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Manyatta Backpackers

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Good Cleanliness
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Property Description

Our rooms comprise of Single, Twin, 6 persons dorm, with shared washrooms and 8 persons dorm which has it own wash room. We have a common comfortable living room and dining area. Outside the house there is a Restaurant which serves freshly prepared food, with an open fireplace to keep warm on cold nights and a bar which serves a variety of alcoholic, and non alcoholic drinks. There is a safari desk to assist with tourist information of Nairobi, Kenya and East Africa. You can also book flight tickets, train tickets, bus tickets, Safaris to Kenya’s safari, cultural and scenic destinations including Masai Mara, Mombasa, Lamu, Amboseli. We also provide airport transfers all these at reasonable prices

Executive Room:

It’s a self-contained room
Has a Queen size bed
Free WiFi internet access
Lockers are provided

Dual Room:

Has 1 bunk bed (2 beds in a room-sharing)
Free WiFi internet access
Lockers provided

Dorm Room:

6 Bed Dorms:

Has 3 bunk beds (6 beds in a room-sharing)
Free WiFi internet available
Lockers provided

Services Available:

Free WiFi internet available
Located 1 mile from CBD, safe and secure on Milimani Road
Clean beds and washrooms provided
Lockers provided
Easy access to Taxi services
Meals available
Free Breakfast
Ample parking for cars and trucks
Maps of Nairobi available
Book Exchange Program
Outdoor Fireplace
Bar facility
24 hour security

Please note:
Cancellation policy: 24h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay.

Check in from 06:00 to 23:00 .
Check out before 13:00 .
Payment upon arrival by cash.

Taxes included.
Breakfast included.
No curfew.

No smoking indoors
No pets allowed
We have a luggage deposit for keeping your luggage View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.5

  • Security 8.6

  • Location 8.6

  • Staff 9.3

  • Atmosphere 8.6

  • Cleanliness 6.9

  • Facilities 7.2

Latest Reviews

  • 9.4


    11 Jul 2019
    Very friendly and helpful staff. Basic accommodation at very reasonable price. Good place to meet fellow travelers in Nairobi. Organized safari and shuttle to Moshi through hostel and would highly recommend.
    Ireland, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.9


    07 Aug 2019
    Great location and price. One of very few hostels in Nairobi where you’ll actually meet other backpackers. They even have a fire pit out front you can sit around while having a beer in the evenings. Would recommend.
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 8.9


    25 Jul 2019
    Manyatta is an awesome hostel. Purity who works the reception is so lovely and helpful. You can book tours and transfers through here. I did the Masai mara tour which was the best price I could find anywhere and it was really good! They also do veggie dinner every night for 150. WiFi was excellent and rooms clean and comfy. Would be good if they had more personal lockers.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 8.3


    25 Jul 2019
    I find the hostel easy to find and it was reasonable for African standard. There were people from many nationalities and staff are helpful and they cook some great dinners which are really affordable. It is a longish walking distance to town but in a daytime I had no issues and felt safe. They also offer tours and safaris.
    Slovakia, Female, 31-40
  • 8.3


    10 Jul 2019
    Very good place. Purity and Esther are fantastically helpful. Food is comforting and inexpensive.
    England, Male, 41+
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    13 Aug 2019
    TL;DR: A no-frills backpackers hostel with safari booking. Great staff. Avoid the single rooms. Dorms or double rooms are fine. Pros: The staff! Purity and Esther were helpful and welcoming. Bonfire fire every evening. The dorm style rooms are a MUCH better deal than the singles and were indoors in a proper building. Cons: I stayed in a single room, which was very small and shack-like. The room opened up on the parking area which was loud with cars and exhaust. Not good.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    27 Jun 2019
    I stayed two nights and found the hostel to be satisfactory. The private room was in the car park and was really noisy. It also did not have a mosquito net either. The food was awesome and the breakfast too!
    England, Female, 31-40
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    27 Jun 2019
    I left a special chest belt for my sport watch on the side of the bed. I realized it the day after I left. I called the hostel. I was told that they didn't find it... My guess is that somebody took it. However, I don't think it was anyone from the roommates cause all of us have more valuable things in the room than a chest belt for a sport watch... All in all hostel was okay, they have nice food as well.
    Poland, Male, 31-40
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    29 Jun 2019
    A no frills hostel situated outside the CBD area of Nairobi. The facilities are quite basic and the WiFi and charging points are a bit sketchy. The main plus would be meeting up with fellow travelers wanting to explore the city. Options of finding decent places to stay near or around the CBD area are quite limited since the standards fall short of what is expected. At least it could be said that the place isn't run by foreign investment so guests are actually contributing to the local economy.
    England, Male, 41+
  • 6.9


    26 Jun 2019
    Loved this hostel! Great people, great vibe, great breakfast. My biggest complaint is that I booked a all female dorm bed but they were painting so I got put in a single. At first, I was pumped about this. Then, I learned the single rooms are actually outside the house in this extra structure. Worst sleep ever!! It was SO loud allllll the time. I could hear the people on the other side of the fence, the nearby bar music, people at the hostel. I had to download a white noise playlist to sleep.
    USA, Female, 25-30
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Security Lockers
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Currency Exchange
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
  • Board Games