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Sankara Nairobi

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Johannesburg
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My girlfriends and I went to Graze last night to celebrate two birthdays. Food was good, service was excellent, and I would make special mention to wait staff Mary and hostess Margaret for their attentiveness and making the birthday girls feel special. After settling our bill, we asked to validate our parking tokens - we had done the same thing...

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Was invited to dinner by local associates who chose the venue. Last visited these premises some years back. Roof top venue was undergoing renovations so we dined on 1st floor. Can recommend the butter chicken - was well presented and tasty. Service on point and waitron remained in hailing distance.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Haven't been back here since they started renovating the pool area, that's a month ago. This very minute am seated here n totally love what they did with the floor. Much easier to move about in heels n the lighting at night is just spectacular. Sankara gives me a reason to love this place all over again...#madlove

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our experience at Sankara Hotel was excellent! We were very impressed by the attention to detail of the hotel and restaurant staff. They took the time and made the effort to place roses, rose petals, fruit, wine, fresh chocolate-covered strawberries, and truffles, among other things, into our room. The table at the restaurant was also all decked out and the...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Hotel Located in Westlands not so far from the city business district. Located right next to the Sarit Centre shopping mall. Wonderful interior design, the rooms are clean and spacious. They have a rooftop pool and bar which brings out a nice ambience in the evening. Cant complain about the food, loved the buffet breakfast. Would definitely be back.

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is located in Westlands; lots of parking and tight security. Entry / exit from the parking lot is a little underwhelming because of the convoluted route. Security and wait staff extremely helpful and attentive

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On the surface the Sankara is very nice - the rooms are comfortable and the French press and real coffee in the rooms are a nice touch. However, when when we checked out we were charges a higher rate than what we were quoted when booking the room. When we tried to dispute the rate we were told that we...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an excellent stay at this modern hotel in Nairobi. I particularly loved the design of the common spaces and restaurants. My Superior Room was great - bright and spacious, with a large bathroom. Not as sleek as the rest of the hotel, in my opinion, but still very nice and comfortable. One of the best features of Sankara is...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A pleasant stay at the Sankara hotel. Excellent customer service, modern fixtures and good location. Helpful staff, notably Monica from the front desk. Highly recommended. Home away home. I will definitely return.

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 1 week ago

I chose Sanaka mainly because of its security. The receptionist was welcoming and the check-in was fairly quick. However, the bell boy or whoever the person taking my bags to the room was, seemed unhappy to be taking them and seemed unhappy with the amount I had tipped him. He kept looking at me and then at the money and...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid 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: $198 - $305 (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:
Sankara Nairobi Hotel Nairobi
Hotel Style:
#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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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Rooms are all good”
 of 5 bubbles 162jacobb, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Junior suite. gives you access to the club lounge on the top floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Espadaman, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Rooms on higher floors are easily accessible to facilities such as the gym and the swimming pool.”
 of 5 bubbles Smaher90, Jan 21, 2017 | Read review
“Go to a different hotel”
 of 5 bubbles UNKM, Jan 6, 2017 | Read review
“You must have a view”
 of 5 bubbles erichamlin20, Dec 1, 2016 | Read review
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