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Fairview Hotel

Bishops Road | P.O Box 40842, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Let me be really clear: I don't find Nairobi a great city to hang out in, but do have to pass through it for work. And I cannot fault the Fairview as really the only place to stay! The gardens create a wonderful sense of space and you begin to relax as soon as you are through security. The hotel... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited their Kapeo Restaurant with some friends for dinner. The usual through security check that comforts your mind. The manager this evening was not so welcoming he even suggested we move to the restaurant down stairs we were undermant of not moving, one of the waiters saved the day by offering great services to us, the food is great but... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I arrived late for a stay here thanks to trip advisor reviews that I believed on. Got an economy room at a price more than one of the best hotels I stayed in few months ago. The room was too small! No bathtub, no shower cap, no bath gel, and the empty bath gel container at the shower room meant... More 

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Dubai
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8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Their are a number of very good hotels in Nairobi, but none that feel so much like a home in the city to which the leisure or business traveler will repeatedly return. The Fairview achieves pretty much everything that a top end hotel should, but without the unnecessary fluff. The rooms are spacious, cool and most importantly quiet, the beds... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make sure you book early. It's often full. It has a garden setting that offers a sense of peace. Good, reliable hotel, with some "economy" options: very small rooms that are still pretty pricey and would only suit a business traveler. However the Nairobi hotel scene is extraordinary pricey and as hotels go, this is very good. The staff are... More 

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Uckfield, Sussex
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have stayed at the Fairview many times over the last 12 or so years and many of the same staff are still there and we always have a lovely welcome back. The hotel has changed greatly over the years with modernisation in different ways, but it looks good. Our gripe is that that have removed the baths and replaced... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the only hotel I'll stay in in Nairobi. To be honest, I'm usually there for work and the hotel is booked by my organization, but all of us (it's usually a group trip) have made it clear that we don't want to stay at any other hotel - and we've tried several. The breakfast has got to be... More 

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Algarrobo, Chile
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to relax after working hard in Nairobi during the day. Staff, as in most expensive hotels in Nairobi, are fantastic: warm, gentle and friendly. The included breakfast buffet is great--I particularly liked the made to order omelettes. It is very safe with the Israeli embassy across the road-extra points for spotting their security guard who... More 

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Perroy
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice and clean hotel in Nairobi, with very good breakfast and some restaurants in the hotel which are good. Beautiful swimmingpool and gardens. Quiet. Good security. Nearby surroundings not exciting but since traffic is bad in Nairobi it is anyway better to eat at the hotel than going out at night.

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swindon
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89 reviews 89 reviews
58 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only arrived at the hotel late in the evening, and left after breakfast the following day, but the service was very good, friendly and efficient. We stayed here a couple of years ago, and returned because we enjoyed our stay then. We were not disappointed on this occasion either.

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Address: Bishops Road | P.O Box 40842, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 127
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Also Known As:
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#1 Family Hotel in Nairobi
#2 Business Hotel in Nairobi
#7 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi

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