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Sankara Nairobi

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Milan, Italy
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29 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Comfortable, clean, modern, spacious and nicely kept in the various environments composing the property: the first floor restaurant, the rooftop bar, the rooms and the corridors. Rooms are not huge (like some other available 5 stars hotels in NBO), but they are perfect for business trips, couple/family vacations, long-transfer in the city and they have all you need. I think... More 

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

Dear Marilu_Travel, Thank you for choosing the Sankara for your recent stay in Nairobi; and for the excellent feedback on our property. We hope to welcome you back to your home away from home on your next trip to Kenya. With Warm Regards Moshi Perera, General Manager More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

Stayed for a few days during a business visit and found the hotel to be a perfect oasis from the storm of traffic and chaos outside. You feel secure in the premises looking at the security arrangements. Nice pool overlooking the city and some groovy tunes on the weekend to have a relaxed drink at the poolside bar. Thanks for... More 

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

Dear Planetshilp, Thank you for your kind feedback on your most recent stay at our hotel. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest and we look forward to hosting you on your next visit to Nairobi; to experience our personalized services and our Kenyan hospitality. With Warm Regards Moshi Perera, General Manager More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I stayed in the Sankara on Jan 21-23. I had been on the road for a while and was a bit under the weather and craved for some comfort food. I called the customer service, who told me that that while they had some Indian food on the menu, they did not have what I craved for. However, in 10... More 

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

Dear skumarv, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. Providing our guess with the best possible hospitality and service is our goal; and we are delighted that we exceeded your expectations. We shall pass your compliments to Alfred and Samuel and hope to see you soon on your next visit to the city. With Warm Regards Moshi... More 

Centurion, South Africa
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36 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I've stayed here on many occasions the last few years and it's hard to find any negative points to mention regarding this hotel, it's just stunning!! Most enjoyable is the lovely pub and pool on the top floor.

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Thank Jacob312613
Sankara N, General Manager at Sankara Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Jacob312613, Thank you for taking the time to review our property; and for choosing us to be your home away from home. We look forward to hosting you for a sundowner to unwind after a long day’s work at our exquisite roof top pool bar on your next business trip to the city. With Warm Regards Moshi Perera, General... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Stayed here for a day for a seminar / meeting. Staff are very helpful and professional, the food was quite decent and the room was good. I would recommend this hotel to anyone who has to travel to Nairobi for work or business.

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

Dear kinsey101, Thank you for your review. We appreciate the candid feedback on our facilities; and the lovely experience you had during your most recent visit to Nairobi. We hope to see you again very soon. With Warm Regards Moshi Perera, General Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel for 3 nights. The booking did not include the tax which is significant so it's worth paying attention - we paid it on check-in. The room was nice but nothing exceptional to other 4/5 star hotels we have have stayed in outside Kenya. The hotel have security guards and metal detectors on the doors and... More 

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

Dear QueenDP, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed the facilities we have to offer. We do define that our rates are exclusive of 28% tax on our website which is also reflected on extra net websites. Regrettably we cannot control how this is displayed on the extranet sites. Should you... More 

Paris, France
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74 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I came least week in this hotel to share an event with my company. It was a very nice moment. the quality of the food is very good. furthermore people were very nice also. We took a buffet and South African wines

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

Dear alain b, Thank your review on our property; and for the excellent feedback on our food and wine selection. We hope to see you again when you are in Nairobi. With Warm Regards Moshi Perera, General Manager More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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32 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We were here only overnight before a safari. The hotel is very nice. It is quite modern and beautifully designed. Hotel staff was friendly and courteous so we felt at home. Although we didn't have time to enjoy it, there is a very nice roofdeck with bar and pool. We went there in the morning after breakfast and it provides... More 

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

Dear Scott G, Thank you for your kind review and compliments on our property. We hope to see you again on your next visit to Nairobi; to enjoy a little more of the Kenyan hospitality. With Warm Regards Moshi Perera, General Manager More 

Michigan
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220 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a sweet hotel. Very modern, next to the Sarit Center Mall, in the Westlands area... it's fairly new and everything still works. My wife and I came here for a weekend so I could watch the Superbowl on TV. Where we live outside of Nairobi, we couldn't get the game, so we splurged and pampered ourselves for the... More 

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

Dear joesindorf, Thank you for choosing the Sankara for your recent visit to Nairobi. We look forward to welcoming you back to your home away from home; and to unwind on our roof top Sarabi Super Club with exiting views of Nairobi’s skyline. With Warm Regards Moshi Perera, General Manager More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

From the moment my fiancee and I stepped in Sankara,I felt like a Queen .We had booked for a Junior Suite ,but when we arrived it wasn't ready so we were given another room,and surprisingly,the 'standard room' was still amazing..very spacious ,clean and airy...so i assumed each and every room there is meant to make the guests happy and very... More 

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

Dear Betina L, Thank you for your wonderful review. It was a pleasure to host you and your fiancée at our property; and we hope that you will be back to celebrate more special occasions with us. With Warm Regards Moshi Perera, General Manager 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
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  • 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: $227 - $342 (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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