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Crowne Plaza Hotel Nairobi

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 16 February 2015

Just tried to check into this hotel after travelling 26 hrs from north America. Having made the reservation 3 weeks ago and having stayed at this hotel 4 times before i was comfortable all was good, until they inexplicably simply told me the hotel was full and they could not honour my reservation. They moved me across town to the...

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CPNBO_Management, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Hotel Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Mr Sabastian , please accept my humble apologizes for the inconvenience caused to you on your arrival in Nairobi, unforeseen circumstance that arose in our industry caused the hotel to be in an overbooked situation, as stated by yourself we at the hotel did arrange alternative accommodation at our sister hotel with transport to and back to our hotel...

Galveston Island, Texas
Reviewed 13 February 2015

The Crowne Plaza Nairobi is located in the fairly decent area of Upper Hill and I was able to walk (100 yards) to one of my meetings in a very nice office complex. The lobby area is very impressive and a pleasant and comfortable place for business conversations. The workout room is very big and well maintained. I think I...

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CPNBO_Management, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Hotel Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Mr Jack , I thank you for taking the time to write about your stay at our Hotel on TripAdvisor , I will personally give the positive feedback to the Managers concerned as well as address the issue of noise near your room , We at the hotel look forward to welcoming you back to Magical Kenya Kind Regards...

Stowmarket, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 February 2015

After navigating the Nairobi traffic, it took 2 hours to get from the airport to the hotel, I was greeted by the nice friendly staff at the hotel. the interior of the hotel looks new and was well kept. On being shown my room, and an introduction, I settled to enjoy the luxury that was afforded to me. There was...

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CPNBO_Management, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Hotel Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Paul , we at the hotel thank you for your comments, we apologies for the inconvenience that may have caused you during our refurbishment , this is part of our continuous effort to maintain our product to the highest standard , looking forward to your return to Magical Kenya Kind Regards Allan Clingham

Reviewed 9 February 2015

The hotel is around 30 minutes drive from the airport. Airport transfer cars are average but the drivers are good. It is a secure and newly furbished. The staff are very kind. The rooms are good, quiet and clean. The meeting rooms are well equipped and comfortable. Be careful what you eat at the restaurant otherwise you may get upset...

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CPNBO_Management, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Hotel Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Levent T, we thank you for your constructive and positive comments, I personally will address the concerns with the staff pertaining to your comments, we look forward to welcoming you back to Magical Kenya soon. Kind Regards Allan Clingham

Reviewed 6 February 2015

Went to the Crowne Plaza Restaurant on the first floor for Nairobi Restaurant week. The soup was good. The main course was ok. The deserts were terrible. The ice-cream they used tasted of ice. The hot chocolate pudding was not hot and it was barely a mouthful - I would not call it a pudding. The cheesecake was frozen and...

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CPNBO_Management, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Hotel Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Lilly, I am extremely disappointed with staff after reading your comments regarding your experience in Saki Restaurant, I do apologize for your unexceptionable experience, please be assured of my personal intervention with the staff concerned. Please feel free to contact me directly so may invite you back to experience our restaurant at the standard that we strive to achieve....

Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 5 February 2015

Spent few nights at the Crowne Plaza in Nairobi in January. The property located in the Upperhill quarter of Nairobi, an area under gross reconstruction and development. Most of the roads around are under construction. You better use a jeep to get to the place. The hotel itself is a 4+ stars business hotel with nice conference facities. The rooms...

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CPNBO_Management, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Hotel Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear OR K , Thanks you for your kind comments, I will personally will relay it on to the team members concerned, the roads over the last six months have made considerable progress and we are positive that the construction of the roads will be completed shortly We look forward to welcoming you back to Magical Kenya in the near...

Coimbra, Portugal
Reviewed 5 February 2015

I was in last November in Crown Plaza Nairobi, where I was attending a conference. To start I have to say that the price is completely unreasonable for the conditions and level of services offered. This Hotel is rated as 4 star, but sometimes it's hard to understand these ratings. It's true is contains all the services that makes it...

