The hotel as such is a bit and needs renovation. This seems to be ongoing. Some public areas have been given a lifting and from my understanding the rooms are getting a similar treatement. I did not get a renovated room.
The room was nevertheless comfortable and I had a very good (but short due to my early departure) rest.
The personal at the hotel is very kind and makes the stay particularly pleasant.
Wifi in lobby and rooms are convenient.
Prize tag is competitive.
For the location you will need a cab to go to the city centre, but it is easy to get around from there throughout the whole city.
The transfer to and from the airport is not cheap (25 usd per person) but very comfortable.
All in all a good hotel. I would return.
- 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
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- Also Known As:
- Sarova Panafric Hotel Nairobi
- Sarova Panafric Nairobi
- Panafric Hotel Nairobi