10 Best Coworking Spaces in Nairobi, Kenya

Shared Office Spaces in Nairobi

Nairobi is gradually becoming one of the best global hubs for startups and freelance entrepreneurs. This progressive ecosystem has enabled many coworking spaces to sprout in Kenya. According to coworkbooking.com, there are over 35 coworking spaces in Nairobi and others are still opening outside the city.

What is a Co-working Space?

A coworking space is a shared workspace where people can rent seats based on their business needs and budget. It is a work environment where people meet to interact, collaborate, learn, and run companies. In a shared space, you can get all the infrastructure to build a business without having to incur high costs. The membership fees for a coworking space depends on the type of seating choice – flexible desks, dedicated desks, or a private office.

Benefits of a Coworking space over a normal office

Setting up a traditional office is both costly and time-consuming. This is because you have to incur expenses for furniture, electricity, renovations, the Internet, and other utilities.

Working from home or in a coffee shop is better but presents more challenges such as constant distractions.

A coworking space combines the best of both worlds. It is a place where you can work with like-minded people, share ideas, and enjoy flexibility. Also, most of the initial costs are usually included in a shared office’s rent.

Best Coworking Spaces in Nairobi, Kenya - Kofisi

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List of Best Coworking spaces in Kenya

A good workspace should fit in your budget & satisfy your work needs. If you are looking for such an environment, here are the top 10 coworking spaces in Nairobi to choose from.

#1 Ikigai Nairobi

Ikigai is one of the best coworking space providers in Kenya. They have flexible office spaces in Westlands, Lower Kabete, Lavington, and Riverside.

Apart from the necessary coworking facilities, Ikigai’s green locations also promote wellness through yoga and meditation.

Location: Ikigai Westlands, Lower Kabete, Lavington, and Riverside.

Pricing: From Kshs 2,000/day

Features/Perks

  • Coworking spaces.
  • Private Office.
  • Virtual Office.
  • Wellness facilities.
  • Events & Meeting rooms.
  • Coffee bar.
  • Parking facilities.
  • High-speed Wi-Fi.

#2 The Twig workspace

Located on the 6th Floor of West End Towers along Waiyaki Way, The Twig workspace offers a great platform to grow a business. It is a suitable venue for founders and freelancers.

Location: Westlands

Pricing: From Kshs 2,500/day

Features/Perks

  • Tea, Coffee & Water.
  • Physical address.
  • Printing services.
  • Meeting rooms.
  • Fast internet.

#3 Nairobi Garage

Nairobi Garage is the leading shared space for freelancers, startups, entrepreneurs, and small businesses in Kenya. The venue offers flexible workspaces in different locations across the city.

Whether you are looking for a flexible desk, fixed desk, open seat, or a private office, the Nairobi Garage is perfect for you!

Locations: Nairobi Garage Westlands, Karen, Kilimani, and Spring Valley.

Pricing: From Kshs 11,000/month (Club Area)

Features/Perks

  • Tea & Coffee bar.
  • Members Kitchen.
  • Communal Lounge.
  • Presentation Equipment.
  • High-Speed Internet.
  • Security, cleaning, all utilities.

#4 The Foundry Nairobi

Located in Westlands, The Foundry is a coworking community that offers freelancers and founders an environment to grow their businesses. If you are looking for a place that promotes creativity, networking, and growth, The Foundry is that space.

Locations: Nelleon Place, Rhapta Road Westlands & Viking House, Waiyaki Way.

Pricing: From Kshs 20,000/month

Features/Perks

  • Parking lot.
  • Amazing office view.
  • Free Coffee & Tea.
  • Printing and photocopy services.
  • Meeting Spaces.

#5 PAWA 254

If you are an artist looking for an inspiring co-working space with a classic design and beautiful artworks, then Pawa254 is the perfect place for you. It is simply a Creative’s heaven.

Location: 2nd Floor, Africa Alliance of YMCA Off State House Crescent, Nairobi, Kenya.

Pricing: From Kshs 10,000/month

Features/Perks

  • Meeting and Event Space.
  • Rooftop terrace lounge.
  • A garden.
  • A graffiti studio.
  • State-of-the-art theatre.

#6 Regus Coworking Spaces Nairobi

With 4 locations in Nairobi – Westlands, Kilimani, Kitisuru, and Nairobi CBD, Regus coworking spaces provide a number of renting options. You can choose from a hot-desking setup to a private cabin.

Locations: Britam Towers, Purshottam Place, Delta Corner Tower, Vienna Court, and 14 Riverside Business Park.

Pricing: From Kshs 1000/Day

Features/Perks

  • Business lounge.
  • Nearby Fitness Suite.
  • On-site Coffee bar.
  • Meeting facilities.
  • Outdoor seating area.
  • Parking space.

#7 Kofisi Africa

Kofisi offers a number of options in its four community spaces. Whether you are looking for a private office in Upperhill or a Dedicated Desk in Westlands, Kofisi has your back.

Locations: Westlands, Riverside, Upperhill, and Karen.

Pricing: From $150 per month

Features/Perks

  • Private Offices.
  • Meeting Rooms.
  • Dedicated Desks.
  • Breakout Lounge.
  • Tea & Coffee Station.
  • Weekend Access.
  • Mail and Package.
  • Super-fast Internet.
  • Uninterrupted Power.

#8 Axlr8 Co-Working Space

Axlr8 is a work environment that inspires collaboration, creativity, and innovation. It is home to a number of amazing entrepreneurs, small businesses, and freelancers who are serious about building successful businesses.

Location: 2nd floor, Adlife, Ring Road Kilimani.

Pricing: From Kshs 7,500/Week (Desk).

Features/Perks

  • Meeting rooms.
  • Conference Rooms.
  • High-speed Internet.
  • Mail Service.
  • Coffee and Tea bar.
  • Communal Kitchen.

#9 The BinBan

Located outside Nairobi, BinBan is one of a kind co-working space in Nanyuki, Laikipia County. The workspace “is designed to provide start-ups, businesses, and entrepreneurs everything required to stay focused on building their businesses.”

Location: Along Kenyatta Street, Nanyuki, Kenya.

Pricing: From Kshs 10,000/month

Features/Perks

  • House Tea, Coffee, and Water.
  • Branding rights.
  • High-Speed Internet
  • Printing, scanning, and photocopy services.
  • Access to Meeting rooms.
  • Security and cleaning.

#10 The Hive Nairobi

The Hive is a premier shared working space situated in Westlands, Nairobi. This venue is ideal for founders, freelancers, and entrepreneurs who wish to build businesses and networks.

Location: Westcom Point, 3rd Floor Mahiga Mairu Ave, Nairobi.

Pricing: From Kshs 1,650/day (Hot Desk).

Features/Perks

  • Standing desks.
  • High-Speed Internet.
  • 24Hr member access.
  • Free Coffee & Drinking Water.
  • Printer, Scanner & Photocopier.

Axlr8 – coworkbooking.com

Other Coworking Spaces in Nairobi

Here is a list of other great coworking spaces in Nairobi where you can start and grow your business.

  • The Kijiji coworking space.
  • Nailab Incubation center.
  • The Mint Hub Nairobi.
  • Almasi Serviced Offices.
  • Mettā Nairobi.
  • Workstyle Africa.
  • iHub Nairobi.

Share your ideas

Are you a freelancer, founder, remote worker, or digital nomad based in Nairobi? Which is your best coworking space in the city?

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