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
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

A la carte restaurant

Cafe

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Private swimming pool

Overview

Offering 108 individual rooms, The Heron Portico Hotel features a sun terrace, a golf course and an outdoor swimming pool. This hotel was opened in 1972 and renovated in 2009.

This hotel is situated 1.6 km away from Nairobi Mosques, Snake Park and Nairobi National Museum. The distance between Nairobi city center and the property is 2 km.

The hotel offers central location close to parks and hills.

Nairobi Gallery train station is a 10-minute walk away. The property is located within a 5 km distance of Wilson airport.

Rooms

Rooms at The Heron Portico Hotel feature modern touches such as satellite television, IDD phone, a safe, a microwave and a trouser press. The rooms have luxurious decor.

Eat & Drink

International meals are served at the restaurant. Nyama Choma Place and Gazebo Grill offer an assortment of dishes within 150 meters of the property.

Services

The hotel provides currency exchange, a newspaper stand and a souvenir shop along with a business center, a copier and a banqueting hall to fit the needs of all guests.

Relax

Leisure facilities in The Heron Portico Hotel include a patio, an indoor swimming pool and a library.

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

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • VIP check-in/ -out
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Executive/club floor
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Golf course

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Half board
  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Snack bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Projector
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Private swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Entertainment
  • Sun terrace
  • BBQ facilities
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Reflex massage
  • Library

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Separate sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer on request
  • Washing machine
  • Room toiletries

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • International calls

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  10 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)
    900 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of rooms:
    108

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Rooms and availability

The Heron Portico photos Room
Standard Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or 1 Single bed or Double bed or Twin beds
Size: 220 sq. feet
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Room facilities
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    Junior Suite
    Bed type: Double bed or 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)
          900 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  2 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  10 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 - 1.2 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

        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 - 2800 ft
          State House Road, Nairobi
        • Karura Forest Reserve - 4300 ft
          Limuru Road, Nairobi
        • Uhuru Gardens Memorial Park - 4400 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

        • Mukutan Garden Cafe - 1400 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 - 900 ft

          Address: Kenya Road

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

        • Mitende Atrium - 1400 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  10 am
        • Year renovated:
          2009
        • Number of rooms:
          108

        Hotel Awards

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        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

        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)
            900 ft
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  10 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