The Emory Hotel is a multi-million five-star hotel located in the posh Kileleshwa estate in Nairobi. It is owned by billionaire businesswoman and Nairobi Institute of Business Studies (NIBS) founder Lizzie Wanyoike.
In June 2018, Mrs Wanyoike told Business Daily that the 72-bed capacity hotel would operate strictly as a profit-oriented business.
“We are seeking to use the hotel as a job-creation venture and we have already recruited staff in all of its departments. We will also offer opportunities to suppliers to partner with us in making the business profitable as well as serve our tax obligations for the benefit of the national economy,” she said.
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Lizzie further stated that the hotel would offer NIBS hospitality students practical skills, attachment and employment.
According to the publication, the hotel cost Ksh450 million to construct. It was funded by Equity Bank through a negotiated credit package.
The main restaurant at the Emory Hotel is dubbed “The Stable” – inspired by the historical horse stable where thoroughbreds gather and are tended to. It is located on the ground floor. It serves signature dishes that include Thai, Indian, Italian and traditional local cuisines, accompanied by unrivalled customer service. The restaurant has a capacity of 80 guests.
The Emory Hotel offers 89 tastefully designed rooms in a contemporary and refreshing colourful style, radiating warmth and sophistication, overlooking the Nairobi Skyline. The rooms are suitable for your business and leisure stay. All rooms have natural light, are well ventilated including spacious modern bathrooms with rain-sky shower heads and are equipped with world-class luxury facilities.
The rooms are categorised as; Superior Single, Deluxe Single, Superior Double, Deluxe Double, and Executive Suite. The rooms cost between $100 to $130 per night. They have an A/C, WiFi, a TV set, safe, minibar, a shower, a telephone, and a bath.
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All Conference rooms at the Emory Hotel are equipped with State-of-the-art audio-visual equipment, including a projector and screen. They offer 10 multifunctional pillar-less meeting rooms, all well suited for private or corporate events, located on the Ground and 1st Floor with a capacity ranging from executive-style boardrooms for 5 pax to a Ball Room that can accommodate up to 100 guests.
All meeting rooms have versatile pre-function areas; the large terraces are ideal for conference health breaks and themed events: Birthday parties, cocktails, dinner events, photography, and exhibitions, among others.
Emory hotel’s in-house restaurants offer all-day dining. Guests can choose from three on-site dining options.
Located on the 7th floor, the Mustang-enclosed roof-top Lounge /Bar offers spectacular views of the Nairobi Skyline. It is a fantastic place to catch up with friends as you enjoy grills, roasts and refreshing cocktails.