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Fairview Hotel

4.0 of 5 Bishops Road | P.O Box 40842, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
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    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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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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46 reviews 46 reviews
31 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My visit here was as brief, as brief can be. Getting to it from JKIA was swift and painless, but then I arrived at 2300 so traffic was not existent. Checking in was efficient and professional. I got a great, clean, fresh, functional and comfortable room with good reception for my phone and strong wifi signal to check my mails.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was booked into this hotel for on a 2-day business trip, i sure will like to come back someday on a holiday- very nice, neat hotel with a great ambience. Great, helpful staff and very, very nice food.

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13 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is set in magnificent gardens that give you a sense of home away from home. The customer service is fantastic. I stayed in an economy room which was neat and clean and comfortable. The restaurants are excellent and the gym and swimming pool are great. An added bonus is the free wifi at the hotel. I can definitely... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I love staying at the Fairview. It is small and quiet and relaxing. I always stay here in the beginning and end of my trip. After a lengthy flight from the states and the end of long days in the bush it is a welcome respite and great place to refresh.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The City of Nairobi is rapidly expanding. The once 'City in the Sun" is challenged. Yet in its traffic jams and skyscrapers, there is serenity. At the Fairview Nairobi. It refuses to go away. Its colonial times homely villas still hold ground. It defies the towers of Capital Hill. It retains its lawns just as they were; 50 years ago.... More 

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Madrid - Barcelona
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21 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second stay at the Fairview Hotel in the last three years and I found the place as special as ever. The hotel is a real oasis, green and tranquil, amidst the bustle of Nairobi. After all its years in existence (since 1946), Fairview retains the feel of a family owned and run business, were every detail is... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I bought one night in First Class Room for my wife as a birthday present. The staff found me a room with a bath and garden access. We stayed at the Fairview in the early 90s a few times, occasionally with kids and liked the setting. The plants, trees and birds are still very special. We liked the room a... More 

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32 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Fairview Hotel is conveniently situated to Kenyatta International Airport and Wilson Domestic Airport. It is an old hotel. The rooms are sparsely decorated but clean. The restaurant is large and had a great breakfast selection including an omelette chef. The security in the hotel was very tight. It seemed like an armed encampment. This is because it is near... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
23 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my second stay at Fairview. Everything about Fairview hotel was perfect. Wonderfully kind and friendly staff, beautifully clean room with everything I needed and great restaurants. I had to leave at 5.45am but they let me have my breakfast early. As a young single women traveling alone I felt completely safe and welcome.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful hotel for tourists and business guests. Great central location, but you must plan the traffic. Friendly service, but miss seeing the former owner operators, the Szlapak family! Great rooms, especially the refurbished rooms. Adequate gym and pool and great wonderful eating and meeting venues.

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Address: Bishops Road | P.O Box 40842, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Fairview Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 127
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Also Known As:
Fairview Hotel Nairobi
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Nairobi
#2 Business Hotel in Nairobi
#6 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
#8 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi

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