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Autograph Collection Hotels announced that it will soon debut the brand into Kenya with Sankara Nairobi slated to join the brands diverse and distinguished portfolio of over 150 independent hotels around the world.

A hallmark of hospitality in Keynya’s capital city, the Sankara Nairobi shares the brands values of vision, design and craft and its ‘exactly like nothing else’ mantra. Owned by Westlands Hotels, the property is expected to be rebranded in early 2019.

“Our one-of-a-kind Autograph Collection Hotels are known for providing differentiated, standout guest experiences, and we are thrilled to welcome Sankara Nairobi to our dynamic portfolio,” said Alex Kyriakidis, managing director, Middle East and Africa, Marriott International. “The Sankara Nairobi, provides a unique sense of place through design, decor and the experience it creates for guests. We believe this hotel is a perfect fit for the brand and the rebranding is in lockstep with the growing demand from consumers and their desire for unique and differentiated experiences wherever they travel.”

Strategically located in the heart of Westlands, the city’s commercial, retail and entertainment quarter, Sankara Nairobi is a short drive away from the city centre and the United Nations Headquarters and within easy access from the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport as well as the Wilson Airport. While the tranquility of its 168 refreshed, modern and elegantly appointed rooms create the ideal environment for guests to relax and unwind, a tempting choice of restaurants and bars and thoughtfully designed social and meeting spaces put the hotel at the heart of the city’s vibrant social and business life.