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Sarova Panafric

#14 of 156 Hotels in Nairobi
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Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

My stay in hotel was great, service, room, staff, environment, food all excellant. Room with a view, massage tretment awesome. I will stay at this hotel again.

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Anthony N, General Manager at Sarova Panafric, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive feedback. We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us and are definitely looking froward to hosting you at Sarova Panafric and making your stay exceptional, once again. Warm Regards, Anthony Ngunga General Manager More 

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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2012

From the minute I arrived, the staff went out of their way to make my stay the best possible. The rooms are a decent size, good bathroom and comfortable bed. Very good restaurant downstairs and the pool is also great. Highly recommend for a stay in Nairobi.

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Anthony N, General Manager at Sarova Panafric, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive feedback. We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us and are definitely looking froward to hosting you at Sarova Panafric and making your stay exceptional, once again. Warm Regards, Anthony Ngunga General Manager More 

Miami Beach, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

I loved this hotel. The staff are amazing and the food just great. All in all, this hotel is just FABULOUS. They just did a renovation and it is great value for your money. If you are looking for:- Convinience, security, hospitality form courteous staff, security, great food, great rooms, nice beds, quality of sleep, lots of places to be... More 

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Anthony N, General Manager at Sarova Panafric, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive feedback. We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us and are definitely looking froward to hosting you at Sarova Panafric and making your stay exceptional, once again. Warm Regards, Anthony Ngunga General Manager More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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94 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

This is not a bad hotel. It is in need of a revamp but offers adequate facilities, and is at least out of the city centre. I have stayed here many times and never had a bad experience. I found the room prices to be a bit higher than what they should be for what you get, but the breakfast... More 

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AnthonyNgunga, General Manager at Sarova Panafric, responded to this review

Dear Rob, Thank you for staying with us at Sarova Panafric and for your candid feedback. We're very happy to hear that your experiences while staying at Sarova Panafric have been great. We’re elated that you enjoyed your breakfast & meals at our Flame Tree restaurant and I've shared your feedback regarding this with our Food & Beverage team. Our... More 

Cape Town
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

We were surprised by the excellent and friendly service of all staff members that we dealt with. The staff of the conferencing unit were highly professional, accurate and professional. The meals (for functions) were a bit expensive but of the highest quality, if you take into account that they had to serve more than 500 people on that particular day.... More 

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AnthonyNgunga, General Manager at Sarova Panafric, responded to this review

Dear Marie, Thanks so much for your feedback. We're ecstatic that you enjoyed the Sarova Panafric’s service, food and the guest rooms that enabled your conference be nothing short of successful. We love nothing more than providing exceptional service to our guests. To know that our guests are happy truly makes US happy! Thus, we’re thrilled, and we do hope... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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35 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

The Panfric Hotel is just a short distance to the city centre of Nairobi and very near the biggest Uhuru park. The new refurbishment that has been done lately gives the hotel a very good and elegant ambience. It's is a very nice place away from the city noise.

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AnthonyNgunga, General Manager at Sarova Panafric, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your review! We’re elated that you enjoyed our location and hope you had a chance to stroll Uhuru Park, one of our favorite. We're also happy to hear that you had an excellent stay with us and are delighted you appreciate the renovations that were carried out with the aim of enhancing our... More 

London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

The Sarova Panafric is a fine hotel with a wonderful, friendly staff and excellent driver services. The food is very good. The breakfast opens early at 6:15AM so you can make your safaris. The poolside dining is especially nice. If you shop around you can find rooms here for under £100 per night, which makes this perhaps the top family... More 

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AnthonyNgunga, General Manager at Sarova Panafric, responded to this review

Dear Clayton, Thank you for sharing your experience at Sarova Panafric. We are pleased that each aspect of your stay was equally wonderful and that you had the chance to dine at The Pool Garden Restaurant, and also to enjoy our valet services too. We are glad that you enjoyed the great food & I have shared your kudos with... More 

Weymouth, Massachusetts
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166 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

We weren't quite sure what to expect with this hotel, based upon reviews, but we were quite pleased. The staff couldn't be more helpful and friendly. The room was quite comfy and everything worked. The restaurant was clean, buffet breakfast plentiful. For us, the location worked beautifully. We were able to get around the city, via cab, without any trouble... More 

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Anthony N, General Manager at Sarova Panafric, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your positive feedback. We're glad you enjoyed your stay with us and are definitely looking froward to hosting you at Sarova Panafric and making your stay exceptional, once again. Warm Regards, Anthony Ngunga General Manager More 

Dublin, Ireland
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49 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

Stayed 1 night in Feb'12 as part of our second honeymoon on a Kenyan safari. Having also stayed in the Intercontinental in Nairobi I can say the Panafric is far superior in terms of service quality and attention to detail but perhaps the Intercontinental has more facilities. See my other review of Intercontinental for comparison. We stayed in a lovely... More 

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AnthonyNgunga, General Manager at Sarova Panafric, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting such a great review on Trip Advisor. On behalf of Sarova Panafric, I would like to thank you for choosing to stay with us and taking the time to give us your feedback We are happy to know that you indeed appreciated the refreshing African hospitality delivered by our staff and enjoyed your night... More 

Spijkenisse, The Netherlands
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67 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

Good, clean, somewhat standard hotel. No fancy rooms, medium level restaurant. Ok for menu and ok for the food presented. Things started to become a bit difficult when a flexible lunch is desired by multiple people. Bit clumsy reception/business center (e.g. helping to get wifi started on an Ipad). Nevertheless all staff is very friendly and helpful, which compensates the... More 

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AnthonyNgunga, General Manager at Sarova Panafric, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review Sarova Panafric. We are glad that you were happy with all aspects of your stay and appreciate your comments. We were happy to have you around & I will definitely pass them on to the entire team. It is surprising to note that you had an issue with the provision... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Airport Transportation
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Idyllically located 5 minutes' drive from the CBD and 18 km from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, amidst beautifully landscaped gardens in a quiet suburb of Nairobi, Sarova Panafric offers 162 rooms in a range of Superior, Executive, Club, Studio and Themed Suites - all recently refurbished and decorated in a contemporary vibrant African style. Once the watering hole for freedom fighters, spies and foreign correspondents, Flame Tree restaurant is named after the Flame Tree that holds pride of place in the gardens and offers leisurely meals. Sarova Panafric offers state-of-the-art banqueting and conferencing facilities with a range of meeting and function rooms equipped with the latest audio visual and WIFI equipment. To wind up the day, take a dip in the pool or go for a leisurely massage - or simply enjoy a cool drink to the soothing sounds of Africa's rhythm. And this hotel is centrally located, only a short 0.5 Km from Kenya's landmark 'Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC)', one of the most prominent events venues in Africa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sarova Panafric

Address: Along Valley Road, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi > Upper Hill Estate
Price Range: $141 - $323 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sarova Panafric 3.5*
Number of rooms: 162
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