The Heron Portico Hotel - Nairobi  4 stars

Milimani Road, Nairobi, Kenya  show mapSave
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 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms


Paid parking


24-hour reception


Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Outdoor swimming pool


Fitness center

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Turkish bath

Steam room

Steam bath


The business 3-star Heron Portico is set in a shopping area minutes away from Tom Mboya Statue, Kenyatta International Conference Center and Nairobi National Museum. The building was renovated in 2009.

Nestled in the central district and 2km from the city center. The property is 1200 meters away from Central Park, Jamia Mosque and Karura Forest Reserve.

Fast access to Wilson airport within 5km is provided.


All 105 individual guestrooms feature modern facilities. They provide bathrooms with a bathtub, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer.


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 a health club, hammam and shiatsu massage on-site.


Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private hotel parking is possible on site.

Year renovated   2009.  Number of rooms   108.

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) - 800 ft
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • VIP check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled
  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Free valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service
Dining facilities
  • Bed and breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
Meeting facilities
  • Business center
  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Leisure facilities
  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Entertainment
  • Golf course
  • Fitness center
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
  • Shiatsu massage
  • BBQ facilities
  • Sun terrace
  • Library
Room facilities
  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Separate sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Fan/Extractor
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Washing machine
  • Hair dryer on request
  • Premium bedding
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock



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until  12 pm

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Bed type: Double or Twin beds or 1 Single bed
Size: 220 sq. feet

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    Bed type: 1 Super-King Size bed or King Size bed
    Size: 335 sq. feet
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      Bed type: Double Bed or Queen Size bed or 1 Single bed
      Size: 260 sq. feet


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        The Heron Portico LocationWhat's nearby

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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
          1.0 mi
          Museum Hill, Nairobi
        • Snake Park
          1.1 mi
          Museum Hill, Nairobi
        • American Embassy Memorial Garden
          1.2 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
          2900 ft
          State House Road, Nairobi
        • Central Park
          4100 ft
          Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi
        • Karura Forest Reserve
          4200 ft
          Limuru Road, Nairobi
        • Jamia Mosque
          4200 ft
          Banda Street, Nairobi
        • Uhuru Gardens Memorial Park
          4400 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

          800 ft
          Kenya Road
        • Mukutan Garden Cafe

          69% likes this, based on 52 reviews
          Cuisine: Contemporary

          1300 ft
          Biship Road
        • Mitende Atrium

          71% likes this, based on 9 reviews

          1300 ft
          Bishops Road

          Phone: (254-20) 2881000

        • Oro Restaurant and Lounge

          66% likes this, based on 34 reviews
          Cuisine: Mediterranean, Continental

          1400 ft
          Statehouse Crescent

          Phone: +254-202635556

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