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Nairobi, Kenya
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20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I was happy to stay in the cottage over the weekend with all good expectations.Service was at its best when checking in and out.The rooms are clean and functional with most things in the correct order.

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Thank Brian M
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5 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the best place to lay a head on. good serene environment where you able to get a good view of Mount Kenya. Accommodation there is just superb and the staffs there are so welcoming and hospitable. Its just a few meters from Nayuki Town

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Thank James G
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122 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for dinner and drinks. The bar was somewhat old fashioned, but the staff friendly and efficient. A roaring log fire at the bar give a nice ambience. The bar food was average but the service excellent. The night club called Pirates was on the next floor up and was straight from the late 70's. all in all not... More 

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Thank The_Somerton_Badger
Hamar, Norway
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20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Friendly and good service. Centrally located next ti Nanyuki Sports Club, an old english country club, now run by Kenyans.. Just a short kilometer to town,with all facilities available both for tourists and locals.

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Thank Dieset
Sportsmans Arms H, IT / Marketing Suppport at The Sportsman's Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Good morning Dieset, We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to hosting you in the near future. Have a good day - James M. More 

Nairobi Region, Kenya
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I stayed at the Sportsman's Arms for a business trip. With a limited accommodation budget, I did not expect the accommodations to be luxurious. However, the room I had was enough to have me raising my eyebrows. The room had wallpaper that had peeled showing holes in the wall. I can easily believe, from the level of dirt on the... More 

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2 Thank Maria N N
Sportsmans Arms H, IT / Marketing Support at The Sportsman's Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Good morning Maria, Trust you are well. We apologize for any inconveniences faced during your visit to the hotel. Kindly be assured that the management is currently running a project to refurbish all its old facilities to ensure uniform comfort for all its clients. We look forward to hosting you in the near future and hope that you will enjoy... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Disgraceful service, the staff are rude all they care about is money, we got charged 500ksh to go to there pool and when we got in there was a full swimming club in there, with people spitting in the pool. Food is delayed, they never have change so always take off with your money for a few hours. Dirty place... More 

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1 Thank Stefany M
Sportsmans Arms H, IT / Marketing Support at The Sportsman's Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Good morning Stefany, We really apologize for any inconveniences faced during your visit to the hotel. The management has reviewed your feedback and effort will be put towards ensuring that you enjoy your stay in future. We are again sorry and look forward to hosting you in the near future. Thank you for your feedback and have a good day... More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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23 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

I had a speaking engagement here and found the accommodation (near the swimming pool) satisfactory, food - above average, though limited in terms of options, service and hospitality excellent, and staff friendly! Very neat pubs and night club. Clean swimming pool. I did not have the opportunity to visit the sports club.

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1 Thank MugambiEric
Sportsmans Arms H, IT / Marketing support at The Sportsman's Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Good morning Mugambi, We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to hosting you in the near future. Have a good day and thank you for your feedback - James M. More 

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49 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I am a current pool/gym membership holder. I go to the pool most days and am greeted by the very nice pool staff who couldn't be more helpful. They really do make each and every visit pleasant. I haven't stayed at this hotel so am unable to comment. However, the food and drinks around the pool are very reasonable and... More 

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1 Thank Hannah B
Sportsmans Arms H, Front Office Manager at The Sportsman's Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Hannah B, Thank you for your positive comments. I am so glad to hear that you enjoy every visit at our hotel. I sure will be passing the complement to the Fitness Department and Food Production. We are looking forward to having you over again and again. Regards, RG More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 September 2016

this is the place to meet very different kinds of people and i enjoy every time i hang around there.The view of Mt Kenya is spectacular and the services delivered were okay. I am sure to visit more and more.

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1 Thank emkogi
Sportsmans Arms H, Front Office Manager at The Sportsman's Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Emkogi, Thank you for your positive comments. I am so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are looking forward to having you over again and again. Regards, RG More 

Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

I must say this was a trying stay , It tested every part of our patience as a family So we checked in 23rd Morning and were shown the cottages available. We quickly settled in after we checked in . @ the swimming pool we were advised to order towels from the room. We did but they didnt come so... More 

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3 Thank ShiruKinuthia
Sportsmans Arms H, Front Office Manager at The Sportsman's Arms Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Shiru K, Thank you for your review and for choosing our hotel. Let me express my most sincere apology for the disappointing service you experienced at the hotel. This is far from the world class service we endevor to give all our guests. I have noted all the area of concern from the review and will be following up... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about The Sportsman's Arms Hotel

Address: P.O. Box 3, Nanyuki Town, Nanyuki Municipality 10400, Kenya
Region: Kenya > Rift Valley Province > Laikipia County > Nanyuki Municipality > Nanyuki Town
Number of rooms: 23
Also Known As:
The Sportsman's Arms Hotel Kenya/Nanyuki Town
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“corner suites are large”
 of 5 bubbles P363ZSjamesg, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you ask for the new block and check out the room first!”
 of 5 bubbles niinjega, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“best view of Mt kenya”
 of 5 bubbles emkogi, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the new building are awesome, you won't regret.”
 of 5 bubbles hillarykorir, 30 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one away from the restaurant / clubs. We heard they can get loud.”
 of 5 bubbles 749jimf, 28 May 2016 | Read review
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