Day 1: Arrival Nairobi
Arrival of your international flight into Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi. V.I.P meets and greet as you disembark from the plane. You will be assisted as you clear immigration formalities. Transfer to Hemingways Nairobi in Karen. On arrival, you will be met by Hemingways Nairobi staff and assisted for check-in on bed and breakfast. Spend 01 night on bed and breakfast meal plan.
Set between Nairobi National Park and the foot of the Ngong Hills, Hemingways Nairobi is an exclusive luxury boutique hotel located in the peaceful suburb of Karen far from the bustle of central Nairobi. An all-suite property providing full butler service, a brasserie, a sunset bar and lounge and a spa, this plantation style property is perfectly placed for trips to Nairobi National Park, the David Sheldrick Wildlife trust and the capital.
A member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Hemingways Nairobi has a sophisticated and tranquil ambiance. Each of the 45 suites is a generous size, all with walk-in dressing rooms and a private terrace with magnificent views of the iconic Ngong Hills. Enjoy a light lunch in the brasserie overlooking the well-tended gardens and the heated swimming pool.
Karen is the site of Karen Blixen’s farm, as highlighted in the film Out of Africa. Her house is now a museum and worth a visit. Take an exhilarating trip to Nairobi National Park to see buffalo, giraffe, lion, leopard, baboon, zebra, wildebeest, rhino and cheetah. Return to Hemingways Nairobi for a sunset cocktail on the terrace.
Lofty, expansive rooms with vast, bright en-suite bathrooms and large private terraces are characteristic of the hotel’s wonderful sense of space and use of natural light. There are 45 high-ceilinged rooms, two of which are penthouse style Presidential Suites and 43 Junior Suites culminating in vaulted beams. Muted colours and textured fabrics in ecru and taupe create an ambience of contemporary chic while subtle touches of brass, mahogany and leather bear reference to the classic elegance of vintage East African safaris. With pop up LED televisions, personalised private bars and reliable Wi-Fi the suites are fitted to the highest standard of technology and comfort. The view of the rolling lawns and Ngong Hills from the private terraces takes in The Green Hills of Africa, as described in Hemingway’s novel.
While at the hotel, the following are included:
- Bed and breakfast inclusive of taxes
- Express check in and check out
- Butler Valet services
- Free wi-fi connectivity
- Satellite television
- Complimentary use of gym
- Unlimited supply of mineral water in the room