15+ Hotels in Nairobi with Heated Swimming Pools
The weather in Nairobi is typically pleasant except in the months of June and July where the temperature drops. This drop in temperature doesn’t mean that we should forfeit all our recreational activities as we wait for the sun to shine. If swimming is one of your favorite recreational activities, you’ll be pleased to know that Nairobi has a good number of heated swimming pools. Located across the city, you are sure to find a hotel within minutes from you where you can just keep swimming. Additionally, if you are choosing to visit Nairobi during these months, we have a number of hotels where you can enjoy the warm swimming pool waters as a perk of being an in-house guest.
The following hotels have heated pools in Nairobi:
1. The Best Western Plus Meridian Hotel
The Best Western Plus Meridian Hotel is located in the Nairobi Center next to the Kenyatta International Convention Center. The location is ideal for anyone who would like to do business within the city. The pool, is open to all at Ksh 1,500 for adults and Ksh 750 for children below 12 years.
2. The Tamarind Tree Hotel
The Tamarind Tree Hotel is a modern hotel ideally located 5km from Nairobi city within the spacious Carnivore Grounds. The hotel is within a short distance of the city, the National Parks and high-end shopping malls in the Karen area. The heated pool is one of their prized amenities that is open to the public at Ksh 2,000, however, if you are eating a meal from the restaurant, the pool access fee is Ksh 1,500 per person.
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3. Four Points by Sheraton Nairobi, Hurlighum
The Four Points by Sheraton Nairobi Hurlinghum is a modern hotel that appeals to both the business and leisure traveler. The hotel located in the Kilimani region in Nairobi has a heated pool that is open to both in-house guests and guests who are not staying at the hotel. The pool is open for use from 6am, which is perfect for early risers who would like to get their laps in before they start their day and closes at 6pm. For out of house guests to access the pool, the fees are as follows; Adults at Ksh 1,500 and for children below 12 years at Ksh 500. The pool which is located on the rooftop is complemented by a rooftop bar where guests can pick from an assortment of drinks and meals.
4. The Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence, Nairobi Arboretum
Radisson is a hotel chain popularly known for its stylish interiors and the hotel in Arboretum, Nairobi is no exception. The heated pool is open to both its in-house guests and the public. However, to access the pool, the public will need to pay a fee of Ksh 4,500 for adults and Ksh 1,700 for children between the ages of 3 and 11 years. The pool is open from 6am – 5pm daily.
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5. The Heron Portico Hotel
The Heron Portico Hotel is part of the Sarova chain of hotels, which is a growing hotel chain in Kenya. The hotel is famously known to support the business travelers stay while in Nairobi with credit to its close proximity to the city center. The pool, which is heated, is the perfect way to unwind after concluding the day’s business.
6. Nairobi Serena Hotel
The Nairobi Serena Hotel is a 5 star located within the hub of Nairobi City however, the hotel promises its guests a peaceful environment removing you from the urban distractions. The hotel is a rich infusion of sophistication and influences from the East African, West African and Maghreb cultures. The hotel has a heated pool that complements the crew’s warm hospitality. Additionally, the hotel has a pool par where guests can sip on their favorite beverages and enjoy poolside snacks. In-house guests have free access to the pool, however, out-house guests pay Ksh 4,000 per day for adults and Ksh 3,000 for children between the ages of 3 and 12 years.
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7. Clarence House Nairobi
The Clarence House Hotel opened in 2012 with the intention of serving its guests an experience of luxury and comfort. Located in the plush Westlands neighborhood, the hotel promises its guests a tranquil and ‘total’ wellness experience. This is complemented with the hotel’s heated pool located on the rooftop, with a view overlooking the Westlands area. Guests who come to use the pool can also enjoy drinks and meals from the Cloud 9 Restaurant while the in-house DJ plays soft music to soothe away the silence. The prices to access the pool are quite affordable with Adults (over 11 years) pay Ksh 1,000 and children pay Ksh 500. Guests visiting the Clarence House pool are advised to come with their own towels.
