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Fairview Hotel

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#3 of 164 Hotels in Nairobi
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

We had a conference welcome reception at this venue, and I must admit that the service offered by the management (Ann Kinama) iis without rival in my experience. They were responsive to our needs, and went above and beyond in making adjustments where we needed them both in our reservations process and other needs. The food was decent for a...

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Fairview Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us Sharon, we appreciate your appraisal of our team, hotel facilities and hotel location. Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed and pleasant review. We look forward to welcoming you back soon

Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We initially spent a few nights in the Nairobi Hilton and were very underwhelmed and very overcharged. Moving to the Fairview was the best decision. It's a little further out of the Central Business District so you probably can't walk to as much as you could at the Hilton, but Ubers are affordable and prolific so no problem. A beautiful...

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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.

Columbus, Georgia
Reviewed 24 March 2017

The Fairview is a very lovely property, the grounds are relaxing and welcoming. We found the staff to be very friendly and eager to assist. Our room, #130, was very comfortable with a nice, large bathroom and it was air conditioned. It was also on the back very close to the laundry which made for early morning chatter of staff....

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Fairview Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We are pleased to hear you sing praises of our helpful and friendly staff, our breakfast offerings, hotel facilities and hotel location. Our hearing of these things coming together for your enjoyment is what drives us to continue to do our best. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Arundel, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2017

I was staying at a lodge on Soysambu, Lake Elemamtita two days before I was due to return to London, when the lodge plus cottages were completely destroyed by a bush fire and I lost everything except for what I stood up in. I stayed my final night at the Fairview Hotel which I have known for many years. When...

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Fairview Hotel, responded to this review

We are very sorry to hear of your terrible ordeal, we hope you had a more pleasant return back home. We are so pleased to read such a review! Thank you for staying with us and commending our staff for their great efforts to give you a comfortable stay, meeting all your requirements and needs. We are glad you enjoyed...

Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I attended a business conference at the Fairview Hotel and was blown away by the beauty of the place, lovely old style building with classy facilities. Meals were excellent, security top rate, ambience perfect. I would gladly return any day.

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Fairview Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your fantastic review of your recent stay with us. It was great to read how much you enjoyed every aspect of your stay

Lafayette, California
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I stayed at the Fairvew during my first trip to Kenya. I was surprised by the lush surroundings of the property. It felt like a true get-a-way. Hotel staff were always helpful, friendly and ready to provide excellent customer service. The reception desk was always ready to provide change - a plus when needing to break Ksh for tips (another...

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Fairview Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We are pleased to hear you sing praises of our helpful and friendly staff, our breakfast offerings, hotel facilities and hotel location. Our hearing of these things coming together for your enjoyment is what drives us to continue to do our best. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 10 March 2017

I've stayed at the Fairview several times and like it. On my recent visit in February 2017 I had a 3:00 AM departure from the hotel. In my foggy state I left my camera in the safe. A few days after that I realized I must have left it at the hotel. I emailed the hotel and was informed that...

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Fairview Hotel, responded to this review

It is always lovely to read great reviews from guests who visit us time and time again and please accept our most sincere thanks for your continued patronage of the City Lodge Hotel Group. Thanks so much for your fantastic and detailed review of your recent stay with us. It was great to read how much you enjoyed every aspect...

Reviewed 6 March 2017

I had the opportunity to organize a conference in one of the venue rooms of Fairview Hotel. The quality of service was high and totally satisfactory. The staff was numerous and ready to adapt to our needs when necessary. The tea breaks and lunch were wonderful and gorgeous. I had most of all preciated the lovely atmosphere. The place is...

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Fairview Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your fantastic and detailed review of your recent stay with us. It was great to read how much you enjoyed every aspect of your stay. We look forward to having you stay with us again!

Kensington, Maryland
Reviewed 3 March 2017

My husband and I stayed at the Fairview before and after an arduous ten day trip to western Kenya. My husband had stayed there many times, but this was a first for me, and it was a great experience, relaxing and restful before and after a long trip to the States. A huge inviting breakfast buffet; excellent lunch and lighter...

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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 are pleased to read your appraisal of our team, services and facilities. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon.

Santa Cruz, CA USA
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I love everything about the Fairview. The grounds are gorgeous (which is probably my favorite aspect of the hotel), the staff are friendly and helpful (and remember you from visit to visit), and the rooms are comfortable and well appointed. There are several restaurants on the property and a little shop for snacks/necessities. I've stayed here 10+ times over the...

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Angus M, Public Relations Manager at Fairview Hotel, responded to this review

It is always lovely to read great reviews from guests who visit us time and time again and please accept our most sincere thanks for your continued patronage of the City Lodge Hotel Group.Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a fantastic review, it is hugely appreciated.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Food & drink at the hotel
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Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • 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, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range: €144 - €195 (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:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
#5 Family Hotel in Nairobi
#5 Business Hotel in Nairobi
#8 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ask for room in main building”
gs488, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The annex, which has catering apartments/ 'efficiencies' are much better.”
MartinandHeather2012, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“This is an old hotel and rooms are very variable. Best to ask when booking”
Patrick101215, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I had a business class room. Room 14, was good. Ground floor. Big bathroom.”
fallinandfilmin, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“consider a double room regardless of travelling alone”
reichers59, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
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