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Fairview Hotel

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Salisbury
Reviewed 1 September 2012

Stayed here for two nights at the beginning and end of a safari trip, and it was a treat. A lovely old-fashioned hotel with all mod cons, and a personal feel that the multinational chains just can't match. Beautiful grounds, a selection of bars and restaurants, friendly and attentive staff, what more could you want? Situated in the government/diplomatic part...

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Zolder, Belgium
Reviewed 30 August 2012

Great accomodation in the center of Nairobi. We stayed there for two nights and enjoyed the our stay. We tried the Mukutan and the Pwani restaurants and I must say that the food was excellent.The kids enjoyed the swimming pool. The rooms though without airconditioning were large and comfortable. Free wifi internet connection in the rooms.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 29 August 2012

Stayed 3 nights in the hotel in a single entry-level room. About 20 mins drive from the airport during off-peak timings. If you take the yellow taxis from the airport, it is KES 1,700 per trip. Like what many guests had said, this is a good old colonial house hotel built within a beautifully manicured garden. All guests, bags and...

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1Thank KuroroMe
Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 26 August 2012

We went on Safari last June and found this to have been the best place to stay. When we arrived we knew we had made the right choice. All the great reviews helped us in our decision. The grounds were very beautiful, the rooms were impeccably clean and had all the necessary amenities and the staff were all very kind...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 26 August 2012

We liked the atmosphere of this hotel. Nice gardens and classy staff except for the front desk. We had a voucher for dinner plus accommodation,but they refused to honor the dinner voucher as they said the agent hadn't paid them. Told me to sort it out even though I presented the voucher. Surly and rude woman on the front desk....

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Edmonton
Reviewed 26 August 2012

We have been to Nairobi twice and both times we have stayed at Fairview Hotel. It is clean, safe and near the airport. They have an absolutely amazing breakfast buffet that comes with your stay, it is reasonably priced, the waterfall feature is gorgeous...I could go on, but honestly we don't do the place justice. We only stay in Nairobi...

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Kent England
Reviewed 25 August 2012

Fairview Hotel was the best find In Nairobi. We were staying for a tennis tournament and we relieved to have found this hotel. The food was excellent, the hotel was clean and felt protected and safe, perhaps aided by the airport like scanners at the entrance ! Staff were great and was a haven from the madness and chaos of...

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Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 24 August 2012

I heartily recommend the Fairview Hotel. I have been here for four days -- unfortunately I leave tomorrow -- and I have thoroughly enjoyed every minute. The staff is professional, hospitable and efficient. The grounds are a beautiful oasis in the city. The food is delicious (be sure to enjoy dinner at sundown at the Pool Restaurant!). My suite was...

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 24 August 2012

We stayed at the Fairview the first and last night of our visit to Nairobi (in between we were on safari in Masai Mara). The hotel is beautiful with old world charm and elegance. The rooms are clean, but basic. Breakfast is included and is a good buffet with lots of choice. There is a lot of security around the...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 23 August 2012

Hi, the hotel is beautiful and the breakfast is awesome..but a few warnings There is no dental kit @ this price!!!...and the response is even the first class suite dosent have these kits. not having or not keeping is not an issue but asking a guest to go buy a kit is not an proper customer service practice. it negates...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
Food & drink at the hotel
Mukutan Garden Cafe
Mukutan Garden Cafe
Cuisines: European, Bar, International, Contemporary, Pub
Mitende Atrium
Mitende Atrium
Cuisines: European, Italian
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fairview Hotel is owned and operated by the City Lodge Hotel Group. It is Nairobi's most popular four star hotel comprising of 127 rooms (with some five star rooms!). Our product offering is designed for the business traveller with various room types set in five acres of beautiful gardens. Our room rates include bed, breakfast, wifi and all taxes. We are situated 2 kilometers out of the Nairobi central business district on Upper hill. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fairview Hotel

Address: Bishops Road, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range: ₹ 11,398 - ₹ 14,477 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Fairview Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 127
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Also Known As:
Fairview Hotel Nairobi
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Nairobi
#5 Business Hotel in Nairobi
#5 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
#8 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
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“Stay in the Main Building if possible - our room was second floor with a view of the courtyard”
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