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Manyatta Backpackers

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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good40%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
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Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

Super over priced for a place that looks and smells like it hasn't been cleaned in 40 years. No mosquito net. Toilets and showers not maintained. I'm not sure where all the good reviews came from, not a great atmosphere, worst place in Kenya.

Thank John C M
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

I had some really nice nights there. It is clean and the personal is very friendly. There are a room and a place outside to sit together and get food or a beer. It‘s very comfortable and the atmosphere is great.

Thank Carina D
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

I loved Manyatta! It’s true, it’s definitely funky and run down, but there’s a difference between old and dirty. It was clean and more importantly it was filled with interesting, fun, young travelers. There’s nothing worse than staying in a weird ugly hotel alone —...More

Thank Julianabritto
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

I have spent a few nights here, the vibe is awesome and the staff are welcoming! I have met and made some awesome friends from this place! The food is cheap as well as the drinks! Sitting by the fire in the evenings makes the...More

Thank bryanfawcett
Reviewed February 19, 2017

The rooms are small and the place has a concrete feel to it. I stayed only one night, but it felt like a motel you would only visit to sleep. The bed and wifi were decent and the breakfast was included

Thank Stefan C
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Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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Restaurant
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Price range
US$13 - US$28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Price range
US$13 - US$28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Traveller (17)
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Dining (6)
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"the "room"s are pathetic, there are only 2 though. the dorm beds are still ok."
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"Bring a tent if you don't want to risk being with a loud group in the dorms."
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"You may want to shake off the beddings before nestling in. Mine were full of dust which led to severe..."
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"There is one room in the hostel that has it's own bathroom. I lucked out a couple of times and got that..."
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