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Sankara Nairobi

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

I can't get over the decor each time I visit the place. The poolside is great and the team warm and welcoming. Great bites with drinks. Pool more of decor than practical given that one swimming would shy off the view of revelers. No doubt I will be back.

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Thank Anne N
Machakos, Kenya
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I had a memorable experience at the rooftop bar while ushering in the new year and everything was superb. Every bit, the food, and the dancers were magnificent. the entire staff were super friendly and great with their attires. kudos my server Reggina, she was exquisite.Thanks to everyone and the management for an excellent job.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for dinner with the family and were very well taken care of by the Sous Chef, Simon and his team. The food was well prepared, tasty and everyone in the family had an abundance of choice. The service staff were kind and patient.

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Thank Steve M
United States
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sankara is in a great location near a shopping mall with some restaurants and other nearby restaurants. The staff are pleasant and try to make your stay nice. The gym is decent located on a top floor, where, if you are up there early enough, you can watch the sun rise over Nairobi. The hotel, though, is in decay. The...

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Thank Karen D
Lagos, Nigeria
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I totally enjoyed my time in this hotel. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful. Very attentive to details and were so nice to my baby as well. It was indeed a good decision to stay here. It's central too so visits to the park as well as the malls were pretty easy. We visited the Westgate Mall. Would definitely...

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Thank Temi A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sankara rooftop bar has been my hanging out joint for quite a while BUT I must say am watching it fade away everyday .Visited the place on 1st with my friends and they didn't have half of the items in the menu.! Why then give me the menu at the first place.The floor is also getting soo old, wonder last...

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Thank Caroline G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place made the highest moment of my wife's birthday this year. The chocolate cake, the petals all over made her heart melt. You are the absolute best. Customer care is excellent. I felt like a king for a moment

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Thank Rodgers M
Sankara N, General Manager at Sankara Nairobi, responded to this review

Dear Roger M, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. We are delighted that our service made such a difference to your wife and that we made both of you feel special We hope to see you for your future celebrations. Kind Regards, Crescence Karanja

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Am a regular at sankara sarabi pool bar, the services offered here is simply in a class of its own. The workers are the best, personally I would like to thank the manager Mr. Geoffrey I name him Mr etiquette not forgetting the lady with the most beautiful smile Regina. Regina is an awesome person and believe me she is...

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

Dear Mr. Mohamud D, Th​ank you for taking the time to ​review our property on TripAdvisor. We are ​pleased​ that you ​continue to have great experience​s​ at Sarabi​, our​ Pool and Supper Club​. Thank you for your loyalty. We have shared your compliments with Geoffrey and ​Regina​​ who I agree are truly assets to this hotel. We look forward to...

Kisumu, Kenya
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This being my second time at the hotel, i was really impressed with everything from the entrance to the pool bar. The hotel ambience was really commendable, everything went on perfectly, friendly staff though it seemed busy. My server Reggina was fabulous, always smiling, thanks to the management's good job.The rib steak was sumptuous, though a bit pricy. Am looking...

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

Dear josephinejuma23, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We are delighted that everything went on perfectly during your recent visit and that you are looking forward to another exciting experience. If you are in Nairobi over the festive period check us out on New Year’s Eve. We'll be ushering in 2017 with exceptional entertainment and a...

Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A perfect hotel for a lighting fast trip to Nairobi for business - a very relaxing place to "come home" to after a long day in the office. Clearly newer construction with all of the nice touches. Elevator is clean and fast. Hallways have sparkling new carpet and nicely decorated walls, all in calm colors. Rooms are spacious and well...

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

Dear WorldScout, Thank you for sharing your review of our property and for taking the time to give a detailed description of the amenities and facilities that we offer. We really appreciate your compliments and are very delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that you felt very welcome and at ease. At Sankara, we strive to ensure all our...

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Amenities

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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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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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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: €189 - €271 (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 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
#11 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
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