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KENYA HOTEL, RESTauRANT & ENTERTAINMENT GUIDE

Contents GENERAL

3 Foreword

9 Nairobi's new road system

5 Welcome from KTB

42 Location Kenya

6 Introduction

Features Kenya Association of Hotelkeepers & Caterers 2nd Level, Heidelberg House, Mombasa Road PO Box 9977-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 604 419/602 538 Fax: +254 (0)20 602 539 Email: info@kahc.co.ke www.kahc.co.ke Mombasa Office 8th floor, Social Security House, Nkrumah Road, PO Box 83378, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)41 222 8208 Fax: +254 (0)41 231 2504 Cell: +254 (0)722 315 838 Email: infocoast@kahc.co.ke

10 Safari Park Hotel & Casino

27 Heritage Hotels

11 Kenyatta International Conference Centre

29 Ole-Sereni Hotel

13 Sarova Hotels 15 Windsor Golf Hotel & Country Club 17 Enashipai Resort & Spa 20 Baobab Beach Resort & Spa 21 Kole Kole & Spa 23 Fairmont Hotels & Resorts

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25 Leopard Beach Resort & Spa

31 Travellers Beach Hotel & Club 33 Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi 35 Kahama Hotel 37 Sankara Nairobi 39 Kaskazi Beach Hotel 39 RedCourt Hotel 40 Turtle Bay Beach Club

Listings 43 Member Listing Index 44 Listing Guide 45 Nairobi & Regions 50 Coast 59 Lodges

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FOREWORD

A Time of Change for the better in Kenyan tourism

W

elcome to the seventh edition of the

in 1963. To Kenyans, it is a historic journey that

KAHC Hotel, Restaurant & Entertain-

began over 20 years ago coming to a happy end.

ment Guide. Kenya had the privilege of hosting two major The timing of this edition could not have been

events, the 17th CAA African Senior Athletics

better as we enter a new era, with Kenya having

Championships and the 56th Commonwealth

been completely reborn, when a new consti-

Parliamentary Association Conference, which

tution was approved in a ‘landslide victory’

were both held in Nairobi, with most of the

referendum. Within the tourism fraternity

participants visiting our tourist destinations.

this was a significant step which we believe will create a better business environment and improvements in investor confidence in Kenya

SHOWCASE

leading to greater stability and prosperity for the

The guide has continued to be an informa-

country’s economy. The new constitution will

tion platform for members to showcase their

replace one dating from Kenya’s independence

properties and attract potential customers. It is displayed at the World Travel Market in London and at ITB Berlin and is used by the Kenya Tourist Board marketing team for distribution at various exhibitions all over the world through our partnership. We believe you will find this directory a useful resource in your search for the favourite spot you would like to visit as you make your holiday plans.

Mike Macharia Chief Executive Officer, Kenya Association of Hotelkeepers and Caterers

Kenya

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WELCOME

Diversity

and magic of Kenya are just waiting to be discovered

J

ambo! It gives me great pleasure to welcome

The new and the refurbished facilities will go a

you to the 2011 edition of the Kenya Hotel

long way in ensuring that Kenya is a preferred

& Restaurant Guide, which we trust will serve

tourism destination that lives up to the expec-

your needs in accessing Kenya’s unique accom-

tations and needs of its visitors.

modation facilities and mouth-watering cuisine. Kenya Tourist Board (KTB) would like to take

UNIQUE

cognizance of the fact that new products,

The guide provides a good description of the

establishments and properties as provided for

diversity we can offer, from our wildlife to

in this guide are in line with the sector’s drive

our beaches, beautiful scenery and physical

to provide diversity on all fronts.

attractions to our unique blend of culture and including a range of sporting and specialist safaris along with other fascinating excursions. KTB welcomes you on board to sample our products as described in this guide. You will not go wrong if you make a decision to book a flight to Kenya: your destination of choice for an unforgettable and exciting experience. Once again, a very warm welcome to Kenya, the magic of Africa. Karibu!

Muriithi Ndegwa Managing director Kenya Tourist Board

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INTRODUCTION

offers a huge choice of fine hotels and resorts

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ensure that its hospitality industry goes on growing and that its tourism sector continues to

(KICC), the city’s attractiveness as a location

welcome it affords all visitors. To this should

generate significant foreign exchange earnings.

for meetings has led to increasing rates and a

be added the quality of its accommodation, the

It is worth noting that tourism is the economy’s

scarcity of rooms at certain times.

genuine warmth of its hospitality and the high

third-largest foreign exchange earner, giving

standards of service graciously and effortlessly

employment to over 400,000 Kenyans.

s one of Africa’s top destinations, Kenya is

Kenyatta International Conference Centre

rightly famed for the warm and generous

delivered by legions of well trained staff. These are the qualities that keep visitors

Rack rates, too, reflect the fact that, as a business destination, Nairobi is very much on

BUSINESS

a par with other capital cities around the world. Nevertheless, Kenya-based tour operators –

coming back, time after time, to Kenya’s game

Nowhere is this growth more evident than in

with their strong buying power and detailed

parks and beach resorts while ensuring that

thriving Nairobi, the bustling business capital

local knowledge – are often able to negotiate

Nairobi is the undisputed venue of choice for

of East Africa and the regional headquarters of

attractive rates for groups and individuals, even

regional conferences and exhibitions.

choice for many of the world’s leading brands

at some of Nairobi’s smartest addresses.

and corporations along with a list of internaRather than take this situation for granted,

tional organisations that includes the United

New hotels in the city include the stylish five-

however, Kenya is making serious efforts to

Nations and the World Bank.

star Sankara Nairobi in Westlands, Upper Hill’s imposing Crowne Plaza and the cleverly posi-

Not only has overall bed capacity here grown

tioned Ole-Sereni, on Mombasa Road, close to

significantly in the past few years – especially at

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. All these

the top end – but existing hotels have sought

hotels offer accommodation in the fresh, contem-

to upgrade their products in order to retain

porary style that was first established in Nairobi a

business and match the offerings of their new

couple of years ago by Tribe at Village Market.

and expensively furnished competitors. These new or nearly new properties are set

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Nevertheless, rooms can still be at a premium

against Nairobi’s more established and tradi-

at peak periods. Led by the success of the

tionally presented hotels such as Fairmont The


Norfolk and the Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi (formerly the Holiday Inn), which trade on their impeccable colonial roots and their commitment to timeless elegance and discreet service. Occupying a market position in between the two are such internationally branded hotels as the InterContinental and the Hilton, which provide upmarket accommodation in a more restrained style for the corporate guest. Visitors also have the option of staying just outside the city in order to enjoy the tranquillity of the surrounding countryside, travelling into Nairobi as required. Windsor Golf Hotel and Country Club, with its challenging 18-hole championship course, and Karen Blixen Coffee Garden in Karen are among several options in this regard.

hotels before reaching the strip at Diani which, like the North Coast, has a varied and increasingly

TOURISM

upmarket selection of properties together with a range of activities to entertain just about everyone.

The picture is different at the coast, where allinclusive package deals are the order of the day.

Beyond Diani to the south, but still on the

But even here there are many properties that

beach road, a few hotels are hidden away in

eschew mainstream tourism, offering a highly

quiet locations. Further on, via Ukunda, one

personalised service and preferring to accept

can head south towards Msambweni and the

bookings on an individual basis. This sector

border with Tanzania in search of peace and

is certainly on the increase as tourists seek to

isolation among a burgeoning group of small

tailormake their own trips and create their own

owner-run properties.

of Nairobi are many fine hotels, such as the

hotel bookings via the internet. Kenya’s coastline is surprisingly diverse and

Yet, scattered across an area to the north

ENHANCE

magnificent and refurbished Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club and Outspan in Nyeri as

is far from being a collection of mass-market

Despite the constant downward pressure on

well as two in Naivasha – the Great Rift Valley

resorts. Accommodation ranges from the mainly

room rates from voracious tour operators,

Lodge & Golf Resort and the fabulous new

boutique-style properties available in Lamu in the

coast hotels continue to upgrade and enhance

Enashipai Resort & Spa.

north; then southwards through sophisticated

their product. There are also a few new proper-

Malindi – a resort made popular by Italians – to

ties coming on to the market; but the 142-room

It all goes to prove that visitors don’t have to

Watamu with its world-class beach and relaxed

Swahili Beach in Diani, due to start up in 2011,

look too hard or too long to find something

atmosphere; to unspoiled and charming Kilifi

looks like being the most significant new beach

magical in terms of accommodation in East

with its delightful creek and sailing community;

resort in many years.

Africa’s most absorbing and vibrant nation. Magical Kenya it certainly is.

to Mtwapa, which has an equally attractive creek; and then to Mombasa’s North Coast with its

Away from Nairobi and the delights of the

profusion of hotels to suit all tastes and budgets.

coast, hotel accommodation in Kenya’s other towns and cities can often prove disappointing.

Heading south from Mombasa via the Likoni

With few exceptions, much needs to be done to

ferry, one finds a small number of beach

raise standards in these properties.

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NAIROBI TRAFFIC

New road system will ease

The Agony of driving in Nairobi

N

airobi’s traffic jams are the stuff of legend

other visitors can be seriously inconvenienced

and an unpleasant frustration for anyone

and the inefficiencies created by the congestion

trying to get to a meeting or to catch a flight. In

are thought to cost the Kenyan economy many

the opposite direction, it’s not uncommon for

millions of dollars each year.

arriving visitors to take two or three hours to get from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) to their downtown hotel – especially if the hotel in

TRAFFIC

question is located in Westlands. And if it rains,

All is set to change, however; and while traffic

which thankfully it doesn’t too often, then an

jams may not be entirely a thing of the past,

already intolerable situation is made even worse.

congestion will certainly be eased once the city’s remarkable new road system is completed.

the 70 km eastern and northern by-passes, and with the support of the Japanese, who are funding

Nairobians tend to be philosophical about the city’s endless snarl-ups, while finding ever more

Thanks largely to the Chinese government, which

the new west ring road, Nairobi will be changed

ingenious ways to beat the jams. But tourists and

is providing KES 8.6 billion for the construction of

beyond recognition as elevated roadways and impressive flyovers appear in and around the city.

IMPROVED As it is, Mombasa Road, which connects JKIA with central Nairobi, is much improved in terms of its road surface. Outside the city, Kenya’s road network has been dramatically improved in the past couple of years as poorly maintained highways have been transformed by foreign contractors. This has made overland connections quicker and easier between Nairobi and Narok (for the Masai Mara), Nairobi and Samburu (via the Great North Road) and Nairobi and Mombasa (for the coast). And not before time.

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Safari Park Hotel and Casino

Experience Everything you need for a truly African

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art of the international Paradise Group, the

have a distinctly African theme. The hotel has

Safari Park Hotel & Casino is a one-stop

205 rooms, all with private balcony.

leisure enjoyment only 15 minutes’ drive from

There are no fewer than five restaurants,

the centre of Nairobi.

allowing guests to enjoy a different culinary

Discotheque and the Piano Bar are popular and

experience each evening.

sociable options. Alternatively, those looking to

shop for comfortable accommodation and

relax and rejuvenate will enjoy the Safari Fitness

This impressive five-star hotel stands in 50 acres of well maintained tropical gardens. Inter-

The Nyama Choma Ranch is famous for its

nally, the property is tastefully decorated with

succulent meats and lively atmosphere and

African-style furnishings. Guest rooms also

attracts tourists from all over Kenya.

Centre with its range of ultra-modern equipment. Alive with glitz and glamour, the Casino Paradise has 106 slot machines and is the

Café Kigwa blends Parisian café decor with a

perfect place to spend an evening.

New York deli theme. La Piazzetta provides rustic Italian charm and offers delicious homemade Italian pasta and traditional pizzas hot from the wood-burning oven.

Venue Contemporary and elegant, the hotel’s large conference venue has a capacity of 1,200

Winners Pavilion Chinese Restaurant special-

delegates. There are 20 smaller conference and

ises in delicately spiced seafood and exquisite

meeting rooms, too, each with pre-function

Szechwan feasts. The Chiyo Japanese Restau-

space and modern equipment.

rant is a place of oriental calm serving exquisite sushi and sashimi dishes.

Wedding celebrations ranging from glittering ballrooms to open-air simplicity can be

Entertainment

arranged by the hotel staff, who are guaranteed to plan everything to absolute perfection.

There is a variety of entertainment and leisure

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facilities to keep guests amused throughout

Gifts and souvenirs can be purchased in the

their stay. The Sensual Safari Cats Dancers

hotel shopping area, which has a big selection

& Acrobats, the Paradise Casino, the Cats Club

of traditional artefacts and jewellery.


The Kenyatta International Conference Centre

Hosting

major local and INTERNATIONAL EVENTS

L

ocated in the heart of Nairobi and just

Situated in 1.7 hectares within Nairobi’s central

25 minutes away from the international

business district, KICC has the capacity to hold

airport, The Kenyatta International Conference

large and small-scale events, both indoors and

Centre (KICC) is the established venue and

outdoors. State-of-the-art equipment, comfort-

the organiser of choice for large-scale regional

ably air conditioned rooms and a pleasing

conferences and exhibitions.

ambience all add to the appeal of this impressive venue.

has a professional team of well trained staff who

This impressive facility has hosted major world conferences including; the Inter-parliamentary Union summit in 2008, the 2010 IFBL

ences on the same day. The KICC Corporation

Facilities

always strive to surpass client’s expectations.

Congress, the Pan-African Media Conference,

The scale of facilities available ranges from

the 56th Commonwealth Parliamentary Confer-

the magnificent Tsavo Ballroom, the largest

ence, the ICANN Conference, the ISOCARP

venue of its type in Africa, with of capacity of

Apart from Meetings, Incentives, Conferences

Conference and a public speech in 2010 by US

over 4,000 delegates, to small meeting rooms;

and Exhibitions (MICE) facilities, the centre also

Vice President, Joe Biden.

ideal for secretariat co-ordination. Strategi-

offers catering services, a smart business centre

cally mounted in the courtyard is a 9x9 metre

and ample parking for over 2,000 vehicles.

One-stop shop

plasma TV screen with clear resolution that is viewable from 2 km away.

By constantly ensuring innovation, value for money and ease of accessibility it is no surprise

All meeting rooms are ultra-modern with

that KICC has become a world-renowned exhi-

inbuilt and portable simultaneous translation

bition venue.

equipment, which has been used for various UN Security Council meetings and other International forums. The KICC view tower gives delegates a unique experience of viewing Nairobi city at 360 degrees. It is also an ideal venue for dinners and cocktail events. KICC hosts up to 40 major local and international events each year, with the capacity and facilities to accommodate five separate confer-

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Kenya’s

SAROVA HOTELS Sarova Mara Game Camp: The Sarova Mara is a cluster of 75 luxury tents (51 standard, two family and 20 superior club tents) in the Masai Mara National Reserve. There is a wide range of excellent cuisine at the Isokon restaurant, including spectacular barbecues.

LEADING HOTEL GROUP

Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge: Located within Lake Nakuru National Park is the Sarova Lion Hill, comprising 67 chalets (64 standard rooms and three suites) overlooking the flamingo-fringed lake. The Flamingo Restaurant serves wonderful buffet-style cuisine.

W

ith eight properties located throughout

rant is Nairobi’s most famous pavement-side

the country, Sarova Hotels is one of

meeting place. The hotel’s new Thai-Chi

Kenya’s leading hotel groups

restaurant serves authentic Thai cuisine. The Exchange Bar was once the home of the

Sarova Stanley: Sarova Stanley is Sarova’s

Nairobi Stock Exchange.

flagship property. Opened in 1902, with 217 spacious and elegant rooms and located in

Sarova Panafric: Set on a hill overlooking the

Nairobi’s business district, Sarova Stanley is a

city, the Sarova Panafric has 153 rooms, 45

city landmark. The hotel’s Thorn Tree Restau-

apartments and four themed suites. Popular

Sarova Shaba Game Lodge: The Sarova Shaba

with visiting executives, it is an ‘isle of calm’

Game Lodge comprises 85 thatched chalets,

in the capital’s busy business district. The

four junior suites and one presidential suite

Flame Tree brasserie serves superb food as

set in the Shaba Game Reserve. The Surpelei

well as offering great views of the city. There is

Restaurant overlooks the pool and serves a

a poolside restaurant for more informal dining.

wide variety of cuisine.

The hotel also has first-rate conference facilities. Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge: Offering a Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa:

total of 62 standard rooms and two suites, the

Located just north of Mombasa, this 338-room

Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge is located in the

resort justly claims a prime position on one of

Taita Hills Wildlife Sanctuary inside Tsavo West

East Africa’s finest beaches. The hotel’s beach-

National Park.

side Lido Grill serves sizzling steaks and freshly caught seafood, while the 24-hour Minazi Café

Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge: The Sarova Salt

is a bistro-style eaterie with some of the coast’s

Lick Game Lodge is made up of 96 rooms on

best pizza. The Pavilions offers buffet-style

stilts linked by elevated gangways and over-

dining with culinary themes.

looking a waterhole in Tsavo West National Park.

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Windsor Golf Hotel & Country Club

Africa’s best kept secret provides unbeatable golfing

T

Experience

he Windsor Golf

The Windsor’s 7,277 yard, 18-hole champion-

Hotel & Country

ship golf course threads its way through a coffee

Club is East Africa’s premier resort and is set

plantation and forest. The course features lush,

within landscaped and manicured gardens,

springy fairways; fast but true greens and a

overlooking an indigenous forest and a champi-

series of challenging water hazards.

500 guests; Lake View (300 guests); Kigwa View, which can accommodate up to 400 guests; the

onship golf course – a haven of wild and bird life If you are not a golfer, the forest offers secure

Tenth Tee, which can hold up to 2,000 guests;

and well-defined jogging and walking tracks,

Camp Karura- for dinner under the African stars

The Windsor is unbeatable for a golfing holiday;

where it is possible to enjoy the abundance

which holds 150 guests. There are also six confer-

makes an ideal base for a Kenyan safari and is

of birdlife; the large and spectacular views of

ence rooms that can accommodate anything

a top-class venue for conferences, corporate

Africa and the friendly Sykes’ monkeys.

from a small board meeting of five persons to a

a world away from Nairobi’s busy city centre.

conference of up to 240 theatre style.

functions, weddings and fine dining.

ELEGANT

For those looking for activity enjoy a swim in

The Windsor Room is open every day and

the heated pool or use the gym, five tennis

offers an elegant and intimate atmosphere

courts, two squash courts and a health club as

for those who demand the finest international

well as a hair and beauty salon. There are also

cuisine. The three-star Michelin chef, Marc

visits to a coffee or flower farm and birdwatching

Van Der Borght brings excellence by creating

with the hotel’s resident ornithologist.

new culinary concepts. It’s a great venue for celebrating birthdays and anniversaries, or just

With construction of the new super highway

having a night out.

will come great benefits that will help guests save travel time and gain easier access to  the

The hotel comprises 80 deluxe standard

The Library Lounge is open daily and has a fully

rooms, 20 studio suites and 15 two-bedroomed

stocked bar and is an ideal setting to conduct

cottages. All overlook the golf course. Spacious

business, unwind and refresh with a view of the

and modern bathrooms feature rain-sky shower

golf course. The 24-hour Conservatory Restau-

heads. All rooms are equipped with an in-built

rant and Kingfisher bar by the swimming pool

safe, flat-screen television with DSTV, wired

offer a more relaxed coffee shop-style menu.

hotel from various parts of the city.

fibre optic internet access and a direct-dial telephone and fully stocked minibars. There is

For weddings, there are various locations: the

24-hour room service.

Garden Pond which can accommodate up to

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ENASHIPAI RESORT & SPA

The perfect all-year-round vacation and conference

S

Destination

et in the splendour of Great Rift Valley by

premium entertainment channels. Guests can

the shores of Lake Naivasha, the coun-

enjoy an invigorating hot outdoor shower under

try’s second-largest freshwater lake, Enashipai

open blue skies.

Resort & Spa is just an hour’s drive from Nairobi. The resort is also conveniently close to

Fine cuisine is served at the Senteo Restaurant

some of the key attractions of the Rift Valley.

using fresh ingredients from nearby farms to create a truly sensational menu. Guests can

The resort has luxurious, spacious and

enjoy a delicious latte in the Coffee Lounge or

casually elegant suites decked with upscale

unwind at the Lakeside Bar, a perfect setting

comforts and conveniences including high-

for sundowners and bonfires.

speed internet, minibar and flat screen TV with The resort has well equipped and modern facilities for conferences and workshops. Indoor meeting spaces are air conditioned with

Aberdare Ranges. The resort offers wedding

an adjoining secretariat and a fully equipped

package solutions and outstanding catering

business centre to serve the needs of delegates.

delivered by professional staff.

Social activities

The world-class spa, with its sheltered location in natural gardens, is the ultimate retreat to

The resort offers ample opportunities for social

soothe away the stress of urban living. Guests

activities. Guests can enjoy a nature walk in

can enjoy the signature ‘body of rocks’ treat-

the resort gardens or book an excursion to

ment or experience other classic treatments

nearby parks and attractions where they can go

such as rasul.

birdwatching, boat riding, rock climbing, hiking, biking, golfing or sailing. The resort gardens are also perfect for weddings. What could be more romantic than to say ‘I do’ in the company of family and friends in the wonderful setting of the Rift Valley, with views of Lake Naivasha and the

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BAOBAB BEACH RESORT & SPA

In a

World

of its own

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ocated on famous Diani Beach, the Baobab

Wing has sea-facing rooms, garden-view

Beach Resort & Spa is set in 40 acres of

bungalows, a superior sea-view bungalow and

tropical gardens overlooking the Indian Ocean.

superior sea-facing rooms. All rooms come

Nestling on a coral headland and shaded by

with balcony, satellite TV, en-suite bathroom,

indigenous coastal forest and exotic coconut

king-sized or twin beds, air conditioning, direct-

palms, the resort stretches over 700 metres of

dial telephone, minibar and safe. The superior

beachfront.

rooms also have hairdryers, tea/coffee making facilities, bathrobes and toiletries.

The new Maridadi Wing contains a selection of superior and deluxe rooms. The Baobab

Fine dining

ball, darts, aerobic classes, tennis, table tennis, shuffle board, boccia and archery. The Swahili

The Baobab has three main restaurants serving

Lounge is perfect for relaxing, while the hotel’s

international, African and seafood dishes.

tropical gardens are home to many exotic birds.

All food and local beverages are covered by

Every evening, the in-house entertainment and

the Baobab’s all-inclusive package. The main

acrobatic team puts on a magnificent show in

Karibu Restaurant serves an international

the open-air Porini Amphitheatre, followed by

buffet. In addition to the Jambo Pool Bar, the

a disco.

Tapa Tapa Bar serves drinks and light snacks all day. The ocean-facing Maridadi Restaurant

The Afya Bora Wellness Club & Spa offers

serves a delicious Asian/Oriental buffet. The à

well-being and relaxation with a fully equipped

la carte Marhaba restaurant specialises in fresh

gym, steam bath, hydro bath and Vichy shower,

seafood and grills in a tranquil setting over-

plus a range of therapeutic treatments, beauty

looking the ocean.

therapies and massages.

Resort facilities Sports and activities include windsurfing, water polo, aqua fitness, scuba diving, beach volley-

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The Baobab’s Porini Conference Room has modern audio-visual equipment and caters for up to 120 delegates.


KOLE KOLE RESORT & SPA

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Self-indulgence Suli Suli Bar. The à la carte Tangezi Restaurant specialises in fresh seafood (at an additional cost) and offers an alternative fine dining experience overlooking the ocean.

Facilities and entertainment The all-inclusive package covers a range of sports facilities and activities including a children’s club and children’s pool, beach volleyball, tennis, table tennis, darts, aquafitness and aerobics, shuffleboard and boccia. Also available at additional cost are golf on a nearby course,

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glass-bottomed boat trips, snorkelling, big-game art of the Baobab Beach Resort & Spa and

All rooms are ocean-facing and are located in

sharing the same coral headland, Kole Kole

tropical gardens around the property’s elegant

fishing, windsurfing and scuba diving.

has the same commanding views of the Indian

infinity pool. The superior rooms feature private

As dusk falls over the Kenyan coast, the resort

Ocean as its well established sister property.

balcony or terrace, two queen-sized beds,

offers guests a great entertainment experience.

en-suite bathroom with air conditioning, satellite

Evening cultural and acrobatic performances,

Kole Kole consists of luxurious superior and

TV, hairdryer, minibar, electronic safe, direct

sound and light shows and theme nights are

deluxe rooms and suites with private Jacuzzi.

dial telephone, tea/coffee making facilities,

played out in the Porini open-air amphitheatre,

bathrobes and fine toiletries. In addition, the

which has modern audio-visual equipment and

more spacious deluxe rooms offer a magnificent

seating for up to 700 guests.

hand-carved four-poster king-sized bed and a fruit basket and personal gift on arrival.

