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Most expensive month to stay with an average 902% rise in price.
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When to book a hotel in Kenya
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Top tips for finding the perfect Kenya hotel
Keen hikers can consider booking hotels near Kenya’s popular hiking areas. Mount Longonot Lodge is set on a hill, and it borders Lake Naivasha and Mount Longonot National Park. The hotel features an indoor fireplace and rooms with mountain views. Alternatively, travelers can opt for ol Donyo Lodge, which offers spacious suites and an elegant terrace. It lies near Chulu hills, and it offers mountain biking for outdoor enthusiasts.
Nairobi, Kenya’s capital, is a popular destination for most travelers as it is a hub for sightseeing, safari parks, business centers, and cultural sites. If you are visiting Nairobi, you might consider booking a stay at Hemingway Nairobi. The hotel lies 9 miles from National Park, and it has elegant suites and a European-style restaurant. Hotel Fairmont The Norfolk lies in the city center featuring elegant suites. It is a 10min walk from the National Museums of Kenya, and it has a heated outdoor pool and spa.
Business travelers visiting Kenya can opt for hotels near the top business centers. Karen Inn & Suites is located in Karen, and it lies less than a mile from Nairobi Business Park. It provides modern, classy suites with private showers. Alternatively, Jewel Stone Hotel offers casual suites, an outdoor pool, and a bar less than a mile from Park Place Business Center. Edmor Residences boasts river views, a shared lounge, and a garden 1 mile from Westlands Office Park.
Travelers out to do some golfing when visiting Kenya can consider booking a Thika Greens Gold Resort hotel. The hotel features an 18-hole course about a 45min drive from Nairobi. Visitors will find an outdoor lounge, a bar, and a vast green space for events. Travelers can also opt for Fourways Junction Villa, which features classy villas. It lies 0.8 miles from Windsor Golf Hotels & Country Clubs.
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Kenya, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Kenya in November and October.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Kenya if you stay on a Thursday. The opposite is true for, Wednesday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book at least 26 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Kenya accommodation.
The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Kenya found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was R336, while the most expensive was R2 667.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Kenya for 4 days.
FAQs when booking a hotel in Kenya
Enashipai Resort and Spa is set on gardens along Lake Naivasha, about 10 miles from Highway A 104. It provides vibrant rooms with balconies and private showers. It features a lakeside bar with hippo views, two playrooms, and a playground ideal for families. Families can also opt for The Last Village which offers spacious luxury rooms with great hillside views 33 miles from the Nairobi city center. It provides quad bikes, bonfires, and activities for all family members.
For travelers that love that beach, consider booking a hotel in one of Kenya’s pristine beaches. The Sands at Nomad Hotel is a 12min drive from Diani Beach. Southern Palm Beach Resort is a thatched-roof resort that offers suites with ocean views. Travelers will enjoy a dive and water sports center, garden views, a gym, and a tennis court.
For travelers looking for luxury stays, Kenya has plenty of them. Consider booking at Mahali Mzuri, which has suites with terraces and Savannah views. It also has an infinity pool, a spa, and an open-air restaurant. The hotel is located 28 miles from Mara North Airstrip. You can also opt for Olare Mara Kempinski Masai Mara, which boasts an infinity pool and a spa alongside a refined lounge and bar. It is set on the banks of Olare Orok River, 14 miles from Musiara Airstrip.
Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Kenya.
Based on KAYAK hotel searches, the most popular destination is Nairobi (69% of total searches to Kenya). The next most popular destinations are Mombasa (20%) and Embakasi (9%). Searches for hotels in Ukunda (3%) are also popular.
Based on KAYAK hotel searches, the most popular region to stay in Kenya is Nairobi. Mombasa and Kwale are also very popular.
KAYAK users have found double rooms in Kenya for as cheap as R99 (Nairobi) in the last 3 days. The average price is R1 582.
In the last 72 hours, users have found Kenya hotels for tonight for as low as R148 (Mombasa). Users have also found 3-star hotels from R148 (Mombasa) and 4-star+ hotels from R224 (Nairobi).
Where to stay in Kenya?
Our map will help you find the perfect place to stay in Kenya by showing you the exact location of each hotel.