Empowering Young People for the African Renaissance

Hostel Information

YMCA Nairobi Central Hostels is strategically located along the quiet state house road a walking distance from the central business district of the greater metropolitan city of Nairobi, a stone throw from the Nairobi arboretum. It is a destination for guests seeking affordable budget and pocket friendly accommodation, food and beverage services, swimming and aerobics. The hostel has 138 bed capacity, 100 plus seater restaurant, snack counter, a 200 plus conference hall/s, laundry, swimming pool, gym, cyber, a chapel and ample parking for a 100 plus cars.

We provide hospitality services to the daily business world, with a spiritual mind that exhibits commitment, professionalism, integrity, and courtesy. We do and indeed we understand the needs of our guests, the need for serenity, exclusivity, security, relaxed body, mind, and soul. This needs define our identity and our policy framework which will shepherd YMCA Nairobi Central hostel to greater heights in membership, fellowship and divinity.

To do this the hostel has put in place excellent infrastructure, well trained staff, a balanced menu mix, modern service equipment, fancy lighting system, good interior decor as well as comfortable furniture. Here you are met with a unique serene environment where you can sit, usurp daily tribulations, meditate, worship and focus onto dining. Harmony is the guiding principle behind each buffet setup, for foods must marry or complement each other. Ideal blending is done to strike a balance of spicy, subtle, sweet and sour to suit all palates, the eye, the nose, and the tongue (food appealing state).

The conference rates vary according to the duration taken, number of days, number of participants, type of menu and other hotel facilities requested by our esteemed clients such as accommodation, tea breaks, lunch, dinner, mineral water, sodas, projectors, etc. However as a guide our quotation is kshs1,450 conference package per person per day and includes: hall hire, , wireless internet, writing materials, 10 o’clock tea break with pastries, assorted sweets, buffet lunch with a soda, 4 o’clock coffee break with cookies, and mineral waters. N/B we encourage corporate business through special rates based on the anticipated volume of business the said institution will give to the hostel. Such can be agreed upon with the hotel management. Contact us for more discussions.

Our website www.kenyaymca.com is active, visit and see what we have for you. Recommendations and suggestions from you will be our driving force. Be part of our guest history databank, for we strongly believe in repeat business, referral and patronage. Again our brochures form an important part of our marketing lingerie; they are available at our front office/reception desk. Have a glimpse of our rates/menu and talk to us about them. Generally our accommodation rates range between ksh2,000 (STD rooms) to ksh3,000 (deluxe rooms) on bed and breakfast terms. Lunch and dinner rates range between ksh.400 – ksh600 per meal.

The hostel operates 24 hours on an open door policy, so please feel free to express your sentiments, comments, complaints or compliments. Our visitor’s book at the reception, suggestion box, will help us to know of our performance and evaluate ourselves. Please do not hesitate to put in black and white what you have for us. The managers are available; please demand to see one if need be before you leave the hostel.

In the context of operations our task will be to provide servicesthat will satisfy our customers /members TRINITY NEEDS i.e. body, soul and mind. The chapel – soul, gym/pool – body, mind, conference halls – mind – restaurant and accommodation – body, mind. We strongly believe that all the three pillars play an integral role in the success story of our members and Nairobi central hostel as a strategic business unit of the large Kenya YMCA. Our products, our prices are based on a deep insight of these three key players. At all times we shall endeavor to strike a balance and a line of best fit that will accommodate the needs of our customers, members and the employees.

The market is diversified, and to meet this diversity we have broken our hostel into segments namely accommodation (dorms, economy rooms, STD rooms, and deluxe rooms), restaurant, conference, laundry, cyber/business centre, aerobics and aquatics. Please visit our website for more www.kenyaymca.com

The facility is ideal for group retreats, team building, bonding sessions, forums, wedding receptions, church gatherings, product launch luncheons, dinner parties, graduation parties etc.

We give great priority to Christian values, a knack on Christian emphasis and complete submission to Jesus Christ and his Ministry.

The Hostel allows guest to use indoor facilities within the complex at a fee.

The Kenya YMCA offers Food &Beverage services at the YMCA Restaurant. Guests can have meals at affordable prices.

Breakfast: 6:30 – 8:30 A.m( All Day Including Public Holidays)
Lunch: 12:00 – 2:00P.m ( All Day Including Public Holidays)
Dinner: 6:00 P.m – 8:30 P.m( All Day Including Public Holidays)

Vegetarian and Veg meals are served in the Restaurant
Take away facilities available
Special meals on request

Common Area Lounge
Reception Area

The reception can make calls.

A sheet for Laundry fees for in-house guests is availed in all rooms

Car parking
Parking at the YMCA is spacious and free for In-house guests & visitors

Reservation Information
Timings – 24 Hours
Payment can be done upon arrival.
Check out time is 10:00 A.m

We have a candy shop within the Kenya YMCA premise however shopping malls are a walking distance away.

All guests are required to pay by cash or Credit cardsupon arrival while Guests in groups are required to make a down payment in advance with the balance being paid on or before the group departs.

Reservations & Marketing Division
Hostel Manager
Nairobi Central Hostel
P.o. Box 63063 – 00200

Tel: +254202724117/6/2606239/2724066/2713599
Cell Number: +254729152816
Email: centralymcahostel@ymcakenya.org

You can make your reservation online as well