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Tribe The Village Market Hotel

Nairobi & Central Kenya

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Tribe The Village Market Hotel overview

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Situated in the up-market Gigiri suburb of Nairobi, this new hotel is attached to the trendy Village Market shopping and recreation complex, East Africa's largest all-in-one concept centre. The world class Muthaiga Golf Club is a five minute drive away, as are a range of other activities. The hotel provides modern comfort and facilities in stylish traditional African decor. All the rooms have large TVs, high speed internet and phone connections and large bathrooms with power showers. There is a wellness spa and shop in the hotel and a health club nearby.

The Village Market has over 150 shops and services, including banking with ATMs, foreign exchange facilities, over 16 restaurants, a water park, bowling centre and a four screen cinema on site, the centre offers guests an exciting experience, a comfortable stay and the chance to unwind.

The hotel's in-house restaurant 'Epic' serves continental / African fusion food and is open daily from 1030 to 2230.

The 142 rooms are split into 20 standard, 100 deluxe, 4 superior, 5 junior suites, 5 business suite 'lofts', 1 ambassadorial suite, 1 presidential suite, 1 penthouse, 4 single & 1 double apartments.


Open: Tribe Hotel is open all year.

Location: Tribe Hotel is in the suburb of Gigiri, near The Village Market shopping, dining and entertainment complex, the largest of its kind in East Africa and is about a 10 minute drive from the centre of Nairobi. The hotel is about 25kms from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

Rooms: There are 137 rooms and suites, made up of superior and deluxe rooms and 5 categories of suites. All are decorated with African artworks, feature rich ochre tones, have climate control, satellite TV, free Wi-Fi, desk, minibar stocked with soft drinks and a modern en-suite bath or shower room. Superior rooms are almost 30sqm in size. and deluxe rooms are 39sqm. Suites have additional space for seating and larger wardrobes. In terms of size junior suites cover 46sqm and loft business suites 51sqm. The penthouse suite is arranged over 2 floors, has a main bedroom and a guest bedroom and full length windows and covers 93sqm. The ambassadorial suite is part of the VIP wing of the hotel, has a large bathroom and original artworks and occupies 65sqm. The presidential suite is also in the VIP wing and its 102sqm of space includes a large living and dining room. The VIP wing also includes 1 deluxe room, 3 superior rooms and a security room. There is round the clock room service.

Activities: City sightseeing, shopping and dining at The Village Market, which houses a weekly craft and artworks market on Fridays. Swimming and enjoying spa treatments at the hotel.

Facilities: There are several seating areas in the lobby, a small cinema and a number of meeting rooms. The outdoor pool contains a swim up bar for drinks and dining, and feature waterfalls. The hotel has a gym, open 24 hours a day, and a spa offering an extensive range of treatments. There is a restaurant (see below), a cake shop and a rooftop bar called Nest, the last open from late afternoon till just after midnight. There are shops, restaurants, ATMs and foreign exchange facilities at The Village Market. The hotel provides 24 hour concierge service.

Dining: Jiko Restaurant is open from 06:00 till 22:30 daily and serves organic food. Meals are eaten at individual tables.

Children: Children of all ages are welcome.

Health: This is a malarial area.

Communication: There is wifi internet access and mobile phone coverage.

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"A superbly designed hotel showcasing contemporary African art. They worked hard to make the start of our honeymoon super special."



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