Hotels in Nairobi, Kenya

Gamewatchers Safaris can arrange your stay in a selection of leading hotels in Nairobi: The Giraffe Manor is an elegant and exclusive small hotel with highly trained staff and one of Nairobi's finest kitchens. There's also Ngong House, a truly unique experience where the guest accommodation is in treehouses and Nairobi Tented Camp - an authentic safari camp deep inside Nairobi National Park on the edge of the city.

Nairobi Tented Camp

Nairobi Tented Camp

Nairobi Tented Camp is an authentic tented camp in the heart of Nairobi National Park. It is the first accommodation of any sort to be allowed in this unique safari destination. There isn't anywhere else in the world like it: a wilderness escape where you can savour the thrill of camping in the heart of thick forest right on the doorstep of Nairobi.

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The Boma Nairobi Superior Twin Room

The Boma Nairobi

The Boma is one of Nairobi’s newest properties - having opened in 2012 - and it combines attractive architecture and modern facilities. The hotel is unique in its responsible and sustainable ethos in that it is fully owned by The Kenya Red Cross Society with all profits funding their humanitarian projects and activities.

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Sankara Nairobi combines international five-star standards with personal service and the authentic flavour of the new Africa. The hotel lies at the heart of Westlands with excellent transport links, an array of shops, bars, restaurants and major businesses nearby - a perfect location for business or pleasure.

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Eka Hotel Nairobi

Eka Hotel Nairobi

Eka Hotel is a medium-grade hotel that has opened recently as one of the newest additions to Nairobi’s list of international hotels and offers reasonably priced accommodation for a night in Nairobi before or after a safari. It is located along the Mombasa Road and is conveniently situated for the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, 5km from Wilson Airport and 5km from the city centre.

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Villa Rosa Kempinski Nairobi

Villa Rosa Kempinski

With a fine interior design and exuding exclusivity and elegance, the Villa Rosa Kempinski upholds the Kempinski reputation for top-class luxury and impeccable service.

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Karen Cottages

Luxury accommodation in cottages with fire places, elegant stone bathrooms, satellite television and internet connections, mini-bar and private pool with private bar. Find Out More
The Emakoko

The Emakoko

The Emakoko is a luxury lodge set on 15 acres of land bordering the Nairobi National Park and the Emakoko River. It has been thoughtfully placed in the side of a valley on the Mbagathi River and there are wonderful views over the river and into the Park. 

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House of Waine

This is an attractive boutique hotel based on the outskirts of Nairobi. The House of Waine has recently undergone an extensive conversion but still retains much of the charm and appearance of an elegant country manor, it sits in an exclusive and peaceful residential setting surrounded by beautiful leafy grounds. The 11 rooms are individually and exquisitely furnished and the service provided throughout the hotel is friendly and highly personalised.

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Hemingways Nairobi

Hemingways Nairobi

Hemingways is a 45-room boutique hotel in Nairobi offering the very highest standards of luxury and hospitality. This beautiful plantation-style property is set in pretty grounds and each of the spacious bedrooms has a private balcony overlooking the iconic silhouette of the Ngong Hills. Personal attention is assured with a dedicated butler service and the hotel is renowned for its fine dining and nostalgic Afternoon Tea.

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Nairobi Safari Club

The hotel has 146 rooms all with satellite television, air-con, in room safe, hairdryer, telephone and mini bar. Rooms are en-suite, carpeted and furnished with wooden furniture - there is a writing desk and chair in every room. The restaurant serves a high standard of International cuisine and has large windows offering lots of natural light. There is also a Terrace bar that provides drinks and light snacks. This hotel has a business centre, health club and gymnasium. There is also a small pool with a pool-side bar. Find Out More
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Giraffe Manor

Giraffe Manor, built in 1932 by Sir David Duncan, is a small boutique hotel with a famous resident herd of Rothschild giraffe.  The only hotel in the world where you can feed the giraffe from your bedroom window!

