Best Hotels In Kenya

What is a Hotel?

A hotel is an establishment that provides paid lodging on a short-term basis. Facilities provided inside a hotel room may range from a modest-quality mattress in a small room to large suites with bigger, higher-quality beds, a dresser, a refrigerator, other kitchen facilities, upholstered chairs, a flat-screen television, and en-suite bathrooms. Small, lower-priced hotels may offer only the most basic guest services and facilities.

Best Hotels In Kenya

Mara Expedition Camp


The camp’s position in an acacia grove above the Ntiakitiak River is wild and thrilling. It is right in the thick of the action, although protected by an electric fence, and leopards and elephants are often seen close by. The surrounding grounds are often visited by bush babies, eagles, and other creatures.

Days here are spent exploring the savannah in one of the adapted Landcruisers (which can scramble over anything and plunge through creeks). Walking trips can also be arranged although the scope is limited owing to the animals. 

The nearest Masai village is a 15-minute drive away. For a fee (2,000 KES or £14), the warriors will happily show you around and demonstrate their skills.

Elsa’s Kopje Lodge


The lodge is located in the heart of Meru National Park. It is carved around the rocks of Mughwango Hill and offers stunning panoramic views over the Meru plains. Named after Elsa the lioness from the award-winning book and film Born Free, it is positioned above the former site of George Adamson’s camp where he looked after orphaned lions.

Angama Mara


Angama’s location, on the site where scenes from the film Out of Africa were filmed, offers the most magical location to witness the apricot and rose-hued sunrises and sunsets that begin and end each day. The lodge is designed to make sure every moment, from eating to sleeping to working out, is done with the view of the Mara in the background. The lodge has its own airstrip just 10 10-minute drive away and is reached by a one-hour flight from Nairobi’s Wilson Airport.

What is the average cost of a hotel room in Kenya?

As of 2021, the average daily rate (ADR) of hotels in Kenya was forecast at 147 U.S. dollars, increasing from 131 U.S. dollars in 2018. ADR has been following an upward trend in the country. By 2023, it might reach 159 U.S. dollars.