Tips for Tourists While Choosing Hotels in Nigeria
Despite the fact that Nigeria is still a developing country with restricted facilities and moderate infrastructure, there are a plethora of attractions and world-class accommodations in offer for tourists who flock this African peninsula all around the year from several parts across the globe. While some of these tourists may find their niche in some of the high class luxury hotels located in popular Nigeria’s metros such as Lagos and Abuja—there are quite a few other comfortable as well as affordable accommodations available for the enterprising tourist in the city. Now let’s take a tour into different accommodation options available for hotel stay in Nigeria.
Hotels in Leading Metros:
If you are affluent traveler looking for sheer luxury,exclusivity, privacy and superior service,you can choose from a handful of high-end accommodations managed by world class franchisees in Lagos, the capital city of Nigeria. Usually, business professionals prefer these accommodations as they are conveniently located in the heart of the city providing ease of transportation. Notable luxury hotels in Lagos, Nigeria, include the famous The Four Points (owned by world leader in the hotel industry, The Sheraton), Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel, The Wheatbaker, and the Federal Palace. The aforementioned hotels are all strategically located at the heart of the booming IT hub and shopping centers in the city. Affordable and convenient options are also available for visitors seeking for mid-range accommodations in the capital city of Nigeria. Hotel Victoria Palace is one of the highly sought after destinations for such discerning tourists.
Abuja is another business hub of Nigeria known for hosting a number of world renowned hotel chains which provides top class facilities, privacy and quality service like any other destinations in developed countries around the globe. Notable ones include Transcorp Hilton, Abuja Hawthorn Suites owned by Wyndham Group of Resorts, Sheraton Abuja Hotel. These hotel suites are fully equipped with modern facilities such as wifi access, personalized dining areas and are conveniently situated in the heart of the city in close proximity to the Abuja Stadium, National assembly and shopping plaza.
If you are looking for a peaceful and idyllic setting to spend a private time with your family or loved ones, you will feel at home in Nigeria. With vast coastline and magnificent green top mountains bustling with some of the world’s rarest species of flora and fauna, the east African country offers plenty of choices for scenic accommodations far away from its hustling cities. For instance, country resort facilities such as the Obudu Mountain Resort landscaping the Nigeria-Cameroon border offers you an opportunity of a lifetime by bringing you closer to the incredible spectacles of the Sankwala Moutain range.Moreover, besides providing you with all the necessary comfort and safety, these private country-side accommodations are very much affordable as you are exempted from paying value added taxes unlike its costlier counterparts in the city.
Nigeria is a place where modern developments and indigenous cultures coexist to provide you challenging but at the same time a truly relishing experience. So next time when you are planning a trip to Nigeria, always take account of the fact that there are enough options for you to choose from — be it for business purposes or simply leisure.
About the Author
Femi Okanla, Working as a Business consultant. Nitestay.com is Leading provider of hotel accommodation in Nigeria and affiliated with Hotels.com providing Hotel accommodation worldwide, offering booking services through its own network of localised websites.
Submitted on: 2013-12-30 00:51:20