|As Kenya's first luxury hotel, The Stanley is a five-star hotel built around the history of Nairobi, is famous for its 'Thorn Tree" cafe, a world meeting place. The Thorn tree, in the days before modern communication, was used as a bulletin board for notices and messages from the settlers that lived in the more remote areas of Kenya. The cafe was also a favorite observation post of Ernest Hemingway.
Today, the visitor will find modern air-conditioned accommodations, including television, video and mini-bars in all of the spacious rooms, a rooftop swimming pool, cafe and a health club. International banquet, conference facilities and a hotel airport bus are also available.
Accommodation: The hotel offers 217 individually air-conditioned rooms in 8 floors including 2 twin rooms for the physically challenged, 1 penthouse, 1 presidential suite.
Room facilities include direct dial telephones, direct E-mail access, safe, satellite TV with a 'guestlink' interactive system, bath, shower, hair dryer.
Guest Services: Bureau de charge, same day laundry and valet services, baby-sitting services, conference facilities, shopping arcade, travel agency chemist, a variety of restaurants and bars, swimming pool and health club.