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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kannnapolis
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34 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

I thoroughly enjoyed the roof top dining. The food was great and the staff was extremely accommodating. The vast wine selection from South Africa, France, and Spain added to the dining experience immensely!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Nice staff and service, large room with all you need. Spa is very good for massages despite European prices it is good after a long trip. Swimming pool on the rooftop is nice but you are exposed to all the roof terrace cafe guests which is not the nicest if you want to just relax. Only remark from a very... More 

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

Dear chachatralala, Thank you for taking the time to write your review dated 6th November 2013. We are always pleased to hear from our guests and more so with your gracious compliments about our service, staff and the facilities. We are delighted to note that you enjoyed our spa experience with international spa brand Angsana at Sankara Nairobi. Thank you... More 

Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

From the minute of my Late arrival I was treated like a special guest. The room had a fantastic view of Nairobi City that I never expected and was spotless and cleaned at least twice a day. The food was absolutely gorgeous, from Sundays brunch time buffets to evening dinners. The staff were very attentive and knew my name within... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

In the heart of Westlands is a GEM that is magnificent. Great Food, Excellent Rooftop lounge for those evening sun downers. If you're in the mood for just a glass of wine you have a wide selection of wines from South Africa, France and Spain.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

I've stayed in a bunch of hotels, and I haven't seen anything that can match Sankara. From the elegance, to the cleanliness and friendly level of service (they even changed the beds in my room at my request with a smile), to the rooftop bar from which you see the whole of Westlands plus, to the initial welcome when you... More 

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

This is a relatively new hotel. The rooms and the facilities are very good. The staff is courteous. The hotel is in the market area, so there are a few eating joints nearby. The west gate mall is also not too far. If you need to travel to main business zone around westlands, it is more convenient that Intercontinental.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

I stayed in Sankara Hotel in September 2013, and really enjoyed the experience. The hotel is very well situated, within the Westlands Area. The room was extremely comfortable and spacious. the food at the Sankara is lovely and really tasty. They have a good selection for breakfast and the service was exceptional. My only complaint was that for the club... More 

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

Dear ElleVee288, Thank you for taking the time to write your review dated 31st October 2013. We are always happy to hear from our guests and more so with your gracious compliments about our location, food and the facilities. Thank you for choosing the Sankara as your home away from home; and we do look forward to welcoming you back... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013 via mobile

Recently used the conference facility and few things to improve on -they should never advertise on ground floor which company has conference on the day as I think it's not good for all public to know -service from staff needs a lot of improvements as staff morals are questionable and the zeal with which they serve -my guests who were... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

The service, comfort, quality, location and food make this the ‘hotel of choice’ when we travel to Nairobi. I have used this hotel various times and strongly recommend it. The design if the hotel is modern (designed for business persons) and the attention to detail is top rate. The hotel is very safe and a good location for Nairobi. The... More 

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

Dear fdoamerica, Thank you for taking the time to write your review dated 27th October 2013. We are always pleased to hear from our guests and more so with your gracious compliments about our food, service, ambience, and the facilities as well as the contemporary design of the hotel. Jessie will be delighted note that you enjoyed his barrister skills... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

On business in Nairobi and went for dinner at the Sankara Hotel's Savour restaurant. FANTASTIC! My colleagues had the buffet which was brilliant. The variety and choice was excellent. I had the Kenyaen Experience, which consists of two courses. Starter was a magnificent tuna, mango and avo tartar, and for mains I choose the cow liver and toasted bruschetta. Both... More 

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

Dear ElizenV, Thank you for taking the time to write your review dated 26th October 2013. We are always pleased to hear from our guests and more so with your gracious compliments about our food and the facilities. We are happy to note that you enjoyed our Artisan’s extensive buffet offerings. We make no compromises in providing an experience our... More 

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