The Heron Portico

Self Rated: 4.0 out of 5
Jakaya Kikwete Road, Opposite Provincial Police Headquarters, Nairobi, 00100, Kenya
4.5 out of 5 rating 1022 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5
Property Details

Property Location

A stay at The Heron Portico places you in the heart of Nairobi, a 2-minute drive from Nairobi Hospital and 6 minutes from City Hall. This 4-star hotel is 1.3 mi (2.2 km) from Arboretum and 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from City Square.

Rooms

Make yourself at home in one of the 108 individually furnished guestrooms, featuring refrigerators and minibars. Flat-screen televisions with satellite programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Amenities

Be sure to enjoy recreational amenities, including a health club, an outdoor pool, and a sauna. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.

Dining

Enjoy regional cuisine at BASHASHA, one of the hotel's 3 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Snacks are also available at the coffee shop/café. Unwind at the end of the day with a drink at the bar/lounge or the poolside bar. Buffet breakfasts are available daily from 6:30 AM to 10 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Event facilities at this hotel consist of a conference center and a meeting room. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.

Attractions

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Nairobi Hospital - 1.2 km / 0.7 mi
Central Park - 1.2 km / 0.8 mi
Nairobi Gallery - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Uhuru Park - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Teleposta Towers - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Kenya Railway Golf Club - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
National Assembly Building - 1.7 km / 1.1 mi
Kenyatta Mausoleum - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi
Nairobi Railway Museum - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Parliament Building - 2 km / 1.2 mi
City Hall - 2 km / 1.2 mi
University of Nairobi - 2 km / 1.2 mi
City Square - 2 km / 1.3 mi
Jeevanjee Gardens - 2.1 km / 1.3 mi
Kenyatta International Convention Centre - 2.2 km / 1.3 mi

The nearest airports are:
Nairobi (NBO-Jomo Kenyatta Intl.) - 17.8 km / 11.1 mi
Nairobi (WIL-Wilson) - 5.5 km / 3.4 mi

The preferred airport for The Heron Portico is Nairobi (NBO-Jomo Kenyatta Intl.).

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 10am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


  • No onsite parking is available.

  • 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.


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.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.


  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
  • One child 3 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

  • 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.

  • No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: KES 1500 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: KES 25 per person (one-way)
  • A late check-out fee will be charged

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Features
  • -Wedding services
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Banquet hall
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Coffee shop or café
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Concierge services
  • -Porter/bellhop
  • -Terrace
  • -Gift shops or newsstand
  • -Hair salon
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Outdoor pool
  • -Children's pool
  • -Fitness facilities
  • -Health club
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Free self parking
  • -Business center
  • -Conference center
  • -One meeting room
  • -Lockers available
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Spa services on site
  • -Number of restaurants - 3
  • -Sauna
  • -Garden
  • -Poolside bar - 1
  • -Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • -Elevator
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • -Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking