7 Best Hotels in Kenya: World Travel Awards 2016

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The prestigious World Travel Awards Africa gala ceremony took place a few nights ago, in the awe-inspiring Island of Zanzibar. Kenya, as usual, walked away happy, with over 10 awards for its impeccable hospitality service and pristine destinations. This travel event feted the best hotels in Kenya in different categories.

The 7 best Kenyan hotels that ruled the gala ceremony are:

  1. Tribe Hotel – Africa’s Leading Design Hotel 2016

The Tribe Hotel’s architecture is outstanding, and unique. It has warmly lit rooms with earthy colours, loft-like structure, tribal crafts for interior décor and the walls have uncharacteristic angles that curve unexpectedly but beautifully.  The hotel’s highlight is a dining table submerged in the pool for those diners who just crave for adventure.

  1. Leopard Beach Resort & Spa – Africa’s Leading Family Resort 2016

It is located on the best beach in Africa, Diani Beach. It has a sauna, a spa and an outdoor pool. It is one of the best hotels in Kenya for families with kids.


A Plush room at Leopard Beach Resort & Spa.

  1. Nairobi Serena Hotel – Africa’s Leading Green Hotel 2016

Nairobi Serena Hotel is a business hotel, a family friendly hotel and a honeymoon destination just minutes’ away from Nairobi’s city centre.

  1. Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club – Africa’s Leading Hotel 2016

It is one of the oldest and best hotels in Kenya, on Mount Kenya. The ideal place to stay when exploring Mount Kenya.

  1. Radisson Blu Hotel, Nairobi Upper Hill – Africa’s Leading New Hotel

Radisson Blu Hotel is the latest addition to plush hotels in Nairobi. It is situated in the rapidly growing business district of Nairobi.


A lavish room at the plush Radisson Blu Hotel.

  1. Cowrie Shell Beach Apartments – Africa’s Leading Serviced Apartments 2016

If you want to stay a short distance from Mombasa, stay in Bamburi’s Cowrie Shell Beach Apartments. The apartments range from 1-3 bedroom units, and there is an on-site restaurant.

  1. Finch Hattons – Africa’s Leading Tented Safari Camp 2016

Finch Hattons Tented Camp is the most luxurious place to stay in Tsavo West. It was designed to the standards set by the grandfather of luxury safaris, Finch Hattons.

These are the best hotels in Kenya for you to book in 2016.


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