The hotel is one of the newer Nairobi hotels, situated in Upper Hill (upcoming business area).
The rooms are spacious, modern and are giving a very good comfort. The beds are of good quality. On the flat TV a large number of English news and film channels are switched on. The bathrooms are big and bright. A kettle to make coffee and tea is in the room. For the standard of the hotel; I would have expected at least a shoe sponge or a shoe cleaning machine on each floor.
The breakfast selection is good, but is in no way worth the KES 2’500.- or USD 30.-. Food prices in general are in this hotel extravagant. For those looking for a small bite at reasonable prices, can find a local restaurant just opposite “Gazebo Grill”.
The gym is well equipped. The swimming pool is for my taste too near to the buffet restaurant.
The staff is very attentive. I have seldom seen so forthcoming hotel staff. Normally as a Priority Club member, I receive in all Hotels of the Intercontinental Group at least a welcome drink, which was not the case in the Crowne Plaza.
The Crowne Plaza is a safe choice, comfortable, clean and with friendly staff.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Crowne Plaza Nairobi is a new and stylish, 4 Star hotel strategically located in the commercial area of Upper Hill in Nairobi. The hotel is surrounded by multinational companies, diplomatic missions, banks, government offices, insurers and hospitals. Our pillar-less ballroom and 6 boardrooms with state-of-the-art equipments make it the ideal place to stay and meet. The Crowne Plaza Nairobi is just a 30 minute drive from the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, 10 minutes drive to the City Centre and 20 minutes drive to the famous Nairobi National Park and Animal Orphanage. Crowne Plaza Nairobi has 162 superbly appointed spacious rooms which include thirteen suites, a club floor with its exclusive lounge. All rooms are air conditioned and have high speed wireless internet connectivity. To compliment this is the Business Centre, the double story ultra modern fitness centre and heated swimming pool, Multiple restaurants and a double story bar, 24 hour room service, a gift shop, money changing facilities, beauty salon, travel desk, secure and ample parking space, and same day laundry facilities. ... more less
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