The Afya Bora Wellness Club & Spa is a true oasis of tranquillity, offering guests the ultimate in

International cuisine

holiday well-being and relaxation. Guests can enjoy world-renowned signature beauty treatments,

Kole Kole’s all-inclusive package covers all

alluring bath and steam rituals and holistic thera-

meals and light snacks as well as local wines,

pies in the individual and twin-bed ocean-facing

beers and spirits from 10 am to midnight each

treatment rooms. The wellness centre includes a

day. The Jodari Restaurant forms part of the all-

fully equipped gymnasium with a personal fitness

inclusive package, as do the Kipepeo Bar and

instructor to assist your work-out.

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FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS

KENYA'S

H

eadquartered in Toronto, Canada, Fairmont

From spacious guest rooms set around tranquil

Hotels & Resorts is the largest luxury hotel

courtyards to relaxed terrace dining, and the famed

management company in North America. The

lobby bar that is a permanent fixture on the Nairobi

Fairmont portfolio in Kenya consists three proper-

social scene, The Norfolk occupies a unique place

ties located in the most extraordinary places.

in both Kenya and its capital’s history.

Fairmont The Norfolk

Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club

A landmark in the city since opening its doors

Kenya’s most famous retreat, the Mount Kenya

in 1904, The Norfolk has welcomed royalty,

Safari Club straddles the equator. Spread over

statesmen and stars alike. This celebrated hotel

100 acres of manicured lawns and landscaped

continues to provide a sophisticated respite from

gardens, the spectacular views of neighbouring

the bustle of the downtown business district.

Mount Kenya are, quite simply, breathtaking. The Mount Kenya dining experience embraces both elegance and entertainment from the casual temptations by the pool side, to more formal evenings in the hotels signature Tusks Restaurant. Fairmont Mara Safari Club A tented sanctuary lying at the foot of the Aitong Hills, the Mara Safari Club is surrounded on three sides by the Mara River, on the edge of the world-famous Masai Mara National Reserve. Accommodation at the Mara Safari Club is completely at one with the natural environment, offering a captivating retreat set in green lush surroundings.

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LEOPARD BEACH RESORT HEADER & SPA

Finest

THE SOUTH COAST’S

through the extensive compound with beautiful tropical gardens and scenic views over the Indian Ocean.. An 18-hole golf course is situated just a few minutes’ walk from the resort. eopard Beach Resort & Spa is one of the

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satellite television, telephone, tea/coffee

south coast’s finest properties and one

making facilities, hairdryer and a minibar.

that has undergone a major transformation in

The resort comprises 70 standard rooms, 20

Opened in 2006 is the Uzuri Spa. Uzuri

recent years. The resort is set in 25 acres and

superior garden-view rooms, 48 sea-facing

(‘beauty’ in Swahili) is set in six acres of forest

located on Diani Beach surrounded by coral

superior rooms, seven suites, 10 ‘Chui’ class

creating a sanctuary for those seeking tranquil-

coves nestling between the cliffs and set in

cottages and three luxury villas.

lity and the rejuvenation of mind, body and

Sanctuary

soul. Uzuri Spa & Fitness Forest offers a luxu-

expansive tropical gardens. Restaurants include: Horizon Restaurant for

rious combination of original African products

There are 158 comfortable rooms with tasteful

table d’hôte meals; Coco Mchana for al fresco

and European style treatments. The spa menu

colour schemes. Every room is beautifully

à la carte luncheons; Chui Grill, a Chaîne des

covers a comprehensive range of treatments

furnished and includes a bath, shower (from

Rôtisseurs establishment, a pizzeria on the

for men and women from TheraNaka™

July 2011, after further renovations, showers

ocean’s edge and a poolside bistro bar.

massage therapies, specially designed for Uzuri, to TheraVine™ anti-ageing facials, hydro-

only) and bidet, air conditioning, multi-channel In the evening, the resort’s meeting point is the

therapy, body wraps and, of course, waxing,

air conditioned Mario’s bar, while Marco’s is an al

manicures and pedicures. Uzuri comprises four

fresco bar with fabulous views of the Indian Ocean.

treatment rooms.

The resort has one of Kenya’s best water sports

In the evening guests are offered a choice of

centres offering a SXscuba PADI diving school,

dancing to live bands and folklore performances

diving excursions, windsurf school, kite surfing,

at the Mahogany Lounge & Disco. For meetings

kayaking, pedalo hire, deepsea fishing and

and seminars, the resort offers excellent

glass-bottomed boat, floodlit tennis, volleyball,

conference facilities and equipment to meet all

water polo and table tennis as well as walks

requirements for up to 100 participants.

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HERITAGE HOTELS

L uxury IN WILD LOCATIONS

B

ringing luxurious accom-

modation to some of Kenya’s

wilder locations and at the coast has been

to honeymoon couples to water sports

enthusiasts, business travellers and

modern-day explorers.

the hallmark of Heritage Hotels Ltd since it began life as Prestige Hotels in 1988.

The company’s products are divided between three well-known brands: the more upmarket

Today, Heritage specialises in delivering top

Explorer brand, the mid-market Intrepids

quality service and providing first-class accom-

brand, with its camps and lodges, and the

modation in and around Kenya with properties

popular Voyager brand, which covers a popular

spectacular views over Lake Naivasha and of

in the spectacular Great Rift Valley, Masai Mara

beach resort and a property in Tsavo West

Kenya’s prettiest 18-hole golf courses.

and Samburu National Reserves and at the

National Park.

coast in Mombasa and on the island of Lamu. The Explorer portfolio includes the group’s

Voyager Brand

elegant flagship Mara Explorer camp in the

Heritage Hotels’ Voyager brand, which is

heart of the game-filled Masai Mara National

made up of the Voyager Beach, just north of

Heritage’s business has expanded from the

Reserve and an unbelievably enchanting and

Mombasa and the Voyager Ziwani, offers some

traditional family safari market to cover other

exotic island hideaway on Lamu Island, Kipun-

of the best value-for-money safaris in Africa,

emergent sectors, from children’s safari clubs

gani Explorer.

with a tantalising combination of beautiful

Growing markets

beach, bountiful bush, and the kind of elegant

thrilling mix

and attentive service that has rightly made Kenya the toast of the safari world.

With properties in four of the country’s leading safari destinations and with a flexible range of ‘fly-in’ options, the Intrepids portfolio maximises time on the ground in the parks and provides a thrilling mix of wildlife viewing, East African culture and modern sporting activities. These four comprise Samburu Intrepids, Mara Intrepids, Siana Springs and the Great Rift Valley Lodge and Golf Resort, which boasts

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Ole-Sereni Hotel

C ombining a modern city hotel with a traditional lodge

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ordering the wilds of Nairobi National Park

Each of the 134 exquisitely decorated and

and the bustling city, the Ole-Sereni offers

individually air conditioned rooms is equipped

guests the best of both worlds.

with safe, minibar, tea/coffee making facilities, hairdryer, satellite TV, internet and telephone.

rooms of various sizes. The largest is the Pride Conference Centre, with a capacity of up to 500

Ideal for visitors to Kenya who don’t have time for an excursion to one of the major game parks,

For that self-indulgent feeling, guests can opt

delegates, which is a popular venue for major

the Ole-Sereni allows guests to view the exotic

to stay in one of two executive suites on the

international events.

wildlife from the comfort of its restaurants, bars,

veranda facing the park and overlooking to the

swimming pool and selected guest rooms.

waterhole.

Sensational

Recreational The health club and swimming pool allow guests to take a break from the bustle of daily

The hotel has a selection of bars and restau-

life. The modern fitness centre occupies three

rants, providing guests with a range of dining

floors and includes a large fully equipped gym,

options. The main dining venue is The Big

an aerobics room, a unisex hairdressing salon,

Five Restaurant on the first floor, which has

and separate men’s and women’s sections,

five open-show kitchens cooking Mongo-

each with changing rooms, massage centre,

lian, Italian, Indian and Chinese dishes. The

sauna and steam room.

restaurant has its own bar, set on a 300 ft long veranda overlooking the waterhole. Other dining options are the Eagles Grill Room, on the fourth floor, with panoramic views; the Ngong Pool Bar, for healthy snacks al fresco; and The Waterhole Snack Bar. As a popular conference venue, the Ole-Sereni offers a choice of well equipped meeting

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Travellers Beach Hotel & Club

Unforget table

hospitality on Bamburi Beach

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or a lively and fun-filled experience, Travel-

property, starting at the entrance and contin-

lers Beach Hotel & Club provides four-star

uing out towards the beachfront. Along the way,

value-for-money accommodation along the

there is a series of features such as waterfalls,

stunning Bamburi Beach.

waterslides and islands.

This all-inclusive resort has an impressive landscaped pool that flows throughout the

Comfort Hotel accommodation is designed to provide guests with complete privacy in spacious and comfortable air conditioned rooms. Elegant interiors, private balconies, separate lounge area, en-suite bathroom, essential toiletries, good entertainment channels and ample storage space help to create rooms that are totally comfortable. There is 24-hour room

La Pergola is all about ambience and style – an

service available to all guests.

elegant refuge serving an amazing variety of Italian cuisine.

A wide range of business options is available, using the latest technology including all format

Shibe Restaurant is the hotel’s main dining

audio-visual projectors and screens, PA systems

facility, providing guests with a sumptuous

and cordless microphones. A professional team

buffet breakfast (from 7.30 am to 9.30 am) and

is on hand to assist where necessary. Garden

dinner.

events can be arranged on request. Suli Suli Grill, next to the swimming pool, Guests have a choice of four restaurants, all

serves tasty light meals and a variety of ice

located on the premises.

cream throughout the day.

Sher-E-Punjab is a traditional Indian restau-

Bamburi Beach is a great area to enjoy water

rant offering an à la carte menu and a special

sports and snorkelling. The property also has

curry lunch buffet on Sundays. The restaurant

a gymnasium and massage parlour and can

attracts hotel residents and other tourists.

provide excursions and safaris throughout Kenya.

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Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi

Traditional warmth and hospitality in

Nairobi restaurants in Nairobi and offers a friendly and informal atmosphere. The menu includes mouth-watering daily breakfast buffets and à la carte or buffet dinners. For more informal dining the hotel also has a

S

Golden Spur Steak Ranch, a family restaurant

et within 12 acres of beautifully landscaped

comfortable as possible. There is high speed

which serves a selection of steaks, delicious

gardens in Westlands, one of Nairobi’s

wireless internet throughout the hotel, a state

burgers and a salad valley. Spur Steak Ranch is

of the art business centre and a health club.

open between 11am and 11pm daily.

hospitality in an environment that is traditional

Due to the central location within Nairobi,

A charming and sociable area of the hotel is the

and sophisticated.

modern equipment and efficient service it’s

pool with deck and terrace where guests can

most upmarket areas, Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi embraces the historically warm Kenyan

no surprise that Southern Sun Mayfair is an

unwind and enjoy beverages, business lunches

Smart wooden furniture is well appointed in the

increasingly popular venue for conferences and

and light meals with friends.

spacious guest rooms that are decorated with

high profile events. The eight conference and

soft, warm colour and luxurious chairs, linen

meeting rooms can accommodate 20 to 350

and towels. All the 171 rooms have tranquil

guests. Each conference is planned to suit the

views of the gardens ensuring a peaceful and

client, from themes to customised menus and

calm escape from the bustling city of Nairobi.

all receive the dedicated attention of the professional events team.

Services Catering to the needs of both business and

The Oasis Restaurant

leisure travellers, the property has a range

Open daily from 6am to 11pm, The Oasis

of services and facilities to make guests as

Restaurant is renowned as one of the finest

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KAHAMA HOTEL

Kenyan-owned hotel offers fantastic

generous portions of tasty food, the pub also has a big screen for live football games.

A

small authentic and locally owned hotel,

netting, satellite television and a choice of king-

Kahama Hotel is genuine Kenyan hospi-

size or twin beds.

K1-Klub House, a short drive from the city

tality at its finest. Set within lush tropical gardens, around a large swimming pool, the property oozes tranquillity and relaxation.

K1-Klub House

Unwind

centre in the Parklands suburb of Nairobi is a trendy sports bar, pool saloon and club.

The pool area is the hub of the property with

Constructed from timber logs, K1 captures

Accommodation is surprising good value

plenty of sun loungers, attentive staff serving

an African game park lodge ambience on two

and of a high standard. There are 32 large, air

refreshing beverages and a large swimming

spacious floors. The lower ‘Paradise’ floor has a

conditioned, newly renovated and tastefully

pool for cooling off in the heat. The beach is

bar set against Nairobi’s biggest fish tank plus

decorated rooms that equipped with en-suite

a short two minute walk from the hotel and

an in-built Boogie Dance-Floor with the best

tiled shower/bath, telephones, mosquito

guests can be escorted there by guards if

DJ music. Upstairs is ‘Heaven’ which houses

necessary. Also in the vicinity are various water

Nairobi’s largest pool saloon with seven quality

sports, go-karting, nature and nightclubs.

pool tables. Live satellite sports can be enjoyed on many TVs plus big screens on both floors.

A fully equipped conference/function room

Entrance is always free and accommodation is

is available for up to 60 people as well as

available at the Parklands Shade Hotel on the

business/personal internet services.

same premises.

Pitcher & Butch Pub At night the hotel comes alive with resident DJs, live music, jazz nights and various entertainment. The lively Pitcher & Butch pub and restaurant is a popular local hang-out, especially at weekends and attracts hotel residents and locals alike. The pub is set in a tastefully designed brick and timber bungalow with a cosy lounge and large beer garden. Serving

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SANKARA - NAIROBI

five-star standards and personalised service

Deluxe St yle ‘I

t’s all about the guest’ is the motto at

Everything about the Sankara Nairobi is well

Sankara Nairobi. This fine hotel offers the

thought out. Guest-rooms and suites are

best in contemporary luxury, offering a genuine

among the most spacious in the city, fitted out

sense of place and all the facilities that modern

to the highest specifications. Each is equipped

travellers expect. It provides an ideal range of

with high-speed internet connection and an

options for business and leisure guests.

oversized work desk with ergonomic chair, allowing guests to work in peace and quiet.

State-of-the-art For entertainment, each room has a flat screen TV with surround sound and modern audiovisual equipment that can be controlled from a plug-and-play panel. The marble bathrooms come with walk-in rain showers and luxurious amenities. The contents of the bar can be

in an environment of top quality contempo-

personalised and there is a selection of pillows.

rary design. From the brasserie, showcasing international cuisine, to the open kitchen of the

At Sankara, everyone is treated as an individual.

pan-Asian restaurant, Sankara is a perfect place

Guests are greeted by name on arrival and

to unwind. Guests can enjoy Nairobi’s premier

taken straight to their room. Using an online

food and wine lounge or an evening at the

preference planner, guests can book a restau-

rooftop supper club with views over the city.

rant or spa treatment in advance. Sankara is all about relaxing in style. Guests

Contemporary

can make a splash in the outdoor pool overlooking the Nairobi skyline, keep fit in the

The property offers the best in modern dining

top-floor gym or unwind in the award-winning

with fresh flavours, organic produce and

Angsana spa by Banyan Tree – the first in

authentic cuisine from world-class chefs served

Eastern and Central Africa.

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KASKAZI BEACH HOTEL

Paradise A setting of endless TropIcal

Its setting is one of endless tropical paradise, with coconut trees, white sands and opalescent waters. The hotel has been designed in Moorish style and then built in a horseshoe

shape in order to create privacy as

T

he four-star Kaskazi Beach Hotel offers the

well as providing guest rooms with spectacular

There is a large and centrally located swimming

ultimate in luxury and is situated on the

ocean views.

pool where guests can cool off from the hot

the warm blue waters of the Indian Ocean.

Guests are greeted on arrival in the large open

poolside. The hotel also has all day entertain-

reception area with a chilled welcome drink. A

ment and animation program.

pure white sand of Diani Beach and overlooking

equatorial sun. Meals can also be served at the

well-stocked boutique, hairdressers and souvenir shop are all conveniently located on site.

Dining

The cocktail bar, lounge and TV room offer

The Kaskazi Beach Hotel caters for all culinary

relaxing areas in which to unwind and enjoy a

tastes and requirements. There is an à la carte

wide selection of beverages. Afternoon tea is

restaurant (Aladdin’s Grill Room) and an everyday

served each day at 4pm hours.

buffet restaurant (Karibu) on a beautiful terrace.

REDCOURT HOTEL

Central Location and a chance to help the Red Cross

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ocated just off Nairobi’s Mombasa Road,

The hotel is a wholly owned subsidiary of the

close to the city centre and within easy

Kenya Red Cross and all proceeds go towards

reach of Jomo Kenyatta International and

the society’s funds, which makes settling the

Wilson airports, the Red Court Hotel appeals to

bill that little bit more satisfying.

a wide variety of guests.

ment includes digital signage at the entrance to conference rooms and remote-controlled

COCKTAILS The 10 meeting rooms are ideal for conferences, seminars, private dinners, cocktail parties and banquets.

screens and projectors.

Dining The Restaurant Mundial offers both à la carte and buffet menus featuring delicious interna-

Other facilities include two executive board-

tional cuisine. The Afya Garden Bar is ideal for

rooms, a fully equipped business centre and a

a daytime snack, while the Makutano Lounge

secretariat room. Modern conferencing equip-

Bar is a sociable venue in the evenings.

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TURTLE BAY BEACH CLUB

Eco-Rated FAMILY RESORT

T

he eco-rated Turtle Bay Beach Club is the

The Beach Club is justly famous for its tasty and

leading player in the all-inclusive holiday

wholesome breakfasts as well as its extensive

market and has proved popular with both

buffet-style lunch and dinner. The poolside snack

families and couples seeking quality accom-

bar is the place for informal eating, as is the Pizza

modation at an affordable price. It is located at

Garden. Guests can also enjoy a special evening

Watamu, just 25 km south of Malindi and inside

at the à la carte Blue Turtle Restaurant. For that

a national marine park.

pre-dinner cocktail or late-night digestif there is the Lamu-style Weaver’s Nest.

Turtle Bay has 145 rooms comprising delightful standard en-suite accommodation: club rooms, Swahili-style Lamu rooms and ocean-front rooms.

Activities Turtle Bay provides excellent water sports in

protection of the natural environment, tradi-

the adjacent Marine Park as well as a chance

tions and culture – the things that make a visit

to view an exotic array of tropical fish. Diving

to Kenya so special.

lessons are available in the pool before heading out to the reef, a 10-minute boat ride away.

For those visiting the coast on business, Turtle Bay has a number of reliable meeting and

There is a wide selection of sports activities

conference facilities. The hotel is also a great

plus birdwatching, dhow trips and visits to the

venue for a wedding or special event.

13th century Gede ruins.

Environment The Turtle Bay Beach Club is silver rated by Ecotourism Kenya – the only coast property to receive such a high rating. At Turtle Bay guests can feel satisfied that they are making a difference and contributing to the

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LOCATION MAP STEPHANIE WILDLIFE RESERVE

CHEW CH HEW BAHIR R (L. Stefania) f

Turkana

TOURING MAP OF KEN A AND NORTHERN MALKA MARI NATIONAL RESERVE

Malka Mari

Lokichogio

Mega

Gurreh SIBILOI NATIONAL PARK

KIDEPO KIDEP D P PO O VALLEY A Y NATIONAL T L PARK A

KALAKACHA URANE

Barissa

Gurreh

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Moyale

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MARSABIT NATIONAL PARK AND RESERVE

SOUTH ISLAND NATIONAL PARK

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Degodia

L. PARADISE

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Kisumu

Nyahururu

Nandi

LAKE NAKURU NATIONAL PARK

Luo ha G uc

Naro Moru

TANA

KORA NATIONAL RESERVE

Mwingi Nat. Reserve

Chogoria

Nyeri

Gilgil

LOWER

KUMBULANAWA

Orma

Garissa

Embu

C 93

C E N T RAL

Orma

Embu

S. Kinangop

Murang'a

Abdwak

Embu

Tenkwek Bonet

L. Naivasha

B4

A3 N TA

Abdwak

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LONGONOT NATIONAL PARK

C 14

Kiligoris

Kipsigis

Narok

C 17

Thika

Ewaso Ngiro

Limuru

Kipsigis

Ruiru

Kikuyu

Kilma Mbogo

Matia

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Nyandarua N. Kinangop

Ndorobo

Sigor

Muhoro

RAHOLE NATIONAL PARK

BISANADI NATIONAL RESERVE

A3

Nyeri

Gusii C 14

Sabule

Aulihan

C 81

Nkubu

MOUNT KENYA

Elementaita

Ndorobo Litein Sotik

Kisii

MERU NATIONAL

Meru PARK

MOUNT KENYA NATIONAL PARK

ABERDARES NATIONAL PARK

Luo

Homa Bay

Meru

Meru

Timau

Nanyuki

Elgeyo

Kericho

Liboi

B5

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Nandi Hills

Rusinga Island Mfangano Island

Migori

BILESHA PLAINS

Aulihan

D 586

C 91

Rongai

N YAN ZA LAKE VICTORIA RUMA NATIONAL PARK

Ch organi

C 116

Samburu

Kibos

Luo

Port Southby

Tugen

LAKE BOGORIA RESERVE

Kapsabet

Samia

Usongi

Somali

Garba Tula

Isiolo

Kaptagat

SOUTH NANDI FOREST

Luanda

Port Bunyala

Lag a

Samburu

Luhya

Samia

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Faza Pate Island

Pate

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Ndia Ndasa

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2215

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MEMBER INDEX

Listin g Index NAIROBI & REGIONS Blue Post Hotel........................... 45 Central Park Hotel................. ....45 Crowne Plaza NAIROBI............. ..45 ENASHIPAI RESORT & SPA............ ..45 FairView Hotel............................. 45 Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club.................................... .45 Fairmont The Norfolk................ . 46 HillPark Hotel.... .........................46 Hilton Nairobi..... ........................46 Impala Hotel...... ...........................46 Intercontinental Nairobi... ...46 Jacaranda Hotel Nairobi..... ....46 Karen Blixen Coffee Garden Restaurant & Cottages...... .......46 Kivi Milimani Hotel...... ...............46 Kwality Hotel....... ........................47 Laico Regency Hotel...... ............47 Lake Naivasha Resort........ ..........47 Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort... ...47 Marble Arch Hotel..... ................47 Mvuli House.............. ................47 Nairobi Safari Club................... ..47 Nairobi Serena Hotel................. 47 Ole-Sereni Hotel.......................... 48 Outspan.......................................... 48 Park Villa Hotel........................... 48 Presbyterian Guest House...... 48 RedCourt Hotel........................... 48 Rock Resort Kisumu................... 48 Safari Park Hotel & Casino..... 48 Sankara Nairobi.......................... 48 Sarova Panafric........................... 49 Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi............................. 49 Sunset Hotel................................ 49 The Sarova Stanley.................... 49 Tribe - The Village Market Hotel................................. 49 UPPER HILL COUNTRY LODGE....... 49 Utalii Hotel................................... 49 Windsor Golf HOTEL & CC............. 49

COAST Almanara Diani Beach Resort... 50 Amani Tiwi Beach Resort........... 50 Bamburi Beach Hotel................. 50 Baobab Beach Resort & Spa...... 50 Baobab Holiday Resort............. 50 Blue Bay Village............................ 51 Campers Haven & Jamboree Resort....................... 51 Coral Key Beach Resort............. 51 Diani Reef BEACH Resort & Spa................................................... 51 Diani Sea Lodge............................. 51 Diani Sea Resort........................... 51 Driftwood Beach Club............. 51 Eden Roc Hotel............................ 51 Flambouyant Boutique Hotel.... 52 Hemingways RESORT.................... 52 Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort................................. 52 Jumuia Conference & Beach Resort............................. 52 Kahama Hotel............................... 52 Kaskazi Beach Hotel.................. 53 Kilili Baharini Resort & Spa..... 52 Kinondo Kwetu............................ 53 Kipungani Explorer.................... 53 Kiwayu Safari VILLAGE................. 53 Leisure Lodge Resort................. 53 Leopard Beach Resort & Spa.... 53 Lion in the Sun Resort.............. 53 Makwetu Resorts........................ 53 Midview CENTRAL Hotel............. 5 4 Milele Beach Hotel.................... 54 Mnarani Club................................ 5 4 Mombasa Beach Hotel.............. 5 4 Mombasa Continental Resort.... 5 4 Mombasa Sai Resort................... 5 4 Msambweni BEACH House & PRIVATE VILLAS............................. 55 Neptune Beach Resort............... 55 Neptune Palm Beach Resort....55 Neptune Paradise Village Resort............................... 55

