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Nairobi Luggage Storage Guide 2021

Are you wondering, "Where can I store my luggage in Nairobi?" Perhaps you just arrived in Nairobi and need a place to store your bags before you check into your hotel or AirBnB -- or maybe you just checked out and don't want to drag your bags around with you for the rest of the day.

Don't worry, there are plenty of options for luggage storage in Nairobi!

Luggage storage nearby most Nairobi hotspots

Bounce is one of the largest luggage storage networks in Nairobi and the world.

Featured in The Boston Globe, Techcrunch and Forbes, Bounce is present in more than 100 cities. We partner with local hotels and shops to open up space for you to drop off your bags in essentially any major neighborhood.

Our team vets each location and provides all the security measures including insurance, security seals, and well-trained staff.

Bounce is the #1-rated bag storage network with thousands of 5-star reviews. Many of our shops are open for luggage storage 24/7 but this varies by location… we strategically open new spots so you can find the closest location to temporarily store your bags. Our prices in Nairobi start at just $5.90/day.

Book through our website or mobile app (required) so that we can cover you with insurance, space availability, and our 24/7 customer support. We love to travel as much as you so we make it as easy as possible! There are no size limits for suitcases or backpacks stored with Bounce. For less than a cup of coffee per bag, you can enjoy your entire day without dragging your bags with you!

Why is Bounce the best luggage storage provider in Nairobi?

Various locations throughout Nairobi

$5,000 Bounce Guarantee on each booking to protect your belongings

Vetted store locations to ensure trust and safety

2 minute booking process online or via mobile app, then just walk in and check your bags in

Thousands of 5 star reviews, hundreds of thousands of bags stored



How do I store luggage in Nairobi with Bounce?

You can store your luggage very quickly and easily. Simply select a location here. Find the shop that meets your preferences in terms of location & hours. Once you’ve chosen a location, you can book in under 2 minutes. We’ll ask for payment details upfront, but you can cancel your reservation if you end up not needing it.

Space does fill up so booking before you go there is required, but you can show up right away. With your booking confirmation in hand, we’ll give you the exact details and directions to the shop. Once there, all you have to do is show your booking confirmation and we’ll tag and check in your bags.

You’re now free to enjoy Nairobi without your things!

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More about Nairobi

Store Your Luggage Around Nairobi With Bounce 

Nairobi is the capital city of Kenya and is the most cosmopolitan and exciting place in East Africa. The Nairobi River flows right through the city of over 4.3 million people. In fact, 10 rivers are running through the capital. Most well-known for its Serengeti and safaris, this is one of the most unique spots on the globe. You can actually see wild animals along with a background of skyscrapers. 

The city has more than a dozen of the tallest skyscrapers in the country, including the 1,030-foot Pinnacle Towers and 660-foot Britam Tower. Most of these towers have entertainment for locals and tourists in the form of clubs, shopping, dining, and observation decks where you can get some amazing views of the city. But with the excellent climate, outside activities are popular too. 

Nairobi has an average high of 76 degrees with an average low of 52 degrees, so it is always a comfortable temperature there. The two largest parks in the city include Nairobi National Park, where you can go on safari, and Uhuru Park, which has a lake and several national monuments. You may also enjoy visiting the Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage by Nairobi National Park, where they have dozens of bottle-fed babies.

Luggage Storage in Nairobi

Taking your bags with you when visiting a new city is not just inconvenient, it can be scary. Nobody wants to have to worry about someone stealing their belongings while on vacation. We travel a lot, so we understand. We came up with Bounce, where you can leave your luggage for safekeeping while you explore Nairobi. We can also help if you are a local who needs a place to store your belongings while you go out for the evening. We have partners all over the world who are vetted and insured so you can rest assured that your things will be safe. 

Nairobi City Guide

Top Things to Do

No matter what you enjoy doing, you can find something in Nairobi to keep you busy while you are in town. From huge malls with shopping and eateries to small shops tucked away in the most unique spots, Nairobi has a bit of everything. Download the Bounce app to find the best spot to leave your luggage before heading out to see what’s out there. 

Museums 

With over a dozen museums, you can spend a week in Nairobi without enjoying them all. From galleries full of art and pottery to the railway museum full of old engines, you can learn all about Nairobi and Kenya as well as Africa. Here are some of our favorite choices:

  • Nairobi National Museum: Where else can you learn the most about Nairobi? Of course, the national museum has the most information about the history and culture with exhibitions of fossils, money, taxidermy, and artifacts. They even have a skull from one of our human ancestors that is 18 million years old. You can find this museum on Kipande Road, about 10 minutes from town.

