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Nairobi Region, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

I was directed here for a business program and upon arrival was amazed by the staff friendliness right from the reception desk. Loved the ambience of the place theme color.Being a business meeting loved the setup arrangement and all.Forefront was the staff politeness and etiquette.And the service was incredibly awesome.Staff were ready to offer a helping hand when called upon.

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

I went to this hotel because I was invited there to be part of a workshop. My room was filthy, corridors somber and dirty. Internet connection free, but poor and unreliable. Buffet food mediocre to poor. Good fruit juices. At check in I noted the room I was assigned had no desk. I was offered a room as filthy as... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

I spent 3 nights here in a very small room that was sparsely appointed. It was very average, but a good location for what I had to do. The staff were helpful. Breakfast buffet was OK, but restaurant was very slow in the evening.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

I went to inquire what prices they had and ask if I could meet their management staff. The lady at the reception there first did not greet us and then asked "what do you want?" in a demeaning tone.The whole experience was not hospitable left a horrible impression. I could not bring myself to explore the rest of the hotel... More 

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I attended a workshop, the food was pretty bad, with hardly any variety in the 3 days that we were there, they changed our workshop venue in the middle of the workshop because they had double booked we ended up near the kitchen. The rooms are in really poor condition I did not have hot water for the whole stay... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Things went wrong from the pick up at the airport - they forgot about it, and i get a cal at 10.00 that my guest is still stuck at JKIA. On calling the reception they say" tell her to get means , she will find a room ready: On arriving at the hotel, no preparations for her room had been... More 

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Juba, South Sudan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

In 2008 I wrote a positive review. Then in 2011 an utterly negative one, based on several distasteful visits. Seeing the good later reviews, under new management, I dared coming back in October 2014. I stayed for one night only, then shifted to Silver Springs. Although paying $50 more, it was worth this shift. In short, the hotel has improved,... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This was my 5th trip to Kenya. In the past I stayed at 5 star hotels with a group, this trip was solo. At the 5 star hotels the rooms and service was excellent, along with the price! If you are looking to save some money but still recieve excellant service I highly recommend The Olive Garden. From management to... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

In November 2013 I stayed there having a meeting in one of the conference rooms. Every day the bed got a new linnen, the hot water shower was well working, the room service was without any complaints, the service personnel and the management were very helpful. The cuisine including the breakfast was of good home-made quality. I could sit on... More 

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Montego Bay, Jamaica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

I stayed at this hotel in the last week of January 2014. The hotel has greatly improved on service and the newly refurbished rooms are excellent. With safes, coffee makers, mini bar and 32 screen size tv's, one can almost say...Olive Gardens has finally become a hotel. I have been here several times before...and this last time was my best... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Olive Gardens Hotel is an elegant boutique hotel located in Hurlingham, one of the prime districts in Nairobi. This location is only 30 minutes from Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, 7 minutes from the city centre and amidst major shopping centers and entertainment venues. From Olive Gardens, guests can easily access any part of Nairobi thus making us a perfect location for both business and leisure travelers. At Olive Gardens, we offer you quality service and personalized attendance. We have 61 comfortable and luxurious rooms offering you upscale comforts and conveniences such as wifi, TV's with premium entertainment channels and mini bars in the suites. For conferencing, we have spacious conference rooms fully equipped with latest conference equipments. The hotel offers a wide range of culinary delights that will tantalize your taste buds at our restaurant with an affordable a la carte menu and a buffet for large groups. Our cozy bar offers the perfect venue to unwind and catch-up on the latest news with friends. We have free WIFI internet in all areas at the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Olive Gardens Hotel

Address: Argwings Kodhek Road | Hurlingham, Nairobi, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi > Upper Hill Estate
Price Range: $79 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 61
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