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Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Cnr. Parklands Road & Msapo Close, Parklands | PO Box 66807, Nairobi 00800, Kenya
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Ranked #20 of 96 hotels in Nairobi
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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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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    4 of 5 stars
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Marrakech, Morocco
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel should be in the top 10 mostly because of its atmosphere: Staff is great, friendly and attentive, food is excellent and so is the breakfast buffet. The Management is omnipresent and helpful. The rooms are not crazy but it is a good value for money - nice beds very comfortable. I think after the friendliness and food my... More

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at Southern Sun Mayfair before and after our safari and loved it! The staff were super friendly and helpful. The breakfast buffets and dinner were fantastic, our children (8&10) particularly enjoyed it and I thought they offered a great variety of fresh food. Gardens were lovely and there was a relaxed feel about the hotel and grounds. Loved... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you really looking for a great place to stay, Southern Sun Mayfair offers the great feel of home away from home. The freshness of the trees and landscape is so unique. The staff are very professional and great attitude

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Udaipur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hotel staff was friendly. Hotel was fully managed. Everything was awesome. Wednesday was always awesome there. Nice concept of social gathering. I had a lovely breakfast every morning. The hotel is an old colonial collection of structures in a well maintained compound which is charming. Overall awesome experience.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff were friendly and welcoming. Hotel was clean and nicely decorated, rooms of a good size and clean . Rooms were quiet and we all slept well in comfortable beds. We're disappointed the lovely poolside was shut in the evening for a wedding but we had a lovely break fast there in the morning. I thought the service was of... More

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Dar es Salam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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15 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The architecture is well preserved Colonial type. Very well preserved with a very well kept garden and a koi carp pond. The food is excellent with a choice of restaurants by the poolor the steak house inside.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very quiet and serene compound, decent rooms with comfortable if not a bit dated amenities. The hotel is an old colonial collection of structures in a well maintained compound which is charming, but the rooms deserve a bit of a face-lift. Breakfast was among the best anywhere, with a wide array of super delicious treats. Staff very polite and helpful.... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived late in the evening. A ways from the airport. Time for fine dinner in the Golden Spur. Room was fine and breakfast was excellent. Nice hotel for a layover. Grounds were quite lovely. Would stay there again.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time back for ten years having been a regular visitor between 2003-2005. The staff all remembered me and greeted me like a long lost friend. It was lovely to see the warm and wonderful nature of your staff has remained in tact. The hotel retains its lovely boutique lodge ambiance and it is a fantastic place to stay whether... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a professionally run outfit and ideal for business travellers and tourists. It is clean and well maintained. The atmosphere is conducive to a comfortable stay and I would recommend it any day.

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Address: Cnr. Parklands Road & Msapo Close, Parklands | PO Box 66807, Nairobi 00800, Kenya
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Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi 4*
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Also Known As:
Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi Hotel Nairobi
Holiday Inn Nairobi
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#10 Family Hotel in Nairobi #13 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi #14 Business Hotel in Nairobi
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SOUTHERN SUN MAYFAIR IS ONE OF NAIROBI'S BEST KNOWN LANDMARKS THAT FIRST ENJOYED ITS HEYDAY IN 1940'S COLONIAL KENYA. IT HAS BEEN EXTENSIVELY REFURBISHED TO PROVIDE MODERN FACILITIES, YET RETAINS THE UNDERSTATED CHARM AND ELEGANCE OF YESTERYEAR. THE HOTEL IS SITUATED CLOSE TO THE CITY CENTRE AND ONLY 20KM FROM JOMO KENYATTA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. WE WELCOME GUESTS TO EXPERIENCE THE TRADITIONAL WARMTH AND HOSPITALITY FOR WHICH BOTH KENYA AND SOUTHERN SUN ARE RENOWNED. ... more   less 
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