Hemingways Nairobi

5.0 star property
Luxury hotel in Langata with spa and outdoor pool

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Hemingways Nairobi

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Front of property – evening/night
Breakfast, lunch, dinner served; Modern European cuisine, garden views
Egyptian cotton sheets, hypo-allergenic bedding, minibar, in-room safe
Breakfast, lunch, dinner served; Modern European cuisine, garden views

Overview of Hemingways Nairobi

9,4 out of 10 Exceptional
9,4/10 Exceptional

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Free breakfast
  • Spa
  • Airport transfer
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
Mbagathi Ridge, Nairobi, 00100
Main amenities
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Health club
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • 24-hour room service
  • Conference center
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Limo/town car service
Feel at home
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Cable/satellite TV service
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Laundry facilities

Room options

Junior Suite, 1 Bedroom, Garden View

  • 160 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Deluxe Double or Twin Room

  • 80 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed OR 2 Twin Beds

Executive Room

  • 80 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed OR 2 Twin Beds

Presidential Suite, 1 Bedroom, Garden View

  • 240 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Langata
  • Nairobi National Park - 11 min drive
  • Yaya Centre - 17 min drive
  • Kenyatta International Convention Centre - 22 min drive
  • The Sarit Centre - 21 min drive
  • Village Market - 26 min drive
  • United Nations Office at Nairobi - 28 min drive

Getting around

  • Nairobi (WIL-Wilson) - 33 min drive
  • Jomo Kenyatta Intl. Airport (NBO) - 48 min drive
  • Syokimau SGR Railway Station - 27 min drive
  • Syokimau Station - 27 min drive
  • Nairobi Station - 28 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Asmara - 6 min drive
  • Java House Karen - 5 min drive
  • Talisman - 5 min drive
  • Que Pasa Bar and Bistro Karen - 5 min drive
  • The Legend, Karen - 5 min drive

About this property

Hemingways Nairobi

Hemingways Nairobi puts you within a 15-minute drive of Nairobi National Park and offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for KES 50 per person. Guests can grab a bite to eat at the restaurant and visit the spa to be pampered with deep-tissue massages, aromatherapy, or reflexology. Other highlights at this luxurious hotel include an outdoor pool, a bar/lounge, and a health club.


English, Swahili

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Contactless check-in
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 45 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 level


  • Check-in time from 1:00 PM - midnight
  • Express check-in/out available
  • Minimum check-in age: 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Free onsite valet parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site


  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free English breakfast each morning 6:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service

What to do

  • Shopping
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Safari nearby

Working away

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference center


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Limo or town car service
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Pool loungers


  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Health club
  • An outdoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Sauna
  • Steam room


  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • DVD player
  • 40-inch LED TV
  • Cable/satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes and slippers

Sleep well

  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow menu
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Egyptian cotton sheets

What to enjoy

  • Balcony

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Phone


  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Special features


The onsite spa has couples treatment room(s). Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages, and facials. The spa is equipped with a spa tub. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology.


Onsite venue - Overlooking the garden, this fine-dining restaurant specializes in Modern European cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner.

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of KES 50 per person (return)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in is available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.


Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector on site.
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Also known as

Hemingways Hotel
Hemingways Hotel Nairobi
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Nairobi Hemingways
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Frequently asked questions

Does Hemingways Nairobi offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Hemingways Nairobi does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Hemingways Nairobi?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Hemingways Nairobi?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Hemingways Nairobi?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Hemingways Nairobi?
Yes, there's free self and valet parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Hemingways Nairobi?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is KES 50 per person return.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Hemingways Nairobi?
You can check in from 1:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Express check-in and check-out and contactless check-in are available.
Is there an onsite casino at Hemingways Nairobi?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Lucky 8 Casino (17-min drive) is nearby.
What is there to do at Hemingways Nairobi and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities nearby such as hiking. Additional recreation nearby includes game drives and safari tours. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool. Hemingways Nairobi also has a sauna and a steam room, as well as a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Hemingways Nairobi?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that offers Modern European cuisine and garden views.
Does Hemingways Nairobi have rooms with private spa tubs?
Yes, each room has a deep soaking bathtub.
Does Hemingways Nairobi have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a balcony.
What's the area around Hemingways Nairobi like?
Hemingways Nairobi is in Langata, a short 19-minute walk from Oloolua Nature Trail.







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10/10 Exceptional

This is an iconic hotel that is both modern and classic Kenyan safari style. A great place to stay over night before your safari to get rid of your jet lag
Albert, 1-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Margaret, 3-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Extraordinary Hotel!!! What an amazing stay❤️
Denell, 2-night family trip
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6/10 Good

Mr Paul, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Brittany, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The property was beautiful and the staff provided incredibly service.
Irene, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Hemingway's Nairobi is the perfect get away. The amenities and Sunday brunch are spectacular.
Dianne, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great place to relax and wind down.
Daniel, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Architectural beauty, grounds setting is very peaceful and relaxing
Anthony, 2-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Daniel, 1-night trip
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