Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club


Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club

Mount Kenya,

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Setting: Countryside

Classic Luxury

Activities & Dining:
Golfing, Swimming, Horseback Riding

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Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club 

Set at the base of Africa’s second-highest peak, Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club feels as elite as it did in its 1960s heyday. Movie idol William Holden founded the club so friends like Ernest Hemingway and Winston Churchill could escape their worldly cares. Escape yours on 100 landscaped acres with stunning rose gardens, tranquil pools and croquet lawns. Visit the animal orphanage next door, and explore the surrounding reserve on mountain bike or horseback. Expect to be lavished with attention, treated to elegant repasts and cosseted in your royally decorated guestroom with fireplace. 

With magnificent views of majestic Mount Kenya, the Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club Resort's 120 luxuriously appointed hotel rooms, set in over 100 acres of landscaped gardens, offer a unique blend of comfort, relaxation and adventure. Originally the retreat of movie star and Club founder, William Holden, the Club's illustrious former members have included Winston Churchill and Bing Crosby. 

For those who wish to spend time relaxing at the Nanyuki resort hotel, there are many recreational activities available: horseback riding, golf, croquet, a bowling green, table tennis, swimming, a beauty salon, an animal orphanage and much more. To be able to relax and appreciate the superb setting, the personal attention lavished on all visitors, the numerous activities and superb cuisine, one night is just not enough. Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club is the ideal base for a truly superb holiday in Nanyuki, Kenya. With some of the country's finest attractions on the doorstep, visitors to the resort can enjoy an enormous range of excursions and activities without spending hours and even days traveling between each.

There are 120 guest rooms spread out in the delightful grounds of the Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club. Accommodation comprises Fairmont and Deluxe rooms, Suites, and Cottages. All rooms feature fire place, in room safe, a fully stocked mini-bar, tea and coffee facilities, separate WC and rain shower. The Suites have mainly king-bedded room, with fireplace, one sitting room, private veranda or balcony overlooking the river and Mount Kenya, and a four piece spacious bathroom with rain shower and bath. Suites are located in the Garden Suites, William Holden Cottages, Riverside Cottages as well as in the Manor and the main building. The Cottages offer two bedrooms with en-suite bathroom, a spacious lounge with fireplace, private veranda and lawn garden overlooking the manicured grounds and Mount Kenya.

Enjoy an elegant affair at the Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club restaurant in Nanyuki. Dress is strictly smart casual, and ladies are asked not to wear mini-skirts, and gentlemen are asked not to wear sports gear. Long trousers are mandatory for dinner. Special early supper can be served in the main dining room for children under 12 years old, and children are not allowed in the public areas after 9:30 p.m. A room service menu is available, together with a choice of liqueurs, soft drinks, cocktails, wines, spirits, tea and coffee. Room service is available 24 hours.

Created using fresh and nutritionally balanced ingredients, Fairmont Lifestyle Cuisine dishes contribute to optimal health and wellness. Additionally, we are pleased to offer you Lifestyle Cuisine Plus, nutritious meals catering to guests with specific diet-dependent conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and gluten-free, as well as unique dietary preferences including, macrobiotic, raw and vegan diets. 

The hotel has a large outdoor heated swimming pool facing Mount Kenya peaks, manned by a pool attendant from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. All children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. The surrounds of the pool are an ideal venue for cocktail parties for 15 to 500 persons.

The sacred peak of a long-extinct volcano, Mount Kenya has drawn visitors for decades. Nestled in the lush foothills of this spectacular mountain, straddling the equator and with a history as rich and evocative as the surrounding landscape, Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club offers a snapshot of Africa from a bygone era. Under the watchful eye of the mountain, guests can stroll throughout the hotel’s tranquil grounds and relax in the refined elegance of the club-like interior. And, of course, enviable location adjacent to Mount Kenya National Park, part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as well as close to Aberdare National Park, ensures that an unforgettable African safari experience is at your doorstep.

Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club is a member of exclusive Virtuoso travel network. Book online or contact our Virtuoso Travel Advisor [email protected] for more details.

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  • Meeting facilities
  • Accessible facilities
  • Heated pool
  • Massage services
  • Outdoor pool
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Security
  • Spa
  • Lounges/bars
  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Children's play area
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Children welcome
  • Pets allowed
  • Horseback riding
  • Meeting rooms

For 2019, Virtuoso Rate Includes:

•Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
•Buffet breakfast daily for up to two in room guests
•Return airstrip transfers to Nanyuki Airstrip
•Exotic fruit basket and GM welcome card
•A visit to the Animal Orphanage
•Locally handcrafted art pieces
•A complimentary 50-minute massage for up to two people, per room, once during stay
•Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
•Complimentary Wi-Fi

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