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Hemingways Nairobi

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
  • Excellent80%
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
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Concierge
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5 Star 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...
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Location and contact
Langata Road | Karen Office Park, Nairobi 00502, Kenya
12.7 km to Wilson Airport
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There was no hot water in the morning we left the hotel. When we complained about this, the answer from the manager was that unfortunately the people in our block of rooms showered at the same time and that must have been the reason there...More

1  Thank Eduardo G
Response from Richard K, General Manager at Hemingways NairobiResponded 2 days ago

Dear Eduardo G Without going into all sorts of excuses , please accept our sincerer apologies for not having hot water on the day of your departure. This was beyond our control as our hot water system in the block you were in developed technical...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

I was there with family and its such a wonderful place; if you want to unwind and simply experience the quiet, relaxing time in the luxury of peace, nature, garden and being pampered do stay for 2-3 nights and you will feel out of the...More

Thank UtsavManjari
Response from Richard K, General Manager at Hemingways NairobiResponded 2 days ago

Dear UtsavManjari. Its gratifying to hear that you and your family had a wonderful stay with us and it was our pleasure to host you. We hope you will find time in the near future to come back for a return vsit. Best regards, Richard...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stayed in a day room while on a long layover on our honeymoon. We stayed in what I assume is a garden room. Very spacious, with a great bathroom, including waterfall shower and a bath. We ordered room service for lunch, which was delicious. Walked...More

Thank Zach A
Response from Richard K, General Manager at Hemingways NairobiResponded 4 days ago

Dear Zach A, I am gratified to hear that you stayed with us on your honeymoon and you found our rooms spacious with great bathrooms and the lunch was delicious. I have noted about the confusion about the driver but pleased to note that the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel exceeded my expectations. The staff helped us with a variety of issues that came up in our stay. The concierge staff is world class and exceptional. The rooms are heavenly and the bathrooms are delightful. The long flights left us fatigued and exhausted,...More

Thank emilyan
Response from Richard K, General Manager at Hemingways NairobiResponded 2 days ago

Dear emilyan, We were honored to host you during your start and finish of your stay in Kenya and I am pleased to hear that our staff compare with world class and our services, facilities exceeded your expectations. We appreciate your recommendation and it was...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to this hotel for a friends farewell dinner party and it turned out to be my engagement party. The hotel is a 5 star, good food, good rooms, very good bath , very tasty breakfast and top notch customer service. I would come...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Shuttle Bus Service
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Babysitting
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$309 - US$1,490 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#1 Spa Hotel in Nairobi
#1 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
#2 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$309 - US$1,490 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Spa Hotel in Nairobi
#1 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
#2 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Response from 7kristin | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they would store your luggage. They have a pool and spa you could enjoy for the day. We had the same scenario and we paid for an additional "day rate" which was about 1/2 a full day's rate and had our room until 8pm... More
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Response from Celestial G | Reviewed this property |
Hemingway's is located in the posh suburb of Karen. Without traffic, it takes 30 minutes from the airport. Allow extra time for traffic. When we departed Nairobi, we got stuck for 1.5 hour right in the airport road itself... More
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