Travel, Visa, and Accommodations

Conference participants will travel to the venue by road or air, depending on their respective areas of origin. They will all be accommodated in the available hospitality facilities found in Nairobi city. The city offers a wide variety of hotel facilities, most of which are within walking distance and are therefore easily accessible from the conference venue. Those not within walking distance are well-linked to the venue through continuously available and affordable transport. 

Travel to the Conference Venue

All participants are expected to organise their own travel to the venue of the conference. The Organising Committee will establish an IASC Conference Desk at the Exit of International Arrivals Terminal. Please watch out for signage “IASC Conference Participants”. This desk will assist arriving participants to swiftly get into the right shuttle bus for transfer to their respective hotels. The transfer schedule will be organized to suit the travel itinerary for all participants.

Processing of travel documents for those traveling from abroad

We provide herewith the necessary support documents for the application of your visa and other travel documents as required by the immigration department. Please note that the covid-19 travel restrictions have almost been lifted, remaining only the requirement for a COVID Vaccination Certificate. However, please note that the situation is bound to change depending on prevailing levels of infections in different countries at the time of travel. We, therefore, advise you to keep checking as we get closer to the conference time, and as well confirm with your flight company before taking your flight.

Please obtain the following documents:

  • Take your COVID-19 vaccination certificate with you (e.g., electronically) or a negative COVID-19 PCR test conducted not more than 72 hours before departure. NB: Vaccination means having received the prescribed doses of specific vaccine latest shot at least fourteen (14) days before arrival (not including the day of vaccination). Please see link for further details:
  • A self-report of your COVID vaccination using Global Haven (; log in and then provide information on your vaccinations).
  • Your Traveler’s Health Surveillance QR code (
  • E-visa for single entry (; it will take approx. 1-3 days, in rare cases one month, until you get the e-visa; you will have to log in again and download the e-visa). For your visa to be processed, you will need i) the National Identification Card of authorised persons from the co-hosting institution in Kenya; ii) A Registration Certificate of a co-host institution in Kenya; and iii) a letter of invitation. For your own documents to be uploaded (passport copies, travel tickets, etc.), please check when you download that each file is less than 290KB (the uploading system of the Kenyan immigration office will not accept documents larger than that). We will also indicate an e-mail address to be contacted in case of visa problems.

Yellow Fever entry requirements to Kenya

  • It is not generally a requirement to have the yellow fever vaccination to visit Kenya. However, one exception is visitors coming to Kenya from another country where the risk of transmitting yellow fever is high. All travelers over the age of one year are required to have the yellow fever vaccination if they have:
    • Recently visited a high-risk country
    • Spent over 12 hours in transit in a high-risk country
  • Please see the link for further details including countries with high risk of yellow fever transmission:


As already indicated in the main Conference Document, already on the website, there are over 100 hotels in Nairobi CBD providing accommodation that will suit all levels of pockets of the participants – from five-star to non-star facilities. A large share of the hotel facilities are within walking distance and are therefore easily accessible from the conference venue. Those not within walking distance are well-linked to the venue through continuously available and affordable means of transport. A rapid survey of hotels suitable for accommodating our participants reveal the following current rates for Bed & Breakfast under the hotel category shown: i) 5 Star (USD 170 – USD 220); ii) 4 Star (USD 120-USD 160); and iii) 3 Star (USD 70-USD 110). There are also available cheaper facilities (USD 50-USD 65) offering Suites for participants who may wish to share. The organising committee negotiated with hotels to provide discounted rates for the IASC Conference participants.

Below you will find first a table listing the twenty hotels for which we have negotiated a discounted rate.

Further down on this page is a Google map showing the location of these hotels vis a vis the venue of the conference (University of Nairobi). Click on the hotel label or icon to see a table containing the most relevant information to help you decide which hotel suits you. By clicking on the upper right corner of the map you can expand it to see more details.

The table below is optimized for viewing on a desktop or Laptop screen size. You may use the arrows on the upper right corner of the table or slide left and right to see additional columns. However, We recommend viewing it on a larger screen.

