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Downtown Backpackers Nairobi Reviews

Makutano Building, Dubois Rd, Off Accra Rd, Nairobi, Kenya

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2 Total Reviews
  • 60%Value For Money
  • 40%Security
  • 60%Location
  • 80%Staff
  • 20%Atmosphere
  • 20%Cleanliness
  • 20%Facilities

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Yikes! My girlfriend and I have stayed in a lot of hostels this trip, and this was probably the worst. It is located near the matatu station, in a very busy and somewhat sketchy area. There is no sign (in Aug. 2013), making it impossible to find. There are few lights, and the hostel's interior is drab cement, with dirty toilets, dirty showers, and dirty rooms. But the worst part is the club across the street, making sleep before 4am impossible. Only good thing is the helpful staff, Monica.

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