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The Norfolk Hotel

  • Harry Thuku Rd. Map It
  • Nairobi
  • Grande Dame

Pros

  • The breakfast buffet is the best in town
  • The terrace is a great place to watch the world go by

Cons

  • Internet use is not free

Updated 12/02/2014

Fodor's Review

This grand old colonial lady will take you back to the heady early days when settlers, adventurers, colonial officers, and their ladies arrived in the capital to make their names and their fortunes. Built in 1904, the Norfolk was one of Nairobi's first hotels and quickly became the meeting place and watering hole for everybody who was anybody in the colony. The hotel is now owned by the Fairmont Group, but the original mock-Tudor facade and colonial opulence still remain,

so you can easily imagine yourself back in the early days as you sip your G&T—it's always called G&T, never gin and tonic—or an excellent local Tusker beer on the terrace or in the leather-chaired bar.

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Hotel Information

Address:

Harry Thuku Rd., Nairobi, Kenya

Map It

Phone:

020-226–5555

Website: www.fairmont.com

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 129 rooms, 18 suites, 6 luxury cottages
  • No meals

Updated 12/02/2014

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