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Ngong House

Ngong House is a unique experience and should be included in any Kenya safari itinerary. Although you will be staying in 'tree houses' this accommodation offers you a high degree of luxury including four poster beds furnished with crisp linen, exquisite gourmet food and both the main house and each tree house have fully stocked bars.

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Tribe Hotel

Tribe - The Village Market Hotel situated in the up-market Gigiri suburb of Nairobi. Your stay promises to be an escape from the normal mundane hotel room, bringing you into a world of hip, chic design with an emphasis on detail and luxury. Tribe is a celebration of the beauty in diversity while acknowledging our common quest for excellence and belonging.

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Located in the tranquil gardens of the State House Valley, Palacina is the ideal accommodation for those who wish to be centrally located but away from the traffic and noise of Nairobi. Set amongst beautiful gardens with views over the State House Valley Palacina is the perfect location for a relaxing stay in Nairobi.

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Serena Hotel

Considered by many to be one of Nairobi's finest hotels, the Serena stands amidst lush tropical gardens with panoramic views over Nairobi's Central Park and the glittering downtown skyline. Despite its pivotal central location, the Serena also remains true to its title and offers an oasis of serenity and luxury amidst the bustle of one of Africa's most vibrant capital cities.

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Norfolk Hotel

No other hotel in Kenya captures as much of Nairobi's splendid past and exciting present, and few hotels anywhere can claim a more romantic history. Adventurous visitors such as 26th American President Theodore Roosevelt, Lord Baden-Powell, the Earl of Warwick, Lord and Lady Cranworth, and the Baron and Baroness von Blixen have all been part of the Hotel's history.

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Hotel Intercontinental Nairobi

This hotel is a convenient stopover for your safari and onward travel. The accommodation is well equipped and has all the usual leisure facilities including a gym, sauna, jacuzzi, Turkish bath and massage service. The lovely spa, lounge, bar, dining areas and casino make the Intercontinental Hotel an excellent choice for a stopover in the city.

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Macushla House

The Lodge style home offers peace and comfort with facilities for conferences, seminars and workshops on a small scale. The overnight accommodation is spacious with ensuite bathrooms for a maximum of ten guests. Find Out More
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The Stanley Hotel

Since 1902, The Stanley Hotel in Nairobi has hosted some of the world's most acclaimed film stars and writers, as well as world leaders on royal and state visits to Kenya. The accommodation has recently been re-furbished to enhance its old charm and historic features. The Sarova Stanley remains a well-known landmark in the centre of Nairobi with the Thorn Tree Café and the famous message tree.

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Southern Sun Mayfair (Holiday Inn)

Although originally built in 1945, the Southern Sun Mayfair still retains its charm and elegance, it has recently undergone an extensive refurbishment and now provides all the modern touches. Situated in a popular shopping and residential suburb close to the Nairobi city centre, all 171 guest rooms offer a full range of services and facilities including colour TV, radio, telephone, tea/coffee making facilities and private bathroom.

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Sarova Panafric

A 3 star hotel, popular with international tour companies. Located on a hill in a suburb of Nairobi about a kilometre from the city centre and 18 kms from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

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Fairview Hotel

The Fairview is the only family-owned, family-run hotel in the 4 and 5 star hotel category in Nairobi. The hotel is set within 5 acres of beautiful gardens and located near the city centre but yet away from the hustle and bustle. This accommodation offers excellent amenities for the business and leisure traveller alike.

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Ole Sereni

Located just off Mombasa road Ole Sereni is the only hotel bordering a National Game Park. The title of the hotel is taken from the Maasai name for the area meaning 'place of tranquility'. Ole-Sereni captures the essence of Nairobi, which is the only city in the world that boasts a natural game park within its precincts. The hotel offers its guests views of animals in their natural surroundings at the waterhole in the park from the restaurants, bar, swimming pool and other parts of the hotel.

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