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Fairview Hotel

#6 of 122 Hotels in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence
4.0 of 5
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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Fleet, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a little jewel of a place in the heart of Nairobi and well worth considering as a base if you are heading for east Africa. A range of rooms and family run so you don't get the usual corporate schmuks.. Good food, good service and good facilities.

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Le Puy-en-Velay, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have just spent some 4 months at 'The Fairview' both within the hotel and in one of their apartments and it was a real home from home. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff and having the option of using the various restaurants and facilities as an apartment dweller was an added bonus. All the food was really... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have stayed overnight in Nairobi many times before, normally in an adjacent hotel. I was en route to Tanzania and I arrived at 2200 hrs from the airport. I left the hotel after a very good breakfast at 0730. The staff were friendly, the hotel was clean and adequate. It is very well guarded, situated close to the Israeli... More 

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New York City, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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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