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Nairobi CBD Luggage Storage Guide 2022

Posted August 13, 2022

Are you wondering, "Where can I store my luggage near Nairobi CBD?" Perhaps you just arrived in Nairobi and need a place to store your bags near Nairobi CBD 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.

Perhaps, you're planning on shopping at The Hub, TRM, or Prestige Plaza and need a place to store your bags. Or, you're planning on sightseeing in the Nairobi CBD area at Odeon Stage, Desai Villa, or Matasia and don't want to be burdened by your baggage.

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

Luggage storage nearby Nairobi CBD with Bounce

Bounce is one of the largest luggage storage networks in Nairobi with multiple locations near Nairobi CBD.

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 the Nairobi CBD area start at just KES 700 per 24h/bag.

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!

Here are some ideas for making the most of your time in the Nairobi CBD area now that you are free from your baggage. Some notable places to relax before a flight are Java House - Parklands, Java Lounge, and Nairobi Java House. You can also go for a hike around Foot Of The Ngong Hills, Karura Forest, and Ngong Wind Farm. And if you’re looking for a night on the town, check out The Bar Next Door, Gemini Lounge, and Sana Sana (South B).

Why is Bounce the best luggage storage provider in the Nairobi CBD area?

Multiple locations near Nairobi CBD

$10,000 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 near Nairobi CBD with Bounce?

You can find the closest luggage storage location to Nairobi CBD really 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.

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 CBD and Nairobi without your things!

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About Nairobi CBD

As the capital of Kenya, Nairobi is a popular place to live and to visit. The central business district (CBD) is at the center of the city and has a wide variety of shopping malls, restaurants, small local shops, and bars. What used to be a swampland before 1899 is now a large bustling metropolis along the Nairobi River with a population of more than four million people.

With an average temperature of 65 degrees, outdoor activities are popular in Nairobi. The warmest months from January through March typically have a high of 80 degrees while the highs from June through September are about 60 degrees. One of the most popular places in the Nairobi area is the Nairobi National Park, where you can go on safari, have breakfast with giraffes, and spend the night with wild animals at one of their three campgrounds. 

Nairobi CBD has over a dozen skyscrapers with shopping centers and eateries mixed in with businesses and government offices. The largest is the Pinnacle, which is over 1,000 feet tall and is the tallest building in Africa. The cultural scene is popular as well, with art galleries, museums, and theaters. 

Fun Fact: Several films have been shot in Nairobi including Eye in the Sky with Aaron Paul and Helen Mirren and a television series called Sense8.

Things to do Near Nairobi CBD

You can spend days in and around Nairobi CBD shopping and eating if you like. But there are some great things that you should not miss while you are there. Here are some of our favorites. 

  • Enjoy a stroll around the lake or watch the skaters at the skate park at Uhuru Park on Processional Way and Kenyatta Avenue

  • Head over to Mandera Shopping Center on Galole Road for some souvenirs

  • Try some fried goat or roasted camel at Al-Yusra on Banda Street

  • Walk the trails to see the waterfalls in Karura Forest on Limuru Road

  • Check out the old trains at the Railway Museum on Station Road

  • Have a drink at the Alchemist Bar on Parklands Road where they have live music and food trucks

  • Get some selfies with some of the 600 wildlife bronzes made by Denis Mathews at Matbronze on Kifaru Lane

  • Visit the Utamaduni on Bogani East Road where you can peruse local handicrafts where part of the proceeds go to local conservation

Transit Options Near Nairobi CBD

  • Matatus (local share taxis)

  • Kenya Bus Service

  • Citi Hoppa Bus

  • Compliant MOA Bus

  • Double M Bus

  • Kenya Railways

Luggage Storage Options Near Nairobi CBD

If you want to get out and run around Nairobi CBD, you cannot bring your luggage with you. We understand the problem, so we've partnered with local companies worldwide where you can leave your belongings while you explore. Locals can also use our service to store their bags after work while going out on the town. Our Bounce locations are vetted, and up to $10,000 BounceShield™ Protection included with every booking, so you do not have to worry.

Luggage Storage Near Nairobi CBD

Local cuisine is a variety of unusual meats like goat and camel as well as ugali, which is a meal made from maize. Fresh seafood, rice dishes, and barbecue pork or chicken are also popular in Nairobi. If you would rather shop, explore nature, or learn about the local culture, you can find all that in Nairobi CBD, too. Just download the Bounce app and drop off your bags at one of our nearby locations first to make your day hassle-free.   

