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Fairview Hotel

#8 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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Mumbai
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What an experience. The café over there provides an excellent experience. The ambiance is classy and the food is very delicious. Lots of option to try from and you can try anything over here and believe me you won’t be disappointed. The quantity and quality of food is filling and satisfactory respectively. Some may find the place bit expensive but... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The property is one of the nicest in town, but safety in Nairobi is an important concern. I was passing the Fairview gate when two army officers stopped me and demanded a bribe. The blue-shirted Fairview guard was also present. When I called the hotel to inform them of this issue, they hung up on me: they were unwilling to... More 

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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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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 March 21, 2015

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 March 18, 2015

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 March 17, 2015

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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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

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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