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Sankara Nairobi

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am reviewing the Sankara after what is likely my ninth stay at the hotel. Each and every experience I have had with the Sankara staff, service, and amenities has been far superior to my stays at other similar hotels around the world. It is my Nairobi home away from home! I would highly recommend that anyone traveling to Nairobi...

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

Dear Traci D, Thank you for taking the time to review Sankara Nairobi on TripAdvisor. It is a pleasure to read that you have always enjoyed your experience at Sankara, and especially pleasing to read that our staff have been a key part of your positive experience. We look forward to welcoming you back again in the near future. Warm...

Kigali, Rwanda
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time I stayed in Sankara from March 26th to April 2nd and what a wonderful experience. All the personnel is dedicated to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. They even have a special pillow menu ...

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

Dear HaChElMa, Thank you for taking the time to review Sankara Nairobi on TripAdvisor. It is pleasing to read that you enjoyed your experience with us during your stay and we at Sankara look forward to welcoming you back again in the very near future. Warm regards, Krishna Unni Group General Manager

New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Sankara is my favorite place to stay in Nairobi. Service is excellent. Rooms are nicely outfitted, clean and efficient. Wifi is reliable and good quality. Food at the restaurant is always good quality and prompt. The club at the top of the hotel is a gathering spot for business and social life of Nairobi's elite. Hotel staff go out...

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

Dear pd1032015, Thank you for your review of Sankara Nairobi. It is a pleasure to read that you enjoyed your experience with us and especially that our staff exceed your expectations. It is pleasing to see that you enjoyed our rooftop bar and supper club Sarabi, we are in the process of revamping the menu to make the experience even...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a very good hotel and close to all the facilities like malls, hospitals, night life etc. Very specious rooms with nice interior. Staff is just a call away. Cuisine from around the world which you can enjoy including vegetarian. Great service and courteous staff.

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

Dear Manoj R, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of Sankara Nairobi on TripAdvisor. It is a pleasure to read that you enjoyed our hotel's facilities and the service of our Sankara stars. We all look forward to welcoming you back again in the very near future. Warm regards, Krishna Unni Group General Manager

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always enjoy my stay at the Sankara, everything about the hotel itself is fantastic; the rooms, club lounge, restaurants and the health and fitness facilities. A shout out to the staff at the Sankara, there are the ones that make the experience an "at home" one for me. I love the personalized service, I appreciate that everyone knows you...

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

Dear MsJaxJena, Thank you for taking the time to review Sankara Nairobi on TripAdvisor. It is a pleasure to read that you had a wonderful experience at Sankara, all you feedback will be shared among our stars and I sure they will strive to do even better going forward. Once again thanks for your review, and we look forward to...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful oasis in Nairobi, always peaceful and welcoming. Staff are wonderful always happy to ensure your stay is the best. Hotel steak restaurant is second to none with wonderful food and the pool bar on the roof is a great place to unwind after a busy day. Will always be back.

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

Dear CNML-DXB, Thank you for taking the time to review Sankara Nairobi on TripAdvisor. It is pleasing to read that you enjoyed Graze our signature steak house and Sarabi our rooftop bar. Thanks again for your feedback and we all look forward to welcoming you back to Sankara Nairobi in the very near future. Warm regards, Krishna Unni Group General...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great experience at Sankara, the Staff there are always welcoming and happy, always smiling. I have been made to feel at home away from Home. Being on Business travel, the Club Lounge makes it so easy to host my meetings. I have been amazed about how, the staff have taken time to know my name. Whenever they see me they...

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

Dear Rogers S, Thank you so much for taking the time to review Sankara Nairobi on TripAdvisor. It is a pleasure to read that our Sankara stars exceeded you expectations and please be rest assured all your comments will be shared with our stars. I am certain your review will motivate the stars to do even better. Once again thank...

Paris, France
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago via 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 4 weeks 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...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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
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
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( 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 - $372 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sankara Nairobi 5*
Number of rooms: 156
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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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“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”
tarlokm2017, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are all good”
162jacobb, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
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