The Sarova Stanley

Centrally located in the Central Business District, Kenya’s first Luxury hotel -Sarova Stanley opened its doors in 1902. The moment you pass through the century old revolving doors, you enter another world, the heat and bustle of modern Nairobi left behind as you tune into the cool Victorian elegance. A spacious foyer, with its patterned marble floors, chesterfields, old clocks and ancient photographs all come together to transport you to another era.Sarova Stanley, which is one of the eight hotels owned by Sarova Group of hotels, Resort & Game Lodges, offers a wide range of accommodation and services with all rooms elegantly furnished with an ambience that remains as friendly and welcoming as it has always been since its humble beginnings in 1902.Sarova Stanley has 217 guest rooms over eight floors in different categories including Heritage Suites, Executive Suites and Club Rooms. Dining facilities include the legendary Thorn Tree Café with its famous message board, has been said as long as you sit at the Thorn Tree long enough, everyone in Nairobi will eventually walk by! Set in the heart of Nairobi town, from its humble beginnings in 1902 as a make shift messaging board for tourists, soldiers and rail workers alike, the Legendary Thorn Tree café has stood the test of time, continuously serving up hearty dishes in surroundings touched by history.Thai Chi Restaurant has been awarded as the most authentic Thai restaurant in East Africa. With its traditional Thai decor and delectable Thai specialties prepared by experienced chefs from Thailand, Thai Chi is best described as a small piece of Thailand in Nairobi which has been awarded as the most authentic Thai restaurant in East Africa. The Exchange Bar which is the preferred networking venue for Nairobi’s elite within the CBD. With a refined ambiance set in early 19th century décor, plush leather seats, and timeless ornate artifacts, all combing to create an elegant environment ideal for consuming any brew. Pool Deck Restaurant, tucked away on the 5th floor is an Oasis offering refuge against the hustle and bustle of town. The Pool Deck is characterized by its al fresco dining concept – allowing you to relax and dine in the comfort of the open air. and 24 hour In-room Dining.Business facilities include wireless internet, fully-equipped business centre, meeting rooms in varying capacities and secretarial services. The heated Swimming Pool on the 5th floor adjoins a fully equipped Health Club well equiped gym, steam, sauna and massage facilities. Sarova Stanley’s mini shopping arcade houses Gift Shops, Newspaper Stand, Bookshop, Boutique, Curio shop, Chemist, Optician, Locksmith, Art Gallery and Car Rental outlets.


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.

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 canapes, on the house, followed by aromatic candles and chocolates for Turn Down service.

Executive Suites

Executive Suites feature spacious bedrooms with separate dressing area, en-suite Lounge with powder room and well-appointed bathrooms. The decor reflects Classical elegance with a contemporary touch. These suites make for an ideal home away from home and are particularly popular among regular and long-staying guests.

Heritage Suite

These are exquisitely appointed suites with strong character and understated elegance. They are Nairobi’s most prized accommodation. Karen Blixen suite commemorates the Baroness Blixen, Nairobi resident between 1914 – 1931 and author of “Out of Africa”. The Suite is decorated with photos spanning her life in Kenya and reproductions of her famouns paintings “Juma” and “The Kikuyu Girl”.The “Lamu” Suite is named for the exquisite Swahili/Arabic archipelago and island off the Kenya coast. The Suite’s decor is reminiscent of the island’s romantic ambiance, boasting a four poster bed popular with honeymooners.



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