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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Had an issue which was to be addressed by senior management who turned up to be moody and had an attitude. Tiny rooms with moulds all over, meals were awful. Would you want to visit a place like this??

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good customer care and service at an affordable price. Rooms are clean and well kept. It's too close to the highway hence light sleepers might not get enough sleep :) Its also keen about keeping pork separate and hence good place for those that don't eat pork. Great stuff!!!!

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Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 16 September 2016

a lot of mold in the rooms, especially in the bathroom. We (group of 8) ordered dinner in the restaurant downstairs and waited almost 1.5 hours for dishes. The hotel well located on the way from airport

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GMMvuliHouse, E-Commerce Manager at Mvuli House, responded to this review

Hello AlexanderBl, Thank you for taking the time to review our Hotel. Each review is a chance to learn where we can work harder to improve our guests' experiences. Being informed of a problem presents an opportunity for us to fix it and we thank you for pointing out our shortcomings to us. We have shared your comments with our...

Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

The room i had was tiny with a tiny little screen and chipped wall painting. Okay I think its a bit overpriced considering there are cheaper alternatives with better rooms. The dining is also quit small. Cant sit a large group but the advantage is that it has an outside dining area. The service and food was also average. Incase...

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GMMvuliHouse, E-Commerce Manager at Mvuli House, responded to this review

Hello Kenneth P, Thank you for taking the time to review our Hotel Thank you also for your candid review on the state of wall of the room that you occupied.The issue has been escalated to the director of operations. Should the space of the room prove to be a little confining, room upgrades are available at the applicable rate....

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 17 August 2016

I stayed there twice. Once by my self in a tiny room and the second time shared with a friend. The room for 2 was spacious and nice, the room is basic but has everything you need. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The wife works around the reception but if the room is far from the stairs it...

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GMMvuliHouse, E-Commerce Manager at Mvuli House, responded to this review

Hello Fujimaytan, It is always a pleasure to get feedback about our services from a repeat guest as they have a previous stay to compare their most recent one to. I am glad to read that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay with us. Sorry about the weak Wi-Fi connectivity. Each floor has a specific Wi-Fi password and this...

Lilongwe, Malawi
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

This is fairly good accommodation in Nairobi. The rooms are clea and fairly well serviced. No frills yes but it is very habitable and fairly priced. Not disability friendly however as there are no lifts. Quite limited choices for breakfast although the other meals are fairly good. Ten minutes to the Nakumatt Mega Store is a plus. Will certainly consider...

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GMMvuliHouse, E-Commerce Manager at Mvuli House, responded to this review

Hello Ezra, Thank you for this splendid review! We are glad that you found your accommodation comfortable as we strive to provide all our guests with a clean and modern room accommodation, accompanied by friendly services. Our rooms are, unfortunately, as you pointed out not disability friendly. The initial design and layout of the Hotel had, unfortunately, not taken that...

Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We stayed in the hotel to organise a workshop. The staff of the hotel was very friendly in helping us making the workshop a succes. The hotel is located not to far from Nairobi center, though along a noisy street. That made sleeping a bit difficult. The rooms are also a bit small and warm. It is a good mid-range...

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GMMvuliHouse, E-Commerce Manager at Mvuli House, responded to this review

Hello NL-Sandra-NL, Thank you for taking your time to write this beautiful review. We are firm believers that quality in a service is not what we here at the Mvuli House put into it, but what you, as the customer, gets out of it. It is therefore with great delight that we read that you received friendly service from our...

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Mvuli is a value for money hotel. Centrally located and reasonably priced. The reception staff (Maureen, Catherine, Lucy, et al) were friendly and helpful. It has an excellent restaurant and good breakfast. However, the rooms were small, there was no AC and there are no lifts. Also, the area seemed dodgy. Overall a good value for money hotel.

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GMMvuliHouse, E-Commerce Manager at Mvuli House, responded to this review

Hello Factfinder, Thank you for the awesome review and for the facts that you stated in it about the Mvuli House! The reception staff have requested that I pass on their regards and their gratitude to you for the kind mention of their department in your review! They were glad they could be of assistance to you. We are glad...

