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    The Heron Portico

    Milimani Road, Nairobi, Kenya
    011 254 20 2720740
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    Overview
    • Excellent49%
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

    Will never think to change staying at the heron hotel again and again. Recommend to all my friends, you fully feel home. Rooms are clean food is perfect and staff is amazing, thanks all for making my stay comfort, Thanks Sharon for great helps thanks...More

    Thank Mutwakil A
    Response from sanjeev t, General Manager at The Heron PorticoResponded 22 April 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for leaving this gracious review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to know that your visit to the The Heron Portico has been a pleasant one, and that we were able to live up to your expectations. Thank you once again for...More

    Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

    Chef Milos was great. The French dinner was excellent and the service we received from Milo's was exceptional. Our room was also good staff were really friendly. Will surely come again and recommend it to others. Thank you.More

    Thank linnetjc
    Response from sanjeev t, General Manager at The Heron PorticoResponded 22 April 2017

    Dear Guest, We are delighted to receive this fantastic review and are glad to know that you have, had a comfortable stay at the The Heron Portico. I have personally shared your appreciation with the entire team and especially with Chef Milos and I am...More

    Reviewed 7 April 2017

    Year after year we have extraordinary customer service for our courses and programmes that we run at Heron Portico Hotel. We have just finished a 6 month weekly programme with them and about to start another in May. The staff especially David and Wesley are...More

    Thank Ngethe G
    Response from sanjeev t, General Manager at The Heron PorticoResponded 22 April 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for leaving this gracious review on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. We thank you for your words of appreciation which will definitely be shared with the team. We look forward for your continued...More

    Reviewed 30 March 2017

    The rags in the room needs some makeover, abit old making the room gloomy. Bathrooms are very tiny leaving no room for even picking soap if you happen to drop it Location is very ideal The front office and accounts staff need to be well...More

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    Response from sanjeev t, General Manager at The Heron PorticoResponded 5 April 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking time to review us on Trip Advisor. Please do accept my sincere apologies for the manner in which your check out was handled. May I please assure you that we will do our best to take care to improve....More

    Reviewed 28 March 2017

    I stayed at the Heron for 5 days through work and an extra 3 days on holiday. I really enjoyed my stay. The hotel has lots of character and really kind and caring staff and management who make you feel valued as an individual. The...More

    1  Thank Phil W
    Response from sanjeev t, General Manager at The Heron PorticoResponded 5 April 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you very much for the positive review and continuing to choose The Heron Portico during your visits to Nairobi. I do hope you had a successful trip. I am proud to be part of a young and energetic team that genuinely cares...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$85 - US$142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #8 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
    • #12 Business Hotel in Nairobi
    • #12 Best Value Hotel in Nairobi
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 108
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    • Kenya >
    • Nairobi
    • Also Known As
    • Heron Hotel Nairobi
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    Response from Matthew Q | Reviewed this property |
    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... More
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