Sleeping inside or in nearby hotels (NBO)

Possibility to spend the night at Nairobi airport (NBO), if open 24 hours. Services available, places to rest (free resting zones), or look for the list of nearby hotels and vip lounges.

Overnight layover guide. Sleeping facilities in the public zone or boarding area

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, all regular services and hours may be subject to change. Thus, if the idea is to spend the night in the public area, consider a plan B in case the stay inside the airport is only allowed for those who are close to boarding.
Nairobi airport (NBO)
Spending the night at the airport

Nairobi airport has been recently rebuilt, but there are not many facilities for resting.

Where to rest: It is recommended to have blankets or a sleeping bag, in case you have to sleep on the floor, although a few eateries may have more comfortable couches. Another option is to use one the airport's VIP lounges, where you can access more amenities and privacy. Some of them are open 24 hours a day, but keep in mind that the maximum stay is 3 hours. As for hotels, different alternatives are available in the surroundings.

Baggage: The information desks offer left luggage services.

Eating and drinking: Eateries at the airport close at night.

Restrooms: There are showers only inside the VIP lounges.

Wi-Fi: Free for 15 minutes.

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Nearby Hotels

There are no hotels inside the airport. Some of the nearest accommodations are:

Four Points by Sheraton Nairobi Airport (1.4 km/0.9 miles)
Crowne Plaza Nairobi Airport (1.8 km/1.1 miles)
Maya's Residence (2 km/1.2 miles)
City Airport Apartments (2 km/1.2 miles)
Blueman Shade (2 km/1.2 miles)

Latest updates: July 13, 2019

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