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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
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Only spent 1 night at the hotel but the experience was fabulous from start to finish. The staff are excellent, friendly and very willing to help. The room was as expected for a five star with fresh fruit in the room on arrival and the room was immaculate. We dined at the Artisan restaurant and opted for the buffet as... More

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Spruce Grove, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed here for 2 nights on arrival in Nairobi from Canada. The hotel is beautiful, though in a neighbourhood that looks a bit rougher, but security was good, and we felt very safe here. We only took advantage of the breakfasts in their restaurant, but were happy with the quality and service. The service from the... More

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

Dear Daniel B, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on your stay with us. We appreciate your compliments on our ambiance and facilities. We are delighted to be of assistance to repatriate you with the lost luggage to enjoy your holiday in comfort. We look forward to your return to the Sankara soon. With Warm Regards,... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Exceeded our expectataions , we used this venue in August 2013 and then again in June2014, will be back again, awesome staff , always willing to help. Grace(event co-ordinator) is always willing to go the extra mile, nothing too hard to sort. Clean, beautiful venue, Will be back on holiday

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

Dear subs72, Thank you for taking the time to share your amazing review on our property. We do look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit; to your preferred venue for your meetings at the centre of Nairobi’s vibrant social and business life, and your home away from home. With Warm Regards, Moshi Perera, General Manager. More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent two nights in this hotel during June 2014, the service and food were at the expected standard, the hotel team is extremely friendly and keen to help. The gym is reasonable sized and equipped although needs new machines. The pool restaurant is worth visiting. The hotel feels safe and they are very active in security.

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14 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excelent service, very good and well furnished rooms, quality amenities and delicious breakfast. There is only one suggestion I would give to the hotel, regarding to menu option. They should have simple plates, like grilled fish with vegetables. All they have include souces and spicies.

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

Dear Jbbi, Thank you for taking the time to share your valuable review; on our facilities and our excellent staff. We appreciate your suggestions on the improvements to the menu offerings which our Culinary team will take on board with menu changes planned. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Nairobi. With Warm Regards, Moshi... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Sankara Nairobi for two nights in July 2014 while on business and found the hotel to be excellent in terms of location and amenities offered. Relative to other hotels in the area that I have stayed at in the past, the Sankara was problem-free. The rooms were modern and clean and the staff at the hotel... More

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

Dear Andy P, Thank you for your feedback on your most recent stay at Sankara. We are delighted that you had an enjoyable stay with us. Please do let us know when you will be visiting Nairobi and our team would be happy to take care of your reservation: stay@sankara.com We look forward to welcoming you back. With Warm Regards,... More

London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at Sankara for a holiday. Very nice business hotel but not much African feel. No outdoor space which would make it more relaxing and rooftop pool not very relaxing as in bar area. Nice breakfast and coffee bar. Very helpful person (Emma) on the travel desk,

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

Dear Kim-Neil, Thank you for taking the time to share your valuable review; Emma will be delighted to hear the encouraging comments you have left, thank you. When designing the hotel, we have tried to incorporate a sense of place to complement the modern design incorporated through art. Within the hotel from the moment you enter, there are paintings, sculptures... More

Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent nearly eight weeks at the Sankara, from 13th May, whilst working in Kenya. It is a very modern hotel, I think about three years old, with beautifully appointed rooms. Both the guest rooms and the public areas were always beautifully clean, and the food was always excellent. Its greatest strength is its staff, from the... More

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

Dear Peterstearn, Thank you so much for your very kind review following your extended stay with us at the Sankara. We have shared your compliments to all our staff who took care of you and your wife during your stay. We do look forward to welcoming you back when next in Nairobi and thank you for choosing the Sankara as... More

Boston, Massachusetts
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Sankara for 3 nights on a recent long weekend trip to Nairobi with our 2 kids (age 4 and 2) (we are currently living in Africa). The location was good near the central business district and right next door to a mall which was helpful for the food court, grocery store, etc if you need anything.... More

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

Dear Samantha R, Thank you for sharing your feedback from your stay; we do appreciate your compliments about our facilities and service. We do however apologize for the delay in delivery of the pack and play upon check in. Unfortunately we do not have the Twin Queen beds which you may have seen as a standard in the US but... More

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited Sankara for a Business/Project party at Top Floor Pool Side. It was an awesome weather, lovely staff and great food. Its is a swanky hotel in the heart of the city. It was the best place/restaurant in the Nairobi. Good thing is that we got the veg food easily. :) After having the food we walked up to... More

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

Dear Sumit08, Thank you so much for your amazing review; and we do look forward to welcoming you back to enjoy a drink and unwind at the pool side bar on your next visit to Nairobi. 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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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#3 Business Hotel in Nairobi #5 Spa Hotel in Nairobi #7 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi #13 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
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Sankara Nairobi combines international five-star standards with personal service and the authentic flavour of the new Africa. ... more   less 
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