The Heron Portico

Milimani Road, Opp. CID Headquarters, Nairobi, 00100, Kenya | 3 star hotel
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Market, Music, and Museum

A travel blog entry by teacherintl


... We had a great guide through the museum. Considering the fact that I did the math wrong in my head and gave the guy the equivalent of $45 dollars instead of $4.50, I guess he should have been really good. Dang currency conversions! I'm now banned from tipping for the remainder of the trip.

But anyway, the museum was so interesting. It houses some amazing anthropological exhibits. Having read a great deal about ...


A travel blog entry by pollock.franki


... We decided to split off into pairs and meet back up in an hour. I was with Ranelle, Yari, and Taylor. I knew I wanted to get a Tusker shirt and something small for my Grandma and Aunt Lisa. I ended up getting two t-shirts, two little bowls, and a family statue. I traded all 4 pens, a hair tie, my watch, and some shillings for all of that. Erik even traded his fanny!! By the time we all met up everyone was broke, but had many goodies to show at show and tell later at ...

Drugs and Environment

A travel blog entry by masonken


... enough money to bring it to the landfill? It was a hard thing for me to understand when I first got here, but I get it now.

After we decided to do an activity. We had the students pick up trash around the school. We taught them how to appreciate their environment. It was interesting how not one student had a problem with picking up trash. They really enjoyed it. We then took our water jug and poured a little water to each set of hands so they could wash ...

My time here is winding down.

A travel blog entry by anniexf


... backyard which has a beautiful view of the valley below. She is married to an orthopedic surgeon who works at the C.U.R.E. hospital right next to Kijabe Hospital. They have an adorable 18-month old little girl who woke up from her nap as we were on the back patio having tea. Her first words to us were, “Monkey? Monkey gone?” Funny, there was a monkey there just a minute ago, but he’s gone. As we chatted she busied herself with picking ...

Top Mark School

A travel blog entry by twarfield


... the school administration, principal, teachers and students. Pastor Peter owns the church that rents the space to the school. He started the program by reading from John 13: 34-35 (correction!) which talks about loving one another. What better passage to put my place at this school in perspective...and what better confirmation from GOD that this is anointed and I am in the right place at the right time. I can't even explain the feeling ...

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This 3 star hotel, located in the Kileleshwa area of Nairobi, is near Railway Museum, Nairobi Education Centre - Animal Orphanage, Snake Park, and Nairobi Arboretum.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Heron Portico Nairobi

    Reviewed by susanlbeckett

    Heron Hotel

    Reviewed Aug 25, 2011
    by (1 review) , United States Flag of United States

    Nice bed but too noisy. Nice breakfast.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews The Heron Portico Nairobi

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent