Nigeria is one of the economic powerhouses of the African continent. This nation with its deep layered culture and historic attractions is extremely popular among western travelers. Despite its legacy of tribal conflicts, Nigeria has a potent charm in the form of its beautiful landscape and its river deltas. Nigeria is also home to some of the best upscale luxury hotels in Africa. Transcorp Hilton, The Wheatbaker Lagos and Sheraton Lagos Hotel are some of the finest luxury hotels this country has to offer. To know more about these and other luxury hotels in Nigeria, read on.
Here Are The 5 Upscale Luxury Hotels In Nigeria:
1. The Plush, Transcorp Hilton Abuja
Transcorp Hilton is one of the best luxury hotels in Abuja. A stay at this hotel allows guests easy access to Abuja’s top cultural attractions as well as to the bustling commercial district. The elegantly furnished, 670 guestrooms and suites offer stunning city views. Guests can dine at ‘Bukka Restaurant’, ‘Oriental Restaurant’ or at ‘Zuma Restaurant’. To enjoy light snacks guests can head to ‘Capital Bar’, ‘Fulani Pool Bar’ or the ‘Piano Lounge’. The in house pastry shop offers an array of mouthwatering pastries, freshly baked breads and delicious cookies. This hotel also has a business center, a fitness center, an outdoor pool and terrace.
2. The Luxe, The Wheatbaker Lagos
The Wheatbaker is a 5 star luxury boutique hotel. The hotel which is located close to the business districts of Ikoyi and Victoria Island is ideal for corporate travelers. The National Theater and Ikoyi Club Golf Course are within driving distance of The Wheatbaker Lagos. The 65 climate controlled rooms of the hotel have tea / coffee making facilities, mini bar, 20 satellite channel and luxury en-suite bathrooms. Guests can savor local and international cuisine at the onsite restaurant. A group of highly trained therapists performs body and facial therapy treatments at the opulent spa at Wheatbaker Lagos. Guests can enjoy a lazy swim at the hotel’s large outdoor swimming pool.
3. The Elegant, Sheraton Lagos Hotel
The elegant Shertaon Lagos Hotel stands proudly in the heart of Ikeja. National Stadium, Ikeja Golf Club and Murtala Mohammed International Airport are just a short drive from the hotel. The 332 spacious rooms of the hotel are categorized into classic rooms, club rooms and suites. Each of the rooms at this hotel features all the mod-cons that leisure / business travelers require. ‘La Giara Restaurant’, ‘Pool Terrace Bar’, ‘Goodies Pub’, ‘Jacaranda Casino’ and ‘Lobby Bar and Lounge’ are the restaurants and bar at Sheraton Lagos. The hotel also boasts of a business center, fitness center and an outdoor pool.
4. The Uspcale, Federal Palace Hotel
The upscale Federal Palace Hotel is situated on Victoria Island, Lagos and overlooks the azure blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Freedom Park and Nigerian National Museum are just a short hop from the hotel. The 146 elegant rooms of this hotel offers amenities which include flat screen TV, mini bar, free wi-fi facility and complementary tea / coffee making facilities. ‘Explorers Restaurant’, ‘Pool Deck Restaurant’ and ‘Ancestors Spirits and Wine Bar’ are the restaurants and bars at the hotel. The hotel also has a fitness center, a casino and an outdoor pool.
5. The Serene, Le Meridien Ibom Hotel and Golf Resort
Set amidst whispering palm forest vegetation, the magnificent Le Meridien Ibom Hotel and Golf Resort boasts of its own private 18-hole golf course. The Godswill Akpabio Stadium is located approximately 23 kilometers from the hotel. The spacious guestrooms and suites allow guests to enjoy sweeping views of the surrounding countryside. ‘De Terrace Golf Club’, ‘The Bird Table’, ‘The Akwa Ikpa Café’, ‘The Rising Sun Restaurant’, ‘The Vista Restaurant’, ‘Piano Bar’ and ‘Rotunda Bar’ are the restaurants and bars at Le Meridien Ibom Hotel and Golf Resort. The 18-hole golf course which is attached to this hotel is extremely acts as a natural meeting point for avid golfers and social travelers. This hotel also has an outdoor pool, a sauna, a golf shop and a gym.