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The Clarion Hotel

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Moi Avenue | Opposite Jevanjee Gardens, Nairobi 5247-00506, Kenya
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Ranked #70 of 129 Hotels in Nairobi
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

from the door you will experience professional service from the point you check in to the time you check out with taxis at the lobby transport is made easier for you the time i was there i enjoyed the room service and the house keeping service is over the board the staff are friendly and quite resourceful

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is very well located, close to the city center and to other bars and restaurants. Otherwise, anything but a 4 starts hotel. The furniture was broken, the cleaning was not well done. Bathroom door broken and bulbs broken that were partially fixed only after our second request. The breakfast was very poor also - a small variety of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Stayed there for two weeks and enjoyed how the hotel staff were very helpful throughout my stay.. Of course the food was very good considering that im not really into their cousines but overall they really know how to treat a customer with a smile.

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ahmedabad
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This hotel is centrally located in CBD Nairobi. The staff is very courteous and helpful. The security is also reliable. The conference rooms facility is a plus for small and medium size gatherings or corporate meets.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The Clarion Hotel was quite a pleasant surprise for me when i stayed there a few weeks ago. I loved the small intimate lobby as well as the helpful and friendly check in staff. The room i stayed in was clean and well maintained. Dinner at the restaurant was simply spectacular. The food was so delicious that i had to... More 

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Bungoma, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

My group normally meets at the clarion hotel weekly. The conference rooms are of a wide variety i.e. from a small executive meeting to a large number (e.g. a church can fit). The setup is normally customized to our requirements and there is always a dedicated staff to endure you are comfortable.

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Stayed twice in July 2014 between safaris. The front of house staff are pleasant and the hotel is clean and central in Nairobi. After that it all goes downhill. Restaurant staff ignore you or take an order and forget to bring it. You are competing against a very noisy TV in the corner which gets much more attention than the... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I stayed in the Clarion for 5 evenings during my visit in Nairobi. Day after my arrive in the hotel I was in the bar with some friends and we order some juices and sausages. When I asked for my billet the waiter gave me a hands writing billet, while I was waiting for my change I saw the waiter... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

I stayed in the Clarion for two evenings during my recent visit to Nairobi and found the hotel well appointed. I travel extensively in Africa and am delighted when I find a gem like this. The hotel comes complete with a gym, sauna, steam room, spa, business centre and restaurant. They also offer an airport shuttle service and are located... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

the clarion hotel is Ideal for business trips where you would be at the center of city near KICC most of international exhibitions held there , this hotel having a serious problem of WiFi network so you are almost will be offline , if you are suffering from noisy or couldn't sleep with noisy traffic simply don't be there .... More 

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