Dubai-based Aleph Hospitality has opened the
Best Western Plus Westlands hotel in Nairobi, Kenya.
The hotel is located in the heart of Nairobiís
social and entertainment hub, the vibrant Westlands district, home
to shops, restaurants and numerous corporate headquarters.
Some of Nairobiís top attractions including the neighbouring Sarit Expo Centre, Nairobi National Park, David
Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and the Kenyatta International Conference
Centre are also within close reach, making the hotel ideally
positioned for both business and leisure travel.
Bani Haddad, Managing Director, Aleph
Hospitality, said, ďThe opening of Best Western Plus Westlands
signals our commitment to Kenya, the third-largest tourism economy
in Sub-Saharan Africa. Kenya is a popular destination in the heart
of the region and its travel and tourism industry grew 5.6% in
2018, exceeding global and regional levels, according to the WTTC.
We are proud to be part of this growth and to support the economy
with more than 80 new jobs and the generation of additional
international visitors that Best Western Plus Westlands will
The new-build hotel features 101
guest rooms, including the more spacious Junior
Suites which have a separate living room and kitchenette, and a luxurious
Penthouse Suite with a private outdoor hot tub.
The Best Western Plus Westlands also offers free WiFi, a
dedicated meetings floor, a gym and two F&B outlets.
The hotelís owner, Amit Lukka, said, ďWe
are thrilled to find a partner in Aleph Hospitality that supports
both our vision for Nairobiís hospitality sector and our countryís
wider efforts to market Kenya as a destination of choice. Aleph
Hospitality is a trusted and accomplished partner that will manage
the hotel on our behalf, driving maximum return on our investment
as well as delivering a superior guest experience in collaboration
with the prestigious global chain, Best Western.Ē
Aleph Hospitality currently operates four hotels
in Africa with six new openings already slated for 2020. The
company expects to have 35 hotels in the Middle East and Africa by 2025.