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Best Airbnb in Nairobi

Best Airbnb in Nairobi

Best Airbnb in Nairobi

In the past weeks, we’ve reviewed the best Airbnb in Watamu/Malindi and Diani Beach, this week we are going to look at the best Airbnb in Nairobi.

While the Airbnb model of accommodation is rapidly propping up at almost every corner of the city, and everyone is listing their house for rentals, finding unique and cool places to rent for your short stay has become challenging.

Worry no more, today I am going to give you a list of 10 Coolest Airbnb in Nairobi that you will surely like.

Here are the coolest Airbnbs in Nairobi!

1. The Brandy Bus

Imagine spending a night on an old school bus that has been revamped into a cozy and distinct Airbnb home? Well, The Brandy Bus is just that. Tucked away in the serene beautiful suburbs of Karen, it is a perfect place to escape.


The Brandy Bus has two double beds upstairs and two small single beds downstairs that also serve as sofas. There are outdoor seating and an outdoor fireplace.

Do you like this place? Book Here

2 Rustic Chic House

There’s a ‘chalet’ in Nairobi with amazing vistas, a huge wild garden, a large shallow pool with a gazebo, I am talking about Rustic Chic House.


This is the perfect getaway from city life. The place is suitable for large families or friends. Easy to get to and in close proximity to Karen, Galleria Shopping Mall, and Wilson and JIKA Airports.

Like this place? Book Here

3. The Container House

This quirky cottage made from two 20ft containers is located in the center of Karen. Self-contained with a private veranda, kitchenette, and bathroom.

I don’t know about you but this seems like a place I would want to spend a few nights in. Looks very intriguing.

Like this place? Book Here

4 Nature Lovers

This property is surrounded by lush gardens where you’ll be woken up by the sounds of birds chirping. Feels like you are far away in a jungle but yet around the city.

The luxury tents are designed in a similar fashion as you would find in major national parks.

This property is good for families or groups. There are more tents like this in the same compound.  Besides the lavish garden, the property also offers an outdoor swimming pool.

Like this place? Book Here

5 Karen Gables Boutique Hotel

If you are looking for a private home quite from the city then Karen Gables is the perfect spot. A gorgeous private home that has been designed for the discerning travelers.

Karen Gables is surrounded by 1.5 acres of lush garden, the home is designed in the timeless Cape Dutch style. A fish pond and a swimming pool are some of the few features available to guests.

Like this Place? Book Here

6. Mwitu Cottage

If you are looking for a minimal quite and private rental then this one is for you. Mwitu Cottage offers a   2 bedroom with an open plan living room and a full kitchen.

Located in Karen, Mwitu is a very secure, private neighbourhood with no noise pollution. When you rent this space you get to enjoy a private outside sitting area and garden to use at your leisure, whether to relax during the day or to have a few sundowners and watch the fireflies at night.

Like this place? Book Here

7. Kivulini Palace

This rental is entirely wooden sitting on 5 acres of Indigenous Forest. It has a master bedroom with an en-suite bathroom (with antique metal bath) upstairs.
There is a living area, a kitchen, and a study room on the top floor. One double bedroom and one Single Bedroom with a shower and toilet on the lower ground floor.
D o you like this place? Book Here
Have you stayed at a cool Airbnb in Nairobi that you would like us to know? Mention it in the comments below and we might just add it to the list!
Do not forget to check out my guide on how to travel lightly. Cheers and Happy Travels.

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