Nairobi Average Hotel Costs: Nightly Room Prices by Accommodation Type

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How much do the hotels cost in Nairobi, Kenya? Here we have analyzed the prices of 82 terrific hotels in Nairobi to help you understand how much money you will most likely need for your next amazing trip. Whether you're on a shoestring budget, visting with your family, traveling in luxury, or visiting solo, we have categorized the costs of these fantastic hotels in Nairobi by star-rating, guest rating, amenities, and more. So, let's find out if the best hotels in Nairobi are expensive, and where the best and cheapest hotels can be found.



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  • $67, Rated 9.8 of 10

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How much do hotels cost in Nairobi, Kenya?

Nairobi Average Hotel Price for 1 Night
$76

Visitors will find a large range of terrific hotel choices when planning a visit to Nairobi. The price of a hotel can vary according to location, type, and amenities. The average hotel price in Nairobi based on data from 82 hotels is an affordable $76, and the median price is $62.

The average price of a hotel for 3 days in Nairobi is $228.

The average hotel cost for one week in Nairobi is a remarkably economical $533, and the average hotel cost for two weeks in Nairobi is a remarkably economical $1,065 (not including taxes and fees).


  • 3 Days
    $228
  • One Week
    $533
  • Two Weeks
    $1,065
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Also, compare these prices to the terrific and affordable nearby hotels in Arusha, Moshi, or Karatu.

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How much should I pay to stay in a hotel in Nairobi?

You'll find the budget, mid-range, and luxury Nairobi hotel cost per night displayed below. This chart shows the range of hotel prices for a one night stay in Nairobi. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a reservation, this graph breaks down the costs by price range.



(All hotel prices are in US Dollars before taxes, and come from a base price that is reported by Kayak. Peak season prices can vary significantly, particularly in destinations where seasonal travel fluctuates dramatically.)

Are Hotels in Nairobi Expensive?

From the chart above, and from our statistical calculations, we can see that the average price for all hotels in Nairobi is $76. Also, the average price for budget hotels in Nairobi is $39. Furthermore, the average price for luxury hotels in Nairobi is $165. So, is a Nairobi expensive? Given the overall cost of living and travel in the area, these prices are not unreasonable. And if you think it's expensive to spend the night in Nairobi, don't worry, as it's quite possible to find hotel rooms with great values for your next trip. We have recommended hotels at various price ranges below.

Also, see our article Best Hotels for One Night in Nairobi for more places to stay.


Prices for the Best Hotels in Nairobi (Nairobi's Top Rated Hotels by Guests)

Are you looking for the best hotel in Nairobi, Kenya? After we analyzed the 26 best and highest rated hotels (the top 25%), we found a variety of amazing options at different price ranges. The average price of the highest rated hotels is a great value at $95, and the median price is $72. So, here are the price ranges of the best places to stay in Nairobi, Kenya for your next fantastic trip to this amazing destination.



How much are the best hotels in Nairobi?

Is it expensive to stay in Nairobi? Actually, the prices can be quite affordable. Look for great deals and compare websites on nightly rates for your next booking for an even more amazing rate. Below, you can find out how much you should pay for one of the best hotels in Nairobi. Here are a few of the top rated hotels in Nairobi according to guests.
Nazarene Univeristy Road, Nairobi
Overall Rating 10.0
Off Redcross Road, Nairobi
Overall Rating 10.0
Po Box 260-00621,Village Market,Nairobi,Kenya, Nairobi
Overall Rating 10.0
Mombasa Road, Nairobi
Overall Rating 9.8

If it's your first time here, check out Best Hotels for First Time Visitors in Nairobi for more great places to stay.

Prices for the Best Luxury Hotels in Nairobi

Looking for Nairobi, Kenya's best hotels? We'll show you just how expensive hotels are in Nairobi, Kenya. The average price of the 13 top luxury hotels in Nairobi, Kenya is $165, and the median price is $153. The price ranges below will help you understand how much these fantastic hotels will cost for your next amazing trip.

How much should I pay to stay in a luxury hotel in Nairobi?

