Safari Park Hotel

Nairobi, Kenya

In 20 hectares of gardens, this high-end resort is 11 km from Karura Forest, a 1,041-hectare urban forest, and 19 km from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

Accommodations range from refined, colonial-style rooms with 4-poster beds and antique furnishings to plush suites with kitchenettes, whirlpool baths, and living/dining rooms with fireplaces. All have free Wi-Fi, satellite TV and minibars. Room service is available 24/7.

Breakfast is complimentary. There are also 7 bars and restaurants, (including an Italian eatery and a piano bar), plus a casino, a nightclub and 2 outdoor pools. Other amenities include a spa, a gym and tennis courts.