Kenyan hotel and apartment guide: Your accommodation in Nairobi hotels
The Nairobi Hilton Hotel is part of the global Hilton chain and offers all the facilities you need for your Kenyan vacation. The Hilton offers airport transfer service to and from the Nairobi based hotel, a limousine serve, club lounge and executive floors including meeting and banqueting services. The rooms are serviced 24 hours and are connected to satellite television. They also offer a health club and a heated swimming pool. Also available is a business centre with internet access and electronic safes in your room.
The hotel is centrally located within Nairobi town and offers easy walking access to shopping and the business district and other entertainment joints.
The Yaya apartments
The Yaya apartments are located adjacent to Nairobiís premier mall-the Yaya center. The apartments offer very secure and spacious 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedrooms. They also have a business service with high speed internet connection, satellite television; flood light tennis courts a full equipped gym including other finer luxuries. They will offer airport transfers on request.
The 680 Hotel
The six eighty hotel is in the center of the CBD and is a budget accommodation facility. They offer standard services and is well located for business and pleasure in the central business district of Nairobi. The Kenyatta Conference and exhibition center is only 5 minutes walk and the famous Kenyatta Avenue and Central park is close nearby. This Nairobi hotel is famous with budget travelers and mid-level business people.
The Grand Regency Hotel
The grand regency Nairobi hotel is situated along the Uhuru Highway and opposite the central park. The hotel offers 5 star deluxe accommodations and is popular with dignitaries visiting for business or pleasure. The Nairobi hotel offers 194 deluxe rooms and 1 presidential suite. Food service includes fine dining, buffet and snacks and a coffee shop. They also offer banqueting and conference services. They also offer airport transfer service in either the hotel van or limo. The regency also offers an exclusive health and recreation club and a sun screened pool. The hotel recently opened a very popular in-house casino and also offers an exclusive shopping arcade, beauty parlour, and an airport VIP desk. This is one of the finest hotels in Nairobi with all the extras of luxury.
The Mimosa Court Apartments
The mimosa court apartments are set is a serene and quiet environment away 15 minutes away from the CBD. This is a modern complex of beautifully furnished, fully serviced, and totally secure apartments with short and long-term lets on offer. They offer airport transfers on request.
The apartments are accessible conveniently located within close proximity of popular upmarket shopping malls. Nestled away in peaceful, idyllic surroundings and set in beautiful landscaped tropical gardens all apartments are beautifully appointed. The apartments enjoy a host of value added facilities on site like the pool, a fully equipped gymnasium and health spa and a conference room.
The Jacaranda Hotel
This is a 4 star Nairobi hotel set within 4 acres of beautifully landscaped lawns surrounded by lush gardens and jacaranda trees. The serene settings welcome you to jacaranda hotel set 10 minutes from the CBD. The hotel is adjacent to major businesses and next door to a popular shopping mall in westlands, an offshoot satellite business centre from the CBD. The hotel offers airport transfer services. The hotel is popular with business and most safari travelers on their 1 night prior to a wildlife safari. The service is good and moderate ambience.
The Kenya Comfort Hotel
This is another budget hotel in the CBD and offers superior quality budget accommodation. The Nairobi based hotel offers single and double accommodation in clean and well laid out rooms. It also offers conference facilities and internet connectivity. The hotel is popular with visiting student and volunteer groups as well as budget safari groups. See http://www.landmarksafaris.com/planner for range of overall Kenyan rates for budget and luxury, hotel, lodge and apartments rates.
The Serena Hotel
This is a five star Nairobi based hotel set within the Central park of Nairobi. The hotel is heavily rich in ambience and service is perfect. The food ranges from continental to western, Indian and Chinese cuisine. The hotel offers high standard accommodation with spacious rooms, a satellite TV, minibar in rooms. There is also business centre and internet connectivity in the cyber cafť. They have 2 indoor bars, a pool and bar, a fully equipped gym and aerobics studio and well manicured grounds for banqueting and airport transfers. Its conferencing facilities are also of high quality with well furnished conference halls and arranged private meetings in rooms. The Nairobi Serena is popular with high-end business and safari travelers.
The Nairobi Safari Club Hotel
This is a Nairobi hotel located in periphery of the CBD and next to the Nairobi University. The Nairobi based hotelís maize cob architecture is unique and gives it a towering resemblance to the Malaysian tower. The hotel is an all en-suite and is very popular with family groups traveling for safari with their children. The service is standard and food is good. It also has a members club, a swimming pool and health and fitness centre and offers airport transfers. The business centre offers internet connectivity and beuty parlour.
The Norfolk Hotel and apartments
This former colonial bastion has a rich history and was a preserve of the colonialists. The 5 star Nairobi hotel is set on the outskirts of the CBD and opposite the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation and the Nairobi University. It is set in a quite serene environment and yet a 5 minute walks from the CBD. The hotel offers spacious rooms fronting well manicured lawns strewn with colonial and world war relics and gunship (defunct though).
The ambience is British Elizabethan in style and offers fine dining and has several well serviced conference rooms. The hotel has undergone heavy refurbishment that has brought a modern aura while retaining the historical touch. It is famous with high end business and safari travelers mainly from Europe. The service is excellent and reflective of its 5-star rating.Airport transfers offered.
The Norfolk Nairobi apartments are high-end fully furnished apartments for short and long-term stay. The five-star apartments are located next to the hotel and are popular with expatriate clients working in Kenya for 2 weeks or more. They have well manicures lawns and a are well serviced. The security is good and in quiet.
The Intercontinental Hotel
The hotel is set next to Kenyaís seat of government-the parliament buildings and opposite the Kenyatta national monument. The 5-star Nairobi hotel is also opposite the central park and offers a quiet atmosphere easily accessible from the CBD. Service is impeccable and ambience is mainly American up market and convenience. The hotel rooms are spacious and overlooking the power bastions of the Kenyan government. It also offers airport transfers. It has high security ratings owing to its location in well guarded government establishments. The hotel is popular with business travelers and up market safari tourists. The American market easily identifies with the Intercontinental since itís the only chain of American hotel in Nairobi Kenya.
The Boulevard hotel
The Nairobi based hotel boulevard is located in an evergreen quiet location a few yards from the Norfolk hotel. The hotel rooms are surrounded by trees and fronting the Nairobi river. The hotelís quiet environment offers the silence for private parties and informal meetings.The hotel also offers airport transfers The hotel ambience is standard and service is good. Security is good despite being tucked in a forested environ.
The Safari Park Hotel
The Nairobi based hotel is a 5-star facility. The buildings are well camouflaged by shingle tiling. It is located about 20 minutes from the CBD along one of the main highways to Mt. Kenya. The hotel is set on an expansive compound with well manicured lawns and a spacious parking lot. The hotel is surrounded by huge thorn trees that provide an excellent cover from the tropical sun. The rooms are large, air conditioned and serviced with satellite TV and minibar. Service is impeccable and the ambience African. It also offers airport transfers. It is a popular entertainment theatre with large conference facilities. It hosts a lot of conference groups and business travelers.
About the Author: Robert is a tour consultant in Kenya and has planned business and vacation safaris for over 10,000 tourists in the East African region. He is a tour operation- major and involved in National tourism policy development in Kenya.
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