The Heron Portico
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Heron Portico Nairobi
Nice bed but too noisy. Nice breakfast.
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... thought I was South African. I then waited 20mins to get my bag. After I collected my bag I followed the signs saying exit. As soon as I walked through the exit I saw a black African man holding a paper sign saying "B Notley". I waved to him and me came and met me. He introduced himself (Jeffery) and then insisted on taking all of my bags. He got me to wait in the car park while he got the car and brought it to me. I had a few men yell out ...
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The flight from Vic Falls to J'berg was ...
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... of thanks to the 50+ students and teachers that came out .
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... are not available here and without burning, trash like plastics would be more abundant and plentiful than they already are.
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