The luxurious Fairmont The Norfolk
With three luxurious properties in Kenya, Fairmont offers unrivalled luxury and adventure in the destination.
Here Breaking Travel News takes a tour of the portfolio to discover just what it is that makes the brand a market leader in Africa.
Fairmont The Norfolk
Whether passing through on business, or at the start or end of a Kenyan safari adventure, Fairmont The Norfolk is a peaceful haven for all guests.
Since opening its doors in 1904, the secluded gem in the heart of Nairobi has remained a celebrated Kenyan landmark and boasts of luxurious suites and rooms set around tranquil tropical gardens, a heated outdoor swimming pool and a modern health club with a fitness centre and indulgent spa facilities.
The iconic Lord Delamere Terrace is a classic, charming, modern all-day dining restaurant while Tatu is an award winning fine dining signature steak house offering delectable, flame grilled aged cuts of high quality meat prepared by the chef to a supple texture.
Cin Cin Bar, a permanent fixture on the Nairobi social scene offers a delicious lite fare menu and premium drinks crowning the hotel’s offering of an elegant range of comforts and facilities.
See spectacular Kenya with Fairmont Mara Safari Club
Fairmont Mara Safari Club
Fairmont Mara Safari Club is tucked peacefully in the north-western corner of the renowned Maasai Mara Game Reserve; home to the great wildebeest migration and rightly considered to be one of the ‘Seven New Wonders of the World’.
The Club is set on the foot of Aitong Hills and surrounded on three sides by the Mara River; a perfect base for safari adventure in the incredible African Savannah.
The 51 luxuriously furnished tents with four-poster beds and en-suite facilities also have spacious private decks overlooking the river giving a vantage view of the crocodiles and hippos below.
The property features an outdoor heated pool complete with a poolside bar, lounge, restaurant and private massage tents.
Activities include game drives, walking safaris, hot-air balloon safaris with spectacular views of the wildlife, sundowner bush cocktail and private romantic dinner served on the deck.
Life at Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club
Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club
Nestled in the lush foothills of Mount Kenya, and with a history as rich and evocative as the surrounding landscape, the Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club offers a snapshot of Africa from a bygone era.
Spread over 100 acres of manicured lawns, tranquil streams and landscaped gardens with spectacular views of Mount Kenya in the distance; the guest rooms, suites and cottages reflect the original charm of the residence complete with modern day amenities.
Dining options include lite fare menu served next to the outdoor pool, authentic cuisine at Tusks Restaurant and drinks at Zebar, strategically located on the equator with the server crossing from the southern to the northern hemisphere to retrieve an order.
Activities include an early morning breakfast on the slopes of Mount Kenya, walk or horse ride through the forest, dinner on the pond deck, game drives and use of health club facilities.
The property is considered Africa’s Leading Hotel by the World Travel Awards.
For more on the Fairmont portfolio in Africa head over the official website.