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March 14, 2024

Fairmont The Norfolk Nairobi where Kenyan history is still being written

Nestled in the heart of Nairobi, Fairmont The Norfolk has been a beacon of elegance since its inception in 1904, intertwining its legacy with Kenya’s vibrant history. As Nairobi transformed into the bustling metropolis it is today, The Norfolk remained steadfast, maintaining its timeless charm amidst urban growth. Its rich heritage has witnessed the unfolding of Kenya’s narrative, standing as a testament to the passage of time.

With serene tropical gardens and 125 lavishly appointed units, Fairmont The Norfolk embodies timeless allure. Its heated outdoor pool, state-of-the-art health facility, and acclaimed dining venues attract travellers and locals alike, offering luxury and refinement. Esteemed guests from high society, luminaries, and decision-makers have graced its halls, adding to its illustrious tale.

Yet, The Norfolk is more than just luxurious accommodations—it is a gateway to adventure, inviting guests to explore Nairobi’s treasures. From the renowned Nairobi National Park to the elephant orphanage and curated shopping tours, each experience promises cherished memories. Hidden within the hotel’s verdant grounds lie enchanting gardens teeming with exotic birdlife and a captivating vintage transportation collection, reflecting Nairobi’s captivating past.

Each restaurant at the hotel offers a distinct experience, reflecting its unique history and charm. Tatu Restaurant, an award-winning establishment, delights guests with the finest seafood, premium meats, and flavorful vegetarian options. Fashioned in contemporary African style, the restaurant benefits from a patio ideal for dining alfresco whilst overlooking the tropical herb garden Meanwhile, Lord Delamere Terrace is renowned for its exceptional buffet breakfast and sophisticated lunch or dinner offerings, showcasing international cuisine with authentic Kenyan touch. At Cin Cin lounge bar, patrons can unwind with signature cocktails, premium spirits, and a tempting array of tapas with an African twist.

As Fairmont The Norfolk looks to the future, it remains committed to preserving its heritage while embracing innovation. Plans for renovation and enhancement promise to elevate the guest experience, ensuring the hotel remains a cherished destination for generations. Inspired by Kenya’s spirit, the renovation will feature rich colours, unique textures, and local fabrics, offering unforgettable travel experiences. Spacious rooms will feature subtle leopard print wallpaper complemented by velvet headboards. Inspired by local patterns and Masai colours, new carpets will add warmth and depth to the space. A wall-mounted panel will open up the room, while an elegant mini bar will facilitate relaxed in-room dining. Our envisioned mood board embodies elegance and timelessness, reflecting grace and simplicity. Steeped in history and adored by many, it has witnessed a nation’s growth and development. It has provided solace and comfort for weary travellers, offering respite from the African sun and dust. Alluring and pioneering, it represents the epitome of defined elegance—a sanctuary for travellers to breathe and rejuvenate.

With 24-hour valet services and a commitment to unparalleled hospitality, Fairmont The Norfolk transcends being just a hotel—it embodies Nairobi’s spirit, inviting guests to share in the city’s legacy of dreams and ambition.

Booking details for Fairmont the Norfolk

T: +254202265555
W: Fairmont Norfolk Nairobi

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