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  • Location: Kenya, Nairobi
  • Type of Accommodation: Hotel
  • Comfort Level: Luxury


Warm hospitality, modern East African art and a contemporary style make the Sankara Nairobi one of the most sophisticated hotels in Kenya's capital. Its spacious rooms boast luxurious features while the chic rooftop patio and pool offer a tranquil retreat to escape to after a busy day on the go.

 Sankara's world-class restaurants will satisfy your gastronomic appetite with local and international dishes while the hotel’s Champagne Bar, set on the seventh floor, offers grand views along with eclectic cocktails and smooth whiskies from around the world. Order your favourite drink and watch as the night sky darkens over the capital, bringing a memorable day in Nairobi to an end.

With a wide range of restaurants, shops and attractions nearby, the hotel is located in an ideal spot to explore Kenya's biggest city. Start your game viewing experience in Nairobi National Park or learn about the author of 'Out of Africa' at the Karen Blixen Museum. The highly recommended Giraffe Centre and Daphne Sheldrick elephant orphanage and wildlife sanctuary also lie close by.

Recent accolades & press

  •  Tripadvisor - Travelers' Choice Awards 2013 - Top 25 Hotels in Kenya - Number 8


  • Located in an upmarket suburb
  • Close to all major attractions
  • Superb range of facilities
  • Award-winning restaurants
  • Perfect for an overnight stay

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Coffee is both a Kenyan specialty and key ingredient in the Angsana Spa’s unique Coffee Delight treatment. This sophisticated spa is a first for the Banyan Tree Group in East Africa and offers a combination of Eastern and Western health and wellness techniques, employing natural ingredients to leave you revitalised and refreshed. Guests can also enjoy views over the hotel's gardens from the treadmills and exercise bikes in Sankara’s fully-equipped gym and round off their workout with a relaxing steam bath or sauna.

High up on the seventh floor, the Club Lounge not only has breathtaking views but is also a sanctuary of peace and tranquillity for guests staying in the suites and club rooms. This is the perfect venue to check your emails, read one of the daily international papers and enjoy the Club’s gourmet breakfast, served by your personal butler. 

Also on the seventh floor, the hand-carved, Marc Van Rampelberg-designed Champagne Bar presents a lavish menu of champagnes, cocktails and whiskies to satisfy the most discerning palate. The bar's opulent furnishings create the perfect setting for admiring the views over night-time Nairobi.

 Alternatively, you might simply want to indulge in a little sun worship beside the rooftop swimming pool. Choose a comfortable lounger and soak up the stunning views over the surrounding suburbs.  

General Facilities

    Babysitting service available
    Internet facilities
    Secure Parking
    Swimming Pool
    Wi-fi available


Any of Sankara's four restaurants will delight the gourmet, thanks to the fresh local produce and ingredients sourced by the hotel’s world-class chefs. The dining experience at Sankara is noted as one of the best in the capital and the options are many: enjoy stunning views from the Supper Club, choose favourite delicacies from the urban-chic delicatessen, or throw on a dinner jacket for an evening of sophisticated dining at its best.

The rooftop Sarabi Pool and Supper Club offers a panoramic setting to relax and enjoy breathtaking views of Nairobi whether over lunch or evening dinner. Open early, Sarabi offers light meals and fresh juices for breakfast and lunch while the dinner menu showcases the club’s Japanese robatayaki grill and tapas-style dishes.

Featuring two walls of wine and a gourmet patisserie display, The Gallery will not disappoint. Boasting a Wine Spectator's Certificate of Excellence, the first of its kind in East Africa, this delicatessen is open all day and offers an excellent location to relax and enjoy light deli cuisine accompanied by a glass of spectacular wine.

Chefs at Artisan create a variety of international dishes, each made with fresh, seasonal ingredients and personal touches. This deli-style restaurant offers three meals daily in a casual yet stylish atmosphere.

There's a warm and inviting setting to Muhibbah, drawing you in with its colourful and aromatic South East Asian dishes, created in the restaurant's vibrant open kitchen.

Superior Room

You are assured of a good night’s sleep in the king-size bed of your Superior Room while contemporary interiors and amenities guarantee further comfort and style. Complementing the spacious room, the marble en suite bathroom includes a rain-shower and separate bath. Luxurious touches range from a flat-screen TV to complimentary high-speed internet and even a selection of pillows from the room menu. 

Superior Room AMENITIES

    En-suite bath and shower
    Internet facility
    iPod docking station
    Mini Bar
    Tea & coffee-making facilities
    Wi-fi available in room


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  • dates rates from board basis
  • 01 Nov 2014 - 15 Dec 2014 $165 Bed & Breakfast

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please note, additional room types are also available. Request a quote for rate detail

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply
  • Rates may be different for different room types
  • The most competitive rates for accommodation are available in our tailored packages

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Liesel van Zyl

Liesel van Zyl

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"A contemporary city hotel with all the right facilities to keep you entertained, plus it's close to the international airports."



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