A 122-room Radisson Blu Hotel and Residence has opened in the Kenyan capital Nairobi.
The property is located in Kilimani district and looks over Arboretum park.
It offers a mix of rooms and suites ranging from 20 sqm to 133 sqm. Many rooms have private balconies with views of the park or the hotel pool.
The property has free wifi throughout, air-conditioned rooms, underground parking, 24-hour room service and 500 sqm of meetings and events space.
Guests can also access its spa, sauna, steam rooms, pool and gym.
Food and drink will be offered at all-day restaurant Firelake, café Arborista, the Lounge Bar and a poolside bar.
It marks the Radisson Hotel Group’s third opening in the city and its first extended-stay product, joining the Radisson Blu Nairobi Upperhill and Park Inn by Radisson Nairobi.
Tim Cordon, Radisson’s Senior Area Vice President for the Middle East and Africa, commented:
“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.”
Gerard Moutou, General Manager of the Radisson Blu Hotel and Residence, Nairobi Arboretum, added: “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.”
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