I stayed here with a group of volunteers whilst providing training to St John Ambulance pre-hospital care providers in Nairobi. It is very close to the centre of town but the road becomes very congested and is busy all the time. It can seem quite noisy if you're not generally a city dweller. The rooms are a little dated but the facilities of a high standard, modern communal areas are bright and airy, and the staff; well, this is the highlight of this hotel. Service is obviously a top priority and many UK hotels could learn much from Panafric. We stayed for just short of two weeks and enjoyed friendly, personal and efficient service throughout. As "long stay" guests we were invited to a short function to meet the mangers and department leads and discuss any issues or improvements. I thought this was an excellent and innovative method of achieving rapid and candid customer feedback and any minor criticisms were taken on board and on some issues results were evident during our stay. In summary, I would certainly stay at Sarova Panafric again, I would recommend it, without hesitation, and I'm thinking about returning with the family for a less business orientated trip.
- 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