Serena Hotel - Nairobi

Kenyatta Avenue/ Processional Way, Central Park P., Nairobi, Kenya, 00100  show map
 5 stars
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Serena Hotel - Nairobi

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

Editorial review:

This location is a great place for those traveling in Kenya. It's peaceful and the rooms are beautiful and lavish. The staff and service are absolutely amazing, the spa is nice and has great massages, and the pool was praised. The Mandhari restaurant is splendid and there's internet in the rooms.

Overview

Ideally placed in the central part of Kenya's thriving capital city, the elegantly sophisticated Nairobi Serena Hotel is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World group. The hotel opens an oasis of serenity in the middle of one of Africa's most vibrant capital cities. Its historic building borders Masia Mara National Park, green Uhuru Park and the Kenyan Parliament that are just a five minute walk away as well as other major venues and sites.

Decorated in a pan-African theme featuring art and inspiration from Ethiopia, the Maghreb, West Africa and East Africa, the hotel offers a wide choice of executive suites, global connectivity, business support, conference-planning proficiency, product launch expertise at a world-class conference centre comprising the Allamanda and Frangipani function rooms, the Amani room, the Hibiscus, Canna and Lantana rooms, each with their own break-out spaces, and the exclusive Maisha health club and full-service spa for leisure time.

All spacious and elegant guestrooms come fully decorated in a fusion of international and pan-African style.

The Nairobi Serena Hotel offers its Mandhari fine-dining restaurant, which is rated as one of the Kenya's finest, a cocktail lounge, a private dining area, a charming outdoor terrace and live piano music nightly while the territory also comprises a selection of bars, coffee shops and café areas, both inside and out.

The Nairobi Serena Hotel is just 15km away from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, while the train station is in the city centre and the city is operated by a wide range of taxis and public transport. The hotel is just a five minute walk to the business district and other important sites.

Year renovated   2007.  Number of rooms   183.

Rooms

The hotel’s rooms are elegantly decorated in a fusion of international and pan-African style and feature air-conditioning, two telephones with international direct-dial and voice-mail, WI-FI and hard-wire connection, mini-bar, digital safe, tea and coffee making facilities, LCD flat-screen satellite TV, 24-hour room service, dedicated resident's lounge, laundry, valet and shoe-shine. The hotel houses deluxe rooms with separate walk in shower, bathtub glazed windows, either garden view or city view rooms available, superior rooms with a private veranda, executive suites with six open-plan suites, each of which feature an extended seating area with couches and work-space, and a veranda, business suites with a separate bedroom, a sitting room with work-space, a dining area with table, a veranda, and a guest washroom, garden suites with a spacious room, which extends into a sitting room, the sitting room with a private garden patio, a charming outdoor pergola with a table, a water feature and a sun-lounging area, the terrace with a gate, the bataleur suite with a spacious ensuite bedroom and a separate sitting room with integrated work-space, the state suite with a spacious master bedroom with ensuite luxury bathroom and dressing area, an extensive drawing room with plasma TV, audio centre and integrated work-space, a private dining room and kitchen, a bar, entrance lobby and guest washroom.

Dining options

The Nairobi Serena Hotel offers Mandhari fine-dining restaurant, which is rated as one of the Kenya’s finest, and features a magnificent soapstone fresco, a cocktail lounge, a private dining area, and charming outdoor terrace and lives piano music nightly. It is located on the first floor, overlooking the pool, and presents the excellence of its seasonally inspired menu and extensive wine cellars.

The Moroccan-styled café Maghreb is known for its internationally-themed buffet breakfast and lunch, a Kenyan Lunch every Thursday, a special seafood night every Friday, fresh Indian Ocean seafood and also features a table d'hôte dinner menu and 24-hour brasserie service.

The modern Pool Terrace presents the stylish Pool bar, offering a wide range of wines, beers, cocktails, juices, teas and coffees, and snacks throughout the day.

The Ethiopian-inspired Aksum Bar offers a wide range of drinks and bar snacks, and features a garden terrace and is the venue for a series of musical evenings with live bands most evenings, live jazz on Thursdays, and live Salsa music and dance on Saturdays.

Services

The Nairobi Serena Hotel offers a wide choice of executive suites, global connectivity, business support, conference-planning proficiency, product launch expertise at a world-class conference centre comprising the Allamanda and Frangipani function rooms, the Amani room, the Hibiscus, Canna and Lantana rooms, each with their own break-out spaces. Business area features PA system, table microphones, cordless microphones, TV/Video/DVD, LCD projector and screen, podium, white boards and flip charts and markers, Wi-Fi connectivity. All delegates will be provided with pads, pens and pencils and mineral water, modern, modular events furniture, which can be tailored to particular specifications.

