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    The Heron Portico

    Milimani Road, Opp. Provincial Police Headquarters | P. O. Box 41848, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
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    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$ 149
          US$ 137
          US$ 149
          US$ 136
          US$ 149
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          Overview
          • Excellent50%
          • Very good38%
          • Average9%
          • Poor2%
          • Terrible1%
          Travellers talk about
          “business trip” (17 reviews)
          “quiet area” (5 reviews)
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Pool
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Restaurant
          Airport Transportation
          Room Service
          Suites
          Bar/Lounge
          Fitness centre
          Kitchenette
          Concierge
          Wheelchair Access
          Business Centre
          Dry Cleaning
          Self-Serve Laundry
          4.0 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 467 reviews

          Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

          They hotel was absolutely incredible. Staff was over the top fantastic. Take time to schedule an appointment at the spa, well worth it. Pool bar and patio restaurant were great, live music on Thursday was very good.

          Thank katyz0628
          Reviewed 3 days ago

          Had a great stay at the Heron Portico--held a small conference there and the staff was attentive and the space was well managed. Good selection of food and the rooms are spacious. Would definitely recommend!

          Thank impandzic23
          Reviewed 1 week ago

          Its a nice clean hotel located 2 miles fro the city center. Lots of amenities, the gym being my favorite. The staff appeared motivated and very knowledgeable with the city and the environs. Breakfast was ok Cost about $2-$3 for 1 way rides with tuber...More

          Thank Laikipia
          Reviewed 1 week ago

          We held our wedding reception at Marahaba Hall (Heron Portico). The Friendly & dedicated staff there made our day perfect. They went an extra mile to see that our guests are happy. Great food, Clean facility. Comfortable rooms great service.

          Thank Dan M
          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          Stayed there a couple of times in April and June 2017. The hotel offers great hospitality (always friendly staff, nice and clean rooms plus other facilities) and good value for money. The food is great. The pool could be a bit larger if one is...More

          Thank UliKleih
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          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Room Service
          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Room Service
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Breakfast included
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Meeting Rooms
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Conference Facilities
          • Banquet Room
          • Self-Serve Laundry
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Restaurant
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$ 99 - US$ 171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Hotel Style
          • #3 Best Value Hotel in Nairobi
          • #4 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
          • #12 Business Hotel in Nairobi
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 108
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          • Location
          • Kenya >
          • Nairobi
          • Also Known As
          • Heron Hotel Nairobi
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          Traveller (168)
          Room & Suite (49)
          Dining (21)
          Pool & Beach (8)
          Hotel & Grounds (103)
          Bathroom (9)
          Business Centre & Event Rooms (7)
          Family and Play Areas (3)
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          NatashaElkington
          Do the rooms have balconies?
          27 May 2017|
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          Response from stefano s | Reviewed this property |
          I would say no.
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          Kriti G
          How much would a taxi cost to get here from the airport? Is the area safe in general? We land at 1 am.
          8 May 2017|
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          Response from Kafula M | Reviewed this property |
          Shillings 2,000 get an official Taxi
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          Obie M
          Hi, just to be clear and inhouse guest is anyone with a room, correct? Thanks, Naiobe
          6 April 2017|
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          Response from sanjeev t | Property representative |
          Yes.
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          Room Tips
          "Rooms at higher floors are a bit quieter"
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          "Weak wifi. Quiet neighbourhood"
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          "No elevators to the room I stayed in on the 3rd floor, so if that is a problem for you, ask for something on..."
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          "Rooms facing the pool"
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