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The Norfolk Hotel
The Norfolk Hotel
The Norfolk Hotel
The Norfolk Hotel
The Norfolk Hotel

Reviews of The Norfolk Hotel

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4 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited The Norfolk Hotel and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa

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Muz
Colchester

"The Norfolk Hotel review"

3 nights Arrived 11 Feb 2020
"lovely colonial atmosphere that has not been diminished by the modernisation.

A lovely place to stay and at a very reasonable price" See all these reviews: 13n in Kenya; 9n in Zanzibar
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Good
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Mr S
Hong Kong

"The Norfolk Hotel review"

1 night Arrived 9 Jan 2017
"Old world charm, steeped in history and tradition. Welcoming, warm, attentive staff, great tapas at the bar and a relaxing garden setting." See all these reviews: 7n in Tanzania; 4n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Average
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Excellent
Dr W & Dr D
Leeds

"Norfolk Hotel - like stepping back in time"

4 nights Arrived 29 Sep 2016
"We enjoy staying at old hotels with an interesting past so this was perfect for us.

Although an old hotel it has all the modern facilities expected nowadays." See all these reviews: 16n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs B
Colchester

"The Norfolk Hotel review"

3 nights Arrived 19 Jul 2014
"We had the warmest of welcomes. That warmth and hospitality continued throughout our visit with each member of staff with whom we came into contact.

I tended to to discover their Tribe, and, largely speaking Kiswahili had interesting discussions, which were frequently hilarious. I felt I was being treated as a long lost friend, which, considering this was my favourite hotel from 1953 until I, latterly we, moved to West Nyanza. The Hotel was more modern in many ways but retained its essence. The courtyard garden was still beautiful. Food and service were outstanding. It was sad to see that it was necessary for there to be a permanent armed guard from the GSU the first leader of which had been a friend as I told the startled askaris on duty.

Our driver at this time was Kim who was first class." See all these reviews: 10n in Kenya
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Good
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
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