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Sankara Nairobi

#14 of 130 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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66 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
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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76 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
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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370 reviews
191 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 342 helpful votes
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 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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65 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 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 

Malmo, Sweden
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21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

We spend our wedding night at Sankara and we are happy we did! A perfect welcome, the room was very welcoming with roses, rose petals all over, wine and sweets. A very nice room, well equipped and comfortable. Great bathroom. An excellent breakfast and a nice hostess in the Champagne Bar. My only wish is that they could have a... More 

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

Dear rmk1196, Thank you for taking the time to write your review dated 24th October, 2013. We are always pleased to hear from our guests and more so with your gracious compliments about our ambience, service, staff, food and the facilities. We are happy to note that you enjoyed one of your evenings at our Champagne Bar. As the entire... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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34 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

This was my first trip to Africa.. Sankara was recommended to us by a friend who lives in nairobi so we booked it.. Honestly things weren't looking quite great as we covered the distance from airport to the hotel but i was amazed to see this newly constructed five star hotel in the middle of the city.. Sarit centre was... More 

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

Dear Roohi R, Thank you for taking the time to write your review dated 24th October, 2013. We are always pleased to hear from our guests and more so with your gracious compliments about our ambience, service, staff, food, taxi service and the facilities. We are happy to note that you enjoyed one of your evenings at our pan-Asian restaurant... More 

Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Recently, my family and i visited Kenya for an adventurous holiday and beautiful it was. Our Travel Agent; very friendly and welcoming, Trevaron Travel and Tours Company referred us to Sankara Hotel. Trevaron Travel and Company owner, Hannah came to pick us from the airport and drove us to Sankara Hotel where we were to stay for two nights before... More 

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Dear Naomi J, Thank you for taking the time to write your review dated 22nd October 2013. We are always pleased to hear from our guests and more so with your gracious compliments about our ambience and the facilities. We are happy to note that you enjoyed a session at our Spa. As the entire team at Sankara Nairobi care... More 

Sandton, South Africa
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56 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013 via mobile

Sankara is a lovely place to stay. Rooms are comfortable, reasonably spacious and quite comfortable and a good size bathroom with both shower and bathtub. Breakfast is buffet style but a very large selection of foods. Staff are very friendly and helpful. The only complaint I have is the price of drinks . A glass of wine will cost you... More 

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

Dear AMkenya, Thank you for taking the time to write your review dated 18th October 2013. We are always pleased to hear from our guests and more so with your gracious compliments about our ambience, service, staff, food and the facilities. We are committed to offering the best to our guests; and since inception, import our own wines which provides... More 

Mountain View, California
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

Nairobi is a beautiful and ugly place all at the same time. I loved it! But if you've got to stay there stay at the Sankara. This is an oasis. The rooms are incredibly comfortable and well furnished. The bathrooms are nicely done as well. I even loved their hygiene products. Had room service and the food was delicious! The... More 

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

Dear Cleavetwo, Thank you for taking the time to write your review dated 15th October 2013. We are always pleased to hear from our guests and more so with your gracious compliments about our ambience, service, staff, food and the facilities. We are happy to note that you enjoyed one of your evenings at Sarabi pool & supper club. We... More 

Sollentuna, Sweden
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23 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

This Hotel offers you a great stay with all the needed extras. The staff is very friendly and service is very good. Security is good but discrete. Located very centrally giving you the opportunity to see parts of Nairobi. Somewhat high priced.

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