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Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi

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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It has the aura of a colonial era hotel. It meanders through gardens, pools and huge trees. Quite a beautiful and tranquil respite in the middle of this bustling (and somewhat chaotic!) city. It was booked as part of a travel tour so did not...More

Review collected in partnership with Tsogo Sun Hotels
Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything was excellent From the reception to the rooms and the good to RoomThe room was so clean especially the bathtub, the air con was helpfulDining area The service was amazing and the variety of food was also amazingReceptionist Was helpful

Review collected in partnership with Tsogo Sun Hotels
Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Customer service is always good at this hotel. Wifi is fair, struggled to connect here and there, but generally reliable.Breakfast options are very good, hotel staff are friendly. For dinner, unfortunately, they do not have certified halal food, but staff tried their best to provide...More

Review collected in partnership with Tsogo Sun Hotels
Date of stay: November 2018
Thank NoerFlanders
Response from GlobeTrotting748057, Manager at Southern Sun Mayfair NairobiResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear NoerFlanders, Thank you for taking the time to give us your positive feedback on our service and facilities. We are glad you had a good experience here, and will definately share your sentiments with the team. We do look forward to hosting you again...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came to Kenya at the start of our African safari and during the transfer from Kenya to Tanzania. Staying here was a great experience. Staff was amazing: friendly, helpful, knowledgeable. The hotel rooms and grounds were warm, inviting, clean. Gardens were really well done....More

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Date of stay: October 2018
Thank JoVermont
Response from GlobeTrotting748057, Manager at Southern Sun Mayfair NairobiResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear JoVermont, Thank you for taking the time to give us your positive feedback on your stay, services and our facilities. We are glad you had a great experience here,and will definately share your sentiments with the team. Looking forward to hosting you again. Kind...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i stayed this hotel for 19 days, hosting a conference. During my stay everything met my expectations. The colonial style buildings of this hotel are surounded by beautiful gardens, pools and high tropical trees, making a unique wildlife environment located in Westside Nairobi. For sure...More

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from GlobeTrotting748057, Manager at Southern Sun Mayfair NairobiResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Dream26943065365, Thank you for taking the time to give us your positive feedback on our facilities. We are glad you had a great experience here, and will definately share your sentiments with the team. We do look forward to hosting you in the near...More

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Description
Southern Sun Mayfair Is One Of Nairobi's Best Known Landmarks That First Enjoyed Its Heyday In 1940's Colonial Kenya. It Has Been Extensively Refurbished To Provide Modern Facilities, Yet Retains The Understated More Charm And Elegance Of Yesteryear. The Hotel Is Situated Close To The City Centre And Only 20KM From Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. We Welcome Guests To Experience The Traditional Warmth And Hospitality For Which Both Kenya And Southern Sun Are Renowned. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Spa
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Casino
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Family
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Business
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Romantic
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Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Casino
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Family
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Business
,
Romantic
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
171
Price range
US$190 - US$300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi Hotel Nairobi
,
Holiday Inn Nairobi
,
Nairobi Holiday Inn
Location
Kenya > Nairobi
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Casino
,
Family
,
Business
,
Romantic
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
171
Price range
US$190 - US$300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi Hotel Nairobi
,
Holiday Inn Nairobi
,
Nairobi Holiday Inn
Location
Kenya > Nairobi
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Traveller (304)
Room & Suite (45)
Dining (28)
Pool & Beach (28)
Family and Play Areas (6)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (4)
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November 29, 2016|
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Response from Stephen T | Reviewed this property |
If you are a guest nothing, but I am not sure what you would pay if you are not a guest or whether they even let non-guest into the hotel to swim. They have a gym for non-guests so I imagine access to the pool is somehow... More
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November 29, 2016|
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August 4, 2016|
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Dear Jill L Thank you for your interest in Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi. Travel time from the airport depends on the arrival time of your flight. Kindly advise on what time your flight arrives in order for us to answer... More
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Room Tips
"Try to get ground floor, you will want easy access to the wonderful grounds."
BikeUtah
Oct. 31, 2018
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"ask for a view"
fcfrag
Oct. 15, 2018
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"Make sure your room is not on the outside/street side."
muchtraveled55
Aug. 27, 2018
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"People who love the nature would enjoy the most !!!"
pvs111
Aug. 21, 2018
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