The Sarova Stanley

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Overview of The Sarova Stanley

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The Sarova Stanley

5.0 star property
Luxury hotel with full-service spa, connected to the convention center, near University of Nairobi

8.8/10 Fabulous

487 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
  • Air conditioning
The price is Rs 123
Price available on 15/07/2022
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Corner of Kenyatta Ave. and Kimathi St., Nairobi, 00100
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • 3 restaurants and 2 bars/lounges
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Health club
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Pool bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Business center
  • 9 meeting rooms
For families
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Nairobi Central
  • University of Nairobi - 10 min walk
  • City Hall - 1 min drive
  • City Market - 4 min drive
  • Jeevanjee Gardens - 4 min drive
  • Kenyatta Mausoleum - 1 min drive
  • Nairobi Railway Museum - 1 min drive
  • Kenya Railway Golf Club - 2 min drive
  • Uhuru Park - 8 min drive
  • Kenya National Theatre - 9 min drive
  • Nairobi Hospital - 9 min drive

Getting around

  • Nairobi (WIL-Wilson) - 15 min drive
  • Jomo Kenyatta Intl. Airport (NBO) - 21 min drive
  • Nairobi Station - 21 min drive
  • Syokimau Station - 23 min drive
  • Syokimau SGR Railway Station - 24 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

The Sarova Stanley

The Sarova Stanley is just 3.2 mi (5.2 km) from the airport and offers a shuttle (available 24 hours) for USD 30 per person one-way. You can visit the spa to be pampered with deep-tissue massages, body wraps, or aromatherapy, and Pool Deck Restaurant, one of 3 restaurants, serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Other highlights at this luxurious hotel include 2 bars/lounges, an outdoor pool, and a poolside bar. Fellow travelers like the pool and helpful staff.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Reservations are required for the use of certain onsite facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 212 rooms
  • Arranged over 8 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - midnight
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Guests must transfer to the property via required shuttle and must arrange the transfers by contacting the property before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • If you are planning to arrive after 2:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free secured onsite self parking
  • Free secured onsite valet parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas
  • No stag/bachelor or hen/bachelorette parties

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • 3 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Poolside bar
  • Coffee shop
  • Private dining
  • 24-hour room service
  • Snack bar/deli

What to do

  • Shopping
  • Golfing nearby

Working away

  • Business center
  • 9 meeting rooms
  • Conference space (2443 square feet)

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Pool umbrellas

Facilities

  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 1902
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Health club
  • An outdoor pool
  • Designer stores on site
  • Full-service spa
  • Sauna
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Well-lit path to entrance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Swahili

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Pillow menu
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
  • Free crib/infant bed

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Desk chair

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Spa

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Tulia Spa. Services include deep-tissue massages, Swedish massages, facials, and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and Ayurvedic.

The spa is open daily.

Dining

Pool Deck Restaurant - This poolside restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Thai Chi Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in Thai cuisine. Reservations are required. Open daily.
Thorn Tree Cafe - This café serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.
The Exchange Bar - Onsite bar. Open daily.

Awards and affiliations

The property is a member of Historic Hotels of the World.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 30 per person (one-way)
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Children & extra beds

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Rollaway beds are available for USD 40.0 per night
  • Airport shuttle service for children costs USD 15 (one-way)

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Reservations are required for massage services and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO).

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts credit cards and cash.

Also known as

Sarova Stanley
Sarova Stanley Hotel
Sarova Stanley Hotel Nairobi
Sarova Stanley Nairobi
Stanley Sarova
The Sarova Stanley Hotel
The Sarova Stanley Nairobi
The Sarova Stanley Hotel Nairobi

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

8.8

Fabulous

9.1/10

Cleanliness

9.1/10

Staff & service

8.7/10

Amenities

8.6/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.8/10

Eco-friendliness

8/10 Very good

Great piece of history and hotel in City Centre
Very nice hotel in city centre of Nairobi -I like the history of the place.... the Sarova Stanley has a total of 217 rooms as of 2015. Several of the suites and other rooms are named for dignitaries and other notable persons who have stayed in the hotel such as The Windsor penthouse suite, named for Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor; The Karen Blixen suite, named for Karen Blixen, author of Out of Africa; The Hemingway conference suite, named for author Ernest Hemingway, and The Churchill Ballroom, named for Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. The Stanley Presidential Suite, named for famed explorer Henry Morton Stanley, has been used by Namibian President Sam Nujoma.
Per, 3-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Wonderful hotel
Fantastic hotel and very friendly.
2-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Morrin, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

Definition of Basic
Quite basic, nothing special
Tolu, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

JEREMIA, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The stay was great, everyone was really friendly and professional. I liked how the main floor restaurant was open 24hrs a day and late staff member Brown was very accommodating to my late night food carvings
Peng, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Very nice place to stay
1233, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Barbara, 18-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

For anyone wanting to have the best experience in the cbd this is the place to be, the staff are super nice, kind, very efficient and are ready to jump in to solve any problems you may have at a flip if a second, I would highly recommend this place. The hygiene is top notch during this pandemic and room service is superb, really enjoyed my stay here.
Julius, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

I enjoyed the stay. Everything was safe regarding security and Covid precautions. Staff was friendly and went out of their way to assist guests.
Tara, 2-night trip
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