Sankara Nairobi, luxury hotel in Nairobi, combines international five-star standards with personal service and the authentic flavor of the new Africa.

The tranquility of our spacious rooms, stunning rooftop pool and world-class spa create the ideal environment at our Nairobi accommodation for guests to relax and unwind… while our tempting choice of dining areas and carefully designed meeting spaces puts us at the centre of Nairobi’s vibrant social and business life.

Sankara Nairobi combines contemporary style with signature regional references. Genuine works of modern East African art can be found throughout our luxury 5 star Nairobi hotel. Designed to create a genuine sense of place it offers our guests an emotional connection to our culture and is certain to delight.

Sankara Nairobi is all about five star services: well thought out, proactive service that you might not even notice. Experience the highest quality service at our modern spa and gym, restaurant, meeting and event spaces.

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Sankara Nairobi’s award-winning Angsana Spa has been brought to East Africa for the first time by the world-famous Banyan Tree Group. With an emphasis on natural ingredients, the spa fuses eastern and western techniques to offer luxury treatments that will leave you refreshed and reinvigorated.

Angsana Spa Sankara Nairobi offers spa services daily from 8am to 9pm.

Fitness Center

Whether you’re simply unwinding after a busy day or keen to keep your fitness up while you’re away from home, Sankara Nairobi gives you options.

Choose from our Gym, fully equipped with the latest technology by Technogym, our elegant Turkish Steam or soothing Sauna.

During the day, you can also cool off with a swim in our rooftop lap pool.

Business Services

Business center
24 hour business services
Audio-visual equipment
Cell phone rechargers
Computers – Mac and PC
(in Business Center)
Secretarial service
Complimentary internet

Meetings and Events

Sankara means business: and we enable our guests to get things done.

Host meetings and events in Sankara Nairobi, the 5 star hotel located in Westlands, the city centre of Nairobi. Our experienced professional team will assist you with the events you are planning, from private celebrations, to corporate events.

With more than 250 square metres of multi-functional, event space on the ground floor, we can personalize and decorate the meeting areas to your specific needs – from small-size private events to larger conferences. Spaces are equipped with the latest technology. Internet access is complimentary, and the audio-visual equipment is built in.

The Woodvale rooms are furnished to the highest standards with wenge wood, Italian marble and plush carpeting. Accented by original pieces of modern African artwork, the space has a contemporary yet warm touch. Natural light from the floor-to-ceiling glass windows and an outdoor terrace create a relaxed and open atmosphere.

But, beyond the state-of-the-art facilities of our hotel, is our personal attention that meets the qualified services according to the 5 star standards. Our food and beverage offer comes with imagination as well as delight. We don’t have off-the-shelf packages. Our event planning is always tailored to what our customers require, and we make sure that they get whatever they want, because nothing is too much trouble.


Sankara Nairobi hotel rooms and luxury suites: somewhere to sleep; somewhere to dream; somewhere to work and somewhere to enjoy.

Spacious Luxury rooms and suites at Sankara Nairobi are bathed in natural light. The contemporary interior design, in-room facilities and luxury amenities provide the highest level of comfort. Whichever room you choose at Sankara Nairobi hotel, you will be able to enjoy a flat screen TV with surround sound and a ‘Plug and Play’ panel that allows for the seamless connection of your technological devices.

Your audiovisual experience can be controlled from the comfort of your king-sized bed where your head will rest on a pillow you’ve chosen from a menu of options. Marble bathroom is fitted with a walk-in rain shower and separate bath.

Sankara Nairobi is an ideal hotel in Nairobi not only for leisure travellers but also for business travellers: ergonomic desk chair in room and complimentary high-speed internet access with full business services let you stay connected.

All rooms have the following services and amenities:
Floor to ceiling panoramic windows
Large desk and ergonomic chair
Plug & Play Panel (panel allows for seamless connection of audiovisual and technological devices to the TV)
LCD flat screen TV, DVD player and surround sound
iPod docking stations and speakers (on request)
Complimentary high-speed wired and wireless internet access
All news cable network as well as international TV and movie channels.
Atmospheric control panel for temperature
Down duvets and a pillow selection is available on request
Daily turn down service
Complimentary daily shoe polishing
Marble bathrooms with separate glass-walled showers and bathtub
Superior toiletries
Personal bar
Complimentary tea and coffee making facilities with organic Kenyan Coffee and Tea
In-room safety deposit box

Superior Rooms

Superior rooms are spacious and bright with floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows. They are fully equipped with all of the latest facilities and amenities. Contemporary in design, a key feature is the glass partition between the bedroom and bathroom.

Superior rooms are 32m2 in size, with the option of a king size or twin beds. Furnished with lounge chair, coffee table as well as ergonomic chair and desk.

Deluxe Rooms

Elegantly furnished in warm tones, deluxe rooms are immaculately presented with a residential feel.

Deluxe rooms are 34m2 in size, with king beds. Furnished with lounge chair and foot stool, coffee table as well as ergonomic chair and desk.

There is also a special needs deluxe room.

Junior Suites

Prominently situated at corner sections of the hotel floor, our seven junior suites benefit from large panoramic windows offering extensive views over the city.

