Monday, 30 April 2018

KENYA: IHG Takes Over Hotel Lazizi Premiere, Renamed Crowne Plaza Nairobi Airport Hotel

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has taken over the management of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport-based Hotel Lazizi Premiere which is set to rebrand to Crowne Plaza Nairobi Airport Hotel this week.

IHG confirmed it was taking over management of the four-star hotel, owned by Kiran Patel, from Mumbai-based hotelier Sarovar.

The hotel sits on a 1.5-acre plot. It features three conference rooms targeting business meetings, as well as a rooftop pool, spa, gym, coffee shop, bar, and café where guests can rest as they wait for their flights.

During its opening last year, Lazizi employed 165 staff, with Satya Roychowdhur, an ex-Carlson Rezidor executive, as the general manager.

It is one of the two hotels at JKIA, with the other being Four Points run by Sheraton Nairobi Airport Hotel, a 172-room property under the Marriott International umbrella.

The two hotels are targeting the passenger traffic at the airport as Kenya entrenches its status as a regional transport hub.

International arrivals and departures in Kenya most through JKIA reached 2.8 million last year, according to the Economic Survey 2018.

International travellers are the main target for airport hotels.

Crowne Plaza Nairobi Airport Hotel will be the second under the Crowne Plaza brand in Kenya.

LUXURY HOTEL IN NAIROBI AIRPORT

The Lazizi Premiere is the only official hotel located at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, designed to offer a luxurious and elegant experience with unmatched security within the most protected zone in Nairobi.

The hotel offers 144 spacious, adaptable, contemporarily designed rooms, with a large ergonomic working area consisting of suites, interconnecting rooms, double and twin rooms, convenient for business, family and leisure travelers.

With its convenient location, less than 3 minutes from the terminals, the hotel caters to transiting international and domestic passengers adding tranquility and comfort to your travel experience.

No traffic, no delays and no hold ups thus guaranteeing seamless transition to your flight on time, every time.

Tailored to meet every guest's needs, the hotel also has facilities for pre or post flight passengers with day rooms.

Specializing in relaxation and rejuvenation, personal fulfillment is also guaranteed at the Euphoria Spa, a roof top deck with an infinity pool as well as an equipped gym for the fitness enthusiasts.

The hotel features a contemporary café with a round the clock menu offering local and global cuisine, a coffee shop that offers the best handpicked flavors and a unique culinary experience.

A bar with an amazing range of exotic cocktails, international wines, draught beer, mock tails and starters for every mood.

A conference center is provided with 3 varied meeting rooms, a state of the art business center and a shop stocked with essential items and Kenyan artifacts.

Complimentary Luxury Airport Pick up & Drop off is provided upon Request within JKIA (Jomo Kenyatta International Airport) to Hotel.



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