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

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

Heron Portico is a 4-star business hotel providing an individual accommodation only minutes away from Nairobi National Museum, Nairobi National Park and Kenyatta International Conference Centre. The hotel opened its doors in 1972 and was remodeled in 2009.

The venue is set within 2 km from Nairobi city center. Heron Portico is also placed near to Central Park, Karura Forest Reserve and Jamia Mosque.

Such shopping places as markets and gift shops are a few steps from the property.

5 minutes' drive from Wilson airport and 10 minutes' walk to Nairobi Gallery train station.

Rooms

The hotel offers 108 rooms. All of them feature a laptop-size safe, satellite TV, a minibar, individual climate control and a telephone. In-room self-catering facilities include a toaster, an electric kettle and a microwave.

Eat & Drink

The popular on-site restaurant specializes in international cuisine.

Services

Guests will make use of a beauty salon, a designated smoking area and free parking as well as find a copy machine, a meeting room and a business center useful for work.

Relax

On-site spa facilities include a wellness center and a sauna. Turkish steam bath and shiatsu massage are also available.

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
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course
  • Fitness center

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
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar

Meeting facilities

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

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated 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
  • Bathtub
  • 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
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

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
    1.3km
Airports
  • Wilson (WIL)
    3.8km
  • Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO)
    13.7km
Restaurants
  • Nyama Choma Place
    160 m
  • Gazebo Grill (cuisine: African)
    230 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of rooms:
    108

Hotel Awards

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Rooms and availability

The Heron Portico Standard Twin RoomThe Heron Portico Standard Twin RoomThe Heron Portico Standard Twin Room
Standard Twin Room
Bed type: Double or Twin beds or King Size bed or 1 Single bed
Size: 20m2
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Room facilities
    The Heron Portico Junior SuiteThe Heron Portico Junior SuiteThe Heron Portico Junior Suite
    Junior Suite
    Bed type: 1 Single bed or 1 Super-King Size bed or Double Bed
    Size: 31m2
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    This air-conditioned room is equipped with a flat-screen satellite TV, a minibar, microwave, toaster and tea-and-coffee-making facilities. The private bathroom includes a bath and shower with free toiletries.

    Room facilities
      The Heron Portico Superior RoomThe Heron Portico Superior RoomThe Heron Portico Superior RoomThe Heron Portico Superior Room
      Superior Room
      Bed type: King Size bed or Double Bed or 1 Single bed
      Size: 24m2
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      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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      DOUBLE SUPERIOR

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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
          1.3km
        Airports
        • Wilson (WIL)
          3.8km
        • Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO)
          13.7km
        Restaurants
        • Nyama Choma Place
          160 m
        • Gazebo Grill (cuisine: African)
          230 m
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  12 pm
        • 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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        The Heron Portico Location

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        • Museums
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        What's nearby

        Popular areas

        • City Center - 1.2km

        Parks

        • masia mara national park - 1.8km

        Local Attractions

        • Nairobi National Museum - 1.6km
          Museum Hill, Nairobi
        • American Embassy Memorial Garden - 1.9km
          Moi Ave, Nairobi
        • David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust - 2.4km
          Mbagathi Road, Nairobi
        • Snake Park - 1.8km
          Museum Hill, Nairobi
        • National Archives - 2.0km
          Moi Avenue, Nairobi

        Near the hotelNear the hotel

        • Nairobi Arboretum - 860 m
          State House Road, Nairobi
        • Karura Forest Reserve - 1.3km
          Limuru Road, Nairobi
        • Uhuru Gardens Memorial Park - 1.3km
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        • Central Park - 1.2km
          Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi
        • Jamia Mosque - 1.3km
          Banda Street, Nairobi

        Restaurants Nearby

        • Nyama Choma Place - 160 m

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

          68% likes this, based on 9 reviews

        • Mukutan Garden Cafe - 390 m

          Address: Biship Road

          69% likes this, based on 52 reviews
          Cuisine: Contemporary

        • Oro Restaurant and Lounge - 410 m

          Address: Statehouse Crescent
          Phone: +254-202635556

          66% likes this, based on 34 reviews
          Cuisine: Mediterranean, Continental

        • Gazebo Grill - 230 m

          Address: Kenya Road

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

        • Mitende Atrium - 390 m

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

          71% likes this, based on 9 reviews

        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  12 pm
        • 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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        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
        Excellent
        Based on 33 reviews

        Rating by category:

        Location
        9.0
        Rooms
        8.3
        Service
        7.0
        Value
        8.0
        Dining
        6.0

        Individual 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
            1.3km
          Airports
          • Wilson (WIL)
            3.8km
          • Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO)
            13.7km
          Restaurants
          • Nyama Choma Place
            160 m
          • Gazebo Grill (cuisine: African)
            230 m
          Hotel information
          • Check-In:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-Out:
            until  12 pm
          • 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