The Heron Portico


Jakaya Kikwete Road, Nairobi, Kenya

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About The Heron Portico

The Heron Portico offers 4-star accommodation in Nairobi. It also provides free Wi-Fi, a sauna and an outdoor pool.

The Heron Portico's 108 individually-decorated rooms offer wireless interne...

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To Downtown

1.0 mi



Nearest airport

Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl

Distance to airport

8.6 mi


Check-in time

3:00 PM

Check-out time

12:00 PM


Wi-Fi available in all areas

Payment & Cancellation

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Front desk number

+254 202 720 740

Amenities at The Heron Portico

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Family rooms
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Gift shop
  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Packed lunches
  • Free toiletries
  • Heated pool
  • Room service
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Child pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Key card access
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Kids meals
  • CCTV outside property
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kitchenware
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Laptop safe
  • Express check-out
  • Hairdryer
  • Lockers
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Air-conditioned
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Pants press
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Free parking
  • Pool towels
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Pool view
  • Coffee shop
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Kitchen
  • 24hr front desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance
  • Kitchenette
  • Storage available
  • Private parking
  • Quiet street view
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Increased accessibility
  • Beach towels
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Safety deposit box
  • Grill
  • Seating area
  • Elevator
  • Minibar
  • Shampoo
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Shower
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Shower cap
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Adapter
  • Slippers
  • First-aid kit
  • Microwave
  • Snack bar
  • Socket near the bed
  • Additional toilet
  • Sofa
  • Sofa bed
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Body soap
  • Bottle of water
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Telephone
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Safe
  • Sauna
  • Cleaning products
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Clothes rack
  • Trash cans
  • Tumble dryer
  • TV
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Conditioner
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Valet parking
  • Desk
  • Dining table
  • Walk-in shower
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Drying rack for clothing


  • Golf
  • Evening entertainment
  • Fitness center
  • Massage


  • Business center
  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Hammam (Turkish bath)
  • Laundry service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Tour desk
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Health club
  • Spa
  • Key access
  • Beauty salon
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service

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Reviews for The Heron Portico

GoodBased on 283 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Super friendly staff, nice clean room." (in 94 reviews)
  • Excellent breakfast with great joice. (in 42 reviews)
  • "Helpful staff, nice hotel." (in 33 reviews)
Cons -
  • And room keys just won't work (in 25 reviews)
  • The hot water for shower . (in 16 reviews)
  • Unfortunatly the breakfast was very limited. (in 15 reviews)

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Where is The Heron Portico

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FAQs when booking at The Heron Portico

Is pricing at The Heron Portico comparable to 4 star hotels in Nairobi?

Nightly rates at The Heron Portico will generally be 23% cheaper than the average 4-stars hotel in Nairobi. When staying at The Heron Portico, you should be prepared to pay about $81/night, which is considered to be a good deal in Nairobi for a 4-stars hotel.

How close is The Heron Portico to the nearest airport, Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl Airport?

At just 8.6 mi apart, the expected drive time from the nearest airport, Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl Airport, to The Heron Portico is 0h 17m. The estimated drive time may vary depending on high and low traffic times in the surrounding area. This is especially true for metro areas.

What is the best way for guests to get from Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl Airport to The Heron Portico?

The Heron Portico has parking for hotel guests so for most visitors spending time in Nairobi, renting a car for around $87/day may be the best option. This will give you the ability to get to and from Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl Airport, and also give you the flexibility to get around the area. One of the more popular options today is to take a taxi or ridesharing service directly from Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta Intl Airport to the hotel. This option is often cost effective, but guests must keep a lookout for peak time rates.

Is there a pool at The Heron Portico?

Yes. HotelsCombined users traveling to Nairobi often look for hotels with a pool available. Most hotels have pool hours, so be sure to ask the front desk at The Heron Portico for pool rules and guidelines.

What is the The Heron Portico phone number?

The best way to contact The Heron Portico is by calling +254 202 720 740.

Does The Heron Portico have Wi-Fi available?

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

Is there a gym or fitness center at The Heron Portico?

Yes, there is a fitness center open to guests staying at The Heron Portico.

What is the check-out time at The Heron Portico?

12:00 PM is the check-out time at The Heron Portico. Late check-out may be available, but needs to be agreed with the hotel.

How much does it cost to stay at The Heron Portico, Nairobi?

On average, guests have been paying $81 per night to stay at The Heron Portico. Some users have found rooms as low as $34 per night. Enter your dates in the form above to see the price rates available for your stay.

Is there a restaurant at The Heron Portico?

There is an on-site restaurant - contact The Heron Portico for opening and last order times. For drinks at the accommodation, there is a bar available.

Does The Heron Portico have a laundry service?

There’s a laundry service at The Heron Portico that can be used by guests. Guests can also use ironing facilities.