Silver Springs Hotel is strategically located outside the CBD, yet within the reach of key attractions like
The Nairobi Hospital
The largest referral private hospital in East and Central Africa is 30m right opposite the hotel.
It is 3 km from the hotel.
The airport serves both domestic and international traffic. It is used mostly by general aviation traffic. Industries that use Wilson Airport extensively include tourism, health care and agriculture. The airport averages traffic of around 120,000 landings and take-offs annually.
Karen Blixen Museum & Giraffe Centre
The Karen Blixen Museum is situated at the foot of the Ngong Hills. The Museum was originally the home of Karen Blixen of the Out of Africa fame.
Nairobi National Park
This unique wildlife sanctuary is tucked just 10 kms away from the bustling city centre. Several animal species roam within this park including four members of the big five, exceptional being the elephant. Animals to be found here include; lions, leopards, zebras, rhinos, wildebeests, and other species including beautiful bird life.
Kenya National Museum
This is the place to learn about many different aspects of Kenya, from the native flora and fauna to the country's native ethnic groups. An extensive collection of preserved animals is on display, containing most of Kenya's native species that have been stuffed and mounted. It has a wide variety of artifacts from the country's native tribes. Dress, ornaments and ceremonial masks help to explain the different cultures' unique way of life. There is an entirely one Gallery for Swahili culture and includes pottery, brassware, carpets and other artifacts, along with a replica of a nineteenth-century swahili kitchen. Other areas are for geology and space, and a collection of contemporary art focusing on East African artists.
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Uhuru Gardens Nairobi Kenya
Uhuru Gardens is positioned near Wilson Airport, on Langata Road. The gardens are the biggest home to Nairobi memorial tombs of all the Independence freedom fighters. The Uhuru monument is built on the spot where the (Uhuru) freedom was gained from the British rule and was declared at midnight on December 12th, 1963.
The column of the Uhuru monument stands 24 meters high and supports a pair of clasped hands as well as the dove of peace plus the column of the statue of a group of freedom fighters raising the flag.
Exciting Events & Festivals
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This is a market where you can buy souvenirs to remember Kenya. There is a wide range of things that you can buy: jewelry, hats, bags, shoes, fabrics, paintings, place mats, coasters, soap stone carvings, and wooden statues. Maasai Market is an open air travelling market.
These are the locations for Maasai Market on different days
- Tuesdays:Westgate Shopping Mall>
- Wednesdays:Capital Centre on Mombasa Road
- Thursdays:The Junction Shopping Mall
- Fridays:Village Market, or the Junction.
- Saturdays:The High Court Parking Lot in the city centre
- Sundays:Yaya Centre in Hurlingam.