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Bishop Road, Upper Hill, Nairobi 37813 Kenya
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The secret of Nairobi's Upper Hill, that is the Fairview Hotel. It's the tranquillity created by our lush gardens, tapestry of pathways and those little surprises around each corner that travellers tell us makes them fall in love with the Fairview Hotel. Our hotel offers a wide range of different bedrooms; from rooms within the gardens to Manor House suites, a choice that enables travellers to return to the Fairview whenever leisure or business beings them back to Nairobi. Our facilities are spacious and refined with 127 tastefully-decorated rooms and 6 meeting rooms. Our sophisticated options for dining will satisfy even the most discerning foodie. As an IHG hotel, you have all connectivity of IHG Connect, the peace of mind that comes with our security and safe systems, and you will be rewarded every time you stay. We look forward to making you smile. Karibu!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Airport transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
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Secured parking
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Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Poolside bar
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Non-smoking hotel
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Joram M wrote a review Oct. 2022
Mombasa, Coast, Kenya8 contributions4 helpful votes
I stayed in room 210 Four days, a very nice room with WiFi, several sockets, lighting is perfect, TV in the room with many channels you get a channel of your choice which enabled me to watch a football march comfortably. Fresh cold and hot water in the room, sanitation is excellent. It is in the middle of a garden, well secured with grill doors thus security is guaranteed. The special treatment you receive right from the main gate, at the reception, the restaurant, conference room, pool side etc makes you feel like a king. Fairview Hotel, Upper Hill Nairobi is the place to visit. Joram mutsotso
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Date of stay: October 2022
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Room Tip: Rooms on the North-side where room 210, first and second floors are good
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Edmund M wrote a review Oct. 2022
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A one night stay, turned out to be several nights. An amazing team with all smiles, ready to go an extra mile to meet your expectations. Florence, Paul, Simon & the entire team, keep up the great work!
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Public Relations Manager, Marketing at Fairview Nairobi
Responded Oct. 11, 2022
Thank you for choosing one of our hotels. We are delighted to hear your appraisal of our friendly staff. We are glad to hear that we met your expectations. It is always very rewarding to receive such great feedback. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon.
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Dennis K. wrote a review Oct. 2022
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Fairview hotel, Nairobi was a fantastic location for a workshop we held at the facility in early October 2022. The training room was spacious, well set-up and had a comfortable sitting and learning arrangement. The food was fantastic and staff friendly and ready to support. The environment was green and relaxing coupled with a simply awesome ambience.
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Date of stay: October 2022
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Responded Oct. 11, 2022
Thank you for staying with us. We are glad to hear that we met your expectations. It is always very rewarding to receive such great feedback. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon.
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MyBeach111 wrote a review Sep. 2022
Pensacola Beach, Florida118 contributions9 helpful votes
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Spent 3 nights at Fairview on arrival in Kenya prior to heading out on safari. Beautiful. Peaceful. Great staff. Delicious food. Highly recommend. The garden is beautifully kept and a joy to stroll through.
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Travelled solo
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Response from Public Relations Manager, Marketing at Fairview Nairobi
Responded Sep. 9, 2022
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.
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Chitra S wrote a review Jun. 2022
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The Fairview Hotel provided my organization with a full week of conference facilities, hotel rooms and dinner reception. The staff was so kind and flexible with last-minute changes. The location is ideal, since it is close to the airport and transfer from and to the airport was arranged as well.
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Response from Public Relations Manager, Marketing at Fairview Nairobi
Responded Jun. 27, 2022
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.
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Sylvia N wrote a review Jun. 2022
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They hosted my colleagues for a conference. They called to make sure they get the correct number of participants to know the room to book us at. We even postponed the conference to the following day and they did not charge us. very cooperative staff. I would recommend them.
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Ally30 wrote a review May 2022
4 contributions1 helpful vote
This hotel is a beautiful green haven in the heart of Nairobi city centre. You feel serene and relaxed from the moment you arrive, walking on pretty pathways through tropical plants and giant palm trees. There are several restaurants so you can mix up your meals and there was a huge array of options for breakfast, catering to all cuisines. They also gave me a paper bag and takeaway coffee for the mornings I was rushing out for early meetings. Every member of staff I met was friendly and helpful, I will definitely come here again next time I'm in Nairobi, and would encourage anyone going to stay here.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled on business
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Response from Public Relations Manager, Marketing at Fairview Nairobi
Responded May 30, 2022
Thank you for staying with us. We are glad you enjoyed the classic ambience of the hotel, our helpful and friendly staff as well as the hotel's location. We look forward to giving you a warm welcome again soon.
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Clare J wrote a review May 2022
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Has state of the art accommodation and conferencing facilities. The hotel is very beautiful indeed. I loved the meals too. Friendly staff. The guests were satisfied with everything and looked forward to staying at Fairview in the future.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Room Tip: Quiet environment
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Response from Public Relations Manager, Marketing at Fairview Nairobi
Responded May 17, 2022
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.
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LYN K wrote a review May 2022
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Has the best conference facility in the city. well equiped and condusive working environment with a good ambiance. The meals are the best having variety to choose from. the staff are so friendly and prompt.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Willies O wrote a review Mar. 2022
2 contributions1 helpful vote
The proximity to the CBD is ideal, the conference rooms are of good standards. However the quality of food served at the buffet restaurant did not live up to its expectation. From someone who spends most of the time on business travels, you could tell there was something amiss.
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Date of stay: March 2022
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Room Tip: Upper floor rooms are quieter.
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Response from Public Relations Manager, Marketing at Fairview Nairobi
Responded Mar. 22, 2022
Thank you for staying with us and for the constructive review. We look forward to having you stay with us again soon.
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LOCATION
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Frequently Asked Questions about Fairview Nairobi
Which popular attractions are close to Fairview Nairobi?
Nearby attractions include Nairobi Gallery (1.0 km), All Saints Cathedral (0.5 km), and Nairobi Gallery (0.6 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Fairview Nairobi?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Fairview Nairobi?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Fairview Nairobi?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Fairview Nairobi?
Conveniently located restaurants include Sikia Fine Dining Restaurant, Flame Tree Restaurant, and Baraka Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Fairview Nairobi?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Does Fairview Nairobi have airport transportation?
Yes, Fairview Nairobi offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Fairview Nairobi?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Fairview Nairobi offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Fairview Nairobi?
Many travellers enjoy visiting The Galton-fenzi Memorial (1.3 km) and Dedan Kimathi Statue (1.6 km).