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

Private 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
  • 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

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Private 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
  • International calls

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

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. 

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
    600 ft
  • Gazebo Grill (cuisine: African)
    900 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
Size: 220 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
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Room facilities
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    Superior Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed
    Size: 260 sq. feet
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    • Shower
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      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
        600 ft
      • Gazebo Grill (cuisine: African)
        900 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
      • Kenyatta International Conference Centre - 1.0 mi
      • Shifteye Gallery - 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 - 5200 ft
        Museum Hill, Nairobi
      • American Embassy Memorial Garden - 1.1 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 - 4200 ft
        Limuru Road, Nairobi
      • Uhuru Gardens Memorial Park - 4300 ft
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      • Central Park - 4000 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

      • Oro Restaurant and Lounge - 1300 ft

        Address: Statehouse Crescent
        Phone: +254-202635556

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

      • Mitende Atrium - 1400 ft

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

        76% likes this, based on 22 reviews

      • Gazebo Grill - 900 ft

        Address: Kenya Road

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

      • Mukutan Garden Cafe - 1400 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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      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

      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
          600 ft
        • Gazebo Grill (cuisine: African)
          900 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