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Fairview Hotel

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Dining (70)
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“israeli embassy”(92 reviews)
“an oasis”(77 reviews)
“garden cafe”(15 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 13 September 2013

Fairview is a comfortable, country-like hotel just a few minutes walk from downtown Nairobi. Security is tight (an important consideration), food is adequate colonial fair, and rooms are clean and basic. We've stayed there several times and have no complaints. Not luxury, but US middle...More

2  Thank YerBuddy
Reviewed 11 September 2013

About 10 years - gardens are still beautiful, security top notch, staff, food and service brilliant. Had one of the cheaper rooms, which was more than adequate, duvets, crisp linen, tv, lots of storage AND about 6 double sockets! My only gripe would be the...More

1  Thank Sue K
Reviewed 6 September 2013

On the one hand the photos make the hotel look very luxurious. The public rooms are tastefully decorated, however, the accommodation is very basic - bed, desk, bath and shower. Despite an effort to have a modern clean look, the feel is more akin to...More

2  Thank Targaryen-Traveller
Response from FairviewNairobi, Owner at Fairview HotelResponded 16 September 2013

It was a pleasure welcoming you back for your 8th visit with us. We sincerely appreciate your feedback. You will be glad to know that we have made a change to the sweeping times and we are renovating our gym in November this year. As...More

Reviewed 6 September 2013

This is the second time my wife and I have stayed at the Fairview. It is time to give it the review that it deserves. Nairobi was the first stop on a 3 ½ week travel experience through Africa. Given our positive experience previously (in...More

Thank MisterCheeky
Reviewed 1 September 2013

Our favourite hotel in Nairobi. Quiet and very peaceful. Best food in East Africa under the watchful eye of Chef Eamon. Rooms are comfortable. Wifi works. Staff are very pleasant. Gardens are wonderful if you are stuck in the place for a day or so....More

1  Thank Jeremy C
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Travellers' Choice
2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
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
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Price range
USD 157 - USD 244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Family Hotel in Nairobi
#3 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
#5 Business Hotel in Nairobi
#8 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 157 - USD 244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Family Hotel in Nairobi
#3 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
#5 Business Hotel in Nairobi
#8 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (570)
Room & Suite (115)
Dining (70)
Pool & Beach (40)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (8)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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pegsHeathfield
24 October 2017|
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Response from Nahida E | Reviewed this property |
the traffic is really hectic in Nairobi, so it depends on the time and day a. It can take 40minute or over 2 hours. Its about 18km from international airport
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andrew t
20 October 2017|
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Response from solar_uk | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The food quality is very good. You'll have no problem if that's what you're looking for
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Megan J
11 October 2017|
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Response from Mark B | Reviewed this property |
Nope it does not. Just a unheated pool.
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"There are older renovated rooms in the main building and new, dark business-style rooms in the outbuilding."
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"good for private events and weeding weddings including royal visit"
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"When you check in tell them you want either quiet or active, they will accommodate."
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"I believe there are nice rooms on the ground floor."
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