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Monrovia, Liberia
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13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Me and my family always stay at the Panari Hotel (close to Jomo Kenyetta Int'l Airport) while in transit on our way to India or Dubai. The first reason that I choose Panari over any other hotel in Nairobi is that it's just a 10-minute drive from the airport and so one does not get caught up in awful traffic... More 

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Managing Direct... ., Sales & Marketing Manager. at The Panari Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for choosing to stay at the Panari Hotel and for taking the time to write to us. We greatly appreciate comments made by our guests and constantly strive to achieve the highest quality standards and value. This we take seriously. With are encouraged to note that our rooms are well maintained to your satisfactions... More 

Bamako, Mali
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15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

i really dont understand some of the reviews here i found the Panari to be a fantastic hotel very clean and comfortable with everything you could need the staff were warm friendly and very helpful i will be staying again next month when i return home.

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Managing Direct... ., Sales & Marketing Manager. at The Panari Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for choosing to stay with us at the Panari Hotel. We appreciate you positive comments and compliments of finding the Panari a fantastic hotel, clean and comfortable during your stay. At the Panari Hotel, we strive to exceed our guests’ expectations, with comfort and friendly warm staff being our priority. We look forward to... More 

Somerset West, South Africa
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139 reviews
52 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

I feel bad that I only update now about the pleasant surprise I had when returning back to the Panari hotel (for the 20th+ time, lost count) back in April this year. On a previous trip, end of 2012, I had complained that although I had stayed in the hotel so often, this was never "recognised" by the management as... More 

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Managing Direct... ., Sales & Marketing Manager. at The Panari Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Your continued patronage is very important for our growth, for which we are most grateful. Thank you for taking time to share your feedback. At the Panari, we constantly strive to achieve high standards and exceed our guests’ expectations. Our sincere apology that we were not able to recognize your earlier visits at Panari, however I am glad... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

Arrived here tired, hungry and with a 1am flight to catch. Staff were friendly, food excellent and the room was beyond my expectation. Will definitely recommend to my friends and family although a bit pricey. The service made me forget how much I'd paid!

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Managing Direct... ., Sales & Marketing Manager. at The Panari Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to write to us and choosing to stay with us at the Panari hotel. We appreciate your comments and constantly strive to achieve the highest standards. I am delighted to note that we exceeded your expectations with our friendly staff and great food. I will pass on your compliments to our Executive Chef.... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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35 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

The hotel is very modern and this matches with it's pleasant look. The rooms are very spaciuos and with very nice interior designs. The hotel rooms facing the road have a good view to the Nairobi National park as well as the popular Ngong Hills forest. The food is delicious and it's proximity to Mombasa road makes it very easy... More 

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Managing Direct... ., Sales & Marketing Manager. at The Panari Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for choosing to stay with us at the Panari Hotel. We appreciate your positive comments and compliments of finding the Panari a fantastic hotel, with nice interior designs. The Panoramic view of the national park and the Ngong hills forest is breathtaking. We are glad you experienced this personally. At the Panari Hotel, we... More 

Sydney, Australia
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52 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

We stayed at The Panari for one night as we had an early flight the next day. The huge positive of the hotel is that it's close to the airport (this is a big plus given the Nairobi traffic situation!). However it was very expensive, the rooms were very average and the food was ordinary at best. Overall the hotel... More 

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Thank Decrbc
Managing Direct... ., Sales & Marketing Manager. at The Panari Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was a pleasure hosting you at the Panari Hotel. We appreciate your comments made by you and constantly strive to achieve the highest quality standards, with guests’ satisfaction our priority and focus. However, we have noted from your comments that we didn’t exceed your expectations in pricing and overall look for the Panari hotel. My sincere apologies... More 

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Fontenay-aux-Roses, France
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12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

My second stay at the Panari, the first one being nearly 18 months ago. While I didn't really enjoyed the first stay, I must say the staff have finally being trained properly, and much more pleasant and customer oriented. Nice and clean rooms (although the bin wasn't emptied from the last customer!!!!) A "not too bad" hotel near the airport... More 

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Managing Direct... ., MANAGING DIRECTOR at The Panari Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your honest feedback. I am glad that you had a second chance to stay with us and even noticed the positive changes in our different ares of service delivery. I have taken note of the unfortunate issue of the bin and shared with the related department. I want to assure you that we are constantly... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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98 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

If you are looking for total luxury, the Panari is it. The rooms are opulent, the bathrooms superb and room service is pretty good as well. It is expensive by Kenya standards, but I was traveling with a friend and we had had a rough time in the field and really needed the pampering. It is very close to the... More 

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Managing Direct... ., MANAGING DIRECTOR at The Panari Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your honest feedback. I am glad your stay here at The Panari hotel was nothing short of happiness. Our products and services are always being improved to suit all needs of our guests. I want to welcome you again to stay with us at The Panari Hotel. Asante Sana. More 

Gaborone, Botswana
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9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

it was an amazing hotel very clean, neat was not noisy as we were only in transit in nairobi for 10 hours so have relaxed there. Bit expensive but its ok as you cant get good things with cheap prices. enjoyed the breakfast everything was just perfect it was near to airport so for transit people its an good choice... More 

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Managing Direct... ., MANAGING DIRECTOR at The Panari Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Essa, I want to thank you for sharing your feedback with us. Thank you for commending and appreciating our services. It is sad to learn that you had no chance of getting into town, however, we want to assure you we shall arrange on transport logistics during your next stay. I look forward to welcoming you again to Panari... More 

dublin
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33 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

Very good clean hotel with excellent hospitable staff. Security is excellent though why i always felt safe in Kenya it does reassure you. Rooms are good standard and wifi was good Breakfast was excellent, very good choice and a chef on hand to cook your eggs fresh. Room service was the highlight especially the lamb cutlets. Overall a very good... More 

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Managing Direct... ., MANAGING DIRECTOR at The Panari Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Allow me to thank you for taking time to give us your heartfelt compliments. We always endeavor to exceed our guests expectations and I am glad we achieved that. We warmly welcome you to stay with us again at the Panari Hotel. Asante Sana. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Food & drink at the hotel
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Cuisines: African, European
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Panari Hotel is the closest hotel to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport Nairobi. Located 7 kilometers from the airport and 8 kilometers from the city center, we have your convenience at heart. From the rooms, our guests enjoy a captivating panoramic view of The Nairobi national park on one side. On the other side, you have a full view of the City in the horizon. The hotel is one of its kind being the only venue with an Ice Skating Rink in East and Central Africa. For our guest's convenience, we have a bank, forex bureau and a hair salon all under one roof. We also have a variety of food outlets alongside the Hotel's main restaurant "The Red Garnet." For a night out, you need not go elsewhere, on the second floor of the hotel, "Shooters and Dips Lounge" is the hottest entertainment spot along Mombasa road. No need to interrupt your keep fit regime while traveling. Get a full work out at The Dolphin Health Club. The health club is fully equipped with all the modern workout machines, steam bath, sauna and an indoor swimming pool. The Panari Hotel boasts a very large conferencing area with sufficient, secure and ample parking space to fit 450 cars. The Panari Hotel "A Luxurious Way of Life." ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Panari Hotel

Address: Mombasa Road | P.O Box 4372, Nairobi 00506, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range: $157 - $249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Panari Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 135
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Also Known As:
Panari Hotel Nairobi
Hotel Style:
#20 Spa Hotel in Nairobi
#29 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
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