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New Hillcrest Hotel

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Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 22 January 2015

The staff is very helpful, and if you are looking for an affordable hotel in Westlands this is a very good option. We walked to Sarit center during the day, and took a cab after dark. The rooms are basic, but clean. You do have wifi access, but not very reliable. Ask on forehand if you want a fan or...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2011

Maybe I was unlucky but you really get what you pay for (or otherwise) at this hotel. It is definitely cheap at KSh 3000 but the room had no fan, no hot water and rodent droppings around the sink that stayed there even after the daily clean. Payment was up front and they were unable to take credit cards out...

3Thank SimonBG1
Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 28 June 2011

I personally prefer to stay in downtown Nairobi rather than in Westlands, but downtown is very noisy at night. If you prefer quiet in the evenings, I think New Hillcrest Hotel is a decent option. I had a single room for KES 3000 per night. It was comfortable, clean, and quiet. I had no problems at all with the room....

1Thank dumpendebat
Reviewed 24 October 2009

I highly recommend the Hillcrest to family and friends. But it all depends on what sort of experience you are looking for. Hillcrest hotel is excellently situated if you want to be in Westlands. You can easily walk to Sarit centre in just five minutes. You can easily access the clubs and restaurants and your business contacts or friends. The...

3Thank itzakadoozie
Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 25 March 2009

I arrived at the New Hillcrest Hotel directly from Nairobi's airport (having flown in from Amsterdam) and was rather certain that I'd arrived at the wrong hotel....the place seemed deserted and rundown, with a forlorn, rusty sign outside the iron gate marking the entrance. Entering the hotel confirmed my suspicions...this hotel was not the pleasant and reasonable place I'd expected...

4Thank Mark B

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Address: Waiyaki Way | 300m from the Westland roundabout, directly opposite St. Mark's Church, Nairobi, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Nairobi
Number of rooms: 77

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