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Ole - Sereni Hotel, Nairobi

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Mombasa Road, Nairobi 00500, Kenya
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were moved three times trying to find a room that did not have remnants of someone smoking. Even in non-smoking rooms. We were moved a fourth time when it turned out that the third room was close to the pool area, and that they have live music (a band) on Sunday which was loud. A large local crowd arrives... More

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Voorhout, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Arrived early morning and rooms were already available. After visit to Nairobi national park an excellent buffet was organised on the terrace. Very friendly staff overall. Rooms a bit small. Good location close to airport and good security measures.

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47 reviews 47 reviews
20 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A one night stay after arriving into Nairobi airport via a poor quality Business Class BA flight (my wife and I were not permitted to sit beside each other) from London helped to restore our good spirits at the start of an anniversary holiday in Africa. This hotel is 15 minutes drive from the airport, in a carefully protected area.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ole Sereni is a mandatory room while travelling from Kenya to Mozambique and back. It is an okay hotel, with all amenities and a nice terrasse outside. But the rules of the hotel and the staff's level of experience and hospitality is average. We had many things to complain about when trying to resolve a question of taxi. Their... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an excellent hotel not far from the airport. Traffic moves very slowly in Nairobi, so we were very glad that we stayed outside the center of the city. We spent 2 nights at the Ole Sereni hotel at the start of our Kenya trip and one night at the end. The breakfast buffet is very nice, and there... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a quick layover (day rate) here on our way home from Safari. I believe it is the closest hotel to the airport (5-10 min drive). We were upgraded to a suite and really only had enough time to shower and have lunch. The service is ok (slow at the front desk and restaurant) and the food was quite... More

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Geraardsbergen, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just off the main road from the airport to Nairobi. In the morning I opened the window overviewing the National Park to enjoy fresh air and the sound of birds. You may spot a bigger animal in the distance every now and then. The restaurant has outside seating as well and gas heaters break the chill of the evening. I... More

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice looking and very well situated property. Clean and well maintained. The food quality and service were mediocre, at best, the check-out process was slow and disorganized. Biggest complaint is the room (Room 254) we were assigned to. A ‘so called’ upgrade which we think was because the hotel was sold out. The room was directly over the bar... More

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Temple, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you need somewhere to scrub up prior to heading off to the airport then this is the place! The hotel rooms are average however the restaurants, pool deck and bars are great. You can have a drink and watch a few animals lope around in the neighbouring park. All in all quite convenient and handy place to stay.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I flew for the first time to Nairobi on the 21st June and stayed there till 23 June 2014 and booked in at the Ole Sereni hotel. I chose the hotel as traffic to the city from the airport is a nightmare and the Ole Sereni is located between the airport and the city. The hotel is located on the... More

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Address: Mombasa Road, Nairobi 00500, Kenya
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Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Ole - Sereni Hotel, Nairobi 4.5*
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Ole Sereni is a premium wildlife resort strategically located just off the Mombasa road overlooking the Nairobi National Game Park. Centrally positioned between the international airport and the city center, this is the only hotel bordering the wilds of the National Park. Ole Sereni offers all comforts and services to the business as well as leisure travelers and enjoys proximity to the central business district, international organizations, financial institutions, government offices and industrial area. ... more   less 
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