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Sarova Panafric

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Along Valley Road, Nairobi 30486 - 00100, Kenya
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Ranked #19 of 110 Hotels in Nairobi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2010
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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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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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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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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Rio de Janeiro
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113 reviews 113 reviews
50 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2010

I had a great time in Kenya recently, with one exception... We stayed in the beginning at the Sarova Panafric hotel, which was totally to my discust. This hotel is advertised as a 4 * star property. The rooms were poorly cleaned, cigaret burns on the carpet, furniture totally worn. We were told of a free Wi-Fi internet, which stopped... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2009

Our group was attacked by armed robbers in the dead of night at a campsite outside the Maasai Mara Reserve. Frightened, stressed by lack of help, we returned to this hotel (as per schedule) and were welcomed and comforted by staff at all levels. The management couldn't do enough and all staff from cleaners, security guards to spa massagers were... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2009

Best thing...do not go there...took them 1 hour to check us in after a 12 hour flight...recpetion has just 3 chairs. Rooms are 3 star at best - fitted with A/C that the Management do not use!! Traffic noise is pretty bad as and an annoying distance out of NBO

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2009

the standard room is very expensive for its condition. i heard a lot of other customers complained about hot water, service, etc. my own experience will make me not return to panafric anymore. there are a number of very nice and friendly staff and that compensated for my disppointment while there.

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1 degree east
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2009

The worst bit first. The bedrooms were last updated probably when built and are rather worn and in severe need of attention. However they are spotlessly clean and comfortable. The staff (with only one exception I found) were very friendly and tried exceptionally hard to help. The public areas are much better, and the food and service at the hotel's... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2009

Travellers cannot expect honest and genuine services from this hotel. My shirt was torn by the laundry service. None of staff showed and extended sincere apology, rather, try to hide it. Reception work is not organized and is not attentive to individual guests・・・. Anyway, you should find other hotels if you would like to enjoy your days in Nairobi.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2009

Stayed in this hotel for a conference. The conference facilities, restaurant and bar areas are fine, a bit old and run down, but ok. I suspect that the ground floor facilities are the same that were there when the place was opened in 1965. The rooms are dismal and certainly not of 3 star quality. I was told that the... More 

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Address: Along Valley Road, Nairobi 30486 - 00100, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sarova Panafric 3.5*
Number of rooms: 162
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Also Known As:
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Sarova Panafric Nairobi
Panafric Hotel Nairobi
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#10 Spa Hotel in Nairobi
#13 Business Hotel in Nairobi
#14 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi

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