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Hemingways Nairobi

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Langata Road Karen Office Park, Nairobi 00502 Kenya See on map
Free Wifi
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Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
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5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed today

We ended our two week safari trip with a "day" room at Hemingways. Our room was much more than we needed. Very luxurious. Our room was quiet and very clean. The grounds are lovely. The restaurant food is very good. I highly recommend this hotel.

Thank Kim H
Reviewed yesterday

Although it still feels way too colonial for my liking, there is no doubt that Hemingway’s provides the highest quality base in Nairobi. Service, food and rooms were excellent. Does anyone really need a suite that big?

Thank Nigel F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was out starting point to our 3 week honeymoon. We stayed at Hemingways for 3 days. We got picked up from the airport after a 2 hour delay in immigration (Will explain at end, nothing todo with hemingways) We saw our sign and the...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived in Nairobi for a couple of days visit before heading out on safari. The Hemingways driver picked us up at the airport and from the moment we arrived, we knew we'd made a good choice. Our room was beautiful and the food was...More

1  Thank Raj_Me33
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a hotel that sets the standard for all luxury hotels. The rooms are well appointed and luxurious -- all with a nice view of the gardens. The bathroom room is large with space enough for all her beauty machines. The pool is large...More

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A member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Hemingways Nairobi has a sophisticated and tranquil ambiance. Set between Nairobi National Park and the foot of the Ngong Hills, Hemingways Nairobi is an exclusive 5* luxury boutique hotel located in the peaceful suburb of Karen far from the bustle of central Nairobi. An all-suite property providing full butler service, a brasserie, a sunset bar and lounge and a spa, this plantation style property is perfectly placed for trips to Nairobi National Park, the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and the capital. Each of the 45 suites is a generous size with en-suite bathrooms with walk-in closets, personalised mini bars, and a private terrace with magnificent views of the iconic Ngong Hills.

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US$ 317 - US$ 1,495 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Response from parrot50 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think there are spa facilities other than treatments and such. There is a gym you can access to work out. I did visit the spa and had two great treatments. The products they use are great and I ended up bringing... More
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Response from Zach A | Reviewed this property |
When I was there check out was officially 10 am but they were flexible with us. I’m sure they can accommodate but assuming you’re flying there, the way the flights work is they leave at 11 from the airstrip, don’t really... More
5 May 2018|
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"Ask for a room with a low number -- they're closer to the main building and have better views."
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"I have not stayed at this hotel as I have residential in Karen not far from the establishment"
10 Aug 2018
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"The rooms go progressively down a hill, so if you don't want to walk up the hill request a room close..."
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