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Highlights Nairobi

  • Incredible safaris
  • Fantastic markets
  • Wonderful history museums
  • Imposing nature

Best Vacation Rentals in Nairobi

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Nairobi, Kenya
Vacation Rental • 2 Guests • 1 Bedroom
Apartments 606 & 609 situated in Nairobi Eron Hotel, Eagle Towers building are unmatchable. Located only 100 meters from Globe Roundabout, a stone throw away from Nairobi’s CBD, these Furnished and Serviced Studio Apartments combine an atmosphere of pleasure and business effortlessly. With LCD Tv, Satellite Tv, Spacious Living and Bed Space, Comfortable Bed and Fast Internet Connection. We’ve done everything possible to ensure that whatever brings you to Nairobi, indulgence will be as simple as coming home.
from $47 / night
Nairobi, Kenya
Vacation Rental • 4 Guests • 2 Bedrooms
Modern 2 bed, 1 bath guesthouse with private entrance and security. Everything about this guest house has been done to ensure maximum comfortability and convenience allowing you to experience the serene and quiet Karen as a local. Within less than 10km from the Karen Blixen museum, Nairobi National Park, the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, the Bomas of Kenya, the Hub shopping complex among other attractions you will be able to experience Nairobi in a whole new way. Unlimited fast internet access for the business traveller who must stay connected is provided FREE. Work-out outdoors or reques...
from $105 / night
Nairobi, Kenya
Vacation Rental • 2 Guests • 1 Bedroom
The elegant furnished 1 bedroom apartment is an ideal and secure place for both business travellers and holiday makers. It has a spacious living room area fitted with comfortable sofas that can translate to a bed in case of an extra guest. Dstv and fast Wi-Fi available. Fully equipped modern kitchen with cooker, fridge, utensils etc. Has a queen size bed for 2 and built-in wardrobes with mirrors. Private balcony and utility area with an efficient washing machine. The balcony has a great view and can be used for relaxation or as a smoking zone. We also provide essential items such as towels,...
from $40 / night

Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices Nairobi

$107for 3 Dec - 10 Dec
$135 annual average
Average price per week

Vacation rentals availability Nairobi

90%for 3 Dec - 10 Dec
87% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Nairobi

Delightful vacation rentals in the biggest city of Kenya

Would you like a vacation surrounded by impressive nature and the most incredible species of animals? Travel to the fantastic city Nairobi, known as the capital of Kenya and one of the urban centres and largest city in the entire country, with magnificent vacation rentals, so you do not miss a second of the outstanding natural settings that you will find without matter where you look. It is considered the starting point for safari tours. Nairobi is also famous for being a city rich in culture and history, with delicious food that you cannot miss while walking through its colorful streets. It is undoubtedly one of the most unbelievable destinations that you can reach for a vacation full of fun and adventure in the company of your family.

Magnificent vacation rentals with closed gardens

The vacation rentals that you will find in Nairobi will take your breath away, perfectly located a few kilometers from the center with private parking for total comfort. Enjoy the best views of the surroundings from the spacious living room with furniture, hot tub and from the magnificent rooms with beautiful balconies, great beds with linen included and fantastic plasma TV with cable, and Wi-Fi for the entire property. If you want to prepare your favorite meals, you can enjoy a fabulous kitchen with all the amenities from a spacious dining room with space for the whole family, to a refrigerator, microwave, oven, electric stove and much more. Share a fun time in the living room with comfortable sofas, a selection of games, books, and air conditioning to keep you out of the heat. Do not hesitate any longer and start enjoying a stress-free vacation with your family in any of these wonderful accommodations.

Vacations in Nairobi

The area and getting around

Visit the fantastic Karen Blixen Museum

A visit to this museum is one of the best must-see in Nairobi, a favorite of tourists. It is located beneath the Ngong Hills, in an old house where the famous writer of the Out of Africa book lived. Karen Blixen lived on this property for almost 15 years beginning in 1917. During your tour of this colonial style property you will find some of her personal belongings, furniture, writings, photographs and some of her books. Outside you will find an impressive coffee plantation that is still in operation.

Tour the Kazoru Beads factory

In this adorable factory, you can take a tour where you will learn how the popular colorful bead necklaces typical of Nairobi are made, perfect to take as a souvenir or as a gift to a family member or loved one. Additionally, you will also find other ceramic items typical of the area. With the purchase of one of these pieces, you will be donating to the World Health Organization that supports women and single mothers in need in the country. So, you cannot stop coming to visit this fabulous place.

