The Heron Portico Hotel - Nairobi

ex. Heron Court

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

The comfortable The Heron Portico Hotel offers 108 individual guest rooms as well as a storage room, a gift shop and a newspaper stand. Founded in 1972, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2009.

The property is about 20 minutes' walk of Kenyatta International Conference Center. The Heron Portico Hotel is within about 20 minutes' walk of the center of Nairobi.

The hotel allows quick access to hills and parks.

10 minutes' drive from Wilson airport and 10 minutes' walk to Nairobi Gallery train station.

Rooms

The rooms in The Heron Portico Hotel come with satellite television, a safe, a microwave, a sofa and direct dial telephone. Bathrooms are appointed with complimentary toiletries, a shower cap and towels.

Eat & Drink

The onsite restaurant specializes in international cuisine. Nairobi National Museum is a 20-minute walk away, while Gazebo Grill and Oro Restaurant and Lounge with assorted dishes are 250 meters from the venue.

Services

Guests can rent cars on the premises.

Relax

A variety of treatments includes Turkish steam bath and massage. The hotel offers a gym and a fitness centre to help guests keep fit.

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 / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 1 year
Existing bedding FREE
Crib USD 25
Children above
1 years or adults
Extra bed USD 25
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

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
Restaurants
  • Nyama Choma Place
    500 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

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Rooms and availability

The Heron Portico photos Room
Standard Room
  • Room size:

    220 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 2 Single beds or 1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • 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:

    335 sq. feet

  • 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:Individual air conditioning
  • 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:

    260 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 2 Single beds or 1 Queen-size 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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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center4000 ft
  • Kenya Parliament Buildings5000 ft

Places of interest

  • Central Park3300 ft
  • University of Nairobi4600 ft
  • Jamia Mosque1.0 mi
  • Shifteye Gallery1.1 mi
  • Nairobi Snake Park1.1 mi
  • Kenya National Archives1.3 mi
  • August 7th Memorial Park1.4 mi
  • Kumbu Kumbu Art Gallery1.6 mi

Convention centers

  • Kenyatta International Conference Centre1.1 mi

Shopping areas

  • Yaya Centre1.2 mi
  • The Sarit Centre1.9 mi
  • Westgate Shopping Mall2.2 mi

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Kazuri Beads Factory2.2 mi

Museums

  • Railway Museum1.1 mi
  • Nairobi National Museum1.2 mi
  • Uhuru Gardens Memorial Park2.7 mi

Parks

  • Nairobi Arboretum5000 ft
  • masia mara national park1.1 mi

Galleries

  • Nairobi Gallery4000 ft

Local attractions

  • Nairobi National Museum1.0 mi
    Museum Hill, Nairobi
  • American Embassy Memorial Garden1.2 mi
    Moi Ave, Nairobi
  • David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust1.5 mi
    Mbagathi Road, Nairobi
  • Snake Park1.1 mi
    Museum Hill, Nairobi
  • National Archives1.2 mi
    Moi Avenue, Nairobi

Near the hotel

  • Nairobi Arboretum2800 ft
    State House Road, Nairobi
  • Karura Forest Reserve4300 ft
    Limuru Road, Nairobi
  • Uhuru Gardens Memorial Park4400 ft
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  • Central Park4100 ft
    Kenyatta Avenue, Nairobi
  • Jamia Mosque4300 ft
    Banda Street, Nairobi

Restaurants nearby

  • Nyama Choma Place500 ft

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

    68% likes this, based on 9 reviews

  • Mukutan Garden Cafe1400 ft

    Address: Biship Road

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

  • Oro Restaurant and Lounge1400 ft

    Address: Statehouse Crescent
    Phone: +254-202635556

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

  • Gazebo Grill900 ft

    Address: Kenya Road

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

  • Mitende Atrium1400 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  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 35 reviews

Rating by category:

Rooms
8.3
Service
7.0
Value
8.0
Dining
6.0
Location
9.0

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
    Restaurants
    • Nyama Choma Place
      500 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