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The Heron Portico

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The Heron Portico is a fine well-known Nairobi business hotel located 3 kilometres from the city center and about 18 kilometres from the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. The hotel offers accommodation in 109 guest rooms and suites, and features several conference rooms, a fully equipped gym with heated outdoor swimming pool, free car parking, and a gift shop. The hotel has 3 restaurants and is known for its good food and beverage offerings from morning till evening.
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Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Family Rooms
Kitchenette
Minibar
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
Smoking rooms available
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I am yet to come across a place that offers a red carpet welcome, superb accommodation with free upgrades, a piece of mind in terms of security due to close proximity to DoD, next door to the County Police Headquarters, and best of all, a very close proximity to all places I
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What a great hotel in Nairobi - good location and value, well appointed and comfortable rooms, and together with nice pool and small but well equipped gym make this ideal for business travelers and families alike. Best of all however is the staff, from my check-in to departure
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Response from NEERAJ K, General Manager at The Heron Portico
Responded 13 Oct 2018
Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post this review about your experience with us. I am delighted to learn that you left with a positive impression of the hotel and its services. Your kind words of appreciation on our hospitality have been passed on to the entire team for whom it will be a tremendous source of inspiration. We hope to continue being your preferred ‘home’ during all your future visits to Nairobi. Regards NEERAJ KUMAR
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I work in the film business and often have tens of International crew member arriving in the country for a production. The Heron Hotel and Mr. David in particular are nothing but excellent. Whether that is meals at odd hours, safe storage of our equipment or reliable parking for
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I have stayed at Heron Portico many times over many years. It continues to provide great service, comfortable rooms and a fabulous breakfast! Chef Sitati makes an omelet that is out of this world! The outside patio is a welcoming place to meet with others. I highly recommend it!
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Thumbs up for Chef Deepak, delicious food and flexible team. The front office team managed by Mr mwaniki made feel at home for 30 days thanks Maitai. I hope next I visit, the gym will have more equipment and space.
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Response from NEERAJ K, General Manager at The Heron Portico
Responded 5 days ago
Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post this review about your experience with us. I am delighted to learn that you left with a positive impression of the hotel and its services. Your kind words of appreciation on our hospitality have been passed on to the entire team for whom they will be a tremendous source of inspiration. We hope to continue being your preferred ‘home’ during all your future visits to Nairobi. Regards NEERAJ KUMAR
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Dear Sir, There is a safe in every room. Regards Neeraj
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Dear Sir, Yes we do have electrical kettle in the room. Regards Neeraj
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Taxi. If rush hour allow 2 hours just to get to the airport! Traffic late afternoon / early evening is horrendous! Assume the same for morning rush hour. But took only 20 mins from airport to hotel late evening when traffic was normal. I used 'Jim Cabs'. Highly recommend. Very efficient, reliable, friendly and good prices. Uber can be hit and miss and not sure if local regulation. Friend of mine used Uber to get to the airport and was dropped 5k from it as driver said authorities had banned them near the airport!
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"Proximity to Nairobi CBD"
"Rooms facing the road"
"Generally the hotel location is strategic, the rooms on quieter on south side"
"Stay on the side away from the church. I've no clue if it's north, south east or west. That is unless you like that kind of noise."
"junior suit my favorite"
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PRICE RANGE
US$83 - US$105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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heron hotel nairobi
LOCATION
KenyaNairobi
NUMBER OF ROOMS
109
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