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“Nice place to stay” 4 of 5 stars
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Silver Springs Hotel
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Valley Road & Argwings Kodhek Road, Nairobi, Kenya (Upper Hill Estate)   |  
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Ranked #31 of 145 Hotels in Nairobi
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Nice place to stay”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2008

I stayed here for three nights in total - one night followed by a week long break and then another two nights. The first night was very last minute and my colleague and I arrived late at night but the hotel were able to put us up and were very helpful. I stayed in a superior room, which was lovely and big (but the annexe in which it was located did feel a little deserted). The second (two night) visit was spent in a standard room, which was much smaller than the first room, but I actually liked it more. It felt much cosier and has a great location overlooking the pool and terrace. (Don't be scared by the appearance of the rather stark corridors, the rooms behind the doors are very nice!) The buffet meals are nice once or twice, but then they do get a bit much and you begin to crave something different but they do have an a la carte menu too. It is a little expensive for drinks and food and there was no water provided in the rooms (this cost 200 shillings per litre from the bar). Staff were generally friendly and helpful, though did seem pretty precise about where they like things located on your dinner table!! Overall, a pretty nice place for a stopover in Nairobi.

  • Stayed November 2008, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Check in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Cleanliness
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Carlingford, Ireland
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25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2008

Arrived on a Sunday afternoon to a warm welcome from security and front line staff.

Got a good room with a four poster bed, wish I had brought my other half, she would have enjoyed it.

The Hotel is just out of the CBD, a short taxi ride away. Traffic in and around Nairobi can be very difficult to negotiate so I would advise care and planning when making arrangements to visit other parts of the City.

On many occassions a buffet dinner is served which is a good mix of Kenyan and international dishes, A good chance for those of a careful disposition to try local food. On other occassions a fixed menu is available with European, Indian and local Kenyan dishes featured.

The hotel has a short wine list, all drinkable! Local beer should satisfy most palates.

Friendly and welcoming staff. I would stay again.

On a sour note, my computer bag and its contents were carefully and cleverly removed from under my feet at a restaurant elsewhere in Nairobi. I emphasise not at the Silver Springs.

  • Liked — Location, close to business partner
  • Disliked — Poor facilities for storage of clothes, lots of hanging space but no shelves.
  • Stayed September 2008, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 3 of 5 stars
      Location
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Check in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Thank sopw
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Aberdeen, Scotland
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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2007

This hotel was a peaceful haven away from the apparent chaos of downtown Nairobi. At least 3 security guards at the drive in gate, a doorman and always 3 staff at reception.

The atmosphere was relaxed and despite arriving late from the aiport [11pm] the staff could not do enough to make the booking quick and simple. Just a little bit late to catch dinner but the open bar area beside the pool rustled up some snacks. Managed to get a superior room for 12,000KES thanks to the friendly reception staff. Four poster bed and enough room to dance.

We stayed overnight and one of the local car rental firms picked us up next morning to go to the office and complete paperwork for the 4x4 rental. [Kenya Car Rental - Highly recommended - Mr Esmail Jolly and family]

I was so impressed with the hotel that we booked another overnight stay on return from Nakuru 10 days later. The breakfast was good and the overall impression was clean, businesslike and professional. I totall recommend this hotel to any fellow travellers if you need peace from the hustle and bustle of downtown.

  • Liked — Clean and bright
  • Stayed October 2007, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Value
    • 3 of 5 stars
      Location
    • 5 of 5 stars
      Check in / front desk
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Service
    • 4 of 5 stars
      Business service (e.g., internet access)
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3 Thank Fuzzabsm
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Address: Valley Road & Argwings Kodhek Road, Nairobi, Kenya
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Location: Kenya > Nairobi > Upper Hill Estate
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Spa Wheelchair access
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Ranked #31 of 145 Hotels in Nairobi
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Hotel Class:3 star — Silver Springs Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 160
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