Accommodations in Kenya


Accommodations in Kenya is in plenty supply ranging from five-star state of the art luxury hotels, campsite in the jungle with wild animals or private villas.

Kenya being a tourist destination for millions of people from all over the world; be rest assured that most of the world renown hotel chains are dominant in the hotel industry especially in the big cities, but they can be expensive. Plus most of the game reserves have lodges within the park, with spectacular views or observation decks where you can enjoy watching the animals in the comfort of your room. While in Kenya your accommodation will depend on your budget and taste but regardless of your choice of accommodations in Kenya come prepared for an experience like no other.

Accommodation in Kenya is grouped into different categories

Hotels – hotel accommodation in Kenya is mainly in the big cities, especially in Nairobi and Mombasa; and they range from 5star to 3star hotels

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Lodges – Lodges are popular in or near game parks, and most the lodges offer world-class room service and are quite luxurious considering their remote location. It’s advisable to book lodges within the park to avoid walking long distance to game viewing sites.

Villas – Villa accommodation is particularly popular in Mombasa where they offer beachside private villas that are quite luxurious; they can be expensive but worth the cost.

Campsites – These are the most popular accommodations in Kenyan parks and its one of the most fulfilling for thrill seekers, enjoying the African wild under a tent. The campsites are usually protected but you will still enjoy the noisy animals at night.

Budget hotels and lodgings – This is the type of accommodation that is prevalent in most parts of the country including the small towns. Most of them are not up to standard and some of them are dirty and noisy, so make your choice wisely.

Rental home and cottages – If you are looking for a home away from home then you can rent a fully furnished home for a short term or long term lease depending on your duration of stay.

If you are traveling on a budget and want to experience the culture you can opt to go for a homestay; where you move in with locals and use their expertise to visit some of the coolest places the locals visit. This is the cheapest accommodation but it requires you to have a dependable transportation and more likely than not a tour guide.

When it comes to accommodations in Kenya it’s advisable to be careful when booking in person, make sure you see the rooms first some rooms might be too small and not worth the price and watch for price gouging. To be on the safe side book from a travel agent. we highly recommend

Amanullah is not your average writer, he understands concepts and turns ideas into words. He is a fan of characters and likes to play with letters in the alphabet.


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