|History - Jacaranda Hotels|
Jacaranda Hotels first ventured into the Kenyan hospitality industry in 1964. The Pizza Garden provided snacks and beverages for tourists on transit. The popularity of the establishment brought with it the necessity for a bigger facility with accommodation for discerning patrons.
In 1973, a World Bank Conference was to be staged in Nairobi. The Jacaranda only had 40 rooms, which was hardly enough for all the expected guests and dignitaries. The need for further expansion arose and two extra wings were built to house 80 more rooms. At the time, it was just after independence and there existed opportunities for growth hence the need for professionalism.
Our industry has been through many challenges but amid these challenges, we have kept true to our ideals and our hotels and facilities include: