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Hemingways Nairobi

5.0 of 5 Nairobi, Kenya
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

I've been to Hemingway's twice for dinner and both times I've been very impressed with the food and service. I've had the slow cooked beef each time and it is just mouth-wateringly good. Writing this review is tempting me to get in my car and drive over there for dinner right now. I would highly recommend dining at Hemingway's to... More 

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Brisbane
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

We had seen Hemingways featured in a prominant luxury magazine in Australia and decided to book a special dinner at the restaurant before departing on safari. After the recent Westgate Mall terrorism attacks, our group was cautious of travel as tourists (white) in Nairobi. We asked Hemingways if they could assist us with organising a transfer vehicle from our hotel... More 

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Simon H, General Manager at Hemingways Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Jess M Thanks for your feedback . With regard to the transfers; these were sub-contracted by us for you at your request and the price quoted to you prior to your acceptance. Additionally we organised for 2 vehicles with drivers to pick you up from your hotel 21km away and bring you to Karen, wait for you and take... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

I just returned from 2 weeks in Kenya, volunteering in a few different places. Due to a few issues with our housing, we booked a few nights at the Hemingways while we worked during the day. I am only 27 but have traveled quite a bit in my life and I can honestly say I have yet to stay at... More 

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Altadena, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

I just finished spending a week at Hemingways. I've spent better than 30 years traveling extensively as part of my job (I'm a Tour Manager for rock tours) and I can honestly say that I've never had a better experience than the one I had at Hemingways. The grounds are immaculate, the rooms well decorated and very comfortable, the food... More 

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Antioch, Illinois, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Room was very nicely appointed. Service was all you could ask for. Would love to stay again.This is as good as it gets. This would be a room I would love to have at home.And you most try their wonderful steaks, Mouth watering good.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

A fabulous hotel on the outskirts of busy Nairobi. The grounds are beautiful and the rooms are spectacular. Service given by the front desk, room attendants and restaurant staff is amazing. We loved our dinner, the steaks are among the best we have ever enjoyed. Breakfast on our terrace, overlooking the grounds was excellent. We only stayed one night, before... More 

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Simon H, General Manager at Hemingways Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear LucyH49 We are delighted to receive your positive feedback and look forward to your next visit when hopefully you can enjoy more of our facilities such as the spa. Best Regards Simon H More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

My visit was for lunch rather than staying in this new addition to the Nairobi hotel scene so must be viewed with that in mind. However, I was expecting something special given the hype that had preceded the opening of the place to stay if you wanted to experience the magic that Karen Blixen described in Out of Africa, The... More 

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Simon H, General Manager at Hemingways Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Simon J Many thanks for your feedback. I am glad that you appreciated the willingness to please of our service team. In terms of value we are the leaders in our competitor set; it is something we closely monitor. We hope you will revisit us for a meal in the near future. Best Regards More 

Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

My fiance treated me to a birthday lunch at Hemingways on the 14th of October. The food was stunning, the service was impeccable and the setting perfect. Many thanks to Alastair Addison (the perfect host) the CEO for a complimentary bottle of chilled Italian white which was ideal on a hot Nairobi day. Johnnie McMillan

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Simon H, General Manager at Hemingways Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Johnnie We are very glad you enjoyed your birthday lunch with us, we constantly strive to maintain our exacting standards and it is good to know we are achieving that. Please do visit us again. Best regards Simon H More 

Issaquah, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

I have to say the BEST hotel in Nairobi by far. Arrived late in the evening after a very long flight to arrive at my new all time Favorite hotel. The rooms are beautifully decorated extremely comfortable and very luxurious. So much so I did not want to leave it was so comfortable. Loved the private balcony over looking the... More 

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manchester, United Kingdom
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25 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Possibly the best hotel in Nairobi! The rooms and grounds were spectacular and the service superb - even at 04:00 am when we arrived. I had a pretty rapid turnaround so wasn't able to take advantage of the facilities but I can say that breakfast was excellent. Now I just need to get back there as soon as possible!

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Address: Nairobi, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Hemingways Nairobi 5*
Number of rooms: 45
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#4 Family Hotel in Nairobi
#6 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
#6 Spa Hotel in Nairobi
#8 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi

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