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Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi

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Lviv, Ukraine
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really nice hotel with excellent staff. My room were clean, with beautiful view on a poolside. Breakfast - delicious, a lot of fruits, meat, bakery. The garden is also very nice, will recommend this hotel for my colleagues and friends.

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Nairobi
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The staff were very friendly and attentive. Our room was quiet and inviting. We had a lovely stay. Special thanks to Norim and the team for the special gift. We felt greatly appreciated. Keep up the good work.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here in March 2017 on a short business trip. The hotel has very nice and green grounds. The restaurants were good too. The breakfast buffet was exceptionally good with very good variety and fantastic service. The only smalls own side was that the rooms were very very small and may feel a bit claustrophobic to some. Free wifi worked...

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Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sit still. you are home away from home. This is a sure place to relax your nerves, cause you to develop great ideas and make big breakthroughs with your innovative mind. set your goals right nevertheless.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very helpful, efficient and pleasant staff, hotel well situated in Nairobi. Rooms clean and tidy, although you need to stand in bath to shower. Restaurants are clean and set in a pleasant surround, food good and staff very friendly.

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Sandefjord Municipality, Norway
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A place with atmofare. A place you can rest and feel well. The breakfast has all your needs to start the day. everybode in friendly and service minded. They are very helpful if you need advise and / or extra service.

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Puntland, Somalia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

hotel is very nice but the internet is very low. we need to make speed of internet using now is very low change to another internet. the food and hotel is very nice iam very happy to enjoy this hotel thanks

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Michigan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first stay at the Southern Sun Mayfair Hotel. I chose this place as it looked similar in style to the Fairview but was less expensive. On arrival at 12:30 am, the front desk staff was very welcoming. Knowing I was tired, they gave me a brief explanation and said in the morning when I came for breakfast,...

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Andrew H, General Manager at Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear MichiganLaurena Thank you so much for your recent visit to Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi and thank you for your valuable feedback regarding your experience with us. We have replaced the ceiling fan and appreciate you mentioning that. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you back to Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi in...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found the room to be slightly old and the receptionist was abrupt and gave me a room I did not like despite my request to change several times. The service in the restaurant was quite slow and the waiters usually forget orders.

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Andrew H, General Manager at Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear 99nehav Thank you for taking the time to review the Southern Sun Mayfair, we appreciate your feedback very much. Please accept my apologies for the poor stay you had with us , I can assure you that this is not the standard we aspire to and normally achieve. Your review has been shared with the entire team and the...

Dorking
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The last time we stayed at the Southern Sun Mayfair (it was then the Mayfair Hotel) was over 10 years ago. We were very pleased that the hotel was still the same as we remembered a sanctuary. The hotel has been very well looked after and the mature gardens are a big plus to the tranquillity of the place. The...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Breakfast included
  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi

Address: Cnr. Parklands Road & Msapo Close, Parklands, Nairobi 00800, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range: $217 - $289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi 4*
Number of rooms: 171
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Also Known As:
Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi Hotel Nairobi
Holiday Inn Nairobi
Nairobi Holiday Inn
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