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Sankara Nairobi

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Woodvale Grove, Westlands, Nairobi 00606, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
ClaireRichards947 Nairobi, Kenya
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Interesting hotel in a great location.Wonderful view.At night even more spectacular.Remarkable customer service and the band playing on weekends are superb and talented. Visited it on several occasions for pre dinner drinks or dinner always a good atmosphere and prices pretty good.Friendly bar too.Love it.

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Sankara N, General Manager at Sankara Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear ClaireRichards947, Thank you for your review; and we appreciate your wonderful feedback on our property and services after your most recent visit with us. We do look forward to welcoming you back to enjoy a drink at our Sarabi pool bar taking in the stunning views of the Nairobi’s skyline while listening to our jazz band on Fridays/Saturdays and... More

Nairobi, Kenya
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Sankara is a wonderful place, Wonderful food and Wonderful People. I was among the first clients just 4 days after it was opened...i have since been a repeat guest and never have i been disappointed. Thank you Sankara. Keep it up.

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Sankara N, General Manager at Sankara Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Tabs1988, Thank you for your very kind review,made more special as you are one of our regular patrons from the inception of the Sankara. We are delighted to have made all your stays with us memorable and continue to stay with us as your home away from home. We do look forward to your return home again soon. With... More

vancouver bc
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43 reviews 43 reviews
38 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is pricey but worth every dollar. From the professional staff to top notch food. Everything is the best! Rooms are modern , big and very well appointed. I've stayed at a lot of hotels in my travels. This is what a hotel should be like Bravo Sankara Nairobi

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Sankara N, General Manager at Sankara Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear ghalston, Thank you for your very kind and flattering review,made more special from a well seasoned traveller. We are delighted to have made such an impact on your experience with us. We do look forward to welcoming you back at your new home away from home. With Warm Regards Moshi Perera, General Manager More

Johannesburg
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I spent two nights for business at this hotel on 9th - 11th September 2014. I thoroughly enjoyed staying at this hotel. We scheduled most of our engagements to be at the hotel - traffic in Nairobi is an utter nightmare. We loved the ability to use the clubhouse for our meetings with guest. Dinner was equally held in a... More

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Sankara N, General Manager at Sankara Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Igshaan S, Thank you for taking your time to share your delightful review. We are very pleased to hear you had a lovely stay and enjoyed our facilities. Our team always monitors our prices with similar quality establishments to ensure we are well positioned by comparison for the overall product. We do look forward to welcoming you back to... More

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hotel, a little pricy, but you pay for the quality. Friendly staff, food is exquisite. Internet is a little slow, which forces you not to be in your room working. Stayed 5 times this year. The hotel is well located to Westlands area. Great gym too.

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Sankara N, General Manager at Sankara Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear vik2100, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We appreciate your candid feedback. Please accept our apologies on the slow internet services you experienced. We did have technical problems with our service providers which were being worked on at the time of your stay. We do hope to see you again on your next visit to... More

Bucharest
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So far I stayed in: Hilton (never again), Stanley (good quality, colonial style), Intercontinental (not a 5* hotel) and Sankara. I also used Southern Sun amenities of Southern Sun, which I found to have a good quality (will try the hotel in the future). Sankara: - great, modern decorated rooms (check pictures) - nice restaurant (1st floor) - nice bar/pool... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was here on business in late January for about a week. My stay was absoluteley lovely at this hotel. The rooftop bar was a great place to unwind after a long day with a drink, good food, and some nights there even music! Folks from outside the hotel come to the roof just to have a good time, apparently.... More

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Sankara N, General Manager at Sankara Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear KatieKirk312, Thank you for your review; and we appreciate your candid feedback on our property after your most recent stay with us. We do look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Nairobi to enjoy a drink at our Sarabi pool bar taking in the stunning views of the Nairobi’s skyline while listening to our jazz... More

Subang Jaya, Malaysia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stay in this hotel for almost a week when I attending a UN Conference in Nairobi. It was a pleasant hotel with good service. The breakfast is superb with both western & African cuisine. I was told they serve halal food before but not anymore during my stay. But, the best thing about this hotel which I will remember... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok, so the biggest factor in choosing a hotel in Nairobi is location to avoid traffic, but assuming Westlands is good for you, this is a great choice. Lives up to all standards of an international 5star hotel chain. Food is very good.

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Lagos, Nigeria
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed two nights with family. Very modern, clean and excellent rooms. Really luxurious hotel. No complains!! The swimming pool on the top is excellent. The bar at swimming pool is a must to visit. The staff is very good and friendly.

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Sankara N, General Manager at Sankara Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear RSH611, Thank you for sharing your feedback from your stay with us and for choosing the Sankara as your home away from home. We do look forward to welcoming you back in your next visit. With Warm Regards Moshi Perera, General Manager More

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Address: Woodvale Grove, Westlands, Nairobi 00606, Kenya
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Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Sankara Nairobi 5*
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