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Fairview Hotel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2011

Have stayed here countless times during the last few years, both on business and when transiting Nairobi as well as for odd weekend breaks and have always received a very warm welcome. Staff members are all extremely helpful and go out of their way to give assistance if it is required. The hotel is set in beautiful grounds and there... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2011

First-time at Fairview during a recent business trip. Pleasantly surprised by everything from the appearance to the food. The staff really impressed me with their quality assistance, their knowledge and efforts to find information for me which was not readily available. Laughter is the best medicine, somebody once said, and the staff were always laughing or at the very least... More 

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Ontario Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2011

We stayed at the Fairview for the second time in November. Our overall impression was equally positive to our first stay and we concur with the positive comments already posted on this website. We had a very special dinner in the Pango restaurant. In contrast with another reviewer, we found the servers so friendly and gracious. The head chef, Eamon,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2011

The hotel is located to the rear of the Israeli Embassy and it is surrounded by a very tight security presence from the Kenyan armed forces and police. Entry to the hotel is carefully monitored and the security is so good that you often see government ministers there. The hotel was recommended to me by a friend who said there... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2011

We've stayed one night at this hotel during November 2011 and it was a great start to our holiday. The staff were really very attentive and provided great assistance although we've arrived early hours of the day. We stayed in room 3, Ground Floor; large room with a good sized en-suite. Clean, spacious, comfortable. Although we haven't used them, but... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2011

Lovely appearing hotel with beautiful gardens and pools. But rooms priced at lowest is still not good enough. Small rooms. Small tv. Like a bachelor pad or dorm room for one. It's clean so that's good. But the sound between rooms is bad. Just last night I lost at least 1hr sleep because the person next door was snoring loud.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2011

Good reception. Japanese food was fine. Room ok . For the reason we used it it was excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2011

Several stays now at the Fairview and I am so thankful to the folks who gave me the heads up about this wonderful place. On my first trips to Kenya my organization put me up at the Hilton and the Intercon but there is absolutely no comparison. The rooms, grounds, pool, and staff of the hotel are fabulous. I tend... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2011

The Fairview Hotel is the most beautiful place you could wish to stay in. The rooms are great, the grounds are beautiful, the restaurants and food are to die for and the staff are brilliant - especially the SIMPLY AWESOME Ibrahim!!!! It is worth staying there just so you can experience his beautiful smiling, welcoming face!! Loved it, loved it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2011

I recently stayed at the Fairview as the organisation I work for were running a workshop for 3 days there. It is a great place - everything good - food, staff and service. You also feel very safe there and you would hardly believe that you were staying in a very busy city. The gardens are lovely and a welcome... More 

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  • 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
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: $185 - $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
Hotel Style:
#5 Business Hotel in Nairobi
#5 Family Hotel in Nairobi
#6 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
#8 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
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