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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

no refund on 0 - 7 days cancellation
50% refund on 2 weeks prior cancellation

Additional Terms and Conditions

25% deposit required upon booking which is non refundable upon no shows

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


Milimani Backpackers & Safari Centre Ltd

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

At Milimani Backpackers & Safari Centre we organize SAFARI's and half day trips to many touristic destinations around KENYA. We offer an inhouse restaurant and bar, with an open terrace which serves as a meeting point for our clients. We have barbecue nights as well as African nights where we cook the local food. There is free WiFi and internet connection. We have good security in the area and press button alarms.

Located at the suburbs of Karen where there is verse land and nature. Near amenities such as Karen Hospital, Galleria Shopping Mall, The Giraffe Centre, Karen Manor, Karen Blixen Lounge, Sheldrick animal orphanage, carnivore, Nairobi National Park and many more.

The rooms are singles rooms, double rooms and dorm rooms. Some rooms have a balcony where you can see the neighbourhood. Some rooms are en-suite while others have shared facilities which are very clean. There are hot water showers.

Milimani Backpackers & Safari Centre's Policies & Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 72h before arrival.
Full booking amount charged when checking in after having failed to cancel a booking 72 hours before arrival.
Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards.
This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival.

Check in all 11am
Check out before 10:30am .

Taxes included.
Breakfast NOT included.

24hour Reception. The desk operates 24 hours daily and our staff are a phone call away.
Masai Mara, Amboseli , Lake Nakuru, Hell's gate , Tsavo and Nairobi National Park Safari's can be organized here(email for more info)
No curfew.
Pet friendly.
Child friendly.
Surcharge on credit card payment applies.

A travel desk is available where we organize day trips for our guest and safaris to all parts of the country.

For the convenience of our guests we offer airport transfer services at a cost. Send us the flight details and the estimated time of arrival for this service.
We have an in house forex services. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.7

  • Security 9.7

  • Location 9.0

  • Staff 9.4

  • Atmosphere 8.7

  • Cleanliness 9.3

  • Facilities 8.3

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    15 Jul 2019
    Great place to stay. The staff was attentive and the facilities were well maintained. The location is outstanding. The taxi driver, recommended by the staff, attempted to overcharge me for a ride to the train station but did not argue when I reasonably reduced the price. Know your charges to avoid being overcharged.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 9.7


    03 Dec 2019
    I like it here. This 'hostel' is actually located in the nicest area of Nairobi- Karen. Its a very lush area with big houses and loads of greenery. While you can't walk out of the hostel & hit all the bars & quick food places, you can take a lovely 6 min stroll to the bus stop & pay 30cents to ride to the mall & do one stop shopping. Its also a nice stroll along the main street to get to the ladies selling fruit. This is the area where you'll find the national park, animal sanctuaries, and art.
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 9.1


    10 Nov 2019
    We stayed one night at Milimani. Garden setting is really nice, security is great, and the location is nearer to the nicer parts of Karen. You can't walk anywhere, but Uber is cheap. There seem to be many activities you can take part in, though we did not. Overall, a nice place to relax.
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.1


    24 Aug 2019
    Very nice. Barking dogs around neighborhood is annoying, but not fault of Milimani. Pleasant, quiet stay!
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 8.9


    31 Oct 2019
    A good place
    Canada, Mixed Group, 31-40
  • 8.9


    08 Nov 2018
    A lovely place and really friendly staff! However, the dogs in the neighborhood were very loud, even at night.
    Lithuania, Mixed Group, 41+
  • 8.6


    26 Aug 2019
    Best helpful staff
    Kuwait, Couple, 31-40
  • 8.3


    06 Nov 2018
    Nice and cozy but very annoying dogs
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 8.0


    12 Sep 2019
    Very mixed feelings about my stay. The staff was friendly and the food pretty good (when available). But there were some issues as well. The airport transfer was very overpriced based on Uber costs in the city. I had pre-arranged via email a tour of the National Park but when I woke up that morning was informed the tour had been cancelled since I didn't pay ahead of time. I was never informed this was necessary and was blamed for not being more proactive about the trip.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 6.9


    06 Jan 2019
    Right when we arrived the receptionist was telling us to pay 3times more than our original booking stated. They had completely different prices on their wall. When I showed them the confirmation email from the website and the amount left to pay at the property, she tried to say that this was per person while the paper clearly stated that it's for 2 people. Anyway after a long discussion/argument we paid what we had booked. The hostel was clean and chef was nice. Just not the best value for money
    Estonia, Female, 31-40
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  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • BBQ
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Currency Exchange
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Internet café
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Wake-up calls
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Wi-Fi