San Pedro - CA
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Nice hotel in the CBD area. Very close to the airport. Staff are friendly, helpful, n positive. Morning food service staff, very lazy and slow. Overall check in and rest of the staff make up for it. Good security and very convinient for overnite stays.

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GMMvuliHouse, E-Commerce Manager at Mvuli House, responded to this review

Hello Caleb S, Thank you for the wonderful review and for affirming our suitability for travelers that are looking for a Hotel that is not only near the CBD but also close to the airport! We are disheartened to read that you were not able to fully enjoy the full Mvuli Experience owing to the neglect of duty by some...

Palm Springs, California
Reviewed 1 May 2016

I've been at the Mvuli house for about 2 weeks now and expecting to stay another 4, it's a long run I know but so far it has been easy!! The staff is always looking after me, making sure I'm comfortable and ok. The restaurant is ok for my needs. The rooms are clean and well serviced everyday. The noise...

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GMMvuliHouse, E-Commerce Manager at Mvuli House, responded to this review

Hello Pin P, It's been a while since you posted this beautiful testament of your stay with us and we are glad to read that you had a smooth stay and that your needs were met and handled with professionalism and friendliness. Though described as convenient for stop overs and short terms stays, Mvuli House, as you well bear witness,...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Mvuli House a place that embraces you in its serenity. Centrally located 5 minutes away from the Wilson Airport, it is a perfect stopover for guests transiting to Lamu, Malindi, Maasai Mara and other parts of Eastern Africa. Approximately 15 minutes away from the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, we are uniquely suited to meet the needs of business or leisure travelers on transit or layovers. Guests will find that Mvuli House is a relaxing getaway and an oasis of calm and ease. Mvuli has 46 lovely and well-appointed standard and twin bed rooms designed with your comfort in mind. Each room has a hot water shower, satellite TV connection, free wireless internet access (WI-FI), reading desk and a direct dial telephone. For your convenience and comfort, we offer room service, laundry service and a safety deposit box for valuables.The Mvuli House Restaurant is a tantalizingly perfect blend of both African and Western cuisines. The classic Mvuli Continental breakfast* consists of a tempting array of fresh seasonal fruits from around the country, refreshing natural juices, delectable pastries and scrumptious hot dishes, just what you need before a long work day. For lunch and dinner, our guests have the option of a 6-course buffet with an assortment of meats and mouthwatering desserts or ordering a meal off our appetizing a la carte menu. Our award-winning chef delights in creating a delicious cuisine for our guests. If you do fall in love with a Kenyan dish, maybe a word with the chef might result in you getting the recipe to take home * Breakfast is served between 6.00am and 11.00 am but on special request, we can prepare an early breakfast for guests with early flights or meetings.Need to work on the go? Mvuli House provides free Wi-Fi (wireless connectivity) 24 hours a day for our hotel guests. We make it easy for you to meet your deadlines and stay in touch with the world whether you are in Nairobi for business or pleasure.Our dedicated staff will assist if you are in need of photocopying, phone, printing or other business centre services. We are happy to help however way we can. In addition to the traditional hotel services, Mvuli House is a cozy location for conferences and events. We cater for meetings of up to 40 delegates in our conference room and events of up to 100 attendees in our garden. Our dedicated team of conference coordinators will give you personalized service throughout your event. Get in touch with us on if you would like to have a meeting or hold an event at Mvuli House. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mvuli House

Address: Lang'ata Road | PO Box 12181, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range: $83 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Mvuli House 2*
Number of rooms: 49
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“Don't take a room at the street side”
 of 5 bubbles NL-Sandra-NL, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for rooms not facing the Langata road, less noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles muniecodecarton, 1 May 2016 | Read review
“'Quiet' side of the building.”
 of 5 bubbles Sheepdog7, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
“pick the double room.a bit more spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles triciak96, 7 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Choose a room on the first floor. There is no lift!”
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