Radisson announces opening of Radisson Blu Hotel, Juba
This marks the arrival of Radisson Hotel Group in South Sudan
Radisson Hotel Group has announced its arrival in South Sudan with the opening of Radisson Blu Hotel, Juba, marking the country’s first internationally branded 5-star hotel.
Located in Juba, the fast-growing capital and largest city of South Sudan on the White Nile River, Radisson Blu Hotel, Juba is a 10-minute drive from Juba International Airport, in the heart of the city’s business centre.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Juba offers 154 rooms and suites with views of either the pool, the city or the White Nile River. The hotel offers several amenities, including a gym, an outdoor pool and a wellness centre which includes a refreshing spa with a sauna, jacuzzi, steam bath and male and female salons.
Tim Cordon, Area Senior Vice President, Middle East & Africa at Radisson Hotel Group, said, “We are delighted to strengthen our presence in Central Africa by opening the doors to our first hotel in South Sudan and the country’s first five-star internationally branded hotel. With the highest level of security measures in place for a comforting stay, its modern finishes and both business and leisure facilities, coupled with our renowned Radisson Hotels Yes I Can! service and hospitality, we are confident the hotel will be a great addition to help promote the country’s hospitality offering.”
Featuring a wide array of flavours and cuisines, the hotel’s six bars and restaurants offer a variety of dishes. The Larder offers a menu of international cuisine while guests can enjoy the latest sporting events at The Sports Bar or head to the Pool & Grill for a drink along the poolside. The Sky Lounge on the 13th floor offers a 360-degree view of Juba. Guests can also enjoy a wide selection of light snacks, pastries and a selection of coffees and teas in the Lobby Lounge.
George Balassis, General Manager, Radisson Blu Hotel, Juba, said, “In true Radisson style, my passionate team and I look forward to welcoming and making every moment matter for our guests and the community of Juba in hotel where safety and security are a top priority. With our abundance of inviting facilities, restaurants and bars, we are certain that our hotel will become their home away from home and the venue of choice for events and special occasions of all kinds.”
The hotel also has the largest meeting facilities available in the city, offering three boardrooms, three meeting spaces as well as an expansive ballroom which can accommodate up to 500 guests.
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