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Fairview Hotel

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Nairobi
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My business partner and I had a business Lunch at the Coffee Shop. I ordered a chicken Avo Salad and she had the BLT sandwich. I have always liked the Fairview right from childhood having been born and raised in Nairobi. The food was OK but we did notice a dip in quality of service and facilities. The recent takeover... More 

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Kharkiv, Ukraine
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66 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed at Fairview for a few nights a few years ago on my first trip to Kenya. I loved the hotel. It was clean, the room was spacious and clean, wi-fi worked, good bathroom. I loved the breakfast buffet and the selection of fruit and juice provided. The hotel is in a very secure area - next to an embassy,... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Facilities do vary: there are some older rooms, fine but not distinguished, that are pressed into service at need. The fine pool, featuring live music that is likely to be good (though careful to avoid offence), is surrounded by a fine evening restaurant. The cellar is good for serious wine choice. But the main atrium restaurant, where the excellent breakfast... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel is a must visit when you are in Nairobi. Not so out of town but once you are in you feel like you are out in the country. The food is well done and the staff very helpful and friendly. Though I live in Nairobi will look for a reason to stay here #anniversarycommingup :)

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Seattle, Washington
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16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was there for 6 nights in Sept 2015 and had a comfortable stay. The place is serene and feels very secure. The bedroom was very clean and comfortable. Included breakfast has a wonderful variety and was of high quality.

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

Thank you for staying with us, and we are so glad that you had a great stay! We look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

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83 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was in town on business for 3 nights and found the hotel conveniently central between my meetings in Karen, downtown shopping and outings, and the airport. Stayed in the garden rooms. Room size was adequate. What I found missing was floor rugs or area carpet to cover portions of the hardwood floor to warm up the room as it was... More 

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

Thank you for staying with us KhaledKhorshid, and we are so glad that you had a great stay! We look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

Durban, South Africa
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38 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoyed staying at the Fairview Hotel. I was in Kenya for business and stayed at this hotel all 3 times I was in Nairobi. The gardens are beautiful, the staff an absolute pleasure to deal with and the rooms comfortable and tidy. There are two great places to eat at the hotel, the one situated in the garden... More 

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

Thank you for staying with us Michelle G, and we are so glad that you had a great stay! We look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

Lower Gwynedd, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Behind the gates of the hotel, this was truly a paradise. The food, service and staff were nothing but 5 stars. The rooms are basic but clean, hot water and great internet! Wish the wine was a little less expensive, but it was good none the less! I have stayed at other hotels in Nairobi, but this is my new... More 

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

Thank you for staying with us, and we are so glad that you had a great stay! We look upon our hotel as a ‘home from home’ for all of our guests and strive to create an atmosphere to match this, so for us to read that you found this to be the case is truly rewarding feedback for us.... More 

South Bend, Indiana, United States
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for one night and can't really give it a great review. The grounds are beautiful and the location is well secured, but the room was simple, and the toilet didn't flush. In addition, there were not many suitable eating establishments close by. But what was really off-putting was the price of the food, even at the "cheaper"... More 

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FairviewHotelbyCLHG, General Manager at Fairview Hotel, responded to this review

16th August 2016 Dear Mrs. Sarah Humphrey I trust that my response finds you well. From the outset, I would like to thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on the Trip Advisor platform, following your recent stay at the Fairview Hotel. It gives me the opportunity to address and to rectify our shortcomings. I would like... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful grounds. Excellent food and staff. The rooms are perfect formula needs. Many thanks to George Mwanda (IT manager) for his personal kindness and persistence in solving a problem for me. I hope I get to return to Kenya and stay here again.

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

Thank you for staying with us, and we are so glad that you had a great stay! We look upon our hotel as a ‘home from home’ for all of our guests and strive to create an atmosphere to match this, so for us to read that you found this to be the case is truly rewarding feedback for us.... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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 Friendly, Cafe, International, Contemporary
Mitende Atrium
Mitende Atrium
Cuisines: Italian, European
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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 - $229 (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 Business Hotel in Nairobi
#5 Family Hotel in Nairobi
#8 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
#8 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
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