JW Marriott announces second hotel in Kenya

Nairobi Marriott is tallest hotel in Kenya
2024-03-29
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JW Marriott announces second hotel in Kenya
JW Marriott announces second hotel in Kenya

The new property is a part of American hospitality chain Marriott International and Marriott Bonvoy's portfolio of over 30 hotel brands

JW Marriott has unveiled its second property in Kenya with the opening of JW Marriott Hotel Nairobi, featuring 315 rooms over 35 floors.
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JW Marriott, has unveiled its second property in Kenya with the opening of JW Marriott Hotel Nairobi which is also now the tallest hotel in the country with 35 stories in the Westlands commercial district.

The new property is a part of American hospitality chain Marriott International and Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of over 30 hotel brands.

According to a press statement by the hotel, JW Marriott Hotel Nairobi blends the essence of Kenya’s natural beauty and heritage in its 315 guestrooms, with five dining destinations, a luxury Spa by JW, swimming pool, fitness centre, and eight exceptional event spaces for gatherings and celebrations. An additional 51 spacious serviced apartments and a sky bar and lounge are slated to open later in the year.

It adds that the hotel’s interior design is largely inspired by Kenya’s great outdoors, with an earth-toned colour palette of savannah browns, Maasai reds, cultural terracotta, and safari green incorporated throughout its spaces.

It goes on to says that JW Marriott Hotel Nairobi offers over 1,700 sqm of meeting and event spaces equipped with a pillar-less Grand Ballroom which can host up to 800 guests.

 Helen Leighton

Helen Leighton

“As JW Marriott expands its presence in Africa, the brand enriches the region with a legacy of luxurious hospitality, seamlessly weaving together its dedication to holistic well-being and fostering meaningful connections throughout the continent. JW Marriott Hotel Nairobi perfectly embodies the city’s contemporary yet mindful urban lifestyle. The property combines the warmth of African hospitality with serene spaces where guests can disconnect from distraction, focus on the present moment, and reconnect with what matters most to them,” says Helen Leighton, Vice President, Luxury Brands and Communications, Marriott International, Europe, Middle East and Africa.

 Eben Nel

Eben Nel

“JW Marriott Hotel Nairobi takes pride in ushering in a new chapter of refinement to our capital city. The property is perfectly situated for restful overnight stays for those visitors adventuring into the country’s magnificent game reserves,” says Eben Nel, General Manager, JW Marriott Hotel Nairobi.

“For those visiting the city for longer and needing to revitalize their souls by immersing themselves in nature, the tranquillity of Nairobi National Park, the world’s only national park within a capital city, is just a short drive out of the Central Business District. We are thrilled to open our doors and offer a warm Kenyan welcome, world-class service, and generous hospitality to our guests,’’ Nel adds.

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