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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stopped here for one night on our way to the Masaai Mara in August 2013. We have arranged to stay here again on our next safari adventure, August 2015. It is very nice and comfortable, the people are very friendly and courteous and the atmosphere was very pleasant. We ordered room service when we arrived, and had breakfast the... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We much enjoyed a two night stay in the Southern Sun, as part of a 12 person family party including five children. The hotel is located is a quiet oasis with well kept gardens, a pleasant pool and outdoor dining. Our room and bathroom were spacious and adequately furnished but not ‘luxury’ standard. Breakfast is a well-stocked buffet with egg... More

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nairobi
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love it, Great hospitality and good food. Reception wait of about ten minutes...that's good but why not make it even 5 minutes if you can. Thanks. I am sure I will come over next time and also recommend to my friends.

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
31 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We started and ended our safari holiday here and loved this hotel. You cannot really compare city hotels with safari lodges as a city hotel is bound to lack the atmosphere of a safari lodge but has the potential for better facilities. That said, this was possibly our favourite hotel of the holiday. Rooms were good- spacious with comfy beds,... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we pulled up to the front doors of this place we knew it was going to be great. The building itself is beautiful and the staff are very warm and friendly. The grounds are beautifully maintained and the food is delicious. We took our meals out by the pool in the centre of the property and we... More

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Pemba Mozambique
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I received first class service and will be in a position to recommend the Hotel to my colleagues. The Hotel environment was very welcoming and one felt like he/she was in the country side full of fresh air, thanks to the natural trees that the Hotel management has maintained.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Southern Sun Mayfair is located in Westlands which is a good choice for business travellers due to its location. Plan a 1.5-2hrs trip to airport though during peak hours , Check-in/checkout services are very efficient and staff friendly. Rooms are average but overall good value for money..

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Marrakech, Morocco
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7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 weeks ago

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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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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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 #14 Business Hotel in Nairobi #14 Luxury 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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