We chose to lounge at this hotel due to its proximity to the airport. We arrived in Nairobi during rush hour mid-week and didn't think it made sense to travel into the city. For lounging in a hotel bar, this venue is not bad. However, business travellers or people with long layovers with desires to access the online world, this is not the ideal option. As non staying hotel guests, the rate of internet is $8 USD per hour. While that rate is extremely high compared to your $17 a day rate in North America the service to obtain internet from the hotel is abysmal! First you'll get crapped on by the lady managing the internet service b/c you're not a staying guest at the hotel and then she'll make you run around to get service. I would highly recommend you purchase data service from your own country before attempting to pay for their service.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Panari Hotel is the closest hotel to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport Nairobi. Located 7 kilometers from the airport and 8 kilometers from the city center, we have your convenience at heart. From the rooms, our guests enjoy a captivating panoramic view of The Nairobi national park on one side. On the other side, you have a full view of the City in the horizon. The hotel is one of its kind being the only venue with an Ice Skating Rink in East and Central Africa. For our guest's convenience, we have a bank, forex bureau and a hair salon all under one roof. We also have a variety of food outlets alongside the Hotel's main restaurant "The Red Garnet." For a night out, you need not go elsewhere, on the second floor of the hotel, "Shooters and Dips Lounge" is the hottest entertainment spot along Mombasa road. No need to interrupt your keep fit regime while traveling. Get a full work out at The Dolphin Health Club. The health club is fully equipped with all the modern workout machines, steam bath, sauna and an indoor swimming pool. The Panari Hotel boasts a very large conferencing area with sufficient, secure and ample parking space to fit 450 cars. The Panari Hotel "A Luxurious Way of Life." ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Panari Hotel Nairobi