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Swanky Ole-Sereni Hotel turns heads



Located just off Mombasa road Ole-Sereni is the only hotel bordering Nairobi National Game Park. The hotel derives its name from the Maasai ethnic group in Kenya, which name is loosely translated as the “place of tranquility”, and which is in reference to that particular location where the hotel was put up.

Ole-Sereni captures the essence of Nairobi, which is the only city in the world that boasts a natural game park within its precincts. The hotel offers its guests views of animals in their natural surroundings at the waterhole in the park from the restaurants, bar, swimming pool and other parts of the facility.

 Combining features

As “The City Hotel by the Game Park”, Ole- Sereni combines the best features of a modern City Hotel and a traditional wildlife lodge to present guests with a cocktail of breathtaking fundamentals of nature’s tranquility from a very close range.

Ole-Sereni is strategically positioned close to the Airport and the city center, offering worldclass facilities and personalized services to business as well as leisure travelers. The hotel also enjoys proximity to the Central Business District, international organizations, financial institutions, government offices and the industrial areas of Nairobi.

Ole-Sereni Hotel offers guest 134 exquisitely furnished, air-conditioned rooms and suites spread over three floors. Guests will have the opportunity to relax and unwind at the Roof top heated swimming pool that overlooks the park, the Gymnasium and Aerobics Room or the Sports Lounge.

One can also enjoy special therapies and treatments at the Massage Centre. The Sauna & Steam Facility and Unisex Salon are other places guests can visit to pamper themselves.

Facilities available

The hotel boasts some of the best facilities in the industry, state-of-the-art interiors and efficient spot on service for all guests. The management commissioned one of the best interior design firms in the world to do the magnificent interiors of this facility, and they are truly amazing.

 Rooms and amenities

There are a total of 134 city park-facing rooms. Out of these, 58 are marked as Superior Rooms, 48 are Deluxe, 26 are Club Rooms and two are suites.

The amenities available include a direct dial telephone, cabled high speed internet, private shower & WC, tea and coffee dispenser, hairdryer, mini-bar, a safe, satellite TV, sound proofing (double glazed windows) and security locks. Other services include currency exchange, laundry and dry cleaning services, gift shop, baby sitters (available on request), 24-hour room service, spacious and fully equipped Business Center, automatic wake-up phone system, Wi-Fi Spots in the public area; smoking rooms and a travel desk.

Other services which are available include air conditioning, balcony, bath tub, bathrobe, bedside lamp, Channel music, complimentary bottled mineral water and fruit platter, complimentary toiletries, flat-screen TVs, full length mirror, hangers, in room heating, in-room Menu, laundry bag, parallel phone line in bathroom, shower cubicle, slippers, table lamp, temperature control, turn-down service, Voice Mail, weighing machine, wireless Internet access, wooden flooring, writing desk and VOIP phones.