March 26, 2015
You must have read reviews about the best hotels in Nigeria, the cheapest hotels in Nigeria, the most customer-friendly hotels in Nigeria, and so on; however, it’s time to read about the 10 most popular hotels in Nigeria.
While it is pretty difficult to obtain accurate information about guest and customer info, based on a survey, we were able to decide on the choice of hotels to include in this list. The quality of their services, standards of facilities, proximity to airports, city centres, online buzz and comments were part of the criteria used to determine their level of customer patronage – plus or minus a few factors.
These most patronized hotels are not arranged in any order of preference or in any manner indicative of their level of patronage:
In no particular order, the 10 most popular hotels in Nigeria are:
1. Sheraton Hotel, Abuja
Located at Ladi Kwali Way, Abuja, and only 40 minutes drive from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, the Sheraton Hotel Abuja is one of the most patronized hotels in Nigeria for residents or those operating a business in Abuja. This 5-star hotel has 540 guest rooms and suites, 7 meeting rooms, 4 ballrooms, international facilities that cover lobby, fitness, restaurant, and a spas among others. It is used by non Abuja residents for meetings, social occasions, and so many more.
2. Eko Hotels and suites
The slogan of the Eko hotels and suites is “nesting international standards with African hospitality” and that’s exactly what you get with them. It is one of the most popular event centres in Lagos, playing host to high class IV only corporate balls, concerts, dinners, and cocktail parties affordable only to the high class and affluent. Its classy restaurants, swimming pool, lounge, gym, bookshop and many more facilities which they have maintained over the years stands them out and keep its large pool of customers ever loyal to its brand.
3. Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja
Located at 1, Aguiyi Ironsi street, Maitama, Abuja, the Transcorp Hilton Hotel is one place to be at all occasions. It is one of the most patronized hotels in the federal capital territory and a center of delight for government functions, state anniversaries, company events, personal getaway, and social occasions mostly due to the quality services they offer. Its also a fashionable hotel. It is one of the most patronized hotels for those within and outside Abuja and a place you’d like to checkout whenever you’re in town.
4. Premier Hotel, Ibadan
Located on the crest of Mokola Hill, the Premier Hotel is seen hundreds of miles away, even in the night. Reputed as the most prestigious hotel in Ibadan and the place of choice for expatriates, heads of states, and dignitaries who visit the ancient city of Ibadan its proximity to the University of Ibadan, the University College Hospital, the government secretariat, and business district of Dugbe gives it a better advantage. Of course this is coupled with the fact that they maintain international standards.
5. Gateway Hotel, Abeokuta
This is another hotel which is located in an ancient city of Abeokuta, Ogun state popularly called the rock city (due to the rocky nature of the town and the presence of the famous Olumo rock.
The Gateway Hotel is the most patronized hotel in Ogun state as a whole. It is centrally located around government offices, the commercial hub of the ancient town, the natural tourism sites, and has all the facilities that gives it a local appeal while also making it fascinating to foreigners and tourists. It is the the place for all cultural and governmental functions.
6. Le meridian Ibom Hotel & Gold Resort
Located at Nwaniba Road, Uyo, Akwa Ibom state, the Le Meridien Ibom Hotel and Golf Resort is my personal favourite , the most popular within the region and the only 5 star hotel in the state. Set on over 135 hectares of virgin land, the world class hotel has an 18 hole Golf course, 163 guest rooms, 13 meeting rooms, restaurant and bars, elyzee night club, a gym, beauty spa and excellent customer service.
7. Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos
Located in the upscale corporate/commercial district of Victoria Island in Lagos, the Federal Palace Hotel is a landmark you can’t miss if entering VI from the popular Ahmadu Bello way . With an impressive view of the atlantic ocean and a short distance from the fast emerging Eko atlantic city, the Federal palace hotel is a choice for tourists and investors who visit Africa’s most commercial city.
It has 9 conference and meeting halls that can accommodate up to 500 people, a casino, restaurant and bar, and other recreational facilities.
8. Oriental hotels
Located just before the popular Lekki toll gate, the Oriental hotels Lagos is located in a prime position between the mostly corporate Victoria Island – Ikoyi axis and the upscale and highly luxurious Lekki peninsular. The oriental hotel is fast becoming the most popular hotel in Lagos and a choice place for diplomats and high powered visitors to Lagos.
9. Protea Hotels Ikeja
Located in Ikeja, Lagos and very close to the airports, this is one of the busiest and most patronized hotels in Nigeria and Lagos in particular. It is situated in the Ikeja GRA and this gives it a serene sense of security and far away from the noise of the city, making it suitable for all kinds of social occasions and entertainment purposes.
10. Four Points By Sheraton
An amazing landmark hotel dotting the Victoria Island skyline, the Four points speaks of class and luxury and every little detail is given proper attention.
Source: My Lekki