Nairobi Serena Hotel is pleased to announce the completion of
the phase one of its ongoing refurbishment that will be open from 1st
The refurbishment program is in line
with Serena Hotels commitment of continuous improvement of its product and is
aligned to respond to global trends and needs of leisure and corporate
The five-star hotel is a member of the
Leading Hotels of the World and is well known for preserving the rich
Pan-African inspired culture expressed through its interiors and unique décor
The refurbishment programme is being
managed in two phases.
The now completed phase one-north wing
includes the completion of 95 fully upgraded rooms. Of the 95 rooms, four are
executive suites, seven deluxe rooms while 84 are Queen deluxe rooms.
The rooms feature double glazed
acoustic windows, enhanced fire, security and safety systems in compliance with
New high-speed lifts, energy efficient
mood lighting and modern air conditioning systems have also been installed.
“We are pleased to see the evolution
of the hotel to support the ever-changing needs of our guests. Service
excellence is an intrinsic part of our culture, developed over the last 40
“Enhancing of the Pan-African design
features, coupled with modern amenities and caring service demonstrates our
commitment to meeting the expectations of our clients.” says Mr. Mahmud Jan
Mohamed, Managing Director, Serena Hotels.
A new executive lounge on the 7th
floor has been added and it includes two private meeting rooms, while the entire
floor offers spectacular views of the Nairobi City skyline.
The hotel also has a new ballroom and
The 450 sq. metres acoustic ballroom
has a capacity to hold 450 people theatre style and can break out into two
separate meeting rooms fitted with state of the art Audio Visual Equipment.
New front of house areas includes an
upgraded lobby, a parking silo with a capacity of 120 cars comprising a
provision for VIP parking and for the physically challenged.
Guests can also look forward to a new
fusion restaurant scheduled for opening in November 2018 and will complement the
current Food and Beverage experience offered at the all-day Café Maghreb
restaurant, Mandhari fine dining restaurant and the Aksum Bar which remain
“Through the use of unique hand
crafted woodwork and motifs, water features and beautiful landscaping, we have
been able to preserve our unique identity,” says Mr. Jan Mohamed.
The second phase (south wing) of the
hotel’s refurbishment commences in September 2018 and is expected to be
completed by the first quarter of 2019 when the full room inventory of 199
rooms-across a wide range of room types will be in operation.