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CPNBO_Management, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Hotel Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Mario Matos, thank you for taking the time to comment on my Hotel, please accept my apologizes, rest assure that I will personally investigate and resolve the issues that have being raised. We at the Hotel strive to ensure that our customers expectations are met through feedback, we look forward to welcoming you back to Magical Kenya Kind Regards...

Ra'anana, Israel
Reviewed 4 February 2015 via mobile

I was there because it is close to hp offices It is an ok hotel. Clean and good staff. Gym. Bath. Not memorable but sufficient for business. I wouldn't go there for vacation Nothing else to add to reach this 200 words ridiculous rule

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CPNBO_Management, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Hotel Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Emmanuel B , thank you for your comments, I will personally ensure that the relevant staff are communicated too regarding your feed back , we look forward to your return to Nairobi. Kind Regards Allan Clingham

Hong Kong
Reviewed 14 January 2015

This hotel is one of the better ones in Nairobi. The roads outside area bit thrashed and under construction, but once inside, it is like being back to normal. Everything seems modern and clean. The internet is fast and free! This is a home run for me and even though the Hilton is cheaper (during the time of my stay),...

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CPNBO_Management, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Hotel Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear R Zirkelback , firstly thanks for the comments posted, I would like to assure you that I will personally follow up on all your recommendations and action the points with my team, we look forward to welcoming you back to Nairobi Kind Regards Allan Clingham

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 11 January 2015

Don't get me wrong, it's a decent hotel once you're inside but the approach is worse than terrible. The driver told me they built the hotel and only later realised that the approach to the entrance from the main city would have to be on a muddy excuse of a road. I realise this is Africa but it was comical...

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CPNBO_Management, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Hotel Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Guest , I personally appreciate the feedback regarding the shortfalls in our hotel, I can assure you that action will be taken and with regards to the condition of the roads in Upper hill that its work in progress to upgrade the the whole business area and we expect completion in June 2015 Look forward to welcoming to back...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Crowne Plaza Nairobi is a new and stylish, 4 Star hotel strategically located in the commercial area of Upper Hill in Nairobi. The hotel is surrounded by multinational companies, diplomatic missions, banks, government offices, insurers and hospitals. Our pillar-less ballroom and 6 boardrooms with state-of-the-art equipment make it the ideal place to stay and meet. The Crowne Plaza Nairobi is just a 30 minute drive from the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, 10 minutes drive to the City Centre and 20 minutes drive to the famous Nairobi National Park and Animal Orphanage. Crowne Plaza Nairobi has 206 superbly appointed spacious rooms which include thirteen suites, a club floor with its exclusive lounge. All rooms are air conditioned and have high speed wireless internet connectivity. To compliment this is the Business Centre, the double story ultra-modern fitness centre and heated swimming pool, Multiple restaurants and a double story bar, 24 hour room service, a gift shop, money changing facilities, beauty salon, travel desk, secure and ample parking space, and same day laundry facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Crowne Plaza Hotel Nairobi

Address: Kenya Road Upper Hill | PO Box 25574, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Nairobi > Upper Hill Estate
Price Range: €171 - €258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Crowne Plaza Hotel Nairobi 4*
Number of rooms: 206
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Hotel Style:
#9 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
#10 Spa Hotel in Nairobi
#16 Business Hotel in Nairobi
#17 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
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“Smile, be attentive to the staff. Even number club rooms have a better view”
 of 5 bubbles papalorenzo, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are good. You have can have two big double beds or one big double bed on higher floors. Family rooms are adjoining.”
 of 5 bubbles netmatharu, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Higher up has some great views.”
 of 5 bubbles TravelLass01, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Obviously the rooms up high have a better view of the surrounding area.”
 of 5 bubbles Mark_Horn_CA, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Not sure which rooms have a view - my room did not have a great view”
 of 5 bubbles Mamodise, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
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