We booked this hotel through a local travel company and paid way too much. The room and bed were the smallest we encountered in a three/four star category. Also we made the unfortunate decision to stay on a Saturday night. There was a nightclub very close by as well as another one a little further away. Hence we had loud bass thumping music all through the evening and into the night. The volume did drop but was still way too loud when we wanted to go to bed.
Also the toilet didn't work, reception kindly gave us a bucket to fill up in the shower so that we could flush. In addition the hot water taps didn't work. But wait there was an answer, after turning on the hot water heater which is quite standard in a number of African Hotels, you turn on the cold tap a little and then get hot water. You moderate the temperature by turning on the cold tap further and the temperature cools. Disingeneous really!
Another small issue is that they don't supply any complementary water and were unable to supply water from reception. Could be a problem if one arrives late.
Otherwise breakfast is in a restaurant nearby. Breakfast was fine but was served ala carte which made things a bit slower.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The operators of this comfortable mid-range hotel place great importance on the well-being of their guests with the reception being open around the clock. The hotel has a total of 68 rooms (28 single rooms, 20 double rooms). The hotel is located in direct proximity to the airport (5.0 km). Your accommodation is easy to reach as it is located directly adjacent to the motorway. Safes are available at reception and in your room to hold your valuables. There's no chance of boredom in this hotel. The hotel's casino and disco will cater for your entertainment needs. You can hire a car direct from the hotel, and park it on the hotel's car park during your stay. Feel free to enjoy room service or the wake-up facility when staying at the hotel. The hotel operates a suite of business facilities. All rooms have air conditioning, and also offer other facilities such as cable TV, Internet access and a hairdryer in the bathroom. Do you want to book a non-smoking room? Are you traveling with your family and do you need a cot? We will gladly cater for your wishes - please indicate them when booking your room. The minibar in your room contains many tasty things. Forget the worries of the day as you enjoy a relaxing massage. All kinds of delicacies can be served in the hotel's restaurant (with tables outdoors) and bistro, with specialties for vegetarians and diabetics, too. The hotel bar has a large selection of drinks for your enjoyment. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Parkside Hotel Nairobi