Kisumu hotel is a three star business hotel, a project of Maseno University. It is as a training laboratory for the University’s hospitality students as well as generating little income for the University. The hotel is located in Kisumu city along the Jomo Kenyatta Highway with just 5 minutes from the Kisumu International Airport. Kisumu hotel is strategically place close to institutions such as banks, shopping malls and medical facilities. The hotel is hosted on an historical building that was and once owned by the British colonialists in the early 19th century and formerly known as Royale, it has changed hands till the University bought and renovated it to the class it is in currently since the late 2004. It operates under Maseno University administration.