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Sankara Nairobi

#10 of 156 Hotels in Nairobi
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Harare, Zimbabwe
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Have stayed in most of the top Nairobi hotels and the Sankara consistently delivers. Good rooms. Great service. Superb location. 7th floor pool deck and bar is a great escape with an eclectic mix of local and foreign patrons.

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Harare, Zimbabwe
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From the initial, late arrival, it was obvious that we were in the care of the hotel staff and they went to all lengths to ensure a high quality experience at the Sankara. Food and wine in the restaurants was very good, as were the breakfasts and service for visiting clients. Rooms were above average size, spotless and nicely decorated... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We didn't stay at this hotel; however, we went there for dinner and had the buffet. The service was amazing and the food was some of the best food we had ever tasted. I would highly recommend the buffet. It's about 35 USD (drinks not included) but worth every penny. I will definitely return.

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Thank Jen N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Brought my family for safari and stayed in Nairobi for 3 nights. Hotel was very nice and secure. Bar on 7th floor was lots of fun and the executive lounge was worth the extra money. Julius from the 7th floor made all of us feel welcome and comfortable even tho we were so far from home!

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Thank Chris P
Nairobi, Kenya
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was here with my wife for lunch. Sankara's location is conveniently out of the CBD but very near and easily accessible. The staff are very relational and ready to assist. We had a buffet lunch and the chef was there to personally explain each serving, what it contains and what combinations go best. We particularly enjoyed the seafood on... More 

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Thank Favoured J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From security point of view , to impeccable service we really enjoyed. My server Daniel was all there for us...keep up. Though the floor is aging the ambience is still on top. Good music complimented our night and we keep on asking more. Geoffrey accommodated most of our unusual request especially one local music which was played twice. Great night....👍

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Oegstgeest, The Netherlands
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33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel stands out for its cleanliness, friendly staff, good food and live music. If you arrive by car, a secured parking area is next to the hotel. On the seventh floor is a nice bar, with tiny pool to wind down after a busy day. The rooms are large and clean and the beds sleep well. Today the hotel... More 

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

Dear Maurice, Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed complimentary review on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you had a wonderful experience during your recent stay with us. It is always a joy to know that we were able to make our guests’ stay great in all aspects. We are always working to improve our guests’... More 

Majadahonda, Spain
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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Last minute business trip to Nairobi and was recommended this lovely hotel by a colleague. Staff were very friendly and bent over backwards to help and offer recommendations. Hotel facilitated pick up and drop off for airport with possibility of either official Taxi or Limo which you can have charged to your room. Really useful as no cash machines were... More 

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

Dear MMcCullagh, We would like to thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at Sankara Nairobi on TripAdvisor. We are glad your stay that you enjoyed your stay. I will share your kind words on the service with the team; they will be glad to learn that their commitment to providing great service did not go... More 

Venlo, The Netherlands
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43 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

I stayed in the Sankara for 3 days. Nice hotel, security at front, clean convenience room. Breakfast is very good and divers. At the 7th floor there's a pool bar, great for lunch and cosy at night. We had diner with a group of 20 colleques, buffet, live music. Very good food and friendly staff. Check-out process was smooth. I... More 

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

Dear Ruud, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience at Sankara Nairobi on TripAdvisor. I am pleased to learn that your overall experience was wonderful and that you a great experience with your colleagues. I will make sure to share your compliments with the rest of the team, who played a part in making your... More 

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48 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

It is a good hotel all and all. Rooms are ok and roof top pool bar is very nice. Breakfast is disappointing, somehow not what you expect in the overall higher end design. Nice touch are the animal toys giveaways.

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

Dear Tutiarba, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on your recent stay with us on TripAdvisor. I am glad to learn that you loved Sarabi Pool and Supper club and our Sankara Seven souvenirs. However, I have noted that we did not exceed your expectations throughout your stay and I apologise for this. I hope you... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • 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: $226 - $338 (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 Family Hotel in Nairobi
#10 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
#11 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
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