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Hemingways Nairobi

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tooto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful grounds, spacious suites, nice pool and spa. Service is impeccable by your own Butler. We arrived very late and the restaurant remained open just for us. Breakfast in your own suite or balcony is included in the rate!!!

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Upon arrival no porters available to assist with unloading our luggage / our driver had to do this! No staff at reception initially to greet us/ After a dusty 3 hour drive all we wanted was a cold water & cold face washer! When requested we were told this is not how we do it! And would be provided this... More 

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Thank tonilee_13
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Hemingways isn't strictly Kenyan in feel: it's more formal and much more architecturally elegant than most restaurants you find in Nairobi. The peppermint green and white building has a South African feel, which isn't to everyone's taste. But the food is utterly delicious and the dining experience intimate beneath those lofty ceilings. Knowing it was an anniversary dinner, the staff... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I recently had the pleasure of staying at Hemmingways .Our welcome was warm and welcoming, check in seamless The. Butler and a golf cart ready to take us to our room. The suites were fully occupied but their deluxe rooms where we stayed are just lovely As a seasoned traveler and a hotelier I could not fault my experience at... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The food at this place is exceptional. Fresh and unique and considering the level of the experience quite reasonable. Try the prawns on a skewer or any of the lamb dishes and be ready for a treat. Wine selection is quite adequate with a nice selection of South Africans by the bottle or glass. The rooms at the hotel are... More 

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Bloomington, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First class facilities, great service, friendly people and great food. Very close to numerous attractions yet you feel away from the hustle and bustle of Nairobi. Great food too ! Our room included a living room and a deck that were quite elegant. We loved our stay there !

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Thank BillKMN
Los Angeles, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you enjoy the Bel Air Hotel in Los Angeles, The Little Nell in Aspen, the St. Regis in New York, The Four Seasons in Milan, The Bristol in Paris, The Peninsula in Chicago, the St. Regis in Sundance or The Lanesborough in London, you will feel at home at Hemingways — the BEST hotel in Africa. The thoughtful and... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hemingways in Nairobi is pure luxury. With a grand entrance, expansive grounds, gorgeous pool, and lots of comfy couches to sink into, this is a fabulous place to stay. It is expensive, but worth the money. You are hidden away from the hustle and bustle of Nairobi and within 30 minutes of the airport. Rooms are large, have lots of... More 

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Simon H, General Manager at Hemingways Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear KellsAbroad We are so glad you enjoyed all aspects of the experience. We are now indeed very easily connected to both airports as well as most major areas of Nairobi making us a great location both for business or leisure. We hope to see you again soon. Regards Simon H More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to celebrate an occasion and the service and food was very good Chef Archie and team did a great job and the service team in ground also was good Would definitely try and visit for a stay in future well tucked in Karen and worth a visit Thank you very much

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Thank JAYSHANGHAVI
Simon H, General Manager at Hemingways Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear JAYSHANGHAVI Thank you for the good feedback. We are delighted you enjoyed Chef Archie and the team's creations. Please do come back soon and try our newly launched menu! Regards Simon H More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The spa is absolutely awesome! Had a full body scrub and massage that was absolutely heavenly. The outdoor resting area which overlooks the Ngong Hills is lovely and we took in all that beauty as we sipped on some tea after the massage - absolute bliss

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Thank Wambui C
Simon H, General Manager at Hemingways Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Wambui C I am delighted you enjoyed the spa, it is truly blissful. We hope you will visit us again. Regards Simon H More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Minibar
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Hemingways Nairobi has a sophisticated and tranquil ambiance. Set between Nairobi National Park and the foot of the Ngong Hills, Hemingways Nairobi is an exclusive 5* luxury boutique hotel located in the peaceful suburb of Karen far from the bustle of central Nairobi. An all-suite property providing full butler service, a brasserie, a sunset bar and lounge and a spa, this plantation style property is perfectly placed for trips to Nairobi National Park, the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and the capital. Each of the 45 suites is a generous size with en-suite bathrooms with walk-in closets, personalised mini bars, and a private terrace with magnificent views of the iconic Ngong Hills. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hemingways Nairobi

Address: Mbagathi Ridge | Karen, Nairobi 00502, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range: $316 - $670 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hemingways Nairobi 5*
Number of rooms: 45
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#1 Spa Hotel in Nairobi
#1 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
#2 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
#9 Family Hotel in Nairobi
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