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Ottawa
Reviewed 19 December 2012

The Fairview is a comfortable hotel on the edge of luxurious in a secure, manicured campus of restaurants, bars, a shop and a large pool. Built in the British style, it has various corners with large leather chairs which helps it serve as an ideal meeting place when on business - everyone knows the Fairview. The restaurants are excellent, ranging...

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Berkshire
Reviewed 19 December 2012

We used this hotel as an overnighter between flights. We arrived into NBO at 21.40 and got to the Fairview about 22.30 and the first problem was getting into the hotel as the gate was locked and no one was answering the door. Not a good start. We were leaving the next morning at 06.40 and so a good nights...

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warwick,ny
Reviewed 13 December 2012

We used this hotel for our transit in Nairobi. Safe, secure reasonably priced. The traffic in the center of town is prohibitive this really works if using Wilson airport and JKIA. Garden restaurant, friendly & helpful staff

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kigali
Reviewed 11 December 2012

The location is great if you need to work in Upper Hill (World Bank/IFC offices - walking distance); the restaurants are good as is the service. I would not recommend the economy rooms as they have a single bed, are very small and are right above the hotel area with a piano. The other rooms (stayed there before) are way...

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NC, USA
Reviewed 9 December 2012

I come to Nairobi a couple of times a year on business, and so have stayed at the Fairview for about 2 months of each of the past few years. As I leave home, sad to say goodbye to my family and dreading the long travel and airports, I picture the front desk at the Fairview and the friendly face...

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Brussels
Reviewed 7 December 2012

I stayed here on business for a couple of nights. Staff at reception and in the restaurant were very friendly and helpful. The place is beautifully laid out and oozes a bit of colonial charm without overdoing it. My single room was smallish but perfectly adequate. There was a fan but no AC which did not bother me since the...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 December 2012

This hotel promises a lot but is average on delivery. Their rooms aren't that great, they are okay. They advertise one rate, but will nearly never get it. The only reason I stay here is the location and that is because its a 3 minute walk to the building I have meetings in. Their rooms remind me of a 1960...

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Reviewed 2 December 2012 via mobile

Great family run hotel with attention to detail. Rooms are comfortable with fans. Pango restaurant was a highlight. Staff are friendly and the gardens are immaculate. The hotel is a safe place to be. I recommend this hotel highly.

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Australia
Reviewed 1 December 2012

Good security being in front of Israeli embassy. Wilson airport is a short ride away. Room is spacious but older style, especially the bathroom. We stayed in business room. No aircon but airy and cool while we were there as there were big windows in the room. Both room and bathroom were clean but bathroom lacks in amenities. Bottled water...

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Espoo, Finland
Reviewed 29 November 2012

Stayed couple of in the hotel, once waiting for my next connecting flight and a second time taking part on a seminaire. The place is conveniently located 15 mins away from the airport (without traffic) and once there, the guests enjoy a relaxed athmosphere with plenty of gardens, restaurants, private swiming pool, confortable rooms and a feeling of safety.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
Food & drink at the hotel
Mukutan Garden Cafe
Mukutan Garden Cafe
Cuisines: European, Bar, International, Contemporary, Pub
Mitende Atrium
Mitende Atrium
Cuisines: European, Italian
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • 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: $225 - $288 (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:
#5 Family Hotel in Nairobi
#5 Business Hotel in Nairobi
#5 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
#8 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
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