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Sankara Nairobi

#14 of 129 Hotels in Nairobi
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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
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Tremendous personal service - all the amenities are up to scratch and first class as would be expected; room, restaurants, gym, rooftop pool, but it's the quality of the exceptional service that stands out. Each & every member of staff I came into contact with was helpful, proactive & well trained, whether on the check-in desk, restaurants, housekeeping or the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I always loved Sankara since it opened and I have been a frequent client. It is actually where my husband and I had our first date. The food is good and the service is good too. However, they have introduced parking fees. Why would an establishment want to chase away customers by introducing parking fees? And exorbitant fees at that.... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great property with fantastic service. Bar on the top level was a lovely respite and the room were clean and comfortable. The only draw-back is, that like most of the higher end hotels, is that it's on the opposite side of town from the airport...so allow ample time to fight NBO traffic.

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Marietta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Sankara is tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the nearby main road. It is convenient to local shopping and several eateries. As with most high end hotel, they have security protocols that require you to scan your bags prior to entering. We stayed over night on our way to Zanzibar - we had to depart prior to... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Drinks and Dinner with some business associates and thoroughly enjoyed it. Will surely visit thos place on my next trip to Nairobi. Would also try and stay at this place to really check it out. Looking forward to that.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

never found another luxurious,cool,and refreshing environment than in Sankara..located right in the middle of Nairobi city, it's convenient for visiting business persons like me..and the green and brilliant environment furnishes it all... the next trending hotel this season without doubt is surely Sankara..proudly associated with it..Sankara u are the best!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really love the place very much and the service is wonderful... And Eric is very great at service,he is great at his work he was very welcoming... I would recommend it to everyone they won't regret it

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

Dear gina k, Thank you for taking the time to review our property and for your kind words. We also highly value your recognition of Eric who offered you exemplary service and made your stay even more memorable. We look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back to Sankara. Warm regards, Moshi Perera More 

Juba, South Sudan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my 8th stay at this hotel. For an aid worker travelling from hardship duty station on rest and recuperation, then Sankara offers all the comfort, relaxation and luxury. The food was mouth watering; the beddings and linens very comfortable; customer service was exceptional and responded to all my needs very timely; bathrooms were very clean. Will return back... More 

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

Dear Matthew M, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. Sankara Nairobi is dedicated to offering excellent service and we are delighted that we lived up to your expectations. We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back to Sankara again soon. Warm Regards, Moshi Perera More 

Cairo, Egypt
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Nairobi for 7 days on a business trip, I really enjoyed my stay there. The location was suitable and it took me 10 minutes everyday to reach downtown. The staff was really helpful & friendly. The room was larger than expected & the gym was good. The 1st floor restaurant was very nice, I enjoyed my breakfast... More 

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

Dear Amr_Alkady, Thank you for reviewing our property and for choosing Sankara Nairobi for your recent visit to Nairobi. We are very pleased that you enjoyed the facilities in our hotel and we are glad that our miniature Sankara 7 soap stone animals during turn down left you with a lasting impression of Sankara. We look forward to the opportunity... More 

Hampton, UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had brunch in the first floor restaurant on Sunday and had a lovely time. We had a great table outside with great service - attentive but not intrusive. The choice of dishes was good for each course. The star attraction for me was the desert room! Yes room! The reality was I only had room for ice-cream which was... More 

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

Dear Hampt0n, Thank you for taking the time to write this positive review. We are always pleased to hear from our guests and delighted that we were able to meet your expectations. We are glad you had a chance to enjoy our ‘desert room’. Our Deli has some of the best pastries in Nairobi made by our amazing French pastry... More 

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