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Hemingways Nairobi

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Dining (34)
Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever in Nairobi, my visit to Hemingway is a must, this place never disappoints me, beginning to like this establishment. Usually we go for night cap, this time it was a day light visit. Service can’t fault, always with the smile from top to bottom....More

Thank Sheela V
Response from Richard K, Manager at Hemingways NairobiResponded 4 days ago

Dear Sheela V. Thank you for your feedback and we appreciate that whenever you are in Nairobi you always visit us as we meet your expectations. We look forward to continued support . Best regards , Richard K.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hemingways Nairobi is relatively new. The grounds are spacious and well kept. The public areas are nicely appointed. The service was excellent. For dinner, we had a beef and a pork choice off the menu and each was excellent. Beautiful and relaxing views from...More

Thank Cynthia P
Response from Richard K, General Manager at Hemingways NairobiResponded 4 days ago

Dear Cynthia P, Thank you for your brief and candid detailed feedback about Hemingways. We have noted your comment on rrom lighting in the room and our engineer will look into it. Regards , Richard K.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were only lucky to stay 1 night in this amazing hotel after a month of touring Sth Africa and doing numerous Safaris. The hotel had amazing rooms, fabulous bathroom, walk in robe and balcony. Food was delicious and service impeccable, such a shame we...More

Thank Marie B
Response from Richard K, General Manager at Hemingways NairobiResponded 4 days ago

Dear Marie B, Thank you for your great feedback though you didn't have enough time to enjoy The Real Hemingways Hospitality. We hope that in the near future you will have another opportunity to visit us again . Kind regards, Richard K.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for 3 nights at Hemingways on our way to safari. The rooms are spacious and well-decorated, and there is a large walk-in closet and very large bathroom with a free standing tub, separate shower, separate toilet room, and two sinks. The views out...More

Thank parrot50
Response from Richard K, General Manager at Hemingways NairobiResponded 4 days ago

Dear parrot50, Greetings from Hemingways and thank you for taking your time to give us feedback after your recent stay with us. I am pleased to hear that you found our service and food good though the service was a bit slow and I have...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff was wonderful and very attentive. The location was breathtakingly beautiful. The food was delicious. The room was immaculate. The bathroom was surprisingly large. This was a perfect end to a mission trip with my church to Kenya.

Thank Kim R
Response from Richard K, General Manager at Hemingways NairobiResponded 1 week ago

Dear Kim R Greetings from Hemingways and its very gratifying to hear that you found our staff wonderful and very attentive, our food delicious and the room was immaculate. We wish you the best in your future endeavors. Regards , Richard K.

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About
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
Breakfast Available
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$311 - US$1,988 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
#4 Charming Hotel in Nairobi
#1 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
#10 Business Hotel in Nairobi
#3 Park View Hotel in Nairobi
#2 Great View Hotel in Nairobi
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$311 - US$1,988 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
#4 Charming Hotel in Nairobi
#1 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
#10 Business Hotel in Nairobi
#3 Park View Hotel in Nairobi
#2 Great View Hotel in Nairobi
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Traveller (531)
Room & Suite (170)
Dining (34)
Pool & Beach (14)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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InlovewGstaad
May 5, 2018|
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EloquentSwanJoggers
September 3, 2017|
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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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stephenlC7955DP
November 22, 2016|
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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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"I have not stayed at this hotel as I have residential in Karen not far from the establishment"
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"The rooms go progressively down a hill, so if you don't want to walk up the hill request a room close to..."
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"I think most of the rooms must be lovely. Mine was located close to the lobby."
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