Fairmont Hotel

Nairobi, Kenya

Built in 1904, this upscale hotel is a 10-minute walk from the National Museums of Kenya and 3 km from Uhuru Park.

The elegant rooms and suites come with flat-screen TVs, Wi-Fi, and tea and coffeemakers, along with safes. Some feature verandas. Suites add living rooms, and some have private terraces.

There’s a chic restaurant, a casual eatery with a terrace, and a high-end wine bar. A sophisticated lounge offers high tea. Other amenities include a heated outdoor pool, a fitness center and a spa. Meeting and event space is available, including a ballroom. Breakfast is offered.