Kirinyaga University

 

Accommodation

The Office of the Dean of Students coordinates both catering and accommodation services in the University. Its function is to ensure quality residential and catering services at affordable rates. Meals are provided on a Pay As You Eat principle and accommodation is available on a first come first served basis on the reporting day. Payment of Hostel shall be done upon allocation of room (Payment for hostel in advance does not guarantee that one will be allocated a room and is therefor not recommended).  The Dean’s office also works closely with the University Clinic to see to the physical welfare of the students.

The office of the Dean of Students has visited the following hostels and found them to be suitable for students of the gender indicated.

Please call the cellphone numbers provided for more details.

HOSTEL NAME

DESCRIPTION

NUMBER OF STUDENTS CURRENTLY ACCOMMODATED

AVAILABLE SPACE

TOTAL CAPACITY

CHARGES

JOSLIAN 

Contacts: 

0724680169-Antony

0722440762-Mugo

P. O. Box 1248-10300 Kerugoya

 

 

  • A ladies and Men hostel
  • Chairs and tables are provided.
  • The rooms are self-contained
  • Mattresses and beddings are not provided.
  • Located in Kutus about 300meters from the university
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  • Kshs. 5,000 per room per month for those staying alone in a room and Kshs. 7,000 per room per month for those staying two in a room
  • No extra charges for water, security or garbage collection.
  • Electricity is on a prepaid method (A deposit of one month rent is required.)

 

 

HOSTEL NAME

DESCRIPTION

NUMBER OF STUDENTS CURRENTLY ACCOMMODATED

AVAILABLE SPACE

TOTAL CAPACITY

CHARGES

ELEGANT 

Agent/Contacts: 

0717608305-Nderitu

 

 

 

  • A ladies and men hostel
  • Chairs and tables are provided.
  • Beds and Mattresses are provided
  • Beddings are not provided.
  • Located in Kutus about 500meters from the University

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  • Kshs. 5,000 per room per month for those staying alone in a room, Kshs. 6,000 per room per month for those staying two in a room and Kshs. 8,000 per room per month for those staying four in a room.
  • No extra charges for water, security or garbage collection.
  • Electricity is on a prepaid method.
  • (A deposit of one month rent is required.)

 

 

HOSTEL NAME

DESCRIPTION

NUMBER OF STUDENTS CURRENTLY ACCOMMODATED

AVAILABLE SPACE

TOTAL CAPACITY

CHARGES

ACK DIOCES OF KIRINYAGA (OASIS)

0727633382

  • Situated 1000m from the University
  • A ladies ONLY hostel
  • Four students per room
  • Bed and mattresses provided
  • Beddings not provided
  • Meals not provided

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39

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6000 per semester

No extra charges for water, security, electricity or garbage collection

 

HOSTEL NAME

DESCRIPTION

NUMBER OF STUDENTS CURRENTLY ACCOMMODATED

AVAILABLE SPACE

TOTAL CAPACITY

CHARGES

AMIKAS HOSTEL

Contacts: 0724247561

  • A ladies and men’s hostel
  • Situated 300 meters from the University
  • Student stay one per room and a maximum of 2 in a room
  • Meals not provided
  • Bed and mattresses provided
  • Beddings not provided

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Ksh. 3,000 per room per month

No extra charges for water, electricity, security or garbage collection

 

HOSTEL NAME

DESCRIPTION

NUMBER OF STUDENTS CURRENTLY ACCOMMODATED

AVAILABLE SPACE

TOTAL CAPACITY

CHARGES

REAL VISION

Contacts: 0717 706 742

  • A ladies hostel
  • Situated opposite Kutus Kobil petrol station, about 300meters from the university.
  • Four students per room.
  • Hot shower
  • Bed and mattresses are provided but not beddings.
  • There is a kitchen where students can prepare meals at no extra cost.

38 ladies

16 ladies

54 ladies

2000 per person per month and a deposit of 2000.

No extra charges for water, security or garbage collection and electricity.

 

HOSTEL NAME

DESCRIPTION

NUMBER OF STUDENTS CURRENTLY ACCOMMODATED

AVAILABLE SPACE

TOTAL CAPACITY

CHARGES

RIVERSIDE PROFESSIONAL CENTER

Contacts: 0790490755

  • A ladies hostel
  • Situated near Kutus Kobil petrol station, about 300meters from the university.
  • Single occupant only per room.
  • Self contained rooms.
  • Bed and mattresses are provided but not beddings.

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3,500 per month.

No extra charges for water, security and garbage collection.

Deposit of Kshs. 1,000 is required.

Meals are available on pay as you eat basis.

Electricity will be metered and charged separately.

HOSTEL NAME

DESCRIPTION

NUMBER OF STUDENTS CURRENTLY ACCOMMODATED

AVAILABLE SPACE

TOTAL CAPACITY

CHARGES

EARLY BIRD HOSTELS

Contacts: 0710 555 244

  • A male and female hostel
  • Situated 200 meters from Kutus town next to FEB Church.
  • Students can choose to stay in two or four in a room and pay different charges as indicated.
  • Bed and mattresses are provided but not beddings.

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1,500 or 2000 per month for students staying two or four in a room respectively.

No extra charges for water, security or garbage collection and electricity.

Meals are not provided.

HOSTEL NAME

DESCRIPTION

NUMBER OF STUDENTS CURRENTLY ACCOMMODATED

AVAILABLE SPACE

TOTAL CAPACITY

CHARGES

PARADISE HOSTEL

Contacts: 0722860958

  • A men’s and ladies’ hostel
  • Students stay four in a room.

  • Situated next to Kutus market about 1000 meters from the university.
  • Bed and mattresses are provided but not beddings.

50

70

120

5,500 per semester.

No extra charges for water, security, garbage collection and electricity.

Students stay four in a room.

Meals are not provided.

HOSTEL NAME

DESCRIPTION

NUMBER OF STUDENTS CURRENTLY ACCOMMODATED

AVAILABLE SPACE

TOTAL CAPACITY

CHARGES

MORY HOSTELS (BLOCKS A & B)

Contacts: 0708205204

  • Blocks A hosts men and block B hosts ladies.
  • Situated opposite Kutus Kobil petrol station, about 200meters from the university.
  • Students stay two in a room.
  • Bed and mattresses are provided
  • Beddings not provided.
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Block A - 1,500 per month.

Block B - 2,000 per month.

No extra charges for water, security or garbage collection and electricity.

(A deposit of Kshs 1,500 and 2,000 respectively is required.)

HOSTEL NAME

DESCRIPTION

NUMBER OF STUDENTS CURRENTLY ACCOMMODATED

AVAILABLE SPACE

TOTAL CAPACITY

CHARGES

CLOVER

Contacts: 0704985167

  • A ladies hostel
  • Located about 300meters from the university.
  • Students stay two per room
  • Meals are available on pay as you eat basis.
  • Bed and mattresses are provided
  • Beddings not provided.

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Kshs. 2,500 per month per student

Mattresses and beddings are not provided.

No extra charges for water, security or garbage collection and electricity.

(A deposit of Kshs. 1,000 is required.)

 

Live support

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ISO Certification

Kirinyaga University is ISO 9001:2015 Certified.

 

Our Address

Mobile: +254 0709 742000
P.O.Box: 143-10300 Kerugoya.
Email: info@kyu.ac.ke
Web: www.kyu.ac.ke