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Sankara Nairobi

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Just finished having dinner. It was my second visit with my girlfriend and what a contrasting service level. Absolutely poor. Came for dinner with a reservation yet we were presented lunch menus. After asking the female waitress if the menu had changed as my girlfriend is a fan of the seared tuna which was not on the menu that was... More 

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Nairobi Region, Kenya
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I enjoyed the bar,the Ambience and the view. Very creative in covering the pool area to make more space. Kudos. Staff very efficient and friendly and offer personal care. But have to improve on their sheesha though. 😊

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Everybody is warm at this hotel services with a smile is real here everything is beautiful from the food to the amenities I looooove the gym love working out here...breakfast is my favourite meal time ample parking space and very organised.all time favourite hotel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

If your in town the Sunday brunch is a must. It's set up buffet style with many selections and offer endless champagne. The food was good and they have something for everyone. They also have a live band playing. What really makes this place special, is the hotel itself often houses the celebrities and entertainers that come to town, so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed for 2nights at the beginning of our 21 day trip. Comfortable beds, great shower. Good food, also liked the area it is in, closer to the BAPS temple and Diamond plaza , both places we wanted to visit while in Nairobi.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the place you wouldn't want to miss on a friday!!the staff is just so welcoming and have excellent services...I remember misplacing my phone and it was Brought to me by the manager and his team ...couldn't be more amazed!!lovely place

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The rooftop bar is great, but the restaurants need a bit of atmosphere/communal area. Rooms are great. Everything you could want. Really good showers; comfortable beds; and one of the best burgers I've ever eaten.

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

Dear Guest, Thank You for taking the time to write a review TripAdvisor following your experience while staying with us. I am glad that you had a wonderful stay and enjoyed our guest rooms, the Sarabi pool and supper club as well as one of the best burgers. I have shared your concern about the restaurants with the Food and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room: Brilliant/Clean...just really nice and comfortable. Staff: Friendly/Polite/Accommodating Food: A huge variety and just splendidly tasty... from Breakfast to coffees/cocktails to Dinner in the evening- Amazing Overall I cannot recommend this hotel enough.... SPA- probably one of the best treatments i have had.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your stay with us on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you had a wonderful experience while staying with us and had a chance to enjoy the various offerings of our establishment. We also greatly appreciate your recommendation to other TripAdvisor users. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future for another splendid... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Team Sankara i don't waste time doing Hotel Reviews - So you MUST be very special. Honestly how on earth can you DARE block the pool at the roof top? Whoever advised you on this one is totally misleading (Go back to the drawing board).We love Sankara because of changed and improved services at the Artisan Restaurant on Sundays and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my second time visiting this hotel, first time was a mere 3 weeks after it opened in 2010... The amenities and the service in this hotel is excellent. My favorite is obviously their spa, so professional, beautiful and inviting. I love the rooftop bar, great place to unwind after a long day. The Steak restaurant on the 1st... More 

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

Dear Lalie, I really appreciate you taking your valuable time to share a review of your Sankara experience with the TripAdvisor community. It is always a pleasure to learn that Sankara is our guests’ hotel of choice in the city and that your stay with us is never short of great. The Sankara family aims to offer the best to... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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
In your room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • 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: $228 - $341 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sankara Nairobi 5*
Number of rooms: 156
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Also Known As:
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Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Nairobi
#7 Spa Hotel in Nairobi
#9 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
#10 Family Hotel in Nairobi
#11 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
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