In Nairobi there are several estates with cheap bedsitters. The rooms go for Ksh 4,000 to Ksh 7,000.
Bedsitters are common for people without families, and those who earn between Ksh15, 000-Ksh 50,000. Every estate has apartments with bedsitters but some estates have set rental prices so high that a common worker won’t afford. Estates like Kileleshwa,Runda and Karen have bedsitters that cost between Ksh 15,000-Ksh30,000,which the poor can’t afford-which is why we have a list of estates with cheapest bed sitters in Nairobi
A bedsitter in Rongai costs Ksh4,500-Ksh7,000,which makes the average cost stand at Ksh5,000.These bedsitters are not only elegant but also relatively cheap compared to bedsitters in runda,Karen and Kilimani.
Embakasi has hundreds of apartments with bedsitters. This estate is mot preferred by individuals with a monthly salary ranging between Ksh 20,000-Ksh60, 000.The estate has houses with excellent finishing-at least every house has tiles.
Embakasi is mostly inhabited by people who work along Mombasa Road and Nairobi CBD.
Kawangware is suitable for people who prefer to use Ngong Road. In this estate, bedsitters range from Ksh 4,000 to Ksh 6,000.In fact, Kawangware is one of the cheapest estates to live in Nairobi.
- Kahawa West
Kahawa West is located some few kilometres from Thika road. Most people who live in this estate use Thika Road to Nairobi CBD.A bedsitter in Kahawa West goes for Ksh 5,000-Ksh7,500.
Sometimes it’s hard to differentiate between Umoja and Donholm because the estates are adjacent to each other. Most bachelors and middle income earners live in these two estates, where monthly rent for a bedsitter costs one between Ksh 6,000 to Ksh8,500.
If you would like to use Jogoo Road, which is under construction, Umoja and Donholm are the most ideal estates to live.
Githurai is another estate that attracts hustlers and people who are hanging between poverty and average life.With as little as Ksh4,000 you can find a bedsitter to rest your back.
- Kahawa Sukari
Kahawa sukari is ideal for Kenyatta University students as well as people with salaries ranging Ksh 30,000-Ksh100, 000.There are several apartments in Kahawa Sukari for all classes of people. If it’s a bedsitter you are planning to secure,Ksh 5,000-Ksh8,000 is the money you should have in your pocket each month.
Ngong is a quiet and serene environment, which is suitable for people who desire quietness. This estate is ideal for raising a family.
The good thing about Ngong is that houses are cheap and much available. For those in need of bedsitters you can get one at as little as Ksh4,500.
Utawala is also a good estate to live if your pocket will not be favoured by posh estates. Located along Eastern bypass, this estate has numerous apartments with bedsitters, one bedroom and two bedroom houses.
The price of a bedsitter in Utawala is Ksh 4,500-Ksh 7, 000, also among the cheapest in the city.
Roysambu is located just a few metres from thika super Highway. There are hundreds of apartments with cheap bedsitters, where you can pay as little as Ksh 5,000 per month.
Komarock and Kayole are two estates which can easily be lumped together to make a single estate. A bedsitter in Komarock costs Ksh 4,500-Ksh7, 000 while one in Kayole cost slightly less this amount. Hustlers and job seekers live in Kayole.
Uthiru and Kangemi are most suitable estates for individuals who work in Westlands or Nairobi CBD.Houses in these two estates are as cheap as you would expect low salaries employees to pay. With a monthly budget of Ksh 5,000 on rent you can secure a bedsitter in Kangemi.
Kitengela is a bit far from Nairobi CBD but has nice houses for middle income earners. If you anticipate a Ksh5, 500 per month bedsitter, you can get one at Kitengela.
Ruiru is a perfect place to live when your office is situated along Thika Road, Juja or in Ruiru town. The estate is located in the outskirts of Nairobi but most Nairobians prefers to let apartments here because the area is quiet and has affordable houses.