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The Sarova Stanley

  • Corner Kenyatta Ave. and Kimati St. Map It
  • Nairobi
  • Practical Base

Pros

  • Security is good
  • The pool is heated

Cons

  • Standard rooms are small

Updated 12/02/2014

Fodor's Review

Also one of Nairobi's oldest hotels, the Stanley was named after the journalist Henry Morton Stanley who immortalized himself by discovering a long-lost Scots explorer with one of the best sound bites in history: "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?" At the hotel's famous outdoor Thorn Tree Café, named for the acacia tree at its center, early travelers would pin notes and messages for fellow travelers to the tree. Today, there's an Internet café where the communication tradition

continues, and you can get light meals and live music. Public areas retain a trace of the elegance of times past and rooms offer all the standard amenities of a modern business hotel—soundproofing (useful in central Nairobi), blackout curtains, satellite TV, and coffee-makers. Although they are comfortable, the rooms themselves are slightly bland and uninspiring.

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Hotel Information

Address:

Corner Kenyatta Ave. and Kimati St., Nairobi, Kenya

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Phone:

020-275–7000

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 217 rooms
  • No meals

Updated 12/02/2014

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