Hemingways is a grand hotel set in a peaceful corner of Nairobi 

Set in the leafy suburb of Karen in Nairobi, the regal and historic Hemingways Nairobi is a luxury hotel offering personalised service and a fantastic location. 

Hemingways Nairobi combines tradition and luxury

Being located between the Nairobi National Park and the Ngong Hills, Hemingways Nairobi is close to Nairobi’s most loved attractions, such as the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and the Giraffe Centre, and guests are in a prime spot to experience Nairobi to the fullest. 

This quiet neighbourhood is the perfect setting for a relaxing stay, matched by the hotel’s expansive and romantic buildings spread across green, sloping lawns. Hemingways Nairobi feels exclusive and peaceful, boasting 45 elegant suites and first class spa facilities. 

Located in a separate wing of the hotel which overlooks the pool and manicured gardens, the sumptuous spa specialises in both French and custom designed treatments using locally sourced ingredients. Everyone can enjoy a range of unique treatments, packages, and grooming services. 

The hotel’s brasserie serves up classic and creative cooking, while a gorgeous daily afternoon tea is perfect for a relaxing afternoon. 

Other highlights include the swimming pool and the gym, as well as a lush golf course, just five minutes away. Explore the nearby suburban shopping scene, and visit the Karen Blixen museum. 


The Hotel

Hemingways Nairobi boasts fantastic views and easy access to Nairobi’s much loved attractions. Guests wake up to the green hills that Hemingway once marvelled at and wrote about, while enjoying first class amenities in one of 45 sumptuous suites. Enjoy high ceilings, private terraces, and gorgeous fabrics. Deluxe suites are located on the ground floor, offering a seating area, marbled en-suite bathroom, walk-in closets, and extensive luxury amenities. 

The special Blixen and Hemingway Suites offer large living and dining areas, a guest WC, a large terrace, and separate bedroom terrace. Every room benefits from a butler service catering for your every need, whether you are celebrating a special occasion, or simply require room service.  

The hotel’s Brasserie is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and offers exceptional international cuisine, while the terrace serves English afternoon tea every day. The Hemingways Bar is a wonderfully cosy spot where you can see the views of the Ngong Hills.  


Hemingways Nairobi has a first class spa facility, swimming pool, butler service, and manicured gardens. 


 The Brasserie is the home of international fine dining, and custom menus can be arranged for special occasions. 

How a stay at this hotel makes your trip more responsible

Hemingways Nairobi has over a decade of history supporting local communities and environments through sustainable water, energy, and waste practices, and locally sourced produce. The Hemingways group strongly supports local projects and promotes local craft work.  

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