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A beloved landmark dating back to 1904, Fairmont The Norfolk has played a pivotal role in Kenya’s historical legacy notably as the town and later the modern city of Nairobi grew around the property. A hidden gem with alluring old-world charm and elegant contemporary design, the hotel offers guests a sophisticated retreat in the city.

Diners can relish in the superb dining options with local produce, authentic flavours and varied choices on the menu including organically sourced beef, fresh sea food and vegan dishes. The award-winning Tatu restaurant offers warm and attentive service in a contemporary African themed setting while The Lord Delamere Terrace, once Nairobi's most famous meeting place, retains all its classic charm as an all-day dining restaurant serving one of the best breakfast buffets in the city. An elegant lounge bar overlooking the garden, Cin Cin welcomes guests to sip on signature cocktails and discover the extensive array of wines, whiskies and premium alcoholic beverages alongside the exquisite tapas menu, and the T Lounge offers the perfect spot for afternoon tea accompanied by traditional delights.

The hotel boasts 170 luxurious suites and guest rooms set around tranquil tropical gardens. The rooms combine classic elegance and modern design with discreet technology. Many rooms offer breathtaking elevated views of the landscaped courtyard, while the signature suites are an excellent choice for guests seeking to experience luxury intertwined with the rich history of the city. 

There is also a heated outdoor swimming pool and a health club with a fitness centre and indulgent spa facilities.

Whether at the start or end of a Kenyan safari adventure, Fairmont The Norfolk, just an 18 km drive from the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, is a peaceful haven for all guests.

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Rates Include

Breakfast is included.

Children Policy

Children of any age are welcome. Rates available on request.

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General Information For Guests

All of the rooms are en-suite with a separate shower, marble vanity, hairdryer, electric razor socket, air conditioning, satellite TV, direct dial telephone, internet access, safety deposit box, minibar, electrical mosquito repellent.

There are a variety of dining options, including in-room dining which is available 24 hours a day:

The Lord Delamere Terrace is an open-air café that offers simple, classic cuisine - from continental to Italian to Asian - and signature cocktails.

Tatu restaurant is a contemporary American steakhouse.

The wine bar Cin Cin has a unique blend of contemporary design and timeless elegance, overlooking a beautiful courtyard. The impressive selection showcases labels from around the world.

The spa has an outdoor heated pool, steam bath, sauna, restrooms and treatment rooms. Towels are provided here, along with mattresses for the sun beds. An attendant mans the pool from 09:00 to 18:00.

The hotel's main gift shop offers a wide assortment of souvenirs, postcards, international newspapers, books and memorabilia, as well as Kenyan artefacts and jewellery. The gift shop is open weekdays between 07:00 and 23:00. On Saturday, Sunday and public holidays, the shop is open from 08:00 to 14:00 and from 16:00 to 20:00.   

All major credit cards including Visa, American Express and MasterCard are accepted.

A laundry service is available (additional cost).

A babysitting service can also be arranged (additional cost and 24 hours notice must be provided).

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