Fairmont The Norfolk

Nairobi, Kenya

Virtuoso Amenities for your stay  

For 2018 & 2019:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily Buffet breakfast for up to two in room guests
  • Exotic fruit basket and GM welcome card
  • Locally handcrafted art pieces (we are suggesting a collectable series of soap stone animals
  • A complimentary 50-minute massage for up to two people, per room, once during stay.
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
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PROPERTY SIZE: 170 rooms
ROOM STYLE: Classic
VIBE: Zen
City Life Landmarks Seclusion

Fairmont The Norfolk

Address:
Harry Thuku Road
P.O. Box 58581
Nairobi, 00200
Kenya
Nearest Airport:
Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO)
6 mi / 9 km

Hotel Features

At the Hotel

Features

  • 24-hour Security
  • Air Conditioning
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Business Center
  • Children's Programs
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Conference Facilities
  • Connecting Rooms
  • Culinary Program
  • Internet Access
  • Lounge/Bar
  • Meal Plans Available
  • Multi-lingual Staff
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Shopping
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Services

  • Babysitting Services
  • Complimentary Airport Transfers
  • Concierge Desk
  • Currency Exchange
  • House Safe
  • Housekeeping -- Twice Daily
  • Laundry/Dry Cleaning/Pressing
  • Limousine Service
  • Room Service
  • Room Service 24-hours
  • Shoeshine Service
  • Turndown Service
  • Valet Parking
  • Wakeup Calls
  • Wedding Services


Recreation
  • Fitness Center
  • Pool
  • Sauna
  • Spa


In Your Room
  • Bathrobes
  • Complimentary Coffee/Tea
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers

About Us

Since opening its doors in 1904, Fairmont The Norfolk has remained a celebrated Kenyan landmark. Over the years it has played host to presidents, actors, authors and musicians and welcomed travellers from around the globe as well as local residents. Refurbishment has added a contemporary touch to the property whilst preserving the charm and classic design of the 1900s. The Norfolk is the optimal city base to explore the bustling downtown district and Nairobi’s renowned wildlife conservancies such as the Giraffe Centre and the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust famed for its elephant orphanage. Offering 170 beautifully appointed rooms and signature suites set within tropical gardens, the hotel offers a tranquil retreat. Leisure facilities include a heated outdoor pool, health club with spa amenities and a gym. Meeting and conference facilities cater to business needs, while award-winning restaurants serve excellent Kenyan and international cuisine. The Norfolk offers guests the best of both worlds; the vibrancy of the city minutes away and over 100 years of heritage.

Best of the Best

Founded in 1904 and still the traditional starting point for safaris, Fairmont The Norfolk has been host to European colonists, heads of state, dukes and other royalty through the years. Indeed, modern Nairobi has grown up and around The Norfolk, whose 170 guestrooms and suites provide a well-appointed base from which its guests explore city sights, such as the Elephant Orphanage or the Giraffe Center in nearby Langata. Three hotel restaurants offer dining diversity — try a prized vintage on the cozy terrace of Cin Cin Wine Bar, then head to Tatu Restaurant for premium Kenyan Angus beef.

Advisor Tip

The hotel is close to the National Museum of Kenya, as well as to numerous restaurants and bars, proving a great opportunity to interact with locals. –Alnoor Dossa Woodinville, Washington

Location

Address
Harry Thuku Road
P.O. Box 58581
Nairobi, 00200
Kenya
Nearest Airport
Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO), 6 Miles / 9 Kilometers

Guest Rooms & Suites

Fairmont (CQN, CKN, CTN)

The Fairmont Rooms have beautifully appointed décor that give them a warm and inviting feel. Some of the features in the room include: Refreshment Center, tea and coffee facilities, bedside lamps, 32' TV, hairdryer, digital & cordless phone, iron & ironing board, safe and reading desk. The bathroom is three pieces with 115/240v shaving socket, rain shower, flush toilet and wash basin. Bathroom amenities include: shampoo, body lotion, bath and shower gel and 2 bottles of 500ml complimentary water daily.

  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
  • Slippers
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Deluxe (DQN, DKN, DTN)

Its luxuriously furnished, giving it a spacious and inviting atmosphere. It features a lavish king or twin beds, coffee lounge table, in-room business facilities, internet service and a digital safe. The room fashions a private 3 or 4 piece, en-suite marble bathroom

  • Garden View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
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Junior Suite (KQN, KKN)

Junior Suites are spacious open-concept accommodations with HSIA, and a 4-piece en-suite marble bathroom with a separate shower stall. Each Junior Suite has a separate seating area, desk, and an in-room safe. All suites are luxuriously furnished, have plush carpeting and deep velour soft furnishings.

