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

Valet parking

Luggage storage
Late check-in/ -out
Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

A la carte restaurant

Cafe

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Private swimming pool

Overview

Heron Portico is a 4-star business hotel providing an individual accommodation only minutes away from Nairobi Mosques, Snake Park and Nairobi National Museum. Operating in Nairobi since 1972, this hotel features Arabic architecture and modern comforts.

The city center is 20 minutes' walk of the property. A museum and a tower lie a short distance away.

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

Rooms

Guests at The Heron Portico Hotel are accommodated in rooms with free Wi-Fi, a separate toilet, a private safe, a wardrobe and a balcony. Bathrooms are fitted with free toiletries, a hairdryer and a make-up mirror.

Eat & Drink

Residents can try dishes of international cuisine at the restaurant. Guests can eat at Nyama Choma Place and Gazebo Grill, situated within a 5-minute walk of the venue.

Services

Business facilities include a business center, projector screens and a slide projector.

Relax

Such on-site leisure facilities as a library and a golf course are available for the guests' use.

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. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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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
Train Stations
  • Nairobi Gallery
    4300 ft
Restaurants
  • Nyama Choma Place
    500 ft
  • Gazebo Grill (cuisine: African)
    1000 ft
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: 220 sq. feet
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Room facilities
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    Junior Suite
    Bed type: 1 Single bed
    Size: 335 sq. feet
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      Superior Double Room
      Bed type: Double bed or 1 Single bed or Double bed or Twin beds
      Size: 260 sq. feet
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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
        Train Stations
        • Nairobi Gallery
          4300 ft
        Restaurants
        • Nyama Choma Place
          500 ft
        • Gazebo Grill (cuisine: African)
          1000 ft
        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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        The Heron Portico Location

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        What's nearby

        Popular areas

        • City Center - 4000 ft

        Places of interest

        • Central Park - 3300 ft
        • University of Nairobi - 4600 ft
        • Jamia Mosque - 1.0 mi
        • Shifteye Gallery - 1.1 mi
        • Kenyatta International Conference Centre - 1.1 mi
        • Nairobi Snake Park - 1.1 mi
        • Kenya National Archives - 1.3 mi
        • August 7th Memorial Park - 1.4 mi
        • Kumbu Kumbu Art Gallery - 1.6 mi

        Train stations

        • Nairobi Gallery - 4000 ft

        Convention centers

        • Kenya Parliament Buildings - 5000 ft

        Shopping areas

        • Railway Museum - 1.1 mi
        • Nairobi National Museum - 1.1 mi
        • Uhuru Gardens Memorial Park - 2.7 mi

        Monuments and Landmarks

        • Kazuri Beads Factory - 2.2 mi

        Museums

        • Nairobi Arboretum - 5000 ft

        Parks

        • masia mara national park - 1.1 mi

        Business areas

        • Yaya Centre - 1.2 mi
        • The Sarit Centre - 1.9 mi
        • Westgate Shopping Mall - 2.2 mi
        • Junction Mall Nairobi - 3.0 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 hotel

        • Nairobi Arboretum - 2700 ft
          State House Road, Nairobi
        • Karura Forest Reserve - 4300 ft
          Limuru Road, Nairobi
        • Uhuru Gardens Memorial Park - 4300 ft
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        • Central Park - 4100 ft
          Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi
        • Jamia Mosque - 4300 ft
          Banda Street, Nairobi

        Restaurants nearby

        • Nyama Choma Place - 500 ft

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

          68% likes this, based on 9 reviews

        • Oro Restaurant and Lounge - 1400 ft

          Address: Statehouse Crescent
          Phone: +254-202635556

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

        • Mitende Atrium - 1500 ft

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

          76% likes this, based on 22 reviews

        • Gazebo Grill - 1000 ft

          Address: Kenya Road

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

        • Mukutan Garden Cafe - 1500 ft

          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
            4300 ft
          Airports
          • Wilson (WIL)
            2.4 mi
          • Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO)
            8.5 mi
          Train Stations
          • Nairobi Gallery
            4300 ft
          Restaurants
          • Nyama Choma Place
            500 ft
          • Gazebo Grill (cuisine: African)
            1000 ft
          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