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Sarova Panafric

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi 72493, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2010
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2010

We stayed here for one night mid overland safari, we found the staff accommodating and friendly. The rooms were clean if a little tired looking but did the job. We came back through Panafric for about 6 hours in between flights and the staff were extremely helpful with taxis and recommendations for shops etc They also provided us with towels/soaps... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2010

I was shocked when I saw the room and wanted to run away. The next day I was upgraded to superior after I emphasized that their picture of standard is completely far from what it is in real. The superior room was OK, but the standard room is like staying in a vandalised YMCA. I did not dare put out... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2010

we stayed here for one night before, and two nights after a five day safari. It was expensive for what you got but compared to the other hotels we saw when dropping off other people from the safari it seemed good. The service was excellent and the restaurant and lobby area was really nice with a great atmosphere, the breakfast... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2010

We stayed at the Panafric for a night before starting on our safari. The hotel has a muted charm, though a tad dated in some respects. Service, as evidenced during check-in, check-out and room service was efficient and on time. The restaurant downstairs (Flame Tree) is a lively place, with little TVs next to the bar and a live band.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2010

Simply lovely and professionnal. Will be your excellent choice in Kenya

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2010

This was for me a great stay, from arrival on day one to departure on day five. There are guards on every floor, who will always salute you and give you a total assurance of being safe at all times. The complimentary breakfast was just super, and the Kenyan coffee is just great. The service at breakfast time is just... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2010

2 older woman and a grandson stayed at panafric recently for 8 nights. We cannot fault the staff, they are so abliging and friendly. From the meet and greet at the door to the housemaids, we found them very good at their jobs, and made you feel really special. The hotel was centrally situated, we could walk to the CBD.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2010

For all of the photos and the full review, visit our site, TheVacationAdvisors. We found that there wasn't too much to do within walking distance of the hotel other than visit Central Park. The rooms were small yet comfortable. We stayed in two different double rooms and both rooms had two single beds pushed together. The beds in both rooms... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2010

Nice, friendly hotel, conviently located (can avoid city centre trafic if your business is on this side of town.). I particularly enjoyed the pool WIFI internet whilst free was not reliable

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2010

I stay at the Pan Afric, and have done so since my first visit there. It is not a 5-star hotel, but has good facilities - restaurant, pool, etc, together with outside deck dining as well as a decent restaurant. Staff are utterly charming and helpful, nothing is too much trouble. Rooms are not large or grand, but entirely adequate,... More

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Address: Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi 72493, Kenya
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Location: Kenya > Nairobi
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sarova Panafric 3.5*
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Idyllically located 5 minutes drive from the CBD and 18 Kms from Jomo Kenyatta Internationa Airport, amidst beautifully landscaped gardens in a quiet suburb of Nairobi, Sarova Panafric offers 164 rooms in a range of standard, superior, club and suites- all recently refurbished and decorated in a contemporary vibrant African style. Named in honor of the Pan African movement, Sarova Panafric was inaugurated by the first president of Kenya H.E. Mzee Jomo Kenyatta on the 5th January 1965 and truly represents Neo Africa. Enjoy leisurely meals at the lively and warm Flame tree restaurant, once the watering hole for freedom fighters, spies and foreign correspondents and named after the Flame Tree that holds pride of place in the gardens. Sarova Panafric offers state of the art banqueting and conferencing facilities with a range of meeting and function rooms equipped with the latest audio visual and WIFI equipment. To wind up the day, take a dip in the pool or go for a leisurely massage – or simply enjoy a cool drink to the soothing sounds of Africa’s rhythm Sarova Panafric is also located a short 0.5 Kms from Kenya's Landmark 'Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC)' , an events venue in Africa. ... more   less 
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