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Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Cnr. Parklands Road & Msapo Close, Parklands | PO Box 66807, Nairobi 00800, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012
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Marquette, Michigan
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

We arrived late, but we're greeted warmly and showed to our room. There wasn't air con, but there was a good ceiling fan. The room had hardwood floors, a desk, coffee & tea fixings, biscuits for morning, and free bottled water. The second floor room meant we could open windows at night, but no screens and no mosquito nets, so... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

The hotel hosts the Spar Grill where you can eat the best pork in town! If you dine by the pool side there is plenty of great food to choose from but I loved the freshly made salmon. It is set in very beautiful gardens so the birds chirping makes it so natural.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

This is a lovely old hotel, not terribly run down by Nairobi standards. There has been fairly recent renovation and upgrades to some parts. There are tall tall trees and mature plants in the courtyards of this hotel which are wonderful. You wake up to birdsong, go to sleep to frogs peeping and risk having your roll taken off your... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

We stayed in this hotel in Nairobi in Feb'12 for 15 days. Being business travellers, u expect a comfort of home when you are away from home for more than 2 weeks but we were first put in such compact rooms where you would even struggle to stand without hitting yourself in the bathrooms...The air conditioners were very noisy and... More

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Oroville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2012 via mobile

Very nice place, great breakfast buffet by the pool. Felt very safe there. Nice restaurant. The traffic to and from the airport was very bad, happy to get out of the town and to Amboseli park and start of 12 day Safari. .

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Pune, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2012

I stayed at southern sun last week. The ambience is good, very professional staff and food was tolerable. What was intolerable was the noisy environment - some party near the pool - couldn't sleep throughout the night due to that awful racket, surprisingly no air-conditioning in the room and whole load of free mosquitoes! The casino is good though.

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East London, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

My family spend about 2 weeks in December at this hotel, It was such a wonderful experience. meals are great!!!, room are second to none, so clean and classy. I would recomend anyone travelling to Nairobi Kenya to give this hotel a chance, you will not be dissapointed.

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Mombasa, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

This is a great hotel, with beautiful gardens, 2 swimming pools and nice parking. The hotel is very secure and the rooms are comfortably furnished. Being in Westlands, the hotel is a convenient location to access the C.B.D. There are two restaurants; I particularly enjoyed grilled steak at the Spur Restaurant, which I alternated with meals at Zafferano Restaurant which... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

I spent a lot of time researching and selecting our hotel and was very pleased to find it ticked all the boxes and more! We stayed over two periods in December totalling 12 nights. For the first part of our stay we acquired a room by the smaller swimming pool. Very quiet location and ideal for us as we just... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

Being a frequent member of Southern Sun Hotels group, this hotel recognises me very well from my booking and at check in, they give very welcoming word and you feel you came back. There has been a change in the ownership and I feel the quality of their service is improving. Now you have WIFI for free (previously not). I... More

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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:3 star — Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi 3*
Number of rooms: 171
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Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi Hotel Nairobi
Holiday Inn Nairobi
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