Travelers and activities

Nairobi for families

The fantastic city of Nairobi has a lot to see and enjoy with the family, from its incredible museums to its great natural settings. Nairobi National Park is the ideal place to start a tour of the city. It is known as the first national park in Kenya and serves as a refuge for wildlife, as well as a sanctuary for endangered species. Currently, it protects more than 50 endangered creatures that include zebras, giraffes, lions, gazelles, wild boars, and buffalo. In addition to finding more than 400 species of birds. The Nairobi National Park offers its visitors different safaris that allow you to be in contact with the animals in a safe environment, respecting their natural surroundings. The most popular among tourists is the Nairobi Safari Walk, a marked trail that allows you to take a walking tour of the entire park, where you can enjoy the best views and animal contact with almost all species.

Nairobi for museum lovers

Nairobi is a city wealthy in history, art, and culture due to its great past. One of the best ways to learn much more about this wonderful town is by visiting the incredible Nairobi National Museum. One of the best ways to enjoy a few hours with the family. It exhibits various exhibitions that reflect much of the local history and culture, you will find more than 400 species of stuffed animals, collections of ethnic objects from tribal groups and local art. In the Geology Gallery section, you'll see an impressive collection of rocks and minerals to help you learn about plate tectonics, as well as find a collection of bones and fossils from prehistoric times in the Hominid section. It is definitely worth a visit to this fantastic museum.

The picturesque Nairobi, is one of the most populated cities in Kenya with almost 3 million inhabitants and is the only city in the world that has a national park with animals such as zebras and giraffes.

Top 5 travel tips in Nairobi

1. Take a tour of the Kenyatta International Conference Center

This incredible building is considered one of the most iconic that you can visit in Nairobi. It was appointed by the first president of the republic. Commonly, it is used to hold events, conferences, meetings, and shows of all kinds throughout the year. With a height of 28 stories, it is one of the tallest buildings in the city. The highest floor will take you to an unbelievable amphitheatre and a platform from where you can get the most impressive panoramic views of the entire city, perfect for photography.

2. Marvel at the fantastic Kenya Railway Museum The Kenya Railway Museum celebrates the rich history of Kenya and the impact of railway use on the country. Throughout the exhibits, you can find scale models of trains, ships, and photographs of the original construction, magazines, maps, drawings, and one of the silver sets that was used on the overnight trains to Mombasa. Furthermore, you will also find displays of steam locomotives and other rolling stock. A visit to this wonderful museum is perfect for a day of family fun that you cannot miss.

3. Stroll through the enchanting Ngong Hills

To enjoy some quiet time in the middle of nature, a great option is to take a walk through Ngong Hills, a set of charming green hills that form part of a ridge that dominates the great valley, very popular with visitors. You will find endless trails, half-timbered houses from the time of the settlers, a variety of flowers and plants. What is more, you will be able to contemplate some animals in their natural environment, such as buffaloes and giraffes.

4. Explore the old National Archives

In this old building you can discover interesting aspects about Kenya, as it highlights the tribal culture, as well as the art, history, and politics of the country over time. On the second floor you will find a fantastic collection of art pieces, stamps and historical documents as well as some photographs, paintings, and articles by Joseph Murumbi, one of the most famous collectors in Africa. It is certainly worth a tour of this fascinating place to learn much more about the history of Africa.

5. Do your shopping at the incredible Masai Market

If you are hunting down a place to do all your shopping and take some nice souvenirs home from beautiful Nairobi, you must visit the incredible Masai Market. An impressive open-air market, where you will find a wide variety of typical Kenyan items including carved wooden figures, sculptures, musical instruments, furniture, clothing, jewelry and much more. The Masai Market is open every day except mondays and its location often changes, so it is recommended to check with the locals to find out its current location.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Nairobi

On average, what was the cost for vacation rentals in Nairobi last year?

We can see from last year that Nairobi had an average price of $90 per night, a relatively high one for a city in Kenya.

Which months allow you to save the most on vacation rentals?

]If you are looking to get the most out of your money, the most budget-friendly months to visit Nairobi are April ($71 the average per night for accommodation), May ($76), and September ($78).

When are vacation rentals more expensive in Nairobi?

Last year, the month that offered the highest average prices in Nairobi was March, with an average price of $111 per night. This was followed by February, with an average of $102, and then July, with $101.

Is it necessary to plan a trip to Nairobi well in advance?

Considering the figures observed last year, it is an excellent city for an impromptu getaway, since it has an average annual availability of 79%, which is comparatively high.

When are more vacation rentals available?

The months when it's easiest to find free accommodation in Nairobi are February (the average amount of properties that are available reached 88% of the total last year), March (84%), and September (80%).

When are there fewer vacation rental options available in Nairobi?

According to data from last year, the months with the fewest housing options available in Nairobi are, in order, December (with 75% of available rentals), January (76%), and August (78%). However, even during the months with the least availability the average is 76%. So you will have no trouble finding your dream vacation rental no matter the time of year.

How many rentals does Holidu have in Nairobi?

In Nairobi we offer you a comprehensive catalog of around 2,600 properties, with options for all tastes, thanks to our 8 local and international providers.

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