Sankara Nairobi, Autograph Collection

5 Woodvale GroveNairobi00606Kenya
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About Sankara Nairobi, Autograph Collection

Conveniently located just a short walk from Westgate Shopping Mall and the National Museum of Kenya, Sankara Nairobi is a luxury hotel with easy access to Jomo Kenyatta Airport.

All 165 rooms are equipped with air conditioning, climate control, coffee/tea maker, minibar, private bathroom with deep soaking bathtub, iPod docking station, free Wi-Fi, in-room safe, free bottled water, 32-inch LCD TV with premium channels, and a hairdryer.

Sankara Nairobi features an outdoor pool, a full-service spa, free Wi-Fi in public areas, health club, steam room, free self-parking, 24-hour front desk, business centre, a rooftop terrace, elevator, and tour/ticket assistance. Other amenities include laundry facilities and a designated smoking area.

A buffet breakfast is offered each morning for a surcharge. Onsite restaurants Artisan, Gallery, Champagne Bar, and Graze serve international dishes and refreshing drinks for guests. Room service is available.

Nearby attractions include the Sarit Centre and the University of Nairobi.


5 Woodvale Grove, Nairobi, 00606, Kenya
Telephone: +254(20)4208000 | Fax: +254(20)4208888 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour reception
  • Airport shuttle
  • Beach / Sun umbrellas
  • Bell service
  • Business center
  • Computer with internet
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Elevator
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Gym
  • Hotel bar
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Pets allowed
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • Washing machine
  • Wellness center / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Beauty salon
  • Body treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Massage
  • Sauna
  • Steam room


  • Accessible parking

For children

  • Child / Baby crib
  • Childcare / Babysitting

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Great rooftop bar

Many guests say that the hotel rooftop bar is fantastic, noting that the bar employees are friendly and attentive. Others appreciate the amazing views across Nairobi from the rooftop bar and say that the prices are budget friendly.

Relaxing spa

Most guests love the hotel full-service spa and say there are 7 treatment rooms, including spa facilities for couples. Others compliment on the hot stone massage, body scrubs, Thai massage, and aromatherapy treatments, commenting that the service is professional and that the spa is equipped with a spa tub.

Helpful staff

Many guests cite that hotel staff is friendly and say that the check-in at the front desk is smooth and fast. Others love that the maid service cleans the rooms daily and the reception employees often help guests with the luggage.

Negative Reviews

Slow Wi-Fi in rooms

Several guests point out that the free Wi-Fi in rooms is slow and disconnects often, noting that the Internet signal is weak in remote parts of the hotel. Others say that Internet speed is a bit faster at the front desk area.

Limited dining options

Some guests report that the hotel restaurants need renovation and the food is plain, commenting that the vegetarian menu is limited, and the restaurant employees could be more attentive. Others notice that the room service is slow and often mixes up the orders.

Poor air conditioning

Some guests feel that the air conditioning in rooms could be better, and say that it takes a lot of time to cool down the hotel room. Others point out that the gym closes early.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 499 reviews across the web
8.9 /10
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    8.6 /10
8.9 out of 10 based on 499 reviews