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Mövenpick Hotels expands into Abidjan


Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has announced it’s Africa expansion strategy with construction work on the 160-key Mövenpick Hotel Abidjan now underway.

The upcoming property is scheduled to open in 2020. Mövenpick Hotel Abidjan will be the company’s first property in Côte d’Ivoire and one of four currently in active development in the region. The other three are Mövenpick Hotel & Residences Nairobi in Kenya, which is on track to open in 2018, Mövenpick Hotel Addis Ababa in Ethiopia set to open in 2019 and Mövenpick Hotel & Conference Centre Abuja in Nigeria set for completion in 2020. Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts also currently operates a 260-key property in Ghana – Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra.

When completed in 2020, the property will feature an all-day dining restaurant, lounge/bar, an executive club lounge, a fitness centre and contemporary meeting space.

Mövenpick Hotel Abidjan’s ownership is a joint venture between Société Abidjanese de Promotion Industrielles et Immobilières (SAPRIM), a private company that owns the office complex and mall adjacent to the property, and renowned construction firm Bouygues Batiment International.