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Sarova Stanley

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Curepipe
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Every thing excellent including its splendid Location in the city Centre, very friendly and reliable staff , delicious varieties of foods including swaili's, welcoming decors, quick service and response to any request at any time, tight security controls. Deserve 20/ 10 ( Yes twenty over ten ). Regards Subhiraj (Mauritius)

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Athens
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Classic Chesterfield sofas and armchairs at the lobby give the place a classic character of English style. The history of the place is well presented via various old photographs hanging on the walls. The rooms are very spacious, but the air conditioning system is old and needs renewal. On the terrace there are a bar-restaurant and a heated pool. The...

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Thank Angelos1
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Classic hotel with superfriendly staff. Tasty food in the restaurants and a great heated ootdoor pool and bar. Walking distans to a lot of tings i Nairobi. AC didn't work in one of our rooms and the traffic can be disturbing. Will return here again!

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Thank Heleanders
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Very central location, staff is absolutely client focussed and very helpful. We went for a great walk for a couple of hours checking out the Convention Centre nearby, the public parks, the Maasai market and, and, and. Great breakfast and dinner in the hotel

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Addis Ababa, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very elegant hotel, classic style and high comfort. The rooms are spacious and beautiful. In terms of attention to the customer's need nothing is missing, which witnesses a very careful and professional management. In spite of the very central position (Kenyatta Av), the rooms are acoustically well isolated. Breakfast is delicious with a full variety of food items, and...

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Paolo M, General Manager at Sarova Stanley, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your support through your recent patronage of sarova stanley. We appreciate that you chose us as your preferred hospitality partner coupled with the time that you spared to share with us on your experiences. We are delighted to note that we exceeded your expectations and gave you a memorable stay whilst with us. Nothing delights...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

A hotel with history but with all the mod cons that travellers enjoy. Made to feel welcome from the moment our group arrived. We all raved about the comfy beds! Our dinner was hearty and breakfast was really stand out. The staff are very helpful and seem to be always on hand. I will stay here again without any hesitation....

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Paolo M, General Manager at Sarova Stanley, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your support and patronage of Sarova Stanley and for the time taken to share your experience with us. We are glad to note that once again our staff lived up to our service promise of "Refreshing African Hospitality" and made you feel at home. We appreciate your vote of confidence in our services and look...

Kigali, Rwanda
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is exactly how you imagine the colonial British style. Service was excellent and rooms are comfy. Food is nice and breakfast very extensive. If i have the chance i will choose this hotel for sure.

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Paolo M, General Manager at Sarova Stanley, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for making Sarova Stanley your preferred hospitality partner during your recent visit to Nairobi. We feel honoured by your choice. We also appreciate the time spared to share your experience with us and to receive you high recommendation. We look forward to hosting you again in the near future.

New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

Location is in the city centre. Close to many sites and attractions in Nairobi. Rooms are excellent and very comfortable. Staff are very courteous and supportive. Food is very delicious and tasty and the variety offered is impressive. Gym and steam/sauna are among the best in the city.

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Paolo M, General Manager at Sarova Stanley, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your support and patronage of Sarova Stanley and for your time taken to share your experience with us. Our location is part of our rich heritage, childhood days shared between the the city and the hotel, saw to this. As the only place to be since 1902, the hotel has witnessed the rise of each...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

2 nights in this heritage listed beautiful hotel. From the outset it was going to be a great place to stay, the greeting and assistance at reception was outstanding. Our room was on the 5th floor and was perfectly clean and very well appointed. Drinks in the Exchange Bar are extensive and the service from all staff exceptional. Food is...

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Paolo M, General Manager at Sarova Stanley, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your support and patronage of Sarova Stanley and for making us your preferred hospitality partner during your recent visit to Nairobi. We are delighted to learn that you stay with was outstanding and exceptional. We are proud that once again our associates have lived up to our service promise and made your feel valued as...

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My second visit to the hotel, the first being in January 2012. What strikes me most is the warmth and friendliness of the staff. The calm and understated efficiency of the operation really supported my business trip and the conference I attended at the hotel. Certainly a place to return to

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Paolo M, General Manager at Sarova Stanley, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your support, patronage and loyalty to Sarova Stanley, and for the time taken to share you experience with us. We are delighted to learn of your last visit and to have you make us your preferred hospitality partner. in addition to all this, your vote of confidence in our service and your promise of return...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Exchange Bar
Exchange Bar
Cuisines: Bar, Pub
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Smoking rooms available
  • Family Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kenya’s first luxury hotel, Sarova Stanley opened its elegant doors in 1902. Since then, it has been making history- hosting royal safaris and legendary personalities such as Edward Prince of Wales and Ernest Hemingway. Today, as the hotel enters its second century, it continues to maintain its unique heritage and provides state-of-the-art services and facilities for business and leisure travelers. All guestrooms are a blend of luxurious Victorian grandeur and modern comfort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sarova Stanley

Address: Corner of Kenyatta Avenue and Kimathi Street | PO Box 30680, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range: €131 - €202 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sarova Stanley 5*
Number of rooms: 217
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Also Known As:
Sarova Stanley Hotel Nairobi
Sarova Stanley Nairobi
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#2 Family Hotel in Nairobi
#3 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
#3 Business Hotel in Nairobi
#5 Spa Hotel in Nairobi
#8 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ask for a room with good WiFi signal and a double bed.”
WillemS320, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing the streets have nice views but noisy, inside rooms are quitter, corner rooms are preferable.”
charalambosk2015, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The right side of the hotel offers good view to the activities on the CBD -Street”
ChristianMedupin, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“high room for a better view. Make sure there is no construction going on.”
peterfF9940GL, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upper floors will be quieter, if street noise troubles you.”
A6375PUpaulr, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
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