The chart below shows the range of the fantastic luxury hotel prices for a one night stay in Nairobi. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a luxury reservation, this graph tabulates the costs of these terrific hotels by price range. These luxury hotels often include some of Nairobi's best boutique hotels and resorts.



What are the highest rated luxury hotels in Nairobi?

Chiromo Road, Nairobi
Overall Rating 9.0
Bishops Road, PO Box 40842, Nairobi
Overall Rating 8.9

For more details, see Best Luxury Hotels in Nairobi for beautiful hotels.

Prices for Mid-Range Hotels in Nairobi, Kenya

Hotel costs per night in Nairobi are displayed below for mid-range hotels. For the 36 mid-range hotels in Nairobi, the average price is $78, and the median price is $72. These typical Nairobi hotel rooms are a good representation of what is available, because they are in the middle of the total price range while still providing quality amenities.

How much should I pay to stay in a typical mid-range hotel in Nairobi?

The chart below shows the range of very nice moderately priced hotels for a one night stay in Nairobi. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a booking, this graph tabulates the costs of these great accommodation options by price range. These hotels also include some of Nairobi's best bed & breakfasts and vacation rentals.



What are the highest rated mid-range hotels in Nairobi?

Mombasa Road, Nairobi
Overall Rating 9.8
Kitale Lane, Nairobi
Overall Rating 9.0

Also, see Best Family-Friendly Hotels in Nairobi which has even more great hotels for families with kids.

Prices for Budget Hotels in Nairobi, Kenya

To find the best cheap hotels in Nairobi, we analyzed the prices of this destination's 33 budget hotels. The average price of these budget hotels is $39, and the median price is $41. The highest rated hotels which are below the average cost are presented below, along with the price ranges of all budget hotels. Now we'll show you just how affordable hotels can be in Nairobi, as the chart below shows the cheapest places to stay in Nairobi.

How much should I pay to stay in a budget hotel in Nairobi?

The chart below shows the range of the terrific budget-friendly hotel prices for a one night stay in Nairobi. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a cheap hotel, this graph tabulates the prices of the great hotels here by range. These surprisingly affordable hotels often include some of Nairobi's best hostels and budget guesthouses, too.



What are the best budget hotels in Nairobi?

Below are some of the top rated cheap hotels in Nairobi. Affordable hotel rooms sometimes have basic furnishings or smaller sizes, but come at some of the best prices and offer the best deals. If you're looking for a cheap hotel room in Nairobi, these hotels are among the best.

151 Mokoyeti Road West, Langata, Nairobi
Overall Rating 9.7
73 Magadi road, Nairobi
Overall Rating 9.4

For even more affordable places to stay, see Best Cheap Hotels in Nairobi.

Hotels Under $25 in Nairobi, Kenya

The following hotel rooms are the top rated by guests for a price under $25. If you're looking for a cheap hotel on a budget below $25, these places to stay might make a good option.

Where can I sleep in Nairobi under $25?

56480 Ngara Road, Nairobi
Overall Rating 8.2
Keekorok Road, Nairobi
Overall Rating 7.6
Monrovia Street & Muindi Mbingu, Nairobi
Overall Rating 6.9

Hotels Under $50 in Nairobi, Kenya

The following hotel rooms are the top rated by guests for a price under $50. If you're looking for a cheap hotel on a budget below $50, these places to stay might make a good option.

Where can I sleep in Nairobi under $50?

Nazarene Univeristy Road, Nairobi
Overall Rating 10.0
Off Argwings Kodhek Road, Nairobi
Overall Rating 8.3
Off Eldama Ravine Road, Nairobi
Overall Rating 8.0
Koinange Street - Nairobi, Nairobi
Overall Rating 7.7

Hotels Under $100 in Nairobi, Kenya

The following hotel rooms are the top rated by guests for a price under $100. If you're looking for affordable luxury hotels less than $100, these rooms would be a good choice.

Where can I sleep in Nairobi under $100?

