The Sankara Hotel is among the most luxurious and well-reviewed hotels in the country and region....CONTINUE READING THE FULL ARTICLE>>>

With an ideal location in Westlands, Nairobi, the facility boasts 6 world-class bars and restaurants, 168 spacious and beautifully appointed rooms, a magnificent rooftop pool, multi-fuctional meeting spaces, and Safehotels Executive Level Accreditation.

According to a publication by Business Daily (2014) and the Standard (2016), late former Attorney-General Charles Njonjo was listed as the majority shareholder of the hotel alongside billionaire businessman Baloobhai Patel.

Award-winning review websiteExpert Africaindicates that a majority of travellers and patrons at the hotel give it a 90 per cent excellence rating.

“The rooms are the most comfortable, well designed and well lit that we’ve come across in central Nairobi, discreetly decorated with African artworks, with sumptuous beds and high-thread-count sheets.

“It also has very good bathrooms with walk-in showers and bathtubs, flat-screen satellite TVs with all the channels you need, and well-planned work desks with a choice of free wired internet or reasonably fast free WiFi,” Expert Africa stated.


The Sankara Hotel boasts luxurious accommodation facilities, segregated into Executive, Presidential, Superior, and Junior suites.

Sankara Executive Room- These rooms are a mix of a unique intimate chic design and a dose of elegance with walnut wooden walls, marble bathrooms flooded with natural light. The guest rooms feature a king bed, wardrobe, luggage rack, working desk and flat screen smart TVs with a view overlooking the serene Westlands area.

A night at the Sankara executive room costs $220.

Presidential Suites – The one of a kind room boasts; bespoke serta mattresses and luxurious Hanse down toppers, floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows, large work desk and ergonomic chair, all news cable network, and international TV and movie channels.

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The room also has an atmospheric temperature control panel, down duvets, pillow menu (upon request), nightly turndown service, complimentary daily shoe polish, and an iron and ironing board.

A night in the presidential suite costs $1000.

Junior Suites – prominently situated at corner sections of the hotel floor, the seven rooms benefit from large panoramic windows offering extensive views over the city. Contemporary in design, these suites are decorated to the highest standards in natural tones with rich silks, wood, leather and modern African fabrics.

A night at the junior suites costs $228.

Executive Suite – Guests booking the Executive rooms have exclusive access to the luxury seventh floor Sankara Lounge, including complimentary gourmet breakfast, dedicated areas for work and relaxation, two state-of-the-art boardrooms, express check-in and checkout and complimentary food and beverages.

A night at the Executive suite costs $355.

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

A night here costs $150.


Sankara is renowned for offering one of the best dining experiences in Nairobi and perhaps, the region.

The Graze Steakhouse located within the hotel is a modern take on the New York-style steakhouse, offering aged beef, succulent seafood and indulgent desserts paired to perfection with eclectic wines and whiskies from some of the finest producers in the world.

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Since opening, the restaurant has quickly gained a reputation as one of the best steakhouses in Nairobi. Graze is also the reigning World Luxury Restaurant Awards Continent winner in the Luxury Steakhouse/Grill category.

Artisan – situated on the hotel’s first floor, showcases the finest global cuisine with a live show kitchen and an outdoor terrace. The culinary philosophy here revolves around fresh, seasonal and organic produce served in an authentic yet contemporary presentation.

Designed to offer a relaxed yet sophisticated atmosphere, Artisan’s distinctive spaces allow for both interaction and intimacy – whether you dine on the delightful outdoor terrace or host an event for up to 20 guests in the private dining room.

The latest addition to Sankara Nairobi is the Parisienne themed Opera Patisserie. It tells a story of a unique and sophisticated sensory experience for the ultimate dessert lover. It is Located on the First Floor and boasts stylish design.

Prepared daily by a French pastry chef, the Opera is not all about coffee. It can also prepare a range of cakes for special occasions such as birthdays with two days prior notice.

Meetings & Events

The Sankara Hotel is considered one of Kenya’s premier events and meetings venues.

With more than 250 square metres of multi-functional event facilities, the hotel offers one of the most exclusive and convenient venues for corporate gatherings in Nairobi.

The facility has three Woodvale Ballrooms – which can hold up to 220 guests – furnished with *** wood, Italian marble and plush carpeting. The spaces are accented by original pieces of modern African artwork giving them a contemporary yet warm ambience. Natural light from the floor-to-ceiling glass windows and an outdoor terrace perfect for breakouts, create a relaxed and open atmosphere.

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All function venues at Sankara Nairobi are equipped with the latest technology, including complimentary high-speed Internet access and state-of-the art built-in audio-visual equipment. An adjacent private boardroom and business centre ensures all client business needs are met.

Sankara Nairobi offers 600 square metres of lush garden space that accommodates a diverse host of events from product launches and exhibitions to charity dinners and social gatherings.

Each special event is a fully tailored affair, designed to meet specific client needs and style. From catering cuisine and venue décor to audiovisual setups.

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, champagne cocktails and an extensive array of the finest single malt whiskies.

The bar boasts a hand carved Marc Van Rampelberg palm wood bar and plush low–level lounge seating.

Gym & Wellness

Sankara boasts state-of-the art fitness facilities and experienced personal trainers, ready to guide and ensure effective and productive training.

The hotel also has a Turkish steam room and soothing sauna. At the rooftop is a a heated outdoor lap pool where patrons can relax.

Sarabi Rooftop Bar offers light cuisine with a selection of refreshing alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks that keep clients revitalised..CONTINUE READING>>

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