Sarova Stanley Hotel - Nairobi

Kimathi Street & Kenyatta Ave, Po Box 30680, Nairobi, Kenya  show map
 5 stars
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  • Rooms & Availability
  • Location
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  • Facilities
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Sarova Stanley Hotel - Nairobi

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

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.

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.

Services

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.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Handicap parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

  • Free private parking is possible on site.

Sports & Fitness

  • Tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Secretarial service
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/Child services
  • Children's play area
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Casino
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Barbeque grills
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Private plunge pool
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Armchair

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Slippers
  • Hair dryer on request

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • International calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  10 am

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Sarova Stanley Hotel - Nairobi Nairobi location
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Hotel Address:

Kimathi Street & Kenyatta Ave, Po Box 30680, Nairobi, Kenya

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City Center
  • Nairobi
    2300 ft
Airports
  • Wilson (WIL)
    2.7 mi
  • Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO)
    7.5 mi
Restaurants
  • Thai Chi Restaurant - The Stanley Hotel (cuisine: Thai)
    200 ft
  • Thorn Tree Cafe
    100 ft
Parks
  • American Embassy Memorial Garden
    1000 ft
  • Central Park
    2200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  10 am
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    217

Hotel Awards

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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.

Sarova Stanley Club Double RoomSarova Stanley Club Double RoomSarova Stanley Club Double Room
Club Double Room
Bed type: Double Bed or 1 Single bed
Size: 360 sq. feet
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Overlooking Nairobi, this large room is elegantly decorated in classic style. It has a seating area with armchairs, and includes a 42-inch LCD TV with satellite channels and DVD player. Its en-suite bathroom is equipped with bath and shower, and comes with free toiletries and a hairdryer. This room cannot accommodate extra beds, only baby cots.

Room facilities
    Sarova Stanley Deluxe Spacious Twin RoomSarova Stanley Deluxe Spacious Twin RoomSarova Stanley Deluxe Spacious Twin Room
    Deluxe Spacious Twin Room
    Bed type: 2 Single beds
    Size: 270 sq. feet
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    Overlooking Nairobi, this spacious room is elegantly decorated in classic style. It has a seating area with armchairs, and includes a TV with satellite channels, minibar, and safe. Its en-suite bathroom is equipped with bath and shower, and comes with free toiletries and a hairdryer.

    Room facilities
      Sarova Stanley Large One-Bedroom Atrium Junior SuiteSarova Stanley Large One-Bedroom Atrium Junior SuiteSarova Stanley Large One-Bedroom Atrium Junior Suite
      Large One-Bedroom Atrium Junior Suite
      Size: 500 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
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      Overlooking Nairobi or the hotel’s atrium, this large suite is elegantly decorated with classic style furniture and carpeted floors. It has a separate living room with dining area, sofas and armchairs, and includes an additional toilette for visitors. The separate bedroom comes with a 42-inch LCD TV with satellite channels and DVD player, while its en-suite comes with free toiletries, hairdryer, bathrobes and slippers. This suite cannot accommodate extra beds, only baby cots.

      Room facilities
        Sarova Stanley Junior SuiteSarova Stanley Junior SuiteSarova Stanley Junior Suite
        Junior Suite
        Bed type: 1 Super-King Size bed or Double Bed or 1 Single bed
        Size: 500 sq. feet
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        • Free Wi-Fi
        • Air conditioning
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        Junior Suite

        Room facilities
          Sarova Stanley Deluxe Double RoomSarova Stanley Deluxe Double RoomSarova Stanley Deluxe Double RoomSarova Stanley Deluxe Double Room
          Deluxe Double Room
          Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds or 1 Single bed
          Size: 270 sq. feet
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          • Free Wi-Fi
          • Air conditioning
          • Private bathroom
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          Deluxe Room

          Room facilities
            Sarova Stanley Deluxe Triple RoomSarova Stanley Deluxe Triple RoomSarova Stanley Deluxe Triple Room
            Deluxe Triple Room
            Bed type: Triple
            Size: 270 sq. feet
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            • Free Wi-Fi
            • Air conditioning
            • Shower
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            TRIPLE DELUXE

            Room facilities
              Sarova Stanley Presidential One-Bedroom SuiteSarova Stanley Presidential One-Bedroom SuiteSarova Stanley Presidential One-Bedroom Suite
              Presidential One-Bedroom Suite
              Bed type: 1 Super-King Size bed or Double Bed or 1 Single bed
              Size: 885 sq. feet
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              • Free Wi-Fi
              • Air conditioning
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              Overlooking Nairobi’s city centre, this extra-large suite is elegantly decorated with classic style furniture and carpeted floors. It has an open plan living room with dining area, sofas and armchairs, and includes an additional toilette for visitors. The separate bedroom comes with a 42-inch LCD TV with satellite channels and DVD player, while its luxurious en-suite features a spa bath and separate shower. Guests will be received with a welcome basket including fresh fruit, flowers, cookies, and chocolates. This suite cannot accommodate extra beds, only baby cots.

