About Machakos, Kenya
Machakos is a town in the Machakos County of Kenya. The town, which had a population of 150,041 as of the 2009 Census doubles as the capital of the Machakos County. The town was once the capital of colonial Kenya and still remains an important urban centre of Eastern Kenya. The town is surrounded by a very hilly terrain with the presence of several hills. Most of the inhabitants of the town are of the Akambas tribe but are very accommodating to visitors. Machakos is located about 63 kilometres southeast of the nation’s capital of Nairobi.
For tourists coming into town, you will find that Machakos has a very good road network and you can get a bus from the “Machakos Airport” bus terminal in Nairobi. The town has the Machakos Sports Club, which features a 9-hole golf course and also has the Kenyatta Stadium.
Best Hotels in Machakos
The city has plenty of hotels to accommodate visitors on every budget, all within easy strolling distance to happening bars, restaurants and clubs. The Shammah Hotel, the Maasai Discovery Guesthouse and the Kyata are some of the hotels you can book in Machakos right here on Jumia Travel. If you wish to stay away from the town, in a quiet location, book Ndulumo Cottages. Book these hotels now on Jumia Travel and arrive at Machakos to peace of mind and comfort.