Palacina is ideally located within easy access to downtown Nairobi, the Central Business District, Shopping centers, hospitals and other urban amenities.

Located in the tranquil gardens of the State House Valley, Palacina is the ideal venue for those who wish to be centrally located but away from the traffic and noise of Nairobi. Set amongst beautiful gardens with views over the State House Valley Palacina is the perfect location for a relaxing stay in Nairobi.

For weary travelers who have seen many a hotel room, Palacina is a breath of fresh air. Offering all the luxuries of a five star hotel, with special personalized service, a relaxed atmosphere and great attention to detail. As a family owned and run hotel the core emphasis is on making guests feel at home during their stay in Nairobi in an atmosphere of understated elegance and warm hospitality.

Guests can chose to stay in either The Residence or The Suites. ‘The Suites’ are Nairobi’s premier hotel room accommodation, which are stylishly decorated and thoughtfully laid out. The Residence features beautifully furnished and fully serviced apartments ideal for guests who are staying in Nairobi for more than a month.

The Lobby serves as a living room complete with lounging areas, reading areas, a spacious veranda, a chic bar and a hotel reception all decorated in soothing neutral tones with the emphasis on comfort and style.

Breakfast is served from the open farm house kitchen, so whether you prefer to sit in the sunny breakfast room, read a newspaper at the Bar or enjoy your espresso in the Lobby…it is just a matter of choosing as Palacina is all about comfort and flexibility…not rules.

Add to this the award winning Moonflower Restaurant, The Conference Center, and the multitude of facilities on offer Palacina is the ideal venue for your stay in Nairobi.

Palacina is Nairobi’s premier boutique hotel.

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Offering a range of spa treatments and massages by our highly trained and professional beauty therapist. A place to stimulate your senses and allow for complete relaxation of body and mind.

Fitness Center

Located just off the main lobby, this room has the latest aerobic & anaerobic fitness equipment available free of charge exclusively to the residents & guests of Palacina.

Guest Laundry Room

We do offer a laundry service, however, if you would like to do your own laundry, there is a guest laundry room with coin-operated washer & dryer machines as well as an iron & ironing board.

Private Lounge for Entertaining

Should you wish to entertain your guests, we shall provide a private lounge for you with your own waiter free of charge.

Swimming Pool

The pool is open only to residents & guests therefore you are assured of peaceful enjoyment.

Business Centre

The business centre is open 24hours a day and we shall be happy to assist you with any secretarial needs you may have.

The Lobby

This area is open and manned 24 hours each day. Should you require to change money, post mail, directions around town, collect DVD movies, make restaurant reservations, arrange for taxi or shuttle transfers, access the internet or for any assistance at any time of the day or night please kindly contact the reception.

Meetings and Events

Meeting venues should be conducive to discussions, interaction and creativity. At Palacina we locate you in serene seclusion at a meeting room located on the riverbanks of the State House valley. During your meeting, workshop or seminar, what better venue for your tea breaks & lunches than at our award winning Moonflower restaurant just a stone’s throw away?

Special events at Palacina
Already famous for our attention to detail, our unique Africana décor, our personalised service and our true Kenyan hospitality, Palacina has the perfect venues for your special events, anything form cocktail parties to Press conferences . We assure you of our personal attention towards making your event a memorable success.

Possible events
– Breakfast & lunch events
– Special, theme & gala dinners
– Conferencing
– General Meetings
– Board meetings
– Intimate meetings
– Seminars
– Workshops
– Cocktail parties
– Birthday parties
– Anniversary parties
– End-year parties
– Press launches & briefings
– Press conferences
– Hens & stag nites
. and many other events.


The Residence

Featuring fully serviced and, beautifully decorated 1, 2 or 3 bedroom apartments,

“The Residence” is Nairobi’s premier address for guests anticipating a long term stay. Guests of “The Residence” are entitled to use of all the facilities available at Palacina.

All apartments have the following facilities
. Electronic safe box
. Satellite television
. Electric stove with oven
. Microwave oven
. Electric kettle
. Electric bread toaster
. All cutlery, crockery, glassware & cookware
. All bed & bath linens
. Iron box & stand
. Upright refrigerator with freezer
. Direct dial telephone
. Very tasteful furniture & fixtures
. Bathtub and/or shower

The Suites

Palacina features 14 Luxury hotel suites including 2 stunning penthouse suites. Each of the suites is over 140 square metres in size, with it’s own living room, un-suite bathroom, dresser and a private furnished balcony.

Decorated in calming natural colour tones, teak woods and crisp cottons, The Suites are luxuriously appointed and meticulously planned to include state-of-the-art facilities with a warm atmosphere synonymous to Palacina.

All suites & penthouses have the following facilities;
. Sophisticated decor
. Walk in closets
. Electronic safe box
. 25″ satellite televisions / Penthouses have flat screen TV’s
. DVD player
. Fully stocked wet bar
. Microwave oven
. Electric kettle
. Hairdryers
. Necessary cutlery & crockery
. Front facing balconies
. Both Jacuzzi tubs and showers

Gastronomy & Bar

The Moonflower Restaurant

Consistently rated among the top dining establishments in Nairobi, The Moonflower embodies the finest of Kenyan cuisine & hospitality. Featuring the very best of Kenyan produce in a contemporary menu. Our subtle fusion of Mediterranean & Swahili cultures is evident in our menu and in the unbeatable ambience.

The Moonflower is a 50-seat a’ la Carte restaurant featuring a live Jazz band as well as background Jazz music.

The Moonflower Bar

The Moonflower Bar is well stocked with local as well as imported beverages. There is also a tapas bar available featuring liqueurs & cigars for the connoisseur features lounges with a relaxed atmosphere created to make you feel at home.

The Breakfast Room

The Breakfast Room is exclusively for guest and residents of Palacina. A relaxed yet contemporary setting, an open farm-house kitchen with the morning sun shining through. You could choose to sit inside and read the morning paper while having your breakfast or feel the fresh morning breezes in the open terrace.



Kitale Lane, Off Dennis Pritt Road,
P.O Box 48728, Nairobi , Kenya

Tel: +254 20 265 4995, +254-20-2715517
+254-20-2715518 , +254 720 493 747, +254 733 777 173


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