Off Redcross Road, Nairobi
Overall Rating 10.0
Mombasa Road, Nairobi
Overall Rating 9.8
Magadi Road, Karen, Nairobi
Overall Rating 8.8
Lower Plains Road, Nairobi
Overall Rating 8.6

Hotels Under $150 in Nairobi, Kenya

The following hotel rooms are the top rated by guests for a price under $150. If you're looking for affordable luxury hotels less than $150, these rooms would be a good choice.

Where can I sleep in Nairobi under $150?

Kitale Lane, Nairobi
Overall Rating 9.0
2nd Ngong Avenue - Nairobi, Nairobi
Overall Rating 8.9
Kenyatta Ave Po Box 30680, Nairobi
Overall Rating 8.5
Kenyatta Ave Po Box 72493 Nairobikenya, Nairobi
Overall Rating 8.4

Hotels Under $200 in Nairobi, Kenya

The following hotel rooms are the top rated by guests for a price under $200. If you're looking for affordable luxury hotels less than $200, these rooms would be a good choice.

Where can I sleep in Nairobi under $200?

Bishops Road, PO Box 40842, Nairobi
Overall Rating 8.9
Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi
Overall Rating 8.5
State House Crescent, off State House Avenue, Nairobi
Overall Rating 8.3
Junction of Ring road and Kindaruma Road, Nairobi
Overall Rating 7.8

Hotel Prices by Star Rating for Nairobi

The star ratings of hotels are based on the best amenities and the quality of service instead of guest ratings. Some countries and cities have strict criteria for how hotels are rated based on specific amenities.

Average 5-Star Hotel Price in Nairobi, Kenya

The average price of the 8 terrific 5-star hotels in Nairobi is $138, and the median price is $145.

How much does a 5-star hotel in Nairobi cost?

The chart below shows the range of terrific 5-star hotel prices for a one night stay in Nairobi. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a great 5-star hotel, this graph tabulates the surprisingly affordable prices by category. Many people consider a 4 or 5-star hotel to be a luxury hotel, but that does not mean that you can't find a great deal on these high-end rooms.



Average 4-Star Hotel Price in Nairobi, Kenya

After an analysis of 19 excellent hotels, $102 is the average price for the great 4-star hotels in Nairobi, and the median price is $81.

How much does a 4-star hotel in Nairobi cost?

The chart below shows the range of terrific 4-star hotel prices for a one night stay in Nairobi. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a great 4-star hotel, this graph tabulates the surprisingly affordable prices by category. Many people consider a 4 or 5-star hotel to be a luxury hotel, but that does not mean that you can't find a great deal on these high-end rooms.



Average 3-Star Hotel Price in Nairobi, Kenya

With data for 45 fantastic hotels, $59 is the average price for 3-star hotels in Nairobi, and the median price is $50.

How much does a 3-star hotel in Nairobi cost?

The chart below shows the range of terrific 3-star hotel prices for a one night stay in Nairobi. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a great 3-star hotel, this graph tabulates the surprisingly affordable prices by category.



Average 2-Star Hotel Price in Nairobi, Kenya

With data for 9 great hotels, the average price for 2-star hotels in Nairobi is $53, and the median price is $42.

How much does a 2-star hotel in Nairobi cost?

The chart below shows the range of terrific 2-star hotel prices for a one night stay in Nairobi. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a great 2-star hotel, this graph tabulates the surprisingly affordable prices by category.



Are Hotels Nice in Nairobi?

Nairobi, Kenya offers a wide range of accommodation options with hotels up to 5 stars. In fact, the average 5-star hotel guest rating is 8.2 out of 10, and the average price is $138. So, you can absolutely find a quality and nice hotel in the area. The average prices by star rating for hotels in Nairobi is as follows. (Prices are before taxes and fees, and change based on the seasons.)

  • 5-Star Hotels: $138
  • 4-Star Hotels: $102
  • 3-Star Hotels: $59
  • 2-Star Hotels: $53

Also, the average guest rating for each star rating is as follows.

