Fairmont, The Norfolk

Steeped in history is Nairobi's famed Norfolk Hotel

The famed Norfolk Hotel in Nairobi is a Fairmont hotel steeped in history and built by the pioneering settlers of 1904 and Voyage2Africa regards it as the perfect base to start and end your Kenya safari in style. 

Stay at the Fairmont Norfolk Hotel in Nairobi for a peaceful, five star experience with people who really care about your needs and experience in Kenya – it’s a large hotel with an even larger heart. It’s loved by families, couples, business travellers and sole explorers all who meet up in the many bars and restaurants after hours. This landmark hotel in Nairobi, the capital city of Kenya, first opened its doors in 1904 and now, a century down the line, it remains the same celebrated and best-loved accommodation venue in the city, if not all the cities of Kenya. 

Plenty of luxury accommodation comes in the form of 27 lavish suites and 143 chic rooms, all set around lush tropical gardens complete 3 restaurants, 2 bars, 10 meeting rooms and a dazzling swimming pool plus modern health club. In fact, the Norfolk Hotel has everything you need in a nucleus of luxury world class facilities so once here, you can stay here and have the time of your life!

This Fairmont city hotel in Nairobi is close to all the exciting attractions you must place on your bucket list when travelling in Kenya – visit the animal park, the elephant orphanage, the giraffe centre, the famous national museum and the many shops in the buzz of a cosmopolitan vibe. 

Fairmont, The Norfolk is THE hotel you want to stay at while visiting Nairobi!  Welcoming staff treat you to real colonial style Afternoon Tea – decadent and memorable, with tiny bites of cake and sandwiches served on a cute mini dresser filled with delicious things to eat. If afternoon tea isn’t your thing, check out the vibes at their newly renovated Cin Cin bar where they play jazz music all day and serve hand crafted cocktails for all tastes and desires. Incredible dinners include a mix of International foods and authentic Kenyan dishes. Great Wi-Fi for business and leisure and ideally placed in the heart of Nairobi you get to see all the sites within minutes. No need to look further, this is the TOP choice when it comes to hotels in Nairobi.



Choose from an array of 170 luxury rooms to stay in at the Fairmont The Norfolk Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya’s capital city where nothing is too much and everything works like a charm. Picture lush, manicured gardens around a large, heated swimming pool and a state of the art health and fitness centre plus spa waiting to fix your body, mind and soul. Picture three restaurants, a shady terrace and two bars in which to chill after a heavy conference in one of 10 high tech meeting rooms. Business or leisure, the Fairmont The Norfolk is always a pleasure and treats all its guests like gold.

Bring your family, bring the children, bring your friends and bring your colleagues to taste the delights and fun at the Fairmont Norfolk hotel – five star service, mouth watering foods and High Teas, access to all the famous sites of Nairobi too. Go and see the Nairobi National Museum, the elephant orphanage and giraffe centre, the Uhuru Park and the Karura Forest. 

Stay in luxury rooms with plenty of light and air, through sliding glass doors leading to private patios with lush courtyard views. Air-conditioning, plush carpets and furnishings, satellite TV and back-up generators in the hotel for 24-hour electricity. This is a delightful 20th century building where business delegates can team build, families can play and friends can stay up late razzling the nights away. 

A famous wedding and honeymoon venue too, the Fairmont The Norfolk is a hotel we simply love to promote because we know it is sheer quality. 

Amazing Holiday Packages including Fairmont, The Norfolk

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  • Spa, health club, fitness centre
  • Swimming pool
  • Gardens 
  • Tours to the city to see the sights
  • Wining and dining

Dining room at the luxury accommodation of The Norfolk in Kenya
that include this property


  • 125 rooms – 1 room for people with reduced mobility, 12 connecting rooms
  • Wi-Fi at the hotel
  • Air Conditioning
  • Late Checkout
  • Wheelchair accessible hotel
  • 3 Restaurants
  • 2 Bars
  • 10 Meeting rooms
  • Outdoor Heated Pool


  • Three restaurants offer unique dining options, from the iconic historical Terrace to a stylish organic steak house in a blend of foods from International menus and the more traditionally cooked Kenyan foods.
  • A glorious outside heated swimming pool is enhanced by the beautiful verdant gardens and men and women can change in their own spaces before or after a massage or a facial at the spa.
  • Get that essential work out in at the health and fitness centre where a gym and trained fitness instructors lead you in a programme to stay on top of your health – aerobics, free weights, bikes and more.
  • Book that dream wedding at the fabulous Fairmont The Norfolk if you love the history and culture of this stately Nairobi landmark where everything is done properly and you will marry in the tropical gardens and spend your honeymoon in a lavish suite!

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