Luggage Storage Near Nairobi National Park

It would be a shame to be in Nairobi without visiting Nairobi National Park. It is just 16 minutes away from the city on Langata Road. The 28,966-acre wilderness is famous for its safaris. It also boasts areas of grassy plains, dry forests, valleys, and gorges where you can find an amazing assortment of flora and fauna. You may see wildebeest and zebras hanging out eating grass or cheetahs chasing gazelles or other prey. Take a walk along the trails at the hippo pools, check out the Wildlife Conservation Education Center, or take a guided tour of one of the hot spots. See if you can spot one of the endangered black rhinos or the majestic lions. You will need to get your camera out of your luggage before you drop it off at one of our Bounce locations nearby. Where else can you get a photo of a giraffe with the city skyscrapers in the background?

Luggage Storage Near the National Museum of Kenya

Less than 10 minutes from the city on Kipande Road, the National Museum of Kenya has a beautiful and modern display of the country’s history all in one place. See art galleries as well as botanical gardens and exhibits with artifacts from hundreds of years ago. Learn about biodiversity, ethnography, and paleontology by visiting the permanent and temporary exhibits. Be sure to get a selfie with Ahmed, the life-size fiberglass model of the popular pachyderm while you are there. In fact, there is so much to see, you will wish you had more time. Take a break from learning and dine at one of the eateries or go shopping at some retail shops. Get unique items to take home with you and really cool souvenirs for family and friends. And don’t leave without visiting the Nairobi Snake Park. Just make sure to leave your luggage with one of our Bounce partners on your way.

Luggage Storage Near Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage

If you want to see some baby elephants, head over to the Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage on Magadi Road, about 10 miles from the city. Watch the baby elephants get bottle-fed by their handlers before they let loose and run around like toddlers. Mud baths, roughhousing, and even cozying up to the tourists, you never know what they are going to do next. In fact, they have been known to shoot a trunkful of mud at the tourists, so watch out. You will certainly need your camera for this experience! Listen to the stories of each individual orphan elephant and why they are there. You can even adopt one of the elephants for a chance to visit them back at the stockades. But whatever you do, don’t bring your bags here. One of our local Bounce partners will be happy to keep them safe for you while you visit. 

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Frequently asked questions

  • How much does it cost to store luggage near Nairobi CBD?

    The price for luggage storage near Nairobi CBD is just KES 700/bag for the entire day.

  • Where can I store luggage near Nairobi CBD?

    There are multiple locations in the Nairobi CBD area which can be booked through the Bounce platform including near Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO), Umoinner Bus Stop Ronald Ngala Street, and Terminal 1-A and all over Nairobi.

  • Is it safe to store your bags near Nairobi CBD?

    Yes. Every bag is tagged with a security seal and comes with the $10,000 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 near Nairobi CBD.

  • Are there storage lockers near Nairobi CBD?

    Yes, there are storage lockers and many other luggage drop off points in the Nairobi CBD area. Bounce has multiple luggage storage locations nearby Nairobi CBD and in the broader Nairobi area where you can conveniently store your luggage with full security and the $10,000 safekeeping guarantee.

  • What public transportation exists near Nairobi CBD?

    Popular metro stations like Pangani Roundabout Interchange can be used for nearby transit. When traveling within Nairobi near Nairobi CBD, you may be close to some bus stations: Koja Commuter Stage, Nyamakima Bus Stage, or Commercial. If traveling by train, dandora railway station, Railway training institute, and Makadara Train Station are nearest to Nairobi CBD.

  • Where are the best hotel accommodations near Nairobi CBD?

    The top-ranked middle to high-range hotels near Nairobi CBD are Lavington, Savora Stanley Hotel Nairobi, and Ibis Styles Hotel. When traveling on a budget, the best hostels near Nairobi CBD are Dafam Hotel, Milimani Backpackers, and YMCA Nairobi.

  • Where are the best restaurants near Nairobi CBD?

    The most popular restaurants to visit when near Nairobi CBD are Luthuli, Pizza Inn / Chicken Inn Langata, and Kwetu Cafe.

  • Where are the best parks and nature attractions near Nairobi CBD?

    Check out the nearby Uhuru Gardens, Ligi Ndogo Grounds, and Nairobi National Park.

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