Sankara hotel Nairobi opened its doors in 2010. This luxury hotel in Nairobi is in the busy central Nairobi suburb of Westlands. Sankara Hotel has 156 guest rooms. This Nairobi hotels main clientele the business-traveler market. The hotel stands on a modest-sized piece of land. This was formerly part of the neighboring Jacaranda Hotel grounds. Sankara Hotel’s location is not far away from the city centre, an easy start for a Kenya luxury safari. It is also not so close enough for you to notice the hustle and bustle of the city.
Sankara Hotel Nairobi combines international 5-star standards with personalized service . You will enjoy authentic new African flavor. There is tranquility in Sankara hotel's spacious rooms. The hotel has stunning rooftop pool and world-class spa. This creates the ideal environment for guests to relax and unwind. They have a tempting choice of dining areas and carefully designed meeting spaces
Sankara Hotel in Nairobi is on a quiet lane that has big old trees. This is barely 100 m from one of Nairobi’s busiest roundabouts. Despite this location, once inside the lobby you’re not aware of the traffic. The front of the Sankara Hotel has a vehicle security lane. This has a pop-up barrier where both guests and staff go through. This assures one of the highest security standards here.
Accommodation at Sankara Hotel Nairobi
Sankara Hotel Nairobi is the new Nairobi 5 star hotel situated on Woodvale Grove in Westlands. This is next to Deloitte and opposite the Sarit Centre. The hotel features 156 generously proportioned guestrooms. The rooms are in a timeless modern style. Sankara Nairobi’s rooms are designed as a haven of serenity and efficiency.
Superior Rooms are spacious and bright with floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows. They are equipped with all the latest facilities and amenities. Contemporary in design, a key feature of the rooms is the glass partition. This is between the bedroom and bathroom.
Guests booking these rooms have exclusive access to our luxury seventh floor Sankara Lounge. This includes complimentary gourmet breakfast. It a dedicated area for work and relaxation. It has two state-of-the-art boardrooms, express check-in and checkout and complimentary food and beverages.
Sankara Executive Room
The 11 Sankara rooms showcase the ever evolving, vibrant and urban vibe of Nairobi city. These rooms are a mix of a unique intimate chic design. It combines with a dose of elegance with walnut wooden walls. You got marble bathrooms flooded with natural light. The guest rooms feature a king bed, wardrobe, luggage rack, desk and flat screen smart TVs. You have a view overlooking Nairobi’s commercial and entertainment hub, Westlands.
They are prominently situated at corner sections of the hotel floor. The seven Junior suites enjoy large panoramic windows offering extensive views over the city. Contemporary in design, these suites are decorated to the highest standards in natural tones. They come with rich silks, wood, leather and modern African fabrics.
Executive suites have access to Club Lounge with its spectacular sky view of Nairobi. It has a range of exclusive services which include complimentary gourmet breakfast. Its dedicated areas for work and relaxation. There are two state-of-the-art boardrooms, express check-in and check-out and complimentary food and beverages.
The one of a kind Presidential Suite will fuel your imagination. It is a heightened reflection of Sankara’s personality. The room os woven in the fabric of a modern design aesthetic and contemporary style.
Restaurants and Bars at Sankara Hotel Nairobi
The most ‘central’ part of the hotel is the first floor. You will find the Artisan restaurant and the open-kitchen fusion/curry/noodle bar Muhibbah. This is alongside nice crafts gallery, the Sankara Boutique. Here you will find some well-chosen pieces sourced from local communities. The Artisan restaurant has an open-air terrace. This is along the back of the hotel and overlooks the Jacaranda’s garden. The restaurant’s tables lay along the front side of the hotel. They are facing Westlands from behind well-soundproofed glass.
Sarabi Rooftop Bar
It has sweeping views over the Nairobi skyline. The rooftop Sarabi Rooftop Bar is the city’s premier place to meet, eat and enjoy. By day, the open-air pool deck provides a great escape from the buzz of the city. You can enjoy a healthy juices and light revitalizing cuisine here.
It has an emphasis on tapas-style shared plates. The al fresco lounge creates an unforgettable social experience. Catch up and unwind with friends or colleagues here. You can treat yourself to one of the signature cocktails that the bar is famous for. They are handcrafted by our award-winning mixologists.
The Champagne Bar
Located on the seventh floor, The Champagne Bar is a place to relax, indulge and watch the world go by. The selected beverage list is comprised of champagnes. There are champagne cocktails and an extensive array of the finest single malt whiskies.
If you are looking for a relaxing glass of champagne in the early evening, this is it. You get to indulge in a late nightcap, The Champagne Bar is designed to oblige.
The latest exciting addition to Sankara Nairobi is the Parisienne themed Opera Patisserie. It tells a story of a unique and sophisticated sensory experience. This is for the ultimate dessert lover. Located on the First Floor and identified by it’s stylish design.
Prepared daily by French pastry chef to take away or enjoy in the serene ambiance. They are the perfect accompaniment to a quick cup or a relaxed get together. Diners may also choose from a range of fresh juices and smoothies.
