Quiet cosy place for work and rest!

Apartment - Private room · Argwings Kodhek Rd, Nairobi, Nairobi 00200, Kenya

This is a lovely self-contained room, with private access, own bathroom and toilet, and access to kitchen and balcony in the main house. You will enjoy the comfort of a large real bed. Can accommodate two.

The Neighborhood

We are optimally located and are close to many essential places in the city - key shopping malls (Yaya Center, the Junction, Prestige and ABC malls, the Green House, Lavington and Valley Arcade malls). Most of these malls also have cinemas, restaurants including fast foods, clothing and sportswear etc. There is a good public swimming pool, a walking or jogging track and gym close by.

We are also close to many exciting and varied restaurants, and one can get almost all international cuisines – Ethiopian, Chinese, Japanese, Italian and of course Kenyan meals. Most of the hospitals (Nairobi Hospital, Nairobi Women's Hospital, Kenyatta National Hospital) are within 20 minutes drive. The apartment is only 2 minutes away from public bus stops and taxi locations.

Many city attractions such as the Nairobi National Park, the Giraffe Center, Karen Blixen Museum, Kazuri Beads, Mamba Village, Nairobi Arboretum Park, the Nairobi National Museum and the National Archives are within 20 - 30 minute drive.

The room is self contained and has an instant hot shower and toilet, and a closet. It is connected to high-speed wireless internet and has other basic amenities such as a microwave, refrigerator, and television with DSTV. You have access to the kitchen and to the rear balcony. You can also use the washing machine.

One can easily get around using public transport. The bus stop is only2 minutes away. Taxis are also a stone throw away and so moving around is quite easy. The airport is about 30 minutes to an hour by taxi, depending on the traffic. I can arrange for airport pick up to and from my place.

This is a generally quiet place and good for working or reading.

Security is important in Nairobi. This place is a very secure gated compound with 24-hour security. The neighborhood is also quite safe. We have adequate parking space in the compound.

I live with my two young daughters and our dog Fluffy. We enjoy hosting visitors from all over the world and will be happy to give you tips about Nairobi and great places to visit in Kenya.

Welcome!!! We look forward to hosting you!!!!

Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Extra people: $25 / night after the first guest
Weekly Price: $250 /week
Monthly Price: $900 /month
Security Deposit: $100
Cancellation: Flexible
Pet Owner: Dog(s)

Overall Guest Satisfaction

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  • We enjoyed s1taking

    April 2014
  • The room was a perfect haven after a long journey, with everything you need for a comfortable stay and Sarah was a kind and considerate host. As it says, a quiet, cosy place for work or rest. And fluffy their cute dog was also very hospitable!

    March 2014
  • Great space to stay and work! Highly recommended. Very comfortable, all desirable amenities.

    March 2014
  • Sarah was a very sweet host. She made me feel welcome and even offered me a ride to the Yaya Center with her daughters. The space was clean, private, and in a good location. Perfect for my short stay in Nairobi! I would definitely recommend this place.

    -Diane (of OLE)

    February 2014
  • I found Sarah´s place ideal for my one-week stay in Nairobi. It is excellently located near all the important amenities, providing access to various parts of the city with ease whether using public or private transport. The room was practical and the bed especially comfortable ! I found Sarah to be a gracious host, offering me an unexpected plate of dinner as my flight arrived too late for me to go out looking for a meal, especially after I had forgotten to take my complimentary pea nuts off the plane which was to be my dinner ! I would easily recommend it to anyone needing a comfortable stay, convenience and ease of movement particularly around the Western part of Nairobi.

    January 2014
  • Sarah was an amazing, friendly and helpful host! The room feels more like an individual apartment with bathroom , fridge and separate entrance. It was very neat and clean. It is located close to Yaya shopping center, which has everything you need and then some.
    I would stay with Sarah again when I'm back in Nairobi and would also recommend her to anyone else.

    December 2013
    Response from Sarah:

    Thanks Kip. Was lovely to have you. Look forward to hosting your mum when she comes later in the year, and do refer other friends. Best in the new year. Sarah

  • I stayed 6 weeks at Sarah's home and I really enjoyed this time.
    Sarah is a great person, helpful, funny, interesting, generous, open-minded.
    She helped me for a lot of things (informations, tricks, drop me at the bus station..) and showed me amazing places in Kenya for a weekend. She has a beautiful family.
    The room is great: clean, comfortable, well-equiped (fridge, kettle..), private bathroom and entrance, stable wifi, well-located (Yaya shopping center, Junction shopping center..),
    It's a safe place.
    If you go to Nairobi, go to Sarah's home, you will enjoy this time.
    If I came back to Narirobi, I would stay with Sarah again and I would recommend her to anyone else.
    Sarah made me feel good and friendly, and when you are alone in a country for the first time, that is so important : thanks for that Sarah!

    December 2013
    Response from Sarah:

    Thanks so much for such a wonderful review Christelle. It was a great pleasure to host you and I hope I will have another opportunity to do so again. Best wishes in your work and travels. Sarah

  • I had a wonderful stay with Ms. Onyango. Definitely recommend staying here when in Nairobi. The room is wonderful and the neighborhood very central.

    September 2013
  • To add on what other guests already have mentioned: the room has a private entrance, which was much appreciated. Also the room is even better equipped than the photo's show: the room has now also a desk, so it is also convenient to do some work.

    September 2013
  • Sarah was an amazing host! I was feeling under the weather when I arrived in Nairobi and was kind enough to direct me to a nearby hospital; she even came to pick me up afterwards! As for the room, it is precisely as advertised: clean, comfortable, safe location, stable wifi, and kind hosts. I highly recommend this to anyone staying in Nairobi. I will for sure be trying to stay here next time I'm in the area. Thanks again, Sarah!

    September 2013
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I am a fun loving person who loves to meet people and learn about other cultures and countries. I am the mother of two lovely girls. I enjoy hiking and recently climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro.
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