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Hillpark Hotel

Lower Hill Road | P. O. Box 46037, Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was one of many who use this hotel as a passenger on Kenya Airways who is booked in due to a layover, planned or otherwise. I didn't pay a shilling, no currency to do so. the staff were as kind and willing to oblige as if I were a sheikh dripping with money. I couldn't believe such quality service,... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The new section the hotel is nice, very nice bath area. Bed was fine, not the most comfortable. Very near CBD. I walked, it took about 20 minutes along a busy road (for security). The people like Daniel (and Rebecca?) were very helpful. The food in the restaurant is fine. I had one dinner there. Breakfast was nice with omelet... More

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Athens, Greece
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

It was a business trip. The rooms are renevated, clean and nice. The staff in the receiption are very friendly. The bed is far from comfortable - too hard to be comfortable. Every morning we were awoken by the noise (shouting, machinery running, tv full blast as well as music) coming from the Gym which was in the opposite building.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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22 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Rooms are fine, food is pleasant and staff are helpful. There is a gym next door which is useful. Taxi service if wanted. A shopping centre is about 10 minutes walk away which has most things. A restaurant area to the front of the hotel provides covered and open air eating. There is no air conditioning, so rooms can get... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Checked in for 2 weeks but am still here almost 6 months later! I just do not want to leave. The staff are so helpful and friendly and certainly make you welcome. The hotel has excellent rooms and facilities, I just cant praise it enough.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I thought the staff were friendly and helpful - a receptionist even lent me her mobile to make an urgent call. Room was attractive with a comfortable bed but the bath was enormous and rather than a door in to bathroom there was a curtain. Just seemed a bit odd and it might depend on who you were sharing with!... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

The hotel was just opposite to our business office, so it was very conveniently located for us. The breakfast was nice and had a good vegetarian spread as well. Overall security at the hotel was fine. We had taken an apartment which had a large kitchen and living room area. The hotel room and apartment are similarly priced, so an... More

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Canberra, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013 via mobile

A very difficult day for everyone; the day after the Westgate Mall seige. Our hearts go out to the Kenyan people at this time. I hope the hotel staff realised this and that it is also difficult for foreigners - some of whom were killed at Westgate. We had emails from our country's Foreign Affairs department warning Australian tourists not... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Well Well, as a trained customer service specialist I found myself faced with a very cold reception from the front office staff and the room attendants for the duration of my stay at the hotel ( seven days). The staff need urgent customer service training before they loss customers who value good customer service delivery. I was rarely greeted each... More

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

The Hillpark Hotel is a good alternative to downtown Nairobi. We stayed in a 3 bedroom apartment that would be perfect for a family. It could use an upgrade but the space was good. Excellent service, staff, and security. The food was good and the business center helped me accomplish a few tasks.

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Address: Lower Hill Road | P. O. Box 46037, Nairobi, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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Most hotels will call you a guest. The Hillpark Hotel treats you like family from the moment you walk through the door. Located in the peaceful leafy Lower hill area, which borders Upper hill, Hillpark Hotel has proven its regard to quality service and personalised attendance. Over the years Hillpark Hotel has managed to grow and upgrade its facility to meet the satisfaction of our clients. The Hillpark Hotel experience is full of thoughtfully orchestrated touches, to make your lodging experience as pleasing as possible. The hotel consists of standard, executive, premium and deluxe suites with elegantly designed interiors and apartments for those who prefer a longer stay at the hotel.For those who appreciate great African and exotic food made fresh from scratch,one meal at a time, by people who really care. ... more   less 
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