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Sankara Nairobi

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Was on a business visit. The hotel offers all the creature comforts with added style and panache. Extremely happy that i had an opportunity to experience the quality of service and care. Especially loved the surprise gift of one of the Sankara seven each evening.

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Paris, France
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67 reviews
61 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent in everything ! Service, food, staff, location, rooms, banqueting and rate ! What else ? Safe and centrally located, perfecto trained staff. The rooms are spacious, in excellent conditions with large bathrooms, soundproof There is a nice fitness well equipped and a bar on the roof top But above all, the staff is professional and genuinely friendly

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Thank Dominique P
London
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I have stayed at the Sankara several times now and it continues to impress me. On the 1sy floor it has a patisserie with the best coffee and tea I have found yet in Nairobi. Service is particularly good at this hotel and it is in a great location in Westlands for business meetings.

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Thank StevenEEvans
Lagos State, Nigeria
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent amenities. The hotel is located in a serene environment with a good view of its environs. I was delighted by the warmness of the staff and honestly the hotel has kept the standard I know it with. I happily recommend this.

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Thank olusegunfadahunsi
Sankara N, General Manager at Sankara Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Olesegun, Thank you for taking your time to share a review of your stay on TripAdvisor. It is a pleasure to learn that your stay was excellent and that you loved our amenities. We are glad that you have experiences the Sankara style hospitality consistently. Thank you for your recommendation to the TripAdvisor comunity. We hope to have a... More 

Harare
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the security checkpoint to the check in counters my first impression was that they could improve on welcoming guests. The room was badly decorated and was not cleaned to the high standard I'd expect in a hotel. The bar on the seventh floor however is a nice surprise loved the entertainment. The food overall was nothing to write home... More 

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Thank 364auxiliam
Sankara N, General Manager at Sankara Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share a review of your stay on TripAdvisor. It is disappointing to read such a review from our guest as it is not a reflection of what we aim to offer our guests. At Sankara, we take guest feedback seriously and please rest assured that your concerns have been shared with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just enjoyed an awesome spiced aubergine, pomegranate and yoghurt salad with seared peppered salmon at the rooftop bar and supper room.... Yum!!! Great light meal after a long flight. My waiter Julius was adorable, took feedback on my martini, and bang!!, came back just as I prefer for the second, and always service with a smile and a chat for... More 

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Sankara N, General Manager at Sankara Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Gayle, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you had an excellent experience at the Sarabi Pool and Supper Club thanks to our Sankara Star Julius and the great food. It is a pleasure to learn that our aim to create memorable experiences for our guests are realised as it... More 

Arusha
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32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place works for me because of its proximity. Funny enough I think it has great value for money. Security checks can be annoying. Parking at the basement helps. They have a good system for repeat clients where by they would not need all your details at check in again.Breakfast was good. Very comfortable bed. Would not want to get... More 

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Sankara N, General Manager at Sankara Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Arushan, Thank you for taking your time to share you’re a review of your stay on TripAdvisor. It is always a pleasure reading such praising comments from our loyal guests. We are glad that we are able to make your stay with us memorable, the reservation process smooth for you, and that you were able to observe your fast... More 

Carrboro, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can't go wrong with the Sankara whether you are in Nairobi for business or holiday. The facilities are terrific, but the people are really what makes the Sankara Hotel truly special. The staff are all top flight and wonderful throughout the hotel. Do ask for a club level room. Their facility is especially great for business travelers. Sharon, Peris,... More 

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Sankara N, General Manager at Sankara Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Melissa, Thank you for taking the time to share such a wonderful review on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you enjoyed our amenities and that you experienced the true hospitality offered to you by our Sankara stars. Our goal at Sankara is to leave our guests with wonderful memories of their stay. From your review I believe that we... More 

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47 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been staying here on multiple occasions and it is a great hotel if you jot down all the plusses. Firstly the location is better than lets say the tribe hotel or Hemingway. The food is good at all the outlets. The rooftop bar is great and buzzing in the evening. Also one of the few places you get decent... More 

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Sankara N, General Manager at Sankara Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Sanjay, Thank you for taking the time to share a review of your stay with us on TripAdvisor and for your complimentary comments. Thank you for being a loyal guest of Sankara Nairobi. It is always a pleasure to learn that our guests had a great experience thanks to not only our well-appointed amenities and culinary offerings, but also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located in a central place, the rooftop bar is a must visit especially on Fridays and Saturday's the cocktails and tapas menu is on point. We loved every bit of the evening, service was of very high quality and my friends enjoyed the entire period... Keep up the good job,

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Thank Abraham T
Sankara N, General Manager at Sankara Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Abraham, Thank you for taking your time to share a review of your visit to our Sarabi Pool and Supper Club. We are glad you and your friends had a wonderful time and had a chance to enjoy our cocktails, tapas and that you found the service to be of high quality. We look forward to welcoming you back... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sankara Nairobi combines international five-star standards with personal service and the authentic flavour of the new Africa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sankara Nairobi

Address: Woodvale Grove, Westlands, Nairobi 00606, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range: $239 - $334 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sankara Nairobi 5*
Number of rooms: 156
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Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Nairobi
#7 Spa Hotel in Nairobi
#10 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
#10 Family Hotel in Nairobi
#11 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
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