              Room facilities
                Sarova Stanley Business SuiteSarova Stanley Business SuiteSarova Stanley Business Suite
                Business Suite
                Bed type: King Size bed
                Size: 500 sq. feet
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                • Free Wi-Fi
                • Air conditioning
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                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel Sarova Stanley Hotel - Nairobi Nairobi location
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                  Hotel Address:

                  Kimathi Street & Kenyatta Ave, Po Box 30680, Nairobi, Kenya

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • Nairobi
                    2300 ft
                  Airports
                  • Wilson (WIL)
                    2.7 mi
                  • Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO)
                    7.5 mi
                  Restaurants
                  • Thai Chi Restaurant - The Stanley Hotel (cuisine: Thai)
                    200 ft
                  • Thorn Tree Cafe
                    100 ft
                  Parks
                  • American Embassy Memorial Garden
                    1000 ft
                  • Central Park
                    2200 ft
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-In:
                    from  10 am
                  • Check-Out:
                    until  12 pm
                  • Number of rooms:
                    217

                  Hotel Awards

                  KenyanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedNairobiSarova Stanley

                  According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                  Best Spa Hotels in Kenya

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                  Sarova Stanley Location

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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 - 2000 ft

                  Parks

                  • masia mara national park - 5000 ft

                  Local Attractions

                  • Snake Park - 1.0 mi
                    Museum Hill, Nairobi
                  • Uhuru Gardens Memorial Park - 1.2 mi
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                  • Nairobi Mosques - 2.5 mi
                    St Marks ( Waiyaki Way), Nairobi
                  • Nairobi Arboretum - 1.1 mi
                    State House Road, Nairobi
                  • David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust - 2.2 mi
                    Mbagathi Road, Nairobi

                  Near the hotelNear the hotel

                  • National Archives - 400 ft
                    Moi Avenue, Nairobi
                  • River Road - 1900 ft
                    River road, Nairobi
                  • Karura Forest Reserve - 2300 ft
                    Limuru Road, Nairobi
                  • Nairobi National Museum - 4600 ft
                    Museum Hill, Nairobi
                  • American Embassy Memorial Garden - 1000 ft
                    Moi Ave, Nairobi
                  • Central Park - 2200 ft
                    Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi
                  • Jamia Mosque - 2300 ft
                    Banda Street, Nairobi

                  Restaurants Nearby

                  • Thai Chi Restaurant - The Stanley Hotel - 200 ft

                    Address: Kenyatta Avenue & Kimathi Street
                    Phone: 254202757000

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

                  • Exchange Bar - 300 ft

                    Address: Corner of Kimathi Street and Kenyatta Avenue
                    Phone: 254 20 2757000

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

                  • Trattoria - 600 ft

                    Address: cnr Wabera & Kaunda Sts, city centre
                    Phone: 340855

                    71% likes this, based on 138 reviews
                    Cuisine: Italian

                  • Thorn Tree Cafe - 100 ft

                    Address: New Stanley Hotel, Kimathi St, city centre
                    Phone: +254 23 33283

                    67% likes this, based on 90 reviews

                  • Pool Deck Restaurant - 300 ft

                    Address: Cnr of Kimathi Street and Kenyatta Avenue
                    Phone: 254 20 2757000

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

                  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.

                  Hotel information
                  • Check-In:
                    from  10 am
                  • Check-Out:
                    until  12 pm
                  • Number of rooms:
                    217

                  Hotel Awards

                  KenyanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedNairobiSarova Stanley

                  According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                  Best Spa Hotels in Kenya

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                  Sarova Stanley Reviews

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

                  Average guest rating

                  8.2out of 10
                  Excellent
                  Based on 24 reviews

                  Rating by category:

                  Location
                  10.0
                  Value
                  7.0
                  Rooms
                  8.4
                  Service
                  9.3

                  Individual guest reviews

                  • Single
                    9.6

                    I liked its location, and the quality/price reference very good.

                    the bathroom almost small, and the Internet connection bad in the room.

                  • Single
                    8.8

                    Great service, everythings was taken care of very well! Nice location, and good restaurant

                    The wifi was quite annoying: bad signal on the 6th floor and you had to make an account every single time you wanted to use the internet. Very time consuming. Also i thought that 50 dollars for washing some socks, 3 shirts and 5 pieces of underwear was pretty expensive. But maybe that's normal in a hotel.

                  • Single
                    6.6

                    Size of the room Breakfast

                    The long check in time and trying to move to an inferior hotel as they claimed they were overbooked. Traffic noise WiFi did not work all the time The bar is tired and does not have very good ambience Being treated like a potential thief when departing the hotel. I had paid my bill the night before as I had an early start the next day. When I was leaving security refused to let me leave. I had to go and check out again!

                  • Single
                    9.2

                    The staff in this Hotel were excellent and couldn't do enough for you. I loved the fact they had free Wi-Fi and were in such a great central location. This meant we could walk to most appointments.

                    The restaurant downstairs for breakfast was a bit tired and could probably do with an upgrade. The drinks were very expensive.

                  • Single
                    8.2

                    Cleanliness and comfort of the rooms; Pool and other facilities on the roof. Location - In the center of the city

                    Each floor has different levels which requires one to lug the bags instead of rolling-away

                  • Single
                    6.4

                    The staff is very very friendly.

                    Most of the rooms are very noisy. street noise, generator noise or extractor noise.

                  • Family with children
                    5.8

                    None

                    To be forced to checkout by 10 am in the morning, Hilton would have allowed me to stay until the time of my flight in the evening

                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel Sarova Stanley Hotel - Nairobi Nairobi location
                  Show big map »

                  Hotel Address:

                  Kimathi Street & Kenyatta Ave, Po Box 30680, Nairobi, Kenya

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • Nairobi
                    2300 ft
                  Airports
                  • Wilson (WIL)
                    2.7 mi
                  • Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO)
                    7.5 mi
                  Restaurants
                  • Thai Chi Restaurant - The Stanley Hotel (cuisine: Thai)
                    200 ft
                  • Thorn Tree Cafe
                    100 ft
                  Parks
                  • American Embassy Memorial Garden
                    1000 ft
                  • Central Park
                    2200 ft
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-In:
                    from  10 am
                  • Check-Out:
                    until  12 pm
                  • Number of rooms:
                    217

                  Hotel Awards

                  KenyanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedNairobiSarova Stanley

                  According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                  Best Spa Hotels in Kenya

                  Use Badge