It is an old hotel built in the seventies but it is kept in a very good condition. Being a local brand, this hotel is preferred by politicians and used for governmental events. The reception and ballrooms are always filled with politicians, ministers, ambassadors, etc.. There are several restaurants, bars, meeting rooms in the hotel which will provide you with a variety of places to eat, have a drink and chill-out. Being a favorite place for governmental events so the level of security is high which is an important aspect in Nairobi. Rooms: 7/10 spacious, well furnished, comfortable beds, OK amenities Location: 8/10 it is hard to recognize or hail a taxi so your best option is Uber Internet: free & stable Breakfast: 8/10 wide variety and delicious cheese platter Service: 8/10 friendly and professional staff Value: 7/10 hotels are generally overpriced in Nairobi but Serena is on the expensive side P.S On Fridays they have a sea food all-you-can-eat buffet… don’t miss it
Set amongst the lush-green abundance of extensive tropical gardens, looking out over the gentle green avenues of Central Park and commanding a panoramic view over the glittering towers of downtown Nairobi, the Serena Hotel enjoys one of the finest locations in the city. Sensitively constructed from ecologically sympathetic materials, the interior dcor of the hotel reflects a kaleidoscope of cultural influences blending Moroccan mystique and a breadth of African heritage into one elegant and harmonious whole.Considered the leading hotel in Nairobi for its standards of accommodation, food, service and amenities. The elegantly designed bedrooms feature intricate timber works inspired by Pan-African designs and most have views of either Nairobi skyline across Central Park or of acacia groves and lush gardens. The main restaurant, Mandhari, offers some of finest cuisine and the Maisha Health Club is the best in the country. The hotel also boasts up-to-date business services and exceptionalConference facilities.