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Nairobi Serena Hotel

5.0 of 5 Kenyatta Avenue/Processional Way | P.O. Box 46302, Nairobi GPO, Kenya
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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mansfield UK
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2010

We spent two nights here in July at the beginning and end of a safari holiday. It was very relaxing amid the very pleasant grounds in the middle of the city.It was amazing that we saw so many different types of clourful birds in the gardens. The rooms were very comfartable and the service was excellent. We tried the buffet... More 

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Midlands
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2010

We used this hotel as the base from which to make various safaris and excursions around Kenya. It was always a very welcoming place to return to. The building is set slightly away from the main business district and is relatively low rise and peaceful. The luxuriant gardens that surround the building are extended inside to create a wonderful African... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2010

Very good hotel overall. Unfortunaletly they are working on "overbooking", which is a mess if you need to extend your period of stay. It might be a better hotel for vacations than for business.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2010

The staff are very accomodating and pleasant (except for one unpleasant incident in the bar - but this was one person and he was a jarring excetion). The buffet breakfast is great. The also have a great buffet dinner, but we found it was just too much food to have both - and you can explore several very nice restaurants... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2010

We stayed at the Nairobi Serena Hotel for 3 nights in June 2010. I would recommend this hotel for business travellers who wish to stay close to central Nairobi. Depending on traffic, the hotel is about a 20 minute drive from the airport (given Nairobi's hectic and often unpredictable traffic, this could increase to over an hour). Positives - Room... More 

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Wooliehampton
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2010

I've been visiting E Africa for years - and often staying at the Serena chain in Nairobi, Kampala, Kigali and Islamabad (ok, not East Africa). The Nairobi Serena has been left far behind in comparison to the rest of the group and complacently trades on its reputation. The hotel is dowdy and tired, the rooms tiny and the bathrooms miniscule.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2010

We used this hotel for the beginning and end of our holiday and it was lovely. The staff were genuinely kind and considerate all times which made the service great. The security at the front and around the hotel was very good and reassuring. The superior hotel room was off a good size, good views over the grounds, local parks... More 

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Köln
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2010

Serena Hotel is my first choice for business trips to Kenya. The hotel offers excellent Service, nice rooms and good security. The restaurant is excellent and seems to be one of the best in Kenya but there is also the possibility for light meals at the bar or in the garden. Nice bar at the pool). Some smaller shops (souvenirs... More 

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Sopot, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2010

Excellent service, silence area in the heart of Nairobi. Good food.

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Bucks
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2010

We spent less than 24 hours in the hotel, and most of that was spent vegging by the pool. I was a little bit put off that the pool was overlooked by the restaurants which seemed to have a lot of business men having meetings! We ate lunch in the Maghreb restaurant, which cost 20Ksh each, and was buffet style.... More 

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Address: Kenyatta Avenue/Processional Way | P.O. Box 46302, Nairobi GPO, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Nairobi Serena Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 183
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