North Coast Beach Hotel...... 55 Nyali International Beach Hotel.................................. 55 Ocean Sports Resort................. 55 Pa Pweza Adamsville Beach Suites.................................. 56 Pinewood BEACH RESORT & SPA... 56 Plaza Beach Hotel...................... 56 Reef Hotel....................................... 56 Sai Rock Hotel.............................. 56 SANDIES TROPICAL VILLAGE.......... 56 Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa................................... 57 Scorpio Villas............................... 57 Serena Beach Hotel & Spa......... 57 Severin Sea Lodge........................ 57 Southern Palms BEACH RESORT... 57 Sun N Sand Beach Resort......... 57 Sunrise Resort Apartments & Spa......................... 58 Surfside Villas.............................. 58 Swahili Beach................................ 58 Temple Point Resort (SALAMA BEACH HOTEL)................ 58 Travellers Beach Hotel & CLUB.. 58 Turtle Bay Beach Club............... 58 Voyager Beach Resort................ 58

LODGES Alliance Naro Moru River Lodge................................... 59 Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge.... 59 Amboseli Sopa Lodge................. 59 Ashnil Aruba Lodge.................... 59 Ashnil Samburu Lodge.............. 59 Fairmont Mara Safari Club..... 59 Great Rift Valley Lodge & Golf Resort............................... 60 Impala Safari Lodge................... 60 Keekorok Lodge.......................... 60 Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge... 60 Lake Elementaita Lodge........... 60 Lake Nakuru Lodge..................... 61 LAKE Naivasha Sopa Lodge....... 61 Leopard Rock Lodge................... 61 Loisaba............................................. 61 Mara Serena Safari Lodge........ 61 Mara Simba Lodge........................ 61 Masai Mara Sopa Lodge............ 62 Mpata Safari Club......................... 62 Naivasha Simba LodgE............... 62 Ngulia Safari Lodge.................. 62 Ol Donyo Wuas Lodge............... 62 Ol Tukai Lodge............................. 63 Rondo Retreat Centre.............. 63 Royal Mara Safari Lodge.......... 63 Samburu Game Lodge................. 63 Samburu Serena Safari Lodge.... 63 Samburu Sopa Lodge.................. 63 Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge.... 64 Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge.... 64 Sarova Shaba Game Lodge...... 64

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Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge.... 64 Saruni Samburu Lodge..............64 Shimba.............................................. 65 Tawi Lodge...................................... 65 The Ark............................................. 65 Treetops.......................................... 65 Voi Safari Lodge........................... 65

CAMPS &Beyond Kichwa Tembo Masai Mara Tented Camp.......... 66 Elephant Pepper Camp............... 66 Elsa’s Kopje.................................... 66 Entim Camp..................................... 66 Fig Tree Camp................................. 66 Governors’ Camp......................... 66 Governors’ Il Moran Camp..... 67 Governors’ Private Camp.......... 67 Ilkeliani camp................................ 67 Joy’s Camp........................................67 Kicheche Mara Camp................... 67 Kilima Camp..................................... 67 Kitich Camp..................................... 67 Larsens Camp................................ 68 Lewa Safari Camp......................... 68 Little Governors’ Camp............ 68 Mara Explorer Luxury Tented Camp.................................. 68 Mara Intrepids CAMP.................. 68 Mara Leisure Camp...................... 68 Nyumbu Camp................................ 68 Oltome Resorts........................... 69 Olumara Camp.............................. 69 Rekero Camp.................................. 69 Rhino River Camp......................... 69 Samburu Intrepids CAMP.......... 69 Sanctuary Olonana.................. 69 Sarova Mara Game Camp........... 69 Severin Safari Camp.................... 70 Siana Springs TENTED CAMP...... 70 Sweetwaters Tented Camp....... 70 Tarhi ECO Camp.............................. 70 Tortilis Camp................................. 70 Voyageur Ziwani.......................... 70

CLUBS Karen Country Club.................. 71 Kentmere Club.............................. 71 Leisure Golf Club........................ 71 Muthaiga Country Club.......... 71 Nairobi Club.................................. 71 Parklands Sports Club............. 71

OTHER Innscor KENYA.............................. 72 KICC.................................................... 72 NAS Airport Services.................. 72 The Lord Errol Restaurant..... 72 The Tamarind Group................... 72 Tin Tin Restaurant...................... 72

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listings guide

ICON KEY

Users’ guid e sing the Kenya Hotel, Restaurant & Enter-

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tainment Guide just got even easier.

gold, silver or bronze.

Here is the new easy-to-follow list of symbols

For the first time in the 2011 edition of the

to denote various key facilities available at the

KAHC Kenya Hotel, Restaurant & Enter-

properties featuring in this KAHC Kenya Hotel,

tainment Guide regular Ecotourism Kenya

Restaurant & Entertainment Guide.

members are also given the appropriate logo

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NUMBER OF ROOMS SWIMMING POOL RESTAURANT BAR FAMILY FRIENDLY CONFERENCE FACILITIES

to denote that the owners of these properties The purpose of these icons is so that users can

subscribe to the general environmental aims

see, at a glance, the main services on offer. For

and objectives of the association but may not

a more in-depth look at an individual hotel,

as yet have an official eco-rating.

LAUNDRY SERVICES TELEVISION INTERNET ACCESS

resort, lodge, camp or club there is also a short write up about the property and a list of its unique features.

GOLD-RATED – Gold Eco-rating ECO-RATED GOLD

is an indicator that a facility has

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achieved superior and replicable The idea is that readers can quickly and effi-

levels of excellence in responsible resource

ciently identify where each property is located,

use, environmental conservation and socio-

find up-to-date contact details and easily differ-

economic investments.

entiate between KAHC members. SILVER-RATED – Silver Eco-rating Facilities highlighted are those currently avail-

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able to guests.

demonstrates a move towards excellence; awarded to facilities

that show innovations in responsible resource

Ecotourism

use, environmental conservation and socialeconomic investment.

Some of the hotels, lodges and camps listed

ECOTOURISM KENYA MEMBERS – Members

in this guide have official eco-ratings from Ecotourism Kenya with an appropriate symbol to denote the property’s exact eco-classifica-

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BRONZE-RATED – Bronze

of Ecotourism Kenya properties subscribe to

Eco-rating is the entry level and

the general environmental aims and objectives

demonstrates a facility’s aware-

of the association.

tion. These properties are recognised for the

ness and commitment to environmental

best practices in environmental conversation,

conservation, responsible resource use and

Visit the Ecotourism Kenya website (www. ecot-

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Nairobi & Regions Blue Post Hotel

Central Park Hotel

PO Box 42-01000, Thika Tel: +254 (0)20 252 9332-4; 208 0606 Cell: +254 (0)721 578 245, 733 426 300 Fax: +254 (0)20 252 9330 Email: blueposthotel@africaonline.co.ke

PO Box 26181-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 800 7021/2; 316 803/4 Cell: +254 (0)71 403 6666 Fax: +254 (0)20 221 1431 Email: info@hotelcentralpark.net www.hotelcentralpark.net

Location: Thika-Muranga Highway, 45km from Nairobi City Established in 1908, Blue Post Hotel has been purposely located between two natural water falls; namely Chania and Thika. For nature lovers the hotel garden forest is home to a variety of indigenous trees, found only in East Africa at the Blue Post forest. An impressive diversity of bird species can also be found here.

Additional Facilities: Coffee Shop, parking, animal park,

Location: Sheikh Karume Road, central Nairobi

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nature walks, museum, shop, horse riding, rafting, weekend live entertainment

Hotel Central Park is conveniently located in the heart of Nairobi city centre. ‘For the finest experience’ is the motto at the hotel, and it is easy to see why. Staff are committed to providing the finest quality service and attention to detail. Room rates are affordable and good value for money.

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Additional Facilities: Coffee shop, parking, air conditioned

rooms, disabled facilities

Crowne Plaza Nairobi PO Box 25574-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 274 6000 Cell: +254 (0)717 830 333; 717 830 334 Fax: +254 (0)20 274 6100 Email: info@cpnairobi.com www.cpnairobi.com

Location: Upper Hill, Nairobi Crowne Plaza Nairobi is a modern, elegant and luxurious fivestar hotel located in Upperhill. Many prestigious companies, banks and embassies surround the property. The hotel has two dynamic restaurants: Baraza (open all day) and Sikia (for fine dining). For a more relaxed ambience the Alabaster Coffee Lounge and Babalu’s Lounge are ideal casual venues.

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Additional Facilities: Business centre, health club, shop, beauty salon, bank, parking

ENASHIPAI RESORT & SPA South Lake Rd, Naivasha Tel: +254 (0)20 359 2627 Cell: +254 (0)713 254 035 Fax: +254 (0)20 359 2629 Email: info@enashipai.com www.enashipai.com

Location: Naivasha Located within the splendour of the Rift Valley and by the shores of Lake Naivasha, Enashipai Resort & Spa is close to some of Kenya’s key attractions. With a modern spa, heated pool, modern conference centre and complimentary facilities, the resort offers mind and body rejuvenation. The resort is the perfect destination for business or pleasure.

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Additional Facilities: Coffee lounge, business centre, shop,

private museum

FairView Hotel

Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club

Bishop’s Rd, PO Box 40842-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 288 1000 Cell: +254 (0)720 604 428 Fax: +254 0)20 272 1320 Email: book@fairviewkenya.com www.fairviewkenya.com

PO Box 35, Nanyuki Tel: +254 (0)62 203 1300/15 Fax: +254 (0)20 221 6796 Email: kenya.reservations@fairmont.com www.fairmont.com

Location: Bishop’s Road, Upper Hill The Fairview – ‘the country hotel in town’ – is set in five acres of landscaped gardens, five minutes from downtown Nairobi. Owned and managed since 1946 by one family, the Fairview is a charming blend of past and present. Guests are usually business people and independent travellers.

Additional Facilities: Parking, travel agent, shop, five restau-

rants, business centre

Location: Nanyuki

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Kenya’s most famous retreat, the Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club, was originally the private haven of movie star and founder William Holden. The club is spread over 100 acres of manicured lawns, trout-filled streams and landscaped gardens. Recently refurbished, all 115 guest rooms have a fireplace and spectacular views of nearby Mount Kenya.

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Additional Facilities: Golf, fishing, horse riding, table tennis

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Nairobi & Regions Fairmont The Norfolk

HillPark Hotel

Harry Thuku Rd, PO. Box 40064-00100 (GPO), Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 226 5000 Fax: +254 (0)20 221 6796 Email: kenya.reservations@fairmont.com www.fairmont.com

Lower Hill, PO Box 46037-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 272 4312/3/5 Fax: +254 (0)20 271 6768 Email: reservations@hillparkhotel.com www.hillparkhotel.com

Location: Nairobi

Location: Nairobi’s Upper Hill

A landmark in Nairobi since opening its doors in 1904, The Norfolk (now named Fairmont The Norfolk) has welcomed royalty, statesmen and stars alike and today the hotel continues to provide a sophisticated respite from the bustle of the city’s downtown business district.

Discreetly tucked away in Nairobi’s Upper Hill, next to the World Bank, the HillPark Hotel is sure to appeal to visitors who enjoy the quiet comfort of a country home. The HillPark Hotel is conveniently located only a six-minute drive from the city centre and 10 minutes from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

Additional Facilities: Health club, heated swimming pool,

beauty parlour, shop

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Additional Facilities: Business centre, beauty salon, room

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service

Hilton Nairobi

Impala Hotel

PO Box 30624-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 279 0000 Fax: +254 (0)20 225 0099; 222 6477 Email: hilton.nairobi@hilton.com www.hilton.com

Parklands Rd, PO Box 14144, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 374 2346/7 Fax: +254 (0)20 374 3258

Location: Nairobi Located on Nairobi’s Parklands Road, the Impala is a one-star hotel popular with both local and foreign guests who make up around 25 per cent of the property’s clientele. The restaurant serves Continental cuisine and there are also two bars for a relaxing evening drink.

Location: Nairobi, five minutes from KICC Hilton Nairobi is ideally located in the heart of the business and shopping area of Nairobi, a five-minute walk from the Kenyatta International Conference Centre. Enjoy superb service and facilities ranging from 287 comfortable rooms, a choice of restaurants and bars, meeting and banquet rooms, to a health club with outdoor heated pool.

Additional Facilities: Air conditioned rooms, electronic

Additional Facilities: Parking, outside catering 287

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safes, 24-hour room service, shuttle bus service, shop, lounge, business centre

Intercontinental Nairobi

Jacaranda Hotel Nairobi

PO Box 30353-00200, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 320 0000 Fax: +254 (0)20 320 0036 Email: sales@icnairobi.com www.ihg.com

PO Box 14287-00800, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 444 8713/7 Fax: +254 (0)20 444 5818/8977/6159 Cell: +254 (0)733 601 613/4 Email: infojh@jacarandahotels.com www.jacarandahotels.com

Location: Uhuru Highway, opposite Uhuru Park, Nairobi

Location: Westlands, Nairobi

For over 40 years InterContinental Nairobi has remained the city’s leading upscale international hotel. The rooms and suites offer spacious accommodation, facilities and service for frequent business and leisure travellers.

Additional Facilities: Parking, disabled facilities, Indian restaurant, Italian restaurant, themed evenings

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The Jacaranda Hotel Nairobi is a uniquely equipped hotel with exquisite plant-filled atrium gardens. The hotel is situated 10 minutes from the city centre and 45 minutes from the airport. Formerly known as the Landmark Hotel, the hotel has maintained its international standards and is designed to satisfy the varying needs of business and leisure travellers.

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Additional Facilities: Outside catering, gardens, 24-hour room service, shop, beauty salon, business centre

Karen Blixen Coffee Garden Restaurant & Cottages

Kivi Milimani Hotel Off Ralph Bunche Rd, PO Box 20681-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 272 2358; 271 1245 Cell: +254 (0)723 491 064; 735 491 064 Fax: +254 (0)20 272 4685 Email: info@kivimilimanihotel.com; reservations@kivimilimanihotel.com www.kivimilimanihotel.com

336 Karen Rd, Karen, PO Box 163-00502, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 882 130/8 Fax: +254 (0)20 882 508 Email: info@blixencoffeegarden.co.ke www.blixencoffeegarden.co.ke

Location: Karen Enjoy the nostalgia and romance of Kenya at Karen Blixen Coffee Garden Restaurant & Cottages. This small, exclusive hotel is set in the heart of Karen. Built around 1908, the building was originally the farm manager’s house of the Swedo African Coffee Company.

Additional Facilities: French cuisine

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Location: 2 km from Nairobi city centre

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Kivi Milimani Hotel offers self-contained en-suite rooms with garden and pool views, all stylishly decorated and with verandas. The contemporary restaurant specialises in delicious African and Continental cuisine. Menus filled with innovative ideas are offered on an à la carte, table d’hôte or buffet-style basis.

Additional Facilities: Business centre, parking, luggage storage, outdoor banqueting, cocktail venue

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Nairobi & Regions Kwality Hotel

Laico Regency Hotel

Argwings Kodhek Rd PO Box 44275-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 272 1285; 272 1080/2 Fax: +254 (0)20 272 5549 Email: admin@kwalityhotel.com

Loita St, Uhuru Highway, PO Box 57549-00200, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 221 1199 Fax: +254 (0)20 221 7120 Email: reservations@laicoregencyhotel.co.ke www.laicoregencyhotel.co.ke

Location: Nairobi

Location: Nairobi

Located at Hurlingham, the Kwality Hotel has an attractive setting with manicured and sculptured garden. The hotel has self-contained double rooms and the daily tariff includes bed and breakfast. The comfortable Mulaqaat Restaurant has seating for over 90 people and offers a complete North Indian culinary experience.

Set in the heart of Kenya’s capital city, the Laico Regency Hotel is a part of the Laico Hotels & Resorts group. This is an elegant hotel offering discreet luxury and exquisite cuisine. The hotel is 15 minutes from the airport. Conference facilities include seven conference halls. There are four restaurants and three in-house bars.

Additional Facilities: Parking

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Additional Facilities: Jazz bar, 24-hour room service

Lake Naivasha Resort

Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort

Off Moi South Lake Rd, PO Box 1184-00606, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 272 8775 Cell: +254 (0)721 700 775 Fax: +254 (0)20 272 3517 Email: info@lakenaivasharesort.co.ke www.lakenaivasharesort.co.ke

PO Box 72630-00200, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 361 6000 Cell: +254 (0)722 206 328; 733 610 060 Fax: +254 (0)20 375 1507 Email: info@sopalodges.co.ke www.sopalodges.com

Location: On the shores of Lake Naivasha,

Location: Southern shores of Lake Naivasha

Lake Naivasha Resort, a former English colonial farmhouse, consists of 20 rooms and four family cottages set in a serene environment. The grand colonial-style property is set amid gardens of roses that stretch up to the lake edge. The friendly staff create a ‘home-away-from-home’ atmosphere.

Situated on the southern shores of Lake Naivasha, secondlargest of the only two freshwater lakes in Kenya’s Great Rift Valley, Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort is an impressive property with a dramatic backdrop. The lake is home to over 400 recorded species of birds.

Additional Facilities: Horse riding, birdwatching, camping,

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Marble Arch Hotel

Mvuli House

PO Box 12224-00400, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)722 209 633 Email: info@marblearchhotel.co.ke/ sales@marblearchhotel.co.ke www.marblearchotelkenya.com

PO Box 12181-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 607 983; 607 957 Fax: +254 (0)20 607 751 Email: info@mvulihouse.com www.mvulihouse.com

Location: Near Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

Location: Nairobi

Located in the heart of Nairobi, Marble Arch Hotel is clean and reliable. The hotel offers a beautifully ornamental dining room as well as an elegant bar and lounge area. The hotel has three separate conference facilities for between 20 and 250 guests and offers outside catering and breakfast meetings.

Located at the junction of Mombasa and Lang’ata Roads, the Mvuli House is conveniently positioned for Nairobi’s city centre and for both Jomo Kenyatta International and Wilson Airport. Mvuli House is a bed and breakfast-type establishment offering 49 en-suite rooms – 46 doubles and three singles. All are fitted with TV and direct-dial telephone.

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Additional Facilities: Parking, business centre

Nairobi Safari Club

Nairobi Serena Hotel

PO Box 43564-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 282 1000 Cell: +254 (0)722 209 842; 722 208 782; 733 251 333/4 Fax: +254 (0)20 222 4625; 221 5137 Email: info@nairobisafariclub.com; reservations@nairobisafariclub.com www.nairobisafariclub.com

Kenyatta Ave, PO Box 46302-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 282 2000, 313 800 Fax: +254 (0)20 272 5184 Email: nairobi@serena.co.ke www.serenahotels.com

Additional Facilities: Sauna, steam bath, massage parlour, shop, parking, business centre, heated swimming pool

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Location: Nairobi

Location: Nairobi’s central business district, 18 km from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport This stylish hotel is located in the heart of Nairobi and offers accommodation in tastefully designed suites. As Kenya’s only all-suite hotel, it is ideal for both local and international conferences.

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Additional Facilities: Parking, disabled facilities

boating, fishing

Additional Facilities: Coffee shop, parking

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Renowned for its high standards of efficiency, hospitality and service, the Nairobi Serena Hotel is the flagship of the Serena Hotel Group. Set amid lush tropical gardens with panoramic views over the park and the downtown skyline, the Serena is an oasis of serenity amid the bustle of one of Africa’s most vibrant capitals.

Additional Facilities: Health club, air conditioned rooms,

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Nairobi & Regions Ole-Sereni Hotel

OUTSPAN

PO Box 18187-00500, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 390 1000; 503 6000 Cell: +254 (0)720 143 502 Fax: +254 (0)20 828 564 Email: info@ole-serenihotel.com www.ole-serenihotel.com

PO Box 14815-00800, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 445 2095 Cell: +254 (0)722 207 761 Fax: +254 (0)20 445 2102 Email: info@aberdarsafarihotels.com www.aberdaresafarihotels.com

Location: 5 km from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport

Location: Near Nyeri town in central Kenya

Situated by Nairobi National Park, Ole-Sereni brings to life five-star brilliance that seamlessly blends city life with the rugged splendour of the wild. Guests enjoy viewing the various wild animals from the Big Five restaurant, the Water Hole bar and the Ngong pool bar. On the fourth floor the Eagles Grill room and bar is an exclusive fine dining area.

This country hotel set in beautiful, lush 45-acre rolling gardens, abounds with recreational activities. The serene beauty enchanted Lord Baden-Powell and his wife Lady Olave, and he spent his last three years in a cottage named Paxtu. The property is the base hotel for Treetops.

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Additional Facilities: Coffee shop, tavern pub, Paxtu

Additional Facilities: Forex counter, shop, 24-hour room service, business centre, travel desk

Museum, cultural village, nature walks, excursion to Solio Rhino Sanctuary

Park Villa Hotel

Presbyterian Guest House

PO Box 1000-50205, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 203 6433 Fax: +254 (0)20 554 1216

Muhoho Ave, South C PO Box 27573-00506, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 607 144; 60397 Email: reservations@pcea.or.ke www.presbyterianguesthouse.co.ke

Location: Webuye This remote hotel is located in Western Kenya on the Great North Road in the town of Webuye. The property is ideal for business travellers with excellent business, conference and meeting facilities. Visitors can be taken around to watch the spectacular Webuye Waterfalls of the Nzoia River.

Location: Off Mombasa Road, Nairobi Presbyterian Guest House & Conference Centre is a reasonably priced property just 4 km away from the city centre. Famed for its conference facilities, the property has a main hall that can accommodate up to 500 people and also two smaller halls of 100 each.

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Additional Facilities: Parking

RedCourt Hotel

Rock Resort Kisumu  

Red Cross Rd, Off Mombasa Rd PO Box 26601-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 390 4000; 604 528 Cell: +254 (0)728 606 476/8; +254 (0)738 973 512/3 Fax: + 254 (0)20 604 520; 608 681 Email: info@redcourt.co.ke www.redcourt.co.ke

PO Box 100, Daraja Mbili, Kisumu Tel: +254 (0)722 855 822 Email: rockmtlksm@yahoo.com www.rockresort.co.ke

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Location: Along Kisumu-Busia Highway Rock Resort Kisumu is located facing the magnificent views of the Kisumu Valley. Guest rooms are tranquil, comfortable and generous in size – each with breathtaking views of the rocky valley. The property is just 10 minutes from Kisumu Airport and 20 minutes from Kisumu city centre.

Location: Near Jomo Kenyatta International Airport This four-star property offers a modern conference centre with a selection of eight conference rooms, two executive boardrooms and its own restaurant. The main Mundial Restaurant is open every day for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Makutano Lounge Bar and the Afya Garden Bar are ideal for unwinding and socialising

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Additional Facilities: Air conditioned rooms, parking, garden, business centre, shop, 24-hour room service

Safari Park Hotel & Casino

Sankara Nairobi

Thika Rd, PO Box 45038-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 363 3000; 856 2222; 356 8644 Cell: +254 (0)722 205 683; 733 333 713 Fax: +254 (0)20 363 3919; 856 1584 Email: sales@safariparkhotel.co.ke www.safaripark-hotel.com

PO Box 1638-00606 Woodvale Grove, Westlands, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 420 8000 Fax: +254 (0)20 420 8888 Email: connect@nairobi.sankara.com www.sankara.com

Location: Opp. Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani

Location: Westlands, Nairobi

Safari Park Hotel is an oasis of tranquillity, offering luxurious accommodation, beautifully landscaped gardens with an inland beach and a tropical swimming pool. The world-class conference centre has 20 meeting rooms and recreational facilities. The property has five restaurants that offer international, African, Chinese, Japanese and Italian cuisine.

Sankara Nairobi combines international five-star standards with personalised service and authentic new African flavour. The tranquillity of the spacious hotel rooms, stunning rooftop pool and world-class spa create the perfect environment for guests to relax and unwind, while the tempting choice of dining areas and carefully designed meeting spaces put the property at the centre of Nairobi’s vibrant social and business life.

Additional Facilities: Shop, coffee shop, discotheque, casino, parking, jogging track, tennis, squash

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Additional Facilities: Spa

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Nairobi & Regions Sarova Panafric

Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi 

PO Box 30486-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 272 0822 Fax: +254 (0)20 272 6356; 271 5905 Email: panafric@sarovahotels.com www.sarovahotels.com

Cnr Msapo Close/Parklands Rd, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 368 8000 Cell: +254 (0)722 204 599; 722 205 508 Fax: +254 (0)20 3748 823 Email: admin@southernsun.co.ke www.southernsun.co.ke

Location: Nairobi Imposingly set in a pleasant residential suburb of Nairobi, the Sarova Panafric commands a panoramic view of the Kenyan capital. The hotel is famed for its excellent local and international cuisine, sumptuous buffets, tantalising barbecue and extensive à la carte menu. It is also home to the Flame Tree Restaurant, dubbed ‘the finest restaurant in town’.

