Grand entry of EKA Hotel that offers a contemporary dining experience coupled with comfort and convenience in Nairobi opens an aura of an alluring and rare gesture of hospitality writes Kelai WANJIRU.
Adjacent to the world famous Nairobi National Park, Eka Hotel is the newest hotel entering the fast growing segment of contemporary hotels in the city.
Fitting the bill of a convenient hotel for the business traveler who is looking for comfort and efficiency between business and travels, and offering comfort and convenience for the discerning holiday maker, the hotel has some distinctiveness that matches its tag line “The Only One”. It is surely an adorable outfit that invites and presents a nostalgic dining experience in a relaxed atmosphere for guests.
Located just minutes away from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and in close proximity to the city center, major corporates and industries, Eka Hotel is a gem to behold that offers the best in modern comfort and convenience.
Built to exacting international standards that combine functional technology, EKA offers one an exquisite experience that filled with inviting warmth oozing from the nature of the African hospitality. Personalized service steals the moment.
As one drives down the highway, the eye catching sight of the cream walls of the new hotel almost make one want to divert routes, change direction and get a feel of the warmth and vibrancy of the hotel. Speaking to the Sales & Marketing Manager of Eka Hotel, of note is that the hotel has conveniently chosen not to identify with any stars as the intent is for guests to visit the hotel and rate it according to their experience.
Expectations are sure to be exceeded and one is not too sure what star to rate the hotel as it is surely is a sight to behold both in stature and service.
For the business traveler who is looking for a place to rest and hold business meetings, the hotel features impressive meeting rooms uniquely named after flowers that comprise of Tulipa Room that holds up to a maximum of 200 people, Rosa and Lilium that hold 30 people each, and Alpinia and Salvia that hold 15 people each.
These rooms meet the business needs of corporate establishments that would be interested in holding meetings, events and conferences at a location outside the city centre yet accessible and convenient.
Holiday makers and tourists are sure to be impressed by this establishment in the neighborhood of the vast escarpment of the Nairobi National Park. All this accompanied by the assurance that one is minutes away from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, less than 5 kilometers away from the city center and Wilson Airport for local flights.
Comfort and convenience
Eka Hotel provides a unique living experience that’s accompanied by contemporary accommodation facilities. Designed with international architectural elements and infusing essentials of African heritage in décor and style, Eka Hotel aims to reach out to the person that wants that home away from home feel.
The hotel’s rooms are fashioned to offer the best in comfort and efficiency drawing inspiration from the spirit of Africa. The hotel comprises of 170 rooms, 160 of which are superior, 2 rooms for guests with special needs, 5 junior suites, and 3 executive suites. Guests have exclusive access to the in house gym that is equipped with the latest technology in fitness facilities.
In house amenities incorporate “Plug and Play” panels that enable seamless connectivity of audio visual and technological devices to the LCD flat screens that are fitted in every room, and WIFI hotspots in every area of the hotel that guarantee 24 hr access to high speed complimentary internet access.
Every room comes equipped with a personal bar, in house safe deposit box; coffee and tea making facilities, direct dial international call facilities, hair dryer and iron facilities. An exceptional detail of the en-suite rooms is the bathrooms that feature separate glass walled with trendy rain showers.
“The Only One” affords one a contemporary dining experience that reaches out to relax and comfort the senses. For the guest that’s looking for an experience that calms the senses and enhances an unwinding experience, Eka Hotel offers dining at its best with the freshest local flavors.
With a carefully selected buffet breakfast, all day a-la-carte snack menu with flowing tea and coffee, and room service facilities up till 10.30 PM, Eka Hotel is sure to capture the hearts of the guest who is looking for a new, inviting and exciting experience that is incomparable.
Spread out over the ground floor of the hotel, the Galaxy restaurant showcases the finest cuisine that comes complete with a “live show kitchen” and an outdoor terrace that overlooks the infinity swimming pool. The elegant and inviting bar, an extension of the Galaxy restaurant, offers a variety of award winning international and local wines, beers and beverages which come accompanied by tasty bitings and snacks.
The Spur, another restaurant in the spacious hotel, already renowned for its succulent steak and sumptuous chicken dishes from all over Africa, seafood, mouthwatering carveries, salads and vegetarian meals, surely tickle the taste buds and will keep guests lingering at the Eka Hotel.
Other amenities offered at the hotel comprise of laundry services, multi-lingual concierge services, pick and drop services to and from the airport and around the city, gift shop within the facility, baby sitting services with prior arrangement, complimentary parking for guests, currency exchange among other personalized services.
For unique contemporary hospitality and a relaxing experience away from the hustle and bustle of the fast enlarging city, Eka Hotel is the one sure place that meets and surpasses the expectations of the guest who is looking out for a new experience.
“The Only One” is the only place to experience, comfort, convenience and efficiency.