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Reviewed 31 August 2013

Heron Hotel is one of the most upscale hotels in Nairobi. It is located at a convenient distance from both the airport and from the shopping district. The staff was very courteous, friendly and helpful. The room was clean, spacious and comfortable. We were here for a couple of nights before moving to Masai Mara and we loved every moment of it. The food at the restaurant was amazing. I was looking for Indian food for lunch and I had the best tasting Dal Tadka here. The hotel is secure and is highly recommended for everyone.

  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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sanjeev t, General Manager at The Heron Portico, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2013

Dear Guest,

Thank you for writing about us.

We take pride in the fact that we stand out as a hotel when it comes to making guests feel at home. Your positive sentiments are a testimony to the fact that we are successful in doing so.

We thank you again for your feedback and hope to see you again on your next visit to Nairobi.

Warm Regards

Sanjeev Tiwari

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Reviewed 19 August 2013

We Centum Learning Limited - India used to book this hotel for our all employees including senior Level stay. We are VERY happy with the Fast response of front Office Manager "David Mwaniki" he alwasy responds to our calls and mail without seeing time and day or night And even our employees whosoever stayed at Heron is is Highly satisfied with the Hotel Atmosphere as well as with the Front office Manager "David Mwaniki", They always say "he is a best and most Helpful guy in Hotel, His way of talking, way of managing things, way of attending peoples is very much appreciable. We always got on time Airport Transfers as well and We also very much appreciates Mr. David Mwaniki because of his understanding nature and His response which is VERY VERY NICE

We are VERY VERY Happy with this HOTEL

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled on business
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Thank GauravBhutani
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sanjeev t, General Manager at The Heron Portico, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2013

Dear Guest,

This is by far the most pleasant feedback that we have ever received. Thank you for sparing time to do so !

Your thoughts have been shared with the entire team at the hotel. This has gone a long way to ensure that the team stays positive and motivated to take service levels to a new level.

We look forward to your continuous support.

Warm Regards
Sanjeev Tiwari

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Reviewed 13 August 2013

The location of the hotel is superb as it is not far from the city center - walking distance. It is also very quiet and feels secure. Our room was clean, spacious and even had a kitchenette. The staff were friendly and helpful. The food was very good although the restaurant can be very cold as the windows are constantly left open even at 6.45 a.m. The hotel was worth every penny and we would definitely stay there again.

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 7 August 2013 via mobile

Stayed here before commencing an overland tour. I appreciated the clean room, great food, friendly staff and a reasonable pool area... Is quite expensive compared to other options but for a little bit of luxury it was worth it.

  • Stayed: July 2013
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Thank Gareth C
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sanjeev t, General Manager at The Heron Portico, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2013

Dear Esteemed Guest,

Greetings from The Heron Portico!

We thank you for choosing The Heron Portico as your preferred hotel in Nairobi and our endeavor is to provide all our guests a memorable experience.

We are pleased to know that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay at our Hotel. The entire team feels encouraged by your kind words of appreciation.

We once again take this opportunity to thank you for your valuable feedback and look forward to welcome you to The Heron Portico in the near future.

Regards

Sanjeev Tiwari
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Reviewed 6 August 2013

This hotel is quiet, clean and I was amazed at how friendly the staff here was. They went out of their way to make us confortable and happy in all possible occasions. The food at the restaurant was amazing, and very fair prices. I highly recommend it.

Room Tip: The avenue on the front is quite busy, so pick rooms on the back of the hotel, which are quieter.
  • Stayed: January 2013, travelled with friends
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sanjeev t, General Manager at The Heron Portico, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2013

Dear Guest,

Thank you for choosing to stay at The Heron Portico ,Nairobi and for sharing detailed feedback of your stay through TripAdvisor.

We are very happy to learn that you had an enjoyable experience at our hotel and that our services and facilities exceeded your expectations.

Our team members are very motivated when we receive such feedback. It encourages them to continue making an effort towards newer heights of excellence.

Thank you for recommending The Heron Portico, Nairobi.

We look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back.

Warm Regards
Sanjeev Tiwari

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