The Nairobi Serena is a quiet sanctuary in a flower-filled garden amid the noise and bustle of one of Africa’s most dynamic cities. Shaded by jacaranda, bougainvillaea and acacia trees, the hotel is a haven located just moments from the city’s business centre and also
from most of its attractions, including art and cultural institutions, shopping, nightlife and entertainment.
There are 183 air-conditioned bedrooms and seven suites, including the ultimately luxurious State Suite, and a whole range of different cuisines on offer ranging from Kenyan to Indian, Italian to Creole. Apart from its renowned health club, the hotel has a fantastic outdoor pool. Excursions on offer include game viewing at one of Serena Hotel’s main Safari Lodges, visits to dance and cultural centres, and trips to the Great Rift Valley and the Lakes of Nakuru and Naivasha. For the business traveller, the hotel also offers full conference facilities and a business centre.
Bluebay Beach Resort offers 80 Superior rooms, 6 Deluxe rooms and 2 Sultan rooms, all of which enjoy magnificent views of the Indian Ocean (click here for a virtual view of the beach). Each consists of spacious bedroom, separate dressing room, en suite bathroom and verandah or balcony.
All rooms are tastefully decorated using traditional Zanzibari furniture to include large four poster beds with mosquito nets, a writing bureau, coffee table and easy chairs. Split level air conditioners, ceiling fans, satellite TV's, mini-bars, hair dryers and telephones add a touch of luxury to each room whilst the presence of smoke detectors and fire alarms are a sign of our commitment to the safety and well-being of our guests.
Restaurant and Bars
The Bluebay Beach Resort 'Makuti Restaurant' enjoys magnificent views over the modern deck-level swimming pool to the ocean beyond and offers breakfast, lunch and dinner within our guests meal plan arrangements.
The main bar located beside the swimming pool serves a wide selection of European and South African wines, local and imported beers, spirits and minerals as well as coffee, Cappuccino and Espresso.
The Beach Bar and Restaurant, as the name implies, is situated on the very edge of the beautiful Indian Ocean and is an ideal place for guests to sip cold drinks or to enjoy a feast of seafood specialties, pizzas prepared in our authentic wood fired oven as well as other light fare, all served in an informal setting with toes in the sand and a magnificent thatched roof to shade you from the hot tropical sun.
Bluebay Beach Resort operates a high quality, tastefully decorated and well stocked Boutique offering fashion garments ,accessories and crafts sourced primarily from the East African region. Also available are a wide range of products from books to postcards and suntan lotions to toiletries.
The Hotel has a fully air conditioned Conference Room which accommodates up to 75 people seated in theatre style. The equipment available includes a slide projector, video projection system, overhead projector and PA system.
A fully equipped Guest Services and Business Centre is available to guests and offers secretarial services, e-mail and Internet access as well as fax and photocopying facilities.
Other facilities include an open air discotheque, a wide screen TV viewing facility, guest safes, a large fresh water swimming pool with adjoining open-air Jacuzzi and children's paddling pool, a children's club ( on demand ), a well equipped Dispensary with Doctor on call and the most fantastic Spa in East Africa.
A very spacious lounge and bedroom.
The lounge has comfortable sofa sets and is ideal for meetings and private ensuite dining.
Satelite TV with DSTV and over ten viewing channels.
Three direct dial telephones.
Direct email and fax connectivity on request.
Personal digital code safe.
A dining table and a bar counter. A waiter available on request.
Complimentary bar with assorted drinks on arrival.
Leisure seating and writing desk at the lounge and bedroom.
A large fruit basket and flowers provided as well as daily local newspapers.
A jacuzzi-type bathroom with a choice of a seperate shower . Automatic hairdryer.
Each suite offers a bedroom with dressing table and ensuite bathroom connecting into a spacious lounge.
Each suite has three telephones with voice messaging and direct telephone dial facility to any destination worldwide.
Comfortable leisure seating, writing desk
A personal bar
Personal digital code safe
Satelite television with remote control of over ten viewing channels.
THE EXECUTIVE SUITE
Each suite offers a seperate lounge and a private bathroom.
Each of these suites has a balcony.
Three telephones with voice messaging and direct telephone dial facility to any destination worldwide, and AT&T connection
A personal bar
Personal digital code safe
Satelite television with remote control of over ten viewing channels.
The Health Centre: Located on the Second Floor the Health Center has a heated swimming pool, sauna, steam Bath, massage parlor and a gymnasium. This facility is free for residents of the hotel. A fitness instructor and personal training are also available.
