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    The Heron Portico

    Milimani Road, Nairobi, Kenya
    011 254 20 2720740
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    Overview
    • Excellent51%
    • Very good37%
    • Average9%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “excellent hotel” (16 reviews)
    “business trip” (19 reviews)
    “nice pool” (8 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

    Heron Portico is such a very nice and comfortable place to stay in in Nairobi, everything is good the food the hospitality the rooms and the room service The only improvement that needs to be done is the WIFI strength.More

    Thank Sherif G
    Response from sanjeev t, General Manager at The Heron PorticoResponded 1 July 2017

    Dear Guest, Greetings from The Heron Portico! Thank you so much for your kind feedback and we truly appreciate your valuable time for your detailed feedback about your stay and the service experienced by you. We are extremely delighted to have you stay with us....More

    Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

    For about 6 months, I have been visiting the hotel and sometimes holding conferences as well. Wesley in the Banquets department has always been very instrumental in making sure all my events run smoothly in the conference rooms with no hitches. Thank you for your...More

    Thank Kagwiria M
    Response from sanjeev t, General Manager at The Heron PorticoResponded 1 July 2017

    Dear Guest, Greetings from The Heron Portico! Thank you for sparing time and posting your review of our hotel on Trip Advisor. We are delighted that you had a wonderful experience and that you were impressed by the services offered and the pricing. Your praise...More

    Reviewed 24 May 2017

    I enjoyed my time at the Heron. I was traveling for business and the staff was absolutely lovely. I particularly enjoyed my daily morning omelette's prepared by Fastus, the lovely chef tending the hot eggs station. While a somewhat peculiar note to make, but Fastus...More

    Thank Liat27
    Response from sanjeev t, General Manager at The Heron PorticoResponded 1 July 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay at The Heron Portico. We very much appreciate your time to post feedback of your stay on TripAdvisor. The team and I are pleased to read that you had an enjoyable stay and that you were impressed...More

    Reviewed 23 May 2017

    The hotel is in a very calm neighborhood, with a nice pool and useful gym. I was there for a full week and the service was perfect. Very interesting also for business travelers as the wifi is fast and there are meeting rooms.More

    Thank Luis R
    Response from sanjeev t, General Manager at The Heron PorticoResponded 1 July 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing feedback of your stay at The Heron Portico on TripAdvisor. Your recognition of the staff, their attentiveness and attention to detail, is a reward for their efforts. All of us believe that attention to detail is key to success....More

    Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

    Heron portico is my second home.Love the ambience...the service is impeccable.All that I need in a good hotel is at my finger tips...The staff are just great...!!!...Breakfast is better than home...well done team portico.....More

    Thank Nadamjee1
    Response from sanjeev t, General Manager at The Heron PorticoResponded 1 July 2017

    Dear Guest, It was a pleasure to have you stay at The Heron Portico. Thank you so much for taking out time to write a review on TripAdvisor while you were staying in the hotel and enjoying the facilities and service. Your generous compliments have...More

    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
    • USD 93 - USD 146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #5 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
    • #9 Best Value Hotel in Nairobi
    • #12 Business Hotel in Nairobi
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 108
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    • Location
    • Kenya >
    • Nairobi
    • Also Known As
    • Heron Hotel Nairobi
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    Dining (21)
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    Bathroom (12)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (7)
    Family and Play Areas (3)
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    1 July 2017|
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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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    27 May 2017|
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    Response from stefano s | Reviewed this property |
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    Response from Kafula M | Reviewed this property |
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    "upper floors facining the street (which is not too noisy) for a nice view"
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    "I've stayed in various rooms and have enjoyed my stay in any of the rooms."
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