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Get an overview of this hotelLuxury hotel with 2 restaurants and full-service spa

Location

Situated in the entertainment district, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of The Sarit Centre and Westgate Shopping Mall. Arboretum and Nairobi National Museum are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Hotel Features

2 restaurants, a full-service spa, and an outdoor pool are available at this hotel. 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 deep soaking tubs, while also providing free WiFi, free wired Internet, and LCD TVs with digital channels. Guests will also find iPod docks, DVD players, and minibars.

Renovations & Closures

The following facilities will be closed from 30 October 2016 to 13 November 2016 (dates subject to change):
  • Swimming pool

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. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

Sankara Nairobi has designated areas for smoking.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • DVD player  

Internet

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

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

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

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

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 

Accessibility

To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

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

Fees

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 40 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 75 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Nairobi Sankara
  • Sankara
  • Sankara Hotel
  • Sankara Hotel Nairobi
  • Sankara Nairobi
  • Sankara Nairobi Hotel Nairobi

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 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. One child 12 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. 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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