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Nairobi Serena Hotel

Nairobi & Central Kenya

Rating: Mid-range    

Nairobi Serena Hotel overview

Nairobi Serena Hotel is set amongst the lush-green abundance of extensive tropical gardens, looking out over the gentle green avenues of Central Park and commanding a panoramic view over the glittering towers of downtown Nairobi. The Serena Hotel enjoys one of the finest locations in the city.

There are over 180 air conditioned rooms and a variety of restaurants offer cuisine from all round the world. It has a health club and large swimming pool. Sensitively constructed from ecologically sympathetic materials, the interior decor of the hotel reflects a kaleidoscope of cultural influences blending Moroccan mystique and a breadth of African heritage.


Open: Nairobi Serena Hotel is open all year.

Location: The hotel is on the outskirts of Nairobi's Central Park, 30 minutes from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and a 5 minute walk from the city centre.

Rooms: There are 183 rooms at suites at the hotel. The majority are made up of deluxe rooms, queen-size double beds or twins, a walk-in shower and bathtub and views of the gardens or the city. There are 5 Superior rooms which have king-size double beds and a private veranda. The rest of the accommodation is made up of a variety of suites. All rooms have air-conditioning, telephones, WiFi, minibar, digital safe, tea and coffee station, TV, hairdryer and a robe and slippers. 24 hour room service is available

Activities: Sightseeing, shopping, swimming and spending time in the gardens.

Facilities: The hotel has several dining venues, offering fine dining, buffets and snacks. The Askum Bar overlooks the hotel's gardens and often has live music. The Bambara Lounge is located on the ground floor. The on-site health club and spa has treatment rooms, a gym, aerobics studio, sauna, steam room and juice bar.

Dining: The Mandhari Restaurant offers fine-dining supported by an exquisite wine list. Enjoy your meal to the accompaniment of live piano music. Herbs and Spices on the ground floor specialises in South East Asian dishes. Cafe Maghreb will tempt you with the aroma of traditional French pastries, muffins and savoury snacks accompanied by a wide range of coffees and teas. Askum Bar is the place to be for lively entertainments, bar snacks and a wide range of drinks. The stylish Pool Bar offers cafe-style seating around the pool and serves a range of wines, beers, cocktails, juices and coffees. If you're peckish, poolside snacks, patisseries and ice-creams are available throughout the day. Herbs and Spices is the new Pan-Asian restaurant which opened in 2019.

Children: Children of all ages are welcome at Nairobi Serena Hotel

Health: This is a malarial area.

Communication: There is wifi internet access in all guest rooms.

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