Four Points Sheraton has completed construction of its Nairobi airport hotel making it Kenya’s  second airport facility after the 144-room Lazizi Premiere Hotel.

The 172- room  facility located within the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport features five conference rooms targeting business meetings, coffee shop, 24-hour restaurant, a rooftop bar and grill, gym, Jacuzzi and spa. In addition, it has an online tools like reservation connections to efficiently upload registration lists and reservations cross check for first accurate reporting date.

The guest room categories are as follows; traditional kingdom, suite king room, executive suite room, twin interconnecting rooms, suite king and rooms specifically designed for people with limited mobility. Each room is fully equipped with modern amenities like safety box , satellite television, IDD telephones, mini  bar, wifi and latest audio equipment.

Four Points Sheraton airport hotel sales manager Mathew Ngoka says the facility targets transiting passengers, airline crews, and business executives on the go as well as providing options to people concerned about flight delays, reschedules or cancelled journeys, which at times force airlines to offer accommodation to distraught passengers.

The hotel first opened its doors in October last year and has since recorded good business says Ngoka.

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The hotel is part of the Starwood Hotels and Resorts managed and operated by US hospitality chain Marriott, which also manages other  global brands including St Regis, The Luxury Collection, Sheraton and W Hotels, among others.

Starwood currently operates nearly 9,500 rooms in 13 countries.

In June 2017, business daily reported that  Premji family the owners of bottling firm Aquamist are among the owners of the facility as he commands 33.3% of the multi-billion shilling hotel development through an entity dubbed Kanari Ltd. Other owners are the Mehta family through Bluesky Investments Ltd (33.3%), and Airstar Ltd (33.3%).

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