THE BUSINESS CENTER for business traveller with a complete "mobile office " equipped with:
Personal Computers, Colour Printer, Photocopier & Fax , 24 Hours Internet access.
Conferencing & Banqueting Facilities: 7 conference rooms of different capacities (10-250 capacity) These provide ample area for banquets, conferencing and cocktail parties. There are other areas designated for small group meetings and can double up for private lunches and dinners. Audio Visual Equipment is available on request.
The Stanley, established in 1902 is a slice of Victorian elegance right in the heart of modern Nairobi’s heat and bustle. It has 217 rooms and is the home to:
The Thorn Tree Restaurant East Africa’s best meeting place
The Zen – the art of fine dining.
The Exchange Bar – former home for the Nairobi Stock Exchange for 37 years
Pool Deck – al fresco restaurant on the 5th floor offering wholesome buffets
The most luxurious state suites in Kenya
An ultra-modern health and fitness club
State-of-the-art Motivator Conferencing facilities
Only free valet parking service in Nairobi
8 fully equipped function rooms
Panafric Hotel has 153-rooms and is an “isle of calm” just outside Nairobi. It is renowned for traditional hospitality and ever-popular theme evenings. Features: Poolside Restaurant and Bar set amidst the beautifully landscaped gardens
Flame Tree Brasserie and Bar with a panoramic view of the city from its viewing deck.
Modern conference facilities including new syndicate rooms.
Newly refurbished Superior rooms.
45 serviced apartments
Colourful and well secured kiddies’ playground
One of East Africa’s most exotic and best-known resorts, Sarova Whitesands in a dreamlike setting, on Bamburi Beach in the North coast of Mombasa. A fusion of Swahili interiors and Arabic architecture, the resort is spread is over 22 acres of exquisite gardens and has the largest beachfront on the north coast overlooking an ocean teeming with unique marine life.
Choose from a range of standard, superior and suite accommodation, all with their own balconies or terraces and views of the pools or the balmy Indian Ocean.
Dining is true gourmet’s delight. The Pavillions restaurant features daily international buffets and Lido combines a breath taking sea front location with the freshest seafood on the coast. Minazi’s chilled and caual including wood fired Italian pizzas and refreshing options of freshly squeezed juices, smoothies and ice creams.
The resort has entertaining activities for children as well as child care facilities in the evening. A chill lounge bar – Cocos on the beachfront for a night of music and groove. Enjoy equisite gardens, four free form swimming pools and a range of water sports activities including jet skiing, wind surfing, snorkeling, scuba diving or just close your eyes under the swaying palms.
The Masai Mara. Some call it the eighth wonder of the world. One of the world’s last remaining ecosystems harmonizing animal and nature. The Mara is where you will have one of those breathtaking, heart-stopping moments…a crack of dawn balloon ride over natures playground, a million teeming wildebeest making their annual migration across Mara, your first face to face encounter with the big five of Kenya.
Sarova Mara offers luxurious tented accommodation equipped with ensuite bathrooms and a deck for outdoor seating. The Isokon restaurant features international buffets with speciality live cooking and our bush dining options are a must at least once during your stay. Enjoy live guitar music, sundowners and post dinner entertainment at the Bar whilst sitting around a log fire.
Game drives are a delightful and our informative guides ensure that you site most, if not all of Kenya’s Big Five; and then get spoilt with our bush massage - a real treat in the wild. The Lodge also features an authentic Masai habitat at the Isokon Masai Cultural Village where you can experience first hand, one of the few remaining ancient great cultures of the world.
Located at the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro, the
lodge is set in expansive and mature wooded gardens that face Africa’s highest mountain. Built within the area of 190 acres of Masai country, it is an ideal holiday base from which to enjoy numerous pursuits.
Minimum temperatures of 11 degrees Celsius and maximums of 32 degrees. The short rains fall between November and December and the long rains between April and May.
250kms from Nairobi or approx four hours on tarmac and all weather murram roads.
The flying time from Nairobi to our own private airstrip is approx 1 hour.
Spacious cottage style rooms with en suite bathrooms and verandas.
Special groups can enjoy private lunches at our shaded, outdoor bar-b-cue or starlit dinners beside the swimming pool.
Creating a tradition destined to endure was the Christmas present that Major C.G.R. Ringer gave to Kenya and Nairobi (and just what they wanted) when he opened his little Norfolk Hotel in the year 1904. Then and now, the Norfolk has been totally and inescapably an integral part of the country’s history. One could, without fear of correction, say that had there, in fact, been no Norfolk Hotel, there might never have been the capital. It was at the Norfolk that all new arrivals gathered, then men with the money, ambition and foresight to found a Colony, for Kenya as a country has only existed since the turn of the twentieth century.
