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Fairview Hotel

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#3 of 164 Hotels in Nairobi
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 27 March 2013

The Fairview Hotel is one of the nicer hotels in Nairobi. It is an old colonial building that has been in the same family for many years. The first thing you will notice is the very tight security. Even the entrance feels like an airline security check including an x-ray scanner for the bags. Once past the entance the grounds...

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Sandton, South Africa
Reviewed 25 March 2013

The Fairview hotel is in a good and safe location. The hotel has good Wifi throughout the hotel. There are good restaurants and offers an excellent fine dining experience . The down side for me personally is that I felt the hotel is slightly tired. The rooms are in need of an upgrade although reasonably comfortable. A but of luxury...

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FairviewNairobi, Owner at Fairview Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We do have various room categories which you may have seen on our website (ranging from Economy, Business, First Class & Suites) and they differ on layout as well as year of remodelling. Room renovation and upgrading is a continuous process. On your next visit, please request for our newly renovated rooms. The room you...

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 25 March 2013

I recently stayed at the Fairview Hotel for 4 nights whilst conducting business in Nairobi. The rooms were basic but very neat and clean. the linen and towels were in good condition. My room was far away from the dining hall, which can be noisy. The service received was brilliant and the meals were great. I would choose the Fiarview...

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Hertfordshire
Reviewed 22 March 2013

I have stayed at the Fairview four or five times whilst on business trips to Kenya. This is by far my favourite hotel anywhere. The buildings are are not particularly beautiful, the rooms are not ostentatious and you actually get to open your own doors, unlike some 5* hotels where they even breathe for you, whether you like it or...

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 20 March 2013

This hotel is sure a gem in the city. It has a beautiful serene garden with lots of real fruit trees, giving it an authentic countryside feeling. The food is really good. The hotel serves as good meeting and relaxing place. I went for lunch with a business partner/ friend and although the food and environment was excellent, the service...

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Oslo,
Reviewed 18 March 2013

Although not the cheapest in Nairobi, but one of the best. Helpful and polite staff. Rooms clean. I have stayed there numerous times, and I am coming back! For some extra luxury go for one of the spacous rooms in the "park"

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aberdeen
Reviewed 15 March 2013

Stayed at the Fairview for four nights. Was impressed from arrival at the welcome of staff, the size of the room and overall quality of furnishings. Food at breakfast and restaurants was of good quality. Choice was not extensive but quite alright. There was an interesting basement wine bar that I did not get a chance to visit. Service all...

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USA/Kenya/S.Sudan
Reviewed 15 March 2013

If you have the money to throw down then this is by far the most comfortable place to stay in Nairobi. Great food, multiple restaurant options and a wonderful pool. They even have good sushi!! When traveling through Kenya this place was always a wonderful place to wind down between jobs in the bush. Always a reccomendation. If you want...

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Overland Park, Kansas
Reviewed 14 March 2013

This place was gorgeous! They had great food at a handful of restaurants there on site and the staff was very friendly. They do have wi-fi and it also felt like a very safe place to stay since there was a consulate right next door with lots of security. The shower was great with very hot water and great water...

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clevedon
Reviewed 12 March 2013

I had a great stay for a week at this oasis of calm in Nairobi. Old school heritage and service with plenty of faciltiies if you need them. The rooms were basic but good and the staff attentive for what I wanted as I was there on business. All the meals I had there were veryu good especially the relaxed...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Food & drink at the hotel
Mukutan Garden Cafe
Mukutan Garden Cafe
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Mitende Atrium
Mitende Atrium
Cuisines: Italian, European
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • 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: $228 - $302 (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:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
#5 Business Hotel in Nairobi
#5 Family Hotel in Nairobi
#8 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ask for room in main building”
gs488, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The annex, which has catering apartments/ 'efficiencies' are much better.”
MartinandHeather2012, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“This is an old hotel and rooms are very variable. Best to ask when booking”
Patrick101215, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I had a business class room. Room 14, was good. Ground floor. Big bathroom.”
fallinandfilmin, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“consider a double room regardless of travelling alone”
reichers59, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
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