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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 January 5, 2012
MeandYu Nairobi, 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
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

I stayed at the Sankara during a recent business trip and was overwhelmed by the level of service. Whether it was Nelson who greeted me by name each day in one of the restaurants or Iveen and Charles on the concierge desk who solved my transport needs in a flash, this hotel is a great, well located sanctuary. Don't miss... More

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

Dear MeandYu, Thank you for your review dated January 5th, 2012. First and foremost, Sankara Team wishes you a prosperous New Year and all the best in 2012. We are always pleased to hear from our guests and delighted that we were able to deliver the personalised service and comfort to meet your expectations. The Team at Sankara appreciate your... More

Washington DC
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2012

Stayed for two weeks at the Sankara during a work trip in December 2011. Very nice, W-inspired hotel, with wireless (spotty at times, but free) service across the property. For business travelers like me who have daily business in town, the hotel is inconvenient due to heavy traffic going from Westlands to town. Also, for longer stays, there is a... More

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

Dear OnurWashingtonDC, Thank you for your review dated 1st January 2012. First and foremost, Sankara Team wishes you a prosperous New Year and all the best in 2012. We are always pleased to hear from our guests and the Team at Sankara appreciate your constructive feedback in order for us to further improve on the services that we offer. Please... More

London
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2011

Excellent breakfast, clean rooms. Most staff are professional. Many thanks to Krishna. The fitness instructor is the best.

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

Thank you for your review dated December 30th, 2011. We are always pleased to hear from our guests and delighted that we were able to deliver the personalised service and comfort to meet your expectations. The Team at Sankara appreciate your positive feedback in order for us to further improve on the services that we offer. Krishna,our Sankara Star, will... More

Brussels, Belgium
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51 reviews 51 reviews
48 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2011

Ok it's obvious, it's a five star hotel, but sometimes you can be very disappointed by five stars hotels. Not here. I asked for a transfer from the airport, the driver was waiting for me there and was friendly, he drove an almost new mercedes and brought me to the hotel in no time (ok, it was midnight, so no... More

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

Dear Hjeang, Thank you for your positive review dated 27th December 2011. First and foremost, Sankara Team wishes you a prosperous New Year and all the best in 2012. We are always pleased to hear from our guests and delighted that we were able to deliver a 5 star personalised service and comfort to meet your expectations. The Team at... More

new york, ny
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2011

The Sankara was such a treat after a week long camping adventure. The rooms are on the small side, but well done and comfortable. The fitness center is one of the best I have ever seen at a hotel and even has a complimentary personal trainer. The rooftop pool was also quite enjoyable and the service was top notch. As... More

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

Dear Kris, Thank you for your review dated December 20th, 2011 and taking the time to write this positive review. We are always pleased to hear from our guests and delighted that we were able to deliver a 5 star personalised service and comfort to meet your expectations. The Team at Sankara appreciate your feedback in order for us to... More

Lagos, Nigeria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2011

I had a very pleasant stay here. Very courteous, almost too courteous. :) The room was really comfortable with the lighting and the mirrors. The bed was comfy but the bath tub didn't work. The plug was spoiled and i couldn't run a bath. Housekeeping was very timely and did a great job too. You should stay here and oh,... More

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

Dear AhAdAd, Thank you for your review dated December 20th, 2011. We are always pleased to hear from our guests and delighted that we were able to deliver the personalised service and comfort to meet your expectations. The Team at Sankara appreciate your positive feedback in order for us to further improve on the services that we offer. Please accept... More

Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
26 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2011 via mobile

A very good and clean hotel to stay in Nairobi. I recommend

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Washington DC
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7 reviews 7 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2011

The Sankara is a great hotel in the Westlands section of Nairobi. It's not as opulent as a 5 star hotel, but still is an excellent property. The grounds aren't much to speak of (no gardens, small rooftop pool and deck) but the guest rooms are very modern (bordering on futuristic) and quite large, especially the bathrooms. The gym is... More

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

Dear Windowseater, Thank you for your review dated December 15th, 2011. We highly appreciate you taking the time to write this review. First and foremost I would like to thank you for your wonderful compliments you have mentioned about our Team and the hotel. We are sorry to hear that we did not live up to your expectations with the... More

Bad Doberan, Germany
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2011

Always a pleasure to stay at Sankara Nairobi. Very good staff, great rooms, perfect location!

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

Dear Bougainvillas, Thank you for your review dated December 12th, 2011 and taking the time to write this positive review. We are always pleased to hear from our guests and delighted that we were able to deliver a 5 star personalised service and comfort to meet your expectations. The Team at Sankara appreciate your feedback in order for us to... More

New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2011

We stayed at the Sankara for stopovers on our way to the Masaai Mara and beach. We were looking for a safe, boutique hotel with great service. Sankara delivered on this! After arriving from our international flight, we were easily checked in and shown to our room. We stayed in a deluxe room which was modern, spacious, very comfortable beds... More

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

Dear Archana, Thank you for your review dated December 10th, 2011 and taking the time to write this positive review. We are always pleased to hear from our guests and delighted that we were able to deliver a 5 star personalised service and comfort to meet your expectations. The Team at Sankara appreciate your feedback in order for us to... 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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