Additional Facilities: : Wellness centre, business centre, children’s club, 24-hour room service

Location: Westlands, Nairobi

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Southern Sun Mayfair Nairobi is one of Nairobi’s best known landmarks. This historic four-star hotel enjoyed its first heyday in 1945 and has recently been extensively refurbished to offer modern facilities yet still retain the understated charm and elegance of yesteryear. facilities, shop, beauty salon

Sunset Hotel

The Sarova Stanley

PO Box 215, Kisumu Tel: +254 (0)35 41 100/2 Fax: +254 (0)35 22 745 Email: hotelsunset1977@yahoo.co.uk

Corner of Kimathi St & Kenyatta Ave PO Box 30680, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 228 830; 316 377 Fax: +254 (0)20 229 388; 221 9860 Email: thestanley@sarovahotels.com www.sarovahotels.com

Location: Kisumu Located just five minutes from the centre of Kisumu and 15 minutes from Kisumu Airport, the three-star Sunset Hotel stands in an attractive landscaped garden bordering the Kisumu Impala Sanctuary. Guests staying at the Sunset Hotel have an uninterrupted view of Lake Victoria. As its name suggests, the Sunset Hotel attracts visitors from all over the world who can view the magnificent sight of the setting sun.

Additional Facilities: Outside catering

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Additional Facilities: Lounge, parking (150+ cars), disabled

Location: City centre, Nairobi

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Flagship of the Sarova Hotels Group, The Sarova Stanley is Nairobi’s oldest hotel, built in 1902, with a rich and proud history. The Sarova Stanley has undergone an intensive programme of renovation. The hotel has three restaurants: the famous Thorn Tree Café, the Thai Chi, for authentic Thai cuisine, and the al fresco Pool Deck Restaurant.

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Additional Facilities: Shop, health club, business centre

UPPER HILL COUNTRY LODGE

Tribe – The Village Market Hotel

2nd Ngong Ave, Upper Hill PO Box 40842-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 288 1600 Fax: +254 (0)20 288 1599 Email: stay@countrylodge.co.ke www.countrylodge.co.ke

PO Box 300-00621, Village Market, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 720 0000 Email: reservations@tribehotel-kenya.com www.africanpridehotels.com/tribe

Location: Gigiri, Nairobi Set in the leafy suburb of Gigiri, just 10 minutes from Nairobi city centre, the hotel offers a combination of convenience, security and an unparalleled range of shopping and entertainment options for both tourists and business people visiting the city. The property has 142 rooms, lofts and suites plus a presidential wing, penthouse and apartments.

Location: Nairobi

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Upper Hill Country Lodge offers exceptional value in the Kenyan capital. Accommodation is affordable without any compromise on comfort, safety, quietness or cleanliness. Owned and operated by Fairview Hotel the lodge reflects three generations of experience in the hospitality industry.

Additional Facilities: Spa, shop

Additional Facilities: Parking, vending machine

Utalii Hotel

Windsor Golf HOTEL & CC

PO BOX 31067-00600, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 856 3540; 856 1201/2/7, 245 8627 Cell: +254 (0)722 205 891/2; 733 600 584; 733 410 005 Fax: +254 (0)20 856 0514 Email: utaliihotel@utalii.co.ke; reservations@utalii.co.ke www.utaliihotel@utalii.co.ke

PO Box 45587, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 856 2300; 356 5501-4 Cell: +254 (0)722 203 361 217 Fax: +254 (0)20 856 0160/1; 356 5506 Email: marketing@windsor.co.ke www.windsorgolfresort.com

Location: Thika Road, Nairobi

Location: Nairobi

Utalii Hotel is located 8 km from Nairobi city centre and is easily accessible from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. The hotel offers a peaceful country environment set in spacious and beautiful gardens. Excellent cuisine is offered with both à la carte and table d’hôte menus available.

Victorian-design buildings set within colourful landscaped gardens, overlooking a fusion of indigenous forest and a championship golf course, define the Windsor Golf Hotel & Country Club as East Africa’s premier resort. This is an environmental haven for wildlife and birdlife with man-made water features.

Additional Facilities: Air conditioned rooms, coffee shop,

tennis, parking, disabled facilities, live entertainment, children’s club, business centre, outside catering

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Additional Facilities: Golf, golf lessons, health club, tennis,

discotheque, shop, squash, beauty salon

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Coast Hotels Almanara Diani Beach Resort

Amani Tiwi Beach Resort

PO Box 5468-80401, Diani Beach, Mombasa Tel: +44 (0)1932 351 937 (UK) Cell: +254 (0)716 863 884 Email: info@almanararesort.com www.almanararesort.com

PO Box 1877-80400, Ukunda Tel/Fax: +44 (0)8450 772 247 Email: info@iksat.co.uk www.amanitiwibeachresort.com

Location: Tiwi Beach, South Coast

Location: Diani Beach

A private paradise set on 20 acres of lush tropical grounds; the resort is an eco-friendly haven boasting its own private beach, with all the comforts of the modern day. With 216 rooms, Amani Tiwi Beach Resort offers a mix of exciting activities and warm hospitality. Welcome to ‘Paradise under African skies.’

Located on Diani Beach, Almanara Diani Beach Resort offers six fully inclusive villas and one spectacular presidential villa. Complete with personal chef and maid services, this five-star resort offers guests a bespoke luxury experience while maintaining the genuine cultures of Africa.

Additional Facilities: Spa, water sports, personal butler service, diving, excursions

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Additional Facilities: Inter-connecting family rooms, diving, water sports, coffee shop, tennis, beauty salon

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Bamburi Beach Hotel Mombasa-Malindi Rd, PO Box 83966, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)41 548 5611/7 Fax: +254 (0)41 548 5900 Email: info@bamburibeachkenya.com; reservations@ bamburibeachkenya.com www.bamburibeachkenya.com

Location: Bamburi Beach The Bamburi Beach Hotel is conveniently located on the north coast and within reach of the international airport at Mombasa. This hotel offers the all-inclusive concept and is set amid lush tropical gardens, with extensive white sandy beaches overlooking the beautiful Indian Ocean.

Additional Facilities: Parking, Jacuzzi, squash, live enter-

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tainment, beauty salon

Baobab Beach Resort & Spa PO Box 32-80400, Ukunda Tel: +254 (0)20 205 7093/8 Fax: +254 (0)20 205 7092 Email: reservations@ baobab-beach-resort.com www.baobab-beach-resort.com

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Location: Diani Beach The Baobab Beach Resort & Spa is set within 80 acres of tropical gardens, overlooking the alluring beaches of the Indian Ocean. The resort consists of three luxurious properties – The Baobab, The Mardadi and Kole Kole.

Additional Facilities: Water sports, diving, tennis, spa, live entertainment, excursions

Baobab Holiday Resort

Blue Bay Village

PO Box 99527-80107, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)20 800 5498 Cell: +254 (0)720 631 113 Email: info@baobabholidayresort.com www.baobabholidayresort.com

PO Box 162, Watamu Tel: +254 (0)42 32 626 Fax: +254 (0)42 32 422 Email: bluebay@africaonline.co.ke www.igvclub.it

Location: Bamburi Beach

Location: Watamu

Baobab Holiday Resort is located off the new Malindi Road, on Mombasa’s north coast opposite the famous Bamburi Nature Trail, only 10 minutes’ walk from the beach. Accommodation at Baobab Holiday Resort ranges from luxury air conditioned rooms, to self-catering apartments ideal for families. All rooms have a high standard of decor and include air conditioning, safe, TV and minibars.

The Blue Bay Village is situated some 2 km from Watamu and 23 km south of Malindi on the Indian Ocean coast and overlooks the marine park. The property forms part of the iGV Club. All rooms, which have makuti roofs, have satellite TV and video. There is a choice of rooms: standard; standard with air conditioning; deluxe and suite.

Additional Facilities: Business centre, room service, air

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Additional Facilities: Fresh water swimming pool, volleyball,

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Coast Hotels Coral Key Beach Resort

Campers Haven & Jamboree Resort

Casuarina Rd, PO Box 556, Malindi Tel: +254 (0)42 30 717/718 Fax: +254 (0)42 30 715 Email: info@malindikey.com www.coralkeymalindi.com

Malindi Rd, Mombasa Cell: +254 (0)720 240 991 Email: campers_haven@yahoo.com

Location: Bamburi Beach

Location: Malindi

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Coral Key Beach Resort is located in Malindi and comprises 44 rooms under makuti roofs, all designed using local styles and themes and set in luxuriant gardens. For all-inclusive guests, the main restaurant offers a buffet service of light, tasty and quality meals blended with international specialities and themed evenings.

Additional Facilities: Spa, tennis, diving, volleyball, diving, fishing, beauty treatments, shop

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Diani Reef Beach Resort & Spa PO Box 35-80400, Ukunda Tel : +254 (0)40 320 2723; 320 3308 Fax: +254 (0)40 320 2196; 320 3067 Email: info@dianireef.com www.dianireef.com

Location: Diani Beach Set in 34 acres and nestling in the pristine white sands with 380 metres of beachfront overlooking the Indian Ocean, the luxurious and award-winning Diani Reef Beach Resort & Spa is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts. The Condé Nast Johansens Luxury Spas 2009 publication has commended the resort for having one of the world’s finest spa experiences.

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Additional Facilities: Spa, shops, children’s club, tennis,

squash

Diani Sea Lodge

Diani Sea Resort

PO Box 37-8400, Ukunda Cell: +254 (0)711 387 199 Fax: +254 (0)40 320 3439 Email: dianisea@africaonline.co.ke www.dianisea.de

Location: Diani Beach

PO Box 37-8400, Ukunda Tel: +254 (0)40 320 3438 Cell: +254 (0)711 387 028 Fax: +254 (0)40 320 3439 Email: dianisea@africaonline.co.ke www.dianisea.de

Diani Sea Lodge is an all-inclusive property located on the white sandy shores of Diani Beach, 30 km south of Mombasa. Accommodation consists of 151 bungalows and 10 comfortable rooms in a charming cottage. All rooms are air conditioned, have en-suite facilities and feature handmade Lamu-style furniture.

Diani Sea Resort is located on the white sandy shores of Diani Beach, 30 km south of Mombasa. The resort stands on a 10-acre plot with exotic gardens sloping to the sea. The main building contains entrance hall, dining room, lounge and a conference room.

Additional Facilities: Freshwater swimming pool, children’s

Location: Diani Beach

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pool, shop, health centre, tennis, mini golf, diving

tennis, squash, water sports, diving, fishing

Driftwood Beach Club

Eden Roc Hotel

PO Box 63-80200, Malindi Tel: +254 (0)20 2617 300 Cell: +254 (0)721 724 489; 734 747 133 Fax: +254 (0)42 213 0712 Email: reservations@driftwoodclub.com www.driftwoodclub.com

PO Box 350, Malindi Tel: +254 (0)42 20 480/1/2 Cell: +254 (0)720 909 853; 732 233 043 Fax: +254 (0)42 20 333 Email: info@edenrockenya.com www.edenrockenya.com

Location: Silversands Beach, 10 minutes from Malindi Airport

Location: Malindi

Informal, friendly, with excellent food and a relaxed ambience, The Driftwood is the last of the original-style Kenya coast hotels situated on the lovely Silversands Beach. Accommodation consists of 23 standard rooms, two luxury cottages and three villas. All rooms have air conditioning.

The Eden Roc Hotel is a family-owned holiday destination dating back to 1957 with a long history of providing luxury and comfort. It is composed of two main buildings and bungalows spread over a large tropical park. Apart from being a holiday resort, Eden Roc Hotel also hosts conferences – with two conference halls and a boardroom.

Additional Facilities: Wheelchair-friendly, beauty salon,

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Coast Hotels FLAMBOYANT BOUTIQUE HOTEL

Hemingways Resort

PO Box 53-80400, Ukunda Tel: +254 (0)40 320 2033 Cell: +254 (0)720 843 585 Fax: +254 (0)40 3202 223 Email: info@alibarbours.com www.flamboyant.co

Mida Creek Drive, PO Box 267-80202, Watamu Tel: +254 (0)42 233 2724; 42 233 2373 Cell: +254 (0)722 205 917; 733 411 112 Fax: +254 (0)42 233 2256; 42 233 2181; 42 2332255 Email: reservations@hemingways.co.ke www.hemingways.co.ke

Location: Diani Beach

Location: Watamu Marine Park

Set in a lush tropical garden, Flamboyant graces the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, protected by a hemline of coral reef, offering calm and serenity. Family-run, Flamboyant offers all-inclusive services and personal attention from dedicated personnel. Cuisine is seafood oriented; highlighting the Swahili coastal culinary specialities.

An oasis of peace and calm, nestling on one of the world’s top 10 beaches, for rest and relaxation few places on earth compare to Hemingways Resort, Watamu. Every one of the Hemingways’ beautifully appointed rooms offers delightful views of the Indian Ocean and endless white sand beach.

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Additional Facilities: Spa, tennis, shop, library, business

Additional Facilities: Tennis, squash, snooker, air conditioned rooms, safes in guest rooms

centre, fishing, dhow, glass bottom boat, snorkelling

Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort PO Box 73-80400, Ukunda Tel: +254 (0)40 320 3730 Fax: +254 (0)40 320 3551 Cell: +254 (0)721 672 111; 734 600 922 Email: infoiobc@jacarandahotels.com www.jacarandahotels.com

Location: Diani Beach Jacaranda Indian Ocean Beach Resort is a luxury resort situated 40 km south of Mombasa in an unrivalled setting. Designed in Swahili style, the resort has 100 air conditioned white- washed, makuti-roofed village styled rooms. The rooms have balconies, with some offering spectacular views.

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Additional Facilities: Tennis, diving, beauty treatments

Jumuia Conference & Beach Resort PO Box 46-80109, Mtwapa Tel: +254 (0)20 354 8318 Cell: +254 (0)710 288 043; 738 713 444 Email: reservations.kanamai@resortjumuia.com www.resortjumuia.com

Location: Kanamai Beach (30 km from Moi International Airport) Set on the beautiful Kanamai Beach with 300 metres of uninterrupted coast, Jumuia is the perfect getaway for business conferences, family holidays, weddings and honeymoons. In addition to standard guest rooms, there is a 100-bed facility suitable for the cost-conscious. The resort is non-alcoholic and non-smoking.

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Additional Facilities: Snack bar, sports facilities (football,

volleyball, water volleyball, water polo, aqua aerobics)

Kahama Hotel

Kaskazi Beach Hotel

PO Box 10626-80101, Mombasa Tel : +254 (0)41 548 5395 Cell: +254 (0)733 771 133; 729 487 446 Fax: +254 (0)41 548 5066 Email: kahamahotel@gmail.com; reservations@kahamahotel.co.ke www.kahamahotel.co.ke

PO Box 135-80400, Ukunda Tel: +254 (0)40 320 3725 Cell: +254 (0)715 400 370 Fax: +254 (0)40 320 2233 Email: kaskazi@africaonline.co.ke www.kaskazibeachhotel.com

Location: Bamburi Beach

Known for its good service, the Kaskazi Beach Hotel is located amid lush tropical vegetation. All rooms have sea views, en-suite bathrooms and balconies. Buffet-style breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in the main Karibu Restaurant. The à la carte restaurant Aladdin’s Grill Room serves a variety of fish and meat dishes.

Kahama Hotel is a well located, small cosy hotel offering low cost but luxurious rooms and Swahili penthouse apartments set in palm tree tropical grounds with a large swimming pool. The hotel also has a great sports bar with DJs, live bands and four cinema screens showing live satellite sports.

Additional Facilities: Air conditioned rooms, solar hot water, internet café, parking, free Wi-Fi, sports bar

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Additional Facilities: Shop, hair salon, massage, diving, air

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Coast Hotels Kilili Baharini Resort & Spa

Kinondo Kwetu

Casuarina Rd, PO Box 93, Malindi Tel: +254 (0)42 212 0169; 212 1264 Cell: +254 (0)77 020 6500 Fax: +254 (0)42 212 0634; 77 300 7637 Email: kilili-resort@swiftmalindi.com www.kililibaharini.com

PO Box 5445, Diani Beach Tel: +254 (0)40 330 0031 Cell: +254 (0)710 251 565 Email: info@kinondo-kwetu.com www.kinondo-kwetu.com

Location: Galu Beach

Location: Silversand Beach, 5 km from Malindi Airport Kilili Baharini is an exclusive complex, hidden within the greenery. It is the ideal place for complete relaxation and to experience an unforgettable part of Africa. There are 29 air conditioned, luxurious guest rooms, three prestigious suites, three junior suites, five swimming pools, two bars, a restaurant, a beauty and health spa and a fabulous white beach.

Home to Ida and Filip Andersson, Kinondo Kwetu is often described as a ‘home away from home’ – a paradise on the Kenyan coast. With various forms of accommodation, all surrounded by green shady gardens and just a few steps from the white sandy beach, Kinondo Kwetu can cater for up to 38 people. 35

Additional Facilities: Diving, motor/ sailboats, snorkelling, tennis, stables, beauty treatments, sauna

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Additional Facilities: Spa, breakfast served on the veranda,

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Kipungani Explorer

Kiwayu Safari Village

PO Box 74888-00200, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 444 6651; 444 7929 Fax: +254 (0)20 444 6600; 444 6533 Email: sales@heritagehotels.co.ke www.heritage-eastafrica.com

PO Box 55343-00200, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 600 0891; 600 0107; 600 8475 Cell: +254 (0)723 598 858; 735 598 858 Fax: +254 (0)20 600 6990 Email: kiwayu@kiwayu.com www.kiwayu.com

Location: Kipungani Channel, Lamu Kipungani Lamu is an incredibly romantic destination. The deserted beach is ideal for walks, as a wedding venue, or seafood beach dining. The property has a rustic luxury with makuti (thatch) and palm-mat bandas combined with kingsized beds and hammocks. Guests can laze by the pool, indulge in water sports or enjoy a cruise on a dhow.

Additional Facilities: Water sports, fishing, snorkelling, diving, kayaking, nature walks, health spa, excursions

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Kiwayu is a natural, simple but luxurious and secluded retreat. Established in 1973, the property is owned and run by the Pelizzoli family. The theme at the camp is informality; a swimming costume, kikoy (sarong), hat and sunglasses are all that guests need. The restaurant offers first-class cuisine, a mixture of Italian, Mediterranean and Swahili dishes.

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Additional Facilities: Water sports, snorkelling, fishing,

excursions around the Kiunga Marine Reserve

Leisure Lodge Resort

Leopard Beach Resort & Spa

PO Box 84383 Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)40 320 2620; 320 2011/4 Cell: +254 (0)733 333 309; 722 206 968 Fax: +254 (0)40 320 2046 Email: reservations@leisurelodgeresort.com www.leisurelodgeresort.de

PO Box 34-80400, Ukunda Tel: +254 (0)20 204 9271/2; 20 204 9270 Fax: +254 (0)40 3203 424 Cell: +254 (0)724 255 280; 733 202 721 Email: reservations@leopardbeachresort.com www.leopardbeachresort.com

Location: Diani Beach, South Coast

Location: Diani Beach

‘Truly Leisure, Truly Paradise’ is the motto at Leisure Lodge. The resort has recently been awarded the ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Certification, marking a major milestone in the hotel’s history. Accommodation is lavishly designed, with the focus on comfort and privacy.

This superbly renovated beach resort and spa on dazzling Diani Beach is the epitome of Swahili-style luxury, international cuisine and endless leisure choices. An ideal travel destination for incentives, it also boasts an adventure centre offering lots of activities and a multi-faceted conference centre. Accommodation comprises cottages and honeymoon suites, sea-facing superior and standard rooms.

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Additional Facilities: Casino, golf, diving, water sports,

glass bottom boat, fishing, tennis, shops, wellness centre, beauty salon, business centre

Additional Facilities: Spa, tennis, water sports

Lion in the Sun Resort

Makwetu Resorts

Marine Park Rd, PO Box 1056-80200, Malindi Tel: +254 (0)42 213 0066 Email: info@liongroup.co.ke www.lioninthesun.net

PO Box 34268-80118, Nyali, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)20 353 3752 Cell: +254 (0)720 609 584 Fax: +254 (0)41 476 025 Email: sales@makwetu.com www.makwetu.com

Location: Malindi Once one of the Kenya coast’s most exclusive and most majestic homesteads, the Lion in the Sun is now a unique exciting retreat just outside Malindi. The property is also one of only six exclusive Henri Chenot centres around the world and for those who are interested, the Chenot philosophy of well-being is fully integrated into the guest’s stay.

Additional Facilities: Spa, personal butler service

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Location: Nyali

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The Makwetu Resorts comprise 12 self-catering apartments and six studio rooms all of which are en-suite and air conditioned. Both the apartment and studios are suitable for either short or long-term let and can be booked on self-catering, bed and breakfast or half-board basis.

Additional Facilities: Gardens, parking, air conditioned rooms

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Coast Hotels Midview central Hotel

Milele Beach Hotel

Barracks Rd, Nyali PO Box 34306-80118, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)41 470 650/1/3/4 Cell: +254 (0)738 469 043; 713 726 290 Fax: +254 (0)41 470 652 Email: info@midviewhotels.com www.midviewhotels.com

New Malindi Rd, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)20 211 8312 Cell: +254 (0)729 403 649; 734 600 665 Fax: +254 (0)20 800 9013 Email: sales@milelebeach.com www.milelebeach.com

Location: North coast of Mombasa

Location: Nyali Midview Central Hotel is a smart and well-run hotel located in Nyali. The hotel covers five floors, with the top two floors benefiting from stunning ocean views. Guest rooms are modern and spacious with private balconies, key-card access and air conditioning.

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Milele Beach hotel, the first non-alcoholic, non-smoking Beach Hotel in East and Central Africa, is set within nine acres of colourful tropical gardens overlooking the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. The hotel captures the traditional Swahili architecture in an environment of white sandy beach and soothing breeze against the tropical palms.

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Additional Facilities: Air conditioned rooms, 24-hour room

Additional Facilities: Wellness centre, business centre, coffee shop, ice cream parlour, parking, baby-sitting

Mnarani CLUB

Mombasa Beach Hotel

PO Box 1008, Kilifi Tel: +254 (0)20 807 0501-4 Cell: +254 (0)727 288 166; +254 (0)733 333 579 Fax: +254 (0)20 807 0505 Email: mnaranireservations@oaks.co.za www.mnarani.co.za

Mt Kenya Rd, PO Box 90414, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)41 471 861-5 Fax: +254 (0)41 472 970 Cell: +254 (0)72 220 3143/4 Email: info@kenya-safari.co.ke www.kenya-safari.co.ke

Location: Kilifi

Location: Mombasa

Mnarani Club is situated on the cliffs of Kilifi overlooking the Indian Ocean – a fantastic location in a peaceful and picturesque part of the north Kenyan coast. The atmosphere is relaxed and the service is always personal. The property was recently voted one of the top 10 bargain hotels in Africa by Travelers’ Choice®.

Built on a cliff to capture the allure of Kenya’s Indian Ocean, Mombasa Beach Hotel offers the ideal beach holiday. Each of the balconies of the 150 air conditioned rooms and seven VIP suites allows visitors an uninhibited view of the ocean’s expanse as well as the tranquil tropical gardens.

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Additional Facilities: Private beach, sailing lessons, squash, crazy golf, spa, diving school

games, water sports; sailing, windsurfing, snorkelling, diving

Mombasa Continental Resort PO Box 10649-80101, Bamburi, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)20 219 1750-2 Cell: +254 (0)73 443 3433; 73 492 7927 Fax: +254 (0)20 219 1753 Email: reservations: reservations@mcr.kengahotels.co.ke www.mombasacontinentalresort.co.ke

Location: Bamburi Beach Mombasa Continental Resort is a fresh and exciting establishment that reflects the beautiful history of Mombasa, combining all the influences that created the Swahili language and culture.

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Additional Facilities: Diving, water sports, excursions, air

conditioned rooms, discotheque, disabled facilities

Mombasa Sai Resort PO Box 85111-80100, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)41 548 6000 Fax: +254 (0)41 548 6289 Email: mombasasairesort@safaricom.com; msa.sai.resort.resort@jambomail.com

Location: Bamburi Beach Mombasa Sai Resort is conveniently located on the North Coast of Mombasa among the other major hotels on the Bamburi Beach and short distance from all the major restaurants, clubs, entertainment and shops. The resort caters for couples and families who want a beach holiday in a quiet and personalised hotel that is reasonably priced and provides all basic amenities.

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Coast Hotels MSAMBWENI BEACH HOUSE & PRIVATE VILLAS

Neptune Beach Resort Bamburi, PO Box 83125, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)41 548 5701/3 Fax: +254 (0)41 548 5705 Email: reservations@neptunehotels.com www.neptunehotels.com

PO Box 51-80404, Msambweni Tel: +254 (0)20 357 7093 Cell: +254 (0)723 69 7346 Fax: +254 (0)20 213 7599 Email: msambwenihouse@yahoo.com www.msambweni-house.com

Location: Bamburi Beach

Location: Msambweni, South Coast Msambweni Beach House & Private Villas are in a quiet, unique setting on a stretch of completely unspoilt sandy beach surrounded by 28 acres of natural land. The property is designed in Lamu style with whitewashed intricate features, high-beamed ceilings, makuti roofs and locally hand-carved furniture.

