DoubleTree by Hilton Debuts in Nairobi
DoubleTree by Hilton Nairobi Hurlingham welcomes guests to the first DoubleTree by Hilton branded property in the capital
NAIROBI, Kenya and MCLEAN, Va. - East Africa's most cosmopolitan city1 Nairobi welcomes one of Hilton's (NYSE: HLT) 14 market-leading brands, DoubleTree by Hilton. Conveniently located along Ngong Road, DoubleTree by Hilton Nairobi Hurlingham opens as the first DoubleTree branded property in Kenya - joining five DoubleTree by Hilton properties now open across Africa.
"With the number of travellers visiting Kenya growing year-on-year2, we are delighted to be opening the first DoubleTree by Hilton property in Nairobi in such a prime location with easy access to corporate offices and tourist attractions in Nairobi ," said Nitin Gupta, general manager, DoubleTree by Hilton Nairobi Hurlingham. "We look forward to opening our doors and providing our warm welcome to leisure and business guests alike, as they explore everything the capital has to offer."
Guests can explore the heart of the capital, as the hotel is ideally located just a few miles away from the Karen Blixen Museum, Giraffe Centre and the David Shedrick Wildlife Trust Elephant Orphanage, or stroll through the city's various shopping malls. Travellers also have easy access to Nairobi's central and financial districts, including Nairobi Business Park, corporate houses and NGO centres.
Hotel features and amenities include:
Guests can start their day with a sumptuous breakfast in the exquisite Atrium Brasserie. For lunch and dinner, the hotel offers an a la carte menu and an extensive buffet, including Indian, Italian and pan-Asian cuisines. After a day exploring the city guests can unwind in the Piano Lounge with a selection of wines or contemporary cocktails, whilst enjoying sweet symphonies from live piano and saxophone players*.
Guests can rejuvenate with access to a 24-hour gymnasium, as well as a swimming pool open from 6am - 7pm.
- MEETINGS & EVENTS
DoubleTree by Hilton Nairobi Hurlingham boasts five meeting rooms with natural daylight, capable of hosting up to 250 delegates. The hotel provides great space for corporate events and social gatherings with additional outdoor break out space on the terrace, which is perfect to enjoy Nairobi's lovely weather.
DoubleTree by Hilton Nairobi Hurlingham is the first hotel to open under Hilton's Africa Growth Initiative. Hilton has committed a total of $50 million over the next five years towards the Hilton Africa Growth Initiative to support the continued expansion of its Sub-Saharan African portfolio. These funds are intended to support the conversion of around 100 hotels in multiple African markets into Hilton branded properties, providing instant benefits such access to over 69-million Hilton Honors members and leading innovative technology, including digital-check in.
DoubleTree by Hilton Nairobi Hurlingham is part of the Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty programme for Hilton's distinct hotel brands. Hilton Honors members who book directly though preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can't be found anywhere else and free standard Wi-Fi.
DoubleTree by Hilton Nairobi Hurlingham is located at Ngong Lane, P.O. Box 69702 - 00400, Nairobi just 13 miles away from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
*Live piano and saxophone players only perform on Friday evenings.
About DoubleTree by Hilton
DoubleTree by Hilton is a fast-growing, global portfolio of more than 565 upscale hotels with more than 130,000 rooms across six continents. Over the past 50 years, DoubleTree by Hilton has maintained its philosophy that it’s the little things that make a big difference, from welcoming guests with its signature, warm DoubleTree Cookie, to serving the local community. Thanks to the dedication of its Team Members, DoubleTree by Hilton ensures the absolute best experiences for guests and continues to be a symbol of comfort through contemporary accommodations and amenities, including unique food and beverage experiences, state-of-the-art fitness offerings, and meetings and event spaces. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. To make reservations, travelers may visit doubletree.com. Connect with DoubleTree by Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Learn about the latest brand news at newsroom.hilton.com/doubletree.
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 17 world-class brands comprising nearly 5,900 properties with more than 939,000 rooms, in 114 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton earned a spot on the 2018 world’s best workplaces list, and has welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its 100-year history. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, more than 94 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can’t buy, plus enjoy instant benefits, including digital check-in with room selection, Digital Key, and Connected Room. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.