The Best Family-Friendly Hotels in Kenya

Where to Stay for a Family Vacation with Kids in Kenya

At the market in Nairobi, Kenya At the market in Nairobi, Kenya

Families will find a wide range of terrific kid-friendly hotel choices when planning a visit to Kenya. Below we've listed the top family-friendly Kenya hotels so that you can reserve the ideal place to stay with kids for your next family trip. All of these hotels have lots of great amenities for a family of 4, a family of 5, or even a large family vacation. We've analyzed many of the best kid-friendly hotels in the area, and based on the prices, amenities, activities, guest ratings, activities, and location, below are our picks for the absolute best places to stay for those of us with kids. You'll likely be interested in extra bedrooms and perhaps even a kitchen to prepare meals if you're traveling as a family. And plenty of family-oriented amenities can be found in hotels such as games, swimming pools, nearby kid-friendly activities, and more. So, let's get started. If you're looking for where to stay with children in Kenya here are the most family-friendly hotels for your next family vacation.

(Prices are listed in U.S. Dollars.)

The Sands at Nomad

Ukunda, Kenya
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $934 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Terrific Place to Stay with Kids in Kenya
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Family rooms

Located at P.O. Box 5066, The Sands at Nomad has great rooms from $934 (before taxes). It offers an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and scuba diving. It has a terrific 8.80 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. Only a short distance from the city center, families will especially love snorkeling, a bar, breakfast, child care, and laundry services at this family-friendly hotel. You'll enjoy relaxing while having room service delivered.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Free breakfast
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Saltwater pool
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Snorkeling
  • Beach


African House Resort

Malindi, Kenya
4-star Resort with prices starting at $72 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Recommended for Families
  • Great Value: The price is lower than average for family-friendly hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Family rooms

A great place to stay is African House Resort which has nice rooms starting at $72. Offering an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, scuba diving, and snorkeling, it also has a great guest rating of 8.90 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at Casuarina Road. This kid-friendly hotel is also nice because it offers a bar, child care, laundry services, golf, and free parking which families with kids will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center. The pool here was very nice, relaxing, and fun. It's also less than the average price for family-friendly hotels, so it's a great value.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Snorkeling
  • Beach


The Heron Portico

Nairobi, Kenya
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $28 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Hotel for Family Fun
  • Great Value: The price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Outdoor pool
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool

We found The Heron Portico to be a great place to stay, and the price starts at $28. We loved the an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar, and it also has a terrific guest rating of 9.30 out of 10 from previous guests. It's located at Milimani Road. You'll also find a kid-friendly buffet, rooms with kitchens, rooms with kitchenettes, laundry services, and golf which visitors with kids will love. And this family hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town. The service at the restaurant is terrific, and so is the food. It's a great value, too, because it's less than the average price for family-friendly hotels.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry service
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Child pool
  • Microwave


Subira House

Lamu Island, Kenya
Bed & Breakfast with prices starting at $65 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Great Hotel for a Family Getaway to Kenya
  • Great Value: The price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.

With terrific rooms from $65, Subira House, at Behind Lamu Fort provides room service, a restaurant, snorkeling, a bar, and a kid-friendly buffet. Its terrific guest rating is 9.20 out of 10 from previous guests staying here. Travelers will really like this fun hotel which also offers hiking, child care, city views, kids meals, and laundry facilities. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too. It's a great value, as the price is less than the average for family-friendly hotels.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fishing
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Snorkeling


Sankara Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $247 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Among the Best Hotels for a Family Trip
  • Great Value: The price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • Outdoor pool
  • Heated pool

Sankara Nairobi has a great guest rating of 8.40 out of 10, and offers an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center. The great rooms here start at $247 before taxes and depending on the season. It can be found at PO Box 1638. Furthermore, it also offers a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, child care, laundry services, and city views, which is nice for families. Just a short drive from the city center, this relaxing hotel is a terrific choice. Don't miss the pool bar which offers drinks and a fun area to unwind.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Heated pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant


Meltonia Luxury Suites

Nairobi, Kenya
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $64 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Perfect Hotel for a Trip with Kids to Kenya
  • Great Value: The price is lower than average for family-friendly hotels.
  • Outdoor pool

