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Sankara Nairobi

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had an excellent stay at this modern hotel in Nairobi. I particularly loved the design of the common spaces and restaurants. My Superior Room was great - bright and spacious, with a large bathroom. Not as sleek as the rest of the hotel, in my opinion, but still very nice and comfortable. One of the best features of Sankara is...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

A pleasant stay at the Sankara hotel. Excellent customer service, modern fixtures and good location. Helpful staff, notably Monica from the front desk. Highly recommended. Home away home. I will definitely return.

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I chose Sanaka mainly because of its security. The receptionist was welcoming and the check-in was fairly quick. However, the bell boy or whoever the person taking my bags to the room was, seemed unhappy to be taking them and seemed unhappy with the amount I had tipped him. He kept looking at me and then at the money and...

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Thank Sanddii
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

An upmarket Lounge with fantastic views of Westlands Nairobi. The ambience is magnificent with a relaxing vibe and friendly staff. The open architectural design adds to the experience and overall comfort.

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Thank TheKhamisas
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Sankara is a beautiful and luxurious hotel in Westlands Nairobi. The rooms are neat, clean, well-equipped and offer all the comfort and amenities you'll need for a business trip. Rooms come with complimentary water, a coffee and tea station, W-Fi and a TV. Breakfasts (typical buffet-style hotel breakfast) are serve din a tastefully-decorated dining area with a wonderful outdoor...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed on a family trip and would really recommend it. The staff were lovely and the breakfasts, and other meals, were excellent. They were very accommodating of people with specific dietary requirements. The pool is heated and in a brilliant location on the top floor. The gym is also very good. The only issue we had was with loud...

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Thank Liam S
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice Personal touch, makes one feel welcome. Rooms are clean. Hallways are clean and so are the lifts and stairs. Dinner and breakfast location is good and easily accessible. Access from outside the hotel is well monitored and safety are one of the top priorities.

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Thank 162jacobb
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A clean, safe, modern hotel in a central part of Nairobi. Decent food , but more options would have been great. Also a dedicated coffee shop with quiet areas for small meetings would be a very useful addition. Leave early for the airport - traffic is unpredictable and can take an hour easily,

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Dear Gigimathewg, Thank you for taking the time to sharing a review of your establishment on Trip Advisor. At Sankara, we take guest feedback very seriously as it is important to enable us serve you better. Your concern regarding the culinary offerings has been shared with the culinary team. Regarding the small meeting rooms, we have a Club Lounge where...

Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there for the second time and loved the consistency of service, though the place was full we enjoyed every bit of it. The acrobat were amazing so was the ambience, Mr Yeri gave us a table after along wait but it was worth, our server Regina was on point and my friends enjoyed the end of the year...

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Dear Amina, Thank you for taking the time to share your New Years Eve experience at our Sarabi Pool And Supper Club. We are glad that you and your friends enjoyed our 70s themes New Year’s party thanks to our Sankara Stars. Your compliments have been shared with Regina and Yeri as well as the entire Sankara Family. Your concerns...

Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i love this hotel. I stay here every time i visit Nairobi. The hotel is beautiful and comfortable. I love the decor. Its filled with african art, so you really know that at you are in Africa, whereas most luxury hotels look and feel the same everywhere. The staff is very efficient and friendly. I feel like i see my...

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Dear Espadaman, Thank you for sharing your Sankara experience on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is always a great pleasure to know that our Stars continue to live our mission every day. Thank you for the recommendations to the TripAdvisor fraternity. We look forward to welcome you for another splendid stay in the...

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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
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • 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: $285 - $423 (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 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
#11 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
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“Rooms are all good”
 of 5 bubbles 162jacobb, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Junior suite. gives you access to the club lounge on the top floor.”
 of 5 bubbles Espadaman, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on higher floors are easily accessible to facilities such as the gym and the swimming pool.”
 of 5 bubbles Smaher90, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Go to a different hotel”
 of 5 bubbles UNKM, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“You must have a view”
 of 5 bubbles erichamlin20, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
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