A new contemporary urban hotel, Sankara Nairobi, opened on the 15th August 2010 in Kenya’s capital. Created and managed by Sankara Hotels & Resorts, the 156-room hotel balances modern style with local influences. Sankara Nairobi is proud to house Nairobi’s largest collection of contemporary African art with more than 200 works on display. Its facilities include rooms and suites amongst the most spacious in Nairobi, the first Angsana Spa in Eastern Africa, a roof top pool, gym, four restaurants and ‘Gallery’, a wine bar housing close to 5,000 bottles. For business travellers, there is a 7th floor Executive Lounge with dedicated butler service and an array of meeting facilities. Only 20 kilometres from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, Sankara Nairobi is situated in the heart of Westlands, Nairobi’s commercial, retail and entertainment quarter and is within easy reach of the city centre and diplomatic districts.