Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club
General Description: 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. Its no wonder this Nanyuki resort emerged a winner in the 2013 Travelers Choice Awards and that Travel & Leisure Magazine often positions it in the ‘World’s Top 50’ List. Originally the retreat of movie star and Club founder, William Holden, the Club’s illustrious former members have included Winston Churchill and Bing Crosby.
Accommodation: Located in the main building, a Fairmont room has an open layout plan that is tastefully furnished and features a sitting area with a great view of the majestic mountain. The room accommodates a king or twin bed, built-in wardrobes, tea or coffee facilities, stocked mini bar and a wood burning fire place to keep the evening chill at bay. The three-piece bathroom boasts of a rain shower, a 115/240v shaving socket, hair dryer and Fairmont luxury toiletries.
Dining: Enjoy an elegant dining affair at the Tusks Restaurant, one of the most exquisite restaurants in Nanyuki. It offers a sophisticated indoor set up which extends onto a terrace, with a great view of the majestic mountain. Adjacent to it is the Zebar, a great spot to unwind after a day of adventure, whilst the Swimming Pool Bar is perfect for a tranquil rendezvous. The private William Holden Dining Area is popular for hosting private dinners and cocktail parties.
Activities: High on the slopes of Africa’s second highest mountain, the Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club Resort in Nanyuki straddles the equator in a glory of luxurious cottages and elegant buildings set amid manicured lawns and decorative ponds. This is the perfect base for your holiday in Kenya. There are many recreational activities in Kenya available: game viewing on horseback, golf, croquet, a bowling green, table tennis, swimming, and an animal orphanage, nature walks with the Resident Naturalist and for the sturdy -climbing of Mt. Kenya.