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Fairview Hotel

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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217 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I visited this hotel earlier this month when I was in Kenya for 2 weeks and staying nearby. It was recommended by a friend as having good restaurants. Having had our full of Java House etc we just needed to relax, unwind and have a good evening meal. The hotel did not disappoint. On arrival, and because of our interest... More 

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New Delhi, India
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel has a colonial charm to it, offering a comfortable and fun stay. All three restaurants offer sumptuous food, two of them with wonderful live music. There's abundant greenery around, for a hotel that is quite centrally located. The staff is warm and friendly. However, the hotel has 27 cats on it's property adding to the quirk quotient (which... More 

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Darmstadt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Have been staying at Fairview during all my trips in Nairobi since 2013. I always feel welcome, the service is friendly. This month had to arrange a short meeting with 10 participants - the hotel arranged a nice meeting room Majani for running the meeting. Everything worked perfectly, wifi connection was good enough for online conferencing, the big screen allowed... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the third time my wife and I have stayed at the Fairview. The other stays were in 2010 and 2013. I am pleased to see that even after the change of ownership of the hotel, the standard of service has not diminished. Nairobi was the first stop on a 3 week safari adventure through Africa. Given our previous... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was a 4 day Business trip ; I do recommend when making a reservation that you ask for the Main Building and not the accommodation next door ! The room sections just across from the pool at ground level are great !

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Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In 2016 I spent almost 3 months over several trips in this delightful period hotel. So I became quite accustomed to the place. All the staff are extremely cheerful, helpful and proud of the hotel. Just speak to any one of the 10 gardeners and you will discover their passion for keeping the hotel so attractive. The décor is very... 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 

Dijon, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice place. The hotel is very secured. So if you want to feel protected it is ideal. Nice food with several restaurants pigaglio, local food, buffet..... Reasonable pool in the middle of a beautiful tropical garden.

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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 

Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed at the Fairview on our way to Tanzania for one night. It was very comfortable and the gardens were great. My children enjoyed the great pizzas! We had hear that Nairobi was not safe...but we felt very safe here.

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Cugir, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If large skyscraper hotels are not what you miss in Africa, take this hotel which has about 100 years of history and the special charm. Enjoy living between trees and green grass, the great breakfast and the friendly people. Security is thight, also because of high ranking visitors that you might meet.

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Finmere
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 4 nights on business in Nairobi. Great spot with wonderful gardens and a very homely feel. The food and staff are excellent and the facilities are spotless. A great place to stay in the heart of Nairobi with a feel of being in the country.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • 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, Cafe, International, Contemporary
Mitende Atrium
Mitende Atrium
Cuisines: Italian, European
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • 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: $184 - $242 (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
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#5 Family Hotel in Nairobi
#5 Business Hotel in Nairobi
#6 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
#8 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
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