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Sankara Nairobi

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Woodvale Grove, Westlands, Nairobi 00606, Kenya
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed while on business, room was great, clean, big soft bed withs lots of pillows. Wi-Fi was a touch slow and one night non-existent which when your trying to catch emails was a pain. Rooftop pool bar was ok and staff always available menu was a bit limited though. Breakfast has everything you'd want in a buffet. Happily stay there... More

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

Dear GrahamG4, Thank you for sharing taking the time to share your feedback with us. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our facilities and the buffet breakfast offerings. Please accept our apologies for the internet problems you experienced. We did experience a technical problem with our service providers which was being worked on at the time of your... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During our stay the food was consistently delicious and presented very well. The managers of both the patio bar and hotel restaurant personally greeted us each meal and the staff tended to our every need, with a smile. John and Joshua are both very good chefs and both very nice; if you have any questions about their food they will... More

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was given 24 hours notice to go to Nairobi on business. My assistant found this hotel, which was an unknown entity. Upon arrival, I was greeted into a clean, modern and welcoming reception. Check-in was quick, and Esther the receptionist was constantly smiling and eager to complete the process with the minimum of fuss. (Great after a long flight.)... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

it is located in wetlands and so close to shopping malls. The staff are great and the delicacies are perfectly prepared to leave you cleaving for more,honestly it a lovely place to visit My first stay at this hotel in East Africa & what a fantastic upbeat vibrant energy this place has! The staff was amazing and always smiling. They... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

By far the best value in Nairobi. All rooms have soothing decor, exquisite finishing touches, baths and comfortable beds with thick mattress pads. Like sleeping on a cloud. The three restaurants offer a variety of cuisine from Asian to Continental. The hotel staff are endlessly accommodating and professional. Even its state-of-the-art gym is equipped with trainers who will whip you... More

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

Dear alicemaasailand, Thank you for sharing your feedback from your stay with us. We do appreciate your kind words on our location and facilities. Thank you for choosing the Sankara as your home away from home; and we do look forward to welcoming you back in your next visit to relax, refresh and unwind after a long day’s work at... More

New York City, New York, USA
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84 reviews 84 reviews
29 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sankara is in Westlands, a new suburb of Nairobi about 15 minutes drive from the busy city center and very close to the diplomatic enclave so most of the area is secure, well maintained with lovely gardens and modern architecture. The room we had was not huge but adequately spacious. The bed was very comfortable and the bathrooms clean and... More

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

Dear spicelore, Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that you had an excellent stay and enjoyed the ambiance of our property as well as the facilities therein. We do look forward to welcoming you back to experience our personalized service and the authentic flavour of the new Africa during your next visit to Nairobi. With Warm... More

Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My first stay at this hotel in East Africa & what a fantastic upbeat vibrant energy this place has! The staff was amazing and always smiling. They are professional, positive and have a very professional demeanor. The roof top bar is done very well and a must see. The hotel is like an upscale European modern hotel. The breakfast is... More

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

Dear Zarinaj92, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We are happy to hear that you had a lovely stay. We do look forward to welcoming you back to experience our personalised services and the authentic flavour of the new Africa! With Warm Regards Moshi Perera, General Manager More

Nairobi, Kenya
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Convenient location in Westlands and walking distance to shopping centres. Well designed clean and safe. Food quality is very good especially for the event ( lee had hired the hotel for a family reception) Hotel facilities were all very good including gym and pool. Although the staff were friendly and helpful, the room service was extremely slow. Ordered room service... More

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

Dear sid_wise, Thank you for sharing your feedback from your stay. We appreciate your kind words about our location and facilities. Please accept our apologies for the lapse in service in our room service and handling of the hair dryer request experienced.This is not the level of service we are accustomed to offering our guests and in keeping with the... More

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Address: Woodvale Grove, Westlands, Nairobi 00606, Kenya
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Location: Kenya > Nairobi
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Hotel Class:5 star — Sankara Nairobi 5*
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