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Reviewed January 8, 2015

all the friends visit me from abroad .. stays at Sankara... i would say one of the best Hotel in Nairobi when it comes to Location.. close to all the happening places of Nairobi.. choices of clubs and pubs around the Hotel are many.. the rooms are very comfortable and the sleep quality is just the best.. if you are...

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

Dear Jawahar74, Happy New Year! Thank you for choosing to stay at the Sankara Nairobi; and for your compliments on our facilities​. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest and look forward to welcoming you back to enjoy our Kenyan hospitality on your next visit. With Warm Regards, Moshi Perera, General Manager

Vadodara, India
Reviewed January 7, 2015

Excellent hotel with clean and big rooms. Food was good but they lacked vegetarian options for breakfast. Free wi-fi was a plus. View was okay but cannot expect much since it was in Nairobi. We stayed here for a night, mostly as a transit hotel since we were leaving early morning the next day for Maasai Mara. Would definitely stay...

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

Dear MeGha S, Thank you for your review and for taking the time to share your feedback with us. Our breakfast buffet offers a wide selection of dishes; however for any special dietary requirements our Chef would be glad to assist. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest and look forward to welcoming you back on your...

Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 5, 2015

My fiance and I stayed at the Sankara over the Christmas break and then returned for the New Year. We found all members of staff to be warm, welcoming and friendly. David (Executive Assistant Manager) made a point of speaking to us whenever he saw us and the chefs, in particular David and Les, were very helpful, even coming up...

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

Dear Angie H, Happy New Year! Thank you for choosing to stay at the Sankara Nairobi; and for your compliments on our facilities​ and services​. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest and look forward to welcoming you back to enjoy our Kenyan hospitality on your next visit to Nairobi. With Warm Regards, Moshi Perera, General Manager

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 4, 2015

I had an excellent stay here for 5 night over Xmas and for a further night post-New Year. Completely secure, attentive and fast service and good facilities and food made this hotel stand out. Spa facilities were excellent. Having lived in Nairobi for 6 months in 2008 I am familiar with the surroundings in Westlands, and some of the other...

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

Dear adventure-aid, Thank you for your review and ​very kind​ compliments about service and staff. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest and look forward to welcoming you back to enjoy our Kenyan hospitality on your next visit to Nairobi. With Warm Regards, Moshi Perera, General Manager

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed January 3, 2015

Service is excellent. Staff polite, helpful and smiling. Children get porcelain animals even evening superb idea. Very child friendly. Pool is good. Rooms are nice and clean. Would love to stay again.

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

Dear Vijay D, Thank you for your review and​ kind words. We are delighted to note that our turn-down service Sankara seven figurines was a highlight of your stay. We do look forward to welcoming you back to your new found home away from home and to continue your Sankara seven figurines collection. With Warm Regards, Moshi Perera, General Manager

Reviewed January 1, 2015

The Place is fantastic and the two different views is amazing. I liked the fact that you could enjoy the national park (Nairobi) and the amazing beautiful buildings as well. Decor is very artistic and the rooms are beautiful.

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

Dear Charity W, Thank you for your time to share the feedback with us. ​ Please be advised that we do not have rooms overlooking the national park. We look forward to welcoming you back to enjoy our Kenyan hospitality on your next visit to Nairobi. With Warm Regards, Moshi Perera, General Manager

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed December 28, 2014

This is the third hotel I have stayed at in Nairobi (the others being the Crowne Plaza and the Serena) and being the best, I feel persuaded to write a review! I really enjoyed my stay. The rooms are just lovely, and the rooftop pool and service was excellent. My only complaint was slow checkout, but overall a great stay.

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

Dear bwgs888, Thank you for your time to share the feedback with us and lovely compliments. ​ Please accept our most sincere apologies for ​the slow checkout service that you might have experienced. Rest assured that the feedback highlighted is being addressed to ensure this does not recur. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest and look...

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed December 25, 2014

I have stayed at this hotel several times now when I have been to Nairobi on business. It's bright, spacious, with comfy beds, lovely white linen, huge airy rooms, very good wifi, proper coffee in the room, good room service and great breakfasts. Staff are [mostly] really friendly and recognise me if I have been back a few times in...

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

Dear lesleyincapetown, Thank you for your review and lovely compliments. We are delighted to note that our turn-down service Sankara seven figurines was a highlight of your stay. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest and look forward to welcoming you back to enjoy our Kenyan hospitality on your next visit to Nairobi. With Warm Regards, Moshi...

Reviewed December 20, 2014

The stay at sankara was one of the best . The food was great and i admire there theme to more african and yet remain classy . The rooms are clean , ther designs are original and very attractive. There food is beatifully presented and well severved . The staff is very professional and kind . I really enjoyed myself...

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

Dear Megan M, Thank you for choosing to stay at the Sankara Nairobi; and for your compliments on our facilities​ and services​. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest and look forward to welcoming you back to enjoy our Kenyan hospitality on your next visit to Nairobi. With Warm Regards Moshi Perera, General Manager

Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 16, 2014

I stayed at the Sankara Hotel for 10 days recently and found it to be generally excellent. Food quality and choice was good and the staff with the notable exception of one female receptionist who was surly, rude and most unhelpful, are warm, friendly and very obliging. A special thanks goes to John and James in the reception area who...

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

Dear Southport76, Thank you for your time to share the feedback with us and lovely compliments ​shared with John and James. ​However, ​we are very concerned to note your experience with one of our staff at the reception. Please accept our most sincere apologies for ​abruptness in ​service that you might have experienced. Rest assured that the points highlighted are...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Airport Transportation
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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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: $211 - $296 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sankara Nairobi 5*
Number of rooms: 156
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#7 Spa Hotel in Nairobi
#10 Family Hotel in Nairobi
#11 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
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“You must have a view”
 of 5 bubbles erichamlin20, 1 week ago | Read review
“Roof top offers best view”
 of 5 bubbles 708prettym, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“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, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“We good a room facing a garden like outlet - it was lovely”
 of 5 bubbles 790redricka, Nov 3, 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are very good and carpeted.”
 of 5 bubbles Lizborne, Oct 24, 2016 | Read review
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