Sarova Stanley

 5 stars
Kimathi Street & Kenyatta Ave, Po Box 30680, Nairobi, Kenya  show mapSave
From  US$ 169
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  • Overview
  • Rooms & Availability
  • Location
  • Guest reviews
  • Facilities

Overview

The Sarova Stanley Hotel is comfortably located in the center of modern Nairobi, Kenya, close to Kenyatta International Conference Centre and Uhuru Park.

The five-star 1902 year property reflecting cool Victorian elegance features spacious foyer, marble floors, old clocks, business center, heated pool, gym and sauna.

All 217 guest rooms spread over eight floors have air-conditioning, black-out curtains, sound-proofing, satellite TV, tea and coffee making facilities, mini-bar, safe deposit box and direct dial telephone.

The hotel offers 24-hours room service with special in-room dining menu and four on-site restaurants.

Number of rooms   217.

hotel Sarova Stanley Nairobi location

Distance to:

  • City Center - 600 m
  • Airport: Wilson - 4.3km, Jomo Kenyatta International - 12.3km

Rooms

Club and Deluxe Rooms offer fresh fruit basket on arrival, floral arrangement, terry robes and slippers, daily newspapers, free internet access and 42inch flat screen television.

The Windsor Suite comprises beautifully furnished bedroom and sitting room with private terrace.

The Stanley, Lamu and Karen Blixen Suites includes spacious sitting room with dining area, powder room, large bedroom with dressing room and bathroom with Jacuzzi.

Double Suites features two bedrooms, common sitting room, elegant furnishing and private bathroom with shower, WC, magnifying mirrors and hair dryer.

Dining options

The legendary Thorn Tree Cafe famous for its message board located at the center of the restaurant serves pizzas from a wood-fired oven, fresh juices, beers and coffees.

The authentic Thai Chi restaurant provides traditional Thai decor and refined Thai specialties.

The Exchange Bar offers elegance and warm atmosphere of traditional English gentleman's club, as well as single malt whiskeys and fine cigars.

The Pool Deck Restaurant offers Kenyan specialties and popular continental and Asian dishes.

Work

Guests are offered nine meeting and conference rooms, ballroom and business center for 250 persons are equipped with audio visual equipment, daylight and catering service.

Leisure

There is open-air heated swimming pool, the Stanley Health Club with exercise studio, spacious sauna, steam and relaxation rooms, gymnasium with range of state-of-the-art exercise equipment, studio for yoga and aerobics classes.

Additional features

The venue also offers laundry, dry cleaning, parking, car rental, currency exchange, concierge desk, florist, tour desk, 24-hour front desk, room service, secretarial service, photocopying, babysitting and facilities for disabled.

Facilities

General
  • Parking (fee required)
  • Free parking
  • Car rental
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Tour desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge

Guest Parking

Free Private hotel parking is possible on site.

Activities
  • Spa & wellness center
Services
  • Laundry
  • Massage services
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Children's facilities
  • Child care
  • Children's play area
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Casino
  • Sauna
  • Fitness center
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room safe

Policies

Check-In

from  12 pm

Check-Out

until  10 am

Pets

Pets are not allowed

Children and extra beds
  • One child may stay in the hotel for free. 
  • One child may stay at the price of 30 % of the room stay per night/person for extra beds. 

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Rooms and availability

Club and Deluxe Rooms offer fresh fruit basket on arrival, floral arrangement, terry robes and slippers, daily newspapers, free internet access and 42inch flat screen television.

The Windsor Suite comprises beautifully furnished bedroom and sitting room with private terrace.

The Stanley, Lamu and Karen Blixen Suites includes spacious sitting room with dining area, powder room, large bedroom with dressing room and bathroom with Jacuzzi.

Double Suites features two bedrooms, common sitting room, elegant furnishing and private bathroom with shower, WC, magnifying mirrors and hair dryer.

One-Bedroom Suite

King Size Bed

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    Deluxe Twin Room

    Two Single Beds

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      Business Suite

      City view

      King Size Bed

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        Deluxe Room

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          Club Double Room

          City view

          Double Bed

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            Deluxe Triple Room

            Triple

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              Deluxe Spacious Twin Room

              City view

              Two Single Beds

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                Deluxe Double Room

                City view

                Double Bed

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                  Stanley Hotel Nairobi LocationWhat's nearby

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                  What's nearby

                  What's nearby.

