To experience the pulse of this lively city and have convenient access to its restaurants, shops and museums, the city center is a perfect base. There are so many but here are a few of the hotels in Nairobi we bet you would like to lodge in, not just for its exquisite services, food and ambience, but easy access to top sightseeing spots in Nairobi.
Hemingways Nairobi is a luxurious five-star boutique hotel just a 40 minute drive from Nairobi’s International Airport and between Nairobi National Park and the foot of the Ngong Hills. Hemingways Nairobi is also well placed for business travelers visiting Kenya with excellent transport connections to airports Jomo Kenyatta and Wilson and convenient access to the Central Business District.
This 45-suite boutique hotel sets the luxury bar for tourists to the area. This plantation-style property is beautiful in its symmetry and flooded with natural light. Each suite has a private balcony overlooking the famous Ngong Hills silhouette, a magical view that can also be enjoyed over the sunset bar. This hotel offers personal and butler services .
With Hollywood decor adorning the Brasserie, there a large range of foreign dishes of classic European and South Asian flavors.
The restaurant serves hearty pastry and bread breakfasts, freshly baked with traditional English afternoon teas, delicious scones and classic finger sandwiches. There’s also a special in-house pasta made with an indoor barbecue to make the finest steaks. Light bites can be enjoyed in the bar, on the terrace or in the pool, plus a 24-hour room dining service offering guests the chance to relax in complete privacy in their suite.
So whether you have had your meals, lounged by the pool or walked around the gardens back in the suite, your butler would have dimmed the lights, changed your custom pillows and arranged a day trip.
Day trips include trips to major attractions within walking distance of the hotel such as the Nairobi National Park, the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, famous for rehabilitating orphaned elephants, and the Giraffe Sanctuary.
VILLA ROSA KEMPINSKI NAIROBI
Besides the 200 rooms and suites distributed throughout its ten floors, Hotel Villa Rosa has an exquisite dining facility as well as Cafe Villa Rosa, K Lounge, Balcony Bar, Chinese Restaurant 88, Italian Restaurant and Tambourin restaurant.
Villa Rosa Kempinski offers the perfect fusion of European luxury and Kenyan hospitality and is a unique destination where guests can spend time relaxing or working either in its big ballroom or in spa.
Kiambethu Tea Farm is situated nearby where you can have lunch on rolling lawns under umbrellas overlooking tea fields sweeping Ngong Hills. A short but enjoyable drive from Nairobi, Kiambethu Farm house nestles at 7200 feet high in Limuru. Originally, owned by the first person to cultivate, make and sell tea in commercial quantities in Kenya, it is surrounded by beautiful gardens, acres of tea and indigenous forest. The tea farm offers a tranquil environment for tourist as well as educational tours on tea growing, its development process, and how tea has remained one of Kenya’s biggest exports. The farm also harbors Colobus monkey and many other wildlife.
Another tourist site situated near this hotel is David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust which is a leading environmental organisation in East Africa for habitat protection. It is now one of the world’s most successful orphan-elephant rescue and recovery services.
HOTEL CENTRAL PARK
Situated at the heart of Central Business District ( CBD, Nairobi) near the Central Park, is this 3-star hotel that offers luxurious accommodation, meeting spaces, dining areas, lounge bar, gym, spa (steam room and sauna & sauna). Every facility has been thoroughly thought through. The unique architecture has comprehensive lighting fixtures and wood interior décor gives this hotel the modern captivating contemporary atmosphere that anyone will admire.
Right from the moment you walk up the stylish stairs to this lovely hotel, you will note the unique intimate feeling that will make you feel happy and at ease.
Several menu options African & continental are offered in a very relaxed but classy atmosphere or can also be enjoyed by the window view for that private intimate dining experience. Rooms are suitable for informal business meetings as well as dinner dates.