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The Neptune Beach Resort is located on the silver sands of Bamburi Beach, offering the serenity of a true ocean retreat with easy access to the historical heart of Mombasa. Delicious local and international dishes are served in the large open-air and covered dining areas. There is a beautiful freeflow pool just a few steps away from the beach.

Additional Facilities: Diving, fishing, snorkelling,

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Additional Facilities: Shop, air conditioned rooms, parking, lounge

Neptune Paradise Village Resort

Neptune Palm Beach Resort PO Box 696, Ukunda Tel: +254 (0)40 320 2353 Fax: +254 (0)40 320 3019 Email: reservations@neptunehotels.com www.neptunehotels.com

Location: Galu Beach

Galu Beach, PO Box 696, Ukunda Tel: +254 (0)40 320 3061/4 Fax: +254 (0)40 320 3019 Email: reservations@neptunehotels.com www.neptunehotels.com

The Neptune Palm Beach Resort is located at Galu Beach, on Mombasa’s south coast. Laid out as quaint cottages and designed in traditional style, all rooms have balconies, double beds, telephones, room safes and en-suite bathrooms. The Mnazi restaurant serves a buffet-style breakfast, lunch and dinners and drinks are served with meals as part of the allinclusive package.

Neptune Paradise Village is located 32 km south of Mombasa in 25 acres of landscaped gardens stretching down to one of the most spectacular beaches in East Africa. There is a choice of menus, including theme nights and speciality cuisines, served in two main restaurants and two Ă  la carte grills.

Location: Diani Beach

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Additional Facilities: Mosquito nets, afternoon tea, air

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North Coast Beach Hotel

Nyali International Beach Hotel

PO Box 89926-80100, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)20 203 7784/5 Fax: +254 (0)20 202 3523 Cell: +254 (0)722 209 458; 733 409 430 Email: info@northcoastbeachhotel.co.ke www.northcoastbeachhotel.co.ke

PO Box 90581,Nyali, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)20 264 8100 Cell: +254 (0)733 700 533 Fax: +254 (0)20 264 8200 Email: sales@nyaliinternational.com www.nyaliinternational.com

Location: Kilifi

Additional Facilities: Air conditioned rooms, live entertain-

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North Coast Beach Hotel is an all-inclusive club offering a one-price holiday on the coast of Mombasa. The lively resort is located 40 minutes from Moi International Airport. The service and the Kenyan smile set the trend for excitement and romance which keeps guests coming back year after year.

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The four-star Nyali International Beach Hotel opened in 1946 and has a reputation for hospitality and excellence. Located 10 km from Mombasa and set in 20 acres of tropical gardens, the hotel has retained its charm.

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Additional Facilities: Water sports, diving (close to the

ment, beauty salon, shop, business centre.

Great Nyali Reef), close proximity to Nyali Golf Course

Ocean Sports Resort PO Box 208, Mida Creek Road, Watamu Cell: +254 (0)724 389 732 Fax: +254 (0)42 32 266 Email: reservations@oceansports.net www.oceansports.net

Location: Watamu Privately owned and managed, Ocean Sports Resort is a perfectly unique destination, with exquisite views of the Indian Ocean. The ambience is friendly and unpretentious and guests are looked after by enthusiastic staff. A small, stylish and sociable beach resort for free spirits and families.

Additional Facilities: Disabled facilities, bike/kayaks rental, fishing, diving, snorkelling, horse riding, shop, beauty treatments, tennis, parking

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Coast Hotels Pinewood Beach Resort & Spa

Pa Pweza Adamsville Beach Suites

PO Box 90521, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)20 208 0981/ 2 Fax: +254 (0)40 330 0045 Email: info@pinewood-beach.com www.pinewood-beach.com

PO Box 34269, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)41 548 0340 Fax: +254 (0)41 548 0343 Cell: +254 (0)727 531 259 Email: info@papwezasuites.com www.papwezasuites.com

Location: Galu Beach, next to Diani Beach

Location: Mombasa Pa Pweza’s architectural design blends Swahili and Arab culture with a contemporary feel. The Pweza Restaurant is a modern brasserie that delivers friendly attentive service, delicious food and cocktails.

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Pinewood Beach is a multi-award-winning boutique beach resort where natural beauty and inspired design are merged to create a perfect holiday destination. The property recently received the ‘Best Bargains, Africa’ award from TripAdvisor. The new in-house Aqualand now offers one of the most comprehensive water sports facilities on the coast.

Additional Facilities: Spa, four restaurants, TV lounge,

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business centre, forex counter, safari desk, swim-up bar

Plaza Beach Hotel Bamburi Beach, PO Box 88299, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)41 548 5321/4 Fax:+254 (0)41 548 5325 Email: info@plazabeachhotel.co.ke www.plazabeach.co.ke

Location: Bamburi Beach Situated on the gleaming white powder sands of Bamburi Beach, the Plaza Beach Hotel offers the amenities and comforts of a small, luxurious, ‘boutique style’ executive hotel. The main restaurant serves themed buffet-style dinners, with a variety of tropical and international cuisine, while the speciality restaurant features à la carte dishes and seafood.

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Additional Facilities: Business centre, massage parlour,

shop, beauty salon

Reef Hotel PO Box 82234, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)41 471 771-2 Cell: +254 (0)722 270 769 Fax: +254 (0)41 471 349 Email: info@reefhotelkenya.com www.reefhotelkenya.com

Location: Nyali, north Mombasa Reef Hotel is one of the most popular international beach resort hotels in Kenya. The property is family-friendly, relaxed and offers affordable alternatives for holiday, business or conference guests. Guests enjoy lavish buffets for lunch and dinner, and on theme nights, romantic candle-lit dinners. There are also weekly barbecues.

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Additional Facilities: Air conditioned rooms, crazy golf, three swimming pools, sports bar, tennis, Jacuzzi

Sai Rock Hotel

SANDIES TROPICAL VILLAGE

New Mombasa-Malindi Rd PO Box 83063-80100 Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)41 548 7644 / 5 Cell: +254 (0)726 270 036; (0)734 270 036 Wireless: +254 (0)20 801 3597 Fax: +254 (0)41 548 7646 Email: info@sairock.co.ke; gm@sairock.co.ke www.sairock.co.ke

PO Box 68, Casurina Rd, Malindi Tel: +254 (0)42 212 0444 Fax: +255 (0)42 213 1872 Email: info.tropical@planhotel.com www.planhotel.com

Location: Silversand Beach, five minutes from Malindi

Location: Bamburi Beach Sai Rock Hotel is situated on Bamburi Beach with breathtaking views over the Indian Ocean. In a beautiful setting of an architectural masterpiece, this exclusive hotel was built using a subtle blend of coastal and modern architecture.

Additional Facilities: Air conditioned rooms, Jacuzzi, spa, business centre, beauty salon, massage, shop, water sports

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Sandies Tropical Village is an exclusive four-star resort with a lovely beachfront. The property is a charming oasis of tranquillity and elegance with all the advantages of the all-inclusive service. Dining options include a buffet or an à la carte menu at the main restaurant; snacks and drinks available throughout the day at a choice of three bars.

Additional Facilities: Water sports, diving, daily and evening

entertainment programme, spa, baby-sitting, doctor

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Coast Hotels Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa

Scorpio Villas Mnarani Rd, PO Box 368-80200, Malindi Tel : +254 (0)42 212 0194; 42 212 0892 Cell: +254 (0)700 437 680 Fax: +254 (0)42 212 1250 Email: bookings@scorpio-villas.com www.scorpio-villas.com

Mombasa/Malindi Rd, PO Box 90173-80100, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)41 548 5926/9; 20 212 8000 Fax: +254 (0)41 548 5652 Email: reservations@sarovahotels.com www.sarovahotels.com

Location: Bamburi Beach

Location: Malindi

Set in 22 acres of tropical gardens, with palm trees and fish ponds, Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort & Spa features one of the finest and longest beaches in East Africa. The Pavilions Restaurant is the main dining restaurant offering exceptional buffet-style cuisine with amazing nightly themed cuisine.

Scorpio Villas is located 2 km from the centre of Malindi in a splendid tropical setting with views of the Indian Ocean and its crystal-clear waters. There are two bars: the Mango Tree Bar and the Palm Beach Bar.

Additional Facilities: Excursions, diving, library, shop

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Serena Beach Hotel & Spa PO Box 90352-80100, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)20 354 8771-4 Cell: +254 (0)733 584 500-2; 727 424 201-3 Email: mombasa@serena.co.ke www.serenahotels.com

Location: Mombasa Serena Beach Hotel & Spa offers an oasis of tranquillity while delivering a unique mix of high-action water sports, sybaritic sun worship, world-class cuisine and vibrant nightlife. Styled to resemble an ancient Swahili village, the hotel is set in extensive palm-shaded grounds and centred on a sky-blue swimming pool with a thatched bar and crystal waters cascading into a tiled market square.

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Additional Facilities: Water sports, shop, diving, health club, spa, inter-connecting family rooms

Severin Sea Lodge Bamburi Beach, Malindi Rd, PO Box 82169-80100, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)41 548 5001-5; 20 286 4247/8; 20 2004153/4 Cell: +254 (0)733 645 444; 722 284 682; 710 536 097; 733 645 444 Fax: +254 (0)41 548 5212 Email: severin@severin-kenya.com www.severin-kenya.com

Location: On Bamburi Beach Severin Sea Lodge is located directly on the shores of the Indian Ocean on Bamburi Beach. The hotel has been constructed in traditional Swahili style with accommodation in round bungalows. The main buildings and two swimming pools are harmoniously located within a vast grove of palms.

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SOUTHERN PALMS BEACH RESORT

Sun n Sand Beach Resort

PO Box 363, Ukunda Tel: +254 (0)40 320 3721; 320 3360/4 Cell: +254 (0)72 220 3166; 73 333 3366 Fax: +254 (0)40 320 3381 Email: infodesk@southernpalmskenya.com www.southernpalmskenya.com

Off Mombasa/Malindi Rd, PO Box 2-80109, Mtwapa Tel: +254 (20) 205 7950/1/2/3 Cell: +254 (0)722 204 799; 204 333 Fax: +254 (20) 205 7954 Email: admin@sunnsand.co.ke www.sunnsand.info

Location: Diani Beach

Location: Mtwapa

Southern Palms Beach Resort is situated on stunning Diani Beach, about 35 km south of Mombasa. This four-star resort was built and opened in 1992 and has subsequently earned a reputation for its warm hospitality. The property boasts two large free-form swimming pools – one with complete with a Jacuzzi.

Set among 18 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens with stunning beach frontage, Sun n’ Sand Beach Resort is located on Kikambala Beach, Mtwapa. The hotel’s business centre offers services as well as conference facilities. Guests have a choice of six restaurants, including themed dinners, à la carte seafood and Italian and Chinese cuisine.

Additional Facilities: Beach volleyball, football, water sports,

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Coast Hotels Sunrise Resort Apartments & Spa

Surfside Villas PO Box 81821-80100, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)41 548 6074; 548 6074 Cell: +254 (0)733 865 291 Fax: +254 (0)41 222 5661 Email: aicmombasa@apollo.co.ke www.surfbeachvillas.com

PO Box 34180-80118, Nyali, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)20 357 6010/1 Fax: +254 (0)20 357 6017 Email: info@sunriseresort.co.ke www.sunriseresortkenya.com

Location: Nyali Sunrise Resort Apartments & Spa is located in the upmarket beach-side area of Nyali, just north of Mombasa. All apartments are two-bedroomed and include private balcony, sitting room, two toilets and a shower room, air conditioning, a full kitchenette, sitting room and are fitted with a wireless internet connection.

Location: Bamburi

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Additional Facilities: Spa, traditional Thai massage parlour,

Swahili beach

Temple Point Resort (SALAMA BEACH HOTEL)

PO Box 5202-80401, Diani Tel: +254 (0)20 651 531/2; 552 887; 828 598 Fax: +254 (0)20 651 519; 552 887 Cell: +254 (0)733 834 325; 722 610 549 Email: info@swahilibeach.com www.swahilibeach.com

PO Box 296-80202, Watamu Tel: +254 (0)42 233 2057/8; 233 2275 Cell: +254 (0)722 204 131 Fax: +254 (0)42 233 2289 Email: sales@templepointresort.co.ke www.templepointresort.com

Location: Diani Beach

Location: Mida Creek, Watamu

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Additional Facilities: Coffee shop, spa, water sports, busi-

Temple Point Resort is located in Watamu’s Mida Creek. Set in lush gardens the atmosphere reflects a delightful private home, with luxury accommodation in tastefully decorated Swahilistyle rooms. The elegant restaurant offers a range of local and international dishes complemented by choice of bars. diving, tennis, pizzeria

Travellers Beach Hotel & CLUB

Turtle Bay Beach Club

PO Box 87649-80100, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)41 548 5121/6 Cell: +254 (0)720 648 708 Fax: +254 (0)41 548 6109 Email: sales@travellershtl.com; travhtls@africaonline.co.ke www.travellersbeach.com

PO Box 10-80202, Watamu Tel: +254 (0)42 233 2003; 233 2080; 233 2226 Cell: +254 (0)721 830 604; 734 601 066 Fax: +254 (0)42 233 2268; 233 2345 Email: special@turtlebay.co.ke www.turtlebaykenya.com

Location: Bamburi Beach

Location: Watamu Marine National Park

Travellers Beach Hotel & Club is located on a white sandy beach just 12 km north of Mombasa and prides itself on being the finest all-inclusive club in the area. The Suli Suli Grill and Bahari Grill serve informal meals during the day. Dinner is served in the main restaurant overlooking the pool.

Located on one of the top five rated beaches in the world, Turtle Bay offers excellent water sports facilities in a National Marine Park which hosts an abundant variety of fish and marine life. Appealing to a wide range of visitors, it’s no surprise that this friendly hotel attracts visitors back year after year.

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Additional Facilities: Shop, water sports, diving school,

Additional Facilities: Business centre, excursions, shop,

tailor, bikes, tennis, diving school, water sports, parking

ramps/grips in the bath for the handicapped

Voyager Beach Resort PO Box 34117-80118, Reef Rd, Nyali Tel: +254 (0)20 444 6651; 444 7929 Fax: +254 (0)20 444 6600; 444 6533 Email: sales@heritagehotels.co.ke www.heritage-eastafrica.com

Location: 7 km north of Mombasa

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Voyager Beach Resort is a ship-themed resort ‘moored’ on a stunning beach. The ‘cruise ship’ docks at different ports every evening, with themed cuisine and ‘on-board’ family entertainment, including classic Broadway musicals. The resort is ideal for family groups, young ‘sailors’, honeymoon couples, as well as older seafarers.

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Additional Facilities: Discotheque, fishing, shop

business centre, ice cream parlour

The property has been built using state-of-the-art technologies to ensure minimum ecological impact.

Surfside Villas forms part of Surfside Beach Club and is located at Bamburi, about 12 km north of Mombasa. Guests are accommodated in beautiful self-contained and fully furnished two-bedroom villas. Each villa is air conditioned and features a spacious lounge, dining room and well equipped kitchen as well as a swimming pool and beach bar.

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Lodges Alliance Naro Moru River Lodge

Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge

PO Box 18-10105, Naro Moru Tel: +254 (0)724 082 754; +254 (0)623 1047 Email: info@naromoruriverlodge.com www.naromoruriverlodge.com

PO Box 48690, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)45 622 361, 622 622 Fax: +254 (0)45 622 430 Email: amboseli@serena.co.ke www.serenahotels.com

Location: Mount Kenya The Alliance Naro Moru River Lodge is set in the foothills of Mount Kenya and is a base for climbers. The lodge stands on the equator between Nyeri and Nanyuki at an altitude of 1,982 metres. Set in beautiful tropical gardens, it offers excellent trout fishing and is a paradise for birdwatchers. Two restaurants offer a range of cuisine. The lodge has a team of guides to take guests up Mount Kenya to Point Lenana.

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Amboseli Serena Safari Lodge has a spectacular setting in a copse of giant acacia trees beside a natural spring in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro. With its Maasai architecture, the lodge has been designed to harmonise perfectly with the environment.

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Additional Facilities: Game drives, sundowners, community

Additional Facilities: Mountain climbing, game drives

visits, tribal dancing

Amboseli Sopa Lodge PO Box 72630-00200 Tel: +254 (0)20 361 6000 Cell: +254 (0)72 220 6328; 73 361 0060 Fax: +254 (0)20 375 1507 Email: info@sopalodges.co.ke www.sopalodges.com

Location: On the Edge of Amboseli National Park In the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro resides the Amboseli Sopa Lodge. Set in 200 acres of land, the property is not far from where Ernest Hemingway lived when writing ‘The Snows of Kilimanjaro’. Amboseli National Reserve is home to the Maasai community, over 400 species of breeding birds and is abundant with rare and wonderful wildlife.

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Additional Facilities: Parking, disabled facilities, climbing

Ashnil Aruba Lodge PO Box 90738-80100, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)20 2166 338/9 Cell: +254 (0)722 414 487 Fax: +254 (0)20 216 6340 Email: sales@ashnilhotels.com www.ashnilhotels.com

Location: Tsavo East National Park Ashnil Aruba Lodge is named after the Aruba dam – a body of water that attracts abundant wildlife in Tsavo East National Park. All guest rooms have a terrace overlooking the Aruba dam. Various exciting activities are offered at the lodge, including game drives and guided nature walks.

Additional Facilities: Shop, garage, gas station, car wash bay

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Ashnil Samburu Lodge

Fairmont Mara Safari Club

PO Box 10557-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 356 6970/1 Cell: +254 (0)717 612 499 Fax: +254 (0)20 356 6974 Email: sales@ashnilhotels.com; info@ashnilhotels.com www.ashnilhotels.com

c/o Harry Thuku Rd, PO Box 58581-00200, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 216 940 Fax: +254 (0)20 216 796 Email: kenya.reservations@fairmont.com www.fairmont.com

Location: Masai Mara National Reserve

Location: Buffalo Springs National Reserve, Samburu Ashnil Samburu Camp sits in Buffalo Springs Game Reserve, which takes its name from an oasis of crystal-clear water at the western end of the reserve. It is separated from Samburu National Reserve by Ewaso Nyiro River and is less hilly and dense yet equally attractive.

Additional Facilities: Shop, garage, gas station, car wash bay

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A tented sanctuary lying at the foot of the Aitong Hills, the Fairmont Mara Safari Club is surrounded on three sides by the Mara River at the edge of the Masai Mara National Reserve. Accommodation at the Mara Safari Club is completely at one with nature, offering a captivating retreat set in lush surroundings. Each of the luxurious tents looks out over the Mara River.

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Additional Facilities: Library, game drives, bush dinners, walking and balloon safari

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Lodges Great Rift Valley Lodge & Golf Resort Tel: +254 (0)50 500 47/8 Fax: +254 (0)20 444 6600; 444 6533 Email: sales@heritagehotels.co.ke www.heritage-eastafrica.com

Location: Eburru Mountain – Great Rift Valley The Great Rift Valley Lodge & Golf Resort borrows its name from the valley. It sits majestically on the mighty Eburru Mountain and each room shows a facet of the valley’s dynamic vistas. Built around an 18-hole golf course, the lodge offers various types of accommodation from private villas to luxury rooms.

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Additional Facilities: Golf, excursions, hot water springs,

birding, horse riding, nature walks, children’s club, boating

Impala Safari Lodge

Keekorok Lodge

PO Box 85479-80100, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)20 210 8174 Cell: +254 (0)713 817 115 Email: info@impalasafarilodge.com; sales@impalasafarilodge.com www.impalasafarilodge.com

c/o Wilderness Lodges, PO Box 42788-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 630 392 Fax: +254 (0)20 630 384 Email: info@wildernesslodges.co.ke www.wildernesslodges.co.ke

Location: Masai Mara National Reserve

Location: 5 km from the Tsavo East National Park entrance Impala Safari Lodge is located in Voi, 334 km from Nairobi and 151 km from Mombasa, and has spectacular views across the Sagala Hills. The property is tastefully designed and offers both cottages and tents with a lounge and rooms ideal for families or friends who want to stay together in a secluded private setting.

Additional Facilities: Game drives, birdwatching, nature

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Located in 80 acres and refurbished in 2006, Keekorok Lodge is set within the Masai Mara National Reserve. Accommodation comprises 89 double rooms, eight superior rooms and four suites and stone-built bungalows with private balconies and en-suite bathrooms. Most rooms overlook the reserve and others look into a large garden.

Additional Facilities: Hot air ballooning, birdwatching,

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walks, sundowners

Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge PO Box 48690, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)45 340 000 Fax: +254 (0)45 622 470 Email: kilaguni@serena.co.ke www.serenahotels.com

Location: Tsavo West National Park Located in the heart of Tsavo West National Park, with its huge population of elephants, Kilaguni Serena Safari Lodge was the first to be built in a national park and has long been a favourite of international tourists. The lodge has a terrace from which guests can view the spectacular African sunsets.

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Additional Facilities: Game drives, excursions, shop, nature

walks, live entertainment, beauty treatments, library

Lake Elementaita Lodge PO Box 561, Nakuru Tel: +254 (0)51 850 863/833 Fax: +254 (0)51 850 863 Email: bookings@jacarandahotels.com www.jacarandahotels.com

Location: Nakuru The Lake Elementaita Lodge was formerly known as the Kekopey ranch and was built by the English settler Lord Galbraith Cole in 1916. It still retains the features and atmosphere of an early colonial home. Now managed independently, the property has a good reputation for hosting functions of all kinds with highly professional services and facilities.

Additional Facilities: Outside catering, nature walks, horse

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Lodges Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort

Lake Nakuru Lodge

PO Box 72630-00200, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 361 6000 Cell: +254 (0)722 206 328; 733 610 060 Fax: +254 (0)20 375 1507 Email: info@sopalodges.co.ke www.sopalodges.com

PO Box 561, Nakuru Tel: +254 (0)20 2733695/6; 51 850 228 Fax: +254 (0)20 273 3698 Email: nakuru@lakenakurulodge.org www.lakenakurulodge.com

Location: Great Rift Valley

Location: Southern Shores of Lake Naivasha Situated on the southern shores of Lake Naivasha, secondlargest of the only two freshwater lakes in Kenya’s Great Rift Valley, Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort is an impressive property with a dramatic backdrop. The lake is a stage for some magnificent storms and was named Nai Pasha (rough water) by the Masai tribes.

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Lake Nakuru National Park has achieved an international fame as a birdwatchers’ paradise and an animal sanctuary with white and black rhinos. The eco friendly lodge blends in with the surroundings. There is accommodation for 170 people in family rooms, deluxe rooms and suites. The property is known for its hospitality, competent staff, great cuisine, outside catering, bush barbecues, African nights and sundowners.

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Additional Facilities: Game drives, shop, horse riding

Additional Facilities: Parking, disabled facilities

Leopard Rock Lodge c/o PO Box 34464-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 600 0031 Cell: +254 (0)733 920 082; 736 333 100 Fax: +254 (0)20 600 0031 Email: leopardmico@wananchi.com; leopardrock@leopardrocklodge.com www.leopardmico.com

Location: Meru National Park Leopard Rock Lodge is an ecologically upmarket safari lodge built on 3.5 km of river frontage. It is situated on the equator in the heart of George and Joy Adamson country. The lodge is one of a kind, unfenced, open to wildlife and often visited by giraffes, elephants, lions and buffalos.

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Additional Facilities: Game drives, walking guide, museum,

Jacuzzi, shop

Loisaba PO Box 1348, Nanyuki Tel +254 (0)62 31 072 Email: enquiries@loisaba.com www.loisaba.com

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Location: Nanyuki Its remote location, in a 61,000 acre private wildlife conservancy, makes Loisaba Lodge a unique and tranquil safari experience. Loisaba Lodge is perched on the edge of a plateau facing Mount Kenya, with each of the seven en-suite guest rooms offering extraordinary views of the surrounding landscape. Each of these rooms opens onto its own private deck. In addition, Loisaba has two sets of starbed locations: Kiboko and Koija Starbeds.

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Additional Facilities: Tennis, spa, game drives, shop,

community visits, horse riding

Mara Serena Safari Lodge

Mara Simba Lodge

PO Box 48690, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)50 22 253; 22 137 Fax: +254 (0)50 22 382 Email: mara@serena.co.ke www.serenahotels.com

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c/o PO Box 66601-00800, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)50 22 590 Fax: +254 (0)50 50 308 Email: sales@simbalodges.com www.simbalodges.com

Location: Masai Mara National Reserve

Location: Masai Mara National Reserve

Set on a high ridge in the Masai Mara National Reserve, the Mara Serena Safari Lodge offers spectacular views. Mara Serena is a modern interpretation of a traditional African village of domed huts, spaced apart to allow guests an uninterrupted view of the landscape.

Mara Simba Lodge was conceived as the ultimate lodge in the Masai Mara National Reserve. Overlooking a dramatic bend in the Talek River, with grounds extending for almost 1 km along the river bank, the lodge is designed to complement its natural setting. The restaurant offers an excellent choice of meat dishes and vegetarian menus.