  • 5-Star Hotels: 8.2 out of 10
  • 4-Star Hotels: 7.7 out of 10
  • 3-Star Hotels: 6.7 out of 10
  • 2-Star Hotels: 6.2 out of 10

Should I Stay in a 4 or 5-Star Hotel in Nairobi?

Let's examine 4-star hotels versus 5-star hotels in Nairobi, Kenya. Hotels with a 4-star rating generally cost less ($102) than those with a 5-star rating ($138). Also, hotels with a 4-star rating generally have a lower guest rating (7.7) than those with a 5-star rating (8.2).

Should I Stay in a 3 or 4-Star Hotel in Nairobi?

If we compare 3-star versus 4-star hotels in Nairobi, we see some helpful trends. Hotels with a 3-star rating generally cost less ($59) than those with a 4-star rating ($102). Also, hotels with a 3-star rating generally have a lower guest rating (6.7) than those with a 4-star rating (7.7).

Should I Stay in a 2 or 3-Star Hotel in Nairobi?

Looking at the comparison between 2-star hotels versus 3-star hotels in Nairobi, we can see the differences between the prices and guest ratings. Hotels with a 2-star rating generally cost less ($53) than those with a 3-star rating ($59). Also, hotels with a 2-star rating generally have a lower guest rating (6.2) than those with a 3-star rating (6.7).


Prices for Hotels with Parking in Nairobi, Kenya

The chart below shows the range of the cost of hotels with parking for a one night stay in Nairobi. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for hotels with parking, this graph tabulates the costs by price range.

The average price of the 80 hotels with parking in Nairobi, Kenya is $77, and the median price is $64.



What are the best Hotels with Parking in Nairobi?

Off Redcross Road, Nairobi
Overall Rating 10.0
Mombasa Road, Nairobi
Overall Rating 9.8

Prices for Hotels with Airport Shuttles in Nairobi, Kenya

The chart below shows the range of the cost of hotels with shuttle services for a one night stay in Nairobi. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for hotels with shuttle services, this graph tabulates the costs by price range.

$76 is the average price of the 78 hotels with shuttle services in Nairobi, Kenya. The median price for these hotels is $64.



What are the best Hotels with Shuttle Services in Nairobi?

Off Redcross Road, Nairobi
Overall Rating 10.0
Mombasa Road, Nairobi
Overall Rating 9.8

Prices for Casino Hotels in Nairobi, Kenya

The chart below shows the range of the cost of casino hotels for a one night stay in Nairobi. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for casino hotels, this graph tabulates the costs by price range.

After an analysis of 77 hotels, $77 is the average price for the casino hotels in Nairobi, Kenya, and the median price is $62.



What are the best Casino Hotels in Nairobi?

Off Redcross Road, Nairobi
Overall Rating 10.0
Mombasa Road, Nairobi
Overall Rating 9.8

Prices for Hotels with Room Service in Nairobi, Kenya

The chart below shows the range of the cost of hotels with room service for a one night stay in Nairobi. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for hotels with room service, this graph tabulates the costs by price range.

The average price of the 74 hotels with room service in Nairobi, Kenya is $75, and the median price is $62.



What are the best Hotels with Room Service in Nairobi?

Off Redcross Road, Nairobi
Overall Rating 10.0
Mombasa Road, Nairobi
Overall Rating 9.8

Prices for Hotels with Restaurants in Nairobi, Kenya

The chart below shows the range of the cost of hotels with restaurants for a one night stay in Nairobi. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for hotels with restaurants, this graph tabulates the costs by price range.

$74 is the average price of the 74 hotels with restaurants in Nairobi, Kenya. The median price for these hotels is $62.



What are the best Hotels with Restaurants in Nairobi?

Off Redcross Road, Nairobi
Overall Rating 10.0
Mombasa Road, Nairobi
Overall Rating 9.8

See also Best Hotels for a Weekend Getaway in Nairobi, Best Hotels for One Week in Nairobi, Best Romantic Hotels for Couples in Nairobi, or Best Business Hotels in Nairobi for more room ideas. With so many options, there's a good place to stay for every type of traveler.

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