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“Nice hotel with great service” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Windsor Golf Hotel and Country Club

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Windsor Golf Hotel and Country Club
5.0 of 5 Resort   |   Kigwa Road, off Kiambu Road, | P.O. Box 45587, Nairobi 00100, Kenya   |  
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Ranked #30 of 103 Hotels in Nairobi
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“Nice hotel with great service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2006

We stayed at the Windsor on our first night in Kenya after being on safari for 10 days. It was quite a long taxi ride from the airport. There was a mix-up with our reservations, but they were quick to get a room ready for us while we ate dinner. The food was pretty good and the service was great.

The room was spacious and very clean. The bathroom was huge and the shower was great! There was even a hairdryer. The beds were comfortable and we had a nice view of the golf course when we woke up.

They have a nice business center where we could check our e-mail. When we discovered that our hotel in Mombassa fell through the concierge went above and beyond to help us get us a reservation at another hotel for that night. The service at the hotel was fantastic! We had a nice stay and if we are ever in Nairobi again we would stay here again.

  • Liked — great service, beautiful grounds
  • Disliked — far from the airport
  • Stayed September 2006, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2005

The Windsor's main attraction is that it allows you to wind down after a busy day of meetings. You can sit on the terrace with a beer, the moon looking down on you, and you hear as only sounds the cries of monkeys and birds. The hustle of the city is far-away. Same peaceful atmosphere to start-up your day. At breakfast they serve an excellent choice of hot and cold foods. And while you are having it, you look at the lawns and forest and golf course. Choice of natural juices rather limited. Dinner and beers a bit pricy. Rooms are great value, nicely decorated, spacy, well equipped. The place is rather deserted in the evening. Most of the guests seem to be in large groups, there is not much possibility to chat with someone, apart from the women selling "men's wear" ... There is a nice, little swimming pool. An awesome golf course, for non-golfers a running track through the forest, with monkeys staring at you from a distance. That garden is really big! You can walk away from the buildings and be alone, picturing that the fence might be broken and that a lion is going to get you! Until you suddenly meet a couple of golfers around the corner .. Front desk staff not very efficient. Checking out takes ages. Sport/massage facilities okay-ish. All in all a relaxing place, but if you are looking for adventure find your self another hotel.

  • Stayed February 2005, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Kigwa Road, off Kiambu Road, | P.O. Box 45587, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
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Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#19 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
#21 Business Hotel in Nairobi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Windsor Golf Hotel and Country Club 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Windsor Golf Hotel & Country Club is a Kenyan 5 star hotel resort with a cluster of impressive Victorian style buildings with 130 deluxe rooms comprising twins, doubles, studio suites and cottages all overlooking our spectacular 18-hole championship golf course, are tastefully decorated and have five-star amenities. With a 16-hour business center, free internet access in all rooms & free wifi in public areas, jogging track, tennis & squash courts, heated pool among other facilities ensure you and even your family won’t miss a moment of excitement when you choose to stay/visit the Windsor. Our greatest asset is SPACE, an AWESOME AMBIENCE and YOU our most valuable guest. ... more   less 
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