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Set amongst tropical gardens, Fairmont The Norfolk offers luxury accommodation in an early 19th-century colonial building. It includes a fitness centre with sauna, 6 restaurants and a heated outdoor pool.

Elegantly decorated rooms include a flat-screen TV, marble bathroom and views of the surrounding garden. More spacious suites feature a separate seating area and some have a large, furnished terrace.

The Norfolk features a modern-style American steak house, a classically furnished wine bar serving hors d'oeuvres and a poolside restaurant. Historical Lord Delamere Terrace restaurant and bar provides an international à la carte menu and drink selection. Free WiFi is available on site.

Shopping and cultural tours of Nairobi can be organised at the 24-hour front desk. The gym has personal trainers and daily classes as well as a steam room and massage facilities. Business guests are also offered a complimentary return shuttle to their office with free WiFi on board.

A collection of Kenyan history and culture can be seen at the National Museums of Kenya, a 15-minute walk. A shuttle is available at a fee for Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, 11.2 miles away.

This is our guests' favourite part of Nairobi, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.

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Situated in the real heart of Nairobi, this hotel has an excellent location score of 8.7

Breakfast info

Vegetarian, Halal, Gluten-free, American, Buffet

FREE parking!

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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/bar Brew Bistro
    2.2 miles
  • Restaurant Carnivore
    5.3 miles
Natural beauty
  • River Karura Forest
    3.9 miles
  • River Nairobi National Park
    10.2 miles
Closest airports
  • Wilson Airport
    2.9 miles
  • Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
    8.4 miles
How to get to Fairmont The Norfolk from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
    Taxi
    Free parking is available.
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3 restaurants on site

    Lord Delamere Terrace

    Cuisine: African, American, Greek, Indian, Mediterranean, Pizza, Seafood, Asian, International

    Tatu Restaurant

    Cuisine: Seafood, Steakhouse, International

    Cin Cin Bar and lounge

    Cuisine: International

Facilities of Fairmont The Norfolk
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Live music/performance
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Themed dinner nights Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Game drives
  • Evening entertainment
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Chocolate or cookies Additional charge
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Bottle of water
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Secured parking
Transport
  • Airport drop off Additional charge
  • Airport pick up Additional charge
Reception services
  • Concierge service
  • ATM/cash machine on site
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Babysitting/child services Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Trouser press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Business centre Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Minimarket on site
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Car hire
  • Packed lunches
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Pool bar
Wellness
  • Fitness/spa locker rooms
  • Personal trainer
  • Fitness classes
  • Fitness
  • Full body massage Additional charge
  • Hand massage Additional charge
  • Head massage Additional charge
  • Couples massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa and wellness centre Additional charge
  • Fitness centre
  • Sauna Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • Arabic
  • German
  • Greek
  • English
  • French
  • Swahili
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Sustainable initiatives

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Check-in

12:00 - 20:30

Check-out

10:00 - 12:00

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 18 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
US$0 per child, per night

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

The maximum number of cots allowed depends on the room you choose. Please check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 7 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa American Express Fairmont The Norfolk accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

FAQs about Fairmont The Norfolk

  • Fairmont The Norfolk offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Fitness centre
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Evening entertainment
    • Full body massage
    • Personal trainer
    • Head massage
    • Happy hour
    • Fitness classes
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Live music/performance
    • Themed dinner nights
    • Fitness
    • Fitness/spa locker rooms
    • Hand massage
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Game drives
    • Spa facilities
    • Steam room
    • Spa lounge/relaxation area
    • Spa/wellness packages
    • Back massage
    • Neck massage
    • Foot massage
    • Couples massage

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Fairmont The Norfolk by:

    • Taxi 30min

  • Fairmont The Norfolk is 1 miles from the centre of Nairobi.

  • Fairmont The Norfolk has 3 restaurants:

    • Tatu Restaurant
    • Lord Delamere Terrace
    • Cin Cin Bar and lounge

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Fairmont The Norfolk (subject to availability):

    • Parking
    • Secured parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • Guests staying at Fairmont The Norfolk can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Vegetarian
    • Halal
    • Gluten-free
    • American
    • Buffet

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Room options at Fairmont The Norfolk include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Twin

  • Check-in at Fairmont The Norfolk is from 12:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • The prices at Fairmont The Norfolk may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.