All guest rooms are luxuriously furnished, have plush carpeting and deep velour soft furnishings. The guest rooms all have bedside lamps, dressing tables, and built-in wardrobes, besides luggage racks. Every room has a telephone and telephone directory, direct dialling facilities, a television linked to satellite dish, electrical mosquito repellent and air conditioning. Back-up generators in the hotel allow for 24-hour electricity.
All the bathrooms have 115\240 v shaving sockets, shampoo, body lotion, bath and shower gel and bathrobes, overhead showers/bath-tubs, flush toilets, washbasin, hot and cold running water, insecticide, water tumblers and the suites, jars of cotton wool balls and weighing scales.
Opened in November 1969 The Ark overlooks the Yasabara waterhole, perhaps the largest salt-lick in the Aberdare Mountains and the haunt of a variety of forest game unequalled in Africa. This tree-lodge is uniquely shaped to resemble the actual Ark, designed with decks from which numerous balconies and lounges provide superb vantage points for viewing the animals visiting the salt-lick and waterhole. A ground-level bunker provides excellent photographic opportunities, and the Yasabara waterhole is floodlit by night to enable all-night viewing of game. A "Resident Hunter" is always on hand to elucidate on the wildlife and landscape.
Access to vehicles is limited to conserve and protect the environment which hosts wildlife such as elephant, rhino, buffalo, bush bucks, giant forest hogs, Sykes monkey, leopard, and bongo. After lunch at The Aberdare Country Club guests take a 45-minute game drive within the National Park arriving at The Ark in time for afternoon tea.
Treetops is the most famous game viewing lodge in the world. It overlooks a water hole and salt lick, high in the Aberdare National Park Salient. Solely dedicated to game viewing, the accommodation is compact and cosy.
From the comfortable lounge which features picture windows and trees growing through the building, this original tree lodge is legendary for its historical royal connection. In February 1952, Treetops is where Princess Elizabeth became Queen on learning of the death of her father, King George VI. This four decks lodge, rising straight out of the ground on stilts has a rooftop viewing platform. The platform provides a breath taking view of the visiting rhino, elephant, buffalo, lion, bushbuck, waterbuck and many other species.
The excitement of Treetops stems from the fact that although the animals realize you exist they still approach fearlessly. Not only is this the closest you can get to wildlife, but it makes a welcome change to have animals come to you instead of the other way round.
Is world famous for its historical royal connection. Princess Elizabeth learnt of her father King George the V death while on her honeymoon at Treetops.
It is also famous for game viewing and has been patronize by famous dignitaries from around the world including several heads of state.
One of Kenya’s leading destinations, Voyager Beach Resort overlooks the white sands of Nyali Beach, just 7km north of Mombasa.
The resort’s convenient location gives Voyager guests easy access to a huge variety of historical, sporting and cultural attractions, including Africa’s largest crocodile farm and the world-famous Bamburi Nature Trail.
Voyager Beach Resort offers 233 spacious ‘cabins’ – 83 with beautiful sea-views, the remainder overlooking the resort’s lush tropical gardens. Eight cabins are interconnected for families, and the resort also offers three large Junior suites. All cabins have a private balcony, and are equipped with their own telephone, air-conditioning unit, and electronic safe.
200Three classic restaurants and a coffee shop.
Three bars, including one open 24 hours.
Sports pool and beachfront relax pool.
Fun pool, with jacuzzi, waterfall and kids’ pool.
Kenya’s best coastal hotel shopping arcade.
Acclaimed salon with Parisian hairdressers.
Modern health centre with Technogym equipment.
Games area, with table tennis, pool and dartboards.
Sand volleyball court with daily competitions.
Situated in the shadow of majestic Mount Kilimanjaro on the edge of Tsavo West National Park, Voyager Safari Camp sits on the edge of a small dam on the Sante River. This exclusive, tranquil camp offers a close encounter with the resident hippos and crocodiles, as well as the big game of one of Kenya’s most spectacular and least explored national parks.
Of the camp’s 25 tents, 16 sit on the southern bank of the river and nine on the northern. The spacious tents offer the classic ambience of an African camping safari, with large secluded verandahs overlooking the wildlife-rich shores. Each tent is comfortably furnished with double or twin beds and has a modern en suite bathroom with a flush toilet and piping hot shower.