Additional Facilities: Hot air ballooning, community visits, game drives, nature walks, shop, business centre, library

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Lodges Masai Mara Sopa Lodge PO Box 72630-00200, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 361 6000 Cell: +254 (0)72 220 6328; 733 610 060 Fax: +254 (0)20 375 1507 Email: info@sopalodges.co.ke www.sopalodges.com

Location: Masai Mara National Reserve Masai Mara Sopa Lodge is located on the furthermost eastern corner of the Masai Mara National Reserve on a hillside of the Oloolamuita Valley. The lodge blends in perfectly with its surroundings and the interior style reflects traditional Maasai culture. In Maasai the word ‘sopa’ means ‘welcome’ and at Mara Sopa all guests are ensured the very warmest of welcomes.

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Additional Facilities: Parking, disabled facilities

Mpata Safari Club c/o 20th Floor, Anniversary Towers, University Way PO Box 58402, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 221 7015; 244 987; 310 867 Cell: +254 (0)72 240 2249; 733 067 4284 Fax: +254 (0)20 310 859; 222 9420 Email: mpata4@africaonline.co.ke www.mpata-masaimara.com

Location: Oloololo escarpment, Masai Mara Mpata Safari Club is located right on the top of the Oloololo escarpment overlooking the Masai Mara National Reserve and close to the Tanzanian border. From the club there are stunning panoramic views across the plains.

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Additional Facilities: Library; suites have large lounge,

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Naivasha Simba Lodge

Ngulia Safari Lodge

PO Box 66601-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 434 3960-2; 444 4401-2 Fax: +254 (0)20 434 3963; 444 4403 Email: sales@simbalodges.com www.simbalodges.com

Ground Floor, Utali House, Uhuru Highway PO Box 42013, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 344 201/2/5; 311 474-9; 229 751/2; 224 4173 Fax: +254 (0)20 222 2661 Email: sales@kenya-safari.co.ke www.safari-hotels.com

Location: Lake Naivasha Opened in 2003, Naivasha Simba Lodge comprises 70 standard rooms all overlooking one of Kenya’s most dramatic and best-known Great Rift Valley lakes. Each room has en-suite facilities, a private balcony and overhead fan. The lodge’s restaurant serves mouth-watering food from around the world in a buffet-style format.

Additional Facilities: Shop, health centre, sauna, beauty treatments, tennis, nature walks, boat rides

Location: Tsavo West National Park

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Ngulia Safari Lodge is located in Tsavo West National Park on the edge of the Ndawe Escarpment with panoramic views of the sweeping plains. The nearby waterhole is floodlit to allow guests to see nocturnal animals, including leopards, coming to quench their thirst. A special gallery enables hippos to be viewed underwater.

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Additional Facilities: Birdwatching

Ol Donyo Wuas Lodge PO Box 24133-00502, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 600 0457; 600 5108; 600 5980 Fax: +254 (0)20 600 5008 Email: info@bush-and-beyond.com www.oldonyowuas.com

Location: Between Amboseli and Tsavo National Parks Located midway between Amboseli and Tsavo National Parks, Ol Donyo Wuas Lodge is on a private 275,000 acre group ranch that looks up to Kilimanjaro and over fabulous savannahs. Ol Donyo Wuas is small and intimate, with only six suites including family suites with private lounges, private pools and beautiful ‘star bed’ rooftop sleepouts.

Additional Facilities: Mountain biking, hiking, excursions, massage, community visits, game drives

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Lodges Ol Tukai Lodge

Rondo Retreat Centre

Off Rhapta Rd, Westlands, PO Box 45403-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 444 5514 Fax: +254 (0)20 444 8493 Email: oltukai@manrikgroup.com www.oltukailodge.com

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Location: Amboseli National Park Located in the heart of the Amboseli National Park, Ol Tukai Lodge is a high-class tourist resort and one of the best spots in the world to see elephants and other wildlife. The lodge offers wonderful views of Mount Kilimanjaro, and its design was inspired by the beautiful topography to take advantage of the flat plains on one side and the acacia forest on the other.

PO Box 2153-50100, Kakamega Tel: +254 (0)56 30 268 Cell: +254 (0)733 299 149; 735 894 474 Fax: +254 (0)56 31 057 Email: rondo@trinityfellowship.or.ke www.rondoretreat.com

Location: Kakamega Forest, 20 km from Kakamega Kakamega Forest is the only rain forest in Kenya. Trinity Fellowship, a non-profit-registered society, runs Rondo Retreat within the forest. The restaurant provides tasty meals and after-dinner coffee is provided in the sitting room. In the afternoons, tea is served on the veranda.

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Additional Facilities: Hiking trails, stunning viewpoints,

Additional Facilities: Game drives, live entertainment, shop

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Royal Mara Safari Lodge

Samburu Game Lodge

PO Box 260-00621, Village Market, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 883 046; 201 8169 Fax: +254 (0)20 712 3357 Email: reservations@royalmara.com www.royalmara.com

c/o Wilderness Lodges, PO Box 42788-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 650 392 Fax: +254 (0)20 650 384 Email: info@wildernesslodges.com www.wildernesslodges.co.ke

Location: Mara North Conservancy

Location: Samburu National Reserve

Situated directly on the Great Migration route, Royal Mara Safari Lodge offers a thrilling safari experience. The wealth of game around the lodge is perfect for guests wanting to discover the Big Five. The lodge makes every dining experience unique, with dinner served in a variety of locations, from the dining room overlooking the hippo pool to barbecue bush dinners in the open savannah.

Set in 10 acres in Samburu National Reserve and on the slopes of the Ol Olokwe Mountain, Samburu Game Lodge is a place for guests to experience true wilderness and serenity. All of the 61 cottages, rooms and suites are decorated using the finest materials and fabrics. All have en-suite bathrooms and private balconies overlooking the river.

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Additional Facilities: Shop, live entertainment, game drives

Additional Facilities: Walking safaris, hot air ballooning,

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Samburu Serena Safari Lodge PO Box 48690, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 284 2000 Fax: +254 (0)20 271 8103 Email: samburu@serena.co.ke www.serenahotels.com

Location: Samburu National Reserve In the flash flooding that occurred on 4 March 2010 in Samburu National Park, most of the lodges and camps in the area, including Samburu Serena Safari Lodge, suffered significant damage. Samburu Serena Safari Lodge is currently closed as the owners review the situation and assess the full extent of the damage.

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Additional Facilities: Game drives

Samburu Sopa Lodge PO Box 72630-00200, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 361 6000 Cell: +254 (0)72 220 6328; 73 361 0060 Fax: +254 (0)20 375 1507 Email: info@sopalodges.co.ke www.sopalodges.com

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Location: Samburu National Reserve Samburu Sopa Lodge is built overlooking the wildlife-rich banks of the Ewaso Nyiro River within the Samburu National Reserve. The lodge is on raised ground, allowing panoramic views of distant Samburu Hills on one side and Mount Kenya on the other. The public areas are airy and spacious with views of the surrounding terrain.

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Additional Facilities: Game drives

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Lodges Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge

Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge

PO Box 7094, Nakuru Tel: +254 (0)51 850 235/850 288 Fax: +254 (0)51 2210836 Email: reservations@sarova.co.ke www.sarovahotels.com

PO Box 72493-00200, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 271 3333 Fax: +254 (0)20 271 5566 Email: marketing@sarova.co.ke www.sarovahotels.com

Location: Lake Nakuru National Park

Location: Taita Hills Sanctuary

Lake Nakuru, in the heart of the Rift Valley, is one of Kenya’s famous soda lakes. The surrounding park is full of birdlife, including hundreds of pink flamingos. There is also a rhino sanctuary where visitors can see white and black rhino, an endangered species. Sarova Lion Hill offers a unique vantage point.

Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge is a unique concept elevated on stilts, overlooking a waterhole and linked by suspended walkways. At night, the waterholes are floodlit, ensuring an uninterrupted view of the daily procession of visitors below. The restaurant features delicious international and local cuisine, usually in the form of a sumptuous buffet.

Additional Facilities: Game drives, sundowners, wellness

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Additional Facilities: Game drives, nature walks

centre, shop, sauna

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Sarova SHABA Game Lodge PO Box 440, Isiolo Tel: +254 (0)64 30 638 Fax: +254 (0)64 30 481 Email: reservations@sarova.co.ke www.sarovahotels.com

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Location: Shaba Game Reserve Located in the heart of the Shaba Game Reserve, 100 km north of the equator, the Sarova Shaba Game Lodge is an oasis of flora and fauna with spring water cascading through the grounds. Accommodation is in luxury thatched chalets, all en-suite and with views over the Uaso Nyiro River.

Additional Facilities: Wellness centre, community visits, nature walks, camel safaris

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Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge PO Box 72493-00200, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 2433 7445 Fax: +254 (0)20 271 5566 Email: centralreservations@sarovahotels.com www.sarovahotels.com

Location: Taita Hills Sanctuary Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge offers luxury accommodation and amenities and is the ultimate base from which to explore the magnificent Taita Hills Sanctuary. The lodge is designed in the style of a German fortress, recalling the First World War Anglo-German conflict in this area.

Additional Facilities: Live entertainment, shop, nature

walks, game drives, excursions

Saruni Samburu Lodge Tel: +254 (0)50 22 424 Email: riccardo@sarunicamp.com www.sarunisamburu.com

Location: Kalama Conservancy, bordering Samburu National Reserve Saruni Samburu is a design lodge located on Kalama Conservancy, bordering Samburu National Reserve. Surrounded by 95,000 hectares of wildlife conservancy and perched on top of a spectacular viewpoint, Saruni Samburu is a breathtakingly spacious safari lodge. Saruni Samburu has a sister lodge in the Masai Mara.

Additional Facilities: Private airstrip, game drives, night

drives, wellness centre

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Lodges Shimba PO Box 14815-00800, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 445 2095 Cell: +254 (0)722 207 761 Fax: +254 (0)20 445 2102 Email: info@aberdaresafarihotels.com www.aberdaresafarihotels.com

Location: Shimba Hills National Reserve Shimba is located 45 minutes’ drive from Mombasa. Nestled in the tropical rainforest, the wooden tree lodge is surrounded by indigenous trees and overlooks a waterhole. Shimba is cool, refreshing and the perfect place to relax and enjoy the sights and sounds of the forest and the soothing trickle of water flowing from a spring.

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Additional Facilities: Wooden walkway, jungle bar, wedding venue, bush breakfasts, guided walks, cultural tours

Tawi Lodge

The Ark

PO Box 1206-00502, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 230 0943 Cell: +254 (0)733 625 399; 722 745 552 Email: info@tawilodge.com www.tawilodge.com

c/o Harry Thuku Rd, PO Box 58581-00200, CSQ Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 216 940 Fax: +254 (0)20 216 796 Email: kenya.reservations@fairmont.com www.fairmont.com

Location: Amboseli National Park

Location: Aberdare National Park

Tawi Lodge offers stylish accommodation and also aims to contribute to the promotion of a harmonious development for the wildlife and the Maasai along the corridor between Amboseli and the Chyulu Hills.

The Ark provides a perfect vantage point to sit and quietly contemplate the beauty of its surroundings. Its biblical name is reflected in its wooden structure, accessible only via a drawbridge and offering cabin-style rooms located on different decks. The lodge overlooks the Yasabara salt-lick waterhole – a natural magnet for local wildlife.

Additional Facilities: Game drives, night drives, birdwatching, massage, wine cellar

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Additional Facilities: Walking safaris, game drives, hang

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gliding, picnic lunches

Treetops PO Box 14815-00800, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 445 2095 Cell: +254 (0)722 207 761 Fax: +254 (0)445 2102 Email: info@aberdarsafarihotels.com www.aberdaresafarihotels.com

Location: Aberdare National Park (Mt. Kenya Region) This game-viewing lodge, built on stilts, offers cosy accommodation with a magnificent view of Mount Kenya and overlooks two waterholes. Treetops is currently engaged in a conservation initiative dubbed ‘Return the Bush’. This project will benefit visitors and the surrounding environment.

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Additional Facilities: Shop, photographic hides, view decks,

outdoor lectures at the jungle bar, game drives, full day moorland excursions

Voi Safari Lodge Ground floor, Utali House, Uhuru Highway PO Box 42013, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 344 201/2/5; 311 474-9; 229 751/2; 224 4173 Fax: +254 (0)20 222 2661 Email: sales@kenya-safari.co.ke www.safari-hotels.com

Location: Tsavo East National Park Built high on a hillside overlooking the Tsavo East National Park is Voi Safari Lodge, one of the most innovatively constructed wildlife retreats in the whole of Kenya. There is a special hide for camera enthusiasts, enabling photographers to take close-up images of game animals that are quite oblivious to human presence.

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Additional Facilities: Game drives, airstrip

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Camps Elephant Pepper Camp

&Beyond Kichwa Tembo Masai Mara Tented Camp c/o &Beyond, Private Bag X27, Benmore 2010, South Africa Tel: +27 (0)11 809 4441, Fax: +27 (0)11 809 4400 Email: safaris@andBeyond.com www.andBeyond.com

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Location: Masai Mara North Conservancy

Location: Ololololo Escarpment, western border of the Masai Mara National Reserve In addition to excellent game viewing, &Beyond Kichwa Tembo lies directly in the path of Africa’s spectacular Great Migration within the Masai Mara National Reserve. Warthog wander among the spacious safari tents, each with en-suite bathroom. Kichwa Tembo is renowned for its warm local hospitality and delicious pan-African meals.

PO Box 743-00517, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 600 3090/1; 600 4053/4 Fax: +254 (0)20 600 4050; 600 3066 Email: info@chelipeacock.co.ke www.elephantpeppercamp.com Situated within the Masai Mara North Conservancy, this eight-tent bush camp is tucked away in a prime Kenyan wildlife area. Surrounded by the Mara’s ubiquitous game, it is a seasonal camp that is taken down for a month or so each year during the rainy seasons.

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Additional Facilities: Game drives, birdwatching, lectures

Additional Facilities: Game drives, night drives, guided bush walks, community visits, sundowners

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by a Maasai naturalist, night drives, guided walking trails, community visit, sundowners, hot air balloon

Elsa’s Kopje PO Box 743-00517, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 600 3090/1; 600 4053/4 Fax: +254 (0)20 600 4050; 600 3066 Email: info@chelipeacock.co.ke www.elsaskopje.com

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Location: Meru National Park Elsa’s Kopje is named after Elsa the lioness, made famous by George and Joy Adamson in their biographical book and film ‘Born Free’. The camp comprises 10 en-suite open-plan cottages. One of the 10 cottages is a spacious new honeymoon suite, which is spread over three levels.

Additional Facilities: Game drives, guided bush walks, bush breakfasts, fishing, massage

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Entim Camp PO Box 64196-00620, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 202 7125/6 Cell: +254 (0)733 258 120 Email: info@entim-mara.com www.entim-mara.com

Location: Masai Mara National Reserve This unfenced luxurious and intimate camp has been designed to enhance the surrounding environment. All en-suite tents have magnificent view of the plains beyond and the Mara River. There is a cosy lounge area with a small library, separate bar and dining area, which is open-fronted, allowing guests the unmatched experience of eating meals while watching the wildlife.

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Additional Facilities: Game drives, hot air balloon, sundowners, community visits, walking safaris

Fig Tree Camp

Governors’ Camp

PO Box 40683-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 605 328; 605 067; 605 072 Fax: +254 (0)20 693 595 Email: sales@madahotels.com www.madahotels.com

PO Box 48217-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 273 4000/5 Fax: +254 (0)20 273 4023/4 Email: info@governorscamp.com www.governorscamp.com

Location: Banks of the Mara River

Location: Banks of the Talek River, Masai Mara National

Reserve

Part of the adventure at Fig Tree is that guests can choose to stay in either a tent or a cabin. All rooms and tents have a private balcony and views over the national reserve. The Royal Tents are the latest addition to the camp, complete with fourposter beds and butler service.

Additional Facilities: Games drives, shop, tree house, hot

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Created in 1972, Governors’ Camp set new standards in luxury for a tented camp and nestles in the small forest along the banks of the Mara River. Each morning a breakfast feast is prepared over blazing coals: mountains of bacon and eggs, fresh pastries, exotic fruits and freshly brewed Kenyan coffee. 75

Additional Facilities: Game drives, hot air ballooning, community visits, excursions, walking safaris

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Camps Governors’ Il Moran Camp

Governors’ Private Camp

PO Box 48217-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 273 4000/5 Fax: +254 (0)20 273 4023/4 Email: info@governorscamp.com www.governorscamp.com

PO Box 48217-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 273 4000/5 Fax: +254 (0)20 273 4023/4 Email: info@governorscamp.com www.governorscamp.com

Location: Banks of the Mara River

Location: Banks of the Mara River

Governors’ Il Moran Camp is small and intimate, with added touches that make it ideal for those who want that extra bit of luxury. The camp is situated along the banks of the Mara River, right in the heart of the Masai Mara National Reserve, with the best game viewing right on your doorstep.

Governors’ Private Camp is for those who want something exclusive. The camp can only be booked by one family or group at a time. As its name suggests, it is private. It means that up to 16 people can have the experience of staying on a beautiful bend of the Mara River all to themselves.

Additional Facilities: Game drives, hot air ballooning, community visits, excursions, walking safaris

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Additional Facilities: Game drives, hot air ballooning, community visits, excursions, walking safaris

Ilkeliani camp

Joy’s Camp

PO Box 64196-00620, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 202 7125/6 Cell: +254 (0)733 258 120 Email: ilkeliani@accesskenya.co.ke www.ilkeliani.com

PO Box 743-00517, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 600 3090/1; 600 4053/4 Fax: +254 (0)20 600 4050; 600 3066 Email: info@chelipeacock.co.ke www.joyscamp.com

Location: Masai Mara National Reserve

Location: Shaba National Reserve

Ilkeliani is located in a small river glade in central Mara. The Spacious guest tents are all en- suite, well spaced and sited along the Talek River, thereby ensuring maximum privacy. Ilkeliani Camp’s well furnished bar-lounge and viewing deck overlook the plains and hills, from here guests can enjoy watching the emerging wildlife in the plains and spectacular sunsets.

Joy’s Camp is situated in Shaba National Reserve and is named after the world-renowned conservationist Joy Adamson. An elegant oasis in the arid lands of Samburu, Joy’s Camp is built on the site of Joy Adamson’s tented home. The 10 chic canvas bedrooms are set on raised floors with breathtaking views of the surrounding hills.

Additional Facilities: Game drives, hot air balloon, commu-

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nity visits, night drives, walking safaris

sundowners, community visits, Joy Adamson Museum

Kicheche Mara Camp

Kilima Camp

PO Box 15236-00509, Karen, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 889 0541; 249 3569; 249 3512 Cell: +254 (0)73 688 8055; 70 088 8055 Fax: +254 (0)20 260 1418 Email: sales@kicheche.com www.kicheche.com

c/o Escapades Ltd, PO Box 1206-00502, Karen, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 208 1747 Cell: +254 (0)733 625 399 Email: info@kilimacamp.com www.kilimacamp.com

Additional Facilities: Game drives, community visits,

nature walks

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Location: Masai Mara Triangle/banks of the Mara River

Location: Masai Mara North Conservancy Kicheche Mara Camp is located on the Aitong Plains of the Masai Mara. The camp is hidden in wild olive groves and its style is classic and intimate. There are 11 spacious tents and a maximum of 22 guests. Each tent is comfortably furnished and overlooks the plains and nearby hills.

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This intimate eco-lodge has a fantastic location overviewing the Masai Mara and is an ideal base to enjoy the real African wildlife experience in comfort and style. The camp offers several activities including; game drives, guided bush walks, hot air ballooning, visit to Maasai manyatta, fly camping, archery and sundowners.

Additional Facilities: Spa (traditional Maasai/ continental

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beauty therapies), outdoor hot shower/ baths, wine cellar, mess tent, reception desk

Kitich Camp PO Box 743-00517, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 600 4053/4; 600 3090/1 Fax: +254 (0)20 600 4050; 600 3066 Email: info@chelipeacock.co.ke www.kitichcamp.com

Location: Matthews Mountain Range (North Kenya) The Matthews Mountain Range rises up out of the desert; a chain of peaks covered in dense dewy forest. In a remote valley, Kitich Camp overlooks a river glade within the lush indigenous forest. Kitich Camp’s cosy lounge and spacious new deck overlook the floodlit river glade. From here guests can enjoy watching the wildlife emerge from the forest at dusk.

Additional Facilities: Game drives, guided forest walks, river

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Camps Larsens Camp

Lewa Safari Camp

c/o Wilderness Lodges, PO Box 42788-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 650 392 Fax: +254 (0)20 650 384 Email: info@wildernesslodges.com www.wildernesslodges.co.ke

PO Box 743-00517, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 600 4053/4; 600 3090/1 Fax: +254 (0)20 600 4050; 600 3066 Email: info@chelipeacock.co.ke www.lewasafaricamp.com

Location: Samburu National Reserve

Location: Lewa Wildlife Conservancy

With just 20 tents, Larsens Camp offers an intimate and luxurious African safari experience. The camp is located in Samburu National Reserve, which enjoys year-round warm temperatures and offers some splendid views. All tents are sited along the west bank of the river and decorated with modern features in a classic style.

Lewa Safari Camp has a stunning location, with outstanding game viewing and spectacular views of Mount Kenya. The camp is based within the private 65,000 acre wildlife conservancy of the Lewa Wilderness Trust. The conservancy reinvests all profits generated from tourism (including Lewa Safari Camp) into conservation.

Additional Facilities: Game drives, birdwatching, cham-

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Additional Facilities: Game drives, horse riding, camel

pagne breakfasts, sundowners

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Little Governors’ Camp

Mara Explorer Luxury Tented Camp

PO Box 48217-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 273 4000/5 Fax: +254 (0)20 273 4023/4 Email: info@governorscamp.com www.governorscamp.com

Tel: +254 (0)20 444 6651; 444 7929 Fax: +254 (0)20 444 6600; 444 6533 Email: sales@heritagehotels.co.ke www.heritage-eastafrica.com

Location: Banks of Mara River Little Governors’ Camp is located around a large watering hole alive with animals and birdlife. Getting to the camp is an adventure in itself, as guests first have to cross the Mara River by boat, then walk a short distance, escorted by armed guards, through the forest. Meals are of a high standard, served outdoors during the day or inside a candle-lit dining tent.

Additional Facilities: Game drives, hot air ballooning,

Location: Masai Mara National Reserve – banks of the Talek River Set on its own private peninsula, this exclusive tented camp is the best in luxury living, reminiscent of the old African safari style, where no creature comfort is spared. The Masai Mara is famous for its black-maned lions and the annual migration of wildebeest, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. 17

Additional Facilities: Game drives, nature walks, fine dining,

Mara Intrepids camp

Mara Leisure Camp

Tel: +254 (0)20 444 6651; 444 7929 Fax: +254 (0)20 4446600; 444 6533 Email: sales@heritagehotels.co.ke www.heritage-eastafrica.com

PO Box 48995-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 557 009 Cell: +254 (0)737 799 990/2 Fax: +254 (0)20 556 126 Email: info@maraleisurecamp.co.ke www.maraleisurecamp.co.ke

Location: Masai Mara National Reserve, banks of the Talek River

Additional Facilities: Game drives, nature walks, children’s

club, spa

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spa, community visits

community visits, excursions, walking safaris

The Mara Intrepids Camp is set on the vast grasslands of the Masai Mara with the Talek River flowing past. This spacious tented abode has a signature view of the endless Mara plains. Ideal for families, the camp offers new twobedroomed family tents complete with a spacious lounge and an outside deck.

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Mara Leisure Camp is an exclusive boutique camp located along the Talek River at the confluence of the Masai Mara’s four game viewing areas on the northern boundary of the Masai Mara National Reserve. This makes all areas of the park accessible for game viewing including night game drives, bush walks and cultural visits.

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Additional Facilities: Parking, 4x4 Land Cruisers, disabled

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Nyumbu Camp Tel: +254 (0)20 434 7417; 474 7508 Cell: +254 (0)73 460 0625 Fax: +254 (0)20 434 7258 Email: info@maasaimara-nyumbu.com www.maasaimara-nyumbu.com

Location: Ngila plains at the edge of Masai Mara Game

Reserve

This eco-friendly camp has custom-designed tents equipped with hot shower and flushing toilets. Game viewing starts right from the camp itself and the location is ideal to experience the wildebeest migration. Game drives take place either in the Nyumbu Trust Conservancy, the Masai Mara National Reserve or the Olare Orok Conservancy.

