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Nairobi, Kenya
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Rolf´s place is a very beautiful place. My friends and I loved the scenery especially. Hard to resist taking great photos of this place :-) The food was not the best though, I hope they invest in better service and food.

Thank mbula2016
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37 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has so much potential. The scenery is beautiful and the actual building looks stunning. But the service and the food was honestly really bad. The food was nahhh, and pricey. Also pretty sure that the waiter was drunk, as he stank of alcohol.

Thank Charlotte G

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Nairobi, Kenya
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We took some friends to Kitengela and decided, against my husband's better judgement (full disclosure: he is a Chef de Cuisine) to have lunch at Rolf's...I really wanted to show them the hanging bridge...which is stunning! It was a Monday: so there weren't many choices, for example: we all wanted meat, but we had to settle for chicken as only... More 

1 Thank Patricia B
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

It has been a while since we last visited, five years actually. The food and service from the team is still great. Still the memorable steak and chicken on service all these years. Had a sleep and accommodation standards might have gone down, these were minor and it was evident that efforts are being made at renovating the place and... More 

1 Thank George K
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Visited Rolfs last weekend and the whole experience was amazing. The ambience and scenery is fantastic, the food enjoyable and the service is excellent. I wouldn't hesitate referring a friend. A really good experience.

2 Thank Mark O
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32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

My friend and i came here for lunch. To begin with the bridge, that distance was quite sad in the beginning but got used to it halfway. The view was amazing. When we got to the restaurant we had chicken wings for starter and it was delicious, couldn't wait for the main course. We had pepper steak with fries, the... More 

2 Thank Judy K
Nairobi, Kenya
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46 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

I had gone to Rolf's in the past and was worried that the service was declining, only to find out that both service as well as food was in tip top condition! Three of us ordered the Pepper Steak, all three were very delighted at the outcome. Succulent steak with just the right ingredients and fries on the side that... More 

2 Thank Stavros C
Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Rolf's has quickly become one of my favorite places in Nairobi, and I always make sure to spend a couple days there whenever I'm passing through. The deluxe room is beautiful, overlooking the gorgeous valley below and with a big jacuzzi tub. The staff is also extremely friendly and go way above and beyond to make me comfortable during my... More 

Thank felixblack1439
Nairobi, Kenya
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I came with our company for a team building and we had an amazing time! From the expansive grounds to stretch our feet, to the Paintball session, to the scrumptious food that we had, with ice cream for dessert (which I looooved!!) it was everything the team needed to relax and let out pent up steam for the whole year!!... More 

Thank SueKawiy
Nairobi, Kenya
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207 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016

The extrance to be this place is spectacular. The bridge over the gorge with the white water beneath is a definite photo opportunity. We ordered our food but not everything was available. We waited quite a while before the food came eventhough the restaurant was virtually empty. The presentation of the food was just OK but my schnitzel was tasteless... More 

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Additional Information about Rolf's Place

Address: Maasai Lodge Road, Nairobi 24380, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Nairobi
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Rolf`s Place Hotel Nairobi
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“Deluxe rooms over the gorge”
  • The rope bridge over the gorge.
  • A family of hyrax warming in the sun.
 of 5 bubbles 91georgek, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Did not stay overnight so can not recommend...”
 of 5 bubbles stavrosc846, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the deluxe room”
 of 5 bubbles felixblack1439, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Don't go for the food, only for the view!”
 of 5 bubbles shueshue, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“ASk for one overlooking the gorge”
  • Private dining room at Rolf's Place
 of 5 bubbles KarenS316, 7 Apr 2015 | Read review
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