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Villa Rosa Kempinski - Nairobi - Building
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9.3 Excellent (5,008 reviews)
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Villa Rosa Kempinski in Nairobi, you'll be in a shopping district, a 2-minute drive from University of Nairobi and 6 minutes from Yaya Centre. Featured amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Planning an event in Nairobi? This hotel has facilities measuring 8428 square feet (783 square meters), including a conference center. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free valet parking is available onsite.
9.7 Excellent
Pros: I could not enjoy as much as I wish
10.0 Excellent
Pros: This was the third time that we stayed at this hotel. The service was excellent and very professional. The hotel went above and beyond ordinary service to celebrate my daughter's sixth birthday. We were quite impressed. We highly recommend this hotel.
5.4 Okay
Pros: Rooms, restaurants.
Cons: Some staff is very forgetful and do not follow through with requests. You ask something, then you have to wait, wait, and then you have to call back to follow up, wait, and wait...
9.7 Excellent
Pros: Even President Obama & the Pope have stayed here!
Overview
A stay at Radisson Blu Hotel Nairobi Upper Hill places you in the heart of Nairobi, a 4-minute drive from Nairobi Hospital and 6 minutes from City Market. Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, express check-in, and express check-out. Planning an event in Nairobi? This hotel has 6351 square feet (590 square meters) of space consisting of conference space and meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
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With a stay at Palacina The Residence & The Suites in Nairobi (Kilimani), you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Nairobi National Park and Yaya Centre. Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and luggage storage. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
Nairobi Serena Hotel - Nairobi - Building
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9.1 Excellent (1,500 reviews)
Overview
Set amongst the lush-green abundance of extensive tropical gardens, looking out over the gentle green avenues of Central Park and commanding a panoramic view over the glittering towers of downtown Nairobi, the Serena Hotel enjoys one of the finest locations in the city. Sensitively constructed from ecologically sympathetic materials, the interior dcor of the hotel reflects a kaleidoscope of cultural influences blending Moroccan mystique and a breadth of African heritage into one elegant and harmonious whole.Considered the leading hotel in Nairobi for its standards of accommodation, food, service and amenities. The elegantly designed bedrooms feature intricate timber works inspired by Pan-African designs and most have views of either Nairobi skyline across Central Park or of acacia groves and lush gardens. The main restaurant, Mandhari, offers some of finest cuisine and the Maisha Health Club is the best in the country. The hotel also boasts up-to-date business services and exceptionalConference facilities.
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Whether you’re on business and needing a functional space to work or schedule meetings, or a leisure tourist wanting a respite from the African heat before your next journey, our hotel offers a warm and invigorating space. Contemporary in design and created to delight the senses, our 172-room hotel offers all the modern amenities and comforts a traveler needs. From spacious rooms and signature Four Points beds, to rain showers and 42" LED TVs we have thought of it all. And because you like to keep your body energized we have a rooftop pool and a fully-equipped fitness room. We have a variety of dining options because we know not everyone has the same taste. Our all-day dining restaurant, The Marketplace, serves wholesome and fresh international cuisine as well as a 24 hour menu for travelers catching flights in the early hours. And for when you need a quick pick-me-up or a pastry the inviting smells of Kenyan Arabica coffee at the Lobby Bar is certain to perk you up.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: You don’t want to get and snarled and I will be traffic so staying at this hotel can be a big timesaver. It’s only four months old beautiful.
Cons: I couldn’t find anything that I didn’t like at this hotel. The food was great too.
Hemingways Nairobi - Nairobi - Building
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9.3 Excellent (67 reviews)
Overview
With a stay at Hemingways Nairobi in Nairobi, you'll be in the suburbs, within a 5-minute drive of Karen Blixen Museum and Karen Blixen Coffee Garden and Cottages. Featured amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and express check-in. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and free valet parking is available onsite.