Additional Facilities: Game drives

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Camps Olumara Camp

Rekero Camp

PO Box 16550-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 236 3741 Cell: +254 (0)20 201 8105 Fax: +254 (0)20 418 0318 Email: info@olumara.com www.olumara.com

c/o Bush & Beyond, PO Box 56923-00200, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 60 0457/5108 Fax: +254 (0)20 60 5008 Email: rekerocamp@africaonline.co.ke www.rekero.com

Location: Masai Mara National Reserve

Location: Masai Mara National Reserve, where the Talek River meets the Mara River

This stylish camp has been specifically designed to blend with its natural surroundings, featuring the rugged Masai Mara Koiyaki Lemek and the Olare Orok River. A rope suspension bridge across the river affords an adventurous entrance to the camp.

This small and intimate camp, famed for its guiding, sits on a bank of the Talek River. Each of the eight large, walk-in tents shares a private piece of the stunning riverside setting. Each tent has an en-suite bathroom with ‘safari’(bucket) shower, sink and flush toilet.

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Additional Facilities: Game drives, night drives,

Additional Facilities: Two larger family tents

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Rhino River Camp Tel: +254 (0)20 386 4831/2; 359 8871 Cell: +254 (0)732 809 287 Email: info@rhinorivercamp.com www.rhinorivercamp.com

Location: Meru National Park A collection of eight luxury cottages built out of sumptuous caramel canvas and sustainable hardwood, raised on platforms above the gently flowing Kindani River, make Rhino River Camp a quiet, exclusive experience. Each room has its own private ‘zen’ area where guests can meditate, read or simply unwind.

Additional Facilities: Game drives, hiking, walking safaris, mountain bikes, fishing, massage, community visits

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Samburu Intrepids camp Tel: +254 (0)20 444 6651; 444 7929 Fax: +254 (0)20 444 6600; 444 6533 Email: sales@heritagehotels.co.ke www.heritage-eastafrica.com

Location: Northern Kenya Samburu Intrepids is located in Kenya’s dry northlands on the banks of the Uaso Nyiro River. The camp has spacious tents with private verandas facing the river; there are also two family suites. Visitors can witness the Samburu’s special five – reticulated giraffe, Grevy’s zebra, Somali ostrich, beisa oryx and the gerenuk – as well as Africa’s big cats.

Additional Facilities: Game drives, nature walks, children’s

club, spa

Sarova Mara Game Camp

Sanctuary Olonana PO Box 41789-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 695 0002 Cell: +254 (0)733 824 599 Fax: +254 (0)695 0320 Email: kenya@sanctuaryretreats.com www:sanctuaryretreats.com

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PO Box 48690, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)50 22 386 Fax: +254 (0)50 22 371 Email: sarovamara@africaonline.co.ke www.sarovahotels.com

Location: Masai Mara National Reserve

Location: Bordering the Masai Mara National Reserve Sanctuary Olonana is an award-winning tented camp on a private stretch of the Mara River, at the foot of the impressive Siria Escarpment close to where the famous last scene from ‘Out of Africa’ was filmed. Game concentration is high and during the wildebeest migration the action happens on the camp’s doorstep.

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Sarova Mara Game Camp offers an opportunity to experience a luxury tented safari. Guests who don’t mind an early start can watch sunrise over the Mara from a hot air balloon and see the wildlife awakening in the savannah before landing for a sumptuous bush breakfast. 14

Additional Facilities: Hot air ballooning, walking safaris,

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Camps Severin Safari Camp Tel: +254 (0)41 548 5001-5; 20 286 4247/8; 20 2004153/4 Cell: +254 (0)733 645 444; 722 284 682; 710 536 097; 733 645 444 Fax: +254 (0)41 548 5212 Email: severincamp@severin-kenya.com www.severin-kenya.com

Location: Tsavo West National Park Severin Safari Camp offers guests a unique combination of adventure, wellness, personal service and culinary highlights amid the Kenyan wilderness. The camp is not fenced and therefore perfectly integrated in the landscape. Experience amazing scenery and animals during game drives, enjoy a delicious bush lunch or relax during a massage in the Kenbali Spa.

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Additional Facilities: Baraza Conference Tent, Kenbali Spa, Out of Africa Restaurant

Siana Springs Tented Camp PO Box 74888-00200, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 444 6651; 444 7929 Fax: +254 (0)20 444 6600; 444 6533 Email: sales@heritagehotels.co.ke www.heritage-eastafrica.com

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Location: Masai Mara National Reserve Siana Springs is set in the midst of freshwater springs bordering the vast expanse of the world-famous Masai Mara National Reserve. Built in the Siana Conservancy that belongs to the local Maasai, the tents are set in groves of indigenous trees with resident troops of colobus monkey, hyrax and bushbuck.

Additional Facilities: Game drives, night drives, nature walks, children’s club, spa

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Sweetwaters Tented Camp PO Box 48690, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)62 31 970 Fax: +254 (0)62 31 965 Email: sweetwaters@serena.co.ke www.serenahotels.com

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Location: Banks of Voi River

Location: Ol Pejeta Conservancy

Located on the banks of the Voi River, in a shadowed glade among the Boskia trees, Tarhi Camp has the atmosphere of the pioneer camps of long ago while providing the luxury of a permanent camp with modern utilities. Each tent provides an en-suite shower and toilet and running water. The tents are spacious yet practical.

Clustered around a waterhole and set in the pristine calm of its own private reserve, Sweetwaters Tented Camp is in a class of its own. Accommodation is provided in 39 luxuriously appointed tents. Each tent has a thatched roof, an en-suite bathroom and its own veranda with views over the waterhole.

Additional Facilities: Camel treks, nature walks, birdwatching, shop, business centre

c/o Tarhi Eco Camps Ltd PO Box 89064-80100, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)41 548 6378 Email: kedev@africaonline.co.ke

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Additional Facilities: Riverside campfire

Tortilis Camp

Voyager Ziwani

c/o PO Box 743-00517, Uhuru Gardens, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 600 3090/1; 600 4053/4 Fax: +254 (0)20 600 4050; 600 3066 Email: info@chelipeacock.co.ke www.tortilis.com

PO Box 74888-00200, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 444 6651; 444 7929 Fax: +254 (0)20 444 6600; 444 6533 Email: sales@heritagehotels.co.ke www.heritage-eastafrica.com

Location: Amboseli

Location: On the border of Tsavo West National Park

The variety and scale of the African landscape can be appreciated at Tortilis Camp, an award winning eco-tourism camp in Amboseli with breathtaking and unrivalled views of Mount Kilimanjaro. The 18 luxuriously designed tents (including one family house with two en-suite bedrooms and a private seating/dining area) are located in a grove of verdant flattopped acacia trees.

Built on the slopes of Africa’s tallest mountain and the world’s tallest free-standing mountain, Voyager Ziwani gives you breathtaking views of Kilimanjaro and its secondhighest peak, Mawenzi. The tented lodge is set on a private ranch bordering Kenya’s largest national park, Tsavo.

Additional Facilities: Game drives, guided bush walks, bush breakfasts, sundowners, community visits, beauty treatments

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Additional Facilities: Game drives, nature walks, children’s club, fine dining, night drives, spa

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Clubs Karen Country Club

Kentmere Club

Karen Rd, PO Box 24817, Karen Tel: +254 (0)20 388 2802 Cell: +254 (0)733 606 950 Fax: +254 (0)20 884 088 Email: generalmanager@karen.or.ke www.karencountryclub.org

Limuru-Tigoni-Banana Rd, PO Box 39508-00623, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 202 1369; 2 358 5511 Cell: +254 (0)722 276 357 Fax: +254 (0)20 202 0076 Email: kentclub@africaonline.co.ke www.kentmereclub.com

Location: Karen

Location: Kiambu West District

Often considered one of the prettiest courses in Kenya, Karen Country Club is an 18-hole, par 72 course set among beautiful gardens with a rich birdlife. Founded in 1937 the club is located next to the house of Karen Blixen (author of ‘Out of Africa’). The club is famous for its beautiful lawn terrace where guests can enjoy a delicious lunch after a round of golf and look out over the course.

Sometimes described as the ultimate settlers’ club, the Kentmere at Tigoni is located in the heart of the highlands amid tea and coffee plantations some 30 km from Nairobi. The Kentmere is generally recognised as the least spoilt of the old colonial country clubs and is the very essence of what an English club should be.

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Additional Facilities: English-style pub, outside catering,

Additional Facilities: Golf, tennis, squash

excursions, gardens

Leisure Golf Club PO Box 84383, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)40 320 2011 Fax: +254 (0)40 320 2046 Email: leisure@africaonline.co.ke

Location: Diani The Leisure Golf Club at Diani on Mombasa’s south coast is a 6,084 metre (6,632 yard) 18 hole, par 72 championship course. The club is a venue for a number of top international golf tournaments. The full-size driving range has a chipping green and bunker for practice. There is a well stocked pro shop and the clubhouse has all facilities including food and all types of beverages.

Additional Facilities: Golf, driving range

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Muthaiga Country Club Muthaiga Road, PO Box 16526-00620, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 260 3690/1 Cell: +254 (0)722 200 785; 734 605 055 Fax: +254 (0)20 260 3693 Email: secretary@mcc.co.ke www.mcc.co.ke

Location: Muthaiga Road, opposite Saudi Arabian Embassy The long established Muthaiga Country Club opened on New Year’s Eve 1913 and has since occupied a special place in Africa’s affections. With its distinctive blend of culture, comfort and charm, the Muthaiga Country Club has established itself as one of the most distinguished and popular members’ clubs in East Africa.

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Additional Facilities: Business centre

Nairobi Club

Parklands Sports Club

PO Box 30171-00100, GPO Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 272 5726-9 Cell: +254 (0)722 203 649; 733 363 628 Fax: +254 (0)20 272 0096 Email: info@nairobiclub.com; emma@nairobiclub.com www.nairobiclub.com

Ojijo Rd, Parklands, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 374 5164 Fax: +254 (0)20 745 971 Email: info@parklandsportsclub.com www.parklandsportsclub.com

Location: Nairobi

Location: Ngong Road/Haile Selassie Road Junction Nairobi Club is a private members’ club, owned by its members. Members who realised the need for a homely establishment in the heart of Nairobi established the club in 1901. The club is the second-oldest and most popular establishment of its kind in Kenya.

Additional Facilities: Tennis, cricket, squash, bowling,

hockey, billiards, aerobics, massage, sauna, steam room

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Parklands Sports Club was established in 1906 and has since grown in terms of facilities and membership. Today, the club has reciprocal membership with a number of clubs in both Kenya and overseas. There are conference facilities for up to 25 people. The Twiga Centre is suitable for larger functions and can hold more than 100 people.

Additional Facilities: Squash, snooker, tennis, hockey,

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health club, steam room, sauna, massage

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Other Innscor Kenya LTD

KICC

Maasai Rd, Off Mombasa Rd PO Box 27724-00506, Nairobi Tel. +254 (0)20 23 638 33; 35; 40; 41| Cell: +254 (0)720 993 000; 734 924 735 Email: customercare@innscorkenya.co.ke

Harambee Ave, PO Box 30746-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 224 7277 Fax: +254 (0)20 310 223 Marketing/ Front Office: +254 (0)20 221 4535; 20 224 7290 Email: info@kicc.co.ke www.kicc.co.ke

Location: Nairobi and Mombasa Innscor has a variety of brands that cater for people of all ages and backgrounds. The company owns renowned brands including Galito’s, Creamy Inn, Chicken Inn, Pizza Inn and Bakers Inn. The focus is on product quality, customer service, affordability and a vibrant culture. Galito’s offers an impressive selection of great tasting chicken. Creamy Inn is the place for delicious coffees and ice creams. Pizza Inn serves some of the finest pizzas in town and Chicken Inn offers mouth-watering Southern-style breaded and spiced rotisserie chicken with salads, rolls or fries.

Location: Nairobi Located in the heart of Nairobi Central Business District and within walking distance of several five-star hotels. The Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC) is a perfect venue for conferences, meetings, exhibitions and special events. With a combination of offices and meeting rooms, the KICC has hosted many international conferences and is one of Nairobi’s most famous landmarks.

NAS Airport Services ltd PO Box 19010-00501, JKIA, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 827 900; 20 697 2000 Cell: +254 (0)722 205 287; 733 618 482 Fax: +254 (0)20 822 323 Email: customerservice@nascat.com www.nascat.com

Location: NAS Complex, Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and NAS Complex, Moi International Airport, Mombasa NAS Airport Services is a Nairobi-based yet internationally recognised in-flight catering company. For more than 50 years NAS has provided local and international airlines landing at Kenya’s premier airports with fully integrated catering provision, loading and offloading, laundry, bonded storage and dry goods uplift. These services are tailored to the precise requirements of each airline.

The Lord Erroll Restaurant 89 Ruaka Rd, Village Market, PO Box 999, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 712 2433; (0)712 1308 Fax: +254 (0)20 712 1142 Email: erroll@lord-erroll.com www.lord-erroll.com

Location: Nairobi Named after the 22nd Lord Erroll, the central character in ‘White Mischief’, The Lord Erroll is one of Nairobi’s top eateries. The Verandah is the perfect al fresco dining experience and at weekends it is an especially popular lunchtime venue. With its wood panelling and photographic memorabilia, the Highlander Bar pays homage to a bygone era. International dishes are prepared in The Conservatory while The Claremont serves classical French cuisine.

The Tamarind Group

Tin Tin Restaurant

PO Box 74493- 00200, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 272 8090/1/3/4 Cell: +254 (0)73 364 1627; 72 220 4358 Fax: +254 (0)20 272 4209 Email: gdunford@tamarind.co.ke www.tamarind.co.ke

Lower Ground Floor, KICC, Harambee Ave PO Box 58077, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 229 093 Fax:+254 (0)20 213 815 Email: kicctintin@gmail.com

Location: Nairobi and Mombasa The Tamarind Group owns and operates some of Kenya’s best-known brands in the hospitality sector, comprising interests in restaurants, entertainment and accommodation. These include: the Carnivore, with its charcoal-grilled exotic meat; the Tamarind Restaurant, the leading place at the coast for lovers of seafood; the Nairobi Tamarind; and the Tamarind Village. The group operates two seagoing dhows which set sail each day from the Tamarind Restaurant.

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Location: Nairobi Established in 1978 and situated in the heart of Nairobi’s Central Business District, Tin Tin Restaurant has earned an enviable reputation among food connoisseurs around Kenya.  The sumptuous menu represents years of hard-earned experience and dedication to quality. Visit them to experience the exhilarating taste, breath-taking splendour and impeccable service at one of Nairobi’s longest-standing restaurants.


Enjoy

PERAK

the music and cultural richness of Kenya

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enya raha (meaning ‘exploit pleasure’) is a way of describing all that’s fun in Kenya – bars, nightclubs, discos, water sports, cinemas, casinos, restaurants – after a long safari or business meeting. More and more visitors are aware that Nairobi is the centre of a rich music scene distilling the best that East Africa has to offer. On top of the standard soukous and benga, Nairobi now boasts live fusions of Afrobeat, electronica, R&B and hiphop and some remarkably palatable jazz. Added to the heady mix of local bands, many Tanzanian musicians have carved a niche in the region, including the upmarket open-air venues of Mombasa, Malindi, Ukunda and Diani in the South Coast.

Outside the capital, Mombasa offers a variety of great entertainment, with an assortment of casinos, nightclubs and cinemas as well as daytime and evening cruises by dhow.

SHOWCASE Visit the PERAK website for a showcase of the best places to eat in Mombasa and the entire region. Thanks to the diversity of cultures, there is a wide variety of options including Swahili, Indian, Chinese, Korean, Italian and many more. Mombasa is especially famous for its freshly caught seafood. Nyama choma (barbecued meats) is a Kenyan favourite. Traditional Swahili dishes are also served at most places. As an association, PERAK and its members have provided a secure, hassle-free environment for visitors. For the full-circle Kenyan experience, tourists and travellers should sample the lively bars, diverse restaurants, modern cinemas and spirited nightclubs in order to understand the true meaning of Kenya raha.

Sam Ikwaye Chief Executive Officer Pubs, Entertainment & Restaurants Association of Kenya (PERAK)

www.perakkenya.org

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Perak - Nairobi Alfajiri Bar & Grill Malim Juma Rd, Nairobi Cell: +254 (0)722 514 054

Location: Nairobi The Alfajiri Bar & Grill is located in Nairobi’s Central Business District and popular with locals. With numerous rooms inside and a great patio area outside, Alfajiri is a great place to enjoy a hearty meal surrounded by local ambience. Located in the heart of Nairobi, it has a great atmosphere with music and TV playing as guests enjoy their food. Alfajiri’s menus is eclectic and features everything from steaks to lamb korma and fajitas.

BLACK DIAMOND BAR & RESTAURANT Tel: +254 (0)72 459 2356; 72 255 6702 Email: blackd.nairobi@gmail.com

Location: Nairobi Black Diamond Club is located in the cosmopolitan suburb of Westlands with a spacious balcony to offer you the best view of the area. The club has a great atmosphere and welcomes anyone over the age of 23. Serving a wide variety of beer, there is also an impressive cocktail menu. In terms of entertainment, there are techno nights, club nights with DJs, big screen sports TVs, various performing artists and live bands.

There is a patio area for those that prefer al fresco dining and the bar has a reputation for good service.

Buffet Park Off Argwings Khodek Rd PO Box 2755-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 271 1772 Email: info@buffetpark-tamasha.co.ke www.buffetpark-tamasha.co.ke Facebook: Tamasha Hurlingham

Location: Nairobi Buffet Park has gradually become a social port of call for Nairobians, visitors and tourists who would love to eat, drink and have a taste of Nairobi’s hospitality in a hearty and unpretentious venue in the upmarket Hurlingham suburb. The Buffet Park kitchen has a reputation for preparing a delicious meat dishes. Beef, mutton and chicken dishes are served just the way one has ordered.

CHANGES PUB & HOTEL 1st/2nd floors, Building-Mpaka Plaza, Mpaka Rd PO Box 14727-00800, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)722 894 501; 722 704 989 Email: eliudombasa@yahoo.com

Location: Nairobi Throughout the week Changes Pub & Hotel has a great line-up of exciting and vibrant events, DJs, reggae music and live acts. Located in Westlands, this popular establishment is easy to get to and attracts a wide mix of clientele.

CHOMAZONE, MOMBASA ROAD

Cloudnine interaction

CLUB SOUND

Tel: +254 (0)20 821 194 Cell: +254 (0)722 327 676 Email: chomazone.mombasaroad@gmail.com www.chomazone.co.ke

Argwing Khodek Rd Hurlingham, PO Box 75493-00200, Nairobi Cell: +254 (0)724 886 107 Email: events@cloudnine.co.ke www.cloudnine.co.ke

Tel: +254 (0)72 257 1382 Email: zlouay@gmail.com

Location: Nairobi Located off the busy Mombasa Road highway, 15 minutes from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport., Chomazone has become a popular transit point to the airport, to Arusha or to Mombasa. With excellent roast meats and live entertainment plus a wonderful outdoor ambience, Chomazone is a great hang out.

Location: Nairobi

Location: Nairobi In downtown Nairobi, Club Sound has an elevated dance floor, loads of comfy sofas and a bar area.

Cloudnine believe that you don’t have to be a star to enjoy singing! As Kenya’s leading karaoke provider, Cloudnine offers its services to entertainment spots and parties – both private and corporate.

Serving some of the best roast chicken in town and well presented local cuisine, this trendy restaurant is popular with both a young and more mature crowd. A great place for private or corporate functions or just to meet friends.

CLUB VIBRO

Coco Jambo Bar & Restaurant

Crooked Q

Mai Mahiu Rd, off Lang’ata Mbagathi Junction PO Box 60720-00200, Nairobi Tel: +245 (0)722 742 372 Email: klubvibro@gmail.com

PO Box 4010-00506, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 387 5002 Cell: +254 (0)722 514 601 Email: whiteshieldent@yahoo.com

PO Box 66631-00800, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 444 1632 Cell: +254 (0)721 208 843

Location: Nairobi

Location: Nairobi

Club Vibro affords a cool ambient atmosphere only disturbed by pleasant live musical performances by leading bands who play every Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

An oldie but goodie, Coco Jambo has recently been refurbished to the highest standard. Known both as a bar and as a restaurant, Coco Jambo is a popular venue for locals and visitors alike.

One of the busiest and most lively venues in Nairobi, the Crooked Q is a popular hot-stop with locals. It has been around for a long time and has stood the test of time. The layout and design are fairly simple. The club itself resembles a long corridor, with two pool tables on either side.

There is a wide choice of food on the menu, but it is famous mainly for its meat dishes, such as roast and fried beef and goat meat, all of which are very good. The new bar area is modern and chic, with fabulous music playing on weekend nights.

The club also extends to the roof of the building, where party people can club under the moon. Be warned, though, that the party here goes on until 9am.

This fun-loving establishment is ideal for those wishing to dance to original Afro beats while sampling delicious, sizzling nyama and kuku dishes and sip refreshing beverages in a warm and friendly atmosphere.

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Location: Nairobi


Perak - Nairobi DOLCE THE CLUB Tel: +254 (0)72 251 2512 Email: danielkongo@yahoo.com; kcmwangi@ymail.com

Location: Nairobi In downtown Nairobi, playing all the latest music, Dolce the Club is fun and friendly environment. Entry requires a fee and smart dress code. The club also serves food.

FIERYPEACH - CHEETAHS PUB & RESTAURANT Hurlingham Plaza, Arwings Kodhek Rd PO Box 566-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 273 6386; 20 273 1777 Cell: +254 (0)722 817 774 Email: fierypeach@yahoo.com

Location: Nairobi FieryPeach-Cheetahs Pub & Restaurant is located in the smart Hurlingham Plaza. Situated in the heart of the popular residential district of Hurlingham, the property has a great location. Popular with locals and tourist FieryPeach serves delicious food and cooling drinks – all at competitive prices.

GALILLEO LOUNGE

HOTEL JAFFERS

Tel: +254 (0)72 252 0191 Email: richard@megascopekenya.com

Tel: +254 (0)72 676 0002 Email: relaxgroupofhotels@yahoo.com; mkariiyn@hotmail.com

Location: Nairobi This pleasant bar has comfortable sofas, a stress-free atmosphere.

Location: Nairobi

Live music plays at the weekends, there is a dance floor and a bar counter serving reasonably priced drinks.

Located along Mfangano Street, opposite the bus station, Hotel Jaffers provides a bed and breakfast service.

The décor is a mix of vibrant orange walls with Roman style columns.

Very reasonably priced and in a great location, the property is ideal for travellers on a budget.

The club also offers open mike nights with poetry recitals and stand-up comedy acts.

Facilities include DSTV and hot showers.

Florida 2000 PO Box 55381-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254(0)20 222 9036 Fax: +254(0)20 221 7269| Email: info@floridaclubskenya.com www.floridaclubskenya.com

Location: Nairobi Florida 2000 is the biggest discotheque in Nairobi and is equipped with modern entertainment facilities including laser lights. The disco boasts a variety of exciting bars such as the Smirnoff TITO Bar which takes service to a new level. Kenya’s hottest DJs play the latest music every night of the week from 9pm to 6am.

Additionally there is a private room for parties or large groups.

Jambo Grill

K1 Klubhouse

PO Box 2453-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)715 821 600 Email: jambo@hunters.co.ke

Ojijo Road, Parklands, PO Box 39005-00623, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 374 9870 Cell: +254 (0)737 974 504; 717 969 500 Fax: +254 (0)20 374 7099 Email: klubhouse1@gmail.com www.klubhouse.co.ke

Location: Nairobi Nyama choma with plenty of side dishes from KES 350. Secure parking. Beer from KES 140. The Grill is known for its good music and its discotheque.

Location: Nairobi K1 Klubhouse is Nairobi’s foremost sports bar, pool saloon and ‘Klub’. Constructed from timber logs, K1 uniquely captures the ambience of an African game park lodge on two spacious floors. The lower Paradise floor has a bar set against Nairobi’s biggest fish tank, plus an in-built Boogie dance floor with the best DJ music. Upstairs is Heaven, which houses Nairobi’s largest pool saloon, with seven quality pool tables. Live satellite sports can be enjoyed on many TVs, plus big screens on both floors. Entrance is always free.

LEGEND & BUTCHERY

Maggies Pub & Restaurant

PO Box 75442-00200, Nairobi Email: solecak@yahoo.com

Tel: +254 (0)72 265 6 314 Email: susiotamu@yahoo.com

Location: Nairobi

Location: Nairobi

Offering the best nyama choma in Maasailand Legend & Butchery is the place to be in Nairobi.

Maggies Pub & Restaurant is a member of PERAK and subscribes to the Association’s code of conduct and its aims and ambitions.

As well as serving delicious food they also play all the latest music in the ultra modern discotheque. Easy to find, Legend & Butchery is located 18 km from Nairobi city in Ongata Rongai town on Magadi Road.

