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The service is superb, the food is good, especially the diverse breakfast options that they have, I think the picnic lunch is something the can improve on but general service is superb. Dinner is quite an experience especially.
In the grounds of the National Museum, there's a recreated Kikuyu homestead and a Snake Park, where you can see black mambas, some sad-looking crocodiles and giantdudus (creepy crawlies).
Currently the Snake Park exhibits major groups,
1.Invertebrates like Giant Snails, Baboon Spider ,Mombasa Train Millipede, Crayfish, Freshwater Prawns
2.Vertebrates like Fishes both Marine and Fresh water, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds and Mammals
It is also offering services such as rescue and rehabilitation centre for reptiles (abandoned, confiscated, illegal collection), dissemination of information on aquarium fishes and reptiles as well as specialized talks on the same.
A day trip to visit the Brown's cheese factory and Dairy Farm is a great day trip for all. Being just half an hour from Nairobi, this family run farm has been in operation for over 40 years. It offers a variety of activities that include cheese tastings, a farm visit, a delicious lunch and even a chance to milk the cows. The tastings and visits are by appointment only, so if interested you'll need to email or call to book a place.
Besides its permanent collection, visitors to the new museum can see an exhibition of children's work in the Safaricom Children's Gallery, "Gender, power and the past" by US-trained Kenyan artist Miriam Syowia Kyambi in the Installation Gallery and mixed photographic works in the Photographic Gallery. Other spaces in the new premises include a sculpture garden and an outside area for open-air performances.
The Go-Down Arts Centre, a converted warehouse in the Industrial Area, contains ten separate art studios and is rapidly becoming a hub for Nairobi's burgeoning arts scene, bringing together visual and performing arts with regular exhibitions, shows, workshops and open cultural nights.
The Aberdare Country Club is the base hotel of The Ark. The Ark is set in thick woodland at the heart of the Aberdare National Park. It is designed with numerous viewing decks, balconies and lounges that allow you to watch animals visiting the waterhole and salt lick.
Zanzibar feels like another world, one scented with cinnamon, drenched in sugar cane juice, populated with dhow (carved wooden boats) and women dressed in the traditional bui-bui. A trip to Zanzibar is well worth the two-hour ferry ride or puddle-jump in a plane to savour its spicy delights.
Johannesburg offers fascinating museums, most notably the Apartheid Museum in Gold Reef City and the Museum Africa in Newtown, as well as excellent art galleries. Several suburbs have a thriving café culture, which by the evening transforms into a lively restaurant scene.
Shopping is Jo'burg's biggest addiction, and the city offers an abundance of superb contemporary African art, fashion and design. And then there are the townships, most easily explored on a tour but, in some cases, possible to get to under your own steam.
Located in the older part of Dubai a midst many Indian restaurants. Hotel rooms are good and clean.
I have stayed here a lot and i personally like the place for its location, its walkable to the Al Fahidi station, plus Citimart (24H grocery) is like in adjacent lane. Rooms are comfortable, and price wise its decent too.
Just a few minutes’ drive from Dubai International Airport and stands directly in the shopping and business district. A few minutes stroll to Dubai Creek and the famous Al Riqqa Street is just around the corner.
The Rose Garden Hotel is well located, close to the older part of town and near a metro stop. There is a nice pool on the top floor. The hotel is right behind the Burjman shopping center so if you don't feel like hunting for a restaurant you can go to the mall food court.
This is a good place to stay if you are on business in the Dubai Silicon Oasis.Very clean hotel. Impressively attentive staff. Great facilities, pool, free wifi etc.
This hotel has heaps of character & an authentic arabic feel. Good breakfast inside the hotel but also a great little cafe just outside the front door. Its close proximity to Dubai mall is also a plus.
I loved the way the pools lead to the gardens which lead straight onto the hotel beach.
The decoration of the rooms is contemporary with a slight oriental spirit. The hotel itself is very stylish the decoration in the lobby with the flowers is really amazing. The hotel offers high class restaurants and a superb lounge with a huge variety on food and beverages. The beach can be accessed by a shuttle to the Le Meridien on the other side of the road. It was very convenient wothout any difficulties.