Sleeping in Airports

Turkish Airlines Star Alliance Lounge
Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Airport

Make the most of your layover at Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Airport when you visit the Turkish Airlines Star Alliance Lounge. Enjoy food and drinks, hop on WiFi, get some work done, take a shower, or catch up on the day’s news – all in an air conditioned space. This 24-hour lounge is open to all travellers departing on an international flight, regardless of airline or flight class, so economy class flyers are welcome. To gain entry, pre-purchase a lounge pass, use your lounge membership program, or pay at the door. Below, you’ll find helpful details such as lounge location, hours, services, and lounge access for economy class travellers.

Lounge Location

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International, Terminal 1A, Airside, International Departures, next to Gate 13.

Services & Facilities

  • Air-Conditioning
  • Disabled Access
  • Children’s Room
  • Internet/WiFi
  • Beverages (alcoholic)
  • Beverages (non-alcoholic)
  • Fax
  • Flight Information Monitors
  • Hot & Cold Buffet
  • Newspapers/Magazines
  • Prayer Room
  • Showers (towels and shower gel are available)
  • Television

A reader tells us there is an area that is cordoned off now which is dark and you can sleep in. (January 2020)


The lounge is open 24 hours.

Lounge Access & Rates

Pay at the door

When space is available, this lounge accepts guests at the door. The walk-in rate is US$ 80 per person according to a reader who submitted a tip to the site (July 2023).

Lounge Passes

Lounge passes can be purchased by any traveller regardless of airline or class of service.
» Benefits: Guarantees a seat in the lounge for your desired time period  • Changes & Refunds up until 24 hours prior to arrival.
» Disadvantages: Non-refundable within 24 hours of arrival.
The online rate is GBP 27.00 per person. » Buy a lounge pass

Passes are handled through our third party partners. Be sure to read the terms and conditions before purchasing your pass.  For changes and cancellations, contact the email on your pass confirmation at least 24 hours in advance of your arrival.

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