Mövenpick Hotel in Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya

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The Mövenpick Hotel location in Kenya is an upscale property situated within the heart of the Westlands in Nairobi. The construction on the project which began in 2016 has been completed and the hotel was finally opened in April 2018.

The Mövenpick Hotel offers guests a selection of 276 rooms, suites, and residences. In addition, the property also features 14 state-of-the-art venues and a 710-square-meter Meyer Almasi ballroom. The ballroom has a built-in stage with a convertible design that can also be used as two enclosed sections.

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The design of the Mövenpick Hotel features a blend of authentic African designs and décor. It’s a unique traditional design that also matches the hotel’s signature personalized service and culinary heritage.

Reported in 2015

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts to construct first property in Kenya

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has announced plans to construct a 223-room property in Kenya as of mid-2016 a move that is set to boost the hospitality industry in the country. The Swiss company will construct the property in Nairobi’s Westlands area.

“The hospitality landscape in Nairobi is evolving with the arrival of new design-led upscale hotels giving legacy properties a run for their money,” Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts senior vice-president for Africa Alan O’Dea said in a statement.

The property in Kenya which will constitute 223 rooms and 54 spacious contemporary one- and two-bedroom apartments is set to target business tourists and long-stay couples and families.

“Visitor numbers to Kenya are expected to increase with growth driven by China, Russia, the Middle East, India, and neighboring African nations,” said O’Dea.

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts will be part of high-end hotels like Villa Rosa Kempinski, Radisson Blu, and the Sankara, among others, which could have a short-term impact on revenue per room.

“While this has put pressure on revenue available in the short term, the forecast upswing in inbound arrivals and the Kenyan government’s proactive approach to promoting business tourism set the scene for strong market growth and we are well placed to capitalize on this positive trend with the opening of Mövenpick Hotel & Residences Nairobi,” the senior vice-president added.

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is a hotel management company headquartered in Baar, Switzerland. They are owned by Mövenpick Holding and the Kingdom Group.