Having been originally built in a time when Nairobi consisted of only a few wood and tin buildings, it was then, as it still remains, the height of class and luxury in the city. The Sarova Stanley Hotel has been rebuilt and renovated three times in its long history, most recently in 1999, the hotel has lost nothing to it's competitors, in fact it has gained new ground. Representing the pinnacle of sophisticated accommodation in Nairobi, the Sarova Stanley maintains a long tradition of service excellence that has played host to distinguished stars, royalty and many a famous writer.
The hotel boasts 217 individually air conditioned bedrooms that are spacious, elegant and come with modern amenities. One of the city's most elegant dining establishments, Thai Chi Restaurant offers the finest in authentic Thai cuisine. Also, the Thorn Tree Restaurant is an open-air pavement brasserie or bistro-style cafe that features an excellent patisserie range. Previously a Nairobi stock exchange and later turned into a bar, the in-house Exchange allows you to sip a tall drink beneath a long line of electrically operated palm leaf fans and keep up with the day's latest financial news. With an enhanced old charm and historic features, The Sarova Stanley Hotel remains a significant landmark in the centre of Nairobi and will continue to do so for many a year to come.