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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 #21 of 96 hotels in Nairobi
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week 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
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    4 of 5 stars
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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52 reviews 52 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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 2 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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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Southern Sun Mayfair is a gorgeous hotel that reminded me of an old remodeled convent. The rooms and setting were beautiful, breakfast was a huge (delicious!) buffet, and grounds welcoming. We felt very safe and wished we had been able to stay longer.

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Alberton, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They are in the process of renevating the Hotel but that has no impact on their service the rooms are clean and very comfortable. Over the 5 days i spend at the hotel the diner for the buffet had a wide variety to select from. The only point where they can improve on is in the desert section.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have to travel at times for work and this was my second trip to Kenya. Having stayed in this hotel once before, I knew what to expect. The food is always fantastic, the atmosphere is nice and the staff are amazing here. On this trip, one of the hotel staff was determined to teach me some Swahili - something... More

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have Stayed here 4 or more times over the last 18 months. the staff are friendly the standard is consistent with southern sun hotels around Africa & is a generally comfortable place to stay. Ideally located in mid-Westlands near several malls & near most businesses. this is a decent & ideal stay for a quick trip through Nairobi.

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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
Nairobi Holiday Inn

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Amenities

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 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi #15 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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