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Wildebeest Eco Camp Reviews

151 Mokoyeti Road West, Langata, Nairobi, Kenya

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79%

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142 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 82%Security
  • 72%Location
  • 82%Staff
  • 76%Atmosphere
  • 82%Cleanliness
  • 80%Facilities

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100%

It is a lovely place with a beautiful garden south of nairobi close to nature. Nairobi national park is only 4 km away and in the night you can lie in your bed and if the city is quiet you may hear the Lions roaring... At this city with high traffic and pollution it is the best choice to relax.

  • 12th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


74%

Nice place in Karen, close to Karen Blixen house, giraffe centre and the elephant orphanage. I bit further away from the city center.

  • 9th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Denmark
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


71%

The hostel just moved, so everything looks new. The pound isnt finished yet, but the sight is great. Showers and toilets are eco friendly, just that there was no water in the late evening and during the night. This was a bit uncomfortable when you arrive late in the evening and have to leave early in the morning. Very nice staff though and great food. I do have to admit that money was stolen from our lockers and the owners were not very helpful.


89%

Laundry was over the top expensive!


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97%

The Wildebeest campsite is by far amazing! Beautiful atmosphere, friendly staff and animals, clean, peaceful and very safe. I would highly recommend staying here. It is a bit of a drive from the city but the quality of your stay will make up for the distance.


86%

It is a beautiful set up and very well done.


94%

Very nice place with beautiful landscaping on the premises. Very friendly staff, especially the front desk, security, and service & cleaning. Mixed crowd, some bigger groups of safari tourist starting their trip from there. Always someone to talk to though. More than we expected and for a reasonable price. :)


89%

Cool place to stay with a very nice relaxed atmosphere. Helpful booking buses to travel on to Tanzania.


100%

Second time staying at Wildebeest. Beautiful accommodation away from the chaos of the city. Staff are great and very helpful. I will return to Wildebeest the next time I make it to Nairobi.


80%

Absolutely gorgeous, felt very homely and just a wonderful place to finish our trip. Really loved being out of town too - the nearby cultural centre was an excellent visit!


89%

Felt really secure with the security and fence/gates. Food was delicious and very well priced. Whilst it's not in central Nairobi, the location is in a really nice suburban part with nice restaurants and shops close by. The grounds were beautiful and I liked the communal dinner as it was a great chance to meet other travelers. It's not a party place by any means, but I like that as it ensures a good nights sleep!


100%

WOWZA! What a place! I'd stay here again in a HEARTBEAT!


94%

EXCELLENT hostel! The yard is so incredible and have cute statues. The staff is friendly and welcoming and treat you like friends. The food is delicious and the staff can arrange some amazing tours. Gated grounds; you feel very safe. Met some amazing people and was able to go into Nairobi together on a minibus. Located outside downtown Nairobi but why would you want to stay there anyway? Great hostel for trips to Karen Blixen museum, giraffe center and Nairobi National Park.


89%

You'll have a comfortable stay at eco wikderbeest. it's set on a nice rural fringe out from Nairobi but it is a relative trek to the city (not inc the horrendous traffic). The staff are super nice and the food and areas of personal and communial use are good & clean. Eco wilderbeest is not recomended as a stop for the airport as it is on the opposite side of the city or as a place of conveinience to Nairobi. Taxis ultimately end up costing to go anywhere, and hostel food & drink not kenya cheap.


97%

Loved it here! The place is lovely, great breakfast, great food and super friendly staff. Totally recomended!


91%

it is very impressive, all staff and friendly and helpful. Hot water is really hot ! I definitely would go there if I go Kenya again.

  • 8th Nov 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


77%

Initially booked a 4 night stay but was not refunded when I changed it to a 1 night. I've traveled dozens of hostels and this is the first time I've ever heard of not getting a refund for booking. Apparently 7 days of notice is needed... for a dorm room. This spoiled an otherwise nice location.

  • 14th Oct 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

We wanted to stay for one night and ended up staying 7! Its really clean, friendly staff and amazing breakfast! If you need to do paperwork or something in the center this could not be the best place because its not in the city center and thanks to the traffic it takes around one hour to get there, you can either go by Matatu (vans charging less than 1 usd), motorbikes charging 7usd or taxi charging 18 usd. If you dont need to be in downtown its the best location. I strongly recomend this place!


94%

I really enjoyed my stay there. Beautiful grounds,really lovely and clean tents with confy beds, very helpful and friendly staff, tasty food, and a very chilled atmosphere. The restaurant deck where breakfast and diner is served is also a great place to chill out, have a drink and meet people. Thanks to all the crew at Wildebeest for a lovely stay.


71%

A great place to stay while waiting to go on Safaris and relax. Not very good if you are wanting to explore Nairobi itself its a ways out of town. Nice atmosphere and a good place to meet other travelers. Hot water and decent wifi (wifi dosnt realy reach all the tents. You have to be close to the restaurant)


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