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Sankara Nairobi

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Woodvale Grove, Westlands, Nairobi 00606, Kenya
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Ranked #12 of 115 Hotels in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Neil B Brewood, United Kingdom
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    4 of 5 stars
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Brewood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just completed a business trip to Nairobi and the Sankara provided the perfect base. Terrific service and an outstanding executive lounge. Beautiful rooms also. Staff always attentive. Will definitely stay again.

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

Dear Neil B, Thank you for your review; and for choosing to stay with us again. We do look forward to welcoming you back to your home away from home on your next visit to Nairobi. With Warm Regards Moshi Perera, General Manager More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is one of the nicest in the Westlands area. There is a very nice spa on the top floor and work out room. The hotel also has a bar/restaurant on the top floor with a pool that looks out over the city. The rooms are very nice and look new. It the best hotel in the area with... More 

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

Dear Michael G, Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed our facilities and services. Ensuring our guests feel secure is one of our priorities with our most recent Safe Hotels Executive Level award being a stride towards this goal. We do hope that you will choose the Sankara on your next visit to Nairobi. With Warm... More 

Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed for 6 nights in Dec'14. The Hotel is easily accessible, it is right next to the freeway and in the center of the Westlands neighborhood of Nairobi, close to many businesses, casinos and a mall. The hotel is modern, safe and secure. The rooms and bed are very comfortable, meeting the 5 star standards. The room (mine was... More 

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

Dear nsaisiva, Thank you for choosing to stay with us during your most recent visit to Nairobi. We appreciate your candid feedback on our property; and it was a pleasure to have you as our guest. We hope to see you again soon at the Sankara to experience our personalized and high quality services. With Warm Regards Moshi Perera, General... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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100 reviews 100 reviews
23 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent hotel in Westlands. The rooms are very well laid out and modern with attention to detail. Service was as good as I've experienced it in Kenya. Probably the best hotel in Nairobi - the Serena can still compete with its beautiful grounds but that's about it. There is a great bar on the 7th floor with an open... More 

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

Dear T-Africa2000, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We appreciate your compliments on your excellent stay; we look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Nairobi and enjoy our world class Spa’s luxury treatments at our Angsana spa that will leave you refreshed and rejuvenated. With Warm Regards Moshi Perera, General Manager More 

Kinshasa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ankara came on the scenes a few years ago, and was probably the only real 5 star offering when it hit the market. Since then, it has become a strategic place for business travellers to stay at if working at Westlands. The hotel is well appointed, the rooms are comfortable, food offerings are good and consistent, not too pricy, so... More 

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

Dear Khalil H, Thank you for your review. We are delighted to know that you had a lovely stay during your most recent visit to Nairobi. We do look forward to welcoming you back to your home away from home. With Warm Regards Moshi Perera, General Manager More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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129 reviews 129 reviews
49 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the second time I visited Sankara, and I was not as excited as the first time. I have difficulties pinpointing any particular reason for this. Maybe it is a small detail, like the very expensive in-house taxi services, or the lack of good lunch options, or the ugly air cleaner in the room, or just the fact that... More 

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

Dear makkipakki, Thank you for choosing the Sankara on your most recent visit to Nairobi. Thank you for taking the time to review our property; as we value the opinions of our customers. We are always looking at ways we can make our clients stay novel; and reinventing our products and services. Currently we are renovating our Muhibbah restaurant with... More 

London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a week at Sankara last year due to my Sister's wedding and have to say what an awful customer service experience! They messed up my payment and monthss late when proved that the mistake lies with them, I wasn't even offered an apology. I will NEVER revisit and do NOT recommend this hotel!!

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

Dear Hummu, Thank you for giving us an opportunity to host you during your recent visit to Nairobi. We would like to understand more about the lapse in service you experienced and the delays in payment as we cannot find any recent records which reflect your experience. We understand your visit was last year and would have been more than... More 

Nairobi
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109 reviews 109 reviews
20 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

all the friends visit me from abroad .. stays at Sankara... i would say one of the best Hotel in Nairobi when it comes to Location.. close to all the happening places of Nairobi.. choices of clubs and pubs around the Hotel are many.. the rooms are very comfortable and the sleep quality is just the best.. if you are... More 

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

Dear Jawahar74, Happy New Year! Thank you for choosing to stay at the Sankara Nairobi; and for your compliments on our facilities​. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest and look forward to welcoming you back to enjoy our Kenyan hospitality on your next visit. With Warm Regards, Moshi Perera, General Manager More 

Vadodara, India
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent hotel with clean and big rooms. Food was good but they lacked vegetarian options for breakfast. Free wi-fi was a plus. View was okay but cannot expect much since it was in Nairobi. We stayed here for a night, mostly as a transit hotel since we were leaving early morning the next day for Maasai Mara. Would definitely stay... More 

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

Dear MeGha S, Thank you for your review and for taking the time to share your feedback with us. Our breakfast buffet offers a wide selection of dishes; however for any special dietary requirements our Chef would be glad to assist. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest and look forward to welcoming you back on your... More 

Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My fiance and I stayed at the Sankara over the Christmas break and then returned for the New Year. We found all members of staff to be warm, welcoming and friendly. David (Executive Assistant Manager) made a point of speaking to us whenever he saw us and the chefs, in particular David and Les, were very helpful, even coming up... More 

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

Dear Angie H, Happy New Year! Thank you for choosing to stay at the Sankara Nairobi; and for your compliments on our facilities​ and services​. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest and look forward to welcoming you back to enjoy our Kenyan hospitality 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*
Number of rooms: 156
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#3 Business Hotel in Nairobi
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#9 Family Hotel in Nairobi
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