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    The Heron Portico

    Milimani Road, Opp. Provincial Police Headquarters | P. O. Box 41848, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
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    Overview
    • Excellent50%
    • Very good38%
    • Average9%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “business trip” (17 reviews)
    “quiet area” (5 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    Reviewed February 13, 2017

    The Heron Portico is a comfortable, well located hotel in Nairobi. I stay here for every business trip in Nairobi and would thoroughly recommend it. The staff are extremely attentive, and my stay was made complete by Festus Sitati who not only makes the best...More

    Thank w0rldtraveller25
    Response from sanjeev t, General Manager at The Heron PorticoResponded February 25, 2017

    Dear guest, Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. I am delighted to know that our hotel was at par with your expectation in terms of service, rooms, atmosphere and food. Our endeavour will always be to exceed our guests’ expectations, which we will...More

    Reviewed February 13, 2017

    The staff at the Heron are extremely helpful, anything you need and they will help you out. I really enjoyed the breakfast and had the best service from Festus the chef. I would definitely stay again if I return to Nairobi!More

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    Response from sanjeev t, General Manager at The Heron PorticoResponded February 25, 2017

    Dear Guest, Greetings of the day! I am delighted to learn about your wonderful stay experience at The Heron Portico. Your positive comments are a source of motivation for the team. Thank you for taking time out to share your feedback. We value your patronage...More

    Reviewed February 10, 2017 via mobile

    I spent 5 nights in early February 2017. Price was right. Pleasant room if a tad stuffy. Air-conditioned but not powerful. Bed comfortable and good bathroom with very good shower. Minibar. Good location just west of Nairobi Central . Wi Fi was spotty at best...More

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    Response from sanjeev t, General Manager at The Heron PorticoResponded February 25, 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time out to share your feedback. We value your patronage and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards, Sanjeev Tiwari General Manager

    Reviewed February 9, 2017 via mobile

    It's a good place with good services offered.. I think they are the best. The environment is very cool and friendly and someone can really long to just stay there. The type of food are hygienic and well cooked and that's gives the best satisfaction....More

    Thank mercyjumah
    Response from sanjeev t, General Manager at The Heron PorticoResponded February 11, 2017

    Dear guest, Thank you for your review on Trip Advisor. I am delighted to know that our hotel was at par with your expectation in terms of service, rooms, atmosphere and food. Our endeavour will always be to exceed our guests’ expectations, which we will...More

    Reviewed February 7, 2017 via mobile

    It was a great experience for me...the waiters are very kindness and polite...I just wanna say thank you to all of these guys because I really feel that they are my 2nd family...I wanna say thanks to our sefs...it was nice to meet you guysMore

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    Response from sanjeev t, General Manager at The Heron PorticoResponded February 11, 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for sparing your valuable time to post feedback of your stay on TripAdvisor. Your generous praise of our service, room and food is very encouraging and motivating. The team and I, hope that you have many more opportunities to visit us...More

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    • Pool
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    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Banquet Room
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    • $78 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #3 Best Value Hotel in Nairobi
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    Response from Matthew Q | Reviewed this property |
    Taxi. If rush hour allow 2 hours just to get to the airport! Traffic late afternoon / early evening is horrendous! Assume the same for morning rush hour. But took only 20 mins from airport to hotel late evening when traffic... More
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    "Rooms at higher floors are a bit quieter"
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    "Weak wifi. Quiet neighbourhood"
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