10 Cheap Hotels In Kisumu

Kisumu is always a pleasure – a beautiful destination with a great number of things to do and places to see. However, it pays to save a lot of money when making a hotel reservation in this metropolitan city. Even though, the city offers a wide range of luxury and expensive hotels, there are still some decent hotels that can be surprisingly affordable. The best of these hotels offer more than simply a night rest, they offer clean room, a warm welcome, modern amenities and impeccable service.

If you are looking for ways to make your visit to this city more affordable, here are 10 cheap hotels in Kisumu, where you can save some spending money for your vacation.

1. The Duke of Breeze

Duke of Breeze Hotel

Experience the best of hospitality services with a choice of accommodation including comfortable rooms and outstanding amenities at The Duke of Breeze Hotel. The hotel offers affordable accommodation, restaurant and bar facilities in a serene environment of Kisumu CBD, with a short distance to the city’s exciting sights and shopping malls. The hotel’s roof-top bar is an amazing place to be for a cocktail drink, especially at night. The hotel provides an ultra-comfortable experience you’d expected from a luxury and costly hotel. Visit: The Duke of Breeze

Location: Off Jomo Kenyatta Highway Next to Yatin Supermarket Shop

Rates: For as low as KES 2400 per night

2. Royal City Hotel – Dubai Complex

Royal City Hotel - Dubai Complex, Kisumu

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Royal City Hotel – Dubai Complex is a lodging house for those who want to save some spending money and still enjoy a dose of chic accommodation during their vacation. The hotel is an appealing combination of affordable and classy. Located just some few minutes from the city centre, the hotel offers stylish rooms which are very comfortable. It also features modern amenities and facilities to provide guests with the best lodging experience. Visit: Royal City Hotel

Location: Behind Aga Khan Hall, next to tuffoam mattresses, Ogada St, Kisumu 

Rates: For as low as KES 2500 per night

3. Shammah hotel

Shammah Hotel

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Shammah Hotels are cup-holders in providing cheap and excellent hospitality services, from welcoming staff to their unique facilities. The hotel is located in a lively atmosphere, in the Milimani Suburbs of Kisumu. This boutique hotel features well-decorated rooms with excellent amenities to make your vacation in Kisumu truly unforgettable. Visit: Shammah Hotel

Location: Aga Khan Rd, Kisumu

Rates: For as low as KES 2500 per night

4. Kisumu Beach Resort

Kisumu Beach Resort

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When you arrive at Kisumu Beach Resort, you will discover a sense of wonder, and you will get a chance to experience a profound relaxation here. The beach resort is situated  on the shores of Lake Victoria. Apart from offering affordable accommodation, the serenity of the resort and its outstanding amenities promise guests an excellent vacation in Kisumu. Visit: Kisumu Beach Resort

Location: Shores of Lake Victoria, Kisumu

Rates: For as low as KES 1250 per night

5. New Victoria Hotel

New Victoria Hotel

The new Victoria Hotel offers excellent hotel services and its friendly staff welcome their guests with warm hospitality despite its cheap prices. The hotel rooms are comfortable and homely, you can choose from their room varieties such as single, double and triple rooms. This affordable hotel is the best choice for families on budget vacation. The hotel may be one of the cheap hotels in Kisumu, yet it offers great services with modern amenities. Visit: New Victoria Hotel

Location: Opposite Odila Plaza, Gor Mahia Street, Kisumu

Rates: For as low as KES 1650 per night

6. Sunset Hotel

Sunset Hotel Kisumu

Sunset Hotel offers genuine art of hospitality with ingenious refinement and welcoming ambience. It provides guests with comfortable and relaxing accommodation that caters to all needs. The hotel is settled in a flourishing suburb of Milimani Estate in Kisumu. It comes with modern amenities and facilities, impeccable and fashionable décor and exceptional service. Visit: Sunset Hotel

Location: Aput Lane, Next To Impala Park, Milimani, Impala Way, Kisumu

Rates: For as low as KES 4500 per night

7. Whirlspring Hotel 


Whirlspring Hotel offers the best of everything including accommodation and excellent hospitality services at the most affordable prices. The hotel is located in Kisumu CBD and it features well-furnished and maintained guest rooms, which are equipped with modern facilities. It is located in a serene environment with great ambiance that assures guests a memorable vacation in the Lakeside town. Visit: Whirlspring Hotel 

Location: Nzoia Road off Nairobi Road, Kilimani Shopping Center, Kisumu 

Rates: For as low as KES 4500 per night

8. The Scottish Tartan Hotel

Scottish Tartan Hotel

The Scottish Tartan Hotel, located in a prime scene – CBD of Kisumu city offers scenic views of Lake Victoria and affordable accommodation. The hotel offers 40 picturesque rooms decorated with an African theme, modern amenities and a bed and breakfast feel to give guests the best accommodation experience.  Visit: The Scottish Tartan Hotel 

Location: Ogada Street, Opp Catholic University, Kisumu

Rates: For as low as KES 4000 per night

9. The Triple Trojans Hotel Milimani

Triple Trojan Hotel Kisumu

Triple Trojan Hotel is one of the cheap hotels in Kisumu that provides excellent services to guests. The hotel offers roomy and comfy accommodation for all budget travellers coming to the city. Located in a fantastic locality, a sheltered and classy Milimani area of the city, Triple Trojan Hotel provides the finest amenities and services to its guests. Visit: The Triple Trojans Hotel 

Location: Ojijo Oteko Road Milimani Kenya, Kisumu

Rates: For as low as KES 2000 per night

10. Hotel Riversand

Hotel Riversand

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Hotel Riversand is one of the most sought after hotels in the city. Similarly, it is considered as one of the best cheap hotels in Kisumu. The hotel rooms are well-equipped with some of the modern amenities that are available at luxury hotels. It is an exceptional combination of comfort and convenience at the affordable prices.

Location: Kamas, Accra St, Kisumu

Rates: For as low as KES 2000 per night

These are some of the best cheap hotels situated in Kisumu. If you are looking for cheap hotels in Kisumu? You can make your reservation with Travelstart Kenya

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Our Readers Comments

  1. thanks for the article. it is difficult finding cheap hotels especially if you are white as the locals think you have lots of money,anyway, i found a great site that enabled me get affordable accommodation.

  2. how much do you charge to put a hotel on your site.please come visit victoria ripples

  3. in the list of the affordable hotels in Kisumu I would also recommend New East View hotel, very clean, good breakfast free wifi @2000BB single and 2500BB double

    • Is it near Maseno University?

  4. It is nice coming up with refreshing information about the hotels in the local region as we do look forward to see more new hotels coming up. Thanks and keep it up!

  5. “The Duke of Breeze” looks really good for it’s price.

  6. I would like to know about cheap accommodation in kisumu near the Maseno University campus. Will appreciate your help.


  7. The Duke of Breeze! super with excellent service, nice to know about cheap accommodation in Kisumu!

  8. I was in need of accommodation 1k & below for 30 hustlers.

  9. Nice blog…!!!Thanks for sharing…!!!

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  10. Is Golden Arms still there?or it closed down??

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