The Heron Portico Hotel - Nairobi

Milimani Road, Nairobi, Kenya  show map
 4 stars
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The Heron Portico Hotel - Nairobi

Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site 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

Featuring an indoor heated swimming pool, a beauty shop and a free private car park, The Heron Portico Hotel is situated next to a museum and a tower of Nairobi. Built in 1972 and remodeled in 2009, the hotel combines Arabic architecture and modern facilities.

This hotel is about 1.6 km away from Nairobi National Park, Nairobi National Museum and Kenyatta International Conference Centre. The property is in a 20-minute walk to Nairobi city center.

The hotel allows quick access to parks and hills.

Wilson airport can be reached in 5 minutes by car from The Heron Portico Hotel.

Rooms

The Heron Portico Hotel offers 108 guestrooms appointed with satellite TV, direct dial telephone, a safe, a microwave and a sofa with all the sights of Nairobi within easy access. Guestrooms are outfitted with a luxurious interior.

Eat & Drink

Residents can sample light meals of international cuisine at the onsite restaurant. Gazebo Grill and Oro Restaurant and Lounge serve a selection of meals within 250 meters from the venue.

Services

The on-site car rentals help to explore the area.

Relax

The Heron Portico Hotel pampers guests with a sun terrace, a golf course and an outdoor swimming pool.

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
  • Wi-Fi
  • On-site 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
  • 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/ Baby cots

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

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

Bathroom

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

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • International calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock

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 under the age of 1 may stay at the price of USD 25 per person per night in a crib. 
  • One child under the age of 1 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
    1.3 km
Airports
  • Wilson (WIL)
    3.8 km
  • Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO)
    13.7 km
Restaurants
  • Nyama Choma Place
    140 m
  • Gazebo Grill (cuisine: African)
    250 m
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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Rooms and availability

The Heron Portico photos Room
Standard Room
  • Room size:

    20 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Clothes rack
  • Mirror
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Telephone
  • Accessible by lift
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Washer/dryer
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Wine or champagne
  • Chocolate or cookies
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Standard|Single Standard

The Heron Portico photos Room
Junior Suite
  • Room size:

    31 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Super King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Telephone
  • Accessible by lift
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Washing machine
  • Washer/dryer
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Wine or champagne
  • Chocolate or cookies
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Junior Suite|Junior Suite

The Heron Portico photos Room
Superior Room
  • Room size:

    24 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 1 Double bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private pool
    • Coffee machine
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Clothes rack
  • Mirror
  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Telephone
  • Accessible by lift
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Washer/dryer
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Wine or champagne
  • Chocolate or cookies
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Superior|Single Superior

The Heron Portico Location

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Local attractions

  • Nairobi National Museum1.6 km
    Museum Hill, Nairobi
  • American Embassy Memorial Garden1.9 km
    Moi Ave, Nairobi
  • David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust2.4 km
    Mbagathi Road, Nairobi
  • Snake Park1.8 km
    Museum Hill, Nairobi
  • National Archives2.0 km
    Moi Avenue, Nairobi

Near the hotel

  • Nairobi Arboretum850 m
    State House Road, Nairobi
  • Karura Forest Reserve1.3 km
    Limuru Road, Nairobi
  • Uhuru Gardens Memorial Park1.3 km
    NairobiKenya
  • Central Park1.2 km
    Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi
  • Jamia Mosque1.3 km
    Banda Street, Nairobi

Restaurants nearby

  • Nyama Choma Place140 m

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

    68% likes this, based on 9 reviews

  • Mukutan Garden Cafe400 m

    Address: Biship Road

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

  • Oro Restaurant and Lounge420 m

    Address: Statehouse Crescent
    Phone: +254-202635556

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

  • Gazebo Grill250 m

    Address: Kenya Road

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

  • Mitende Atrium400 m

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

    71% likes this, based on 9 reviews

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
      1.3 km
    Airports
    • Wilson (WIL)
      3.8 km
    • Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO)
      13.7 km
    Restaurants
    • Nyama Choma Place
      140 m
    • Gazebo Grill (cuisine: African)
      250 m
    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