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Sankara Nairobi

5.0 of 5 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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Nairobi, Kenya
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

I was here for a few days for a conference. My expectations were high because of all that I heard heard prior to visiting this place. The service was impressive. Everybody was really polite, which is great especially when you need information. The Wi-fi connection was down but they tried fixing it the whole time we were there. all, in... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

I am writing this review once again since my earlier review with the same title has been removed without giving me a notification. I guess this Hotel management asked to be removed due to not so positive review. I had written that, I checked-in the Hotel at 3.30AM on 25 October 2012 with my Daughter on our way to safari.... More 

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

Dear Mr. Savas-Unsal, Thank you for your review dated 18th November 2012. We challenged trip advisor on your original review as we felt your review was not completely accurate and not in keeping with the guidelines & conditions of posting reviews on trip advisor. We note on your review that you were not in agreement with being charged for two... More 

Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

I stayed here for a week long workshop for a project that my job had me involved in. The hotel was really nice. The room was nice, but little things like the towel hanging fitting being loose detracted from the 5* quality. Personally I think the room was somewhere between 3 and 4 star quality. The in-house restaurants (both of... More 

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Lagos, Nigeria
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75 reviews 75 reviews
17 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

Have stayed here more than five times in last one year and can say that this is one of the best hotels in Nairobi. Doesnt matter whether u r travelling for business or on a holiday, hotel offers you a new property, good housekeeping and service, nice restaurants, nice pool and gym.

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Singapore, Singapore
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

I had the opportunity of staying at the Sankara Nairobi recently. I was greeted by very friendly staff on checking in, which was a very smooth process as well. The room and bathroom were very clean and bed was very comfortable. The animal figurines made of soap stone as a complimentary gift during turn down everyday is very unique indeed.... More 

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Mountain View, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012 via mobile

This hotel is pretty nice and makes great use of it's small space. The decor is fabulous and high quality fittings were used. Natural wood keeps the rooms feeling light, yet cosy. Room Service is fast and courteous. My one complaint was the security scanner visit everytime one entered the hotel. Also service staff is courteous but not necessarily the... More 

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Nungwi, Tanzania
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

I recently enjoyed a three night stay at this terrific city property. The rooms are modern, comfortable and very clean. The breakfast buffet is amazing and the staff throughout are exceptional! They are attentive without being intrusive, kind without being "smarmy" and absolutely nothing was too much trouble. The room was quiet, the internet service was free, easy to connect... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

This is a great hotel, spacious room and excellent facilities. The restaurant prepares some awesome food and breakfast offers a wide variaty. I would recommend the hotel to any traveller. Friendly and very helpfull staff. Sankara would see me again when i travel to Kenya.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

Wow. Was I blown away after entering the hotel. There is still some construction work going on outside but the inside is fantastic. Spent a few nights and enjoyed the experience. Great service, lovely food, very clean and comfortable rooms. Wifi available and ash to log in. Great staff, always willing to help. The breakfast selection was very nice and... More 

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Kampala, Uganda
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

This hotel pays attention to detail; free wifi in the rooms, classy interior design, great service, great restaurants, good location, and a nice rooftop bar/lounge/pool area. Weekend rates are excellent value for money. Would definitely stay here again.

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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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Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Nairobi
#7 Spa Hotel in Nairobi
#10 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
#10 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
#11 Family Hotel in Nairobi

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