Stanley Hotel, Nairobi

The Stanley Hotel is a historic five-star hotel located in Nairobi, Kenya. It was founded in 1902 by English businessman Frederick John Jackson and named after Lord Stanley, who was then the British Secretary of State for the Colonies.

The hotel is known for its luxurious accommodations, colonial architecture, and rich history. Over the years, it has played host to many famous guests, including Ernest Hemingway, Winston Churchill, and Jomo Kenyatta, the first President of Kenya.

The Stanley Hotel has undergone several renovations and expansions throughout its history. Today, it features 217 guest rooms and suites, several restaurants and bars, a fitness center, a swimming pool, and a spa. The hotel is also home to several conference and event spaces, making it a popular choice for business travelers and events.

The hotel is located in the heart of Nairobi’s central business district, making it a convenient location for visitors who want to explore the city’s attractions. Some popular nearby attractions include the Nairobi National Museum, the Nairobi National Park, and the Giraffe Centre.

Wedding and Events

The Stanley gives numerous inside and out door places for our crew to paintings with you to create your dream wedding, infant shower, fashionable cocktail, ceremonial dinner or company gala dinner.


Room options at Sarova Stanley include:

  • Twin/Double
  • Suite
  • Twin


Sarova Stanley has 3 restaurants:

  • Thai Chi Restaurant
  • Thorn Tree Cafe
  • Pool Deck Restaurant.

One of the restaurants

Health Club

  • The club is located on the 5th floor next to the pool.
  • Separate male and female change rooms, sauna and steam rooms.
  • Therapeutic Massage, plus pedicure and manicure services.
  • Spin, step, yoga and aerobics as well as Chakacha African belly dancing classes.
  • Certified fitness instructor on duty.


Address: The Stanley Hotel Kimathi Street, CBD Nairobi, Kenya.

Phone: +254 20 2757000 +254 709 111000