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Mountainview Backpackers Kisumu

Mountain hostel in Kisumu with restaurant and bar/lounge

  • Free English breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
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ZAR 171

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  • Terrace/Patio
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Standard Single Room, 1 Twin Bed - Bathroom
  • Exterior
  • Terrace/Patio
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Konya Road, Kisumu, 40100, Kenya
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 24 guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Childcare
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Garden

Feel at home

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Garden
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hair dryer

What’s around

  • Lake Victoria - 7.8 mi / 12.6 km
  • Kisumu Clock Tower - 4.9 mi / 7.9 km
  • The West End Shopping Mall - 5.5 mi / 8.9 km
  • Kisumu Impala Sanctuary - 6.3 mi / 10.2 km
  • Hippo Point - 7.4 mi / 11.9 km
  • Kakamega Forest - 23.6 mi / 38 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Basic Double Room, 1 King Bed
  • Standard Single Room, 1 Twin Bed
  • Basic Double Room, 1 King Bed, Private Bathroom
  • Basic Room, 1 King Bed, Private Bathroom
  • Basic Room, 1 King Bed, Private Bathroom
  • Standard Single Room
  • Standard Single Room
  • Standard Single Room

Location

Konya Road, Kisumu, 40100, Kenya
  • Lake Victoria - 7.8 mi / 12.6 km
  • Kisumu Clock Tower - 4.9 mi / 7.9 km
  • The West End Shopping Mall - 5.5 mi / 8.9 km

What’s around

Landmarks

  • Lake Victoria - 7.8 mi / 12.6 km
  • Kisumu Clock Tower - 4.9 mi / 7.9 km
  • The West End Shopping Mall - 5.5 mi / 8.9 km
  • Kisumu Impala Sanctuary - 6.3 mi / 10.2 km
  • Hippo Point - 7.4 mi / 11.9 km
  • Kakamega Forest - 23.6 mi / 38 km
  • Muliro Gardens - 30.2 mi / 48.6 km
  • Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology - 30.6 mi / 49.3 km

Getting around

  • Kisumu (KIS) - 26 min drive
  • Kakamega (GGM) - 69 min drive

At a glance

Size

  • 24 rooms

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 10 AM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is 9:30 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 9 PM. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Up to 5 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding, but may not be eligible for free breakfast
  • No cribs (infant beds)
  • Babysitting/childcare*

Pets

  • Pets stay free

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink

  • Free English breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills

Things to do

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby

Working away

  • One meeting room

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Facilities

  • Number of buildings/towers - 5
  • Year Built - 2010
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Languages Spoken

  • English

In the room

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

More

  • Daily housekeeping

Special features

Dining

Onsite venue - This restaurant specializes in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Small print

Also known as

  • Mountainview Backpackers Kisumu Hostel
  • Mountainview Backpackers
  • Mountainview Backpackers Kisumu Kisumu
  • Mountainview Backpackers Kisumu Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Optional extras

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Policies

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve rollaway/extra beds.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs

  • Yes, Mountainview Backpackers Kisumu does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Yes, pets are welcome.
  • You can check in from 10 AM - 10 PM. Check-out time is 9:30 AM.
  • Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that offers local and international cuisine. The dining venue will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to January 1 2022 (dates subject to change). Nearby restaurants include Buddy's Bar & Grill (4.8 mi), Simba Club (4.8 mi), and Hangover Hotel (4.9 mi).
  • Have fun with nearby activities like hiking and mountain biking. Additional recreation onsite includes hunting. Enjoy amenities like a picnic area and a garden.