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

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 business The Heron Portico Hotel offers individual guest rooms close to Nairobi National Park, Kenyatta International Conference Centre and Nairobi National Museum. The hotel opened its doors in 1972 and was remodeled in 2009.

The Heron Portico Hotel is 20 minutes' walk from the center of Nairobi. Uhuru Gardens Memorial Park, Jamia Mosque and Karura Forest Reserve are located 1300 meters from the hotel.

The hotel lies within a 10-minute walk of Nairobi Gallery train station. It takes around 5 minutes' drive to get to Wilson airport, which is 5 km away.

Rooms

This property counts 108 guestrooms featuring Superior Single Room, Standard Twin Room and Junior Suite. In-room self-catering facilities include a microwave, a washing machine and a toaster.

Eat & Drink

The restaurant serves international dishes. A variety of tea and coffee is offered in the café bar.

Services

Currency exchange, a lift and a safe deposit box along with a business center, a copier and a meeting room are also at guests' disposal.

Relax

Offering a wellness center and a sauna as well as Turkish steam bath and reflex massage, the hotel ensures a pleasant stay.

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
  • Executive/Club floor
  • 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
  • Cafe

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
  • 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

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

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
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 bed or Twin beds
Size: 20 m²
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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Double or Twin STANDARD

Room facilities
    The Heron Portico Junior SuiteThe Heron Portico Junior SuiteThe Heron Portico Junior Suite
    Junior Suite
    Size: 31 m²
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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 Double RoomThe Heron Portico Superior Double RoomThe Heron Portico Superior Double Room
      Superior Double Room
      Bed type: Double bed or Double bed or Twin beds
      Size: 24 m²
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      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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      DOUBLE SUPERIOR

      Room facilities

        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
        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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        What's nearby

        Popular areas

        • City Center - 1.2 km

        Parks

        • masia mara national park - 1.8 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 - 860 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 - 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
        Fabulous
        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
            1.3 km
          Airports
          • Wilson (WIL)
            3.8 km
          • Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO)
            13.7 km
          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