Sarovar Hotels and Resorts launched its fifth property last week – The Laziz Premiere Nairobi. It falls under the upscale category under the group’s Sarovar Premiere brand.

The 144-key property is located within close proximity to The Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. There are four in-house food and beverage offerings, which are Kitchen 9 (multi-cuisine restaurant), Aroma (Kenyan coffee shop), Velocity Bar (an English pub), Sky View Lounge (a contemporary lounge) and The Pool Deck (rooftop bar).

In addition, there are two meeting rooms and one board room that can together fit 200 delegates. Guests can revitalize at the infinity pool, the fitness centre and at the hotel’s spa.

In a recent press release, Ajay K Bakaya, the managing director of Sarovar Hotels stated: “Kenya is the business hub for Africa and has one of the most diverse accommodation facilities. Nairobi being the hub of East Africa offers a great launch pad for our expansion and growing our footprint in the African region. Travellers in transit, airline crews and other local and international visitors intending to avoid traffic enroute to the airport have not had much luck as most hotels are still quite a distance from the main international airport in the capital city. We are aiming to tap that segment with The Lazizi Premiere”.

Currently, there are four properties under the Sarovar Hotels and Resorts brand in Africa – The New Africa Hotel & Casino, The Heron Portico, The Zehneria Portico Nairobi and Panorama Sarovar Portico.

Netra Venkateshwaran