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Fairmont The Norfolk Hotel
Why we like it
- An iconic hotel in the heart of Nairobi
- Colonial in style and full of colorful history
- Private tropical gardens
- Enjoy traditional high tea in The Tea Room
Sit and watch the world go by on the Lord Delamere Terrace, the perfect spot for an alfresco lunch too.
Fiona exceeded our expectations. We had a tour guide (Mohammed) in Zanzibar and we rate him as one of the very best guides we’ve ever had (and we have travelled a lot). Mohammed's knowledge was outstanding compared to anything we had read.
- S.R London
A landmark historic hotel, looking after guests since 1904 Fairmont The Norfolk Hotel is an excellent choice of hotel to begin or finish your safari holiday in Kenya. Guest rooms and suites are luxuriously furnished and offer modern amenities. An outdoor heated swimming pool is surrounded by lush gardens - the perfect escape.
Fairmont The Norfolk Hotel has five restaurants serving cuisine to suit every mood and palate. The Tea Room offers traditional high tea in a comfortable setting, the Tatu Restaurant is a contemporary American styled steak house serving the finest of Kenyan Angus Beef. For those who like to keep fit while they travel there is an excleent health club with a gym, sauna and steam room.
Nairobi or Mombasa
8 hours 30 minutes non-stop
GMT +3 hours
Required for UK passport holders
Yellow fever certificate required if arriving from an endemic area
Best time to travel
December - March, July - October
Kenya's equatorial location ensures warm weather year round, though it can be cool at night and first thing in the morning. There are two rain seasons, the long rains occur from late March to early June and short rains from October to December. The rainfall is sometimes heavy and when it does come it often falls in the afternoons and evenings. The hottest period is from February to March and coldest in July to August.
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