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Featured Hostels in Kenya

C$9
Guest House Hotel Chrisna

Guest House Hotel Chrisna

1.5 out of 5.0 Kangundo Rd, Nairobi, Nairobi County
Situated in Nairobi, this hostel is 10.7 mi (17.2 km) from Uhuru Park, and within 20 mi (32 km) of Nairobi National Park and Giraffe Centre.
 
C$49
Distant Relatives Ecolodge & Backpackers - Hostel

Distant Relatives Ecolodge & Backpackers - Hostel

2.0 out of 5.0 Seahorse Road, Kilifi, Kilifi County
Offering direct access to the beach, this Kilifi hostel is 10.9 mi (17.6 km) from Arabuko Sokoke Forest and 21.9 mi (35.3 km) from Watamu Marine National Park.
 
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CDH Backpackers

CDH Backpackers

1.0 out of 5.0 Kwa Shibu Rd, Mombasa, Mombasa County
Located in the heart of Mombasa, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Shree Cutch Satsang Swaminarayan Temple and Mombasa Island. Nyali Beach and Fort Jesus are also within 6 miles (10 km).
 
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Ukombozi Retreat & Conference Centre - Hostel

Ukombozi Retreat & Conference Centre - Hostel

2.0 out of 5.0 Bob Harris Road, Thika, Kiambu County
Situated in Thika, this hostel is 5.8 mi (9.4 km) from Christina Wangari Gardens and 6 mi (9.6 km) from Thika Municipal Stadium. Kenyatta University and Thika Road Mall are also within 20 miles (32 km).
 
C$105
Savage Wilderness

Savage Wilderness

2.0 out of 5.0 Nairobi -Nyeri Road, Sagana, Kirinyaga County
Situated on a lake, this hostel is within 25 miles (40 km) of Kerugoya District Hospital, Kerugoya Urban Forest and Kerugoya Stadium. Kobil Embu Stadium and Embu College Campus are also within 32 miles (52 km).
 
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Chester View Homestay - Hostel

Chester View Homestay - Hostel

2.0 out of 5.0 Lulu Rd, Senior Staff, Mlolongo
Situated in Mlolongo, this spa hostel is 7.2 mi (11.6 km) from Gateway Mall and 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from Signature Mall. The Nextgen Mall and Southfield Mall are also within 16 miles (25 km).
 
C$59
Kivu Resort - Hostel

Kivu Resort - Hostel

2.0 out of 5.0 Flamingo Road 2, Nakuru
This family-friendly Nakuru hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Kenya Lake System in the Great Rift Valley and Lake Nakuru National Park. Hyrax Hill Prehistoric Site is 3 mi (4.8 km) away.
 
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madafu matamu apartments

madafu matamu apartments

mirema drive 2, Nairobi, nairobi
Situated in Nairobi, this hostel is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Thika Road Mall and within 3 miles (5 km) of Moi International Sports Centre and Garden City Mall. United Nations Office at Nairobi and University of Nairobi are also within 9 miles (15 km).
 
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Maggys Airport Guest House - Hostel

Maggys Airport Guest House - Hostel

2.0 out of 5.0 Kitengela, Kitengela, Eastern
Located in the heart of Kitengela, this hostel is 10.2 mi (16.4 km) from Gateway Mall and 10.7 mi (17.2 km) from Signature Mall. University of Nairobi and The Nextgen Mall are also within 20 miles (32 km).
 
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Milimani Backpackers

Milimani Backpackers

1.5 out of 5.0 St. Hellen Road, Karen, Nairobi
Situated on the boardwalk, this hostel is 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from The Hub Karen and 2.5 mi (4.1 km) from Karen Blixen Museum. Giraffe Centre and Nairobi National Park are also within 6 mi (10 km).
 
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Diani Backpackers - Adults Only

Diani Backpackers - Adults Only

2.0 out of 5.0 Villa Allena, 14 KFI Road, Diani Beach, Kwale County
Situated near the beach, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Diani - Chale Marine National Park and Reserve and Diani Beach. Kaya Kinondo Sacred Forest and Chale Beach are also within 9 miles (15 km).
 
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Shalom House - Hostel

Shalom House - Hostel

2.0 out of 5.0 Comboni Road, Nairobi, Nairobi County
Situated in Nairobi, this hostel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from The Junction Shopping Mall and 3 mi (4.8 km) from Yaya Centre. Nairobi Business Park and Prestige Plaza are also within 3 miles (5 km).
 
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Best Hostels in Kenya

The joy of travel is about the sights, the sounds, and most definitely about the food. It’s also about the people. Meeting fellow wise wanderers and hearing their tales, especially when it comes to local food recommendations, is half the fun of any trip. The best way to build an instant travel buddy group? It has to be staying in a hostel.

Forget everything you think you know about hostels. These days, hostels come in all shapes and sizes. They also attract a diverse crowd, from students taking a gap year to middle-aged adults grabbing a sojourn between career shifts. Yes, you’ll still find plenty of the backpacker hostel accommodation that offers a simple bed, roof, and door. But you’ll also discover hostels that offer Wi-Fi and communal living spaces where you can play cards or swap travel stories.

Whether you want a little taste of the high end or are looking to stretch your budget with cheap hostels, Travelocity can help you find the perfect place to crash in Kenya. Even the best hostels are still very budget friendly, which will help your dollars go as far as your feet can travel. Have you been dreaming of finally strapping a backpack to your body and trekking through unknown countryside? Hostels were practically made for fearless budget backpackers like you.

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.