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The Heron Portico - Nairobi

4-star4 stars
Great for families

Good to know

  • Children's pool
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Free WiFi
  • Refrigerator
Jakaya Kikwete Road, Opposite Provincial Police Headquarters, Nairobi, 00100, Kenya

4-star hotel with 3 restaurants, near Nairobi Hospital
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Children's pool
    • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
    • Free WiFi
    • Refrigerator
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  • 2 mins by Uber (about US$1.80) to the city center. It is in a quiet area and we only…Feb 3, 2019
  • Not far from airport, Swahili style structure, staff very accommodatingFeb 11, 2020

The Heron Portico - Nairobi

More Info: 6823 2342

from S$73
  • Standard Room, 1 Double Bed
  • Superior Room, 1 Double Bed
  • Junior Suite, 1 Double Bed

What’s around The Heron Portico - Nairobi


  • In Kilimani
  • University of Nairobi - 24 min walk
  • Nairobi Hospital - 14 min walk
  • City Hall - 24 min walk
  • City Square - 25 min walk
  • Kenyatta International Convention Centre - 26 min walk
  • National Archives - 30 min walk
  • Arboretum - 32 min walk

Getting around

  • Jomo Kenyatta Intl. Airport (NBO) - 34 min drive
  • Nairobi (WIL-Wilson) - 14 min drive
  • Nairobi Station - 33 min drive
  • Syokimau Station - 33 min drive
  • Syokimau SGR Railway Station - 39 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 108 rooms


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • One child (3 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • No parking

  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 3 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Spa services on site
  • Sauna
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Health club
Working away
  • Business center
  • One meeting room
  • Conference center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Accessible bathtub
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


BASHASHA - This coffee shop specializes in regional cuisine and serves light fare only. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

CASBAH - This bar serves lunch and dinner. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

MDALASINI - This fine-dining restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and light fare. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

The Heron Portico - Nairobi’s small print

Also known as

  • Heron Portico
  • The Heron Portico Hotel
  • The Heron Portico Nairobi
  • The Heron Portico Hotel Nairobi
  • Heron Portico Hotel
  • Heron Portico Hotel Nairobi
  • Heron Portico Nairobi
  • Heron Hotel Nairobi


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

  • Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

    Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

    Staff at the property wear personal protective equipment.

    For transfers, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

    Optional extras

    Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge

    Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of KES 1500 per person (approximately)

    Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of KES 25 per person (one-way)

    We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

    FAQs for The Heron Portico - Nairobi

    • Does The Heron Portico offer free cancellation for a full refund?
      Yes, The Heron Portico does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
    • Is parking offered at The Heron Portico?
      Yes, there's free self parking.
    • Is there a pool at The Heron Portico?
      Yes, there's an outdoor pool and a children's pool. Guests have pool access from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
    • Are pets allowed at The Heron Portico?
      Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
    • What are the check-in and check-out times at The Heron Portico?
      You can check in from 2:00 PM to midnight. Check-out time is 10 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge.
    • Are there restaurants at or near The Heron Portico?
      Yes, there are 3 onsite restaurants.
    • Is airport shuttle service offered by The Heron Portico?
      Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is KES 25 per person one-way.
    • What is there to do near The Heron Portico?
      Recommended spots to visit include Nairobi Hospital (14-min walk) and City Hall (1.2 mi), along with University of Nairobi (1.2 mi) and City Square (1.3 mi).

    Recent reviews

    Very good 8.2 From 88 reviews

    Exceptional 10.0
    nic hotel in Nairobi
    Very nicely located hotel, very helpful staff and reception, good facilities such as gym, sauna, pool, excellent breakfast included. Rooms are clean and cleaned every dayI would go there again. The shower isn't very comfortable/modern but for the price it's a good deal
    Nino, au3 night trip with friends
    Very good 8.0
    Good Value for Money Right In the Middle Of Nairob
    This hotel is good value for money in a good and accessible area of Nairobi. The food could be better - Breakfast is plain and even the ala carte menu wasn't fantastic. The service is just ok but yet again on this stay, their hot water system needs a real overhaul - getting a hot shower is a tall order particularly at 4am.
    Orisunmbola, ca1 night trip with friends
    Good 6.0
    The property is in a safe neighborhood, nothing around in terms of shops or other attractions. Room size is okay, One thing that I must mention is that the towels are really old and literally falling apart.
    john, in1 night business trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Very friendly and helpful staff. Passed on my request to extend my check-out to cleaning crew and 2nd shift staff so that everyone was informed.
    Laura E, ie1 night business trip
    Very good 8.0
    Great Stay, Clean, friendly staff & comfort
    Harjot, ie1 night business trip
    Very good 8.0
    Normal stay, nothing special.
    The stay was good!! The shower was quiet little, but for one night was ok.
    Camilo, us1 night business trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Wonderful service
    Very nice hotel, great service and food, clean highly recommended
    Maria, ca2 night trip with friends
    Good 6.0
    Shower issue it took 5 tripe to fix a shower head
    Tahssen, us5 night trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    I really like this hotel. It is in good location, nice people and good service.
    Nancy, us3 night business trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Happy to have been there
    It was a respectable place. Only problem was a lift problem for some time
    Soopayah, ie1 night business trip

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