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Fairview Hotel

#9 of 125 Hotels in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence
Bishops Road | P.O Box 40842, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is generally very good in terms of facilities and furniture. Staff needs to be more welcoming. The hotel missed our airport pickup despite earlier confirmation. Food variety and quality are accepted. The provided bakery during the meeting breaks were always old and not fresh.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely old property with an beautifully established garden, great pool, good restaurants, very friendly and helpful staff - in a great, secure location for downtown Nairobi. As with older properties the rooms and bathroom are a little dated, but we had a really comfortable stay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Fairview hotel has been in business for many years and the owners carefully built it up to what it is today - undoubtedly one of the best hotels in Nairobi. The gardens are beautifully landscaped with a water feature and well kept lawns. Numerous well pruned trees ensure guests feel they are in the countryside and not in the... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second time that I have spent 2 weeks at this hotel. Truly western standard 4 star quality hotel with well trained, well briefed, attentive and friendly staff. Indoor restaurant with pianist, another under umbrellas in the beautiful garden, and a third around the clean, substantial swimming pool. Plentiful quality food from breakfast to evening meals. Well equipped... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel located very nice and safety places in Nairobi. People are very polite and very helpful. Rooms are not very comfortable but very clean. Rooms have different furniture than rest of the hotels in EU. All the furniture is wooden. They have rich breakfast and you can have fast food from all kitchens from world in lunch. Internet a little... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Regularly, I visit Nairobi for business. If possible, I stay in Fairview. The price/quality ratio is really good, but above all the green and quiet, safe environment is good. Rooms are different than in the common business hotels, which I consider an asset. Staff is really friendly. Wifi can be improved.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Fairview on a recent trip to Nairobi for almost three weeks. I had an excellent experience and could not speak more highly of the courteous and attentive staff, excellent facilities and beautiful grounds. The hotel has additional rooms which I believe they use for more extended stay guests across from the main hotel. When I was... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great garden atmosphere with the lovely water feature; great sandwich with excellent value for money; and outstanding service - really engaging with us customers. I first stayed here in 1977 and the Fairview has been continuously getting better and better and better, Long may that last!

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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is really nice. My boyfriend and I loved it. Room service was great. Rooms were really clean. Food at the restaurant was really nice too..I recommend their sushi. Polite staff and some even spoke French and mandarin. Looking forward to going back!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly staff, quite, well managed gardens, neat n clean room. The hotel is not very far from the city center but still very secure. The only thing that got me was that most restaurants in the hotel close by 9:30 which was a bit odd, other then that excellent place, would recommend to any traveller, if not on a budget.

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