Norfolk Hotel Nairobi

Nairobi Hotels, Accommodation, Apartments, Conference facilities and Car Hire & Airport Transfers

A guide to Nairobi hotels, conference facilities, Attractions, aparments, attractions and accommodation. Nairobi 4x4wd Car Hire, Airport Transfers from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA)/ Wilson Airpot to Hotels.   Hotel Rates (Rate) in USD.  Accommodation in Nairobi.  Luxury, Budget and  5 star properties like the Panari Sky Hotel, Nairobi Serena Hotel to basic accommodation found to the East of Tom Mboya Street.  In a class of their own are Hotels like the Norfolk, The Stanley, Mayfair Court(Holiday Inn) with a long history behind them.

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The Nairobi Norfolk Hotel

Belonging to the Farimont Chain, The Norfolk is one of the leading hotels in Kenya.  It is the oldest hotel in Nairobi having been build in 1903.

 

Location:  The Norfolk is located along Harry Thuku Road, opposite the Kenya National Theatre.

 

Facilities

The hotel has 168 guest rooms and suites, three conference rooms, with a capacity to seat 175 delegates, a heated outdoor swimming pool, health club with gym, sauna and steam room, beauty salon, book shop and gift shops.

 

Accommodation: All the guest rooms are luxurious featuring  plush carpeting and deep velour soft furnishings. The Norfolk guest rooms have bedside lamps, dressing tables, built-in wardrobes, and  luggage racks. All rooms have direct telephone, telephone directory, direct dialling facilities,  satellite TV.

 

 

Nairobi Apartments for Long Stay

For those who wish to stay for long, Nairobi has a large number of apartments. Most are concentrated  within Milimani area. Within the city centre there are apartments at Longonot Place, Chester house.    Nairobi Apartments will feature fully furnished units with TV seats, sitting rooms, bath taps/showers, swimming pools, car parks. It is always advisable to check on the facilities available before committing ones money

Nairobi Attractions

Nairobi city has both man made and natural attractions.  Natural attractions include the Nairobi National Park and its wildlife, the Ngong hills.   The man made attractions include museums, cultural centres, historical buildings, city markets, shopping malls, boutiques, hotels and specialty restaurant.  Several markets dot the city.  Historical buildings include the Parliament, Old Provincial headquarters, National Archives, Railway headquarters, Kipande House, McMillan Library

 

Nairobi City Markets

Gikomba market is probably the biggest open air market south of the equator.  Gikomba specializes in mitumba ( used clothes and other items) and food stuffs.  The City Market (once a hangar) opposite Jamia Mosque is the best place to buy cut flowers and curios.   Be careful when changing money in these markets as the operators are not recognized though they give better rates than the foreign bureaux.  If you need to change money here, be accompanied by someone who knows the place as you might as well loose your money.  The Maasai Market on the University wasy slip road is ideal for those interested in Maasai Curios.  For fruits and vegetables visit Wakulima Market along Haille Salesie Avenue next to KPCU.   The biggest Hawker Market at Muthurwa is also worthy a visit.  Ngara Market across Nairobi River is ideal for those interested in high quality secod hand clothes.

 

Shopping Malls include ABC Place( Waiyaki Way), Adams Arcade (Ngong Road), Village and the Mall in Westlands, Village Market (Gigiri) an Yaya Centre in Hurlingham. 

 

Museums:

Museums in Nairobi include, Nairobi Museum, Karen Blixen Museum, Railway Museum Cultural Centres.  The railway museum documents the history of the Railway and emergency of Nairobi as a city.   The National museum has a large number of galleries.  The galleries include the big mammal, ornithological, ethnographical, Geographical, Historical.  A must visit is the origin of Man exhibit. 

 

 

Nairobi Restaurants: Nairobi has a large number of restaurants.  Specialty restaurants include Italian, Indian, Chinese, French, Ethiopian, Japanese, Thai, South American, Barbecue and continental.  Perhaps some of the most famous restaurants in Nairobi are Carnivore and Tamarind

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Nairobi City Tour

Nairobi city tour include visits to the Museums, Nairobi National Parks and markets.  Other attractions include Giraffe Manor, Mamba Village, Bomas of Kenya,

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