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Our Hotel in Nairobi
Whether your travels take you to Nairobi for business or for leisure, at Southern Sun Mayfair you will be presented with world-class business amenities complemented by African flair and hospitality at one of Nairobi’s top hotels.
Southern Sun Mayfair has 171 rooms and suites with carefully selected amenities to ensure a feeling of home in truly African surrounds. With value added amenities including free WiFi and 24-hour room service, it’s as easy to stay connected as it is to unplug and disconnect.
Popularly known as the ‘Green City in the Sun’, Nairobi began as a rail depot and has exploded into being the largest city in Kenya. It is a popular travel destination that is well known for being the only large city in the world that has a game reserve within its borders. At the Nairobi National Park, tourists are guaranteed an authentic African safari and spectacular game viewing.
Kenya prides itself in great tea and coffee, so take time to sit back, relax and sip some of Kenya’s finest. Not to be missed is the daily open air market which offers locally handmade crafts and is known as the ‘Maasai Market’. This is the best place to pick up a reminder of your exciting African travels.
A visit to Nairobi is a visit to modern Africa. While there are remnants of colonial times, the city has developed a modern and unique infrastructure that suggests future growth and development while not forgetting its natural splendor.
Our Top Recommendations
- The Nairobi Safari Walk
Take a walk on a raised wooden boardwalk and enjoy uninterrupted views of some of Kenya’s most exciting wildlife. Take your time and get a chance to see the rare bongo, white rhino and albino zebra.
- Nairobi National Museum
Explore Kenya’s heritage in impressive architectural surroundings. The grounds also include a picture perfect botanical garden as well as an art gallery and temporary exhibitions from around the world.
- The Elephant Orphanage
This sanctuary for these majestic creatures lies in Lang’ata, a suburb in the city itself. Here you will get the opportunity to witness these beautiful giants up close and support the important anti-poaching initiatives the trust is involved in.
- Nairobi Giraffe Centre
Have you ever been up close to these towering animals? It is an awe-inspiring experience that has to be experienced! At the Nairobi Giraffe Centre, you can get the opportunity to touch, feed and interact with these long-necked wonders!