The great guest rating of Meltonia Luxury Suites is 7.70 out of 10. This place has an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, breakfast, and rooms with kitchens. Prices for the terrific rooms are from $64, and it's located at Kindaruma Road, off Ngong Road, Near Yaya Centre and Mall. We also love the child care, laundry services, golf, a free breakfast, and free parking which are great for families with kids. And since it's just a quick trip from the center of the town, the location is great, too. Don't forget that there's a kitchen in the room to cook your meals, too. The price of this hotel is less than average for family-friendly hotels, which makes it a great value.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Kitchen
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Free breakfast
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Microwave


Swiss Lenana Mount Hotel

Nairobi, Kenya
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $68 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Hotel for Children
  • Great Value: The price is lower than average for family-friendly hotels.
  • Family rooms

A cool place is Swiss Lenana Mount Hotel because it has great rooms that start at $68. It has room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, a bar, and a kid-friendly buffet, it also earned a great guest rating of 7.70 out of 10 from people who have stayed here before. It's found at 40943 Ralph Bunche Road. Only a short distance from the city center, visitors with kids will especially love breakfast, laundry services, golf, a free breakfast, and city views at this family-friendly hotel. It's also less than the average price for family-friendly hotels, so it's a great value.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry service
  • Free breakfast
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Family rooms
  • Refrigerator
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Table tennis
  • Kid-friendly


Eka Hotel Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $96 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Terrific for a Family Vacation to Kenya
  • Great Value: The price is lower than average for family-friendly hotels.
  • Outdoor pool

Eka Hotel Nairobi offers an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar which we really like. The terrific rooms here start at $96 (before taxes). It's located at Along Mombasa Road and has earned a guest rating of 8.20/10. This kid-friendly hotel is also nice because it offers a kid-friendly buffet, child care, laundry services, a spa and wellness center, and free parking which travelers will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center. It's a great value, too, because it's less than the average price for family-friendly hotels.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant


Tribe Hotel

Nairobi, Kenya
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $248 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Kid-Friendly Hotel in Kenya
  • Great Value: The price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Outdoor pool

Located at The Village Market 9/418 Limuru Rd, Gigiri, Tribe Hotel has great rooms from $248 (before taxes). It offers an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar. It has a terrific 8.70 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. You'll also find child care, laundry services, a spa and wellness center, a spa, and bowling which families will love. And this family hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant


Kahama Hotel Nairobi

Nairobi, Kenya
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $17 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Top Family-Friendly Hotel
  • Great Value: The price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • Family rooms

A great place to stay is Kahama Hotel Nairobi which has nice rooms starting at $17. Offering room service, a restaurant, a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, and laundry services, it also has a great guest rating of 7.70 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at Murang'a Road. Families with kids will really like this fun hotel which also offers city views, free parking, kids meals, laundry facilities, and family rooms. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too. We found the price of this hotel to be a great value because the price is less than average for family-friendly hotels.

Family-Friendly Hotel Amenities
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Laundry service
  • Kids meals
  • Laundry facilities
  • Family rooms
  • Refrigerator
More Great Amenities
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Kid-friendly


For more terrific hotel ideas in Kenya, make sure you also see Best Beach Hotels in Kenya, Best Cheap Hotels in Kenya, Best Luxury Hotels in Kenya, Best Pet-Friendly Hotels in Kenya, Best Hotels for First Time Visitors in Kenya, Best Hotels for a Weekend Getaway in Kenya, Best Hotels for One Week in Kenya, Best Hotels for One Night in Kenya, Best Romantic Hotels for Couples in Kenya, Best Hotels for Scuba Diving in Kenya, or Best Business Hotels in Kenya.


How much do family-friendly hotels cost in Kenya?

Kenya Average Family-Friendly Hotel Price
$184

After analyzing 10 family-friendly hotels in Kenya, we found the average family-friendly hotel price to be a remarkably economical $184. Naturally, this destination has many fantastic family-friendly accommodation options with a variety of prices. The price will vary by the hotel's amenities, available dates, and the general location. If you're interested in more information about hotels here, see our guide to hotel prices in Kenya.

The average prices of our suggested family-friendly hotels by star rating:

  • 5-star hotels: $476
  • 4-star hotels: $66
  • 3-star hotels: $41


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