Sankara Nairobi, Autograph Collection - Nairobi - Building
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9.0 Excellent (2,174 reviews)
Overview
Sankara Nairobi curates tailor-made immersive experiences for every guest, designed with creative flair and an innate love for local elements powered by insider knowledge. We are “Curators of authentic immersive experiences”. Set in the heart of Westlands, Sankara Nairobi lies in the epicenter of Nairobi’s commerce, shopping, dining and nightlife. At Sankara Nairobi guests enjoy an elevated personalized service that is natural, uncomplicated and unobtrusive, delivered by a team who are fully attuned to their guests’ needs. A warm and natural spirit with a character that is deeply ingrained in the art, culture, lifestyle and the cuisine of the locale, Sankara Nairobi offers more than just a place to stay, it is an immersive and authentic experience curated especially for every guest
Fairview Hotel - Nairobi - Building
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9.0 Excellent (1,399 reviews)
Overview
With a stay at Fairview Hotel in Nairobi, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Yaya Centre and University of Nairobi. Featured amenities include a business center, dry cleaning/laundry services, and luggage storage. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and a meeting room. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.
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Urban, loft-like style blends effortlessly with warm African colors at Nairobi's Tribe Hotel, a pioneering lifestyle property that sets itself apart with atypical angles and an unrivalled appreciation for tribal crafts. Some 900 hand-sculpted artifacts from all over Africa have been gathered here, capturing the diversity of the continent and evoking a sense of splendor that is raising the luxury hotel stakes in the continent. Spread across three wings in the heart of Nairobi's diplomatic district, a soaring sunlit atrium links the Tribe's 137 guest rooms and suites. Inside, cool granite and stretches of dark Indian slate temper earthy combinations of cumin, sandstone, and brown-sugar hues. Architect Mehraz Ehsani continues this balance by using authentic Kenyan materials in the public spaces. These include the Kaya Spa, which takes its inspiration from the country's sacred forests; the well-stocked library; the rooftop bar; and the heated pool, surrounded by waterfalls and gardens.
9.1 Excellent
Pros: The staff were very friendly and helpful. When there were problems, the staff found a solution. The room I had was quiet and very well laid out.
Cons: Water was brown and intermittently didn't come on (hot).
8.2 Excellent
Pros: The room and garden are lovely. Wi-Fi access is free. Desk staff are helpful. Sunday buffet brunch is very popular. The hotel is near a shopping mall with a variety of restaurants, a supermarket, and many modern shops, and you can walk safely to it.
Cons: Service in the restaurant could be much better. Each day at the buffet breakfast it was very difficult to get coffee. I requested it as I entered and sometimes two more times before I got the first cup. To get a second cup of coffee, I had to get up and find a waiter. Most hotels of similar level have waiters who walk around with tea and coffee. At dinner, an ordered glass of wine is not served right away but some time after the food has been served, and after another reminder. There is little evidence that a supervisor is watching over the service or over the restocking of buffet items, until the guests request a bowl, plate or other item.
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Experience Nairobi in our 5-star hotel that charms with its African design, uplifting atmosphere, open spaces, cool features and panoramic views. Situated in the popular Westlands district, Mövenpick Hotel & Residences Nairobi is the perfect base to explore Kenya’s capital while staying for business or leisure in 276 spacious rooms, suites and residences. Dine in the spectacular 360-degree revolving restaurant that complements two more restaurants, two bars and a lobby lounge. Chill out at the pool, relax in the spa and work out in the gym. More than a dozen modern meeting rooms, a beautiful ballroom and large exhibition hall make this a fantastic destination for conferences and events in Nairobi
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Offering a connection of European and Kenyan hospitality, the Park Inn by Radisson Nairobi Westlands is the perfect base for a business or holiday trip to Nairobi. Located 20 km from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and just 5 minutes away from Nairobi’s city center, the hotel offers 140 guest rooms over 10 floors. The Kenyatta International Convention Center is located 5km from the hotel.
5.1 Okay
Pros: It's a new hotel so it's still clean
Cons: Poor and very very pricey food Power went out and it took about 30mins to restore On another day, it went out while we were inside the elevator and we got stuck for 10 mins I asked for a knife from the kitchen and it took 23 hours for them to provide. No printing and computer to print tickets
Fairmont The Norfolk - Nairobi - Building
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8.9 Excellent (2,473 reviews)
Overview
Fairmont The Norfolk Hotel has played a leading role in Kenya*s colorful history- and continues to be Nairobi*s finest and best-known hotel. The town and later the modern city of Nairobi grew up around Fairmont The Norfolk hotel- which still has its own private tropical gardens. The hotel is still the traditional starting point for safaris and the Lord Delamere Terrace is modern Nairobi*s most famous meeting place- where drinks and light meals are served continuously from morning until midnight. Fairmont The Norfolk was expanded in 1999 and subsequently renovated in time for its centennial- which it celebrated in 2004. The hotel now offers accommodations in 170 guest rooms and suites- has eight conference rooms- the largest seating 175 delegates- a heated outdoor swimming pool- health club with gym- sauna and steam room- beauty salon- book shop and gift shops.
Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi - Nairobi - Building
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8.9 Excellent (2,272 reviews)
Overview
With a stay at Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi in Nairobi, you'll be a 3-minute drive from University of Nairobi and 7 minutes from Yaya Centre. Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and free self parking is available onsite.
The Boma Hotel - Nairobi - Building
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8.9 Excellent (1,583 reviews)
Overview
When you stay at The Boma Nairobi in Nairobi, you'll be in the business district, within a 15-minute drive of Nairobi National Park and University of Nairobi. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a business center, and limo/town car service. This hotel has 10 meeting rooms available for events. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free valet parking is available onsite.
Dusit D2 Nairobi - Nairobi - Building
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8.9 Excellent (1,418 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Dusit D2 Nairobi, you'll be centrally located in Nairobi, within a 15-minute drive of Moi International Sports Centre and Nairobi National Park. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a 24-hour business center, and express check-in. Planning an event in Nairobi? This hotel has facilities measuring 538 square feet (50 square meters), including conference space. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free valet parking is available onsite.
8.5 Excellent
Pros: The place is clean and stylish
Cons: The food was horrible They couldn't make common fried rice Lack of variety on menu
9.6 Excellent
Pros: New, and on an excellent location. Hotel staff are very thoughtful and nice. Hotel rooms are spacious and very comfortable. Lounge, bad and restaurant are a good place to sit and relax. Had to pass a few gates and security personnel so I trust it is secure too.
Cons: Unfortunately at the time of staying pool, spa, gym were still under construction. Expected to be open in November 2014. Hotel offered free head and shoulder massage in the lobby to compensate which was very nice.
4.5 Okay
Pros: restaurants in the hotel
Cons: The service at this hotel is absolutely haphazard. Some evenings they do the turndown some evenings they don't, the same for water, tea, minibar, etc. It seems the staff there have no protocols for service delivery and they do things out of memory, and then forget to do things... it was really unpleasant. Also, the front desk never answers the phone!
Hilton Garden Inn Nairobi Airport - Nairobi - Bedroom
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8.9 Excellent (983 reviews)
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Leave your cares behind and bask in the calmness of our Hilton Garden Inn Nairobi Airport hotel. With a convenient location next to the airport on Mombasa Road, this bright and modern hotel makes your Nairobi adventure easy and fun. After a fun filled day, settle into your comfy bed with crisp white bedding while watching your favorite shows on the 40-inch HDTV. Each room features a functional work space, ergonomic chair and mini-refrigerator. Start each morning with breakfast at our on-site restaurant or grab a quick snack at our 24-hour Pavilion Pantry. Unwind with evening room service. Spend the afternoon at our rooftop infinity pool, and fitness center.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Hotel only one week old, so some staff a little unsure but overall a superb new hotel just minutes from NBO

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Sarova Stanley - Nairobi - Building
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9.0 Excellent (3,189 reviews)
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The Sarova Stanley, since 1902, is a superior 5-star Full Service hotel in the central business district of Nairobi. It boasts of 214 guestrooms including 23 suites and a 1902 club Lounge, all blending luxurious Victorian grandeur with modern comfort, 8 conference rooms with combined capacity of up to 500 people, onsite dining options and the hotel is the starting point for easy strolls to city centers attractions and international organizations and governmentoffices.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great location for walking to shops and restaurants. Beautiful rich dark woodwork with lots of character and history to the hotel. Staff and security were awesome!!! Very clean and beds were very comfortable. The walls were soundproof. Everything was in good condition with beautiful decor. Good source of hot water for showers. Buffet breakfast with omelette bar was superb! Restaurant and bars were high quality. Spa and exercise area was a nice plus, but I did not take advantage of these services.
