Spent 1 night here on way to safari. Nice clean hotel, but a little dark for my liking. The colonial look and feel of the hotel was quite nice but the frogs in ponds were a little noisy at night. The rooms were clean and the bed was really comfortable. However, our room was on the ground floor and was quite cold and dark inside. The pool area where you eat was really nice with good choice of breakfast in a buffet style. Ate at the steakhouse in the evening which was only average. Did not get a chance to use any of the facilities so cannot comment on them.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- SOUTHERN SUN MAYFAIR IS ONE OF NAIROBI'S BEST KNOWN LANDMARKS THAT FIRST ENJOYED ITS HEYDAY IN 1940'S COLONIAL KENYA. IT HAS BEEN EXTENSIVELY REFURBISHED TO PROVIDE MODERN FACILITIES, YET RETAINS THE UNDERSTATED CHARM AND ELEGANCE OF YESTERYEAR. THE HOTEL IS SITUATED CLOSE TO THE CITY CENTRE AND ONLY 20KM FROM JOMO KENYATTA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. WE WELCOME GUESTS TO EXPERIENCE THE TRADITIONAL WARMTH AND HOSPITALITY FOR WHICH BOTH KENYA AND SOUTHERN SUN ARE RENOWNED. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi Hotel Nairobi
- Holiday Inn Nairobi
- Nairobi Holiday Inn