                  Masia Mara National Park is 1.5km away.

                  Kenyatta International Conference Centre, Uhuru Park and Central Park are just 500m away.

                  The City Hall and Parliament Building and the City Square are 1km away.

                  Popular areas
                  • City Center
                    600 m
                  Parks
                  • masia mara national park
                    1.5km

                  Local Attractions

                  • Snake Park
                    1.6km
                    Museum Hill, Nairobi
                  • Nairobi Arboretum
                    1.7km
                    State House Road, Nairobi
                  • Uhuru Gardens Memorial Park
                    2.0km
                    NairobiKenya
                  • Kiambethu Farm
                    2.9km
                  • David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
                    3.5km
                    Mbagathi Road, Nairobi

                  Near the hotel

                  • National Archives
                    100 m
                    Moi Avenue, Nairobi
                  • Imax
                    190 m
                    Mama Ngina Street, Nairobi
                  • American Embassy Memorial Garden
                    230 m
                    Moi Ave, Nairobi
                  • Tom Mboya Statue
                    290 m
                    Moi Avenue, Nairobi
                  • River Road
                    570 m
                    River road, Nairobi
                  • Kenyatta International Conference Center
                    610 m
                    Harambee Avenue, Nairobi
                  • Central Park
                    650 m
                    Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi

                  Restaurants Nearby

                  • Thai Chi Restaurant - The Stanley Hotel

                    79% likes this, based on 125 reviews
                    Food: Thai
                    Price Range: USD 42 - USD 52

                    10 m
                    Kenyatta Avenue & Kimathi Street

                    Phone: 254202757000

                  • Thorn Tree Cafe

                    67% likes this, based on 90 reviews

                    50 m
                    New Stanley Hotel, Kimathi St, city centre

                    Phone: +254 23 33283

                  • Exchange Bar

                    76% likes this, based on 16 reviews
                    Food: Bar, Pub
                    Price Range: USD 12 - USD 17

                    40 m
                    Corner of Kimathi Street and Kenyatta Avenue

                    Phone: 254 20 2757000

                  • Pool Deck Restaurant

                    76% likes this, based on 40 reviews
                    Food: Indian, International, African, Healthy
                    Price Range: USD 30 - USD 35

                    40 m
                    Cnr of Kimathi Street and Kenyatta Avenue

                    Phone: 254 20 2757000

                  • Bobos

                    71% likes this, based on 33 reviews
                    Food: Turkish
                    Price Range: USD 5 - USD 11

                    100 m
                    Banda Street

                    Phone: 0700030001

                  Getting there.

                  Arriving at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport take Airport North Road, turn right onto Outer Ring Road, then turn left onto Jogoo Road, continue till Factory Street and Railway Lane, turn left to Haile Selassie Avenue, get onto Moi Avenue and follow till the venue which is on the corner of Kenyatta and Moi Avenues.

                  Getting around.

                  Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is 18km away.

                  Wilson Airport is 7km away.

                  Kenya Railway Station is 1km away.

                  Kencom and Akamba bus stops are 200m away.

                  Stanley Hotel Nairobi Reviews

                  Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Stanley Hotel Nairobi

                  Average guest rating

                  4.1
                  out of 5
                  Excellent
                  Based on 68 reviews

                  Rating by category:

                  Value
                  4.0
                  Dining
                  4.8
                  Location
                  4.4
                  Rooms
                  4.0
                  Service
                  4.0

                  Individual guest reviews

                  • Great location and very nice hotel. Staff/service was friendly and helpful, the rooms were lovely and clean. The food was absolutely delicious.

                    My rating for the hotel:

                    • Average rating
                      4.5
                    • Location
                      5
                    • Rooms
                      4
                    • Service
                      4
                    • Value
                      5
                  • Its location makes convenient to travel to parklands and beyond to the city, • stuff are processional and very nice, the staff are very friendly and efficient. Room service is very good.

                    My rating for the hotel:

                    • Average rating
                      4.5
                    • Location
                      5
                    • Rooms
                      4
                    • Service
                      5
                    • Value
                      4
                  • •• location is brilliant close to everything and all in all, the hotel is an absolute great place to stay. Staff are always friendly, serena rooms and service are excellent, the food is surprisingly good, offering light meals.

