Hemingways Nairobi


Flooded by natural light, the Hemingways Boutique Hotel radiates the stately grace of a plantation’s master residence through its symmetrical shape and generous, open architecture.


The Hemingways 45 suites are generous 80 square metres large and open onto a private balcony looking out across the rolling, green forests of the Ngong Hills that Hemingway described in great detail in his work “The Green Hills of Africa”.


Pastel colours and precious textiles set the tone and contribute to read more » the contemporary chic. Polished brass, mahogany and aged leather create a balanced contrast and add a touch of the venerated and elegant East Africa style.


The Hemingways Nairobi’s hospitality is legendary: From the first warm-hearted welcome to the final goodbye everyone at the Hemingways is dedicated to providing you a most pleasant stay.


And then, of course, there are the Hemingways’ superb facilities. An elegant bar, a brasserie and a spa invite you to relax body, mind and soul. The most notable features are the superb butler service and the gourmet cuisine that features both local and international treats.


Having opened as recently as 2013, the Hemingways is located at the heart of a four hectares large garden in the Nairobi suburb Karen. At fifteen kilometres distance from the bustle of the centre, the Hemingways Nairobi provides a relaxing setting and is nevertheless still within easy reach of the vast metropolis. « show less


The Hemingways’ spacious and airy rooms feature high ceilings and large ensuite bathrooms that betray the boutique hotel’s fine feel for aesthetics. The Hemingways Nairobi offers its distinguished read more » guests 45 elegant rooms, two of which are Presidential Suites and the remaining 43 units Junior Suites. Fully air-conditioned, the rooms have been designed in warm pastel colours with precious silk, mahogany and leather.


The superbly luxurious bathrooms feature hand-cut Italian marble, a walk-in closet, double washbasins, a bathtub, shower, telephone and a separate toilet. Crisp Egyptian linen has been woven into the bathrobes, towels and sheets. Special allergy cushions are available on request.


The suites all include courtesy internet, a safe and a 40inch LED TV. On request, the luxury hotel gladly provides a laptop DVD player, fax machine, Playstation 3 or an Xbox 360.


Just talk to your friendly butler about anything you might need. The daily paper of your choice, a tasty surprise sent up from the kitchen or fresh roses as a surprise for your loved one - all in the blink of an eye!


And then, put your feet up on the balcony and let your eyes roam across the Green Hills of Africa, just like Hemingway did all those decades ago. Just perfect! « show less


For centuries, Nairobi was considered territory of Africa’s great nomad tribes. Today, of course, it is a multimillion metropolis and the Hemingways Hotel lies perfectly located to set off exploring. read more »


In fact, at just a few minutes’ distance from the Hemingways’ tranquil, suburban surroundings, the Nairobi National Parks wilderness invites you to explore the bush. It is a fascinating mix: lush wilderness all around. But cross yet another rolling hill and you can spot the high-rise buildings of the city in the distance.


Nairobi is famous for its Karen Blixen Museum, which does not only pay tribute to the bestselling author but also provides plenty of information on the early settlers. Not far away, the Giraffe Centre is a prime spot for observing the endangered Rothschild’s giraffe.


The David Sheldrick Orphanage is dedicated to raising and if possible releasing orphaned elephants and rhinoceros young. It is a fascinating experience to observe these big babies from up close.


Plenty to do, plenty to see! Return to the Hemingway Hotel and find supreme relaxation at the hotel’s excellent spa. Precious oils and lotions are applied by caring hands and stimulate body, mind and soul. The cosmetic salon provides all the services for a beauty makeover, including manicure, pedicure, waxing and a coiffeur. « show less