How to Book a Hotel Online in Kenya

The number of hotels in Kenya has greatly increased over the years. With this high numbers finding the perfect hotel can be a hustle before you land on the one want to book. Here is where online hotel booking comes in handy. Many hotel bookings are now done online and there are several websites and tools to help make your online hotel booking   as simple as possible. These tools help you compare room rates before you decide to book a particular room for you or your family.

You can now book for your hotel online and pay via MPESA/ Mastercard/ Visa or pay cash on arrival.

There are several hotel booking websites that have thousands of hotels listed. You can book a hotel here in Kenya or any where else in the world by simply visiting the below hotel booking websites.

Book hotel online at

You can book hotels on Like any ecommerce website, online booking read the fine print. For instance some hotels charge a penalty on cancellation, some need a debt /credit card to hold the rooms, some can be cancelled any time without a charge.


TripAdvisor offers real time hotel booking and also reviews from previous travellers. It is a good place to start your online search for hotels to book. TripAdvisor has reviews on the hotels and activities that you can engage in during your stay.

Jumia Travel

Jumia travel – before June 2016 it was called Jovago – has over 25,000 East Africa hotels listed. It is one the largest eCommerce website in Africa. Jumia Travel has large office footprint in

Rent a room, house or apartment for home sharing

There are other websites that enable individuals to rent a room, house or apartment. The owner of the house gets some extra revenue while you as the traveler get accommodation at competitive rates compared to booking a hotel. Example of such websites include,