8
    Guest rating

    It not a value for the price asked.this is s basic hotel with minimal aircondions and rooms small with poor services. Not recommended for comfort stay

  • 3.2
    Guest rating

    Hi, This was one of the worst selections I have made in a long time. I was coming through Nairobi (layover) and wanted to stay in a nice and comfortable place so I could get some work done. The price was way way to high for this hotel. To stay at the hotel i would pay maybe 40 USD. There was: no hot water, no TV, no AC, no WIFI (and the net didn't work when i got in), no gym, no safe; I couldn't make outgoing calls; the place was run down an dirty; and the staff didn't really help out although they were kind of pleasant/nice-nothing got done. When I asked for things they said they would get it or look into it. But mainly, I liked the site and used it in the past but I don't think that I will use the site again. I was really disappointed. All of the information regarding this hotel (except the high price) was incorrect. Thanks, Frank

  • 2.8
    Guest rating

    not much-breakfast one morning, not the second morning

    the mildew in our room broken toilet that was leaking noise fomr street location in general - dodgy

  • 3.0
    Guest rating

    I did not like a single thing (maybe except the food which was manageable)

    Several things; The hotel/cleaning staff barged into my room twice in 2 days without authorization. The bathroom did not have running water for a whole day. I received a bucket of hot water, after over 6 hours of incessant requesting.... Only 3 satellite channels, no international news channel. The channels froze after a few hours and remained the same until i left. The gym advertised on does not exist. It turns out that the gym will not be ready for another 2 months, yet they have the picture of a gym posted online. The rooms do not have air-conditioners and the windows do not have mosquito/protection nets, in case you need to open them for ventilation purposes Staff are polite but like knowledge and hospitality skills.

  • 3.2
    Guest rating

    The hotel is not finished they should not be open. The hotel does not have wifi in the rooms, just cable. They should advertise like this in case you travel with some tablets. The staff is not properly trained. Second day of my stay there was not even hot water so I had to shower with cold water. The windows were kept open so i had mosquitos in my room Toilet already falling apart

  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    The hotel is well located on the north-east side of the central business district. There is a severe shortage of new 3 star business hotels in Nairobi city centre offering rooms at around US$100 - US$150 per night.

    This hotel was advertised by as having air-conditioned rooms. This is NOT the case. This was the main reason I booked this hotel using

  • 4.2
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    Friendly staff, tried to help out.

    The room was not finished, no furniture, no television. When taking a shower, the roof of the bathroom started to leak (the water pipe most likely runs through the ceiling.

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Check-infrom 10:00-23:59FREECheck-out09:00-10:00FREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsCotAll children3 - 12 yearsExtra bedFREEAll children13 - 16 yearsExtra bedMaximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Getting around
Wilson (WIL)2.9 mi
Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO)7.7 mi
Nairobi Railway Station5000 ft
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