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Hotel Description

4-star hotel near Nairobi Hospital

Heart of Nairobi

Your stay at this Kilimani hotel places you within 2 miles (3 km) of Nairobi Hospital and City Hall. University of Nairobi and City Square are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Multiple dining options

This hotel features 3 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and a health club. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center, free WiFi in public areas, and airport shuttle. Enjoy the sauna and perks like free self parking.

Free WiFi, refrigerators

The 108 individually furnished guestrooms offer free WiFi and 24-hour room service. Flat-screen TVs come with satellite channels, and other amenities include refrigerators and minibars.

Standard Double or Twin Room

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$76* Per night/room Oct 25 - Oct 26

Junior Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Double or Twin Room

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Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

81.0% of guests recommend out of 915 reviews

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Property Features

The Heron Portico offers its guests an outdoor pool, a children's pool, a health club, and a sauna. There are 3 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. A business center and a meeting room are available. Spa services, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly The Heron Portico. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star Nairobi hotel.

  • 108 guestrooms or units
  • 3 dining venues
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas
  • Lockers available

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Nairobi (NBO-Jomo Kenyatta Intl.) (17.8 km / 11.1 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Heron Portico offers 108 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Each accommodation is individually furnished. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. This Nairobi hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and ceiling fans. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include irons/ironing boards.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10 AM.

BASHASHA - This coffee shop specializes in regional cuisine and serves light fare only. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

CASBAH - This bar serves lunch and dinner. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

MDALASINI - This fine-dining restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Fitness classes on site

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Thai massage
  • Reflexology
  • Sports massage
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Airport transportation is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. No onsite parking is available.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No onsite parking is available.

  • One child stays free
  • No cribs (infant beds) available

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: KES 1500 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: KES 25 per person (one-way)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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  • Heron Portico Hotel
  • Heron Portico Hotel Nairobi
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  • Heron Hotel Nairobi
  • The Heron Portico Hotel
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  • The Heron Portico Hotel Nairobi

You should know

  • The Heron Portico offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 24 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
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