Colonial-style elegance


Hotel Description

Hemingways is a luxury boutique hotel offering exemplary butler service. This member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World is situated close to the Karen Blixen Museum and just over 6 miles away from the Langata Giraffe Sanctuary. Nairobi National Park is within easy driving distance making Hemingways a perfect place to stay if you want to explore local sites and places of interest. The hotel has stunning views of the Ngong Hills, beautiful colonial-style buildings, an elegant Brasserie, guest lounge, spa, swimming pool and spacious bedrooms, each of which has a private balcony.


Guest-attention and personal service is second-to-none at Hemingways and you’ll be looked after from the moment you check in until the moment your leave by your dedicated butler.


  • In-room Dining
  • Internet Access
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Laundry
  • Minibar
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Spa
  • Wi-Fi

Holiday Type(s)

  • Luxury Holidays for Couples
  • Boutique Holidays


Room Types

Rooms & Suites

The accommodation at Hemingways is sumptuous and stunning. There are 45 high-ceilinged rooms, two of which are penthouse style Presidential Suites, and 43 Junior Suites with vaulted beam ceilings. The style is safari elegance with touches of brass, mahogany, muted colours and textured fabrics. Rooms have: - Spacious en-suite bathroom with walk-in wardrobe, bath and shower - Complimentary wired and Wi-fi access - Pop-up 40" TV - Air conditioning and ceiling fan - Personalised bar - Safe - Hairdryer, bathrobes, slippers, overnight kit - Egyptian cotton bed linen and towels - Complimentary local daily newspaper - Laptop, DVD player, Playstation, XBox on request Luxury Suites have: - Early check-in and late check-out subject to availability - Complimentary international daily newspaper - Laptop, DVD player and fax machine


The Brasserie: Serves delicious European classics with a twist with the focus on simply cooked free-range products sourced from Kenyan farms. The Josper oven (indoor barbecue) gives a distinctive char-grilled flavour to the meat. This is refined dining that food lovers will truly appreciate.

Fine and plentiful buffet breakfasts are also served and indulgent afternoon teas with classic sandwiches, scones and the obligatory cup of tea.

The roof-top bar is a great place to enjoy a sun-downer or pre-dinner drink.

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