Some of these suites have an open plan layout with a glass partition for easy interaction between living, sleeping and bathroom space. Whilst others offer a more private setting. Contemporary in design and decorated to the highest standards in warm tones with rich silks, wood, leather and modern African fabrics.

The suites have direct access to the Club Lounge which offers variety of exclusive services including a range of butler services.

Junior suites are 44m2 in size, with king beds. Furnished with a generous sitting area, coffee table, ergonomic chair and desk.

Executive Suites

Both of our Executive suites are fully partitioned with a private bedroom and separate lounge area. This includes a four seater dining table and conference table, sofa, easy chair and bar. There is glass partitioning between the bedroom and bathroom, together with a dressing area containing a free standing bathtub, and a separate guest washroom.

An interconnecting door to an adjacent superior room allows for conversion into a two bedroom suite.

Both suites have direct access to the Club Lounge with its spectacular sky view of Nairobi, and range of exclusive services.

Club Rooms

Ranging from 32m2 – 34m2, our superior and deluxe rooms located on the club floor offer enhanced services and amenities.

Guests booking our club rooms and suites have exclusive access to our luxury seventh floor club lounge and a range of butler services.

Gastronomy & Bar

5 star Sankara Nairobi Hotel offers modern dining at its best with the freshest flavours of locally-sourced produce served in surroundings of distinctive contemporary design.

The restaurants and bars at luxury Sankara Nairobi hotel; Artisan, Muhibbah, The Gallery, Sarabi pool & Supper club are the best fine dining and drinking venues in Nairobi.

We know the local farmers and the fishermen who provide us with the finest ingredients that Kenya has to offer, which are crafted by our world-class chefs into cuisine of the highest quality. Meet the highest standard of local contemporary Kenyan gastronomy and relax in style.

From the theatre of an open kitchen to intimate spaces for private celebrations, corporate events, informal meetings or occasions just for fun, we provide the best venues and memorable experiences for our guests.

Sankara Nairobi dining, an experience to savour.


Artisan offers the best of global cuisine. Its philosophy revolves around fresh, seasonal and organic produce served in an authentic yet contemporary way, each dish revealing the chef’s personal touch.

Designed to create a relaxed yet sophisticated atmosphere, distinctive spaces allow interaction or intimacy – from the delightful outdoor terrace to the private dining room that seats up to 20.

Hours: 6am – 11pm
Dress code: Smart casual


Muhibbah recreates the relaxed spirit and energy of the streets of South East Asia. Its setting, among rich tones and warm wood paneling, is designed to seduce the senses.

The aromatic flavors of the food and the bustling sounds of the open kitchen create a memorably authentic experience.

Hours: 12pm – 11pm daily

Dress code: casual

The Gallery

Sankara Nairobi’s stylish delicatessen and wine bar offers an intimate space in which to unwind, at anytime of the day or evening.

The Gallery is a visual experience, with its two spectacular wine walls and gourmet patisserie displays. It features an extensive wine menu and light deli cuisine, that is sure to delight.

Hours: 6am – 1am

Dress code : Smart Casual

In keeping with its dedication to the wine experience, The Gallery has been awarded the Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence 2011. The annual Wine Spectator Restaurant Wine List Awards recognise restaurants and bars across the world whose wine list offer appealing selections, are appropriate for their concept and entice a wide range of wine lovers.

This is the first time a restaurant of bar in Eastern Africa has been awarded the title.

Sarabi Pool & Supper Club

With sweeping views over the Nairobi skyline, Sankara’s Sarabi Pool & Supper Club is the premier place to meet, eat and enjoy.

By day the open air pool deck provides a haven from the buzz of the city, serving healthy juices, tisanes and light revitalizing cuisine.

As night falls Sarabi Supper Club creates an ambiance of chic relaxation. With an emphasis on tapas-style shared plates from the robatayaki grill and an eclectic cocktail menu, the al fresco lounge creates an unforgettable social experience.

Hours: 7am – 1am (Weather permitting)

Dress code: Smart casual

Champagne Bar

Located on the seventh floor, The Champagne Bar is somewhere to relax, indulge and watch the world go by. Our carefully selected beverage list is comprised of champagnes, champagne cocktails and an extensive array of the finest single malt whiskies.

Take in the skyline views with a seat at the bespoke, hand carved Marc Van Rampelberg palm wood bar; or feel at ease at the plush low–level lounge seating.

Whether you’re looking for a relaxing glass of champagne in the early evening or indulging in a late nightcap, The Champagne Bar is designed to oblige.
Hours: 6pm – 1am
Dress: code Smart

Club Lounge

First-class comfort, five-star service and a stunning seventh-floor location. Sankara’s luxury Club Lounge offers priceless views over Nairobi, as well as a wide range of benefits available exclusively to Sankara Nairobi hotel guests booking our club rooms and suites. These include a range of personal butler services, state-of-the-art boardrooms, as well as dedicated zones for work and relaxation.



Woodvale Grove, Westlands
Nairobi , Kenya

Tel: +254 20 4208000 / 2490210/1/2/3 /0703028000
Fax: +254 20 420 8888 / 0703028888


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