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Fairview Hotel

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Ontario
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We traveled 3 weeks during the month of July and wtr very happy to stay and end our trip at this hotel. The grounds were amazing with fresh grown vegetables and herbs all around. The waterfalls made for a lovely backdrop to the front restaurant. Their pizza was awesome btw!their buffet breakfast was the best we've had a well. The... More 

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Charlotte, United States
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16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights, and appreciated the Western appointments, including AC, flat screened TV, and hair dryers. The security is tight getting in and out of the property, but that's what you want in the bustling city of Nairobi. Hotel has several choices for in-house restaurants. Food and service was high quality. There are lush grounds, a garden... More 

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Victoria, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

From the moment you walk in, you notice the attention to detail of this iconic building: lots of deep dark hardwood banisters, flooring, furniture, beautiful. Some of the rooms are pretty small, but no need to hang around your room, the grounds here are gorgeous. Service is good, poolside is a great place to eat, has receptacles for your laptop,... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Fairview Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for the wonderful review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your overall stay with us and that everything met your needs and expectations. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon. More 

Metro Manila, Philippines
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31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Was here in June 2015 where I stayed for one week and where we had our regional workshop. Rooms was spacious with nice beddings and facilities. Great landscape and beautiful surroundings. Has indoor and outdoor restaurant setup. Nice pool. Buffet breakfast has good selection of african, japanese, italian cuisine and the likes. Serves fresh fruits, juices coffee milk and other... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Fairview Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us Dan, and we are so happy to hear that you found our staff so efficient and friendly; enjoyed the hotel facilities as well as the breakfast offerings - key components that we pride ourselves in! We look forward to having you stay with us again soon. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I spent my first two nights at one of the business suite they have aside the main building (which is truly stunning). Suite was all right, no noise, no dirt, no mosquitos. Bathroom was big and clean.. I slept like a baby! I came back to spend just one night at the Fairview and as a friend recommended me I... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Fairview Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for the constructive review, Cate. We are so glad that you enjoyed your overall stay with us and that everything met your needs and expectations. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon. More 

Kalamazoo, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second group stay (for the Global Philanthropy Alliance) and my third stay at the Fairview/Town Lodge. The property looked wonderful and the food -- with a fabulous new chef! -- was outstanding! The service was highly attentive and warm, and much improved over past stays. I assume that the new GM -- Morne Bester -- has played... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Fairview Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. It is always lovely to read great reviews from guests who visit us time and time again and please accept our most sincere thanks for your continued patronage of the City Lodge Hotel Group. We are glad to hear that we met your expectations. It is always very rewarding to receive such a great... More 

New York City, New York
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99 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Fairview for a work conference. The grounds are stunning and the restaurants are fair. The rooms were a bit spare, otherwise I would have given it five stars. The service was impeccable, with very friendly staff.

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Fairview Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for the positive review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your overall stay with us and that everything met your needs and expectations. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a beautiful and peaceful place full of trees, right in the middle of a chaotic city. The hotel is a bit dated but they keep it clean and well maintained. The security is incredible. It is in front of the Israeli Embassy, where you cannot even take pictures of the street (a colleague of mine learned it the... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Fairview Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and for the constructive review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your overall stay with us and that everything met your needs and expectations. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon. More 

Bloomfield, MI
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mr. Morne' Bester and his incredible team worked tirelessly making our organization's annual 4-day meeting perfect! We are a well-traveled, sophisticated organization and our members unanimously stated that the professionalism and hospitality at the Fairview was the best they had encountered. Staff truly went above and beyond the highest level of service and attention we could have possibly expected. Staff... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Fairview Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your fantastic and detailed review of your recent stay with us. It was great to read how much you enjoyed every aspect of your stay. We look forward to another opportunity to host you in the future, and once again, thank you for your positive comments. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I used the Fairview twice this month, both before and after a trip to safari camps in central Kenya. Gracious, immaculately maintained, inside and out. Entire staff was friendly, helpful, efficient and, as their lapel pins professed, "kind". Variety of on site restaurants to accommodate your hour, budget, dietary requirements and ethnic preferences. Mexican to sushi to Indian inspired dishes,... More 

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Fairview Hotel, responded to this review

It is always our pleasure to welcome back guests to the hotel and we are proud to say that this is happening with increasing regularity. The whole team here really do love using the words "Welcome back"! We are glad to hear that we met your expectations. It is always very rewarding to receive such a great feedback. We look... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Food & drink at the hotel
Mukutan Garden Cafe
Mukutan Garden Cafe
Cuisines: European, Vegetarian, Cafe, International, Contemporary
Mitende Atrium
Mitende Atrium
Cuisines: Italian
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fairview Hotel is owned and operated by the City Lodge Hotel Group. It is Nairobi's most popular four star hotel comprising of 127 rooms (with some five star rooms!). Our product offering is designed for the business traveller with various room types set in five acres of beautiful gardens. Our room rates include bed, breakfast, wifi and all taxes. We are situated 2 kilometers out of the Nairobi central business district on Upper hill. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fairview Hotel

Address: Bishops Road | P.O Box 40842, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range: $176 - $215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Fairview Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 127
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Also Known As:
Fairview Hotel Nairobi
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Nairobi
#5 Business Hotel in Nairobi
#7 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
#8 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
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