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Sarova Panafric

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#16 of 162 Hotels in Nairobi
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were on the way to Masai Mara and landed in Nairobi at 8pm. We reached the hotel at about 9pm for an overnight stay. The rooms and bath were very clean and the hotel has a good ambience and closer to Airport. We liked the food in the hotel Restaurant. The breakfast was good with lot of Indian selection....

Thank srmanjunath
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visiting Nairobi again for business and checked into my usual haunt the Sarova PanAfric. It's had a minor upgrade in the last year. Again, welcomed by the staff as a regular and had a great visit.. Thanks for the service. Internet was a lot better this time again.

Thank JoFo74UK
Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Sarova Panafric is a good basic hotel in Nairobi. The normal rooms are basic but the newer suites are much better as they are still quite new, so see if you can request one. The hotel staff are extremely friendly and helpful from the reception staff, the porters and the restaurant staff. This is where this hotel really excels...

Thank George H
The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at this hotel for my work with an NGO. All I can say us: excellent service, very pleasant staff, a great pool, nice rooms: actually all you want to have when you are far away from home. The bar stays open late, the food is very good: highly recommended.

Thank ArentvanWassenaer
Tauranga, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 2 nights at the Sanova Panafric Hotel. The hotel was recommended by the guide we had arranged for a one day tour of Nairobi and his recommendation was excellent. The hotel staff couldn't have been more helpful, security is tight which is reassuring. The Nairobi CBD is in walking distance and again the staff were very helpful in...

Thank Karen255114
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went for a 90 minute aromatherapy massage at this hotel. It was wonderful! The therapist, Anna, was incredibly good, attentive, professional, and kind. The music was calming and the essential oils fragrant. Highly recommended!

Thank Francisca P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Sarova PanAfric Hotel in Nairobi on 12 December 2016, and were glad to have returned. Once again the room was comfortable and inviting after a long flight from Australia, and the restaurant provided the same great food and service that we remembered from our first visit.

Thank James H
Jinja, Uganda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place in the city Centre. The place was very neat and clean. The service was very good with the warm welcoming staff. The food was very delicious and best in the test with best service. Morning breakfast also was very good with many options.

Thank Kashyap7716
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the food and the price was very pocket friendly.. the ambience next to the pool bar is a place to die for easy parking and friendly service providers. Near the city center and has a feeling of a country lodge very quite and serene.

Thank felix o
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sarova chain of hotels are renowned for being upmarket. Panafric is no different. The premises are maintained to a high standard, food is as expected (really good). Short of giving 5* rating as the bar service is painstakingly slow at evening peak time. When paying top dollar and service charge on top, there is an expectation of a premium service....

Thank Kittles30

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Spa
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Banquet Room
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Idyllically located 5 minutes' drive from the CBD and 18 km from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, amidst beautifully landscaped gardens in a quiet suburb of Nairobi, Sarova Panafric offers 162 rooms in a range of Superior, Executive, Club, Studio and Themed Suites - all recently refurbished and decorated in a contemporary vibrant African style. Once the watering hole for freedom fighters, spies and foreign correspondents, Flame Tree restaurant is named after the Flame Tree that holds pride of place in the gardens and offers leisurely meals. Sarova Panafric offers state-of-the-art banqueting and conferencing facilities with a range of meeting and function rooms equipped with the latest audio visual and WIFI equipment. To wind up the day, take a dip in the pool or go for a leisurely massage - or simply enjoy a cool drink to the soothing sounds of Africa's rhythm. And this hotel is centrally located, only a short 0.5 Km from Kenya's landmark 'Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC)', one of the most prominent events venues in Africa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sarova Panafric

Address: Along Valley Road, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Nairobi > Upper Hill Estate
Price Range: £117 - £178 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sarova Panafric 4*
Number of rooms: 162
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Also Known As:
Sarova Panafric Hotel Nairobi
Sarova Panafric Nairobi
Panafric Hotel Nairobi
Hotel Style:
#10 Business Hotel in Nairobi
#10 Spa Hotel in Nairobi
#15 Romantic Hotel in Nairobi
#16 Luxury Hotel in Nairobi
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“Ask for one of the new rooms.”
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