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Fairmont The Norfolk

Nairobi, Kenya


One of the most prominent cities in Africa, Nairobi is at the heart of the African experience. Playing a dominant role in the development of the city since its earliest days is Fairmont The Norfolk. Built in 1904, the hotel continues to be one of the most beloved landmarks in the city, and the launch point for ‘bucket list’ worthy safari tour. 


Located just minutes away from Nairobi’s best attractions, including the home of Karen Blixen, represented in the Academy Award winning film ‘Out of Africa’ and Sheldrick’s Elephant Sanctuary, the hotel also just steps away from artisanal craft shops and modern shopping centres.
Map co-ordinates: -1.278027, 36.816531


Whether passing through Nairobi Kenya for business, or at the start or end of a Kenyan safari adventure, Fairmont The Norfolk is a peaceful haven for all guests in our Nairobi luxury accommodations. With a total of 170 spacious rooms and suites in this charming Nairobi hotel are set around tranquil courtyards, offering scenic views and excellent comfort. 


  • Facilities include, a heated outdoor swimming pool, health club & tropical landscaped grounds.
  • Fairmont The Norfolk continues to be Nairobi's finest and best-known luxury hotel.
  • Visit the city market, Bargaining is a sport at the stalls scattered throughout the City Market.
  • Nairobi National Park is located just 9km from the Fairmont The Norfolk.

At A Glimpse

Over the years, Fairmont The Norfolk has been refurbished to give it a modern touch while preserving its traditional charm, The Norfolk is undoubtedly Nairobi’s gem.

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