’The African Paradise’ Location The Safari Park Hotel & Casino is located 15 minutes by car from the city centre on one the main arterial highway to Mount Kenya. It is 30 minutes by car from Nairobi National Park (one of the country’s most accessible and varied parks) and 30 minutes by car from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
This Nairobi (capital city) hotel is within easy reach of the city centre, international airport, central business district and other city attractions. The hotel accommodation makes the ideal base for a Nairobi holiday or start out to a Kenya safari. For more information on hotel booking, hotel accommodation and Nairobi hotels, please contact us.
Ambiance The Safari Park Hotel stands in 64 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds incorporating a wide variety of indigenous trees and offering sanctuary to a startling array of birds and butterflies. One of Nairobi’s most cosmopolitan hotels, the Safari Park is also one of Kenya’s largest and most exciting theme parks. An oasis of tranquility in the heart of Nairobi, the Safari Park Hotel blends stylishly elegant architecture, supremely luxurious accommodation, sparkling water gardens, an inland beach, beautifully landscaped gardens and a wide choice of international restaurants.
Background The site on which the hotel stands was once an Officers’ Club, established by the British Army during colonial times. Later, a simple hotel was constructed on the site; known as the Spread Eagle Hotel, it made the ideal safari stop-over for travelers heading north to Mount Kenya and beyond. The wooded grounds and fresh country air also made a tranquil retreat for the residents of the rapidly expanding city of Nairobi. The Safari Park Hotel came into being in 1974 and was continuously expanded and renovated between 1986-1992. The grand opening took place in November of 1992.
Accommodation The hotel offers a wide choice of rooms, each of which are larger than global standard, and enjoy their own scenic balcony, hand-carved furniture, four-poster bed and luxury marble bathroom. Business Suites have been especially designed for the travelling businessmen, and offer an integrated workspace. Executive Suites offer both an elegant bedroom and a spacious reception room, each with TVs. The Presidential Suite, meanwhile, is a luxury apartment in its own right. All rooms have been located so as to enjoy panoramic views of our landscaped grounds, and all enjoy 24/7 WiFi and a high standard of 24-hour room service. . Every room enjoys 24-hour room service and is provided with a refrigerated mini-bar, an ensuite bathroom (hair-dryer, bath, shower, WC and bidet), an in-room safety deposit box, WiFi and a television offering the following stations: CNN, BBC, KBC, KTN, DSTV, TV5, STV, Nation TV, CCTV 4. A same-day laundry service is offered 7-days a week (at additional cost).
Dining and bars The Safari Park Hotel is unique, offering a wide ranged of themed eating venues: The Café Kigwa:Centrally placed within the grounds, overlooking the luxurious central pool and inland beach, the 24-hour Café Kigwa offers traditional African and international cuisine (buffet and a la carte) plus weekend brunches, children’s activities, live musice. The Nyama Choma Ranch: Essentially Kenyan in both atmosphere and cuisine, the Nyama Choma Ranch offers a stunning selection of flame-roasted barbecued meats; sizzling hot, served on skewers and sliced at your table; served alongside jacket fries, crisp salads and tasty dips. The Ranch also features a theatre-stage and the Safari Cats performance nightly. A team of professionally trained and choreographed dancers, the Safari Cats are unrivalled for the pulsating impact of their 45-minute performance. A kaleidoscope of colour, culture, acrobatics and raw excitement, the Safari Cats’ stage show is the premiere event in town. And when the cats go off the stage: a live band comes on. La Piazzetta: Intimate yet relaxed, La Piazzetta Italian Restaurant offers home-made Italian pasta, fresh-made pizzas hot from the wood-burning oven, a tempting array of antipasti and a wide range of Italian wines. The Chiyo Japanese Restaurant : an oasis of oriental calm set against a backdrop of rice paper screens, bamboo fronds and sculptured Japanese gardens, Chiyo showcases the essential culture of Japanese cuisine (sushi, sashimi, Tepenyaki and Korean cuisine) Winners Pavillion Chinese Restaurant : an elegant Chinese restaurant offering a wide selection of Mandarin cuisine. Bars: Hemingway’s lounge is presented in time-honoured safari style and offers inside and outside seating, live piano music, cocktails etc. The Piano Bar offers live piano, wide-screen TV for sporting events etc. Paradise Theme Park: a wilderness area showcasing traditional ‘bush dinners’ with campfires, dancers, BBQ etc. Conference and event facilities With a capacity of 1000 delegates, the hotel’s full-air-confiditioned Jambo Conference conference centre offers: simultaneous translation, state-of-the-art audiovisual and media presentation equipment, mood lighting and studio sound. Stylishly presented, the centre also lends itself to social events such as weddings, family celebrations, dinner dances and product launches. The hotel also offers 20 conference rooms varying in capacity from 20 to 1500 guests (each with pre-function areas and break-out areas), a business centre and business support team, a selection of 5 speciality restaurants and 4 bars for entertaining delegates, and 64 acres of park and water gardens which offer the ideal backdrop to product launches, presentations and social functions. Presentation facilities also include two stages (with sound, lighting and guest catering), each with extensive reception facilities, private entrances and an 800 vehicle car park. The hotel also offers a dedicated open-air events ground (with or without tents), and a professional events management team. Additional services include: simultaneous translation equipment, video-conferencing/tele-conferencing facilities, reception staff, floral arrangements, private cocktails and canapés, themed dinners, poolside receptions, garden events, product launches and a full range of attractive accommodation packages. The Paradise Business Centre: offers: 24-hour internet/WiFi and email connectivity, internet satellite downlink, internet telephony, lease-lines and web cams, fax and telephone service, video/tele-conferencing services, business support team, printing, photocopying, photo-process and image scanning services, self-use computers, mobile telephone hire, conference and equipment hire, secretarial, translation and courier services, taxi and car hire, and travel desk.
Weddings and honeymoons The hotel is THE preferred Nairobi wedding venue offering: wedding planning service, a choice of 6 interior and exterior venues, photographic services, reception planning, flowers, cakes, honeymoon suites etc.
Child-friendly The hotel is exceptionally child-friendly offering: babysitting, cots, children’s meals, children’s playground, children’s pool and weekend animated events (clowns, bouncy castles, animation teams etc.There will be no charge for a maximum of 2 children less than 12 years of age who are sharing the same room as their parents. Other attractions The Safari Fitness Club offers a 2000 sq m tropical swimming pool with inland beach, a full-sized training pool, 2 squash courts, 3 tennis courts (2 floodlit) and a 2 km jogging track. We can also arrange for horse riding (5 km from the hotel) and golf (there are five excellent 18-hole golf courses within 10-30 minutes drive from the hotel).The hotel also offers a fully equipped Health Centre and beauty/hairdressing facility. Complementary bus shuttle services are offered between the hotel and the city centre twice daily (10.00am and 1pm from reception, 10.30am and 1.30pm from collection points at City Market and Nakumatt Downtown).
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