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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good team building grounds, bland food, musty smelly unkempt rooms and not to forget leaking bathroom, James attempts to salvage this with good customer service, This establishment needs to do something about their older rooms.

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was happy to stay in the cottage over the weekend with all good expectations.Service was at its best when checking in and out.The rooms are clean and functional with most things in the correct order.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the best place to lay a head on. good serene environment where you able to get a good view of Mount Kenya. Accommodation there is just superb and the staffs there are so welcoming and hospitable. Its just a few meters from Nayuki Town

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for dinner and drinks. The bar was somewhat old fashioned, but the staff friendly and efficient. A roaring log fire at the bar give a nice ambience. The bar food was average but the service excellent. The night club called Pirates was on the next floor up and was straight from the late 70's. all in all not...

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Hamar, Norway
Reviewed October 18, 2016

Friendly and good service. Centrally located next ti Nanyuki Sports Club, an old english country club, now run by Kenyans.. Just a short kilometer to town,with all facilities available both for tourists and locals.

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Sportsmans Arms H, IT / Marketing Suppport at The Sportsman's Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Good morning Dieset, We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to hosting you in the near future. Have a good day - James M.

Nairobi Region, Kenya
Reviewed October 12, 2016

I stayed at the Sportsman's Arms for a business trip. With a limited accommodation budget, I did not expect the accommodations to be luxurious. However, the room I had was enough to have me raising my eyebrows. The room had wallpaper that had peeled showing holes in the wall. I can easily believe, from the level of dirt on the...

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Sportsmans Arms H, IT / Marketing Support at The Sportsman's Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Good morning Maria, Trust you are well. We apologize for any inconveniences faced during your visit to the hotel. Kindly be assured that the management is currently running a project to refurbish all its old facilities to ensure uniform comfort for all its clients. We look forward to hosting you in the near future and hope that you will enjoy...

Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

Disgraceful service, the staff are rude all they care about is money, we got charged 500ksh to go to there pool and when we got in there was a full swimming club in there, with people spitting in the pool. Food is delayed, they never have change so always take off with your money for a few hours. Dirty place...

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Sportsmans Arms H, IT / Marketing Support at The Sportsman's Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Good morning Stefany, We really apologize for any inconveniences faced during your visit to the hotel. The management has reviewed your feedback and effort will be put towards ensuring that you enjoy your stay in future. We are again sorry and look forward to hosting you in the near future. Thank you for your feedback and have a good day...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

I had a speaking engagement here and found the accommodation (near the swimming pool) satisfactory, food - above average, though limited in terms of options, service and hospitality excellent, and staff friendly! Very neat pubs and night club. Clean swimming pool. I did not have the opportunity to visit the sports club.

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Sportsmans Arms H, IT / Marketing support at The Sportsman's Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Good morning Mugambi, We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to hosting you in the near future. Have a good day and thank you for your feedback - James M.

Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

I am a current pool/gym membership holder. I go to the pool most days and am greeted by the very nice pool staff who couldn't be more helpful. They really do make each and every visit pleasant. I haven't stayed at this hotel so am unable to comment. However, the food and drinks around the pool are very reasonable and...

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Sportsmans Arms H, Front Office Manager at The Sportsman's Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Hannah B, Thank you for your positive comments. I am so glad to hear that you enjoy every visit at our hotel. I sure will be passing the complement to the Fitness Department and Food Production. We are looking forward to having you over again and again. Regards, RG

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed September 15, 2016

this is the place to meet very different kinds of people and i enjoy every time i hang around there.The view of Mt Kenya is spectacular and the services delivered were okay. I am sure to visit more and more.

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Sportsmans Arms H, Front Office Manager at The Sportsman's Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Emkogi, Thank you for your positive comments. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are looking forward to having you over again and again. Regards, RG

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about The Sportsman's Arms Hotel

Address: P.O. Box 3, Nanyuki Town, Nanyuki Municipality 10400, Kenya
Location: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Laikipia County > Nanyuki Municipality > Nanyuki Town
Number of rooms: 23
Also Known As:
The Sportsman's Arms Hotel Kenya/Nanyuki Town
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“corner suites are large”
 of 5 bubbles P363ZSjamesg, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Make sure you ask for the new block and check out the room first!”
 of 5 bubbles niinjega, Oct 12, 2016 | Read review
“best view of Mt kenya”
 of 5 bubbles emkogi, Sep 15, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the new building are awesome, you won't regret.”
 of 5 bubbles hillarykorir, May 30, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one away from the restaurant / clubs. We heard they can get loud.”
 of 5 bubbles 749jimf, May 28, 2016 | Read review
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