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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Have stayed in Flora Hostel regularly since 2000. While the facilities are basic they are consistently clean. Non self contained rooms are cheaper. Wi Fi is quite good. Staff are extremely friendly and helpful. Taxis are always available in the compound. Traditionally a place where many missionaries have stayed as church with daily mass on the compound. The food is...

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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night waiting for a plane. Cheapest and cleanest place in Nairobi! Location is not bad but a bit noisy due to Kenyatta Hospital noise nearby. Supper (Kenyan cuisine) was included in the 2,700/- price for a single room without a bathroom. Bedroom had no electric outlets. Not a modern facility...only the bare necessities provided. Would go back if...

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Mola di Bari, Italy
Reviewed 26 February 2016

A true oasis of peace and tranquility. Rooms were basic but very clean, as for the shared bathrooms, always clean and neat. The self service restaurant has a good home cooking but mostly always abundant. Reception always available to help tourists to resolve their problems. Great as a base for those arriving in Kenya that for those leaving. Good place...

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Greater Accra, Ghana
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Flora Hostel is a great place i always speak about and recommend to all who think of travelling to Kenya. I stayed over for about 10 days on holidays, and awww! you will love it: the staff, scenery,security, accomodation and all superb. The front desk officers are sooo helpful.Just pop in any time you are in nairobi, and you will...

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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
Reviewed 13 August 2014

Where can you find a clean, safe hotel room with 3 meals a day for only $43?! No where that I've found....until now. If you're on a budget and in Nairobi, then this is the place for you! The Flora Hostel is located in central Nairobi not too far from the downtown shopping district. The Hostel is run by the...

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Nebraska
Reviewed 5 July 2014

I stayed at Flora Hostel on and off during my two-month stay in Kenya. It's located in the Kilimani area of Nairobi and is close to many restaurants off Ngong Road. The staff and security guards are all very friendly and welcoming. I felt very safe during my stay as you need to pass through a gate to get in...

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Tsavo National Park- Voi
Reviewed 18 May 2014

For those who love budget accommodation , Flora Hostel is a nice quiet location and probably situated in one of the most safe locations in Nairobi . Meals simple but very nice and healthy, very friendly stuff and big compound for parking your car.

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Address: 5th Ngong Avenue along Ngong Road, Nairobi, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Nairobi > Upper Hill Estate
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Number of rooms: 20
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“If available ask for a room with bathroom”
E7381DBpietrom, 26 Feb 2016 | Read review
“If you stay here, check out the room closely after moving in. The shower plumbing in the second room I occupied was dis-functional and no hot water was available. They fixed the problem quickly...”
Fruebertt, 13 Aug 2014 | Read review
“All of the rooms I stayed in were in the long corridor and were very nice.”
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mpursell, 5 Jul 2014 | Read review
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