Nairobi International Youth Hostel

Nairobi International Youth Hostel

Nairobi, Kenya - Ralph Bunche Road
KES 700 per night
KES 700 per night

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Description - Hostel

Situated 3km south-west of the city centre, the hostel makes a good base for visiting Nairobi National Wildlife Park, the National and Railway museums and the open air Maasai Market. There is capacity for 92 guests and facilities include a sun roof, garden, patio, kitchen, laundry and meals.

Convenient for city whilst being located in a very secure residential area.
Other facilities within hostel include a cyber cafe reasonably priced, a shop and a Tours and Safari desk(African Home Adventure tours and Safaris Kenya and Tanzania) offering a wide rage of Tours and Safaris in Kenya and within East Africa members of (IYHF) HI Hostels attract a 10% discount on tours /Safaris booked. We would like to warn all of our members that on arrival at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, try to avoid tour agents /Taxi drivers who mislead you that the hostel is fully booked and pretend that they are calling the Hostel to confirm that it is booked fully, insist to call the hostel and ask to be taken directly to the Nairobi International Youth Hostel it is the only one in Nairobi taxi cost is kshs 1500 per cub.

The space
  • Property type: Hostel
Hostel accommodations

Lowest price available: KES 700 (Kenyan Shilling)

Apartment Bunk Room Double Female Dorm King Suite Male Dorm Mixed Dorm Mixed Small Dorm One Bedroom Self Contained App Shared With 18 Beds Ksh 600 Small Dorm Small Dorm Ksh 700 Small Dorm Room Triple Twin
  • Check-in: 6:30am
  • Check-out: 10:00am

Hostel amenities

car park, lounge , garden area, laundry facilities, tours and safaris desk, cyber cafe , shop and Saloon/Barber shop

Airport pickup BBQ area Beauty salon Breakfast (extra charge) Gardens Linen included Meeting facilities Newspaper complimentary No Smoking No curfew Open 24 Hours Parking (free) Religious services on site Restaurant on site Safe deposit box-front desk Taxi service Tour assistance Tour/sightseeing assistance

Room amenities

Backpacker facilities Ensuite Fireplace rooms Hairdryer Iron/ironing board Lockers Non-smoking rooms Refrigerator Safe box in room Shared bathroom Showers without bath Wake-up calls


Ralph Bunche road of Upperhill area near Nairobi Hospital.

Points of interest
  • Nairobi animal orphanage
  • Girrafe centre
  • Yaya centre
  • Bomas of kenya
  • Ostrich farm
  • Maasai market
  • National Museum
  • Karen blixen museum
  • 14 falls 45km
  • Aboretum forest
  • Snake park
  • Coffee farms 20 km
  • City park
  • National archives
  • Riuki cultural centre 25 km

Food and drink
Eating in house
Hostel Restaurant
Self service
Java Coffee House
Best coffee and bites in Town
Eating out
Ko Osewe
For roast meat,sea foods,drinks and music
Upper Hill Springs
Babique meat,vegetables,buffet luncheons,live band wednesday,sat ,fri
Carnivoure Restaurant
Specialities in game meat,music and bar
For italian specialities
Nairobi Mamba Village

Price details

KES 700 per night (Kenyan Shilling)

Available discounts


Booking and cancellation policy

Unless otherwise specified, booking payments are non-refundable.

24 hrs prior arrival.

Location - Hostel

Ralph Bunche Road
Nairobi Area
Kenya  25400

Latitude: -1.2943, Longitude: 36.80604

How to get there

3km South west of City centre, In upper hill area of Nairobi, situated within friendly, quiet and safe Neighbourhood.

from Hilton Hotel to Traffic Police HQ or Valley road bus no 46 drop off at former School of law or Nairobi hospital walk short distance

Nearest airport: Jomo Kenyatta International Airport