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Tribe Hotel

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed February 9, 2015

It was a real departure from the usual chain hotels in many places to enter into the exuberant atmosphere of the Tribe Hotel. Tribe had responded punctually to my request for an airport pickup that worked - already a good sign. The Tribe Hotel is an outstanding statement of contemporary Africa accomplished through its architecture and the variety of material...

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Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed February 7, 2015

I had take lunch in the restaurant in the hotel, first of all, the interior decoration was very beautiful, outside a nice place pass some hours, i stayed in a table near to the swimming pool listen the water, relaxed try the soup of tomato first and the salmon with vegetables was perfect very very good taste.I recommend the restaurant...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed February 6, 2015

The hotel is clean with quite good service, not intrusive and rather efficient. The food is nice and it sells delicious chocolate. Shuttle service to UNON is also quite handy, and its proximity to the village market convenient.

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

I have stayed at the Tribe 4 times (a week each time) when I was working in Gigiri. I loved staying at the hotel, the rooms are great, food is great and the service is top notch. I will return any time I am back to Nairobi. I particularly love the breakfast buffet, a great variety of items and the...

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Reviewed February 1, 2015

I have stayed in this hotel four times over a period of some eighteen months, on each occasion for between three and six nights. I have also conducted business/conference sessions. Very nice rooms and meeting facilities/business centre/IT support, as well as restaurant, poolside area, good quality and variety of food. Lovely, helpful staff appear to lack support/obvious presence of senior...

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Thank David L
Maryland
Reviewed February 1, 2015

From the moment you arrive at the Tribe you feel that everyone wants to help you to relax and enjoy your stay. Each meal was delicious: I tried the ready-to-order omelette for breakfast, a carry out lunch, and the grilled lamb... each surpassed my expectations. The room was beautifully decorated with an oversized bed, desk and everything you would expect...

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 28, 2015

We travelled for the first time to Nairobi in a large group (25) for a family wedding. All of us stayed at this lovely hotel. The first group of 16 of us checked in around 6-7am. We were permitted to have an early check in and late check out for all of our group who were arriving and departing on...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 27, 2015

Very conveniently located hotel near an ex-pat shopping mall. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Fantastic buffet breakfast. The first room they showed me was really nice with a view of the pool but it was too noisy so I moved to another room which overlooked the parking lot. Still, it was a nice room, if somewhat small. I...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed January 27, 2015

My husband and I stayed in Tribe for a week in 2011. Loved the hotel then, and decided to stay there again this trip. The hotel is still as beautiful. Room, food, service were impeccable. I travel a lot and stay in many hotels on a regular basis. Except during holidays, I rarely bothered with the breakfast beyond a quick...

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New York, New York, United States
Reviewed January 25, 2015

I would recommend Tribe- the artistic decor is unique - not your cookie cutter hotel. The SPA was amazing. The food was great and the location was within walking distance to other places to eat and shop!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Food & drink at the hotel
Jiko
Jiko
Cuisines: European, International
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set apart from the crowded city centre and a modern contrast to a city of colonially-inspired getaways, Tribe Hotel located in the lush suburbs of the city echoes nothing but the ultimate in luxury and tranquility. It’s sleek architecture and crisp lines are sure to set forth a brand new experience in hotel accommodation. Drawing inspiration from its African heritage, the interior of the hotel boasts exquisite art, crafts and furnishings handpicked from the farthest corners of the continent. Each of the 137 rooms is carefully designed to whisk you away from the average mundane hotel room into a world of chic and hip design with an emphasis on detail and luxury. An ideal destination for those craving increased intimacy and comfort with an added dose of personal service. From free high speed internet access, complimentary mini bars, luxury airport transfers, warm welcomes to express check in and check-out facilities, you can be sure that Tribe understands the individual needs of just about any traveler! Adjacent to the hotel is The Village Market, the largest shopping and recreational complex in Eastern Africa, and Nairobi’s premier retail and cultural destination. With over 150 shops and services, set within flowing rivers and waterfalls. It is also home to the weekly Maasai Market which hosts 350 artists for a colorful display of crafts, paintings, beadworks and fabrics every Friday. Bringing a whole new pampering experience to Nairobi is the hotel’s Kaya Spa. Using carefully selected products, Kaya’s uniquely developed treatments are designed to harmonize both the body and mind. The six treatment rooms infuse a sense of tranquility through inspiring design and decor that is sure to contribute to the relaxation and re-invigoration of your entire spa experience. Tribe’s signature restaurant recently launched a brand new menu carefully designed by the Executive Chef and his team. Inspired by the open flame grill, the menu is a tribute to local farmers; paying homage to crisp flavors and fresh, organic ingredients. The Jiko team has also reinvented Tribe’s famous Sunday brunch; the perfectly constructed menu features an extended dessert buffet, unlimited breezy cocktails, amongst an array of other feasts for the entire family. Jiko authentically holds true to the glamour of the hotel while offering guests the delights of whimsy and fantasy through a playful approach to presentation. Located on the lobby level of the hotel, Suite 101, the new pastry offering at Tribe, is a place where you can come at anytime of the day. Using only the finest ingredients, the pastry shop offers an array of hot and cold treats ranging from custom and novelty cakes, decadent French macaroons, designer cupcakes, homemade chocolates and ice creams to bespoke sandwiches made using daily freshly baked bread. Whether it be for some intimate time alone with a tall mug of chai tea latte and a deliciously delectable pastry or a high tea with friends, Suite 101 is definitely a must try for any sweet tooth! Tribe’s serene, charming and charismatic surroundings undoubtedly place it among the most striking, and luxurious boutique properties on the African continent, guaranteeing to meet and exceed the needs of any guest from jet setting celebrities to time constrained business travelers looking to add an urban flair to their Kenya-getaways! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tribe Hotel

Address: Limuru Road | The Village Market, Gigiri, Nairobi 00621, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi > Highridge
Price Range: $209 - $314 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Tribe Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 137
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Also Known As:
Tribe The Village Market Hotel
Hotel Style:
#2 Business Hotel in Nairobi
#6 Spa Hotel in Nairobi
#10 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
#10 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
#12 Family Hotel in Nairobi
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Ask for a room away from the bars and public areas, it gets very noisy at the weekend.”
 of 5 bubbles travellerERH, 1 week ago | Read review
“Do not face building area. It is not scenic.”
 of 5 bubbles HH65, Feb 9, 2017 | Read review
“None - try a different hotel”
 of 5 bubbles neilg770, Jan 20, 2017 | Read review
“ask for a deep bathtub - a must after an overseas flight.”
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“Pool room view”
 of 5 bubbles Blanemarsili, Jan 17, 2017 | Read review
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