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Bristol
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very convenient for the airport, the rooms were clean and freshly decorated with views over Nairobi game park. It is situated on the main road but being a Sunday morning, we didn't have to worry about traffic noise. The staff were friendly and welcoming despite our very last minute group reseservation when our previously booked hotel was found to be...

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Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Panari a few years ago and my basic assessment still remains intact. The Panari is in need of a fundamental overhaul, especially now that several branded hotels are coming up along the main highway from the city to the airport. While the rooms were clean as far as clean goes, did the carpets show stains -...

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San Francisco, California, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is convenient to the airport and the breakfast is a nice spread. However, the frustrations with staying here - just in the last 24 hours - has been enough to ruin my stay. My after midnight airport pickup was almost an hour late. The day after I checked in, I was told that I had to move rooms...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent a night here transiting with Kenya Airways. Reception staff were most friendly, room was clean and bed was comfortable. The hotel has a shuttle bus l, but I choose to go to airport by taxi and the hotel booked this for me giving name of the driver. One word of advise is that one way back to airport, the...

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Rome, Italy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You pay for the location near the airport, the industrial area and the road network to anywhere in Kenya. The staff is friendly and helpful. Check in very long. Some floors have been renovated. The property has a poor approach to management. The night only does the fan and no air conditioning and it is easy to sweat. Rooms facing...

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Buckeye, Arizona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Panari Hotel is a great, quality, business hotel with modern rooms. The rooms are similar to many of the business hotel chains in the US. Clean, Comfortable. Modern, Secure. Air Conditioning. Fast WiFi. Good restaurant. Close and convenient to the airport. A reasonable price for this quality of hotel.

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roseburg, oregon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed one night here when our flight arrived in Nairobi before flying to Zanzibar the next morning. It is conveniently close to the airport, and had stringent security. We did not see this property in the daylight. The room was clean and had what we needed, but was pretty dreary and basic. It was about like staying in a...

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Kampala, Uganda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very good hotel that is about 15 minute drive from the airport. Excellent bed and breakfast. Clean, comfortable bed. Security is also very good. Convenient for those who need to be at the airport early and avoid a traffic jam.

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to be with reach of the Nairobi City centre but tucked away in the a cosy and quiet place. Panari is your choice. Choose the rooms to the front of the hotel . They face the park and you can catch a glimpse of the Southern bypass. With the Ice Rink , Anga Sky Cinema and several...

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Chichester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Well organised.security of the first order. Lovely staff, very helpful excellent English. Must learn to speak some Swahili during our visit. No time for breakfast as early morning flight to catch. Early morning call and taxi to airport again well organised. Very comfortable sleep.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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Cuisines: Bar, European, Pub
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Panari Hotel is the closest hotel to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport Nairobi. Located 7 kilometers from the airport and 8 kilometers from the city center, we have your convenience at heart. From the rooms, our guests enjoy a captivating panoramic view of The Nairobi national park on one side. On the other side, you have a full view of the City in the horizon. The hotel is one of its kind being the only venue with an Ice Skating Rink in East and Central Africa. For our guest's convenience, we have a bank, forex bureau and a hair salon all under one roof. We also have a variety of food outlets alongside the Hotel's main restaurant "The Red Garnet." For a night out, you need not go elsewhere, on the second floor of the hotel, "Shooters and Dips Lounge" is the hottest entertainment spot along Mombasa road. No need to interrupt your keep fit regime while traveling. Get a full work out at The Dolphin Health Club. The health club is fully equipped with all the modern workout machines, steam bath, sauna and an indoor swimming pool. The Panari Hotel boasts a very large conferencing area with sufficient, secure and ample parking space to fit 450 cars. The Panari Hotel "A Luxurious Way of Life." ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Panari Hotel

Address: Mombasa Road | P.O Box 4372, Nairobi 00506, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range: ₹ 11,262 - ₹ 14,077 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Panari Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 135
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Also Known As:
Panari Hotel Nairobi
Hotel Style:
#19 Spa Hotel in Nairobi
#32 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
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“Loud traffic noise is a major factor when having rooms overlooking the highway and the park. Back rooms quieter but awful view.”
 of 5 bubbles Safariafficionado, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Explain what your needs are, they will assist you”
 of 5 bubbles JanBarnes2014, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a view of the National Park”
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 of 5 bubbles MarkLaurence, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Find out about prices of goodies in the room; otherwise you will be unpleasantly surprised!”
 of 5 bubbles gordinmalaba, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay on the road side.”
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