Stanley Hotel|5 star Nairobi Hotel


OFFICIAL CATEGORY (Ministry of Tourism Classification): 5*****

LOCATION: At the heart of Nairobi city at the corner of Kimathi Street and Kenyatta Avenue approximately 18kms (20 minutes) from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and 7 km (5 minutes) from Wilson Airport. 

DESCRIPTION: Centrally located in Nairobi’s shopping and central business district with easy access to Kenyatta International Conference Centre, financial institutions, international organizations and the Nairobi Stock Exchange 

NUMBER OF ROOMS: 217 air-conditioned rooms on 8 floors: - 02 Courier singles 142Deluxe rooms (80 doubles and 62 twins), 10 Deluxe singles, 06 deluxe triples, 16 Executive rooms, 32 Club Rooms (21 doubles and 11 twins), 03 Junior suites, 02 State suites, 01 Penthouse suite 02 twin rooms for the physically handicapped, 01 Presidential suite 

Room décor: Beautifully decorated with brig colors, soundproof windows and wall-to-wall carpet.

Room amenities: Direct dial telephone - 3 telephones per room, direct E-mail access, a safe, Satellite TV with a guest link interactive system, En-suite facilities with Hair dryer, 240V and 50 cycles - razor outlets operate on both 220 and 120 volts, air-conditioning and safe.

Special features:

  • Central location in the heart of the city
  • The famous Thorn Tree – “left message fame”. The old tree (120 years old) was fell down due to unavoidable circumstances and a new one planted and is doing well and is still serving at the “left message point” for travellers from all over the world.


  • Thorn Tree Café – An open air pavement cafe, famous meeting point of East Africa since the time of Ernest Hemingway. Travelers leave messages around the famous Thorn Tree. Has a Cyber Café open from 0630-1100 Hrs.
  • Zen Restaurant – on the first floor. Elegant decor creates a relaxing and unique ambience.
  • The Exchange Bar - comfortable and relaxing lounge bar overlooking the busy Kenyatta Avenue. Birthplace of the Nairobi Stock Exchange with a ‘wall of fame’ depicting chairmen of Kenya’s top 20 performing public companies.
  • Pool Deck - open-air restaurant, offers BBQ + buffet.
  • 24-hour room service
  • Outside catering for up to 2000.


  • Bureau de Charge
  • Same day laundry and valet services
  • Baby-sitting services
  • Gift shops, chemist and newspaper stand on the building
  • Parking and valet services


  • Business Centre
  • The Health & Fitness Centre
  • Heated Swimming Pool
  • Newspapers and Magazine 


  • Nine meeting & conference rooms available
  • Business Center
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • The Ballroom on first floor is ideal for large functions

CLIMATE: Warm days average 24°C with cooler nights. June - July are colder months average 18°C and March - June have long rains while October - December short rains