hotels around the world. A hallmark of hospitality in Kenya’s capital city, the Sankara Nairobi shares the brand’s values of vision, design
and craft and its’ ‘exactly like nothing else’ mantra. Owned by Westlands Hotels Limited, the hotel is expected to be rebranded in early
“Our one-of-a-kind Autograph Collection Hotels are known for providing differentiated, standout guest experiences, and we are thrilled to
welcome Sankara Nairobi to our dynamic portfolio,” said Alex Kyriakidis, president and managing director, Middle East and Africa,
“The Sankara Nairobi, provides a unique sense of place through design, décor and the experience it creates for guests. We believe this hotel is a perfect fit for the brand and the rebranding is in lockstep with the growing demand from consumers and their desire for unique and differentiated experiences wherever they travel,” he added.
Baloo Patel, director Westlands Hotels Limited said, “Sankara Nairobi has long been the cornerstone of hospitality in the city and delivers a
guest experience that is natural, cultured and vibrant which the modern traveler appreciates. Joining the Autograph Collection Hotels amplifies this distinctly hospitable and cultural spirit and combines it with Marriott International’s powerful global reservation platform and
loyalty program. This provides a unique opportunity for guests to intimately connect to their surroundings, while enjoying the
high-quality standards and distinctive experiences of the Autograph Collection brand.”
Strategically located in the heart of Westlands, the city’s commercial, retail and entertainment quarter, Sankara Nairobi is a short
drive away from the city center and the United Nations Headquarters and within easy access from the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport as well as the Wilson Airport. While the tranquility of its 168 refreshed, modern and elegantly appointe
The culinary programing at Sankara Nairobi is a delightful indulgence offering both choice and authenticity. From the finest global cuisine
with a live show kitchen and a focus on fresh, seasonal and organic produce at Artisa
Graze; from a Parisienne inspired Opera Patisserie, to a Gourmet delicatessen and wine bar designed to delight the inner gourmand, ‘The
Gallery’; to a spectacular rooftop pool and bar ‘Sarabi’ and The Champagne Bar, the Sankara Nairobi sets the tone for a distinctly
contemporary urban experience in a pulsating city.
The hotel also has a gym and incorporates all the facilities and functional technology that a world traveler would expect. Its
authoritative collection of contemporary African art creates an authentic connection to the local culture and lends a unique character
to every guest experience.