Heron Hotel Nairobi  3 stars

Milimani Road, Nairobi, Kenya  show mapSave
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The 3-star Heron Portico offers fine accommodation in Nairobi. This hotel dates from 1972 and was refurbished in 2009.

This hotel is situated 1.9km away from David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Kenyatta International Conference Center and Tom Mboya Statue. Just 20 minutes from the center of Nairobi.

Fast access to Wilson airport within 5km is provided.


All individual rooms at Heron Portico are fitted with a closet, a work desk, satellite TV, a minibar and individual climate control. They are fitted with complimentary toiletries, a hairdryer and free toiletries in the en-suite bathrooms.


At the restaurant international dishes are served.


A barber shop, a beauty salon and free parking for general use and a photocopier, a business center and internet access for work can be found on-site.


Guests will enjoy shiatsu massage, a wellness center and a sauna on-site.


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

Guest Parking

Free Private hotel parking is possible on site.

Year renovated   2009.  Number of rooms   109.

City Center Nairobi - 4300 ft
Airports Wilson (WIL) - 2.4 mi, Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO) - 8.5 mi
Restaurants Nyama Choma Place - 600 ft, Gazebo Grill (cuisine: African) - 900 ft
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  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Car rental
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Bus parking
  • Concierge desk
  • Shoe shine stand
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • VIP room facilities
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Barber/Beauty Shop
  • Trouser Press
  • Tour desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Valet parking
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Fitness center
  • Sun terrace
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Library
  • BBQ facilities
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Ironing facilities
  • Work desk
  • Mini bar
  • Terrace
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Bathtub
  • Washing Machine
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Toilet
Kitchen facilities
  • Toaster
  • Microwave
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Internet access
Room decor
  • Soundproofed windows



from  3 pm


until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • One child may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child may stay at the price of USD 25 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 25 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of 100 % of the room stay per person per night in an extra bed. 

Pets are not allowed.

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      What's nearby

      Popular areas
      • City Center
        4000 ft
      • masia mara national park
        1.1 mi

      Local Attractions

      • Nairobi National Museum
        5200 ft
        Museum Hill, Nairobi
      • Snake Park
        1.1 mi
        Museum Hill, Nairobi
      • American Embassy Memorial Garden
        1.1 mi
        Moi Ave, Nairobi
      • National Archives
        1.2 mi
        Moi Avenue, Nairobi
      • David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
        1.5 mi
        Mbagathi Road, Nairobi

      Near the hotel

      • Nairobi Arboretum
        2700 ft
        State House Road, Nairobi
      • Central Park
        4000 ft
        Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi
      • Karura Forest Reserve
        4200 ft
        Limuru Road, Nairobi
      • Jamia Mosque
        4200 ft
        Banda Street, Nairobi
      • Uhuru Gardens Memorial Park
        4300 ft

      Restaurants Nearby

      • Nyama Choma Place

        68% likes this, based on 9 reviews

        600 ft
        Sagret Hotel, Milimani Rd, Milimani

        Phone: 272 0933

      • Gazebo Grill

        55% likes this, based on 11 reviews
        Cuisine: African

        900 ft
        Kenya Road
      • Oro Restaurant and Lounge

        69% likes this, based on 51 reviews
        Cuisine: Mediterranean, Continental

        1300 ft
        Statehouse Crescent

        Phone: +254-202635556

      • Mukutan Garden Cafe

        61% likes this, based on 22 reviews
        Cuisine: Contemporary

        1400 ft
        Biship Road
      • Mitende Atrium

        76% likes this, based on 22 reviews

        1400 ft
        Bishops Road

        Phone: (254-20) 2881000

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