Four Points by Sheraton

Four Points by Sheraton: Our full report

Rooms
172 rooms
Traveller's rating
Excellent (92%) From 18 reviews
Children
Best for all ages
Open
All year

The Four Points by Sheraton Nairobi Airport (part of the Marriott group) is a new addition to the airport hotels and one of the closest hotels to Nairobi International Airport. It is located within the airport perimeter - a short 5-minute drive to the terminal buildings and is convenient for any late arrival or early morning flight departures.

When you make your booking with Expert Africa for a stay at the Four Points by Sheraton, your flight details are passed on and a hotel driver will be there to meet you on arrival with your name on a board. It's a short drive through the airport area to the hotel.

The ground floor entrance lobby is modern, light and airy and consists of the reception, the Lobby Bar (which serves drinks and snacks during the day) and a comfortable seating area furnished with modern brightly coloured furniture in tones of beige, green and yellow.

The hotel has two restaurants. On the ground floor you have the Marketplace – a contemporary restaurant decorated in neutral shades of green and brown with indoor and outdoor dining on the terrace, offering international cuisine including pastas, pizzas and burgers. It is open 24 hours. There is also the Tazama Rooftop restaurant on the fifth floor, with views towards Nairobi National Park in one direction and the airport runway in the other. This is open for lunch and dinner and specializes in roasts and grills. Here you will also find a bar and casual seating area, as well as the open-air, unheated swimming pool with comfortable sun-loungers. When we stayed in October 2019 there was quite a buzz up here with visitors enjoying a meal and drink on a warm summer evening, with background music playing. It all created a relaxed, fun atmosphere.

Each of the hotel's 172 en-suite rooms are modern in design with themes of white, blue and grey. These are made up of a selection of standard rooms, deluxe rooms and suites. Each has large twin or double beds, air-conditioning, a 42-inch TV, a writing desk, internet access, tea and coffee making facilities and an electronic room safe. There is a minibar with a selection of soft drinks, beer and wine, as well as crisps, nuts and chocolate bars should you be feeling peckish.

The bathrooms are sleek and modern with a single wash basin, shower and toilet. Toiletries, bathrobes and slippers are provided.

The Four Points by Sheraton has a fitness room with a selection of cardio and weight machines as well as a spa and steam room should you wish to pamper yourself during your stay.

Our view

With international standards, stylish accommodation and a choice of restaurants, as well as the complimentary transfers from the airport, the Four Points by Sheraton is ideally located very close to the terminal buildings of JKI Airport Nairobi.

Geographics

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Ideal length of stay: One night

Directions: The Four Points by Sheraton Nairobi Airport is within the security perimeter of Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and accessed by the hotel’s own vehicles which will pick you up and drop you off as required. This is a complimentary transfer service and there may be other people in the vehicle with you. It’s a journey of less than five minutes.

Accessible by: Fly-and-Transfer

Key personnel

Owner: Marriott Hotels

Food & drink

Usual board basis: B&B

Food quality: None of the team has had a chance to eat here but based on our visit in 2019 we would expect their food to be good for a hotel of this standard.

Dining style: Individual Tables

Dining locations: Indoor and Outdoor Dining

Cost of meal e.g. lunch: £15-20

Drinks included: Drinks are not included. Each room has a minibar stocked with soft drinks, beer and wine and costs range from around £2 for a fruit juice, £4 for a beer and £9 for a 250ml bottle of wine.

Further dining info: 24-hour room service is available.

Children

Attitude towards children: Children are welcome

Property’s age restrictions: There is no age restriction

Special activities & services: The rooftop pool is fun for older children supervised by their parents – there is no life guard on duty.

Infrastructure

Power supply: Mains Electricity

Power supply notes: There is a generator in case of any power cuts

Communications: Complimentary WiFi is available throughout the hotel.

TV & radio: Large flat-screen TVs are available in each room

Water supply: Mains

Water supply notes: The hotel has mains water supply.

Health & safety

Malarial protection recommended: Yes

Dangerous animals: Low Risk

Security measures: The hotel is within the airport security zone and the hotel has security gates on entry. Every vehicle is checked on arrival.

Fire safety: There are fire extinguishers throughout the hotel

Extras

Disabled access: In Place

Laundry facilities: Laundry is available at an additional cost.

Money: Most currencies can be exchanged for Kenya shillings at reception.

Accepted payment on location: Most international currencies and credit cards are accepted.

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