Room type

Superior Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Deluxe Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Club room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Junior Suite

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)

Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly Nairobi hotel in Westlands with 2 restaurants


This family-friendly Nairobi hotel is located in the entertainment district, within 1 mi (2 km) of The Sarit Centre and Arboretum. Nairobi National Museum and University of Nairobi are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Hotel Features

Along with 2 restaurants, this hotel has a full-service spa and an outdoor pool. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a health club, a bar/lounge, and a poolside bar are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 156 rooms boast private pools and offer free WiFi and iPod docks. Free wired Internet and DVD players are standard, as are LCD TVs with digital channels.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Sankara Nairobi features an outdoor pool and a health club. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. High-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

This 5-star property offers access to a business center and limo/town car service. Event facilities measure 2690 square feet (250 square meters). This luxury hotel also offers a steam room, a rooftop terrace, and tour/ticket assistance. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) is offered to guests. Complimentary self parking is available on site.

Sankara Nairobi has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Coffee/tea in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 2690 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 250 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Health club 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of floors - 7 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Rooftop terrace 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Steam room 
  • Total number of rooms - 156 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Year Built 2010 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Snack bar/deli  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Climate control 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Digital TV service 
  • DVD player 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • LCD TV 
  • Minibar 
  • Pay movies 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Private pool 
  • Room service 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Slippers 
  • Turndown service 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6 AM and 10:30 AM.

Champagne Bar - Onsite Champagne bar.

Artisan - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine.

Room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool, a health club, and a steam room.

Spa Services

Angsana Spa has 7 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages, and Thai massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a spa tub.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Thai massage 
  • Reflexology 
  • Number of treatment rooms 7 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at midnight


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No pets or service animals allowed


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 30.00 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 35 per vehicle (roundtrip)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Awards & Affiliations

  • Sankara Nairobi is listed in the 2011 Condé Nast Traveler Hot List.
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