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Fairview Hotel

#6 of 122 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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New York City, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've stayed at the Fairview before, and always had a wonderful time. This time I was in charge of a small conference, and came in contact with the efficient and helpful conference staff headed by Rosaline. They make everything work smoothly. Don't miss the food in the hotel's several restaurants. The hotel is located close to the center of town,... More 

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New York City, New York
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed at the Fairview twice and both have been very good experiences. The rooms are small and the prices a bit high (though that's par for course in Nairobi) but everything is clean and functional. Service is fantastic in all regards - housekeeping, front desk, restaurants, and laundry. Very happy to see plenty of vegetarian options on their menus... More 

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Morristown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms in the old part of the hotel are my favorite - large and private. The selection and variety of restaurants on the property makes extended stays enjoyable. The staff are very accommodating and courteous. It is truly an oasis in Nairobi. Highly recommended.

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entebbe
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful place, grounds, people, food and fun! This is a great place for before/after safari, to relax if you live in Africa, for business, and just for fun. Also if you are in Nairobi, a nice place to come for dinner in the garden or by the pool!

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Wageningen, The Netherlands
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62 reviews 62 reviews
25 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

5 nights. Business trip. + Great rooms and beds + Scenery just wonderful. You are smack in the middle of the city but it feels completely different due to the lush bushes and architecture. + Great service + Great food. - Absolutely nothing

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New York City, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In the heart of this crazy city and after a long drive, we were happy to enter this tropical paradise. Our room was modern and minimalist, comfortable. The grounds were peaceful. The pool was relaxing. The food options were varied and all great.

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Horley, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel that never disappoints! And one you really regret leaving! Impeccably run - it is difficult to fault. The only thing I complained about was the cake which was somewhat stale in one of the restaurants. Sauna and steam would be nice to add to the gym facility. Just really lovely hotel and one you know you can recommend safely.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Fairview is my choice of places to stay in Nairobi. It's pretty simple: it has a great location, nice grounds, and is way more interesting than typical corporate-clone buildings. It's a little bit of a rabbit warren, as it was apparently built in stages. But that's not a problem. I like the sunlit atrium for breakfast, the lovely greenery... More 

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Langley, BC
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103 reviews 103 reviews
20 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights in February at this lovely hotel. The grounds are beautiful and the colonial architecture is welcoming. Staff was extremely friendly. The food was good and the room comfortable and clean. Their swimming pool was not heated, so too icy for most people and many were lounging around in swimsuits not daring to venture in! We had... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
43 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The gardens, pool and architecture make this a really nice hotel, a little oasis away from the city. The staff were very nice and the food was good. On the down side, my room was a bit small (though nicely appointed), the bathroom was rather old, the towels were quite old, only coffee in the room (no tea), but worst... More 

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