Sarovar Hotels debuts Hometel overseas with property signing in Nairobi
Sarovar Hotels has announced the overseas debut of its value brand, Hometel, with the signing of a hotel in Nairobi. The hotel, Tetezi Hometel Nairobi, will mark Sarovar Hotelâ€™s fourth offering in Kenyaâ€™s capital after The Heron Portico, The Zehneria Portico and The Lazizi Premiere. With this, the brand will exceed a total of 400 keys in Nairobi and 800 keys in Africa.
The 80-key Tetezi Hometel is located along Riverside Drive, Nairobi and is owned by Tetezi House Ltd, which is owned and promoted by John Mburu. Construction of the project has commenced and the hotel is expected to open in 2019.
Ajay Bakaya, MD, Sarovar Hotels said, â€śHometel, our mid-segment brand, delivers profitable hotels to owners. There is a growing demand for good value for money hotels across the country and abroad. This is the largest demand segment. We aim to cater to these markets with our hotels by offering best value to business and leisure travellersâ€ť.
Tetezi Hometel Nairobi will be Sarovar Hotelsâ€™ eighth property in Africa.Â Other properties by the group in the continent includes The New Africa Hotel, Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania; Panorama Sarovar Portico, Juba, South Sudan; Sarovar Premiere, Lusaka, Zambia; and Sarovar Premiere, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.