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Sarova Panafric

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi 72493, Kenya
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Ranked #20 of 106 Hotels in Nairobi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2009
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    4 of 5 stars
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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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Geneva, Switzerland
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100 reviews 100 reviews
55 hotel reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2009

While the lobby fails to impress, and the rooms are mediocre (but clean), depending upon what wing you are in, overall this is a fine business or conference hotel for Nairobi. I was in the older wing and had to tolerate poor lighting in the room, as well as a flickering fluorescent light in the bathroom, but it was clean... More

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Santa Clara, CA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2009

We were sent to this hotel by Kenya Air at 3am. They were extremely unorganized to the point several people were given keys to rooms that were already occupied!!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2009

The road in front of the hotel is quite busy and always jammed in the afternoon, noise getting to all of the rooms except those facing the pool. Very friendly reception and room service staff, security on every floor. Conference facilities are adequate and the internet connection is okay (not fast enough to call on Skype). The hotel restaurant is... More

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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2009

Stayed only one night on the way to other destination, however this was a really nice hotel. Mix of business and casual travelers. Walking distance to many places to eat and internet cafe one street over when you exit and go to the right. 1shilling per minute. The breaskfast at the hotel was excellent. I would recommend. When compared to... More

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Cape Town
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2009

I recently spent my first 2 nights in Nairobi while on a business visit from South Africa. I was greatly impressed with the level of personalised service xperienced. The staff at the Sarova Panafric were true exemplars of "hospitality ambassadors". in his book "Ten Lessons from the Future" the author descibes an organisation that resonates as one where hundreds of... More

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Las Vegas, NV
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2009

I and found the hotel adequate but not great. Pluses are a good safe location near downtown and very friendly staff. The restaurants, bar, and room service we fine, with an especially nice breakfast. I stayed in two rooms. The first was noisy, as it faced the street, but clean and in good order. The second was quieter but far... More

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Boston, MA
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2009

Had a fine experience staying there before heading to Tanzania. We were with a group and went to put our bags in the car in the morning when someone from the staff insisted on doing this for us. We tipped them and went to breakfast. On return from breakfast we specifically confirmed with the person that they put the bags... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2008

We stayed there for a total of four nights, and found the place very comfortable and safe. The restaurant menu was sufficiently varied so that we didn't get bored with it. The rooms were clean and comfortable, perhaps a little small. Staff were always friendly, especially the security guards. We would definitely stay there again if we end up in... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2008

i am a Pakistani,i just returned from break(Pakistan).i stay in hotel just for one night but enjoy it,s hospitality.both time dep/arvl i stay here for 1 night.i visit different counrries,hotels,but not anywhere i find like this.in 3 months,i stay 2 times.once after 6 weeks & then after 3 weeks.

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Brisbane, Australia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
57 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2008

Stayed for 1 night in Feb 2008 on our way to Arusha, Tanzania. Rooms were clean, but a little tired looking and the hotel probably needs a make over. We had dinner at the restaurant downstairs, which was adequate, but certainly not haute cuisine. We did get a good rate though through hotel.com.

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Address: Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi 72493, Kenya
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Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sarova Panafric 3.5*
Number of rooms: 164
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