                    My rating for the hotel:

                    • Average rating
                      4.1
                    • Location
                      5
                    • Rooms
                      2
                    • Service
                      5
                    • Value
                      5
                  • Great location and super Hotel. Staff is friendly and helpful, the bed is large, clean, and comfortable. Bar and restaurant are good, the swiming pool is very nice and heated.

                    The internet connection bad in the room.

                    My rating for the hotel:

                    • Average rating
                      4.2
                    • Location
                      5
                    • Rooms
                      5
                    • Service
                      3
                    • Value
                      4
                  • Very central location and warm friendly welcome. The service was excellent and the room was nice, spacious and clean. Breakfast was also good.

                    My rating for the hotel:

                    • Average rating
                      4.5
                    • Location
                      4
                    • Rooms
                      4
                    • Service
                      5
                    • Value
                      5
                  • Good superior property in the center, nice Stay and the staff were friendly, professional, and accommodating. The room was large, clean, food was excellent and the concierge was especially friendly and helpful.

                    My rating for the hotel:

                    • Average rating
                      4.7
                    • Location
                      4
                    • Rooms
                      5
                    • Service
                      5
                  • Nice location, lovely place and the staff very helpful and friendly. Internet booked fast and simple, fantastic buffet breakfast, good choice. Great pool.

                    The hotel is old and very comfortable, most of the rooms are very noisy.

                    My rating for the hotel:

                    • Average rating
                      4.1
                    • Location
                      4
                    • Rooms
                      3
                    • Service
                      4
                    • Value
                      5
                  • Very central good for a city walk during the day, the hotel itself is very well appointed and the staff is amazingly friendly and super helpful. The rooms are very spacious, some wonderful Kenyan ladies drink here and pool is beautiful and warmly heated.

                    My rating for the hotel:

                    • Average rating
                      4.1
                    • Location
                      4
                    • Rooms
                      5
                    • Service
                      4
                    • Value
                      4
                  • Good position and great authentic place. Very friendly and helpful staff, comfortable rooms. The thorntree restaurant was excellent, the pool was lovely and heated.

                    The hotel old beautiful style.

                    My rating for the hotel:

                    • Average rating
                      4.2
                    • Location
                      3
                    • Rooms
                      4
                    • Service
                      5
                    • Value
                      5
                  • Great location in town, lovely hotel and friendly and ever smiling service at The Stanley. Rooms and facilities were excellent, the evening meal we had was very good.

                    My rating for the hotel:

                    • Average rating
                      4.5
                    • Location
                      5
                    • Rooms
                      5
                    • Service
                      5
                    • Value
                      3
                  • The location is amazing, stay is excellent and the staff is very very friendly. The rooms are clean and breakfast is perfect. • swimming pool is great.

                    Worst hotel experience ever.

                    My rating for the hotel:

                    • Average rating
                      3.7
                    • Location
                      5
                    • Rooms
                      4
                    • Service
                      4
                    • Value
                      2
                  • Its convenient central location and large hotel. Price reference very good and lobby is nice, staff are excellent. The chauffer service is very accomodating and rooms are clean. The food is also delicious and the swimming pool heated allowing a nice evening swim after a long day of meetings at the UN.

                    Beds and pillows poor.

                    My rating for the hotel:

                    • Average rating
                      4.6
                    • Rooms
                      5
                    • Service
                      5
                    • Value
                      4
                  • I liked its location and an excellent hotel. Concierge and staff very friendly, large rooms. Mini bar well stocked and good restaurant. Great choice and nice gym.

                    Very busy city, service mediocre and the bathroom almost small.

                    My rating for the hotel:

                    • Average rating
                      4.1
                    • Location
                      4
                    • Rooms
                      4
                    • Service
                      3
                    • Value
                      5
                    • Dining
                      5
                  • Quiet location in the city and just up the road from Hilton. Liked everything about the hotel, house keeping staff were excellent too and the service was good and the people friendly. The room was very spacious and the breakfast was delicious. Every employee was more than accommodating.

                    Lobby stores were closed on sunday, the drinks were very expensive.

                    My rating for the hotel:

                    • Average rating
                      4.7
                    • Location
                      5
                    • Rooms
                      5
                    • Service
                      5
                    • Value
                      5
                    • Dining
                      5
                  • Wonderful colonial style hotel, friendly staff and rooms are clean, spacious and comfortable.

                    My rating for the hotel:

                    • Average rating
                      3.9
                    • Rooms
                      3
                    • Service
                      5
                    • Value
                      4
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