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Sankara Nairobi

#11 of 124 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Amazing hotel in the middle of Westlands so easy to go out and about. The pool and bar on the top floor are fab; service, food and rooms are great and we were always made to feel welcome. It's a great place to stay in Nairobi.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Overall, this was a very nice stay for business purposes. It's quite a busy area, so it wouldn't necessarily be my top choice for a vacation/personal stay, but it was a good place for people to come meet us and relatively central (meaning equally long time sitting in Nairobi traffic!) to all our outside meetings. Staff was generally friendly and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

I stayed here for one night during a stop over to my safari trip. It was a new hotel, less than 2 years i was told. Everything is top grade, bed is extremely comfortable. Food is excellent quality. We have tried the dinner buffet and there were a lot of choices. Dessert was also very good and with a lot... More 

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Mombasa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

We had a beautiful experience during our stay at Sankara Nairobi. The hotel is brand new, and the rooms are excellent in terms of size, luxury and the amenities. Location is excellent as it is located in Westlands area thus centrally located to all nearby malls and restaurants. WIFI is included, and the speed is great. Staff is extremely friendly... More 

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Nairobi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

Went to the spa with a Family member, spent 2,5 hours indulging myself into the good and healthy in a massage and a facial. Booked by phone and was very well received. Apprecited the service, the competent staff, the ambiance. Recomend. Thanks for your great hospitality.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

This is a fantastic hotel. Great rooms, great staff and good food. I would not hesitate to recommend it for business travel. A world class business hotel. The staff were extremely proactive. My airport transfer was slightly delayed and there was numerous apologies by many folk for the inconvenience, which was really minor. The room is spacious, a proper good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

I spent a night there 2 days ago on Saturday 20/7/13 en route for Lagos the next morning. Check in was fast and efficient. Bellboys were on standby for luggage. Rooms were modern and well equipped(for a standard room), beds were super comfortable, pillows were the best I ever had in a hotel. They form any shape you want them... More 

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Kabul
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

This hotel was recommended to me by a friend, and I was extremely happy. The hotel is located in a great neighborhood and is easy to get to (traffic in Nairobi is horrible, but you can't blame the hotel). As an international traveler, the Sankara lived up to my standards for a first class hotel. The bed was extremely comfortable... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

I stayed two times in Sankara. Very nice hotel. Personnel is friendly and always willing to assist you. Room are well designed even is the surface is a little bit under what should be for this category of hotel. Breakfast buffet is awesome with very good products. Only two points of complain: 1) When I was there AC in the... More 

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

Dear Fabrice A, Thank you for taking the time to write your review dated 15th July 2013 and for your positive compliments about our service, staff, breakfast and our spacious rooms. We're sorry to hear that your experience with our internet service was not to your expectation. However, sometimes some of the settings of network cards configured by company's system... More 

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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Weather you are on business or on an exploratory leisure stay, this hotel is a inland of service and luxury in the city. Attention to detail is there, staff are friendly, capable and in the know. Rooms are spacious with as good views as you can get in this city (although the hotel is only 7 floors there are no... More 

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