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Hemingways Nairobi

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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ate at restaurant four times, lovely rooms, great butler service, drive you around facility in golf cart. Very nice, first class hotel, they arranged a safari in Nairobi National Park. Would return here.

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Thank Donald R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Into Kenya and Zimbabwe then back to Hemingways. So lots of travel and differing accommodation. Getting back here made it perfect. Great food and accommodation and 5 star service. Laundry turned round overnight so the next weeks travel is sorted. Everything done to make it relaxed and stress free. Wether business or pleasure it's a great place to be.

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Kingswinford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place, perfect stay food good served from a great menu to choose from, environment friendly, plenty to do, ideal for all local amenities, friendly abliging staff. Highly recommended. Taxi service to and from airport.

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1Thank Wesley N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I called in with a few friends for dinner. Great food, nice secure location with very friendly and helpful staff. Hemingways has the best reputation in Nairobi for a reason I'd say... We sat outside and the setting was lovely! Fantastic gardens with the water features and pool made a great backdrop for dinner. The wine was quite expensive but...

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Thank Andyyyym
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I held a work conference at Hemingways earlier this year and I cannot fault them in any way! We worked with Katy and Johnson to put the workshop on, including accomodation for the whole party of 20+ people! Every member of the team we met were bright, attentive and so helpful, they enabled us to run a faultless workshop and...

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1Thank AlixSusan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a place with a quite environment,and beautiful garden with a green environment.I like the place its among the best hotel I've seen in kenya and in Africa.the best hospitality and amazing services I really enjoyed.

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1Thank Sharif S
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have stayed at many hotels around the world, from 3 to 5 star. This hotel is, to date, our very favorite. Aside from the usual must-haves at a 5 star, the service is like nothing I have ever experienced. I had a headache, and when I asked for medicine, they went to the store and bought...

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Thank Robert R
Simon H, General Manager at Hemingways Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Robert R We are so pleased to read your review and to learn that you enjoyed your stay with us. We do always try to go the extra mile and it is very rewarding to get feedback such as yours. Many thanks and best regards Simon H

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and i visited Hemingways on our wedding night. Excellent choice. The place is peaceful with lush green gardens and intimate setting. I love that the low rise design affords an experience of the gardens and yet excellent views of the Ngong hills beyond. The staff are excellent and butlers truly make one feel spoilt, a very personal affair......

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1Thank Michael O
Simon H, General Manager at Hemingways Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Michael O We were honoured to host you on your wedding night and are delighted that all went to plan for your special night. I hope you will visit us again soon! Regards Simon H

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is not a review of the hotel became I have never stayed there. Instead, this is a review of the restaurant - Brasserie. I've had brunch and dinner there and my experience has been amazing. It's a real treat to have brunch on the verandah looking at the water fountains and the trees on a nice sunny day. Last...

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Simon H, General Manager at Hemingways Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear frantz05 We are glad to read your review and thank you for your repeated custom. We look forward to seeing you again at Hemingways Nairobi. Regards Simon H

Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This has to be one of the most family friendly places we have visited. They catered so well for our 10month old daughter. Service was exceptional. The rooms and views are truly relaxing and refreshing. The food and menu were excellent. We truly had a memorable stay and will sure be going back again.

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Simon H, General Manager at Hemingways Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear David N We are glad that your stay went well and you all enjoyed all aspects of your experience with us. Hopefully you will get the opportunity to come back again. Thank you for your support. Regards Simon H

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Hemingways Nairobi has a sophisticated and tranquil ambiance. Set between Nairobi National Park and the foot of the Ngong Hills, Hemingways Nairobi is an exclusive 5* luxury boutique hotel located in the peaceful suburb of Karen far from the bustle of central Nairobi. An all-suite property providing full butler service, a brasserie, a sunset bar and lounge and a spa, this plantation style property is perfectly placed for trips to Nairobi National Park, the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and the capital. Each of the 45 suites is a generous size with en-suite bathrooms with walk-in closets, personalised mini bars, and a private terrace with magnificent views of the iconic Ngong Hills. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hemingways Nairobi

Address: Mbagathi Ridge | Karen, Nairobi 00502, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range: $432 - $914 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hemingways Nairobi 5*
Number of rooms: 45
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#1 Spa Hotel in Nairobi
#1 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
#2 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
#9 Family Hotel in Nairobi
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“The closer you are to the lobby, the better as for walking”
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“Best views would likely be upstairs, but downstairs certainly isn't lacking.”
 of 5 bubbles robertrB8604PY, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“we like the Sheldrick Suite”
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“Upstairs rooms have a better view”
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“All lovely with high ceilings, beams, wonderful mattresses and large balconies with quiet, peaceful views of garden and hills.”
 of 5 bubbles hr16494, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
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