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Sankara Nairobi

TripAdvisorUS$193*
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#11 of 162 Hotels in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence
14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$234*
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Reviewed 4 February 2016

Beautiful and centrally located modern hotel in Nairobi. Full of splendor in decor and layout, well secured and with friendly and attentive staff. Dinner was a pleasant experience with the excellently done charcoal grilled pork and red Snapper meals. I had a beautiful experience in and out of the room.

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

Dear Akin, Thank you for taking for your complimentary review on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you had a beautiful experience during you visit to Sankara Nairobi. We are happy to learn that you loved both the décor and also the food and that you found our Sankara Stars to be friendly and attentive. We look forward to welcoming you...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 4 February 2016

This was a very good experience for me. I liked their service, although it was a bit slow for a busy week like NRW. The food was superb too. Amazing ambience, do they have music though? Didn't check that.

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

Dear Faith, Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor on your dining experience at Sankara Nairobi. We are glad that you found our food to be superb and the ambiance amazing. Regarding the music, we always have soft music playing at the Artisan restaurant. We have shared your comment on slow service with our Food and Beverage team and measures...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 February 2016

I was in Kenya for a week for a business trip and I came down sick on day 2. I ended up in the hospital for the rest of the week. The staff at Sankara were amazing. The first day they were going out to get me medicine. Then when I ended up in the hospital, they helped me get...

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

Dear Colleen, Thank you for your kind review on Trip Advisor. It is our joy to know that you are now doing well. We are glad that our Sankara Stars took great care of you while you were unwell up to your recovery. Thank you for your kind complimentary words. We look forward to welcoming you back for a great...

Reviewed 2 February 2016

Beautiful hotel, lovely location, excellent service, security is good, lovely food, rooftop bar is amazing,friendly staff, vallet service is good, love the look of the hote, amazing view from pool side

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

Dear Shrevash, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of your experience on TripAdvisor. We are always pleased to hear from our guests and more so with your gracious compliments about our staff, service and facilities. We hope to welcoming you back to Sankara in the near future. Warm Regards, Mark J. French

Busia
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Spent much of last week booked at this hotel located at a very point in Nairobi's busy Westlands. The check in machine is well oiled and thus smooth, the check in staff welcome you with a smile or a welcome message that makes you relax!. The seurity staff, concierge and restaurant staff just make you feel elevated like a King...

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

Dear Cta, Thank you for your amazing review; we are delighted to hear you had a memorable stay during your recent stay with us. Your kind words have been shared with the Sankara family. We do look forward to welcoming you back soon to experience our personalized services at the centre of Nairobi’s vibrant business and social scene. Warm Regards,...

Scotland
Reviewed 1 February 2016

I had a Sunday Brunch in the Artisan Restaurant and the experience was so good I made a return visit just to make sure. To begin with the live music is at the perfect level with music from varying genres. I am middle aged (plus) and have never experience such a choice of foods from starters right though to the...

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

Dear CreelBoat, Thank you for sharing your complimentary review of your Sunday Brunch experience on TripAdvisor I am glad to read that you had a great Sunday Brunch experience with our exquisite cuisine, the unlimited Prosecco and the music. We hope to host you for more great experiences. Warm Regards, Mark J. French

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Had a wonderful evening here recently while on a business trip to Nairobi. Excellent wine, good food and great service. Located in the uber cool Sankara hotel, my experience at Artisan was totally excellent.Will be back!

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

Dear Ibadanboy, Thank you for your kind review of our establishment on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you had a wonderful evening at the Artisan courtesy of our wine food and service. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Nairobi, hopefully in the near future. Warm Regards, Mark J. French

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Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Hotel is very nice, staff very friendly. Room large and nice. The gym is well maintained and nice roof top bar. But the latter is also an issue, I spent a sleepless Friday night in a room on the third floor when the music was raving on the 7th and it lasted till 4 a.m. Really after a hard week's...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your experience while staying with us. We are pleased to learn that you enjoyed the friendliness of our staff as well as Sarabi the roof top bar and the Gym. We however note that you had a sleepless night due to loud music playing. Please note that...

Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Nice place, good food, expensive but good. Great breakfast buffet. Staff are great during the day but the top floor staff are ok but not fantastic, they do what they have to do and nothing else, but they are polite. Place looks clean and nice.

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

Dear Dave, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at Sankara Nairobi. We are glad that you found our breakfast to be great. We are very sorry to learn that we failed to meet expectations at Sarabi the roof bar. Please rest assured your comments have been shared with the relevant hotels teams in an effort to improve...

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Reviewed 29 January 2016

I went to one of the restaurants on the top of the building, where me and my friends had some drinks, smoked shisha and also had dinner. I chose a mocktail and a vegetarian cheese platter. Everything was really nice, and I also enjoyed the view. There's also a swimming pool (and all the tables are around it) that makes...

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

Dear Ecate87, Thank you for sharing a review of your experience at our Sarabi Pool and supper club. We are glad that you and your friends enjoyed the dinning experience, view and the music, not forgetting the shisha. Thank you for your recommendation. We look forward to hosting you and your friends for another great experience in the not so...

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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
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Cuisines: Steakhouse, European
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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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
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
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: RM840 - RM1,222 (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 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
#11 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
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“ask to be placed away from the bar/pool side”
stephaniemP6319SB, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“choose a room on the club floor to get access to the club lounge - it's well worth it.”
fama20172017, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“When checking in, the staff at Reception will advise. All the rooms I have stayed in, have been awesome rooms.”
rogerss245, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“High floors to escape street noise, or go for garden facing.”
duncanbramwell, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“In City Hotel, surroundings are not too great. Busy area”
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