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Sankara Nairobi

Hotels.comUS$ 267*
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#11 of 164 Hotels in Nairobi
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Stellenbosch, South Africa
Reviewed 9 August 2016

A very good hotel and you do get what you pay for. Upmarket, lovely restaurant and extra pool bar/restaurant on the roof. Breakfast really good, and a good venue for a business function. Rooms clean and modern, everything works and good attentive staff.

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Sankara N, General Manager at Sankara Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your comments on TripAdvisor about your recent visit. I was delighted to read that you were pleased with our hotel’s facilities and the amenities we provide not forgetting our Sankara Stars dedicated service. It is certainly a great reward to read such detailed praising feedback from a valued guest. We hope for the opportunity...

Aachen, Germany
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Its a nice break away from the chains. Very friendly and attantive staff in a save neighbourhood. Some nice restaurants and bars within 5min walking distance. Don't expect lush gardens and cosy pool area. It mostly caters to biz travellers. But they do it nicely. Would always come back.

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Sankara N, General Manager at Sankara Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your comments on TripAdvisor about your recent stay. I am glad that you had a wonderful break thanks to our staff professionalism and our location. Thank you for highlighting our gifted staff, our most important asset. I sincerely look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Warm Regards Mark J. French

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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

This is a great hotel that puts many of its European or American counterparts to shame. Modern, trendy and comfortable, it has a variety of different bars and restaurants within. The stuff are extremely polite and attentive, they really are a pleasure to deal with and nothing is ever too much trouble. The rooftop bar is a great place to...

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Sankara N, General Manager at Sankara Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Trevor, Thank you for taking the time to share such a praising review on TripAdvisor. We appreciate your detailing all the elements that made your Sankara experience wonderful. This is very motivating for us to continue delivering the highest level of service and a personalised guest experience. It is always a delight to learn that our efforts to offer...

Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Sankara met all my expectations and more. In all honesty I appreciated more than anything the great service from the friendly thoughtful staff and this was consistent across all staff. I was there on business and it catered for that. WiFi was good at the rooms and room setup allowed for work to be done. The 7th floor brings the...

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Sankara N, General Manager at Sankara Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Norma S, Thank you for taking the time to share feedback on TripAdvisor about your recent stay with. I was delighted to read that you were pleased with the services provided by our staff and you had a chance to enjoy the Sarabi Pool and Supper Club. It is always a pleasure to learn that our guests feel well...

Mumbai, India
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Very good hotel with modern aminities. Nice, secure, neat and clean hotel. Breakfast spread was also lavish. Unfortunately our room was so pathetic. It was at backside, lower floor, facing car park of other blg, As if our room was located in car park.

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Sankara N, General Manager at Sankara Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Pinki, Thank you for sharing your comments on TripAdvisor about your recent stay. We appreciate you choosing to stay with us. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our food offerings and amenities. We apologise that during your visit you stayed in a room with a view that was not agreeable with you. We have noted this on...

Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Have stayed in most of the top Nairobi hotels and the Sankara consistently delivers. Good rooms. Great service. Superb location. 7th floor pool deck and bar is a great escape with an eclectic mix of local and foreign patrons.

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Sankara N, General Manager at Sankara Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Greg, Thank you for sharing a review of your Sankara experience of TripAdvisor. At Sankara we always pride ourselves in offering our guests consistent service and memorable experiences and I was delighted to read that in your case we have managed to achieve just that. It is always pleasing to read great impressions of our hotel which urge us...

Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed 26 July 2016

From the initial, late arrival, it was obvious that we were in the care of the hotel staff and they went to all lengths to ensure a high quality experience at the Sankara. Food and wine in the restaurants was very good, as were the breakfasts and service for visiting clients. Rooms were above average size, spotless and nicely decorated...

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Sankara N, General Manager at Sankara Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Garyhill, Thank you for sharing such a wonderful review of your experience while staying with us on TripAdvisor. It is always pleasing to learn that our guests have trust and confidence in our service. I am glad to learn that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay with us and that your stay was enjoyable and relaxing. We hope...

Bogota, Colombia
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We didn't stay at this hotel; however, we went there for dinner and had the buffet. The service was amazing and the food was some of the best food we had ever tasted. I would highly recommend the buffet. It's about 35 USD (drinks not included) but worth every penny. I will definitely return.

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Sankara N, General Manager at Sankara Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Jen, Thank you for your wonderful review of your Sankara experience while dining with us. We are delighted to learn that you had an amazing time and we offered you the best food you have ever tasted. It is our mission to make your experiences with us great and memorable. We look forward to your next visit, hopefully in...

Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Brought my family for safari and stayed in Nairobi for 3 nights. Hotel was very nice and secure. Bar on 7th floor was lots of fun and the executive lounge was worth the extra money. Julius from the 7th floor made all of us feel welcome and comfortable even tho we were so far from home!

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Sankara N, General Manager at Sankara Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Chris, Thank you for writing a review of your stay at Sankara Nairobi. We are glad that you and your family had a wonderful experience while staying with us. It is always rewarding to learn that our guests find a home away from home at Sankara. I have shared your kind words with Julius. I hope to welcome you...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I was here with my wife for lunch. Sankara's location is conveniently out of the CBD but very near and easily accessible. The staff are very relational and ready to assist. We had a buffet lunch and the chef was there to personally explain each serving, what it contains and what combinations go best. We particularly enjoyed the seafood on...

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Sankara N, General Manager at Sankara Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Favoured J, Thank you for writing a review of your experience at Sankara Nairobi. It is a delight to learn that you and your wife enjoyed our culinary offerings and that our chef made your dining experience wonderful. I is our aim to always ensure that our guests’ experience is wonderful from arrival to departure and that they carry...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Graze
Graze
Cuisines: Steakhouse, European
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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: ₹ 12,651 - ₹ 18,684 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sankara Nairobi 5*
Number of rooms: 156
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#7 Spa Hotel in Nairobi
#10 Family Hotel in Nairobi
#11 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“I like the sixth floor club room, but it costs a bit more.”
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“fifth floor”
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“ask to be placed away from the bar/pool side”
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“choose a room on the club floor to get access to the club lounge - it's well worth it.”
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