The Sarova Stanley

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Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas
Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, blackout drapes
Premium bedding, in-room safe, desk, blackout drapes

Overview of The Sarova Stanley

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The Sarova Stanley

5 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Corner of Kenyatta Ave. and Kimathi St., Nairobi, 00100

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationKenyatta International Convention Centre9 min walk
  • Popular LocationKenyatta Mausoleum11 min walk
  • Popular LocationKenya National Theatre19 min walk
  • AirportNairobi (NBO-Jomo Kenyatta Intl.)19 min drive

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About this area

Nairobi

Located in Nairobi, The Sarova Stanley is connected to a shopping center. Kenya Railway Golf Club and Royal Nairobi Golf Club are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those in the mood for shopping can visit Thika Road Mall and City Market. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Nyayo National Stadium or Nairobi City Stadium. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing. Guests appreciate the hotel's central location.

What's nearby

  • City Hall - 6 min walk
  • National Archives - 7 min walk
  • Kenyatta International Convention Centre - 9 min walk
  • Kenyatta Mausoleum - 11 min walk
  • Kenya National Theatre - 19 min walk

Restaurants

  • Pool Deck Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Thai Chi Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Kilimanjaro — 2 min walk
  • Trattoria — 3 min walk
  • Teriyaki — 4 min walk

Getting around

  • Syokimau SGR Railway Station - 17 min drive
  • Jomo Kenyatta Intl. Airport (NBO) - 19 min drive

About this property

The Sarova Stanley

5-star historic hotel in the heart of Nairobi Central Business District
The Sarova Stanley provides amenities like free WiFi and a roundtrip airport shuttle. Indulge in a body scrub, aromatherapy, and a manicure/pedicure at Tulia Spa, the onsite spa. Be sure to enjoy a meal at any of the 3 onsite restaurants, which feature Thai cuisine and a poolside location. Yoga classes and aerobics classes are offered at the health club; The Sarova Stanley also has 2 bars, a coffee shop/café, and dry cleaning/laundry services.
You'll also enjoy the following perks during your stay:
  • An outdoor pool with pool umbrellas
  • Free self parking and valet parking
  • A 24-hour front desk, express check-in, and express check-out
  • A banquet hall, a gift shop, and a porter/bellhop
  • Guest reviews say good things about the breakfast, pool, and central location
Room features
All 214 rooms boast comforts such as 24-hour room service and private pools, in addition to perks like premium bedding and laptop-compatible safes.
Other amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with deep soaking tubs and free toiletries
  • LED TVs with premium channels
  • Free infant beds, coffee/tea makers, and daily housekeeping

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of Historic Hotels of the World.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Free valet parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking
  • Free offsite parking
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • 3 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 2 bars/lounges and 1 poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Aerobics classes
  • Designer stores
  • Fitness center
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Shopping
  • Steam room
  • Yoga classes

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Swahili

Business services

  • Business center
  • Conference center (227 square feet of space)
  • Meeting rooms - 9

Outdoors

  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Spa

  • Aromatherapy
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Spa open daily

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height counter and sink
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant

More

  • Couples dining
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Romance packages available

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • LED TV
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone
  • Private pool
  • Soundproofing
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee (amount varies)
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 2:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 30 per person (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: USD 15 (one-way)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties
Guests must transfer to the property via required shuttle and must arrange the transfers by contacting the property before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Reservations are required for massage services; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
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
Parking height restrictions apply

Property is also known as

Sarova Stanley
Sarova Stanley Hotel
Sarova Stanley Hotel Nairobi
Sarova Stanley Nairobi
Stanley Sarova
The Sarova Stanley Hotel
The Sarova Stanley Nairobi
The Sarova Stanley Hotel Nairobi

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Overall score and ratings

4.4

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 259 out of 456 reviews
5 - Excellent 57%
Rating 4 - Good. 150 out of 456 reviews
4 - Good 33%
Rating 3 - Okay. 26 out of 456 reviews
3 - Okay 6%
Rating 2 - Poor. 8 out of 456 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 13 out of 456 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Business traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Disliked: Amenities
A historic hotel but could be refurbished with a modern touch. For a supposed four star to have so much internet challenges was very disappointing. However, the front staff were pleasant especially Doreen.
Stayed 4 nights in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Lovely, historically interesting hotel in a fine location downtown Nairobi. A warm welcome starts the enchanting visit and the thoughtful service is consistently genuine.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Convenience of location
Stayed 10 nights in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Value for services were exceptional
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveler, Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very nice hotel
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021