Welcome to Old Town Rentals

Experience the charm and history of Old Town with our short-term rentals.

Property 1

Property 1

Experience the charm and history of Old Town with our short-term rentals.

Property 2

Property 2

Experience the charm and history of Old Town with our short-term rentals.

Property 3

Property 3

About this space

Stay in our charming Airbnb for a true local experience. Our traditional Swahili apartment is a cultural oasis that offers an authentic experience of living in one of Kenya's most historic towns. Mombasa Old Town is a melting pot of diverse communities and has a rich culture that can be seen in its architecture and shops. Explore the city, dine on delicious street food, mingle with locals, and return to our unique and comfortable accommodation to make lasting memories.

The space

The flat is equipped with handcrafted Swahili furniture, high-speed WiFi, Netflix ready smart TV, fully equipped kitchen, comfortable bedrooms with brand new A/C units, mosquito nets, and freestanding wardrobes.

The living room in our apartment is flooded with natural light, highlighting the beauty of the hand-carved furnishings. Guests can enjoy high-speed WiFi and a Netflix-ready smart TV for relaxation after a day of sightseeing.

The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need to cook a meal, including a coffee maker, microwave, kettle, stove, refrigerator, and utensils. The adjacent dining room features a modern take on traditional Swahili "majlis" floor seating with plush cushions and a low-standing mahogany table.

The apartment boasts three bedrooms, each with new A/C units, fans, mosquito nets, and freestanding wardrobes. The largest room has a king-size bed and a computer desk, while the other two bedrooms have two double beds each. All rooms feature stained glass windows and highlights the 1920's heritage of the building.

The apartment has a separate toilet and shower room. The toilet has a bidet and the shower room is equipped with hot water. Most households in Mombasa use salty borehole water, but we are fortunate to have fresh tap water supplied directly from government pipelines, a rare find in Mombasa.

The rooftop terrace is one of our guests' favorite spots in the apartment. Recently renovated, it provides an outdoor living space with comfortable seating and views of the sunset over the rooftops of Mombasa. Guests can enjoy the provided ice maker and a remote-controlled CD player music system. There is also a WIFI repeater to provide high-speed internet connection.

Our apartments are situated in the heart of Old Town and are close to major tourist attractions and the Indian Ocean. Our rentals are 30 minutes from the airport and SGR terminus and 20 minutes from the famous sandy beaches.

In addition to our standard services, we are also able to offer our guests additional options such as arranging taxis, providing luggage assistance, offering complimentary tour guides, laundry service, and car rental arrangements.

Come and be a part of this exciting community and immerse yourself in the culture of Mombasa's historic Old Town.

Guest access

The entire apartment, including the rooftop, will be yours alone, with no shared spaces with others.

Other things to note

Please note that occasional unplanned power outages may occur in Kenya and result in a temporary loss of electricity. These outages are beyond our control and are resolved by Kenya Power and Lighting.
Also, please note that as Mombasa is a cosmopolitan city surrounded by religious buildings, you may hear calls for prayers from nearby Mosques. Additionally, some traffic noise from the outside road may be heard as people go about their daily business.





The Space

Our aim is to provide our guests with an experience that they will cherish throughout their holiday A clean, safe, and spaciously fully furnished apartments that you can call home away from home

Immerse yourself in the culture of Mombasa’s historic Old Town area while staying in this comfortable flat located minutes away from major tourist attractions. Filled with handcrafted Swahili furniture and finishes, this flat offers a culturally inspired oasis from the excitement of this historic coastal city.

Witness a home to a mixture of communities, among them Arabs, Asians and the native Swahilis. A culture that can be seen and admired in the various styles of architecture as well as the shops in the area. Reminiscent of its diverse and historic past with different architectural styles and designs giving a sense of perspective of its previous inhabitants.

We are now also offering our guests a complimentary chance to explore and experience Old Town. Free tour guide led by a professional family member. Licensed and experienced tour guide.


Living room : 
Light floods the flat, showing off the beauty of the hand-carved furnishings. With  a smart TV in the living area where you can wind down with a movie after a busy day of sightseeing.  Wifi ready.  

Kitchen : 
A kitchen of handmade  counters is equipped with everything you need to whip up a meal.  

Dining room: 
The adjacent dining room is a modern interpretation of the traditional Swahili majlis (floor seating) experience, complete with plush and stylish cushions surrounding a low standing mahogany table.  

Bedrooms : 
The apartment has three bedrooms, each fitted with A/C units, fans, mosquito nets and freestanding wardrobes. The largest room has a queen-size bed (6x6ft) while the other two each have two double beds (4x6ft).  
All rooms have stained glass windows, features that harken to the flat’s 1920’s heritage.   

The Rooftop :  
One of our guests’ favorite spots in the flat is the rooftop terrace.  
Recently renovated, the rooftop offers an outdoor living space that is the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the streets below. After a full day of sightseeing, relax into the comfortable chairs as you take in the spectacular Mombasa sunset setting over the rooftops.  
The flat is conveniently located near everything you could ever need- grocery shops, cafes, and even an ice cream parlor.  

In the evening, the area transforms into foodie heaven with street food vendors selling an exciting variety of Swahili foods and drinks.  

Fort Jesus, the oceanfront, MacKinnon Market and many popular restaurants are all within a 10-minute walk. 

If walking is not your thing, you can get a tuk-tuk at your doorstep.  

Street parking is available. We can even  secure a parking space if you let us know in advance.   
A night security guard is available to watch over the car for that extra peace of mind.  
We can also provide parking in a gated compound with security 3 minutes walk away. Advance notice is also required.  

We have a dedicated taxi driver who can pick you up and drop you off at the airport or SGR train station upon request.  
The charge is 1500 shillings paid directly to the taxi driver.  

We can also arrange for a complementary  tour guide of Mombasa to show you around Old Town upon request. 

A complementary plate of freshly prepared Swahili Cuisine snacks can also be provided if requested in advance.    

Whether this is your first time visiting Mombasa or you know it like the back of your hand, this historical apartment  offers you a comfortable space to stay as you explore and interact with this historical city.  

As super hosts, we are committed to provide our guests with pleasant experience and memories. 

Contact us if you have any questions or enquiries and welcome to your humble home in Mombasa. 

Being a cosmopolitan city with Islamic history,  Mombasa Old Town is surrounded with Mosques. Expect to hear the call for prayers from the nearby mosques.  

Also there will be traffic noise from the outside road as well as passers by going about their daily business. 

The whole apartment will be exclusively yours including the rooftop. No sharing with anyone. 

AC is now included no more paying extra for using the AC.  

How to Book:

  1. Check availability on the calendar below. 
  2. Find the total cost of your stay, by selecting your check in and check out dates, enter the number of guests then click submit. A pop up will display the total amount in Kenya Shillings
  3. Fill in the  reservation form and submit. 
  4. You will receive invoice via email to make payment 
  5. Once your payment is received, confirmation email will be sent and you are booked.



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