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Sankara Nairobi

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Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is located in Westlands; lots of parking and tight security. Entry / exit from the parking lot is a little underwhelming because of the convoluted route. Security and wait staff extremely helpful and attentive

Thank Peter M
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

On the surface the Sankara is very nice - the rooms are comfortable and the French press and real coffee in the rooms are a nice touch. However, when when we checked out we were charges a higher rate than what we were quoted when booking the room. When we tried to dispute the rate we were told that we...

Thank Martha V
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had an excellent stay at this modern hotel in Nairobi. I particularly loved the design of the common spaces and restaurants. My Superior Room was great - bright and spacious, with a large bathroom. Not as sleek as the rest of the hotel, in my opinion, but still very nice and comfortable. One of the best features of Sankara is...

Thank Matt P
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

A pleasant stay at the Sankara hotel. Excellent customer service, modern fixtures and good location. Helpful staff, notably Monica from the front desk. Highly recommended. Home away home. I will definitely return.

Thank MarvinsRoom
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I chose Sanaka mainly because of its security. The receptionist was welcoming and the check-in was fairly quick. However, the bell boy or whoever the person taking my bags to the room was, seemed unhappy to be taking them and seemed unhappy with the amount I had tipped him. He kept looking at me and then at the money and...

Thank Sanddii
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An upmarket Lounge with fantastic views of Westlands Nairobi. The ambience is magnificent with a relaxing vibe and friendly staff. The open architectural design adds to the experience and overall comfort.

Thank TheKhamisas
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Sankara is a beautiful and luxurious hotel in Westlands Nairobi. The rooms are neat, clean, well-equipped and offer all the comfort and amenities you'll need for a business trip. Rooms come with complimentary water, a coffee and tea station, W-Fi and a TV. Breakfasts (typical buffet-style hotel breakfast) are serve din a tastefully-decorated dining area with a wonderful outdoor...

Thank Nicolas C
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed on a family trip and would really recommend it. The staff were lovely and the breakfasts, and other meals, were excellent. They were very accommodating of people with specific dietary requirements. The pool is heated and in a brilliant location on the top floor. The gym is also very good. The only issue we had was with loud...

Thank Liam S
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice Personal touch, makes one feel welcome. Rooms are clean. Hallways are clean and so are the lifts and stairs. Dinner and breakfast location is good and easily accessible. Access from outside the hotel is well monitored and safety are one of the top priorities.

Thank 162jacobb
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A clean, safe, modern hotel in a central part of Nairobi. Decent food , but more options would have been great. Also a dedicated coffee shop with quiet areas for small meetings would be a very useful addition. Leave early for the airport - traffic is unpredictable and can take an hour easily,

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Management response:

Dear Gigimathewg, Thank you for taking the time to sharing a review of your establishment on Trip Advisor. At Sankara, we take guest feedback very seriously as it is important to enable us serve you better. Your concern regarding the culinary offerings has been shared with the culinary team. Regarding the small meeting rooms, we have a Club Lounge where...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sankara Nairobi combines international five-star standards with personal service and the authentic flavour of the new Africa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sankara Nairobi

Address: Woodvale Grove, Westlands, Nairobi 00606, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range: ₹ 13,442 - ₹ 20,095 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sankara Nairobi 5*
Number of rooms: 156
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#4 Business Hotel in Nairobi
#7 Spa Hotel in Nairobi
#10 Family Hotel in Nairobi
#11 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
#11 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
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“Rooms are all good”
 of 5 bubbles 162jacobb, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Junior suite. gives you access to the club lounge on the top floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Espadaman, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on higher floors are easily accessible to facilities such as the gym and the swimming pool.”
 of 5 bubbles Smaher90, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Go to a different hotel”
 of 5 bubbles UNKM, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“You must have a view”
 of 5 bubbles erichamlin20, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
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