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8. The Curve by the Park
The Curve by the Park is a 5 star fully furnished apartments accommodation with great views overlooking the Nairobi National Park. The Curve, designed to give guests great comfort away from home, has a pool which can be heated upon request. The Curve features 70 high end apartments which are either 1 or 2 bedrooms and are fully furnished. The pool is both accessible to guests staying in the apartments and guests who choose to spend the afternoon at The Curve. For these guests accessing the pool is Ksh 1,000 for adults and Ksh 500 for children.
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9. Windsor Golf Club
The Windsor Golf Club popularly know for its Golf facilities also has a heated pool for its guests to take a dip in even when the temperatures are low. The hotel is located in the leafy Ridgeways area which offers its guests a break from the bustle of Nairobi. The Victorian-themed hotel pool is open to the public at a fee at Ksh 2,500 for adults above 16 years and Ksh 2,000 for children between the ages of 3 and 16 years.
10. The Executive Residency by Best Western
The Executive Residency is a place to call home. With 48 furnished apartments, the Executive Residency is located in the serene Riverside area which is perfect for business travelers who are looking for a place to stay outside of the Nairobi activity. A heated pool is one of the amenities available both to in-house guests and out of house guests. The pool which is open from 6:30am – 6:00pm is accessible at Ksh 700 for children below 12 years and Ksh 1,000 for adults. In-house guests can access the pool for free.
11. Woodmere Serviced Apartments
The Woodmere Serviced Apartments are Kilimani’s serviced apartment gem offering guests multiple opportunities to relax and rejuvenate in the sauna, with massages and a heated pool. The facilities are also available to guests who are not staying at Woodmere at a cost, to access the pool adults pay Ksh 700 and children below 12 years pay Ksh 350.
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12. The Verona Hotel
The Verona Hotel is a modern hotel located on the outskirts of Nairobi along the Thika Superhighway at Spur Mall. The hotel, known for its conference and meeting facilities also has an outdoor heated pool. The pool is heated during the cold seasons to encourage guests to continue their fitness regimen and relaxation activities during the months of June and July. The pool is open for all however, out-of-house guests are required to pay a fee to access the pool. The fee for adults is Ksh 500 and Ksh 400 for children below the age of 12.
The below hotels have heated hotels, however the pools are only available for in-house guests to enjoy.
13. The Sankara Hotel
The Sankara Hotel is a 5 star hotel located within the heart of the city. Sankara is a Sanksrit word that means source of tranquility, which is exactly what the team at The Sankara aim to offer their guests. The heated pool is located on the rooftop, offering their guests space to relax after a bustling day in Nairobi. The pool is available for in-house guests only.
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14. Four Points by Sheraton Airport
The Four Points by Sheraton is ideally located 5 minutes from the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport which makes it a great place to stay if you have only a few hours in Nairobi. Relax and rejuvenate in the heated pool before you head off to your next location. The pool is exclusively available for in-house guests.
15. Palacina The Residence
The Palacina Residence is an ideal boutique hotel located in Nairobi. The boutique hotel promises its guests an oasis where they can relax but also a space where they can meet travelers from around the world. The family run Palacina, also boasts of having the largest indoor heated pool in Nairobi which is only available to in-house guests minimizing distractions from outside guests.
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16. Villa Rosa Kempinski
The Villa Rosa Kempinski Hotel, is a 5 star luxury hotel in Nairobi promising its guests a European luxury experience coupled with Kenyan hospitality from the minute you arrive at the hotel. With exquisite dining opportunities and state-of the art facilities, the hotel adds a heated pool to its amenities guaranteeing its in-house guests an exemplary experience.
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17. Fairmont The Norfolk
The Fairmont Norfolk Hotel has an old world charm as its genesis dates back to 1904. The hotel, also known as the hidden gem in the city, continues to re-invent itself in order to meet guests needs while maintaining its charm. The heated pool is one of the re-inventions which is available only to the hotel’s in-house guests.
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18. The Sarova Stanley Hotel
The Sarova Stanley Hotel another gem in the Nairobi Central Business District offers its guests refuge from the activities of the active city. Also known as a heritage hotel, The Sarova Stanley continues to offer its guests modern facilities to guarantee a satisfying stay; with experiences of both indoor and outdoor restaurants, meeting rooms and conference facilities, the hotel also has a heated pool for its guests to take a dive in to immerse themselves in a relaxing experience.
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