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Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi

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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 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.
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Property amenities
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Bar/Lounge
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair Access
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Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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I would like to say that staying in Nairobi was great, particularly in the Hotel Southern Sun. The Service was good, the staff always create conditions for what we ask. My Recomendations is keep working in this way.
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Review collected in partnership with Tsogo Sun Hotels
Charming old English exterior decor with lovely pools and terrific breakfast buffet. But our bathroom was seriously outdated with a high sided bathtub with a shower and very old plumbing. These tubs are tough to climb into especially for older people.
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Review collected in partnership with Tsogo Sun Hotels
I have been coming to the the Mayfair Hotel each January for the past 4 years for an annual meeting. This year I was there for a week. The grounds are a beautiful garden with trees, flowers, and fountain. I enjoy a glass of wine by the pool any time of day. But the cool and
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The food was great and the ambience is very pleasing, relaxing and easy with beautifully manicured lawns. The staff are polite and very helpful. Their conference facilities are quite okay too. I enjoyed my time and the food.
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Response from GlobeTrotting748057, Manager at Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Daroka Thank you for taking the time to give us your positive feedback on your stay, food, 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 in the near future. Kind Regards
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The stay at the Hotel was good, with very friendly staff members, clean rooms with all the basic business requirements and good food.When assistance was required following the Nairobi Terror Attack on Tuesday-afternoon, 15 January 2019, the staff were very helpful and their
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Review collected in partnership with Tsogo Sun Hotels
Response from GlobeTrotting748057, Manager at Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Eicker_deKlerk Thank you for taking the time to give us your positive feedback on your stay, services and our facilities. We are glad our staff were of good service to you, during the sad moment in our Country. We are glad you had a great experience here, and will definately share your sentiments with the team. Looking forward to hosting you again in the near future. Kind Regards
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Many birds throughout the grounds
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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 linked to Gym membership.
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It is free.
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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 your question as accurately as possible. Best regards, Michael Phillipson General Manager
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Dear Vikram D Thank you for contacting us and for your interest in Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi. Yes we do have smoking rooms available. Please do not hesitate to contact us should you require any further assistance. Best regards, Michael Phillipson General Manager
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Dear _billy_mooker Thank you for your message and interest in our fitness centre We usually do not offer one month memberships, however we can offer you a once off one month membership offer of KES7000. Please advise if you would like to accept this offer. Kind regards, Michael Phillipson General Manager
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"Stay only for Dinner, not for sleep."
"Try to get ground floor, you will want easy access to the wonderful grounds."
"ask for a view"
"Make sure your room is not on the outside/street side."
"People who love the nature would enjoy the most !!!"
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PRICE RANGE
US$203 - US$252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
southern sun mayfair nairobi hotel nairobiholiday inn nairobinairobi holiday inn
LOCATION
KenyaNairobi
NUMBER OF ROOMS
171
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