Weston Hotel, which is owned by Deputy President William Ruto, is set to be closed indefinitely following the coronavirus outbreak in the country.
In a statement on Thursday, the management of the hotel said they will stop operations from Monday, March 30th until further notice in a bid to minimize the spread of Covid-19.
"We wish to assure you that The Weston Hotel is committed to optimizing care and precautions to minimize the spread of the COVID-19."
"During this period, which is by all accounts unprecedented, we will keep our communication lines open and we will be happy to attend to any concerns or inquiries," the statement reads in part.
The five-star hotel located along Langata Road in Nairobi has a bed capacity of 120.
As of Thursday evening, Kenya had confirmed a total of 31 cases of coronavirus, one recovery, and one death.
Health Cabinet Secretary Mutahi Kagwe said the patient died while receiving medication at the Aga Khan Hospital in Nairobi on Thursday.
The 66-year-old Kenyan man, who was suffering diabetes, tested positive for Covid-19 after returning to the country from South Africa, via Swaziland, on March 13th.