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4.0 out of 5

"Lovely restored hotel with the biggest and warmest swimming pool I've ever been in. Armed guards on every floor keep the hotel very safe. " More

By a verified traveler on Mon 08 May 2006

Hotel Description

5-star luxury hotel near University of Nairobi, connected to a shopping center

Central Nairobi getaway

Within a 10-minute walk of this Nairobi Central Business District hotel, you'll find University of Nairobi and Teleposta Towers. City Market and City Hall are also within half a mile (1 km).

Poolside dining

A full-service spa, 3 restaurants, and an outdoor pool are all featured at this luxury hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 9 conference rooms, business center, and airport shuttle. Relax with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges and enjoy free perks like valet parking and WiFi in public areas.

Private pools, free WiFi

The 214 soundproofed guestrooms offer free WiFi and 24-hour room service. Other amenities include private pools, deep soaking bathtubs, and LED TVs with satellite channels.

Heritage Suite

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Stanley Club Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Stanley Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Stanley Twin Room

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Stanley Premium Club Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

The Sarova Stanley ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

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Guest reviews for The Sarova Stanley

4 out of 5

Stanley Hotel

Lovely restored hotel with the biggest and warmest swimming pool I've ever been in. Armed guards on every floor keep the hotel very safe.

Posted by on May 8, 2006

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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, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 2 bars/lounges and a poolside bar. Public spaces have free WiFi. You'll find a business center on site. Event space at this hotel measures 227 square feet (21 square meters) and includes a conference center. A sauna, spa services, and a terrace are also featured at the luxury The Sarova Stanley. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Free self parking and valet parking are available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Victorian Nairobi hotel.

  • 1 building
  • 214 guestrooms or units
  • 8 levels
  • 3 dining venues
  • 2 bars or lounges
  • 227 sq ft of conference space
  • 21 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1902
  • Bar by the pool
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • 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
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking , Free valet parking , Free parking nearby

Transport

  • Airport: Jomo Kenyatta Intl. Airport (NBO) (17.1 km / 10.6 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free valet parking and self parking

Room Amenities

The Sarova Stanley offers 214 air-conditioned accommodations with private pools and laptop-compatible safes. Beds feature premium bedding. LED televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with deep soaking bathtubs and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Irons/ironing boards and hair dryers can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Private pool
  • Deep soaking tub
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LED television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Hair dryer available
  • Laptop safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

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.

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
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Spa Services

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.

  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 2:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Guests arriving after 2:00 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

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)!

Pet Policy

  • 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, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. 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).

  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation might be required for some facilities onsite
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Fees

Optional extras

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

  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 30 per person (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: USD 15 (one-way)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

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

Hotel Names

  • 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

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.
  • The Sarova Stanley offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • 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 Historic Hotels of the World.

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.