Leisure

The hotel’s fully-equipped spacious and state-of-the-art Maisha health club and spa is one of Nairobi's finest and features a 25m heated outdoor pool with sun-deck and café service, jacuzzi, steam room, sauna, juice bar and sun-deck, modern gymnasium with both cardio and isotonic machines, aerobic studio offering class and workout sessions in cardiovascular, kick-boxing, dance, salsa, step aerobics, yoga, spinning, four treatment rooms with massage service, facials, body brushing and scrub, aromatherapy, reflexology, manicure and pedicure.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid on-site parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

  • Free private parking is possible on site.

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Doctor on call
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Swim-up bar
  • Snack bar
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's play area
  • Children's pool

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Golf course
  • Fitness center
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Garden area

Room view

  • Garden view
  • City view
  • Landscape view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Mirror

Bathroom

  • Separate tub and shower
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Bathroom telephone

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  10 am

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child may stay at the price of 50 % of the room stay per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child may stay at the price of 75 % of the room stay per person per night in an extra bed. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Serena Hotel - Nairobi Nairobi location
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Hotel Address:

Kenyatta Avenue/ Processional Way, Central Park P., Nairobi, Kenya, 00100

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City Center
  • Nairobi
    1700 ft
Airports
Restaurants
  • Flame Tree Restaurant (cuisine: Continental)
    500 ft
  • Mandhari Restaurant
    900 ft
Parks
  • Central Park
    1100 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  10 am
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2007
  • Number of rooms:
    183

Hotel Awards

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Rooms and availability

The hotel’s rooms are elegantly decorated in a fusion of international and pan-African style and feature air-conditioning, two telephones with international direct-dial and voice-mail, WI-FI and hard-wire connection, mini-bar, digital safe, tea and coffee making facilities, LCD flat-screen satellite TV, 24-hour room service, dedicated resident's lounge, laundry, valet and shoe-shine. The hotel houses deluxe rooms with separate walk in shower, bathtub glazed windows, either garden view or city view rooms available, superior rooms with a private veranda, executive suites with six open-plan suites, each of which feature an extended seating area with couches and work-space, and a veranda, business suites with a separate bedroom, a sitting room with work-space, a dining area with table, a veranda, and a guest washroom, garden suites with a spacious room, which extends into a sitting room, the sitting room with a private garden patio, a charming outdoor pergola with a table, a water feature and a sun-lounging area, the terrace with a gate, the bataleur suite with a spacious ensuite bedroom and a separate sitting room with integrated work-space, the state suite with a spacious master bedroom with ensuite luxury bathroom and dressing area, an extensive drawing room with plasma TV, audio centre and integrated work-space, a private dining room and kitchen, a bar, entrance lobby and guest washroom.

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Theme Suite
Bed type: King Size bed
Size: 715 sq. feet
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  • Private bathroom
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    Double Room
    Bed type: Double Bed
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      Serena Superior Double RoomSerena Superior Double RoomSerena Superior Double Room
      Superior Double Room
      Bed type: Double Bed or King Size bed or Queen Size bed
      Size: 240 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
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      DOUBLE SUPERIOR

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        Serena Deluxe Double RoomSerena Deluxe Double RoomSerena Deluxe Double Room
        Deluxe Double Room
        Bed type: Double Bed or King Size bed or Queen Size bed
        Size: 220 sq. feet
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        • Air conditioning
        • Private bathroom
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        Overlooking the garden or the city, this room is elegantly decorated with wooden furniture and carpeted floors. Each of the air-conditioned rooms has a seating area, satellite TV and free Wi-Fi.

