Radisson Blu sets up base in Kenya

November 10, 2015
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Located in Upper Hill, the new hotel is opening its doors in a location which is envisaged to become Nairobi's upcoming business district/FILE
Located in Upper Hill, the new hotel is opening its doors in a location which is envisaged to become Nairobi’s upcoming business district/FILE
NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 10 – Radisson Blu has set base in Kenya.

Operated by The Rezidor Hotel Group, the Kenyan setup joins the company’s more than 280 hotels which are operated in 62 countries.

Located in Upper Hill, the new hotel is opening its doors in a location which is envisaged to become Nairobi’s upcoming business district.

According to Marc Descrozaille, Area Vice President Sub-Saharan Africa for The Rezidor Hotel Group, the new hotel is a significant milestone in their rapid expansion across Africa.

“The hotel is a modern salute to Radisson Blu’s design heritage and innovative spirit, and Kenya’s vibrant culture. Our global travellers can continue to expect the very best of Radisson Blu stylish, sophisticated and iconic experience in Kenya’s capital city,” he added.

In a bid to tap into the business of accommodation, guests staying at the hotel have a choice of three contemporary room designs from the sleek Urban Room style to the New York Mansion or the Naturally Cool themes with views out over the Nairobi city skyline or the Nairobi National Park. Its 271 guest rooms include 13 suites and a Presidential Suite with access to the Business Class Lounge.

Radisson Blu Hotel, Nairobi Upper Hill boasts a number of signature dining concepts allowing guests to experience the tastes and traditions of Kenya within the comfort of the hotel.

For instance, the ‘Chop House’ provides a holistic dining experience that highlights modern African cuisine while ‘The Larder’ offers all-day dining serving local favourites as well as international dishes with an African twist.

“We are immensely proud to be opening this amazing hotel in Nairobi and the whole team is looking forward to showing off our inimitable ‘Yes I Can!’ hospitality,” said Jens Brandin, General Manager of the Radisson Blu Hotel, Nairobi Upper Hill.

Brandin adds that as a premier business hotel, the unit will offer one of the best-equipped and largest conference facilities in Kenya. This is because of its easy access to the airport and an Upper Hill address that makes the location ideal for corporate gatherings of all sizes. He adds that its 14 meeting rooms equip Nairobi event planners with everything required for a smooth-running conference, including free high-speed, wireless Internet and the latest audio-visual technology.

Additionally, there is also a spacious 590-square-metre ballroom for a stunning reception, gala or other special occasion.

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