Aberdare Country Club Hotel is located between Mount Kenya and the Aberdare Mountains, Kenya. It is just a 3 hour drive on a good paved road from Nairobi, nestled on the slopes of Mweiga Hill. Aberdare country club is a sister hotel to The Norfolk’s. The luxury hotel is owned and operated by Fairmount Hotels Lodges. The hotel is a perfect choice for those seeking a truly unique golf experience.
The Aberdare Country Club Hotel In Aberdare National Park Is A Popular Accommodation With Both Business And Leisure Travelers. The club's wildlife sanctuary abounds with the Thompson and grants gazelle, zebra, giraffe and the more elusive leopard. One can ride or walk through the unspoilt paradise, play golf, fish or just relax by the pool in beautiful gardens.
Aberdare Country Club Hotel Accommodation
The Aberdare Country Club Hotel is provided at 46 rooms, which include 38 cottage rooms with 2 bedrooms. Most guestrooms at the club have log fireplaces.
Each room is well furnished and features private bath with bath accessories, telephone, umbrella, and tea/coffee maker.
- Each room offers magnificent views of Aberdare Mountains and Mount Kenya to the west and to the east.
- Accommodation - Capacity - 107
- 28 twins and 18 double-bed rooms, 36 of which are in cottages
- All rooms are en-suite
- Superb views of Mount Kenya and Aberdares
- Game and bird walks
- Putting green
- Horseback riding
- Tennis courts
- 9-hole golf course
- Swimming pool and pool-bar
Aberdare Country Club Restaurant
Located in the main building, the dining room is divided into 5 sections, 3 of which are inside and have fireplaces. Two verandahs (seating 50 and 16), have lovely views of the grounds and rolling hills beyond. The menu is a cosmopolitan combination of European, African and Asian dishes, made from the abundance of fresh Kenyan produce. A full vegetarian menu is available for all the meals. Both breakfast and lunch are served buffet-style, while dinner is Table d’hôte, with a choice of main courses. Afternoon tea/coffee is served with pastries and cakes on the terrace. The dining room has a seating capacity of 220 people for
lunch (including the terrace) 120 for breakfast and dinner. Opening hours are: Breakfast 0700 - 0930 hrs; Lunch 1245 - 1430 hrs; Tea 1600 –
1730 hrs; Dinner 2000 - 2130 hrs.
Aberdare Country Hotel photo
Swimming Pool Bar: Located at the swimming pool, this bar is set on a raised platform with high stools, around the geometric bar and has a commanding view of the game sanctuary. This bar serves beverages and menu beers, soft drinks, and has an unlimited seating capacity. Its opening hours are 1000 - 1800 hrs.
Gura Bar: Also located in the main building, next to the dining room, the Gura Bar has two fireplaces which are lit throughout cool days. Comfortable leather settees and velvet armoires are set in cozy sections, while bar stools surround the bar. Animal carvings and shields received from regiments who have visited the Club animate the bar, which also extends to the terrace. The Guru Bar offers liqueurs, beers, soft drinks, fresh juices, cocktails, wines, spirits, tea and coffee. Seating capacity is 60 people seated in the room, and the opening hours are 0800 - 1400 hrs and 1800 - 2200 hrs.
At the Club we cater for bush breakfasts, lunches and dinners, as well as picnics for groups starting from a minimum of 4 people. If you wish to try one of these meals, please contact us or ask at the Club Reception when you are staying with us. Menus comprise gourmet meals with hot and cold starters, main courses and delicious desserts, cheeses and tea or coffee to end with, and our chef is at hand to ensure everything is done to our high standards. Our waiters make sure that guests do not lack for anything.
The Aberdare Country Club Conference and Workshops package
Aberdare Country Club provides conference facilities and services of International standard. Business travelers staying at the club can pick from three conference rooms to conduct official meetings. Each room is equipped with direct dial telephone. The business center has Internet access and photocopier. The Aberdare room, Satima room and Kinangop room are three meeting rooms at your disposals. Conference amenities at the club include TV, VCR, overhead projector, slide projector, projection screen, writing materials, and audio equipment. The conference rooms will accommodate groups of 10 to 100 people depending on the layout. Each room is equipped with a full range of audio-visual equipment. The Aberdare Country Club also offers some secretarial facilities.
By air, The Aberdare Country Club is 1 mile from Mweiga airfield, 6 miles from Nyeri airstrip and a forty minute drive from Nanyuki airstrip.
Children are welcome. Children enjoy swimming; the pool-bar gives parents a convenient place to relax and still watch over the children.
Wedding in Aberdare Country club: Being located in a Private Game Sanctuary is a blessing in more ways than one. It is the perfect location for weddings. The Aberdare Country Club has dealt with more resident weddings than almost any other property in Kenya, and as such, our management has a wealth of experience in making sure the most special day of your life remains you’re most memorable
Disabled Persons: There are no special facilities available for the disabled. The main building and public rooms have 2 - 10 steps between the reception, dining room and bar. The Nursery Wing has proved popular for the disabled and the elderly as there are only 2 steps to enter the building, which is on the same level as the dining room, bar and reception. Please note that the lawns have a rolling landscape. A shuttle service can be provided for disabled persons between the rooms and the main building or contact African safaris and Adventures for a wheel chair
Golf The nine-hole golf course was professionally designed. It is a tight but fun course, visited not only by golfers but also by zebra, duiker and warthog.
Golf clubs are available for hire. Balls can be purchased from the shop.
Salient Game Drive (half- or full-day) only specially authorized vehicles are permitted to visit the Salient in the Aberdare National Park in an effort to conserve and protect the environment. This Park is home to elephant, rhino, buffalo, bush buck, giant forest hog, Sykes monkey, leopard and the rare bongo. An ornithologist’s paradise, sunbirds - tacazze, golden winged malachite, dainty double-collared and scarlet-chested - emerald Narina’s Trogon and the crowned eagle are a few of the species to sight. All the Aberdare Country Club’s vehicles are authorized to enter the Salient. Half- or full-day game drives can be arranged at reception