Sarova Hotels and Resorts has taken over the management of a new four-star hotel in Nakuru, Kenya –  Sarova Woodlands Hotel and Spa – which opens next month.

Jaideep Vohra, MD of Sarova Hotels, said: “We are focusing on signing management deals with investors as we have vast experience in operating hospitality services.”

The 147-room hotel is near State House and about a kilometre from Nakuru’s central business district.

Accommodation includes two en-suite bedrooms, seven junior suites, 14 executive suites and 125 standard rooms in doubles and twins. Other services include a restaurant, a café and a bar.

The hotel has a meeting facility that can hold 200 people in a theatre-style set-up and over 250 people for cocktail party. It has three smaller rooms with a capacity of 60 people each in theatre style and 30 people in a meeting table set-up.

Other properties operated by the group include the Sarova Stanley and the Sarova Panafric in Nairobi; Sarova Whitesands Beach Resort in Mombasa; Sarova Mara Game Camp; Sarova Shaba Game Lodge; Sarova Lion Hill Game Lodge; Sarova Salt Lick Game Lodge; and Sarova Taita Hills Game Lodge.