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Fairview Hotel

#9 of 133 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
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have stayed in The Fairview a number of times, over the years and never been disappointed. This is one of the best Hotels I have stayed in, all around the world. A choice of restaurants for Lunch & Dinner & people meet there for the sumptuous Breakfasts. Says a lot. A really good swimming pool, with shaded areas for... More 

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Johannesburg
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a superb hotel almost hidden in the hustle of Nairobi. Great service & security. Lovely pool. Food was super. Garden is stunning. Various restaurants to choose from. Staff is ever friendly and a decent gym.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I like this hotel, though the rooms are nothing to write home about. It has more of an air of a colonial home or club than a hotel. The staff simply can't do enough for you. The pool is nice but the thing that hits the spot is the greenery, really lovely gardens and the management have used it to... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is safe, comfortable, and has extremely friendly and efficient service. From a smooth and secure booking process (I booked via email and guaranteed my booking via phone), to friendly reception, excellent restaurants (dinner and breakfast), and very comfortable rooms (including fast wifi). We stayed here before and after going on safari, so left our big travel bags at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at the hotel on our way to and from our first African Safari. Apprehensive about safety we were happy about heavy security. The grounds are green and beautiful. The food, western style, excellent. Service warm and inviting. Great first impression of Africa. As a bonus, poolside restaurant featured a very professional band with a lady singer with amazing... More 

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Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Six restaurants, friendly people, great food, sweet pussycats, lovely gardens, high security: this has the be the Fairview Hotel in Nairobi. I would advise anyone to go there who does not object against the great amount of Jews and Pakistanis in the neighborhood with its embassy right next to the place.

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Colonial-style hotel with lots of charm, lovely green areas, a gym and a good pool. Various places to sit for reading and working and chatting with friends and colleagues, both indoors and outdoors. Several restaurants to choose from, abundant and very varied breakfast. Rooms are now modernized and comfortable. One detail to keep in mind only: Make sure this is... More 

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Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent service, professional and friendly staff. Clean rooms and beautiful gardens. The place to stay and visit while in Nairobi. The gardens have various plants and labeled. The hotel houses sort of birds that are fed daily. The swimming pool very clean and attracting. The gym is small but well equipped and cozy.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great hotel in the heart of Nairobi but you feel like you are in the countryside. Lovely place to stay and the staff are always very friendly and helpful. I go there regularly and have yet to be disappointed.

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Geelong, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Great hotel behind the gates hiding the hustle and bustle of Nairobi. Breakfast a really good spread and eggs cooked to. Your liking however when I asked for runny poached they came back hard cooked. Nice gym, great pool and reasonable wifi. Gardens are a total contradiction to Nairobi and you feel really safe in the premises. Staff search all... More 

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