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Sankara Nairobi

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Paris, France
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay with this hotel as i always do.The room was spacious with a stunning view and the staff were all attentive.I especially enjoyed the service i received from the rooftop manager Geoffrey who was very welcoming and attentive and ensured my table got top notch service.I look forward to visiting the hotel and the Graze and...

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

Dear tlefeuvre0, Thank you for taking the time to review Sankara Nairobi on TripAdvisor. It is a pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay with us, especially our Sarabi rooftop bar and Graze steak house. Thank you for mentioning the service offered to you by Geoffrey, please be rest assured he will be commended for this and your comments...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

A great hotel right in the heart of Nairobi. The staff are always keen to help and make you trip memorable. The rooms are very nice, really comfortable bed, good air con and WiFi. At breakfast there is a lovely balcony area to sit out and enjoy your morning.

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

Dear tom131187, Thank your writing a review of Sankara Nairobi, it is a pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that our Sankara Stars offered you a wonderful level of service. Here at Sankara Nairobi we understand the importance of offering guest a comfortable bed, a wonderful breakfast and excellent WiFi. Thanks again for your review...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can organise to pick you up from airport. Reception is accompanied by a cold glass of juice. Be sure to check out the rooftop pool and bar, splendid breakfast. Furthermore, the in-room mini bar is genius. Wifi is guaranteed and all service comes with a smile. It's located in a less crowded place in Nairobi, so be certain to benefit...

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

Dear Zablon M, Thank you for writing a review of Sankara Nairobi. It is a pleasure to read that you enjoyed your stay with us, especially Sarabi, our rooftop bar. We place a great deal of importance on Wife as we realize this is an essential service for our guests. Once again thanks for the review and we look forward...

London
Reviewed 1 week ago

A central location in Nairobi and excellent for business trips. An ease to stay here, with all modern facilities that work. Great dining options too. There is a rooftop pool restaurant and bar which are a must when in Nairobi.

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

Dear Duncan B, Thank you for taking the time to review Sankara Nairobi. It is a pleasure to read that you enjoyed our various dining options especially our rooftop bar Sarabi. Once again thanks for the review and we all look forward to welcoming you back to Sankara in the very near future. Warm regards, Krishna Unni Group General Manager

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sankara Nairobi provided us with hospitality and customer service that exceeded far beyond our expectations. The entire staff was friendly and inviting from the start, immediately making Sankara feel like home. It was nice returning after a long day to familiar, smiling faces greeting you by name as you walk through the door. So warm and courteous, yet always professional....

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

Dear Asheehan8, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a detailed review of your recent stay with us at Sankara Nairobi. Nothing gives me more pleasure then seeing our Sankara family members being mentioned in such a positive light. We will be sharing your comments with all our Sankara stars and will definitely commend Solomon (at the...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

was at sankara rooftop for the second time just to chill out and have some good time;Wow very nice food and customer service was just perfect.Julius was so friendly and kept on checking on us,Will definitely go back again.Thank You Sankara for improving your customer services.

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

Dear Gekeni, Thank you for taking the time to review our rooftop bar Sarabi at Sankara. It was a pleasure to read about the service Julius offered you during your visit and please be assured that Julius will be commended for this. We at Sankara look forward to welcoming you back again in the near future. Warm regards, Krishna Unni...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Sankara Hotel in Nairobi has beautiful rooms, warm and friendly staff and a great gym. The staff in the Club Lounge was extremely helpful with printing documents and making copies - it was a great place to stay for business. I had a free Saturday and the hotel staff were able to help me make last minute arrangements to...

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

Dear KPJK, Thank you for taking the time to write your comments on TripAdvisor. The Sankara family is pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and rest assured your comments will be shared among all the departments. We are glad our team was able to help you visit some of the interesting and fun sites of Nairobi during your free...

Paris, France
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to stay in Nairobi Modern well equipped great rooms real fitness and a very good restaurant Not to forget the glaze restaurant for meet But above all it's the staff which is genuinely friendly !

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

Dear Dominique P, Firstly, thank you so much for taking the time to post your feedback on TripAdvisor. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay with us especially the Graze steakhouse. Your comments will be shared with the entire Sankara Family and we all look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Warm regards, Krishna Unni Group...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first time staying at the Sankara Hotel in Nairobi, it felt like a good standard business hotel. Nice rooms, bedding, exercise room and business lounge. The staff were very friendly. The second time I had to visit Nairobi I stayed at the Sankara. I was checked in by a very lovely woman named Monicah who welcomed me back. Really?...

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

Dear Peter J, Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback. Nothing pleases me more then when guest mention outstanding service of our staff member. Monicah is a wonderful member of the Sankara Family and rest assured your comments will be shared with her and the entire team which I am certain will motivate them to do even better. Once...

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went back after they did the floor refurbishment and it was worth waiting, my high shoes are save from leaving marks on the former old tiles which was uneven. security as usual was tight and service was excellent,my shisha mint was very good though i had to wait for the pot, everyone looked like came for these stuff. These...

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

Dear JumaP, Firstly thank you so much for your wonderful feedback on Sankara's rooftop bar Sarabi. Your feedback will be shared with Geoffrey the manager and his team. It nice to know the renovation done at Sarabi is receiving positive comments, our new executive Chef is in the process of revamping the food menu and we hope during your next...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Graze
Graze
Cuisines: Steakhouse, European
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • 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: $254 - $389 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sankara Nairobi 5*
Number of rooms: 156
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Also Known As:
Sankara Nairobi Hotel Nairobi
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
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