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          Serena Executive SuiteSerena Executive SuiteSerena Executive Suite
          Executive Suite
          Bed type: King Size bed or Double Bed or 1 Single bed
          Size: 220 sq. feet
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          • Air conditioning
          • Shower
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          DOUBLE EXECUTIVE-SUITE

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            Serena Business SuiteSerena Business SuiteSerena Business Suite
            Business Suite
            Bed type: King Size bed
            Size: 220 sq. feet
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            • Air conditioning
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              How to reach hotel

              hotel Serena Hotel - Nairobi Nairobi location
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              Hotel Address:

              Kenyatta Avenue/ Processional Way, Central Park P., Nairobi, Kenya, 00100

              Get directions
              City Center
              • Nairobi
                1700 ft
              Airports
              Restaurants
              • Flame Tree Restaurant (cuisine: Continental)
                500 ft
              • Mandhari Restaurant
                900 ft
              Parks
              • Central Park
                1100 ft
              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  10 am
              • Check-Out:
                until  12 pm
              • Year renovated:
                2007
              • Number of rooms:
                183

              Hotel Awards

              KenyanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedNairobiSerena

              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
              Best Spa Hotels in Kenya

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              Serena Location

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              What's nearby

              Popular areas

              • City Center - 1400 ft

              Parks

              • masia mara national park - 4600 ft

              Local Attractions

              • River Road - 5100 ft
                River road, Nairobi
              • Nairobi Mosques - 2.2 mi
                St Marks ( Waiyaki Way), Nairobi
              • Nairobi National Park - 4.4 mi
                Langata Road, Nairobi
              • David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust - 1.7 mi
                Mbagathi Road, Nairobi
              • Giraffe Centre - 4.4 mi
                Langata Rd, Nairobi

              Near the hotel

              • Central Park - 1100 ft
                Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi
              • Jamia Mosque - 1600 ft
                Banda Street, Nairobi
              • Nairobi Arboretum - 3300 ft
                State House Road, Nairobi
              • Nairobi National Museum - 4000 ft
                Museum Hill, Nairobi
              • Karura Forest Reserve - 1600 ft
                Limuru Road, Nairobi
              • American Embassy Memorial Garden - 3300 ft
                Moi Ave, Nairobi
              • National Archives - 3600 ft
                Moi Avenue, Nairobi

              Restaurants Nearby

              • Flame Tree Restaurant - 500 ft

                Address: Kenyatta Avenue
                Phone: 254-722-200-945

                66% likes this, based on 15 reviews
                Cuisine: Continental
                Price Range: USD 11 - USD 37

              • Artcaffe - 1600 ft

                Address: Limuru Road

                52% likes this, based on 72 reviews
                Cuisine: European

              • Bar B. Q. Tonight - 1600 ft

                Address: Westlands Mall

                66% likes this, based on 39 reviews

              • Mandhari Restaurant - 900 ft

                Address: Nyerere Road and Kenyatta Avenue
                Phone: 254 20 282 2000

                66% likes this, based on 51 reviews

              • Osteria Gigiri - 1600 ft

                Address: Limuru Road
                Phone: 020 7122661

                73% likes this, based on 68 reviews
                Cuisine: Italian

              Getting there.

              The Nairobi Serena Hotel is just 15km away from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and five minutes’ walk from the city center, while the train station is in the city centre and the city is operated by a wide range of taxis and public transport. The hotel is just a five minute walk to the business district.

              Getting around.

              The Nairobi Serena Hotel is just 15km, or 30 minutes drive, away from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. Serena and Koja bus stops are just five minutes’ walk as well as the central business district. The train station is in the city centre while the city itself is fully operated by a wide range of taxis and public transport. Free extensive secure on-site parking is available for guests. Limousine and taxi services can be arranged on request.

              Hotel information
              • Check-In:
                from  10 am
              • Check-Out:
                until  12 pm
              • Year renovated:
                2007
              • Number of rooms:
                183

              Hotel Awards

              KenyanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedNairobiSerena

              According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
              Best Spa Hotels in Kenya

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              Serena Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Serena

              Average guest rating

              8.0out of 10
              Excellent
              Based on 51 reviews

              Rating by category:

              Rooms
              8.7
              Value
              7.9
              Service
              8.3
              Dining
              9.0
              Location
              8.7

              Individual guest reviews

                How to reach hotel

                hotel Serena Hotel - Nairobi Nairobi location
                Show big map »

                Hotel Address:

                Kenyatta Avenue/ Processional Way, Central Park P., Nairobi, Kenya, 00100

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Nairobi
                  1700 ft
                Airports
                Restaurants
                • Flame Tree Restaurant (cuisine: Continental)
                  500 ft
                • Mandhari Restaurant
                  900 ft
                Parks
                • Central Park
                  1100 ft
                Hotel information
                • Check-In:
                  from  10 am
                • Check-Out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Year renovated:
                  2007
                • Number of rooms:
                  183

                Hotel Awards

                KenyanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedNairobiSerena

                According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                Best Spa Hotels in Kenya

                Use Badge

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