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

Steam bath

Overview

The 4-star Heron Portico is set just 1.6 km from Nairobi National Park, Kenyatta International Conference Centre and Nairobi National Museum. The hotel opened its doors in 1972 and was remodeled in 2009.

Thanks to a railway station nearby, the hotel is well connected with other parts of Nairobi. The venue is located within 20 minutes' walk from Nairobi center.

Nairobi Gallery train station lies within a 10-minute walk. It will take around 5 minutes to get to Wilson airport by car.

Rooms

There are 108 individual rooms appointed with a minibar, a separate toilet, a personal safe, a balcony and a trouser press. Guests can make use of a bathtub, toiletries and a hairdryer in every bathroom.

Eat & Drink

The restaurant menu features international dishes. The pool bar serves snacks and barbeque.

Services

The hotel offers currency exchange, a lift and a safe deposit box as well as a business center, a copier and a meeting room for guests' comfort.

Relax

On-site leisure facilities include a sun terrace, a library and a patio.

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
  • 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

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

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

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City Center
  • Nairobi
    4300 ft
Airports
  • Wilson (WIL)
    2.4 mi
  • Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO)
    8.5 mi
Restaurants
  • Nyama Choma Place
    600 ft
  • Gazebo Grill (cuisine: African)
    800 ft
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: 220 sq. feet
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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: 335 sq. feet
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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: 260 sq. feet
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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
          4300 ft
        Airports
        • Wilson (WIL)
          2.4 mi
        • Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO)
          8.5 mi
        Restaurants
        • Nyama Choma Place
          600 ft
        • Gazebo Grill (cuisine: African)
          800 ft
        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 - 4000 ft

        Parks

        • masia mara national park - 1.1 mi

        Local Attractions

        • Nairobi National Museum - 1.0 mi
          Museum Hill, Nairobi
        • American Embassy Memorial Garden - 1.2 mi
          Moi Ave, Nairobi
        • David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust - 1.5 mi
          Mbagathi Road, Nairobi
        • Snake Park - 1.1 mi
          Museum Hill, Nairobi
        • National Archives - 1.2 mi
          Moi Avenue, Nairobi

        Near the hotelNear the hotel

        • Nairobi Arboretum - 2900 ft
          State House Road, Nairobi
        • Karura Forest Reserve - 4200 ft
          Limuru Road, Nairobi
        • Uhuru Gardens Memorial Park - 4400 ft
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        • Central Park - 4100 ft
          Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi
        • Jamia Mosque - 4200 ft
          Banda Street, Nairobi

        Restaurants Nearby

        • Nyama Choma Place - 600 ft

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

          68% likes this, based on 9 reviews

        • Mukutan Garden Cafe - 1300 ft

          Address: Biship Road

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

        • Oro Restaurant and Lounge - 1400 ft

          Address: Statehouse Crescent
          Phone: +254-202635556

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

        • Gazebo Grill - 800 ft

          Address: Kenya Road

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

        • Mitende Atrium - 1300 ft

          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
            4300 ft
          Airports
          • Wilson (WIL)
            2.4 mi
          • Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO)
            8.5 mi
          Restaurants
          • Nyama Choma Place
            600 ft
          • Gazebo Grill (cuisine: African)
            800 ft
          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