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Fairview Hotel

Bishops Road | P.O Box 40842, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
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Ranked #6 of 96 hotels in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Beverly Hills, Michigan
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86 reviews 86 reviews
6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Fairview in October 2013, two weeks after the bombing of the Westgate Mall. We were at the Fairview for a couple days then continued on to safari. Although I didn't write a review at the time, given events I thought I should share our experiences. While at the Fairview, we felt and I believe we were... More

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Coventry, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night before a safari trip. We were allocated Room 101 which I hoped wasn't a sinister omen. No worries - the room was very comfortable, breakfast was delicious and we wished we were staying for longer.

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Tualatin, Oregon, United States
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Fairview for 14 days for work. My room was fairly small, but clean. The bed was quite comfortable and the desk was nice. I had a non-a/c room, but the fan provided and the open windows were sufficient. The staff were all really friendly and welcoming. The Italian restaurant was authentic - amazing food, really fun... More

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

I've stayed at Fairview dozens of times and wouldn't stay anywhere else in Nairobi; safety, tranquillity, quality & variety of restaurants, friendly staff, it has it all. A1*. I also find that the staff are trained to be as helpful as possible

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a couple of night for a meeting that was organized at the hotel. The food and service were great. It has a safari/camp feel to it. Makes you think you are not in a city. The self service gym was handy. Note you have to climb stairs to reach your room.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It's across the street from the Israeli Embassy so there is additional security, bags are x rayed before going into the hotel. We found the staff at the front desk indifferent, even unfriendly-just what you don't need when arriving tired from a long flight. Everyone else was the exact opposite though. There are plenty of restaurant options to choose from,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

Is probably good for backpackers though not cheap, don't go there if you are for business in Nairobi and a part of fun you need proper rest. Hotels facilities are good but rooms are good only if you are in a safari spirit Certainly there must be something much worst in Nairobi but I wonder if there could be something... More

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Brisbane, Queensland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Having stayed here on a number of occasions, and written TripAdvisor reviews on the Fairview, there's not much more to say. It's my hotel of choice in Nairobi, though I usually only stay one night at a time, as I'm usually just passing through. Our room this time was newly renovated and very good compared to some of the rooms... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I always stay at the Fairview when I am in Nairobi - whether for work or pleasure. It is the perfect stay - and it gets better every time I go back. The management is constantly striving to improve the hotel and meet the highest standards. One thing to love is that the staff remains the same - that is... More

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Just returned from a weeks stay. We had business meetings every day, outside. The staff and service, was from a bygone era,the grounds are beautifully kept with plenty of outside areas to sit and relax. There are two bars and restaurants outside with two restaurants inside, the food is excellent with top quality ingredients, way above normal Hotel food. Unless... More

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Address: Bishops Road | P.O Box 40842, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#1 Family Hotel in Nairobi #2 Business Hotel in Nairobi #5 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
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Nairobi's most popular and only family-run four star hotel comprising of 127 rooms (with some five star rooms!). Our product offering is designed for the business traveller with various room types set in five acres of beautiful gardens. Our room rates include bed, breakfast, wifi and all taxes. We are situated 2 kilometers out of the Nairobi central business district on Upper hill, away from the noise of Nairobi. ... more   less 
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