Marriott Hotels has announced its debut in Nigeria with the opening of Lagos Marriott Hotel Ikeja. Volker Heiden, area vice president - sub Saharan Africa, Marriott International, says: "We are excited to have opened the Lagos Marriott Hotel Ikeja, bringing Marriott Hotels' transformed vision to Nigeria.
"Lagos is a vibrant and bustling city with much to see and do for leisure and business travellers. What better place to debut the Marriott Hotels brand in Nigeria with its thoughtful service and intuitive spaces that enable guests to be inspired during their stay."
Lagos Marriott Hotel Ikeja
The hotel is located in the heart of Lagos, just 15 minutes from the Murtala Muhammed International airport and a short distance to the third mainland bridge providing easy access to the other side of the Ikeja. The hotel is in close proximity to the city’s main attractions, leisure facilities and shopping malls including the Ikeja City Mall.
The hotel also shares its area with The Shrine and Motherland - two globally acclaimed African music entertainment hubs.
The hotel offers 206 guestrooms and 44 suites each with expansive views of the city. The spacious guestrooms are designed with contemporary décor and intuitive in-room amenities.
Natural colours, crisp lines, purposeful lighting and comfortable bedding create an intimate and peaceful space for guests to get into their best headspace for success. Walk-in showers and spa-like lighting complete the relaxed experience throughout the room. .
The Greatroom at the heart of the hotel blends modern elements with local touches inspired by Nigeria’s rich heritage and traditional crafts. The multi-use space is designed for guest to socialise, relax and work.
Guests can relax in the hotel’s tranquil spa offering rejuvenating and restorative treatments, steam rooms and saunas. Guests who seek to stay active during their stay can enjoy complimentary fitness classes at the fitness centre.
The hotel caters to small and large-scale events with 1,380 square metres of event space - the hotel also offers six breakout rooms and nine event rooms.
The hotel boasts a diverse selection of restaurants offering regional and international cuisine, including the Azure Grill Restaurant, with views of the pool terrace, which serves a variety of dishes cooked to perfection on an authentic charcoal grill; and the Wakame, which specialises in Asian-Fusion cuisine originating from China, Japan, Thailand and Northern Indian.
There is also The Koriko & Co, an all-day dining buffet restaurant featuring international favourites and live cooking stations.
“We are excited to welcome local residents and travellers to our inspiring space and look forward to creating experiences that nurture their creativity," said Rudi Janse van Rensburg, general manager, Lagos Marriott Hotel Ikeja. "Guests at Lagos Marriott Hotel Ikeja will be able to free themselves of distractions when they step into our hotel, allowing them to focus solely on being the best they can be."