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Fairmont The Norfork Hotel Nairobi, Kenia

A calm oasis in the heart of the city Since opening its doors in 1904, Fairmont The Norfolk has remained a celebrated Kenyan landmark—the surrounding, modern city of Nairobi essentially growing up around it.

Offering 165 charming, well-appointed guest rooms and suites, as well as a heated outdoor pool and private tropical gardens, the hotel provides tranquil and sophisticated despite from the bustling downtown district.

If business is on the agenda, our beautiful facilities—including the Lord Delamere Terrace, the city’s most famous meeting place—can accommodate up to 90 delegates.

Whether guests are seeking the ultimate location for their special event or a luxurious starting point for their safari, Fairmont The Norfolk will turn every moment into a treasured memory.

the grande dame of nairobi

(Celsius/Fahrenheit) °C/°F °C/°F
Winter (Jul–Aug) 25/77 12/54
Spring (Sep–Nov) 24/75 14/57
Summer (Dec–Mar) 21/70 11/52
Autumn (Apr–Jun) 24/75 13/55


• Time zone GMT/UTC + 3 hours

• Currency Kenya shilling (KES)

• Taxes 28%

• Languages The national language is Swahili (Kiswahili), although English is spoken throughout.

All major credit cards—Visa, Senator, American Express and MasterCard—are
accepted at Fairmont The Norfolk.


Inspired by the elegance and charm of this historic landmark, all guest rooms and suites
are luxuriously furnished—from plush carpeting to marble bathrooms.

Room and suite selections
• 64 Fairmont Rooms
• 68 Deluxe Rooms
• 7 Junior Suites
• 7 Duplex Suites
• 2 Karura Suites
• 8 1937 Suites
• 9 Signature Suites

Guest room amenities and features
• Air conditioning
• Colour satellite tv
• Telephone (direct dial)
• Internet
• 220v electrical sockets (adapters available)
• En suite bathroom, with separate shower,
marble vanity, hair dryer, electric razor
• Safety deposit box
• Mini-bar
• Backup generator (ensuring
24-hour electricity)
• Electrical mosquito repellent

Guest room facilities and services
• Transfer service
• Newspaper delivery
• Butler service
• Same-day laundry and dry cleaning
• Complimentary shoeshine

• Outdoor heated swimming pool
• Health club, with personal trainers and daily classes
• Sauna and steam room
• Day spa, with treatment rooms
• Cultural tours
• Tours to Karen Blixen Museum, Giraffe Centre and The Elephant Orphanage
• Shopping tours

Specializing in personalized meeting and conference arrangements, for small and
large groups alike, we offer several meeting and event venues—and a dedicated conference
and catering team.

Every detail is carefully considered, ensuring that events are effortless and memorable.
• Ballroom—accommodating up to 200 guests,
it pays homage to Kenya’s history with a remarkable collection of artwork and artifacts.

• Tinga Tinga Room—accommodating up to 60 people,
it’s ideal for luncheons, cocktail receptions and conferences.
• 4 Executive Boardrooms—Longonot,
Menegai, Batian, Lenana.

For added convenience, e-mail, Internet, photocopying and general secretarial services are offered through our fully equipped business center.

Wireless Internet is also available.

Whether guests are enjoying one of the fabulous on-site settings or the extensive
in-room dining menu, Fairmont The Norfolk offers something for every mood and palate.

Lord Delamere Terrace: One of Kenya’s most fabled locations, this cosmopolitan,
open-air café offers simple, classic cuisine— from continental to Italian to Asian—and signature cocktails.

Tatu: A contemporary American steak house featuring dry aged premium Kenyan
Angus beef cooked over sustainable wood, as well as a variety of coastal seafood and the
finest Kenyan produce.

Cin Cin: A wine bar with a unique blend of contemporary design and timeless elegance,
overlooking a beautiful courtyard. The impressive selection showcases labels from
around the world. A cutting-edge menu of delicacies complements the extensive collection.

The Tea Room: With the charm of an old colonial hotel, it graciously welcomes guests
to the incredible teas and coffees of Kenya.

The Pool Bar: Enjoy beverage service, as well as light snacks and outdoor lunches.

In-room dining: An interesting array of regional and international cuisine, available
24 hours a day, in the privacy of your own room.