The Heron Portico - Nairobi

ex. Heron Court

Milimani Road, Nairobi, Kenyashow map
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Overview

Offering a gym area, aerobics classes and a fitness centre, The Heron Portico is set in Westlands district, 1.9 km from Nairobi National Museum. The hotel opened its doors in 1972 and was remodeled in 2009. Currency exchange, truck parking and a newspaper stand are available for guests' convenience.

Located in a business area of Nairobi, the venue is a few steps from Nairobi Arusha Shuttle Bus. Guests will find Nairobi city center within a 20-minute walk from the property.

The hotel is within easy reach of shopping centers and a market.

The Heron Portico is approximately 5 km away from Wilson airport.

Rooms

Non-smoking rooms with a patio, a dining area and direct dial telephone also feature an electric kettle, coffee/tea making facilities and a washing machine. Guest rooms at this hotel offer city views. Each room is decorated in Arabic designed.

Eat & Drink

A full-choice breakfast is served every morning. The restaurant at The Heron Portico serves meals of American cuisine. The café bar features free Wi-Fi and a terrace offered for entertainment. Guests can dine at Nyama Choma Place and Gazebo Grill located within 5 minutes' walk away.

Relax

Extra facilities include cots and a special menu for guests with children. The Heron Portico also has a summer terrace, a private swimming pool and a golf course.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of rooms:   108.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage

Luggage storage

Locker room

24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Outdoor dining area

Poolside snack bar

A la carte restaurant

Cafe

Snack bar

Shuttle

Airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Private swimming pool

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Golf course
  • Aerobics

Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining

  • All inclusive
  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Snack bar
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus
  • Free breakfast
  • Buffet breakfast

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Projector
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots
  • Children's buffet

Spa & Leisure

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Private swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Entertainment
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Library

Room view

  • City view
  • Pool view

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dining table
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Free toiletries
  • Sink

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle
  • Oven
  • Dryer
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • International calls
  • AM/FM alarm clock
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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
Children & extra bedsOne child0 - 6 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedOne child7 - 12 yearsExtra bedChildren above
12 years or adults
Extra bed
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
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The Sarit CentreThe Sarit Centre1.9 mi
Westgate Shopping MallWestgate Shopping Mall2.2 mi
Railway MuseumRailway Museum1.1 mi
Nairobi National MuseumNairobi National Museum1.2 mi
Uhuru Gardens Memorial ParkUhuru Gardens Memorial Park2.7 mi
Nairobi ArboretumNairobi Arboretum5000 ft
Nairobi GalleryNairobi Gallery4000 ft
Jamia MosqueJamia Mosque1.1 miBanda Street
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Kenyatta International Conference CenterKenyatta International Conference Center1.1 miHarambee Avenue
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Getting around
Airports
Wilson (WIL)2.4 mi
Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO)8.5 mi
Train
Nairobi Railway Station1.6 mi
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Reviews
7.8
FabulousBased on  35  reviews

Rating by category:

9.0
Location
8.3
Rooms
7.0
Service
6.0
Dining
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    Highlights
    Hotel Awards

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Hotels Recommended by Guests in Kenya

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    Good to know
    Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 12 pmFREE
    Children & extra bedsOne child0 - 6 yearsExisting beddingFREEExtra bedOne child7 - 12 yearsExtra bedChildren above
    12 years or adults
    Extra bed
    Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
    PetsPets are not allowed.
    Cancellation
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    Getting around
    Airports
    Wilson (WIL)2.4 mi
    Jomo Kenyatta International (NBO)8.5 mi
    Train
    Nairobi Railway Station1.6 mi
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