Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence, Nairobi Arboretum Opens as the Group’s Third Hotel in Kenya

Main Photo: The Nairobi Aboretum

Date: October 2019

Location: Kilimani district, Nairobi, Kenya

Name: Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence, Nairobi Arboretum

No. of Keys: 122 rooms and suites

Seller: TBA

Buyer: The hotel is located in the heart of Nairobi, overlooking the Arboretum park and adjacent to the State House, within the affluent Kilimani district of the city, a sprawling forest reserve and a popular destination for walks and picnics, the Arboretum offers a refreshing retreat away from the urban frenzy and is home to more than 300 exotic tree species and more than 100 types of bird.

Tim Cordon, Senior Area Vice President, Middle East & Africa, Radisson Hotel Group, said: “We are thrilled to open the doors of our third hotel and first extended stay product in Nairobi.

Nairobi is the economic powerhouse of East Africa and is large enough to offer multiple Radisson Hotel Group hotels, including residences. Adding our third hotel in Nairobi is in line with our strategy of adding depth to our focus countries with multiple properties and multiple product offerings.

The residence is the first internationally branded extended stay product in the city and complements our other properties in Nairobi; Radisson Blu Hotel, Nairobi Upperhill and Park Inn by Radisson Nairobi Westlands.”

The hotel’s 122 rooms and suites feature contemporary interiors, private balconies, upscale amenities and exclusive services like free Wi-Fi, individual climate control and 24-hour room service.

They range in size between 20-133 sqm, with views of the pool or lush park and garden – all set in a prime location, minutes from the heart of the city. The hotel also offers all guests secure underground parking, in a safe location surrounded by a tranquil environment.

The hotel introduces Africa’s first Firelake Restaurant, the famous Radisson Hotel Group concept, which is a comfortable retreat offering all-day dining, while Arborista offers speciality coffee and tea. There is also a Lounge Bar and the Infinity Pool Bar.

The new hotel offers meetings and events space as well as an enhanced outdoor option at the Arboretum park. The hotel’s functional venues offer 500 sqm of meetings and events space that takes up to 200 guests.

Gerard Moutou, General Manager of the Radisson Blu Hotel & Residence, Nairobi Arboretum, said: “We are delighted to welcome our guests to our eco-friendly hotel, tucked away in a leafy forest area, just a few minutes away from the business demand generators and city centre. The combination of our tranquil surroundings, passionate team and renowned Yes I Can! hospitality, we are the perfect base for business and leisure guests enjoying a short or long stay in our stylish hotel rooms or residential apartments.”

THPT Comment: Sounds like Radisson have a stylish property in this busy capital city of Kenya.

First Seen: Radisson press release

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