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Sankara Nairobi

#13 of 125 Hotels in Nairobi
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Woodvale Grove, Westlands, Nairobi 00606, Kenya
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    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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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

Excellent hotel, excellent restaurant (better than the Tribe), excellent service, great location near shopping centres and night clubs, wonderful hospitality! Sankara is the place to be while in Nairobi!

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Torino, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

This is just to confirm the positive reviews. I like it because it reflects contemporary energetic Africa. The style is modern, rooms are comfortable and quiet with high quality bedding. The breakfast buffet offers a great variety of food. Good wine list. I've been here twice already and will come back again.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

This is our new favorite hotel in Nairobi, better than the Tribe which was our previous favorite. We stayed in the Junior Suite which was very spacious and luxurious with excellent decor. The service was unsurpassed. The staff was friendly, helpful and professional throughout our two night stay. Eliab at the front desk, in particular, was incredibly helpful and friendly.... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

Stayed 4 nights at a superior room on the 5th floor, spotlessly clean and well appointed. Bathtub and shower. Great variety at mealtimes and top notch display and service, enjoyed all meals. Lounged on the pool top bar and thats fascinating. Only downside for me was the view & turn down service was done a bit too early, understandable because... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

Stayed here for 2 nights on a business trip. First class experience - delightful superior room, very friendly, helpful & enthusiastic service, plus delightful ambiance. Restaurant food is high quality & reasonable value. If visiting the City, I would thoroughly recommend this hotel.

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Mumbai, India
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79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

The new Sankara hotel is excellent. great rooms, good WiFi, lovely baths and centrally located. The room service was quick and helpful, the front desk helped me when i wanted them to accept a courier on my behalf when i was not going to be in Nairobi! All the rooms are non-smoking, so smokers be warned!

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Istanbul, Turkey
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

The Sankara Nairobi is breath of fresh air amid the older hotels in Nairobi. The positives of this hotel are definitely that everything is new and planned with a lot of light and air. The rooms are what you would expect but the small touches like fresh flowers, fruit and cute little stone animals by your bedside (great souvenirs) make... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

After two weeks in the African bush, we were welcomed to the Sankara and it was a wonderful place to rest up before a long trip home. The food was excellent and they do an outstanding job of trying to accommodate a wide range of travelers from around the world. Quality and service were perfect. The rooms were spacious and... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

I stayed in Sankara hotel Nairobi for 1 week, It was a great stay, especially the food, also you have a pool and a bar in the roof. The rooms are very clean, All the rooms non smoking West-gate mall is not very far from this hotel,

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

Best Hotel to stay in Nairobi. Good is delicius. The bed and linens of top quality and the glass between bath and bed is a fun touch, if you are so inclined can soak and watch TV at the same time with sound piped in! Wi Fi is free all over and the breakfast buffet outstanding! The staff were wonderfully... More 

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