The Sarova Stanley is a landmark hotel in the heart of Nairobi, having been the meeting place for countless big names including Ernest Hemingway and the lunch spot for the acclaimed author, Karen Blixen. With 217 rooms and suites, there is a space for every guest, whether they prefer the African-cum-Arabian allure of the Lamu Island suite or the airy space offered by the Penthouse Suite. Dining at the Thorn Tree Restaurant is a most charming experience, where one is seated outdoors on a paved bistro-like space amidst hovering acacia trees. When exhausted of the city, relax with a visit to the welcoming hands of an expert masseuse at the hotel spa.
Since 1902, The Sarova Stanley, Nairobi has hosted some of the world's most recognizable names of acclaimed actors, authors, world leaders on royal and state visits to Kenya . With its enhanced old charm and historic features, The Sarova Stanley remains a significant landmark in the center of Nairobi including Thorn Tree Café - the famous message tree. No other city center hotel has such a convenient position amongst the busy shopping and restaurant area of Nairobi.
All rooms feature In-room safe, 24 HR Room Service, Non-smoking Floors and Rooms, Wake-up Service, Bath, Shower and WC, Colour-Coded Rooms, Security and Safety, Sprinkler Systems and smoke detectors, Sound-Proofing (Double glazed Windows), Automatic Self Locking Doors, Mains 220V, Magnetic Strip Card Key System, Mini-Bar, Refrigerator, Security Guard on each floor, Blackout Curtains, Hair-Dryer, and Free modem access.
Features of all rooms include In-room safe, 24 HR Room Service, Non-smoking Floors and Rooms, Wake-up Service, Bath, Shower and WC, Colour-Coded Rooms, Security and Safety, Sprinkler Systems and smoke detectors, Sound-Proofing (Double glazed Windows), Automatic Self Locking Doors, Mains 220V, Magnetic Strip Card Key System, Mini-Bar, Refrigerator, Security Guard on each floor, Blackout Curtains, Hair-Dryer, and Free modem access. There are 142 Deluxe Rooms (80 Doubles and 62 Twins), all with the amenities listed above. There are 32 Club Rooms (21 Doubles and 11 Twins) which have all the amnenities listed above, are larger in Size (more space), include dressing Gowns and slippers (2 sets of each), and complimentary WELCOME Fruit Basket. As well as 16 Executive Suites which features in addition to Deluxe room amenities, such as living Room and Bed Room, GUEST WC, dressing Gowns and slippers (2 sets of each), Complimentary WELCOME Fruit Basket, Daily Newspaper, 2 TVs.
The Thorn Tree Restaurant, an open-air pavement brasserie/bistro-style café with & an excellent patisserie range. The Historic cafe gaurds The Sarova Stanley's entrance and has the world's famous Messenger- an acacia xanthophidea, whose message-board has formed the centrepiece of the legendary Thorn Tree Café since 1959. Although the café is now on its third acacia, the messages keep flowing from the café and the atmosphere of Africa's best known meeting place is still as warm and welcoming as it was in those early days. Pump up at the Pizza Pit stop! Fill up with authentic Italian pizzas made to order as you watch and baked in our genuine Italian clay oven. Bite into a Nyama, Greek, and Napolitana pizzas while they are piping hot. Takeaway also available. As for entertainment, every night is a theme night at The Thorn Tree.
The Sarova Stanley boasts a fully equipped health club staffed by internationally certified instructors. The gym features state of the art cardiovascular equipment, daily aerobics classes, heated pool, spacious sauna’s steam and relaxation rooms. Club Hours are from 6:00 am - 10:00 pm (Open Everyday Including Public Holidays). The Health Club facilities includes Fitness and Wellness, Health and Beauty, Spa Area, and Program which provide Computerized fitness testing equipment – Body composition Analysis and fitness assessment, Advanced cardiovascular Equipment, Weight training machines, Free weights, Nutritional Advice, Wide variety of fun, challenging and energizing classes,Martial Arts, Yoga, Weight/Essence and Quarterly aerobics challenge as well as various professional massage and beauty treatments.
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