Fairmont The Norfolk Hotel has played a leading role in Kenya*s colorful history- and continues to be Nairobi*s finest and best-known hotel. The town and later the modern city of Nairobi grew up around Fairmont The Norfolk hotel- which still has its own private tropical gardens. The hotel is still the traditional starting point for safaris and the Lord Delamere Terrace is modern Nairobi*s most famous meeting place- where drinks and light meals are served continuously from morning until midnight. Fairmont The Norfolk was expanded in 1999 and subsequently renovated in time for its centennial- which it celebrated in 2004. The hotel now offers accommodations in 170 guest rooms and suites- has eight conference rooms- the largest seating 175 delegates- a heated outdoor swimming pool- health club with gym- sauna and steam room- beauty salon- book shop and gift shops.