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Sankara Nairobi

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Woodvale Grove, Westlands, Nairobi 00606, Kenya
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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London, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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

Lagos, Nigeria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hotel with an staff always waiting for it's customers. Really enjoyed staying here as part of my business trip to Kenya with it's convenient location, tentative staff, and excellent accommodations. ATM is right down the street and plenty of bars for nightlife as well.

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

Dear Grayson_Sasser, Thank you for your wonderful review about our property. We do look forward to welcoming you back during your next visit to Nairobi to enjoy more of our Kenyan hospitality. With Warm Regards Moshi Perera, General Manager More

London, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't wait to stay here again.The only issue i had was with the WIFI however it's better than the other places i've stayed so it will do.Very convenient for business travel as its not too far from the major banks and inner city.

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

Dear Terry B, Thank you for your review on our property; I am happy to note that you will use us again for your future visits. Please do not hesitate to let us know should you require any assistance. We have just upgraded our Wi-Fi platform early this month to provide a more stable connectivity. Further refinements are also in... More

Oslo, Norway
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Sankara is a good hotel. Things we liked: - the rooms are very nice, clean and the wifi works well. - the breakfast is great. the food in the restaurants is good also, but lack atmosphere in the evening. - the staff are very helpful. Things we didnt like: - we stayed over a weekend and it was VERY... More

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

Dear ArneOSLO, Thank you for sharing your feedback from your most recent stay at Sankara.We do appreciate your kind words about our facilities and our staff. Please accept our apologies for the noise in the corridors which we could have addressed with the other guests concerned if we were informed. I was concerned to hear of the service received from... 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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Amenities

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
#5 Business Hotel in Nairobi #6 Spa Hotel in Nairobi #8 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi #14 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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