  • Garden View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
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Duplex Suite

The Duplex Suites are split level accommodations with each suite offering a private en-suite 4-piece bathroom with a separate shower stall. The guest bedroom is located upstairs, with reading desk and small sitting area.The sitting room is located downstairs and offers a dining table as well as a delightful bay seating area overlooking the Fountain Gardens. Additional amenities include in-room safe reading desk. All suites are luxuriously furnished, have plush carpeting and deep velour soft furnishings

  • Garden View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
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1937 Suite

With the wing built in the year 1937, the historic and stunning 8 suites, with an amazing courtyard view with patio are a favorite. With 2008 renovated plush, deep velour carpeting, spacious 3- piece bathroom, all suites include HSIA, in room digital safe, reading desk and luggage rack.

Next applicable upgrade: Karura Suite

  • Garden View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
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Karura Suite

These only two of a kind suites are located in the historic Karura wing and aptly named after Sarah and Abraham Block who are part of the founders of our105 year old hotel. With a breathtaking elevated view of the courtyard, the two suites boast of very large terraces. With a separate sitting lounge from the bedroom the suite offers HSIA, in room digital safe 32” flat screen televisions for comfort. The 2008 renovated suites have a plush unmistakable finish, queen beds and spacious 4-piece bathroom

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Next applicable upgrade: Signature Suite

  • Garden View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
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Signature Suite

The lavish 9 signature suites are very spacious luxuriously furnished accommodations with plush carpeting and deep velour upholstered furniture. They offer one King bed, HSIA, a large en-suite bathroom with a separate shower stall, a separate sitting room and a separate changing room. They also have an in-room safe and trouser press, and in addition to the regular bathroom The suites also offer cotton balls and weight scales. Each individual suite carries with it a characteristic Kenyan historic significance, as they are each themed from influential makers in colonial Kenya.

  • Garden View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
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Deluxe Veranda

It has a private terrace with a part view of the tranquil Norfolk courtyard; making it ideal for unwinding or some bird watching. The room features a lavish king or twin beds, refreshment center, tea and coffee facilities, bedside lamps, 32' TV, hairdryer, digital & cordless phone, iron & ironing board, safe and reading desk and multimedia panels.

The rooms have a 3 or 4 piece bathroom with 115/240v shaving socket, rain shower, flush toilet and wash basin. Bathroom amenities include: shampoo, body lotion, bath and shower gel, bathrobes and 2 bottles of 500ml complimentary water daily.

  • Garden View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
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Deluxe Courtyard

Offering an unrivalled view of the tranquil gardens, this room provides sophisticated respite. The tropical trees which are home to several African bird species fill the courtyard with sweet scents and provide the ideal escape from the surrounding business district.

The room features a lavish king or twin beds, refreshment center, tea and coffee facilities, bedside lamps, 32' TV, hairdryer, digital & cordless phone, iron & ironing board, safe and reading desk and multimedia panels.

The rooms have a 3 or 4 piece bathroom with 115/240v shaving socket, rain shower, flush toilet and wash basin. Bathroom amenities include: shampoo, body lotion, bath and shower gel, bathrobes and 2 bottles of 500ml complimentary water daily.

  • Garden View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Mini Bar
  • Safe
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Total 9 Records

Facts & Policies

Facts
Experiences
City Life, Landmarks, Seclusion
Vibe Zen
Room Style Classic
Number of Rooms 170
Check-In Time 12:00 PM
Check-Out Time 11:00 AM
Early Arrivals & Late Departures

Early arrivals & late departures are available to Virtuoso travelers free of charge upon availability on request

Guaranteed Reservations & Deposits

All bookings must be guaranteed with a valid credit card detail and/or a deposit.

Cancellation Policy

If cancelled up to 1 day before the day of arrival, no fee will be charged. If cancelled later or in case of no-show, 100 percent of the first night will be charged.

Accepted Forms of Payment

All major credit cards are welcomed, including Visa, Mastercard and American Express

We also accept cash payments and wire transfers.

Terms & Conditions

Please inquire..



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Virtuoso Amenities for your stay  

For 2018 & 2019:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily Buffet breakfast for up to two in room guests
  • Exotic fruit basket and GM welcome card
  • Locally handcrafted art pieces (we are suggesting a collectable series of soap stone animals
  • A complimentary 50-minute massage for up to two people, per room, once during stay.
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
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It is History, today and yesterday - Still ***** (5-Stars)

By: Schnooky


Reviewed on: 29 Oct 2017

This is a special hotel, built in 1904 with worlds of history - and THE place to stay when visiting Nairobi. It has been up-dated to current multi-star standards, and you will not be disappointed. BUT, and there is always a 'but'; Internet service is not up to par. During my 2 stays here in successive weeks, internet kept dropping - AFTER my above review, the hotel contacted me and advised that they had their technology team review and correct.
Travel Advisor:  Karen Lee-Ishmael