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Perak - Nairobi MAINSTAY CREATIONS

MANG CAFÉ

MELADEN RESTAURANT

Tel: +254 (0)72 590 9100; +163 039 81 979 (US) Email: ciirumwangi@gmail.com; jeffgikonyo@yahoo.com

Tel: +254 (0)20 340 692 Cell: +254 (0)72 251 5058 Email: timothy@quickcargo.co.ke

Upper Hill, Opp. the library, Nairobi Cell: +254 (0)722 156 775; 722 623 317 Email: meladenrestaurant@gmail.com

Location: Nairobi The Mainstay Creations owns an entertainment website ‘The Web winker’ (launching soon) which will provide a large selection of entertainment hotspot choices to customers to enjoy food, drinks and televised sports.

Location: Nairobi

Location: Nairobi

The Mang Café is a member of PERAK and subscribes to the Association’s code of conduct and its aims and ambitions.

Delicious food is served throughout the day at the Meladen Restaurant – tasty breakfasts, buffet lunches and à la carte dinners. The menu offers a range of mouth-watering favourites; kuku choma, sweet mbuzi choma, fish, aliya, greens-osuga, mrenda and mor dhiang.

Users will be able to buy products and services directly (no matter where you are in the world) for family or friends based in Kenya. The “Web winker” also hopes to be the online one-stop shop where customers can find information about what is happening where in the entertainment scene in Kenya.

Throughout the week there is a range of entertainment, from ladies night (on a Wednesday) to live music every Friday, Saturday ad Sunday evening. Other services provided include; outside catering facilities, transfers, hotel bookings and meeting arrangements.

Mwenda’s Pub Utalii House PO Box 9659-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 223 0767 Cell: +254 (0)720 999 021 Email: ismwenda@yahoo.com

Location: Nairobi Located in Utalii House, Mwenda’s Pub is a popular drinking spot in Nairobi.

NATURAL HERITAGE

NEW FLORIDA DISCO

OLIVE GARDENS

Cell: +254 (0)722 730 941 Email: nibenji@googlemail.com

PO Box 42558-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 221 5014 Fax: +254 (0)20 221 9150 Email: info@floridaclubskenya.com www.floridaclubskenya.com

Tel: +254 (0)20 273 7854 Cell: +254 (0)72 265 3925 Email: info@olivegardens.com

Location: Nairobi Located off Mbagathi Way at the Golf Course Shopping Centre, Natural Heritage is a great and sociable local pub. As well as a selection of beverages, food is also served. The menu includes chicken and pork choma, fry, mbuzi and boiro.

Location: Nairobi Florida Nightclub is Nairobi’s most popular and well established nightclub. Every night the club pulsates to the hottest hits played by DJs. The floorshows are a ‘must watch’. There is also a restaurant serving Chinese and international cuisine.

Location: Nairobi Olive Gardens is a serene, relaxed, secure and homely haven, situated in the quiet and friendly neighbourhood of Hurlingham only 5 minutes drive from the city centre along Argwings Kodhek Road. This is an ideal place to relax in and discover Nairobi. Enjoy excellent accommodation at reasonable rates, all the comforts of home within the convenience of Nairobi.

Psys

Rafiki’s

SHEEBEEN

PO Box 9156-00100, Nairobi Cell: +254 (0)720 596 083 Email: rasosundwa@yahoo.com

Tel: +254 (0)724 984 568; 712 390 699 Email: sfaraj360@gmail.com

Upper Hill, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 271 3412/3 Email: info@sheebeen.co.ke; jkmsuccess@yahoo.com

Location: Nairobi The Psys Pub is situated in Lang’ata Road in Nairobi and serves a wide selection of beers and spirits. The Pub has made a strong comeback over the last few years and is known locally for its rock and soul music.

Location: Nairobi Rafiki’s is a member of PERAK and subscribes to the Association’s code of conduct and its aims and ambitions.

Location: Nairobi ‘Sheebeen’ in general means an unlicensed public house – a quirky name for the newest addition to Nairobi’s entertainment spots. A great concept and a relaxed hang-out, Sheebeen is one of the coolest bars in Nairobi. Serving cold Kenyan beer and exotic cocktails – the property tends to attract the more mature clientele who feel at home in this friendly and cosy atmosphere. In addition, there are great live music nights throughout the week.

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Perak - Nairobi Skylux Lounge & Bar

SURF N BYTES

Taidy’s Restaurant

2nd floor, Soin Arcade, Muthithi Rd, Westlands, Nairobi Cell: +254 (0)773 533 051 Email: priya@priyachanacommunications.com

Tel: +254 (0)72 541 1135 Email: samgicheru@yahoo.com

PO Box 54480-00200 Tel: +254 (0)20 607 002; 20 351 2474

Location: Nairobi

Surf n Bytes is an up and coming party and sports pub located opposite the French Cultural Centre.

The SKYLUX Lounge and Bar, the newest ultramodern nightclub on the Nairobi scene. This hot spot is a luxurious and alluring choice for fun-loving, high spirited Nairobians and tourists.

Location: Nairobi

Cell: +254 (0)72 165 1001 Fax: +254 (0)20 604 124 Email: athanasiuskilonzo@yahoo.com Location: Nairobi

Entertainment consists theme nights and local DJs.

Taidy’s Restaurant is a member of PERAK and subscribes to the Association’s code of conduct and its aims and ambitions.

Tamasha Hurlingham

The Agenda Restaurant

THE LEGEND LOUNGE

Gandhi Avenue PO Box 2755-00100, Nairobi Tel:+254 (0)20 271 1772 Email: info@buffetpark-tamasha.co.ke www.buffetpark-tamasha.co.ke Facebook: Tamasha Hurlingham

Ngong Rd, opposite Uchumi Hyper PO Box 27283-00100, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 386 1698 Cell: +254 (0)728 968 955; 731 096 8955 Email: theagendaltd@gmail.com

Baricho Rd, Industrial Area Cell: +254 (0)712 390 699 Email: legend.baricho@gmail.com

Location: Nairobi

The Agenda Restaurant offers a range of services; corporate and individual functions, wedding packages, meeting rooms and theme nights.

There are three main areas - the relaxed beer garden, a hip nightclub and an intimate lounge space. SKYLUX Lounge is for the young at heart not the actual adolescents and guests must be over 25 years of age. This trendy nightclub is the vision of tomorrow’s Nairobi nightlife where entertainment can be understated, youthful, groovy and classy for the more discerning adult who knows how to live it up in style.

Tamasha is the exclusive up-market wing of Buffet Park that serves a mature clientele who prefer a fine ambience for their pint and plate in the company of their peers. Tamasha serves dishes like pork spare ribs, lamb, chicken, steaks, sandwich served with freshly fried chips, jacket potatoes, garden vegetables, salads etc. The menu has a choice or two for the vegetarians. Tamasha has some of the best entertainment everyday of the week from the Karaoke on Tuesday, AfroMusic on Wednesday and Sunday Jazz.

Location: Nairobi

At Agenda, all the cuisine is made using only the finest ingredients and all meals, snacks, beverages and juices are made from scratch.

Location: Nairobi Nairobi’s newest and trendiest lounge bar is conveniently located on Baricho Rd, behind Nakumatt Mega and in close proximity to Nairobi CBD, Upper Hill and Langata roads.  The Legend offers the very best in entertainment and dining with an amazing ambiance, awesome crowds, fun atmosphere and jamming tunes.

The restaurant’s speciality is its tasty African cuisine.

THE PRINCESS HOTEL

THE SPREE CLUB

20 Tom Mboya St, PO Box 60445-00200, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 221 4640/1 Cell: +254 (0)725 755 062 Fax: +254 (0)20 221 2806 Email: princesshotelnairobi@gmail.com

Tel: +254 (0)72 441 4412; 0728 799 997 Email: spreelimited@yahoo.com

Location: Nairobi

Location: Nairobi The Spree Club is a member of PERAK and subscribes to the Association’s code of conduct and its aims and ambitions.

Princess Hotel is located in the central business district in Nairobi, within 10 minutes walk of Kenyatta International Conference Centre and Nairobi Railway Station. The hotel is also within easy reach of a travel agent, a forex bureau and the local bus station. The hotel has 20 self-contained rooms (both double and single), two suites, a restaurant, two bars and a meeting room (for up to 30 people). Rooms rates include breakfast. Cable TV and an in-house DJ are also available.

Tononoka Fireworks Limited 33, Lunga Lunga Rd, Industrial Area PO Box 78490-00507, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 536 779; 536 781 Fax: +254 (0)20 536 780 Cell: +254 (0)722 529 874; 733 529 874; 733 520 759 Email: elesh@kenyaweb.com; tononokafireworks@gmail.com

Wallet Pub

Winkers Pub

PO Box 4131-00200, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 230 836 Cell: +254 (0)722 747 367 Email: thuokimani@greatbodygym.com

PO Box 58053-00200, Nairobi Tel: +254 (0)20 224 0236 Cell: +254 (0)722 704 989 Email: eliudombasa@yahoo.com

Location: Nairobi

Location: Nairobi

A popular drinking spot for both locals and foreign visitors to Nairobi.

One of Nairobi’s most popular pubs and is located in the Central Business District. The pub is renowned for its good music and carnival atmosphere.

Location: Nairobi Tononoka Fireworks is Kenya’s top address for the organising of major fireworks displays and the staging of pyrotechnics.

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Perak - Coast BAHNOLF BAR & RESTAURANT CLUB Tel: +254 (0)723 697 072 Email: club.bahnohf@yahoo.com

Location: Mombasa The Bahnolf Bar & Restaurant Club is a member of PERAK and subscribes to the Association’s code of conduct and its aims and ambitions.

BEACH SHACK VENTURES

BELLA VISTA RESTAURANT

Tel: +254 (0)72 246 4456 Email: beachshackventures@gmail.com

Cell: +254 (0)720 753 480; 729 479 848 Email: bellavista.restaurant@hotmail.com

Location: Mombasa

Location: Mombasa

Beach Shack Ventures is a member of PERAK and subscribes to the Association’s code of conduct and its aims and ambitions.

The Bella Vista Restaurant is a member of PERAK and subscribes to the Association’s code of conduct and its aims and ambitions. The establishment serves American/Italian cuisine. Located on the beach, the restaurant is open for lunch and dinner.

Bob’s Sandwich Bar

CAFÉ BONJOUR

Birgis Complex, near Nakumatt, Nyali Tel: +254 (0)20 21 775 Email: bobsmsa@yahoo.com Location: Nyali

Email: cafebonjour2010@gmail.com Cell: +254 (0)72 569 9939; 72 225 0931; 72 035 8197

Bob’s Bar is a leading 24-hour entertainment venue which plays music by local professional DJs. With a maximum capacity of 2,000 people, the property is large enough to warrant the two impressive disco areas that play different genre of music.

Location: Mombasa Café Bonjour is a member of PERAK and subscribes to the Association’s code of conduct and its aims and ambitions.

Also housing a sports bar (Murphy’s Irish Pub), there is a projector with a very big screen and plasma TVs throughout the venue. All bars are fully stocked with wide range of beers, spirits and soft drinks. In terms of food there is a choice between African dishes, Continental cuisine and seafood. Bobs bar where the party never ends! We will entertain you and exceed your satisfaction.

CAFÉ MOCHA LTD

Canton Malaysian Restaurant

Cell: +254 (0)735 410 820 Email: bijal@cafemochakenya.com

Castle Hotel Car Park PO Box 88267, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)41 222 7977 Cell: +254 (0)733 939 228 www.cantonmalay.com

Location: Mombasa Cafe Mocha is to be found within the Nyali Cinemax Complex just past Ratna Square. With its al fresco style seating, one can sip on a long list of pampered coffees whilst nibbling on deli cakes and snacks. Great atmosphere to meet friends and relax.

Location: Mombasa Canton Malaysian Chinese Restaurant is situated at the Historic Castle Hotel in the heart of Mombasa. The Canton Malaysian Chinese restaurant brings exquisite tastes all the way from South East Asia to Africa. It is well known for its original Malaysian Chinese spiced-up cuisine, fresh seafood from the Indian Ocean, vegetarian dishes, Malaysian curries and the famous Chinese Peking Duck. It is open seven days a week for both lunch and dinner. There is ample secure parking and it is ideal for a quick business lunch or for tourists or an eight-course gourmet banquet.

CASAURINA NOMAD CLUB

Club Lambada Mtwapa

PO Box 532-80109, Mtwapa Tel: +254 (0)41 231 7136 Cell: +254 (0)720 548 242 Email: nomad@wananchi.com www.casaurina.com

PO Box 2060-80100, Mombasa Tel: +254 20 234 3435 Email: clublambada@gmail.com www.clublambada.com

Location: Mtwapa

Located in the heart of Mtwapa town on Mombasa Malindi highway, Club Lambada is renowned for its unique sunken dance floor and the only Splash Disco in East and central Africa where the DJs play the music submerged in a shallow pool.

Casaurina Nomad is a 24-hour bar and nightclub located on the north-coast of Mombasa (500 metres from Mtwapa Bridge on Mombasa-Malindi Highway). Hosting events and parties, Casaurina Nomad features an open-air disco and restaurant. The club was initially constructed as a pub with a garden restaurant.

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Location: Mtwapa

The club has the best of entertainment both local and international with cabaret shows, live bands and the bikini ladies’ dancing by the poolside. Every Sunday is family day out with lots of entertainment for the children.

Casablanca Day & Night Club Mnazi Moja Road, off Moi Avenue PO Box 98131, Mombasa Cell: +254 (0)722 84 772 Email: casa_bmombasa@yahoo.com www.casablancamombasa.com

Location: Mombasa Casablanca Club, located in the heart of Mombasa’s central business district, is Mombasa’s only 24-hour entertainment venue. Customers can drop in any time for delicious meals, all the live sport and entertaining music. Casablanca has six bars to cater to every taste. Check out the Casanova Bar – the only exotic dance bar in Kenya with a VIP section.

FLORIDA NIGHTCLUB & CASINO/KALABAZA RESTAURANT PO Box 99714-80100, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)41 231 3127 Cell: +254 (0)40 330 0282 Email: info@floridaclubskenya.com www.floridaclubskenya.com

Location: Mombasa As the only seafront discotheque in Kenya, The Florida Nightclub & Casino offers its clientele a choice of eight enticing bars to suit their every mood. The casino offers roulette, blackjack, and poker, slot machines and for the first time in Kenya. Live horse racing. Kalabaza serves neo-African cuisine, fusing old African recipes with 21st century Africana, in a rustic African setting with a breathtaking view of the Indian Ocean.


Perak - Coast G10’s Disco

Il Covo Bamburi

PO Box 83341-80100, Mombasa Tel/Fax: +254 (0)41 249 4410; 249 5905; 249 5047 Cell: +254 (0)722 242 133 Email: g10@alfakenya.com; disco_g10@hotmail.com www.g10sdiscomsa.com

PO Box 34147, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)41 548 7460 Cell: +254 (0)735 452 686 Fax: +254 (0)41 548 5809 Email: ilcovo@ilcovo.net www.ilcovo.net

Location: Mombasa

Il Covo is in Bamburi on the north coast beach of Mombasa, nestled between all the main hotels. It is built on two levels, with a veranda overlooking the beach, two balconies on the first floor, a magnificent bar, sushi and teppanyaki corner upstairs. A traditional firewood pizza oven overlooks the beach. Its pizzas are famous, along with seafood and traditional pasta dishes. Specials of the day are based on the fishermen’s catch. Day and night dining on the beach are available, as are sunbeds and umbrellas.

One of Nairobi’s most popular discotheques and where the young at heart gather to enjoy good music and the latest sounds.

Location: Bamburi

KOROGA COUNTrY CLUB MSA

KUSINE CAFÉ

Tel: +254 (0)72 2 41 2304

Tel: +254 (0)72 087 7140 Email: hazeljk@yahoo.com

Location: Mombasa Koronga is a club adding a new dimension to Mombasa’s social scene. ‘Koroga’ is based on a Swahili word that literally translated as ‘stir’.

Location: Ukunda The Kusine Café is a member of PERAK and subscribes to the Association’s code of conduct and its aims and ambitions.

KAHAMA HOTEL-PITCHER & Butch pub Mombasa-Malindi Highway, just past Whitesands, PO Box 10626-80101, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)20 350 7205; Cell: +254 (0)720 593 388; 733 771 133 Email:  kahamahotel@gmail.com www.kahamahotel.co.ke

Location: Mombasa Pitcher & Butch Pub, next to K1 Klubhouse, is a lively traditional pub set in a tastefully designed brick and timber bungalow with a cosy lounge and beer garden. The pub is fully equipped with a state-of-the-art sound system with an unrivalled menu of theme nights throughout the week. Entrance is always free. 

LA VERANDA RESTAURANT PO Box 10506, Bamburi, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)73 377 4436 Fax: +254 (0)41 548 5452 Cell: +254 (0)733 774 436 Email: laverandarestaurant09@yahoo.com

Location: Mombasa

The establishment offers the customers a chance to express their culinary skills, whilst enjoying the ambience of a restaurant. This self-service restaurant is open from 11am to 11pm every day of the week.

La Veranda is an Italian restaurant and pizzeria specialising in pizzas, home-made pasta and seafood.

NEW BUXTON INN LTD

Nyali Cinemax

Tel: +254 (0)72 241 1713; 72 270 0505 Email: info@magotfs.com

Main Nyali Road, PO Box 82675, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)41 470 000/1 Fax: +254 (0)41 470 005 Email: info@nyalicinemax.com www.nyalicinemax.com

It also stocks a fine selection of international wines and spirits. The restaurant is located behind the Nakumatt Nyali Shopping Centre.

Location: Mombasa The New Buxton Inn Ltd is a member of PERAK and subscribes to the Association’s code of conduct and its aims and ambitions.

Location: Mombasa Nyali Cinemax is a modern entertainment complex with world class facilities. The two-screen international standard cinema shows Digital and Digital 3D movies, and both Hollywood and Bollywood movies as close as possible to the International release dates. Other outlets at the Cinemax include: Bollywood Bites, an authentic Indian vegetarian restaurant, the Hollywood Bowl, Casinomax Casino, Café Mocha, Roberto’s Pizzeria and Techno Cyber Café.

PALMCITY GRILL & entertainment Tel: +254 (0)71 973 0042; 72 362 7832 Email: palmcity@yahoo.com

Location: Mombasa Palmcity Grill & Entertainment specialises in serving succulent meat while customers enjoy great entertainment.

PAPILLON GARDEN BAR VILLA

Party Plot Restaurant

PO Box 86291-80100, Bamburi, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)41 548 7493 Cell: +254 (0)729 753 654; 734 661 064 Email: papillongunny@yahoo.com

Port Reitz Road PO Box 90659-80100, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)722 787; (0)712 667 111 Cell: +254 (0)712 145 333

Location: Bamburi

Location: Bamburi

Papillon Garden Bar villa offers an international á la carte menu, in a relaxed setting with a swimming pool and beer garden, weekend live band entertainment and sports displayed on big screen at the garden bar.

Just five minutes from the airport, the Party Plot Restaurant is ideally located for visitors arriving in Mombasa.

Located only 100 metres from the beach, the property has a friendly atmosphere in a private setting.

Meals can be enjoyed in the village garden while enjoying sea views. Expatriate chefs provide a wide range of exciting cuisine for family and holidaymakers.

Accommodation is also available at reasonable rates. Rooms are a high standard, with 24-hour security and direct contact to the management.

There is a children’s playground as well as great facilities for wedding receptions and birthday parties.

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Perak - Coast ROBERTO’S ITALIAN RESTAURANT

RAILWAYS CLUB ANNEX

Nyali Cinemax, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)41 447 1110; (0)20 268 4160 Cell: +254 (0)723 332 667 Email: info@robertosmombasa.com www.robertosmombasa.com

Cell: +254 (0)722 410 386; 712 941 383 Email: p.kmugo@yahoo.com

Location: Mombasa The Railways Club Annex is a member of PERAK and subscribes to the Association’s code of conduct and its aims and ambitions.

Safari Inn Bar & Restaurant PO Box 382-80109, Mtwapa Cell: +254 (0)722 671 475 Email: safariinn.meetingpoint@yahoo.com

Location: Mtwapa Safari Inn Bar & Restaurant is located next to the African Safari Club Hotels, 17 km north of Mombasa. The bar has a real African atmosphere and is popular with both tourists and locals. Next to the bar is the Mombasa Safari Inn Guest House with affordable self-contained rooms.

Location: Nyali Roberto is always on hand to give suggestions for his favourite dishes or what is on the specials menu for that day. Or diners can ask him for almost any Italian dish or wine. He prides himself on producing the best traditional Italian cuisine and spends hours in the kitchen himself, either preparing or teaching his chefs to produce the dishes so that diners can imagine themselves in a trattoria in the heart of Italy. Roberto’s has the finest Italian cuisine on the Kenya Coast and residents flock back time after time to sample his tasty dishes, which he changes almost weekly.

SORTUNE GENERAL SUPPLIES ACAPULCO CLUB  Cell: +254 (0)722 821 682 Email: maishin62@gmail.com

Location: Mombasa Sortune General Supplies - Acapulco Club is a member of PERAK and subscribes to the Association’s code of conduct and its aims and ambitions.

Entertainment includes live music with Maranda and Band on Tuesdays, Maasai dance on Wednesdays and live music with Midnight Express on Fridays. The restaurant is known for its excellent food, with steaks, fish, seafood, Swiss Rösti and some African dishes for reasonable prices.

Stars & Garters Club PO Box 5736, Malindi Tel: +254 (0)42 31 528 Email: mbalatours@swiftmalindi.com

Location: Malindi Located in the busy Lamu Road, Stars & Garters is Malindi’s first disco. It offers a wide range of packaged entertainment programmes to suit all tastes and ages, including live bands every Wednesday and Saturday, top East African artists on special weekends, a fine à la carte restaurant, catering services, satellite TV showing live football, and a well stocked bar.

Tamu tamu enterprises

TEMBO ENTERTAINMENT PLAZA

THE BASE CLUB

TamuTamu Dishes, Mombasa-Malindi Rd, Mtwapa PO Box 95614-80106, Mkomani, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)724 620 705 Email: tamutamudishes@gmail.com

PO Box 82491-80100, Nyali, Mombasa Malindi Rd (near Nakumatt Nyali Shopping Centre) Tel: +254 (0)20 202 4330 Cell: +254 (0)722 411 873 Email: tembomsa@africaonline.co.ke www.tembodisco.com

Tel: +254 (0)71 677 7411; 72 035 8197

Location: Mtwapa Located in Mtwapa along Mombasa Road, Tamu Tamu Dishes is located close to Tuskys supermarket.

Location: Mombasa The Base Club is a member of PERAK and subscribes to the Association’s code of conduct and its aims and ambitions.

Location: Mombasa

The cuisine ranges from popular Swahili food to Continental dishes.

One of the largest and most renowned entertainment centres in East Africa, Tembo Disco has the capacity for 3000 people. Facilities include the exclusive Comfy Disco Lounge Bar, the fully air conditioned exotic Lollipop@GoGo Cocktail Lounge Bar, the German ‘Oktoberfest’-style Bavaria Beer Garden (open 24-hour), the cosy Poa Restaurant & Grill, the Mshkaki Grill Station and the Pizza & Ice Cream Corner. Tembo Entertainment Plaza safely is easily reachable in five to 10 minutes from most north coast beach hotels.

The Moorings

THE OFFICE

Wild Waters

Mtwapa Creek, Mombasa Tel: +254 (0)41 213 828 Cell: +254 (0)736 547 923 Email: info@themoorings.co.ke www.themoorings.co.ke

Tel: +254 (0)72 283 6562 Email: aronijm@yahoo.com

PO Box 82630, Mombasa Mamba Village Road, Nyali Tel: +254 (0)41 470 408/9 Cell: +254 (0)725 888 501 Fax: +254 (0)41 470 401 Email: info@wildwaterskenya.com www.wildwaterskenya.com

Serving tasty, reasonably priced food, the restaurant is open seven days a week, 7am to midnight. Throughout the day, breakfast, lunch and dinner are served by friendly waiters.

Location: Mtwapa The Moorings is one of the oldest and best known seafood restaurants on the coast. Situated on Mtwapa Creek, it is Kenya’s only floating restaurant, with a great waterfront setting and a spectacular view. The restaurant also serves a landlubber’s menu with steak, chicken, pasta, pizzas and vegetarian cuisine. Enjoy expertly prepared seafood dishes in an ambience of tranquillity and charm. The Moorings also operates an Arab sailing dhow for up to 20 people for sundowners, weddings, moon cruises or day trips.

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Location: Mombasa The Office is a member of PERAK and subscribes to the Association’s code of conduct and its aims and ambitions. Providing excellent entertainment, this lively property is located at Likoni, on the south coast.

Location: Nyali Transformed from a 50-year old abandoned quarry to its present location Wild Waters presents a unique coastal experience. Wild Waters is the largest family entertainment park in East and Central Africa with activities in the air, and on land and water.


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KENYA HOTEL, Restaurant & entertainment guide

2011


KAHC Kenya Hotel, Restaurant & Entertainment Guide 2011  

A complete destination guide for Kenya, containing information on the best hotels, restaurants, bars and clubs Kenya has to offer. Published...

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