88.0% Based on 1249 reviews TripAdvisor traveller rating 4.5 out of 5

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in the heart of Nairobi awaits you at The Sarova Stanley. Within just a 10-minute stroll, you'll find Teleposta Towers and City Market. Highlights at this historic hotel include 3 restaurants, 2 bars/lounges, and a full-service spa.

All 214 soundproofed rooms feature LED TVs with satellite channels, and you can enjoy private pools, free WiFi, and coffee/tea makers. Minibars provide refreshments, and 24-hour room service makes dining in an option. Premium linens welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include soaking tubs and free toiletries. Additionally, free bottled water, safes, and desks are available.

A day of pampering can include massages and body wraps along with aromatherapy and Ayurvedic treatments. The restaurant, Pool Deck, is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. At the hotel's own poolside bar, you can stop for a drink. Enjoy the outdoor swimming pool, health club, and sauna as well as access to aerobics classes. 227 square feet (21 square metres) of event facilities include conference rooms, and other business amenities include a business centre. Plus you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café, and laundry facilities. There's also the convenience of self parking.

With a stay at this 5-star Nairobi hotel, you'll be 16.2 km (10.1 mi) from Moi International Sports Centre.

Club Room (Stanley)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room (Stanley)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Club Single Room (Stanley)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Single Room (Stanley)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Presidential Suite

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite (Heritage)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

88.0% of guests recommend out of 1249 reviews

Excellent 681
Good 422
Average 94
Poor 29
Terrible 23
Value <span>4.0</span> out of 5
Rooms <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Cleanliness <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Service <span>4.5</span> out of 5

Property Features

The Sarova Stanley offers its guests a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a health club. There are 3 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/cafΘ. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and A poolside bar. Public spaces have free WiFi. Business amenities include A business centre and meeting rooms. Event space at this hotel measures 227 square feet (21 square metres) and includes conference rooms. A sauna, spa services, and a terrace are also featured at the luxury The Sarova Stanley. Parking is available for a fee. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 5-star Nairobi hotel.

  • 1 building
  • 214 guestrooms or units
  • 8 levels
  • 3 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • 9 conference rooms
  • 227 sq ft of conference space
  • 21 sq. m of conference space
  • Built in 1902
  • Bar by the pool
  • Coffee shop
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Gift shop
  • On-site shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Free cots/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Nairobi (NBO-Jomo Kenyatta Intl.) (17.4 km / 10.8 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Sarova Stanley offers 214 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with private pools and minibars. Beds feature premium bedding. LED televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit with a deep soaking bath and complimentary toiletries. Nairobi's hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and safes. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. An iron/ironing board and hairdryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • Private pool
  • Deep soaking tub
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LED television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer available
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Pool Deck – This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Thai Chi – This restaurant specialises in Thai cuisine.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool, a health club and a sauna. The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Spa Services

The on-site spa has 2 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include massages, facials, body wraps and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and Ayurvedic.

  • Number of treatment rooms 2
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 10 PM

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at The Sarova Stanley

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No pets or service animals allowed
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • An early check-in fee will be charged
  • A late check-out fee will be charged

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Sarova Stanley Hotel Nairobi
  • Sarova Stanley Hotel
  • Sarova Stanley Nairobi
  • Sarova Stanley

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • To get to the property, guests need to transfer by required shuttle. Transfers need to be confirmed in advance by contacting the property at the number on the booking confirmation.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.