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Sarova Stanley

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was my first time at the sarova Stanley and was amazed at the good reception i got. Though they had renovations going on but with the extreme care they had no customers were disturbed. I had a problem with the wifi and same night they changed my room. Quite helpful staff and i enjoyed my stay.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is older than Nairobi itself. Many prominent people have stayed here over time so it really has that old charm. It was in the business district so you will see a lot of people walking around during rush hour and it really isn't the best area to be walking around especially at night. The bellman will offer to...

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Jaffa, Israel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Sarova Stanely is a wonderful hotel. It draws on its colonial origins and provides very good service, comfortable rooms with nice amenities. Not glitzy or hi-tech but very comfortable, the kind of hotel you could spend a great few days visiting Nairobi. Returning to the hotel at the end of the day feels like coming home. I look forward...

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Northumberland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved staying in one of the great hotels of Africa that still manages to preserve the style and charm of days gone-by with a complete range of up-to-date facilities. By modern standards it is not large, though the rooms are perfectly adequate. Its location is perfect if you want the bustling Central Business District on your doorstep. This is...

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Lagos, Nigeria
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unique combination of an antique setting with modern touches. Warm and friendly staff with lovely historical pictures in the reception area. Have a lazy breakfast in the Thorn Restaurant and watch the city traffic amble pass. Great location.

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Paolo M, General Manager at Sarova Stanley, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your support and patronage of Sarova Stanley as well as the time spared to share your experience with us. We are glad to note that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to host you again in the not distant future. During your next visit, we wish to encourage you to join...

Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a historic building with lots of stories to tell. It is in the city center of Nairobi and close to all the major attractions, banks, government buildings, etc. It was renovated a few years ago. Rooms are big, in very good condition. The bed mattress and pillows are of a good quality and you can get a good...

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Paolo M, General Manager at Sarova Stanley, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your support and patronage of Sarova Stanley. We are glad to note that you connected with the rich history that we all feel so honoured to share. We are glad to note that our pivotal location in the central business district was of great significance during your stay in Nairobi. We look forward to hosting...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by for a bite before traveling. Was with my girlfriend. Finished my drink, duck salad & she had an icecream, incredible, later went upstairs to the washroom that is always at the bar from my previous visits. It was closed. The attendant on the floor "Mr M" decides to tell me I should have said "hi" to him first....

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second stay at Sarova Stanley within a year. Location is very convenient for all business and leisure related trips. Staff is very courteous with always smiling faces ready to help. The biggest plus is it's three restaurants catering to international guests from different parts of the world. Thai restaurant offers genuine south-east asian food whereas poolside restaurant...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They shouldn't be allowed in the accommodation business. Hotel staff is careless and snob. They lack the hospitality which should be the very basic of their job. If you are looking for a warn welcome in Nairobi this is not the spot for you.

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for one night in February 2017. Got this hotel after searching online and reading comments that other travelers who stayed here wrote. I am glad I chose it. The hotel is located in the heart of the city which makes easy to go around, find restaurants, and do some shopping.

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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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  • Minibar
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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: $228 - $311 (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 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
#3 Business 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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