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

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

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Private swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Entertainment
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam bath
  • 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
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Fan/Extractor

Bathroom

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

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

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

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Milimani Road, Nairobi, Kenya

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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
    130 m
  • Gazebo Grill (cuisine: African)
    280 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

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Standard Twin Room
Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or 1 Single bed or Double bed
Size: 20 m²
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  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
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Room facilities
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    Junior Suite
    Bed type: 1 Single bed
    Size: 31 m²
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      Superior Double Room
      Bed type: Double bed or 1 Single bed or Double bed or Twin beds
      Size: 24 m²
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      • Air conditioning
      • Shower
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        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
          130 m
        • Gazebo Grill (cuisine: African)
          280 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

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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 - 1.9 km
          Moi Ave, Nairobi
        • David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust - 2.4 km
          Mbagathi Road, Nairobi
        • Snake Park - 1.8 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 - 130 m

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

          68% likes this, based on 9 reviews

        • Oro Restaurant and Lounge - 410 m

          Address: Statehouse Crescent
          Phone: +254-202635556

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

        • Mitende Atrium - 430 m

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

          76% likes this, based on 22 reviews

        • Gazebo Grill - 280 m

          Address: Kenya Road

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

        • Mukutan Garden Cafe - 430 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
            130 m
          • Gazebo Grill (cuisine: African)
            280 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