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Xativa, Spain
Reviewed 11 March 2017

After an 18 hour car, rail and plane journey, I could have slept on the floor, which would have been an improvement on the slab of rock that appeared to comprise the bed. This hotel was dark and depressing, so badly lit that it was like Blind Man's Buff feeling one's way around. The shower and sink taps needed new...

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Province of Valencia, Spain
Reviewed 11 March 2017

After an eighteen hour car, rail and plane journey, I could have slept on a floor - which would have been more comfortable than the slab of rock which appeared to comprise the bed. This hotel was dark and dismal, so badly lit that it was virtually impossible to pick anything out of an open suitcase. The taps in the...

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Jervis Bay, Australia
Reviewed 28 February 2017

I booked 2 nights at this place in August 2016. When we arrived at 5pm we were told that the power was down and was being fixed. I also booked a double room which I did not get, a triple instead with no doubles available. We were told to go and have some dinner and come back later and the...

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Mississauga, Canada
Reviewed 18 January 2017

I was here for only a few nights but desperately wanted to leave. There were insects, and everything was very old. It was terrible hot with no AC but a fan available. The washrooms were disgusting and the power was out quite a bit (not that I could access wifi in my room to begin with, only in the lobby)....

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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This hotel is remarkable. It was build for and by a British Gouverneur. That means its a old building. The stile is complete genuine and the building a monument. The staff was so very kind and helpful. The rooms very clean. The breakfast was good and tasteful. The spot in Nairobi is great and save. Walk from the hotel to...

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Madahotels_11, Public Relations Manager at Oakwood Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Ron, Wow! Thank you for the amazing review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at Oakwood. Be sure that we will be on hand to provide you with an even better experience if you wish to stay with us again. Please do recommend Oakwood to your friends and family. We would be glad to host you again. Thank...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 15 June 2016

The Oakwood is not a new hotel and it feels like something from another age. Wood paneling from which it takes the name runs throughout the building. There were some problems on arrival: no hangers in the wardrobe, no bath plug and the safe wasn't working. I reported these to the manager, Charles Nyamo and, within 10 mins all were...

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Madahotels_11, Public Relations Manager at Oakwood Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Geoff H, Thank you for the amazing review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at Oakwood. Be sure that we will be on hand to provide you with an even better experience if you wish to stay with us again. Please do recommend Oakwood to your friends and family. We would be glad to host you again. Thank...

perth
Reviewed 29 April 2016

I always go here as it is so convenient to walk some places,they have done some improvement such as mend the door locks and they have up-graded the WiFi which was great,also the towels were new,the food is nice not a lot of choice but still good value and fresh cooked.I hope next on the list for some work will...

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Madahotels_11, Guest Relations Manager at Oakwood Hotel, responded to this review

Dear PertjJill, Thank you for the feedback, we will consider these recommendations and ensure you have a pleasant stay next time when you choose to come and stay in Oakwood. Charles

Shanghai, China
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Perfect location. Close to markets, coffee shops. Safe to walk in the evening. Amenities clean, but not so well fixed as everything was installed ages ago. Friendly staff. Got a booking.com rate. Were able to extend check out time. Free wifi.

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ahmedabad
Reviewed 14 May 2015

Had a nice stay in the hotel. I visited this hotel for business work. Hotel staff is good and maintain smile all the time. Rooms are quite big and suite the purpose of my stay. security was for me and service were vary helpful.

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Reviewed 6 January 2015

I stayed at the hotel recently and loved the experience. The manager Charles was very helpful. The restaurant serves complementary breakfast. Though slightly overpriced the place is altogether awesome! Great location too.

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Oakwood HotelThe Oakwood Hotel is a small exclusive and perfectly located property, in fact, it's ideal accommodation for guests who enjoy the hustle, bustle and non-stop night-life of Nairobi.The Oakwood resides in the Elite House. building, formally Livingstone House. The property was built in the 1950s and although it maintains its colonial Architect. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Oakwood Hotel

Address: Kimathi Street | P.O. Box 40683, Nairobi, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range: $77 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Oakwood Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“with wifi available”
861suhanib, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Not many rooms have a view so best to ask if you want a look out.”
566geoffh, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I like the inside rooms they are quieter”
PerthJill, 29 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Location, location”
AnnaKh873, 13 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room facing the back to avoid the noise from the casino next door.”
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Ericsosa, 17 May 2013 | Read review
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