Opera can also prepare a range of cakes for special occasions.
Sankara Nairobi's signature restaurant, Graze, is designed to indulge your inner gourmand. Graze is a modern take on the New York-style steakhouse. It offers aged beef, succulent seafood and indulgent desserts. This is paired to perfection with eclectic wines and whiskies. The drinks are from some of the finest producers in the world.
Since opening, the restaurant has gained a reputation as the best steakhouse in Nairobi. Graze is also the reigning World Luxury Restaurant Awards Continent winner. This is in the Luxury Steakhouse/Grill category. Due to its popularity among hotel guests and locals, dinner reservations are recommended.
It is on the hotel’s first floor and showcases the finest global cuisine. It comes with a live show kitchen and an outdoor terrace. The culinary philosophy here revolves around fresh, seasonal and organic produce. These served in an authentic yet contemporary presentation. Each dish revealing the chef’s personal touch.
Come together and bring the weekend to a delightful close. This is with Artisan’s sumptuous Sunday Brunch . Enjoy unlimited non-alcoholic cocktails and an plenty of savory delights. Live mixed Sunday tunes topped with delectable desserts.
Sankara Nairobi's stylish and elegant wine bar offers an intimate space. At the Gallery, you get to unwind and get together with friends. By day, it is also perfect for small business meetings or working in peace and quiet.
Enjoy gourmet savoury bites and irresistible cheese platters. They are served with an extensive selection of loose leaf teas and herbal infusions. As an added indulgence, why not treat yourself to a glass of perfectly chilled champagne?
Conferencing at the Sankara Hotel Nairobi
Sankara Nairobi’s meeting facilities have been purposely designed with functionality in mind. They have a capacity 200 people that can be adjusted into mid-sized rooms for 30-60 guests. The state-of-the art meeting rooms are in-built with the latest AV technology. They got wireless internet.
Sankara Nairobi hotel are one of Nairobi’s premier conference, wedding and event venues.
Sankara Nairobi means business and we enable our guests to get things done. There is more than 250 square metres of multi-functional event facilities. This is in an excellent location at the heart of Westlands. Sankara offer the most exclusive and convenient venues for corporate gatherings in Nairobi.
The three Woodvale Ballrooms, together catering up to 220 guests. They are furnished to the highest standards. The rooms come with wenge wood, Italian marble and plush carpeting. Accented by original pieces of modern African artwork, the spaces have a contemporary ambiance. There is natural light from the floor-to-ceiling glass windows. You got an outdoor terrace perfect for breakouts, create a relaxed and open atmosphere.
The contemporary elegance of the Sankara Nairobi hotel provides the perfect setting. This is for memorable private events. From intimate cocktails and exclusive parties to fashion shows. Sankara has the experience, creativity and venues to host signature gatherings.
Beside the first floor Woodvale Ballrooms, which can be personalized and decorated. This is to your specific needs, Sankara Nairobi offers 600 square metres of lush garden space. It can accommodate a diverse host of events from product launches. You may have exhibitions to charity dinners and social gatherings.
Each special event we host is a fully tailored affair, designed to meet your specific needs and style. From catering cuisine and venue décor to audiovisual setups. The only limit is your imagination.
All function venues at Sankara Nairobi are equipped with the latest technology. they include complimentary high-speed Internet access and state-of-the art built-in audio-visual equipment. There is an adjacent private boardroom and business centre. All this is to ensure that all your business needs are met.
Cancellation / Prepayment
PAYMENT & RESERVATIONS POLICY
Reservation and confirmation of a room at Sankara Hotel Nairobi has requirements. Clients are required to pay 50% down payment for the requested services. The balance will be required at least 14 days prior to your date of arrival.
African Safari Tour will hold a reservation for up to seven days at a client's request. This is to allow the client time to send a deposit payment. This is if Sankara Hotel Nairobi booking are over a month prior to the service. This must be received before we can confirm your booking. If confirmation is not received within the seven days all blocked rooms at Sankara Hotel Nairobi will be automatically released for re-sale. The full amount of the service must be made within 14 days of date of arrival at Sankara Hotel Nairobi. As for bookings within a month of service, full payment shall be requested for. This will be required before confirmation of Sankara Hotel Nairobi is undertaken.
All cancellations must be received in writing. This will take effect from the date received by African Safari Tour. The following cancellation charges will apply.
More than 56 days before departure: No cancellation fee
56-49 days before departure: 25%
48-29 days before departure: 35%
28-0 days before departure: 100%
The non-issuing of an invoice or non-payment of deposit will not exempt passengers from these cancellation and administration fees. We regret we can make no exception to the charges and strongly recommend that insurance is taken out to cover cancellation fees. These cancellation charges can vary subject to the trading terms of our suppliers.
Children and extra beds
Children older than 2 years are welcome at Sankara Hotel Nairobi. One child from 2 to 11.9 years is charged 50 % of the room stay per night and person in an extra bed.
The maximum number of extra beds for children in a room is 2.
Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Accepted credit cards
Visa Card, MasterCard, American Express