  • Karen Blixen Museum: If you have never seen or heard of the 1985 movie, Out of Africa, be sure to see it before going to Nairobi. Then visit this museum on Karen Road about 11 miles from the city. The movie was about Karen Blixen, who lived in Nairobi on a 4,500-acre farm where she employed 800 Kikuyu workers. During her time there, she built a school and looked after the Kikuyu tribe, helping them with food and medical care. The museum is a tribute to Karen and holds artifacts and information about her and the Kikuyu tribe as well as the 1985 film.  

  • Fort Jesus Museum: Built in the late 16th century in southern Mombasa, the Portuguese kept this area under control for over a century. This was the site of one of the first places where Western civilization was able to control the trade routes of the Indian Ocean. The fort, with its walls and bastions, is still largely intact, reflecting Renaissance architecture. Interestingly, the fort was built in the shape of a man lying on his back facing the sea. Be sure to stop by the fort on Makadara in Mombasa and bring your camera.

Shopping  

Everyone likes to shop while they are on vacation. Especially in a new city. Whether you are searching for the perfect souvenirs for the folks back home or something for yourself, you will find it in Nairobi. Make sure to leave your bags at one of our Bounce locations, so you have your hands free for all your new bags. 

  • Malls: Two Rivers Mall on Limuru Road is one of the largest and most popular malls in the city. Browse 700,000 square feet of space with 200 shops like Nike, Hugo Boss, and Woolworths, along with dozens of eateries. The 200-foot Ferris wheel and lighted fountains add to the fun. Garden City Mall on Thika Road is the second-largest and has 120 shops as well as a 3-acre recreational park. And the Junction at the corner of King’ara, Naivasha, and Ngong Road has over 100 name-brand and local stores. 

  • Markets: If you want to browse through handmade clothing, jewelry, and household items, check out Kariokor Market on Ring Road with over 200 stalls. They specialize in leather goods, curios, and footwear. For great deals on clothing, go to the Gikomba Market on Kamukunji Road. It is the most famous clothing market in Kenya. For food, check out Muthurwa Market on Ring Road or the Ngara Open Air Market on Ngara Road.

  • Specialty Shops: Anselm’s Kitengela Hot Glass is an amazing place to watch the artists make treasures from blown glass. You can find it near Ongata Rongai by Nairobi National Park in a planetarium. For a truly unique gift item, go to Matbronze Wildlife Art to browse the gallery before buying something special. It is in the Junction Mall parking lot on Ngong Road. Grab some handmade items made from old flip flops and other shoe soles at Ocean Sole in Karen Village.

Dining 

Whether you want to try some local specialties or another type of cuisine, Nairobi has a large selection. Street vendors sell food along every road if you are hungry and in a hurry. Or you can enjoy a nice meal in a fine dining establishment. 

  • Local Food: Try some African barbecue at the Carnivore Restaurant on Langata Road, where you can chow down on some delicious steak however you like it with whatever sauce you want. The Ocean Basket on Ring Road has a variety of seafood like shrimp, cod, mussels, or squid. For an affordable meal in a nice atmosphere, try K'Osewe Ranalo Foods on Kimathi Street. They are well-known for their tilapia and ugali (corn fufu).

  • American Food: If you would rather stick with American food, try Jiko for a burger and fries made right. Located on Limuru Road in the Tribe Hotel, they also have pork, lamb, and squid too. You can also hit up the local McDonald’s. There are several of those. And if you want pizza, there is a Domino’s as well as a Pizza Hut on Limuru Road. Or try the Pizza Inn on Valley Road in Upper Hill Estates.

  • Fine Dining: If you would rather be served like royalty, head to Sikia Fine Dining Restaurant on Kenya Road for European food. They have five-course meals with lamb, seafood, and even some local cuisine like calamari. On Ruaka Road at The Lord Erroll, you’ll find a fancy spot with piano music and delicious food that looks as good as it tastes. If you want some fancy French or Italian food in a posh and polished establishment, 45 Degrees Kitchen on Marurui Road in Garden Estates is the place to go. 

Luggage Storage Nairobi

Frequently asked questions

  • How much does luggage storage cost in Nairobi?

    The price for luggage storage in Nairobi is just $5.90/bag for the entire day.

  • Is it safe to store your bags in Nairobi?

    Yes. Every bag is tagged with a security seal and comes with the $5,000 Bounce Guarantee. Every location is required to uphold tight security precautions. You may be asked to show ID and you will be required to use a credit card to book through Bounce in advance. With hundreds of thousands of bags stored, you can count on Bounce to handle your baggage in Nairobi.

  • Are there storage lockers in Nairobi?

    Yes. There are storage lockers and many other luggage drop off points in Nairobi. Bounce has multiple locations throughout Nairobi where you can conveniently store your luggage with full security and the $5,000 Bounce Gurantee.

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