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By Chris Boyle

Pastry Chef & Pool

Set apart from the crowded city center in the lush suburbs of Nairobi, Tribe echoes nothing but the ultimate in luxury. Its sleek architecture and crisp lines set forth a brand new experience in hotel accommodation.

Drawing inspiration from its African heritage, the hotel boasts exquisite art, crafts and furnishings handpicked from the farthest corners of the continent. Each of the 137 rooms is carefully designed to whisk you away from the average mundane hotel room into a world of chic and hip design with an emphasis on detail and luxurious comfort. Tribe’s serene, charming and charismatic surroundings place it among the most striking and luxurious boutique properties on the African continent, guaranteeing to meet and exceed the needs of any guest, from jetsetting celebrities to any traveler looking to add urban flair to a Kenyan getaway.



Master Bedroom

Number of rooms in suite: Two

Number of entrances to suite: Two

Number of baths: Two, one master bathroom with Jacuzzi and shower and one guest bathroom

Suite style: Contemporary Afro-chic

Key selling points: This sleek suite offers an outdoor terrace with a poolside view, as well as a dedicated dining area and butler service. You’ll also find an extensive library, two 60-inch flat-screen LCD TVs and a Bose Lifestyle sound system.

Number of suites in hotel: 13

  • Square footage: 1,200
  • Nightly rate: $1,500


Kaya Spa: Using nothing but the finest products, Kaya’s uniquely developed treatments harmonize both body and mind.

The six treatment rooms infuse a sense of tranquility through inspiring design and décor that contribute to the relaxation and reinvigoration of your entire spa experience.

Signature treatments: Kaya Gold, Four Hand Hot-stone Massage, Lomi Lomi Massage

Spa Manager Nicoletta Nyaga




Epic: Trendy and sophisticated, yet unpretentious, the hotel’s restaurant offers an eclectic mix of global flavors and expert service.

Executive chef Luca Molten’s masterful creations pair the freshest ingredients with visually striking designs.

NEST Rooftop Terrace Bar: This airy al fresco hangout on the hotel’s rooftop serves signature martinis and aromatic, house-blended shisha flavors in a mystical Moroccan setting.

Restaurant Manager Roma Shah



Enjoy a private cinema screening or entertain business associates in the hotel’s exclusive sound room.







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