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Sarova stanley

Sarova Stanley launched itself into Kenyan history in 1902 by becoming the first luxury hotel in Nairobi and the gracious host of prominent world leaders, renowned authors, and international celebrities. These early years depicted the dawn of a new era, and Sarova Stanley immediately distinguished itself as a beacon of luxury and unrivalled hospitality.

Today, Sarova Stanley's heritage character is preserved whilst offering modern hotel services and amenities to create Nairobi's most special city hotel experience. The hotel is also a member of the Preferred Hotel Group under the category, Summit Hotels & Resorts. If you crave to enjoy the luxurious amenities provided by the 5 star hotels in Kenya or taste world-class cuisines, then booking an accommodation here lets you achieve it.

  • Stanley Themed Suites

    Sarova Stanley suites offer the most distinctive experience amongst accommodation options in Nairobi.

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  • Stanley Club Rooms

    Club rooms offer a very comfortable stay featuring elegant interiors and amenities such as a fresh fruit basket on arrival, a floral arrangement in the bedroom, fluffy white terry toweling robes and slippers, daily newspapers, free internet access and 42 inch flat-screen televisions. Club room guests also enjoy evening canapés on the house followed by aromatic candles and chocolates for turn down service.

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  • Stanley Deluxe Rooms

    Deluxe rooms at Sarova Stanley offer the rare luxury of space, the largest in their category in the city, having been built at a time when space was never a constraint. The rooms are done up in classical style with chintz furnishings and plush carpeting.

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Conferencing & EVENTS

  • Churchill Ballroom

    Named after Sir Winston Churchill former Prime Minister of the United States who patronised in 1907. It is the biggest conference room at The Sarova Stanley. It can hold up to 250 pax.

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  • Baden Powell

    Named after The Scouts Patron Lord Baden Powell

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  • Patterson

    Room named the man who saw to it that the lunatic railway was completed up to when it got to Nairobi easing the slave trade that was rife due to the new mode of transportation. Can hold up to 30 pax.

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  • Huxley

    She grew up in Thika and her stories are based from her early childhood life in the town. She was known as a polymath who wore many hats as she was a broadcaster, magistrate an author who had 16 books to her name. She also liked to patronise The Thorn tree Restaurant.

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  • Hemingway

    He patronised us between 1933-1934 while recuperating from amoebic dysentry. He was inspired by Theodore Roosevelt. It is from the Thorn Tree café that he wrote his books from. Can hold up to 30 pax.

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  • Batian

    Named after the summits of Mt. Kenya that could be clearly viewed from The Stanley Hotel back in 1958-1960. Batian is 5199m above sea level and Lenana is 4895 meters above sea level. Could hold up to btwn 20-25pax

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  • Lenana

    Named after the summits of Mt. Kenya that could be clearly viewed from The Stanley Hotel back in 1958-1960. Batian is 5199m above sea level and Lenana is 4895 meters above sea level. Could hold up to btwn 20-25pax

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  • Baker

    Smoking zone of the hotel, the room is named after a good friend of Sir Henry Stanley Morton who discovered Lake Albert as a tributary of The Nile.

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