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Featuring a pool terrace and 3 restaurants, the hotel Sarova Stanley is located in central Nairobi. It offers a bar, fitness center, and luxury rooms with free Wi-Fi. Complimentary private parking is also provided.

Most of the rooms at the Sarova overlook Nairobi, and all of them are elegantly decorated in classic style. They all have a seating area or separate living room with a satellite TV, and include a private bathroom.

The Pool Deck Restaurant is located on the fifth floor and serves al fresco buffet-style meals. The Thorn Tree Café is an open-air, bistro style café, and the Thai Chi offers authentic Thai cuisine.

The Stanley Health Club includes a fitness area, a sauna, and a steam bath. Yoga and aerobics lessons are also available upon request.

Kenyatta International Conference Center is just 1,300 feet away, while Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is 11 mi away. The Nairobi National Park is 35 minutes away by car. 10-minute drive from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport via the Nairobi Expressway.

This is our guests' favorite part of Nairobi, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Sarova Stanley has been welcoming guests since Sept 5, 2012

Currency Exchange: Need local currency? This property has currency exchange on site.

Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Nairobi, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.0

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Italian, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Gluten-free, Asian, American, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Sarova Stanley

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Can we move a rollaway bed into one of the rooms for the third person?
    Dear Guest, Greetings from The Stanley. We have rooms that fit 3 people. Kindly specify your preferred bed sharing pattern - either a double bed plus ...
    Answered on March 21, 2020
  • Does the hotel offer training attachments for students?
    Dear Guest, Yes, Sarova Hotels offers attachment for college students. Kind Regards, Job Andove
    Answered on October 19, 2021
  • Hi, is it possible to securely leave and store one’s luggage after a couple of days stay in your hotel and while going on a 4 days safari? Thanks.
    Greetings from Sarova Stanley. We confirm that it is possible to securely leave and store one’s luggage after a stay in our hotel and while going on ...
    Answered on February 20, 2022
  • Do you offer tailoring services?
    Dear Guest, Greetings from The Stanley. We have a tailor for the hotel's internal use and not for non-hotel items. Kind regards, Job Andove Front Offi...
    Answered on March 21, 2020
  • Hi Do you provide Indian foods too
    Greetings from Sarova Stanley, Yes we do provide Indian meals too and we have chefs trained and qualified to prepare Indian meals. Kind regards, Susan...
    Answered on April 3, 2022
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3 Restaurants On Site

    Thorn Tree Cafe

    Food: African, American, British, French, Irish, Pizza, Seafood, Turkish, International, European

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Pool Deck Restaurant

    Open for: Brunch, Lunch, High tea, Cocktail hour

    Thai Chi Restaurant

    Food: Thai, Asian

Amenities of Sarova Stanley
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is needed).
  • Parking garage
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Lowered sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool bar
  • Heated pool
  • Pool with view
  • Locker rooms
  • Fitness
  • Couples' massage Additional charge
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Swahili

House rules Sarova Stanley takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 5 years
Crib by request
6 - 12 years
Extra bed by request
$50 per child, per night
13+ years
Extra bed by request
$70 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa American Express Sarova Stanley accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Guests are required to show a valid ID cart or passport at check-in.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Please inform Sarova Stanley of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Swimming pool #1: Closed from Mon, Aug 22, 2022 until Sat, Oct 15, 2022

FAQs about Sarova Stanley

  • Guests staying at Sarova Stanley can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Italian
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Halal
    • Gluten-free
    • Asian
    • American
    • Buffet

  • Sarova Stanley has 3 restaurants:

    • Thai Chi Restaurant
    • Thorn Tree Cafe
    • Pool Deck Restaurant

  • Sarova Stanley offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Spa facilities
    • Locker rooms
    • Couples' massage
    • Swimming pool
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Fitness
    • Steam room
    • Spa/Wellness packages

  • The prices at Sarova Stanley may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Sarova Stanley is 0.6 miles from the center of Nairobi.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Sarova Stanley by:

    • Taxi 45min

  • Room options at Sarova Stanley include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Suite
    • Twin

  • Check-in at Sarova Stanley is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.