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Hilton Nairobi

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Experience Kenya from the Hilton Nairobi hotel, situated in the city's central business district, one block away from the Kenyatta International Convention Centre and only 25 minutes from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. The hotel enjoys proximity to several major banking institutions, universities and government offices, including the Parliament and the High Court of Kenya.
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I have been in several hilton brand names in Africa and this hotel is so far the best service-oriented hilton: John Mcaree GM was not only handy but also delivers excellent sercices to guests: breakfast buffet is superb, house keeping was 1st class, front desk, executive lounge
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I can’t understand the rating of 3.5. I’m a Lifetime Diamond member and have stayed in Hilton Hotels all over the world. My wife and myself have recently stayed here 3 times this month and found this one of the homeliness and welcoming hotels in the chain. We have had a
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Response from JohnMcaree, General Manager at Hilton Nairobi
Responded 31 Dec. 2018
Dear Guest, On behalf of our entire Hilton Nairobi team, we would like to extend you warm greetings. Thank you for choosing to stay with us. It is truly a pleasure to serve you. We are glad to note that you enjoyed your recent stay with us and appreciate the compliments about our team members great hospitality and excellent service. Our team takes great pride in offering our guests inspiring stays. We look forward to welcome you back again in the near future. With kind regards, John Mcaree- General Manager
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As a diamond member we were put in one of the really old fashioned looking rooms with poor WiFi. The WiFi would come in and out. You can pay for faster “premium” internet but as a diamond member I should get better WiFi service then what I received. I would definitely not
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High standards for service and accommodation that make you feel ok when you have just arrived at a new unknown city in a continent you yet need to discover. The building And fixtures are a bit old. The food quality needs a bit of improvement in line with other Hiltons
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I stayed at the Hilton Nairobi as my base to tour Nairobi and outlying areas. The hotel was very nicely appointed. I stayed on the Executive Floor and my room was spacious and more than I could have asked for. All the staff I encountered were warm, welcoming, and gracious. The
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Response from JohnMcaree, General Manager at Hilton Nairobi
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Guest, On behalf of our entire Hilton Nairobi team, we would like to extend you warm greetings. Thank you for choosing to stay with us. It is truly a pleasure to serve you. We are glad to note that you enjoyed your recent stay with us and appreciate the compliments about our team members great hospitality and excellent service. Our team takes great pride in offering our guests inspiring stays. We are also happy to note that you appreciated the security measures we have in place. We look forward to welcome you back again in the near future With kind regards, John Mcaree- General Manager
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Hi, the hotel is indeed a great base and is in the centre of town. The hotel has it's own travel agency but I would suggest shopping around. I am not sure from your question if you are on a budget or looking for a luxury safari experience. For both, get a few quotes. I personally prefer the flight transfer options from Wilson airport (a smaller airport just outside the city) direct to the game reserves, than the long drives to the game parks... that said, I have been doing this for many years now and am getting a bit grumpy in my old age! Unlike some others who have commented I would say, "please *do not* miss some of what Nairobi has to offer"! Like any big urban city, care must be taken and I would suggest not wearing jewellery or carrying expensive cameras etc. when walking the streets. I consider it being respectful. A watch you may have picked up from a petrol (gas) station for a few £$ may be worth the money it takes to feed a family for a week - so best not to flaunt. That said, Nairobi is a financial and business capital city and most of the guys walking around have better phones and watches than mine! A few things to do in Nairobi: City Market - a bustling market place not 10 mins walk from the Hilton. Yes you will be swamped with offers of the 'best price' from everyone you meet - but a polite, "I am just looking" or, "sitaki leo, ahsante" (not today, thank you) is ususally enough to help you have a nice wander round... and word travels fast if you just want to look and not be bothered. Remember to see the curios on the first floor. If you do want to buy - BARGAIN! In general, start at 10% of the original price and have in mind your maximum price. If you fancy some different food, there is a lovely Italian place not far from the hotel (less than 5 mins walk), Trattoria Ristorante & Pizzeria. I do not suggest you walk in the dark, but the hotel staff may walk you there and the restaurant staff may walk you back - or simply grab an Uber for the (very) short drive. The restaurant only takes cash but has great food and good steaks. You can also visit Carnivore in Langata - the world's biggest BBQ (probably?!) Great place for a nice meal. The Simba Salon, an almost outdoor nightclub attached offers a friendly place to boogie the evening away. Each night has a different theme (sometimes guest DJs or performers). I always used to go on a Wednesday which was called 'Rock Night'... we would probably call it 'pop night'. Good fun whatever your age. More locally, right across the road from the hotel is Pizza Inn (think Pizza Hut Express), Chicken Inn (Kentucky?) and an Ice cream shop. This is your bog-standard fast food, but you might just want that in your room one night. I also like the relatively new restaurant called Kilimanjaro Jamia which is just across the street from Hilton. It is where the local trendy young (and old) office workers go for lunch in the city. Excellent local food (with an Ethiopian influence), big portions and low prices. Get a seat on the balcony and watch the world go by. Perhaps I have gone overboard in my response (!) but I wanted to say - go and enjoy Nairobi. Be sensible (as per any large city), stay safe and enjoy!
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I must say I'm not sure what the service charge amount is though. I last stayed early this month but can't remember how much was charged
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"Try to get a room on the Executive Floor."
"The executive floors are awesome and worth the premium."
"Best city view on the higher floors."
"Worth staying on the Executive Floor."
"The hotel is a circular tower, so there are views from every room. The higher the floor,the less traffic noise."
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PRICE RANGE
USD 112 - USD 155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
hilton nairobi hotel nairobihilton international nairobinairobi hilton international
LOCATION
KenyaNairobi
NUMBER OF ROOMS
287
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