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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

cant write much about this place,the excitement was too much until we were allocated a room (422) which is a triple and happened to have a used washroom which from the look had stayed for days if not weeks without being cleaned,wasn't a pleasant sight and the staff had no idea about it. the bath towels were worn out(torn).i wonder...

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel has a very large number of rooms. It appears to be the center for Nanyuki's nightlife; has a disco and several lounges / bars around its facility. The conferencing facilities, given their location right next to the disco, seemed to be an afterthought....

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a group of school kids staying after playing the Masai Cricket Warriors in Laikipi. The staff were superbly helpful before, during and after the trip, and arranged an excellent supper in a private room. Rooms were great too...will be back. Sporting Safaris Kenya Ltd

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place, Value for money, Great rooms to view mount Kenya, Staff are very friendly, Great food too, great pool and bar for the night and also have a business center and a restraunt, its near so near the town yet cool and quest and beautiful

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Reviewed December 14, 2016

This place is just like any other hotel, nothing very spectacular. Spent 1 day here and liked the environment, the parking, accommodation and the club. Good for teambuilding, retreat and a getaway from the busy city life.

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

Hi James, We really appreciate the visit you made to Sportsmans Arms and will be glad to host you again in the near future. Have a lovely weekend. - James ICT Support/Marketing

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed December 6, 2016

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

Hi Kathy, We really appreciate the visit you made to Sportsmans Arms and are really sorry for any inconvenience(s) faced during your stay. Kindly be assured that all will be done to ensure that your future visits are as memorable as possible. The management is currently upgrading all the old rooms to the best standard. Thanks once again and Have...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed November 28, 2016 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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Sportsmans Arms H, ICT Support/Marketing at The Sportsman's Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Hi Brian, We really appreciate the visit you made to Sportsmans Arms and are happy that you enjoyed yourself. We look forward into hosting you again in the near future. Thanks once again and Have a lovely weekend. - James ICT Support/Marketing

Reviewed November 10, 2016

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

Hi James, We really appreciate the visit you made to Sportsmans Arms and are happy that you enjoyed yourself. We will be glad to host you in the near future. Thanks once again and Have a lovely weekend. - James ICT Support/Marketing

Reviewed November 6, 2016 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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Sportsmans Arms H, ICT Support/Marketing at The Sportsman's Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Hi The_Somerton_Badger We really appreciate the visit you made to Sportsmans Arms and are happy that you enjoyed yourself. Kindly be assured that all will be done to ensure that your future visits are as memorable as possible. The management is currently upgrading all the old sections to give the facility an even better look. Thanks once again and Have...

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.

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Breakfast included

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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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“if staying here kindly go for the new wings as they are tastefully furnished.best views are the rooms facing the pool and Mt Kenya.”
 of 5 bubbles 632judym, 6 days ago | Read review
“Choose the newer blocks of rooms. Older sections are dated and may be uncomfortable for those with allergies (because of the carpets)...”
 of 5 bubbles N3968CVpeterm, 1 week ago | Read review
“top rooms facing Mt. Kenya, best view is early morning”
 of 5 bubbles davidogeka, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“corner suites are large”
 of 5 bubbles P363ZSjamesg, Nov 10, 2016 | 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
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