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Fairview Hotel

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Finmere
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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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Surrey, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our 3rd time staying at the Fairview & just as good as ever. We upgraded to one of the business rooms in the separate building as the extra space is great for our luggage. Although this time a bit more noise due to construction of a large tower behind & I believe some maintenance work in preparation for a visit... 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 

London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Listening to the frogs chorus in the lovely gardens of this hotel will be a lasting memory! Wonderful. Nice hotel, secure feeling in a great area. Lovely rooms and a good light feeling even though you are in Nairobi. Good choice !!

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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 

Durham, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived in Africa for the first time very late at night, and not really sure what to expect. The Fairview Hotel was a beautiful and impressive starting point. The grounds are lush with vegetation and a nice water feature out front. The old wood floors and interiors are gorgeous. The staff are very friendly and the food is great.

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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 and 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 

Abidjan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You may be scared on arrival, owing to the due crazy security. I understood later it was due to the Israeli embassy just across. But once inside, you are in an expanse.. luscious and green and filled with great food. I also loved the greens and the way they used plants to make different quarters. Plus, Joshua is great (restaurant)... 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 NnennaWestAfrica . 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 

Bern, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful lush oasis of calm and tranquillity in the middle of Nairobi. The gardens are lush and extensive and there are at least 4 restaurants to choose from. We tried two of them and the food was good at both. Pool and pool area also very pleasant although Nairobi can be quite chilly for swimming! The room itself was... 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 and great 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 

Houston, Texas
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28 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here prior to starting a safari trip. I loved the hotel. The rooms are kind of old fashioned and that is what I liked about it. The grounds are beautiful. A lot of business people seem to eat here. The food was fine, and I ate there several times. The location is very well guarded, and the hotel... 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 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Room and restaurants fantastic, sadly the Internet access is terrible and this caused me real problems with completing work from the room. But other than that I had a fantastic time here, very relaxing outside of work. Restaurants are varied and fantastic, staff very happy to help and gift shop a plus

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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 great 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 

Dodge City, Kansas
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18 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Fairview is good, not great, but if you have a short stay in Nairobi it does the job. The hotel feels quite secure, has excellent service, and passable food, though the rooms are dated and just ok. It is clean and well run. Nothing to get too excited about, but nothing to regret either.

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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 

Mombasa, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The working desk was big enough, the biggest I have ever had. As a travelling worker I found the desk and the plugs were within reach right at the required place. The spaciousness made working away from the office just feel the same. The lighting in the room were excellent.

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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
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: $178 - $239 (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
#6 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
#8 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
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