Hemingways Appoints Richard Kimenyi to Head its Nairobi Hotel


Hemingways Collection-A luxury group of hotels has named Mr. Richard Kimenyi as the new General Manager for Hemingways Nairobi.  In his new role, Mr. Kimenyi will be responsible for all operations of the 45-suite boutique hotel.

The Hemingways Collection consists of Hemingways Nairobi, Hemingways Ol Seki Mara, Hemingways Watamu and Hemingways Residences.

Mr. Richard Kimenyi

Mr. Kimenyi brings over 30 years’ experience drawn from the luxury hospitality industry to Hemingways Nairobi.

Nestled between the Nairobi National Park and the foot of the Ngong Hills, Hemingways Nairobi is an exclusive luxury boutique hotel located in the peaceful suburb of Karen. It is a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World that comprises 520 hotels in more than 70 countries.

Announcing the appointment, Hemingways Collection Chief Executive Officer Mr Alastair Addison said: “We are delighted to welcome Richard to the Hemingways Collection team. His extensive experience in the luxury hotel industry makes him a great fit for this role. Richard joins us at an exciting time for our business and the tourism industry in Kenya.”

Mr. Kimenyi joins the hotel from The Fairmont Mt. Kenya Safari Club after an illustrious thirty years career at the helm of Fairmont The Norfolk.

“I am excited to be joining Hemingways Nairobi. The hotel offers remarkable 5-Star quality hospitality and I am looking forward to working with such a diligent and enthusiastic team to elevate our guests’   experience in business, leisure, gastronomy and conferencing,” said Mr. Kimenyi.