Hero photo

The Heron Portico

Jakaya Kikwete Road, Nairobi 00100

+254 202 720 740

per night


based on 404 reviews

Mon 9/27
Tue 9/28
Cheapest dealsNightly total


Value for money

A stay at The Heron Portico places you in the heart of Nairobi, within a 5-minute drive of University of Nairobi and City Hall. 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.

The Heron Portico photos

Available rooms at The Heron Portico

Mon 9/27
Tue 9/28
Mon 9/27
Tue 9/28
Show deals with

Is it really the cheapest?

We search major booking sites and individual hotels so you can compare the best deals on hotel rooms

Standard Rooms - Skyline view


$74 totalExpedia
View Deal


  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee shop
  • Business center
  • Child pool
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities

Services and conveniences

  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Business center
  • Express check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • 24hr front desk

Accessibility and suitability

  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Designated smoking area


  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Minibar
  • Coffee shop

Pool and spa

  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Outdoor pool


  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Grill
  • Garden

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service

Things to do

  • Beauty salon
  • Gift shop


  • Lockers
  • Storage available


  • Hairdryer

Health and safety

  • Safe

Family friendly

  • Child pool


  • Fitness center


  • Free Wi-Fi

Places of interest near The Heron Portico

Recommendations carefully curated by Momondo Places

Jakaya Kikwete Road, Nairobi 00100

Restaurants and Cafés

Caramel Restaurant & Lounge – Nairobi1.1 mi
Mawimbi1.1 mi
Makuti Bar InterContinental Nairobi1.4 mi

Traveler Reviews

GreatBased on 404 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Super friendly staff, nice clean room." (in 83 reviews)
  • Very quiet room and nice ambiance. (in 43 reviews)
  • Excellent breakfast with great joice. (in 36 reviews)
Cons -
  • And room keys just won't work (in 25 reviews)
  • No hot water for first 3 days. (in 13 reviews)
  • Unfortunatly the breakfast was very limited. (in 12 reviews)

Traveler type:
Sort by:

Info about your stay

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • 4 star hotels in Nairobi typically cost $107/night, but The Heron Portico is typically available for $59/night, and is rated equally to its competitors.

  • If you're looking to go directly from Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl to The Heron Portico, expect a 25min drive as they are around 8.6 mi apart.

  • If you intend on renting a car to travel from Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl to the hotel, you will have peace of mind knowing that The Heron Portico offers parking on site. Car rentals in the area typically go for $36/day for a base model rental. If you’re looking for a simple travel option from Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl to The Heron Portico, consider calling a taxi or rideshare service to take you to the hotel as well as around the city during your visit.

  • Yes, The Heron Portico does have a restaurant where you can sit down to eat or take food to go. There are also many other quality food options in Nairobi for those looking for something different. If you are staying at The Heron Portico, you are more than welcome to order food through the hotel’s room service menu.

  • The Heron Portico does have a pool on site that hotel guests may use. Be advised that hotels typically have rules associated with pool usage. momondo would advise you to check with the front desk before taking a swim.

  • The city center nearest to The Heron Portico is Nairobi, which is 1.0 mi away from the hotel’s front door. There, you can find Nairobi National Museum, which is a popular sight in the area.

  • If you have questions about The Heron Portico or your reservation, please call the front desk directly at +254 202 720 740.

  • Yes, The Heron Portico has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • There is a fitness center available to The Heron Portico guests.

momondo’s favorite hotels