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Sarova Stanley

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here overnight before heading out on a safari and only wished we would've had more time to enjoy this beautiful hotel! It was lovely in every way and we were grateful for the excellent service and beautiful atmosphere.

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I recently attended the East Africa Propak. Being a trade show meant being on your feet the entire day. The Sarova has a steam room, sauna and amazing pool and gym. This ensured I was always fresh for the next day. Amazing staff who were always willing to go beyond to ensure service excellence to make you feel like you...

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very well positioned historic hotel downtown with excellent service, amazing breakfast buffet and 5th floor pool. We stayed with our toddler and they had a high chair available at breakfast. All staff was very friendly and eager to help. Only small disappointment was not being able to order a la carte lunch by the pool - only buffet at lunch...

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Hoboken, New Jersey
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

My wife and I stayed at Sarova Stanley for one night after a two week long over land journey in Serengeti and Zanzibar. Sarova Stanley was a welcoming experience after many nights camping. From the first class attendants to the plush rooms you will not be disappointed. One experience that stood out was the service. We had to depart very...

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Johannesburg
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently had a business trip to Nairobi, staying at the Stanley. Upon entering you are met with abundance of green leather and wood and a lot of smiling faces! Typical colonial style. Service is impeccable and the rooms are spacious, clean and well equipped. Great please to spend the evening after the Nairobi traffic.

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CORVALLIS, OREGON
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came early to go on safari and stayed at the Stanley for three days. The ambience, service, food, and staff were outstanding. We had a lovely, large room that was quiet and comfortable. We took the historic tour of the hotel from Joanne and it was extremely interesting, so many world events and famous visitors! The concierge services were...

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Nicosia, Cyprus
Reviewed 1 week ago

There may be lots of modern luxurious hotels in Nairobi but it is extremely hard to beat Stanley Sarova as it combines history, location, luxury, warmest attentiveness, hospitality and quality security. It provides an excellent breakfast, inside and small potted palms garden, with a wide variety of food for demanding tastes , fresh juices and fruits, traditional tasty Kenyan dishes...

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Abuja-FCT
Reviewed 1 week ago

My experience of the Sarova Stanley hotel is simply fantastic. The food, neat room, swimming pool on the 5th floor, buffet , and all. Although the internet timed out few times, the speed was impressive when it was available. I would recommend this facility to any one who would love to take a business trip to Nairobi.

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Rome, Italy
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here on a work trip for five nights and found it to be a really great base, especially if working with partners in the CBD. The staff is incredibly hospitable and helpful, the rooms are spacious, the wifi worked perfectly, the bed was very comfortable, there was a constant supply of drinking water, plenty of space to make...

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Istanbul Province, Turkey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would like to say thank you all the kind personel that working in Sarovan especially to Mr. Fredrick, Mr. Ohuru for their kind assist.. The great experience was visited to Giraffe Center. Do not think how u can arrange this trip cause its enough to say only the information desk and they call a taxi for u which pick...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Exchange Bar
Exchange Bar
Cuisines: Bar, Pub
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Smoking rooms available
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kenya’s first luxury hotel, Sarova Stanley opened its elegant doors in 1902. Since then, it has been making history- hosting royal safaris and legendary personalities such as Edward Prince of Wales and Ernest Hemingway. Today, as the hotel enters its second century, it continues to maintain its unique heritage and provides state-of-the-art services and facilities for business and leisure travelers. All guestrooms are a blend of luxurious Victorian grandeur and modern comfort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sarova Stanley

Address: Corner of Kenyatta Avenue and Kimathi Street | PO Box 30680, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Nairobi
Price Range: $213 - $290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sarova Stanley 5*
Number of rooms: 217
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Also Known As:
Sarova Stanley Hotel Nairobi
Sarova Stanley Nairobi
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Nairobi
#3 Business Hotel in Nairobi
#3 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
#5 Spa Hotel in Nairobi
#8 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
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“Ask for a room with good WiFi signal and a double bed.”
 of 5 bubbles WillemS320, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing the streets have nice views but noisy, inside rooms are quitter, corner rooms are preferable.”
 of 5 bubbles charalambosk2015, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The right side of the hotel offers good view to the activities on the CBD -Street”
 of 5 bubbles ChristianMedupin, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“high room for a better view. Make sure there is no construction going on.”
 of 5 bubbles peterfF9940GL, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upper floors will be quieter, if street noise troubles you.”
 of 5 bubbles A6375PUpaulr, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
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