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Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi

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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
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“the holiday inn”(19 reviews)
“golden spur”(10 reviews)
“spur restaurant”(21 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Tucked inside the Southern Sun Mayfair is the The Spur. This has been a landmark location in Nairobi. The atmosphere is upbeat, the service wonderful and the staff friendly. They have two types of ribs (dry and wet). Both tasty, but the wet with their...More

Thank PappyManson
Response from Khavere, Manager at Southern Sun Mayfair NairobiResponded 4 days ago

Dear PappyManson, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We do appreciate your effort and always make sure to take guests' feedback into account so we can improve our hospitality offering. We are glad you enjoyed the meals at The Spur. We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I checked in on a Sunday night weary from my flight and I was warmly received by the front desk personnel with a cold glass of orange juice, shown my room, wi-fi code( the internet was quite good though. I dont know why other reviewers...More

Thank Rotimi S
Response from Khavere, Manager at Southern Sun Mayfair NairobiResponded 4 days ago

Dear Rotimi S, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We sincerely appreciate your effort and always make sure to take guests' feedback into account so we can improve our hospitality offering. Thank you further for the kind words around the hotel,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited Southern Mayfair Nairobi hotel on Business in March. Hotel itself was quite nice - clean rooms, friendly staff and good restaurants. What I was not so happy was that someone had ”visited” my room and stolen items from my suitcase (items were located...More

Thank MakkiVakki
Response from Khavere, Manager at Southern Sun Mayfair NairobiResponded 4 days ago

Dear MakkiVakki Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We sincerely appreciate your effort and always make sure to take guests' feedback into account so we can improve our hospitality offering. Thank you further for the kind words around the hotel, restaurant...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel in central Nairobi has a classic colonial style, but operates in a modern and friendly style. The gardens are a great feature and beautifully kept. Two swimming pool areas add to the garden area. Rooms are classic but functional and clean, and staff...More

Thank Peter_guest
Response from Khavere, Manager at Southern Sun Mayfair NairobiResponded 1 week ago

Dear Peter, Thank you for the lovely compliments. We appreciate you choosing us to host you. We are glad you enjoyed your stay here. We do look forward to hsoting you in the near future again. Kind Regards

Reviewed 1 week ago

I think the bathrooms need a complete makeover. They are very old and the toilet where I was staying, was literally falling apart! The floor needs to be re-done too. On a positiv enote, the graden is magnificent! Very welcoming staff. The food was good!

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Thank mathabep
Response from Khavere, Manager at Southern Sun Mayfair NairobiResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mathabep Thank you for your honest feedback. We have escalated your concerns on the state of the bathrooms to the Business Development Team. Thank you for your compliment on the staff and food, we will definately let them know. Kind Regards,

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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
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Business Centre with Internet Access
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
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US$ 205 - US$ 306 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Casino Hotel in Nairobi
#2 Family Hotel in Nairobi
#8 Business Hotel in Nairobi
#14 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
#17 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
Room types
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صدام ب
29 November 2016|
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Response from Stephen T | Reviewed this property |
If you are a guest nothing, but I am not sure what you would pay if you are not a guest or whether they even let non-guest into the hotel to swim. They have a gym for non-guests so I imagine access to the pool is somehow... More
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29 November 2016|
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Response from Enemalm | Reviewed this property |
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4 August 2016|
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Response from Michael P | Property representative |
Dear Jill L Thank you for your interest in Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi. Travel time from the airport depends on the arrival time of your flight. Kindly advise on what time your flight arrives in order for us to answer... More
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"Stay on ground facing rooms especially the ground floor ones."
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"have two pools so you could ask for a room near the pool at the back towards the car park."
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"always book through the internet, it is much cheaper"
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"Get a room at floor level, away from the water features as the frogs may keep you awake🤣"
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