Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Holiday Inn beats them all in Nairobi

Holiday inn Nairobi formerly the Mayfair court hotel is a historic hotel, the Holiday inn enjoyed its first heyday in 1940's Colonial Kenya. Despite being purchased by the Bass Hotels Group, the hotel still retains its distinctive architecture and lush gardens.

It is situated in a popular shopping and residential suburb close to the city center. Located only 12 miles from Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, it is within reasonable proximity to the airport.

Room facilities at the holiday inn Nairobi Kenya

The holiday in has a total of 171 guest rooms and 9 suites. The rooms at the holiday inn Nairobi all have a have color TV, radio, telephone, tea/coffee making facilities and private bathroom. You have a choice of smoking and non smoking rooms.

Other in-room facilities in the holiday inn Nairobi include an AM/FM Radio & Alarm Clock, Bathrobe & Bathroom Amenities. They also provide a data port phone and newspaper delivery every morning. A hand drier and iron box and ironing board is provided. The Nairobi hotel rooms are provided with a minibar, a private bath and a work desk. Handicap access rooms are available.

The Nairobi hotel provides Guests with in-room movies and 18-hour room service for that late night snack or full meal.

They serve a range of full English and Continental breakfasts at the Oasis Restaurant adjacent to the meeting rooms and swimming pool.

Health and wellness centre at the holiday inn Nairobi hotel

For the health conscious, the holiday inn provides a wellness hotel centre for relaxation. Working out at the Holiday Inn Health and Fitness Center can be quite relaxing if not invigorating. Guests are spoilt for choice with a range of two swimming pools hence you never feel crowded in a single pool here.

Conferencing at the hotel

The conference facilities at the holiday inn are excellent and meeting facilities can accommodate groups from 20 to 350 delegates.

The airy, soundproofed conference rooms are fully equipped with audio-visual and other meeting aids. Conference refreshments are served at the poolside or in the rooms themselves.

Equipment for meetings at hotel

Meeting Facilities at the holiday inn include 3 large meeting rooms including 2 syndicate rooms. Telephones are provided in each room. 240V electrical outlets are provided in each room. The rooms are airy with good daylight windows. Black out and soundproofing facilities are also enhanced for that privacy in meetings.

The conference rooms are also well served with computer connection facilities, adjustable lighting in some rooms. There is a separate entrance and parking for meeting attendants for the privacy and refreshments are offered for participants in any meeting to include juices, teas and coffees.


The holiday inn ground floor rooms open up to the front foyer with lush green and well manicured lawns. Each room has a patio opening to the front foyer where on can relax while reading a book or just basking in the sun. The hotel is placed in a garden full of huge trees that provide cover whilst drawing in the afternoon breeze. The pool side restaurant ha similar effect as one is able to eat and drink in the open and under the shade.