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Sankara Nairobi

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Marietta, Georgia
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79 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed July 27, 2015

The Sankara is tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the nearby main road. It is convenient to local shopping and several eateries. As with most high end hotel, they have security protocols that require you to scan your bags prior to entering. We stayed over night on our way to Zanzibar - we had to depart prior to... More 

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

Dear Zenna W Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We are delighted to learn that your stay was pleasant and that you enjoyed our Sankara 7 - Did you know we also feature Sankara 7 cuddly toys at our Boutique, located on the 1st/Floor? The soft cuddly toy version of Sankara 7 is part of an... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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131 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed July 25, 2015

Drinks and Dinner with some business associates and thoroughly enjoyed it. Will surely visit thos place on my next trip to Nairobi. Would also try and stay at this place to really check it out. Looking forward to that.

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

Dear Sajee P, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We are glad to learn that you thoroughly enjoyed your experience and hope to have the opportunity to welcome you while on your next visit to Nairobi. Warm regards, Khaled Helmy More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed July 21, 2015

never found another luxurious,cool,and refreshing environment than in Sankara..located right in the middle of Nairobi city, it's convenient for visiting business persons like me..and the green and brilliant environment furnishes it all... the next trending hotel this season without doubt is surely Sankara..proudly associated with it..Sankara u are the best!

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

Dear Diana k, Thank you for taking the time to review our property and for your kind words. We are glad to learn you had a fantastic time and we look forward to the opportunity to welcome you to Sankara Nairobi in the near future. We appreciate your compliments Diana k. Warm regards, Khaled Helmy More 

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Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

I really love the place very much and the service is wonderful... And Eric is very great at service,he is great at his work he was very welcoming... I would recommend it to everyone they won't regret it

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

Dear gina k, Thank you for taking the time to review our property and for your kind words. We also highly value your recognition of Eric who offered you exemplary service and made your stay even more memorable. We look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back to Sankara. Warm regards, Moshi Perera More 

Juba, South Sudan
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12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
Reviewed July 13, 2015

This was my 8th stay at this hotel. For an aid worker travelling from hardship duty station on rest and recuperation, then Sankara offers all the comfort, relaxation and luxury. The food was mouth watering; the beddings and linens very comfortable; customer service was exceptional and responded to all my needs very timely; bathrooms were very clean. Will return back... More 

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

Dear Matthew M, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. Sankara Nairobi is dedicated to offering excellent service and we are delighted that we lived up to your expectations. We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you back to Sankara again soon. Warm Regards, Moshi Perera More 

Cairo, Egypt
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14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed July 12, 2015

I was in Nairobi for 7 days on a business trip, I really enjoyed my stay there. The location was suitable and it took me 10 minutes everyday to reach downtown. The staff was really helpful & friendly. The room was larger than expected & the gym was good. The 1st floor restaurant was very nice, I enjoyed my breakfast... More 

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

Dear Amr_Alkady, Thank you for reviewing our property and for choosing Sankara Nairobi for your recent visit to Nairobi. We are very pleased that you enjoyed the facilities in our hotel and we are glad that our miniature Sankara 7 soap stone animals during turn down left you with a lasting impression of Sankara. We look forward to the opportunity... More 

Hampton, UK
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44 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed July 6, 2015

We had brunch in the first floor restaurant on Sunday and had a lovely time. We had a great table outside with great service - attentive but not intrusive. The choice of dishes was good for each course. The star attraction for me was the desert room! Yes room! The reality was I only had room for ice-cream which was... More 

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

Dear Hampt0n, Thank you for taking the time to write this positive review. We are always pleased to hear from our guests and delighted that we were able to meet your expectations. We are glad you had a chance to enjoy our ‘desert room’. Our Deli has some of the best pastries in Nairobi made by our amazing French pastry... More 

Kwale, Kenya
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33 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed July 6, 2015

5 star hotel, Certificate of Excellence, #13 hotel in Nairobi, the other reviews have spoken for this place. It's very nice. If you're looking for a very comfortable, swank place to feel luxurious this was made for you. I went to the rooftop to listen to a friend play in his jazz group. Cool clear flooring entering the rooftop area... More 

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

Dear Mike B, Thank you for taking the time to review our property and for your compliments of our establishment. The machine that you saw is actually our Angsana spa oil burner. It’s part of our aromatherapy products, each day the spa drops a different essential oil in the burner, the evaporation of the oils is what causes the different... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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40 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed July 2, 2015

The location is great with the shopping malls around and loads of activity to do at night. The hotel is great, with the service. The rooms are well maintained with a great view of the city. Continental food is OK. Nothing wow about it.

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

Dear Murtaza 2003, Thank you for your review and compliments on our property. It was a pleasure hosting you and we hope to see you again soon when your travels bring you back to Nairobi. With Warm Regards Moshi Perera, General Manager More 

Droxford, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

Sankara was recommended to me so I already had great expectations and they were met. Friendly staff, lovely food and a very sociable roof top bar. The Sankara is an oasis in Nairobi and is equally comfortable for a tourist and business traveller. Nice room and welcoming atmosphere, will definitely stay again.

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

Dear Gary C, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We are happy to hear you had an amazing experience at our property and enjoyed our facilities. Our staff is what makes Sankara so great and we are glad that we lived up to your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit... More 

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  • 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
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  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Minibar
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  • 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: $213 - $295 (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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“Roof top offers best view”
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“Higher floor with view of the city.”
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  • Nice & comfortable.  Bathroom has separate tub & shower.
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 of 5 bubbles celestialg2015, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“We good a room facing a garden like outlet - it was lovely”
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“The rooms are very good and carpeted.”
 of 5 bubbles Lizborne, Oct 24, 2016 | Read review
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