Most visitors to Kenya skip Nairobi and head off on safari or to the coast. Shame, says Sarah Turner, who loves its contemporary buzz and the chance to see four of the big five before brunch
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The vastness of Kenya can be overwhelming for first time visitors. The country isn’t even one of the biggest in Africa, but its still huge compared to many other parts of the world. Unless you’re taking serious time to travel around, or are on a pre-booked safari, you’ll likely never leave the capital when you visit for the first time. Here’s our guide to making the most of a short trip to Nairobi.
On the other side of town, in Westlands, trendy hotels such as the Social House (which opened in 2020) are a hangout for a growing middle class
Put the Big Five to the bottom of your bucket list: Kenya's capital is taking the spotlight this year, and the only safari we'll be heading on is a cultural one. Home to experimental restaurants and bars, a bubbling arts scene and a nightlife that moves to the rhythms of Afrobeat, this East African city has evolved into a frenetic creative hub for the continent. Stay at The Social House Nairobi.
While Nairobi was often relegated to one-night layovers en route to the bush, innovative new hotel concepts like The Social House Nairobi, which opened just before the pandemic, are beckoning visitors to linger awhile
The Social House, a new city hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. A destination for adventurers who seek connection and thirst for the unexpected, the hotel was designed as a social hub for creative locals, in turn immersing overseas travelers in a slice of modern-day Kenya.
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Beyond the appeal of its ideal location in Lavington, The Social House’s interior is so aesthetically pleasing with 83 bedrooms and four restaurants: The Living Room, a breakfast lounge, The Other Room, Copper, a fine dining steakhouse and Inca a Peruvian bar and restaurant on the rooftop.
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