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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2008
PhilipMHenlow_UK Henlow, UK
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Henlow, UK
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2008

In my experience the hotel is unique, and such a breath of fresh air - a real contrast to formulaic hotels. The atmosphere is completely relaxed, the setting, the service, the building and the decor are stunning, and the accomodation and the food excellent. This is one hotel I am always really sad to leave.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2008

Stayed here one night on business and was very impressed. The hotel has a nice established feel, with red brick and stone-clad buildings, parquet wood flooring, and lots of access to fresh air (rather than air con - which isn't really necessary in Nairobi). The grounds are very green, and the location is excellent - central, and oppose the Israeli... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2008

Staying at the Fairview was a thoroughly pleasant experience. I had hoped that I had made the right choice and was very pleasantly surprised with my stay. As a woman travelling on my own I chose a single economy room and it had everything I needed; I was extremely comfortable and the hotel was good value. The choice at breakfast... More

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Calgary, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
25 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2008

The Fairview is an oasis in Kenya! It's a family run hotel and it shows in the way the staff treat their clients. I've stayed here several times over the past five years and now won't even consider staying anywhere else in Nairobi. Yes... the pool is a little chilly in May but besides that the only problem I have... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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65 reviews 65 reviews
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2008

stayed there on 2 seperate occasions in april 2008; first stay was relatively good although room service was poor and food very average for the price- the room lay-out was nice despite lots of noise so had to shut all windows and doors all the time but mind you fittings were quality. check out made us swipe card twice because... More

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worcester, uk
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2008

We have just returned from a great stay in Kenya. Due to the arrival time of our flight we had to stay the fisdt night in Nairobi before heading off on safari. There was no sign of the recent troubles there and we felt safe. The Hotel Fairview is gated for security - but I would point out that it... 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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