Cons: Internet needs improved to be of the same quality of the rest of the hotel ... needs higher-speed internet services. My ability to work on the internet was hit or miss.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything about this hotel is top-notch. Highly recommend it if you are in and around the CBD in Nairobi!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The service and food are excellent Very comfortable beds too b
Hilton Nairobi - Nairobi - Building
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8.8 Excellent (6,247 reviews)
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Hilton Nairobi is located in the central business district and is a 25 minute drive from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. The hotel is renowned for its 11 spacious meeting rooms offering natural daylight for up to 500 people, and a robust business center with secretarial services and WiFi access. Each room features a modern working desk, WiFi access and 37- and 42-inch flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Guests in the executive rooms enjoy access to the executive lounge serving complimentary snacks and beverages. The hotel has five dining outlets from which to choose. Sample international and Kenyan dishes at the Travellers Restaurant, try fine Italian cuisine at Sale e Pepe restaurant or have a well-deserved pint at the Hilton Nairobi Jockey Pub or Pool Bar and Restaurant. Refresh in the outdoor heated pool, shape up at the fully equipped gym or have a relaxing massage in the newly refurbished massage rooms.
9.4 Excellent
Pros: Everything is lovely with the Hilton Nairobi, especially the staff.
Cons: Only one thing bad: the room telephones are badly in need of upgrade. They appear to be from the 1970s.
6.5 Good
Pros: Staff were friendly. Location was solid, although Nairobi CBD traffic can be brutal.
Cons: Room was small, bland, and surprisingly run down. Rust through the shower (which was missing its shower head - water dribbled out of the pipe). Sink & toilet in only marginally better state. Plaster smeared haphazardly over floor & corners of fixtures/bath. You come to expect shoddy worksmanship living in these parts, but didn't think I'd see it on this scale in a Hilton.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I was coming from a very remote area of Kenya. Everything from the man who picked me up at the airport to the concierge to the lovely room to the man who took me back to the airport was perfect. Couldn't have asked for a better stay.
Cons: I wish I had more time there!! Buffet is a little pricey but not a deal breaker
Intercontinental Hotels Nairobi - Nairobi - Building
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8.8 Excellent (3,154 reviews)
Overview
A haven in the city, this Nairobi hotel is ideally located for business, next to the Parliament building,walking distance to Kenyatta International Convention Centre and the government hub.This hotel is the ideal choice for discerning business travellers boasting an award winning Indian restaurant - Bhandini, a dine by the pool restaurant, coffee shop and bars.Explore attractions close to our hotel whether it is handmade African artifacts at Maasai market or the beautiful Nairobi National Park.
Laico Regency Hotel - Nairobi - Bedroom
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8.4 Excellent (2,418 reviews)
Overview
Location This hotel is located next to Nairobi's lush Central Park, along the Uhuru Highway and only a few minutes from the city centre. It is 5 km from the National Museum of Kenya, 10 km from the Nairobi Safari Walk and 15 km the Bomas of Kenya tourist village. Facilities 32 suites and 164 double rooms are located on 12 storeys and can be reached by lift. Staffed 24 hours a day, the reception desk provides a smooth check-in/check-out service. Amenities include a cloakroom, a safe and a currency exchange service. Wireless internet access in public areas allows guests to stay connected. There are a number of shops as well. A garden provides extra space for rest and relaxation in the open air. Additional facilities include a TV room. Guests arriving by car can park their vehicles in the car park. Further services and facilities include room service, a laundry service and a hairdresser. Rooms Some rooms include a balcony. All rooms are carpeted and include a double bed or a king-size bed. A safe and a minibar are also available. Guests will also find a tea/coffee station included among the standard features. A washing machine is provided for guests' convenience. Internet access, a telephone and a television with satellite/cable channels are provided as well. Bathrooms are equipped with a shower and a bathtub. Sports/Entertainment The outdoor pool complex includes a children's swimming area and is ideal for working out or just relaxing. A sun terrace is a great place to while away the hours. There are many ways to relax or stay active at the hotel, including a gym, a sauna, a beauty salon and massage treatments. Meals Various dining options are available, including a dining room, a breakfast room and a bar. Guests can indulge their palates at the non-smoking restaurant, which features air conditioning and a separate area for smokers. A delicious breakfast provides energy for the rest of the day. Payment The hotel accepts the following credit cards: American Express, VISA and MasterCard.