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Sankara Nairobi

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Woodvale Grove, Westlands, Nairobi 00606, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

This is a great new hotel in Nairobi if you are staying for more than 1 night...The hotel was clean and modern and had great facilities. Very comfortable bed and room and quiet. The breakfast was excellent with plenty of choices. Staff very warm and welcoming and very helpful. If you are only in Nairobi for a stop over of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

We stayed at the Sankara Hotel for 2 nights.The rooms were modern and very good.The rooftop bar/pool area is very enjoyable. The breakfast are very generous and good. Restaurants superb. Overall, was an excellent hotel.

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Lagos, Nigeria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

We stayed here only one night before safari and one night after but my kids loved it! Rooms are so beautiful and comfortable, and staff very friendly..my only suggestion would be to have some children channels on tv....you had to buy movies because they have nothing for my kids to watch... Love it! (Also so close to shopping malls in... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012 via mobile

After a long drive from the airport in chaotic traffic, and having got into the lobby having gone through airport style security it was relaxing to be in a safe and comfortable hotel. Check in was efficient and it was a few minutes before I was in my room. The bed was large and inviting. The bathroom layout was unusual... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

What really sold me on the place was the little soapstone animals in lieu of chocolates with the turndown service. Too cute! Good little gym; quiet air conditioning fully guest-controlled (just as well, since it's often not really necessary in Nairobi); fast service when my room safe needed its battery replaced; an easy walk to local malls; attentive concierge and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

I have been in Kenya almost 3 times and i have been having my accommodations either at stanley hotel or fair view hotel; after having searched carefully through the internet i came across the sankara Hotel , i did drop an e mail to Big Time Holidays limited who is my local operator asking more about this hotel (sankara) the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

We stayed at this hotel twice over the last 2 weeks. Once when we arrived in Nairobi for the start of our honeymoon and then again before we left Kenya on the flight to Zurich. On our first stay we booked the honeymoon special and had an absolutely marvelous suite with a gigantic bathroom. We loved the free standing tub!... More 

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Heidelberg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

The reception is very nice and efficient, my room was spacious with nice touches to make the stay more pleasant (like instead of the usual gummi bears on the pillow you find a different stone carved animal (rhinos, zebras, ...). WiFi access was complimentary, fast and stable. The breakfast variation is very wide and tasty. I did not try out... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

My wife and I stayed at the Sankara for a week and found it comfortable with great staff who were always willing to help. There were various dining options and the food was great. Breakfast was overpriced if, like me you only want coffee and some croissants. I felt the music was too loud at the rooftop bar but that... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

Think the enterance of the hotel, is undergoing rennovation and the the location is nothing to write about i.e. behind a petro pump, in the middle of a commercial area. The place is expensive- clearly the demand/supply equation, working overtime. Room and the hotel interiors were great. However what sucked big time was the service. Reached on sunday and I... More 

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

Dear Pstaney, Thank you for your review dated 17th September 2012 and taking the time to write this review. We are currently renovating our external parking for the hotel. The landscaped area along with the perimeter wall modifications, will enhance the arrival experience and improve the flow of traffic and security for our guests. The works are being undertaken with... 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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