Restaurant serving homemade table d’hôte cuisine.
Intimate lounge bar overlooking the river.
Large gift boutique with variety of souvenirs.
Reliable generator power in all tents.
Finch Hatton's lies at the heart of Tsavo West National park, part of Kenya's single largest game reserve.
The camp surrounds a natural freshwaters spring, flowing through three crystal clear pools, with tents along the water's edge
The springs are home to a resident pod of hippopotamus, which spend their days wallowing in the ponds and their nights grazing around the camp.
Crocodiles and a healthy population of terrapins and monitor lizards also live here, and are often seen sunning themselves at the waters edge.
Bird life at Finch Hatton's is spectacular, with over 200 locally recorded species.
The camp accommodates up to 50 people, in large safari tents with twin beds, en suite bathrooms, brass fittings, large mirrors, WC, hot and cold running water and showers.
Each tent has a clothes rack, wooden Swahili chest, bookshelves and an antique writing desk. The tents have electricity, with shaver outlets for 110v and 220v, hairdryer and battery charger outlet for 220v as well as a fully stocked minibar fridge.
All tents have panoramic views of the surrounding springs and forests, large deck balconies with chairs, tables and daybed.
A bar and restaurant and a comfortable private lounge. There is an extensive library of books and an excellent range of classic music- including Denys Finch Hatton's favorite selections of Mozart.
The bar is open all day, and we also provide pool service. Breakfast and lunch are served al fresco on the open-air terrace, with views across the springs and hippo pools, and beyond to the snow capped peak of Kilimanjaro. Dinner is a formal 6-course meal served in the main dining room.
The pool has a shaded area and is surrounded by indigenous trees. Guests can enjoy a swim or just relax with their books before the afternoon game drives. Optional laundry service is provided and clothes are returned within 4 hours. Finch Hattons has 1200 by 30-meter airstrip, which can accommodate even bigger aircrafts.
Governors' CampThe setting is magical. So much so that almost a century ago it was reserved, exclusively, for Kenya’s colonial Governors and their royal visitors. Now Governors’ Camp nestles in the forest along the winding banks of the Mara River, it’s waters teeming with hippo and crocodile.
Some of the 36 tents line the riverbank, with uninterrupted views over the Mara River, others have views across the sweeping plains. Created in 1972 Governors’ Camp set new standards in luxury for a tented camp. Today it’s still Africa’s best. Everything is under canvas, all tents have en-suit bathrooms with hot and cold running water and flushing toilets.
"Governors’ Camp is a site popular with both animals (who come to the river to drink) and people. As in the past the hotel emphasises enjoying the wild splendours of Africa in the highest possible style. Guests stay in well-appointed canvas tents, each with its own bathroom. Evenings are devoted to cocktails around a bonfire and dinner by candlelight."
Each morning a breakfast feast is prepared over blazing coals: mountains of bacon, eggs the way you like them, fresh milk flown-in daily, hot-baked croissants, exotic fruits, and freshly-brewed Kenya coffee.
Lunch, like breakfast is a buffet, this time roast meats hot and cold, fresh salads and delicious desserts. Both meals are served on the shady riverbank with views across the Mara’s plains.
Paradise CampThe camp for those who want that extra bit of luxury. We’ve kept Governors’ Ilmoran Camp as small as possible, with added touches that make this the top of the range safari.
We’ve recreated the atmosphere of the original hunting camps. Hidden under ancient trees, deep in the forest, are just 10 tents. They line the winding banks of the Mara River.
You’ll be the personal guest of our manager, who’ll look after all your needs. Game drives and game walks are included in the rate and complimentary wine is served with dinner.
Ilmoran CampEach spacious tent has a very private location and is furnished to a superior standard. Stunning beds are handmade from specially selected wood taken from ancient olive trees. Large en-suite bathrooms have flush toilets, a lovely big shower with piping-hot water, and a Victorian bath where you can soap the day’s dust away.
Every tent has an extended veranda. They’re designed so you can take dinner in private at your tent if you wish. Or just relax and enjoy the sights and sounds. Birds and butterflies abound, elephant wander through the camp, at night leopard call nearby.
During the day meals are served under the giant trees. There’s fresh fruits, cereals and hot-baked breads together with a cooked Candlelight dinner breakfast barbecued before your eyes. For lunch a buffet that’ll satisfy the hungriest appetites.
Deep in the bush, our cordon-bleu dinners by candlelight are a truly unforgettable experience. Nowhere else can you get so far from civilisation, yet stay in such style.
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