Overview of The Headquarters Inn

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1.5 / 5
6 reviews
Guests rated this property 1.8/5 for cleanliness.


  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Free parking
  • Air Conditioning



Popular LocationStrathmore University11 min drive
Popular LocationGiraffe Centre11 min drive
Popular LocationDavid Sheldrick Wildlife Trust12 min drive
AirportNairobi (NBO-Jomo Kenyatta Intl.)27 min drive

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  • Double Room Single Use

    Room amenities

    • 1797 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
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  • Standard Double Room

    Room amenities

    • 1794 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Comfort Double Room

    Room amenities

    • 2000 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
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  • Family Room

    Room amenities

    • 2010 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
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  • Standard Single Room

    Room amenities

    • 32 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
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About this area


The Headquarters Inn is located in Nairobi. Karen Blixen Museum and Bomas of Kenya are cultural highlights, and some of the area's attractions include Giraffe Centre and David Sheldrick Elephant & Rhino Orphanage. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Nyayo National Stadium or Nairobi City Stadium.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Strathmore University - 11 min drive
  • Giraffe Centre - 11 min drive
  • David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust - 12 min drive
  • Nairobi Hospital - 15 min drive
  • Yaya Centre - 20 min drive

Getting around

  • Syokimau Station - 26 min drive
  • Nairobi (NBO-Jomo Kenyatta Intl.) - 27 min drive

About this property

The Headquarters Inn

3.5-star hotel with free breakfast and fitness centre
Along with a fitness centre, this hotel has dry cleaning and a 24-hour front desk. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, tour/ticket assistance, a garden and a TV in a common area are on-site. All rooms are shared and offer free WiFi and free weekday newspapers. For a bit of entertainment, flat-screen TVs come with digital channels, and guests will also find private hot tubs and showers.
The Headquarters Inn offers 50 forms of shared accommodation which are air-conditioned, accessible via exterior corridors and feature private hot tubs and complimentary newspapers. Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels.
Bathrooms include a shower and slippers. This Nairobi hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis. Amenities available on request include hairdryers.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include a fitness centre.

Property amenities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Free self parking

Food and drink

Free buffet breakfast available daily 7 AM–9:30 AM

Things to do

Fitness centre

Family friendly

Dry-cleaning service


Banquet hall
No lifts

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Daily housekeeping
Dry-cleaning service
Luggage storage
Tour/ticket assistance
Turndown service

Business services

Meeting rooms




Body treatments
Steam room


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom


Designated smoking areas
TV in reception

Room amenities


Air conditioning


Hairdryer (on request)


Digital channels
Flat-screen TV


Access via exterior corridors
Free newspapers (weekdays)
Laptop-friendly workspace
Private hot tub
Shared accommodations
Turndown service



Check-in between 11 AM and 5:30 AM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 34.0 per night.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

American Express

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 34.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Property is also known as

Headquarters Inn Nairobi
Headquarters Inn
Headquarters Nairobi

Frequently asked questions

Is The Headquarters Inn pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much does it cost to stay at The Headquarters Inn?
As of Jun 1, 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Headquarters Inn on Jun 2, 2020 start from CA $38, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours over a 30-day period. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
How much is parking at this hotel?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 11 AM to 5:30 AM.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is this property located?
Situated in Nairobi, this spa hotel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Giraffe Centre, Nairobi National Park and Yaya Centre. Strathmore University and Galleria Shopping Mall are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Guest reviews

Guest rating
5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition


  • Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Hotel having major re-build

I think I may have been the only person staying in this hotel, probably as it is being renovated and not fully functional.


  • Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort


  • Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

its a slum

The hotel is a slum


  • Disliked: Property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Head quarter Inn

It was rated as a 5*hotel and in its day it likely was .... 50 years ago. They are attempting to update a small amount but you can never change the fact it is at the edge of the Naibori slums.


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    Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019