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Sankara Nairobi

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#11 of 164 Hotels in Nairobi
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06/11/2017 06/12/2017
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Sankara is the place where Staff value the Customers , From Friendly security check to the Restaurant i rate Sankara as a real home for the homeless! I must appreciate the Management for the sacrifice done to ensure the level of service delivery is never compromised , the Restaurant team nailed it. The food was prepared to the perfection -...

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1Thank samuel N
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Sankara will always have my business when I'm in Nairobi for work. The staff have become friends and I truly look forward to seeing them when I come "home" from work each day. Sharon and Joanna at the front desk and are simply wonderful. They make you feel special, tend to your requests in a timely manner and make...

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

Dear Stephanie M, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Sankara Nairobi on TripAdvisor. It is a pleasure to read that Sankara has become the home for you in Nairobi and you consider our stars as friends. We always encourage our stars to offer intuitive service and nothing pleases me more then when I read feedback...

Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a really pleasant stay at Sankara. Stayed for 3 nights on a business trip and have no complaints. The staff were fantastic; very helpful and friendly without being over bearing. Rooms were comfortable and most importantly for me - exceptionally clean. The wifi in my room was a little iffy but I believe this was not the case in...

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Thank Nicole K
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We booked a table for 4 at the fine dining restaurant. After arriving and being seated they started setting the table. We asked for wine list 3 times...it took an age to get the wine we ordered. Food took so long we left...very disappointing....tried this as somewhere new in Nairobi, will not rush back.

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Thank jamie h
Biot, France
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Staff are great, rooms great, food is good. Safe hotel with good security. Great rooftop bar with music sometimes. Really liked this hotel. Good bathrooms. Good beds. I would recommend this hotel as a good choice.

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Thank Kevin B
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went for a networking event that was at the rooftop. It was really nice. The bitings in the event were great and so was the service. enjoyed the small hamburgers to the dessert hamburgrs too hehe. Thanks Chef.

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Thank Meidimi S
Avignon, France
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed 4 nights in May 2017. Good business hotel, good room, good bathroom, nice staff, nice breakfast, good internet. On the Friday night (and on the Thursday night to a lesser extent), there was terrible noise from the bar opposite the street. Just terrible nuisance. Get a room to the other side of the building if you can.

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

Dear Frederic G, Thank you for your review of Sankara Nairobi. It is a pleasure to read that you had an overall wonderful experience with us. I do apologies for the issue of noise you experienced and please be rest assured we have reached out to the management of the bar to ensure noise is kept to a minimum. Once...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Visited the hotel with my family and enjoyed the Sunday Brunch. Staff were friendly and helpful all the way from the front office, full of smile. We enjoyed the warmth and personalized service. Thanks to Eric, you made us feel special and will definitely come back.

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

Dear Ben M, Thank you for your wonderful review of Sankara Nairobi's famous Sunday Brunch. It is fantastic to see that our efforts to revamp and refresh our Sunday brunch is being appreciated by guests. We will commend Eric and his team and we look forward to welcoming you back to Sankara in the very near future. Warm regards, Krishna...

Pretoria
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hotel is extremely upmarket. World class 7th floor amenities with skyline views. Has a Pool and bar area, champagne bar, grill house and private dining room. Very nicely finished. Service is extremely good , and all staff are alert and very responsive.Location in Nairobi, walking distance from Westgate mall with latest movies. Hotel shuttle very happy to drive to mall...

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

Dear kjacobs708, Thank you for your wonderful review of Sankara Nairobi, it is a pleasure to read that you had a wonderful experience and enjoyed our various facilities like Sarabi rooftop bar and Graze our signature steakhouse. The best part of your review was about the service offered by our staff. We take great pride to ensure every guest has...

West Chester, Ohio
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel was beyond my expectations! The hotel staff treated me so well that I cannot imagine staying anywhere else. The concierge took great care in arranging my needs so that I wanted for nothing. My room was very satisfying, spacious and clean. Close in proximity to whatever shopping needs I had. I highly recommend this hotel for your visit.

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

Dear Brian C, Thank you for your wonderful review of Sankara Nairobi. It is a pleasure to read that our staff treated you so well and that your first choice is going to be Sankara when you are in Nairobi. Thank you for highly recommending our hotel and we all look forward to welcoming you back in the very near...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Food & drink at the hotel
Graze
Graze
Cuisines: Steakhouse, European
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • 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: $196 - $291 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sankara Nairobi 5*
Number of rooms: 156
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#4 Business Hotel in Nairobi
#7 Spa Hotel in Nairobi
#10 Family Hotel in Nairobi
#11 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
#11 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“If you're a light sleeper ask for a room not facing "Electric Ave" aka Mpaka Road as it tends to get noisy at night.”
772nicolek, 2 days ago | Read review
“I like the sixth floor club room, but it costs a bit more.”
NicoleG721, 1 week ago | Read review
“fifth floor”
812janen, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“ask for king size bed :-)”
542philipped542, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“ask to be placed away from the bar/pool side”
stephaniemP6319SB, 4 weeks ago | Read review
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