We stayed there at the beginning of our safari and at the end. It was fine for a short stay, nothing spectacular but more than adequate for staying pre and post safari. Given the prices of hotels in NBO, it is a "reasonable" value. Some rooms are bigger than others. There is no air conditioning at the hotel. They offered a fan. It was sort of "chilly" when we were there and didn't need the fan; however, I don't know how happy I would be with no AC if staying there during the hot season).
Service was good.
The food in the restaurant that we ate at ( main floor) was fine.Breakfast was NOT good and had a minimal selection of food choices.
Of note, there was a huge cockroach on the bar ( attached to restaurant) that we found, but, I think that can happen anywhere. Never saw one in the rooms though.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Idyllically located 5 minutes' drive from the CBD and 18 km from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, amidst beautifully landscaped gardens in a quiet suburb of Nairobi, Sarova Panafric offers 162 rooms in a range of Superior, Executive, Club, Studio and Themed Suites - all recently refurbished and decorated in a contemporary vibrant African style. Once the watering hole for freedom fighters, spies and foreign correspondents, Flame Tree restaurant is named after the Flame Tree that holds pride of place in the gardens and offers leisurely meals. 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. And this hotel is centrally located, only a short 0.5 Km from Kenya's landmark 'Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC)', one of the most prominent events venues in Africa. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Sarova Panafric Hotel Nairobi
- Sarova Panafric Nairobi
- Panafric Hotel Nairobi