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Ole - Sereni Hotel, Nairobi

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Mombasa Road, Nairobi 00500, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2010
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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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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2010

Lovely hotel, lovely staff and very clean - buffet breakfast great. not quite in the city centre but nice view of Nairobi gamepark.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2010

I had a 24 hour over layover in this hotel and was very impressed. In Nairobi we have always stayed at the Intercontinental before which is slicker but this hotel is much closer to the airport and ideal unless you need to be in the city. The hotel is very aesthetically pleasing with a lovely atmosphere. Many of the public... More

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Bad Doberan, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2010

Booked in advance via internet. Arrived in the evening but no vacant room could be found. We had to pick a very early flight next morning and just wanted to sleep. After one hour we got our keys. When we entered the room it was occupied. Went back and had to wait again. Finally got a vacant room, had some... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2010

I have stayed at many Nairobi hotels (InterContinental, Serena etc) and this is now my favorite, for many reasons: It is close to the airport. The drive from the airport to a downtown hotel in a taxi at night is not the way to start your African stay. This is the closest, nice, hotel to the airport. It is beautiful.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2010

We chose this hotel based upon the location (near the airport) and the good reviews we saw on TA. We were advised to stay near the airport because of the heavy Nairobi traffic getting to the airport, so this was the final hotel of our itinerary before returning home. BIG mistake. Very disappointing! The hotel itself looks lovely. BUT #1... More

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Devon, UK
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2010

We have just returned from 2 weeks at the wonderul Baraza Hotel in Zanzibar and had previously spent a single night at Giraffe Manor (outstanding place!). We had to spend one night on Friday 17th September in 2 deluxe rooms before our flight back to to the uk . As a family and as a couple we have stayed in... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2010

Staff, views, and room all fantastic! The restaurant has a great selection with an international buffet during breakfast and lunch. The staff is very attentive and friendly. Rooms are large and clean with great view.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2010

The location of this hotel is perfect to avoid the traffic of Nairobi. The hotel is close to the airport, which makes easy access, and an ideal location Staff were very accommodating to our needs (3 year old daughter) with an excellent choice of restaurants and bars overlooking Nairobi National Park. The rooms were clean and spacious with all the... More

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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2010

stayed here a couple of times during our trip as it is handy for the airport. first night we were on floor 3 deluxe room overlooking the park. Very comfortable but really not worth the extra money because 2nd time we were in a standard room on 4th floor with city view. this room had a small balcony (i think... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2010

Nice family hotel away from the trafiic. just right behind our room was the nairobi national park which was great to keep the kids busy. we could watch ostrich,antelopes,zebras from our room .In the evenings there was live music and a band singing. Breakfast spread was good. make sure you ask for park facing room and not the road facing...

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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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