NameLocationBed CapacityCost in USDContactNo.
Hotel BoulevardAddress:
HARRY THUKU RD off uhuru highway
Latitude: -1.275175
Longitude: 36.81344
118Single BB @ 79 USD; Double BB @ 104 USDTelephone:
+254 722 200 755
+254 762 200 755
Palacina The Residence The SuitesAddress:
State House Area, Kitale Lane, Off Dennis Pritt Road
Latitude: -1.282939
Longitude: 36.792019
50Single BB @ 150 USD; Suites @ 250 UDTelephone:
+254 720 493 747
Lotos Inn and Suites LimitedAddress:
19 Mpaka RD, Westlands
Latitude: -1.262028
Longitude: 36.807165
70Single BB @ 60 USD; Double BB @ 76 USDTelephone:
+254 727 168 169
MAA Hotel & SuitesAddress:
Jabavu Rd., Oposite Hurlingam mosque
Latitude: -1.293111
Longitude: 36.799171
144Single BB @ 64 USDTelephone:
+254 710 760 000
Four Points by SheratonAddress:
Rose Avenue, off Argwings Kodhek Rd.
Latitude: -1.293782
Longitude: 36.795224
124Single BB @ 130 USD; HB @ 180 USD; FB @ 220 USDTelephone:
+254 722 292 700
Yaya Apartments and HotelAddress:
Ground floor, Yaya Towers, Argwings Kodhek Rd
Latitude: -1.292918
Longitude: 36.788027
248Single BB @ 150 USDTelephone:
+254 709 439 000
+254 722 200 427
DoubleTree by HiltonAddress:
Ngong Lane, off Ngong Rd.
Latitude: -1.301178
Longitude: 36.784779
106Single BB @ 112 USDTelephone:
+254 736 600 002
+254 709 090 000
Sarova PanafricAddress:
Along Valley Rd
Latitude: -1.290187
Longitude: 36.810413
162Single Standard @120 USD; Executive @ 168 USDTelephone:
+254 709 111 000
Saova Stanley HotelAddress:
Junction of Kenyatta Avenue and Kimathi Street
Latitude: -1.284247
Longitude: 36.822856
217Single @ 160 USD; Double @ 200 USDTelephone:
+254 709 111 000
Kenya Comfort Hotel & SuitesAddress:
Muindi Mbingu Street, Off Monrovia St, Nairobi
Latitude: -1.28119
Longitude: 36.81856
88Single Standard BB @ 40USD; Superior BB @ 60 USDTelephone:
+254 722 608 865
Kenya Comfort Hotel & SuitesAddress:
Junction of Jakaya Kikwete and Ralph Bunche Roads Milimani Nairobi, Nairobi
Latitude: -1.289
60Single Superior 70$ (BB), 85$(HB), 100$(FB)Telephone:
+254 722 608 865
+254 734-608 866
The Nairobi Safari ClubAddress:
junction, University way, Koinange St, Nairobi
Latitude: -1.280871
Longitude: 36.817528
130Single BB @ 110 USD; HB @140 USDTelephone:
+254 020 225 1075
+254 715 072 922
+254 733 400 490
After 40 HotelAddress:
Biashara St, Nairobi
Latitude: -1.283101
Longitude: 36.819222
40Single BB @ 50 USD; HB @ 70 USD; FB @ 90 USDTelephone:
+254 710 500 557
+254 710 500 377
Salehe Safaris HotelAddress:
PR89+MF6, Biashara Street, Junctioning With Koinange Street, Near City Market, Nairobi City
Latitude: -1.283347
Longitude: 36.818637
56Single BB @ 36USD; HB @ 40 USD; FB @ 48 USDTelephone:
+254 718 187 856
Hotel EmbassyAddress:
Tubman Road Nairobi KE
Latitude: -1.283433
Longitude: 36.819001
35Single BB @ 24 USDTelephone:
+254 722 855 553
United Kenya ClubAddress:
State House Rd, Nairobi(Directly opposite UON St. Paul's University Chapel
Latitude: -1.280842
Longitude: 36.813455
25Single BB @ 44 USDTelephone:
+254 711 239 122
Adventists LMS Guest House & Conference CentreAddress:
Integrity Center, Jakaya Kikwete Road (Formerly Milimani Road)
Latitude: -1.289001
Longitude: 36.808635
50Single BB @ 40 USD; HB @ 48 USD; FB @ 56 USDTelephone:
+254 722 102 901
Hotel Mokka CityAddress:
HH Towers, Moi/Kenyatta Avenue Junction.
Latitude: -1.283382
Longitude: 36.823183
27Single Standard BB @ 55 USD; Executive & Superior BB @ 75 USDTelephone:
+254 742 111 444
+254 733 280 000
Sagret Hotel EquatorialAddress:
Milimani Road
Latitude: -1.288842
Longitude: 36.804292
47Single BB @ 40 USDTelephone:
+254 726 627 279
Utalii HotelAddress:
Thika Super Highway next to Traffic Police HQ
Latitude: -1.258067
Longitude: 36.854619
57Single BB @ 52 USD; Double BB @ 64 USDTelephone:
 +254 722 205891/2