Accommodation at the Equator
Nanyuki is a market town on the foothills of Mount Kenya. The sun rises behind the snowcapped peak of Mount Kenya offering a magical backdrop to this quiet town. Places of interest in and around Nanyuki include Ol Pejeta Wildlife Conservancy, Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, Aberdare National Park and Mau Mau Caves.
To explore these attractions and more, stay in hotels in Nanyuki.
Luxury Hotels in Nanyuki
Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club
This luxury hotel is set on an expansive landscaped property on the foothills of Kenya’s largest mountain. This location yields beautiful view of the mountain. Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club has 120 luxurious rooms.
When you stay here, you play golf on the lush course with the snowcapped peak of Mount Kenya in the background. Other exciting activities are horseback riding, game viewing in the animal orphanage next door, swimming and playing table tennis.
The meals are exemplary; the hotel offers a wide range of cuisines. Stay here on your honeymoon, romantic getaway, family holiday and during any other leisurely or business trip.
Sportsmans Arms Hotel
The Sportsmans Arms Hotel is one of the oldest hotels in Nanyuki. It is located about 500metres from the road that proceeds to Isiolo. It is popular with both business and leisure travellers.
The hotel has en-suite rooms housed in two wings. The luxury cottages are set on another part of the hotel. Each cottage has a kitchen, lounge, a fireplace and an en-suite bathroom. There are one and two bedroom cottages.
This luxury camp is located about 2km from Nanyuki Town as you go to Meru. It has standard rooms and cottages. All units are en-suite and furnished. This hotel is ideal for all visitors from couples to families, groups and solo travellers. It is a great place to rest when embarking on an excursion of Mount Kenya.
Sweetwaters Serena Camp
This luxury camp is set around a watering hole in Ol Pejeta Conservancy. It has 39 luxuriously furnished tents each with a private veranda from which you can watch activity at the watering hole. Things to do in the conservancy include day and night game drives, swimming, nature walks and bird viewing.
At Lewa House, all meals are served in the main house. Guests mingle in the dining area over a cup of coffee or finger-licking food. Accommodation is offered in rondavel huts made of natural stone and dry grass.
Ol Pejeta House
This luxury lodge was the home of a multi-millionaire; therefore, expect nothing short of exquisite accommodation. It is located in the famous Ol Pejeta Conservancy. The mansion has a guest cottage, two master suites and two guest bedrooms. There are two swimming pools on site.
Stay in a luxury country house on a 360-acre conservancy. Mukima House is located about 10 minutes away from Nanyuki Town. This old house, built in the 40s, is now a modern resort refurbished and furnished for the modern traveller.
There are 8 en-suite bedrooms, a swimming pool outdoors, a tennis court and a sauna. The dam outside the house draws hundreds of bird species from the bush.
It is located in Ol Pejeta Conservancy, which is the home of the biggest number of black rhinos in Kenya. There are six luxury tents; spacious, elegant and modern are ways to describe the accommodation offered at this camp.
Nanyuki Sports Club
It is one of the oldest sports clubs in the country. This club has one of the best golf courses in the country.
Mid Range Hotels in Nanyuki
Kirimara Springs Hotel
This hotel is located along the Nairobi-Nanyuki Highway about a five minutes’ walk from the town centre. The rooms are en-suite.
Falcon Heights Hotel
Its spacious, furnished units offer single, double and triple rooms. It is a popular resort for groups, teams and solo travellers. This resort is located a few minutes away from the town centre, along the Nanyuki-Rumuruti Road.
There are 38 en-suite rooms, consisting of single, double and executive rooms. It is situated in the town centre, opposite Central Park.