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Sankara Nairobi

#11 of 124 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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Mountain View, California
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70 reviews 70 reviews
18 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
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6 reviews 6 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 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
11 reviews 11 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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26 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
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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32 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
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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116 reviews 116 reviews
28 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
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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34 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
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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