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    Sankara Nairobi

    Woodvale Grove, Westlands, Nairobi 00606, Kenya
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    Overview
    • Excellent60%
    • Very good29%
    • Average6%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    “rooftop bar” (78 reviews)
    “top floor” (27 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast Buffet
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    Reviewed 14 September 2016

    From the security checkpoint to the check in counters my first impression was that they could improve on welcoming guests. The room was badly decorated and was not cleaned to the high standard I'd expect in a hotel. The bar on the seventh floor however...More

    Thank 364auxiliam
    Response from Sankara N, General Manager at Sankara NairobiResponded 17 September 2016

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share a review of your stay on TripAdvisor. It is disappointing to read such a review from our guest as it is not a reflection of what we aim to offer our guests. At Sankara, we...More

    Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

    Just enjoyed an awesome spiced aubergine, pomegranate and yoghurt salad with seared peppered salmon at the rooftop bar and supper room.... Yum!!! Great light meal after a long flight. My waiter Julius was adorable, took feedback on my martini, and bang!!, came back just as...More

    1  Thank Gayle H
    Response from Sankara N, General Manager at Sankara NairobiResponded 17 September 2016

    Dear Gayle, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you had an excellent experience at the Sarabi Pool and Supper Club thanks to our Sankara Star Julius and the great food. It is a pleasure to...More

    Reviewed 10 September 2016

    This place works for me because of its proximity. Funny enough I think it has great value for money. Security checks can be annoying. Parking at the basement helps. They have a good system for repeat clients where by they would not need all your...More

    1  Thank arushan73
    Response from Sankara N, General Manager at Sankara NairobiResponded 17 September 2016

    Dear Arushan, Thank you for taking your time to share you’re a review of your stay on TripAdvisor. It is always a pleasure reading such praising comments from our loyal guests. We are glad that we are able to make your stay with us memorable,...More

    Reviewed 10 September 2016

    You can't go wrong with the Sankara whether you are in Nairobi for business or holiday. The facilities are terrific, but the people are really what makes the Sankara Hotel truly special. The staff are all top flight and wonderful throughout the hotel. Do ask...More

    Thank MelissaDunnnnc
    Response from Sankara N, General Manager at Sankara NairobiResponded 17 September 2016

    Dear Melissa, Thank you for taking the time to share such a wonderful review on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you enjoyed our amenities and that you experienced the true hospitality offered to you by our Sankara stars. Our goal at Sankara is to leave...More

    Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

    Have been staying here on multiple occasions and it is a great hotel if you jot down all the plusses. Firstly the location is better than lets say the tribe hotel or Hemingway. The food is good at all the outlets. The rooftop bar is...More

    Thank sanjay m
    Response from Sankara N, General Manager at Sankara NairobiResponded 17 September 2016

    Dear Sanjay, Thank you for taking the time to share a review of your stay with us on TripAdvisor and for your complimentary comments. Thank you for being a loyal guest of Sankara Nairobi. It is always a pleasure to learn that our guests had...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Heated pool
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$203 - US$273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #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
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 156
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    • Kenya >
    • Nairobi
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    Poonam003
    24 April 2017|
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    Response from Sankara N | Property representative |
    Dear Poonam003, Yes we do have disabled rooms. If you would like to make a reservation or need any further information please contact us via our website. We look forward to welcoming you soon. Have a great day! Warm... More
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    31 December 2016|
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    Response from 790redricka | Reviewed this property |
    Request for their hotel van that is big enough for you as a family. Enjoy your stay!
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    6 September 2015|
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    Dear Egyptphyle, Thank you for your email. Moshi has left Sankara Nairobi. Warm Regards, Sankara Nairobi
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