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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 May 3, 2010
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2010

Marooned by the volcano, we moved from the Serena to the Holiday Inn. The former offered luxuries which we thought superfluous. The rooms at the Holiday Inn were fine and the food was good enough. The garden areas were pleasant. The service was very friendly. One gripe was that many web sites reported that the pools (two, both just big... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2010

went back to my home country after 13 yrs and really didnt want to stay in the city with noise all day. thought the holiday inn would be like the ones here in the US.. clean! wife scratches all night moves aroung the bed.. get mad at her and tell her y dont u let me sleep.. just at night.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2010

Arrived quite late in the evening on a Sunday for an overnight stay before going off on safari. The hotel was fine for the purpose. The room was large enough and being January we didn't feel the need for air-conditioning. Bathroom needed a bit of updating but was clean. Internet was $US7 but the signal was not strong enough to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2010

This is more than an average Holiday Inn we find in Europe - it's more upscale. Although cannot be classified as a luxurious hotel, it is verry clean, nice and comfortable with excellent breakfast. It's best if you ask for a business room in one of their colonial buidlings. The room is large overlooking a courtyard and the colonial building... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2010

I spent two weeks in Nairobi and area in March 2009. I stayed at budget hotels most of the time, of course to save money. 5 star hotels in Nairobi tend to be very expensive and there aren't many 4 star hotels. On my last night I decided to upgrade and after some research, decided on the Holiday Inn, Nairobi.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2010

Low rise hotel built in two sections; I stayed in a room facing the main pool and restaurant. My sleep was disturbed by the pump going on and off all night - extremely irritating. Problem stopped after I had talked to the reception. No air con, but roof fan. Bath room quite simple but OK. Pool quite cold and the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2010

Good standard of hotel located close to the city centre and airport. Pool, gym, sauna and steam room plus wi-fi. Friendly staff, great breakfasts and nice size rooms. Great location to go exploring and amenities. Would definitlely recommend.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2010

This hotel is far from both the city center and the airport, so I'm not sure why our package landed us here for an overnight stop between safaris. It's in a leafy upmarket area but surrounded by busy roads and nightlife. Our room was a very long way down a lot of corridors and no-one offered to help with our... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2010

Noise from outside traffic prevented me from sleeping. The restaurant was ok. The gym equipment is plentiful but placed in a very small room. I originally booked a three night stay but left after two, as I couldn't bear the noise.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2009

Stayed at the Holiday Inn in the Parklands area of Nairobi on two seperate occasions at the beginning and end of a safari trip. As aa quick overnight stop the hotel is fine....clean comfortable and reasonably close to the city centre but it has one huge drawback NOISE !! Both rooms that we stayed in were totally ill equipped to... 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
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Hotel Class:3 star — Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi 3*
Number of rooms: 171
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