The Heron Portico Hotel - Nairobi

Milimani Road, Nairobi, Kenya  show map
 4 stars
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The Heron Portico Hotel - Nairobi

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Private swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Golf course

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Turkish bath

Reflex massage

Massage

Steam bath

Overview

The 4-star The Heron Portico Hotel offers individual rooms in proximity to Nairobi National Park, Kenyatta International Conference Centre and Nairobi National Museum. Remodeled in 2009, the property features Arabic architecture.

The hotel boasts central location not far from a museum and a tower as well as hills. Set within a 20-minute walking distance from Nairobi city center.

There is Nairobi Gallery railway stop nearby. Wilson airport can be reached within 5 minutes' drive.

Rooms

This property comprises 108 rooms featuring Standard Twin Room and Superior Double Room with free Wi-Fi, a private toilet, a laptop safe, a patio and a sofa. Other comforts include a microwave, a washing machine and an electric kettle for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Guests can enjoy light meals of international cuisine at the hotel’s restaurant. Serving an array of dishes, Mukutan Garden Cafe and Mitende Atrium are just 400 meters away.

Services

A business center, projector screens and a slide projector along with free private parking, a luggage storage and a designated smoking area are available for guests.

Relax

Guests can avail of a sauna, a spa center and a steam room as well as Turkish steam bath and reflex massage provided on the premises.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of rooms:   108.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • VIP check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Executive/club floor
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Half board
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Projector
  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Private swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Entertainment
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam bath
  • Massage
  • BBQ facilities
  • Sun terrace
  • Library
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Separate sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Fan/Extractor

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Washing machine
  • Hair dryer on request

Kitchen facilities

  • Electric kettle

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • International calls

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child may stay at the price of USD 25 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 25 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of 100 % of the room stay per person per night in an extra bed. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel The Heron Portico Hotel - Nairobi Nairobi location
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Hotel Address:

Milimani Road, Nairobi, Kenya

Get directions
City Center
  • Nairobi
    1.3 km
Airports
  • Wilson (WIL)
    3.8 km
  • Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO)
    13.7 km
Train Stations
  • Nairobi Gallery
    1.3 km
Restaurants
  • Nyama Choma Place
    170 m
  • Gazebo Grill (cuisine: African)
    260 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of rooms:
    108

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Rooms and availability

Standard Twin Room
Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds
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Superior Double Room
Bed type: Double bed
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How to reach hotel

hotel The Heron Portico Hotel - Nairobi Nairobi location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Milimani Road, Nairobi, Kenya

Get directions
City Center
  • Nairobi
    1.3 km
Airports
  • Wilson (WIL)
    3.8 km
  • Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO)
    13.7 km
Train Stations
  • Nairobi Gallery
    1.3 km
Restaurants
  • Nyama Choma Place
    170 m
  • Gazebo Grill (cuisine: African)
    260 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of rooms:
    108

Hotel Awards

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The Heron Portico Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center - 1.2 km

Places of interest

  • Central Park - 1.0 km
  • University of Nairobi - 1.4 km
  • Jamia Mosque - 1.6 km
  • Kenyatta International Conference Centre - 1.6 km
  • Shifteye Gallery - 1.7 km
  • Nairobi Snake Park - 1.8 km
  • Kenya National Archives - 2.1 km
  • August 7th Memorial Park - 2.2 km
  • Kumbu Kumbu Art Gallery - 2.5 km

Train stations

  • Nairobi Gallery - 1.2 km

Convention centers

  • Kenya Parliament Buildings - 1.5 km

Shopping areas

  • Railway Museum - 1.7 km
  • Nairobi National Museum - 1.8 km
  • Uhuru Gardens Memorial Park - 4.4 km

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Kazuri Beads Factory - 3.6 km

Museums

  • Nairobi Arboretum - 1.5 km

Parks

  • masia mara national park - 1.7 km

Business areas

  • Yaya Centre - 2.0 km
  • The Sarit Centre - 3.0 km
  • Westgate Shopping Mall - 3.5 km

Local attractions

  • Nairobi National Museum - 1.6 km
    Museum Hill, Nairobi
  • American Embassy Memorial Garden - 1.8 km
    Moi Ave, Nairobi
  • David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust - 2.4 km
    Mbagathi Road, Nairobi
  • Snake Park - 1.7 km
    Museum Hill, Nairobi
  • National Archives - 2.0 km
    Moi Avenue, Nairobi

Near the hotel

  • Nairobi Arboretum - 820 m
    State House Road, Nairobi
  • Karura Forest Reserve - 1.3 km
    Limuru Road, Nairobi
  • Uhuru Gardens Memorial Park - 1.3 km
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  • Central Park - 1.2 km
    Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi
  • Jamia Mosque - 1.3 km
    Banda Street, Nairobi

Restaurants nearby

  • Nyama Choma Place - 170 m

    Address: Sagret Hotel, Milimani Rd, Milimani
    Phone: 272 0933

    68% likes this, based on 9 reviews

  • Oro Restaurant and Lounge - 370 m

    Address: Statehouse Crescent
    Phone: +254-202635556

    69% likes this, based on 51 reviews
    Cuisine: Mediterranean, Continental

  • Mitende Atrium - 400 m

    Address: Bishops Road
    Phone: (254-20) 2881000

    76% likes this, based on 22 reviews

  • Gazebo Grill - 260 m

    Address: Kenya Road

    55% likes this, based on 11 reviews
    Cuisine: African

  • Mukutan Garden Cafe - 400 m

    Address: Biship Road

    61% likes this, based on 22 reviews
    Cuisine: Contemporary

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of rooms:
    108

Hotel Awards

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The Heron Portico Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Heron Portico

Average guest rating

7.8out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 33 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
9.0
Rooms
8.3
Service
7.0
Value
8.0
Dining
6.0

Guest reviews

    How to reach hotel

    hotel The Heron Portico Hotel - Nairobi Nairobi location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    Milimani Road, Nairobi, Kenya

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Nairobi
      1.3 km
    Airports
    • Wilson (WIL)
      3.8 km
    • Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO)
      13.7 km
    Train Stations
    • Nairobi Gallery
      1.3 km
    Restaurants
    • Nyama Choma Place
      170 m
    • Gazebo Grill (cuisine: African)
      260 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  11 am
    • Year renovated:
      2009
    • Number of rooms:
      108

    Hotel Awards

    KenyanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedNairobiThe Heron Portico

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Hotels Recommended by Guests in Kenya

    Use Badge