The 5 star luxury hotel Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City was on Friday 26th May 2017 adjudged the best hotel in West Africa by the Bafalon Awards Committee of Experts in partnership with Africa Travel Quarterly, West Africa’s first travel magazine.
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This honour was conferred on the hotel at the 3rd Edition of the just ended Accra Weizo, the West African regional fair featuring participation from travel industry stakeholders in the sub region and beyond. This is the first time a Ghanaian located hotel has received this accolade.
The Bafalon Awards was instituted in 2009 by the publishers of ATQ News and is made up of a judging panel of travel professionals and journalists from across West Africa. The award was set up to recognize individuals and organizations who have excelled in tourism and travel in their respective countries and ultimately the sub region.
Opened in November 2015, Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City is synonymous with unrivalled five star luxury in Accra and has fast become the preferred hotel for discerning and savvy guests alike. This stunning property boasts of 269 individually designed rooms and suites inspired by the warmth of the African sun and features beautiful hardwood floors, luxuriant textiles and carefully selected art pieces celebrating the heritage of Ghana. Located in the downtown area in close proximity to the State House, the Accra International Conference Centre and the National Theatre, a short trip through the neighbourhood leads guests to the Accra Arts Centre where they can purchase keepsakes from artisans on their trip.
Its unfailing ability to compromise service and style has seen it adjudged the Luxury Facility of the Year by the Ghana Tourism Authority, commanding reverence and setting the standard for luxury hotels within the country. Upon receiving this accolade, the General Manager, Mr Manish Nambiar was confident that this new feat will motivate the hotel to constantly push and set new standards in hospitality.
Founded in Germany 120 years ago, Kempinski is tantamount with distinctive luxury. Located in many of the world’s most renowned cities and resorts, the Kempinski collection includes hotels built in grand manner, pace setting modern establishments and older hotels of individual charm.