20 Most Expensive Hotels In Nigeria And How Much They Cost Per Night

Many sectors in the Nigerian economy have not been thriving of late, but the hospitality industry has continued to record many gains. The country has been witnessing the rise of many hotels in different areas, even though the most expensive ones in Nigeria are still concentrated in the current and former capitals of the country, Abuja and Lagos.

Considered to be one of the major contributors to the country’s economy, the hospitality industry turns in billions of Naira annually to the coffers of the federal and state governments. With that said, the average cost of hotels in Nigeria per night can be anything in the range of ₦100,000 ($200) to as high as over ₦1 million ($2000). Here is a look at the 20 most expensive hotels in Nigeria that charge more than all others:

The Most Expensive Hotels in Nigeria

1. The George

The George
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  • Location: Lagos, Nigeria
  • Address: 30 Lugard Avenue, Ikoyi Lagos.
  • Star Rating: 4.5
  • Average Price Per Night: From ₦192,000 – ₦782,000
  • Unique Features: 61 fully air-conditioned rooms, inclusive of a classic room, classic studio rooms, executive room, classic suite, single room penthouse suite, double room penthouse suite.

The rooms feature a seating area, flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a kitchenette in the penthouses, a dining area, and a private bathroom with free toiletries, a shower, and a hairdryer. The rooms are also fitted with a tea and coffee maker while some have terraces and others have pool views. Also available are Free WIFI, a fitness center, free parking, restaurant, bar, swimming pool.

The George Hotel is rated 5 stars and said to be one of the top 5 most expensive hotels in Lagos state. Located in a highbrow area of Ikoyi, the George Hotel was established in 2014 by Tein George, whose wife, Dorcas George, serves as the Managing Director.

2. Lagos Sheraton, Ikeja

Sheraton Hotel Lagos
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  • Location: Lagos, Nigeria
  • Address: 30 Mobolaji Bank Anthony way, airport road, Ikeja Lagos, Nigeria
  • Star Rating:5 Star
  • Average Price Per Night: From ₦170,000 – ₦500,000
  • Unique Features: Has a tennis court, a fitness center, an outdoor pool, and a restaurant with free wifi access.

The Lagos Sheraton is a five-star conference center and hotel in Lagos owned by the Marriot International chain of Hotels. Established in 1985 in Ikeja, the capital of Lagos, it is one of the largest hotels in Nigeria comprising 337 guest rooms and suites raised on a six-story building. The hotel boasts five moderately sized convention centers with a banquet hall, the largest of them all that has a sitting capacity of up to 300 people.

Other services available on the facility includes; five restaurants and three bars/lounge, an outdoor pool, two outdoor tennis court, a 24hr business center, five meeting rooms with conference space, ATM/ in-house banking, a safe deposit box at the front desk, designated smoking area, picnic area, and terrace.

3. Fraser Suites Abuja

Fraser Suites Abuja
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  • Location: Abuja, Nigeria
  • Address: 294 Leventis Close, Central Business District, Abuja.
  • Star Rating: 4.6
  • Average Price Per Night: From ₦128,000 – ₦1,100,000
  • Unique Features: Unique views of the city, free high-speed internet (WIFI), etc

Located in the heart of Abuja, Fraser Suites was established sometime around 2018 to bring top class in every aspect of the hotel and hospitality business in Nigeria. Operated by the Fraser Hospitality Africa Group, the hotel and its amenities are luxurious and well maintained to give five stars in all aspects of its services. Fraser Suite has 126 Gold-Standard residences that bring together comfort, style, and technology in one package, with outstanding facilities and special in-house services. They offer a wide range of apartments, from studios to 4-bedroom penthouses, each offering sensational views.

Other services offered on the hotel facility include an outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, restaurants and bars, and barbeque facilities. At the reception, guests will meet the concierge that will help with many needs. Languages spoken include, Arabic, English, French, Hausa, Hindi, Italian, Filipino, Turkish, and Yoruba.

4. The Wheatbaker, Lagos

The Wheatbaker Hotel
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  • Location: Lagos State
  • Address: 4 Onitolo Road, (Old Lawrence Rd) Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Average Price Per Night: From ₦120,000 – ₦435,000
  • Unique Features: Airport shuttle, free WiFi, etc

The Wheatbaker Hotel is known for giving comfort and luxury through its rooms and services. Its rooms range from the Executive Suites to the Standard Queen Room, Luxury King Room, and the Executive King Room. The price range for these rooms starts from about ₦130,000 to slightly above ₦430,000. However, the hotel offers discount rates in virtually all its rooms, and prices can go as low as 100,000 per night.

A hotel with a rich historical background dating as far back as the 1880 Lagos Nigerian setting. The Wheatbaker was built in memory of Amos Stanley Wynter Shackleford, a hardworking Jamaican entrepreneur and baker, who originally built the edifice where The Wheatbaker Hotel now stands.

The Wheatbaker has 65 guest rooms arranged over 3 floors, all having individually controlled air conditions, flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, a mini-bar, tea and coffee makers, and luxury private bathrooms. The hotel also has top-notch restaurants and bars, a grillroom that specializes in prime steaks, seafood, and a range of international dishes with a local selection of national favorites.

5. Sheraton Abuja

Sheraton Abuja
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  • Location: Abuja, Nigeria
  • Address: 1, Ladi Kwali Way Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria
  • Star Rating: 5 Star
  • Average Price Per Night: From ₦109,000 – ₦300,000
  • Unique Features: Free high-speed internet (WIFI), Casino, etc

A subsidiary of Marriott International, Sheraton Abuja is also owned by the Sheraton Hotels and Resorts global chain of hotels. The Sheraton Hotels and Towers Abuja was established in the early 1980s in the center of the city of Abuja.

With 12 floors and over 500 rooms that are all fully air-conditioned, the hotel provides guests with spectacular views of the city of Abuja. The Sheraton Hotel is second to none when it comes to catering to the needs of its guest. Amongst its facilities are a tennis court, gym, and fitness center, a nightclub, meeting facilities, and a shared lounge.

6. The Lagos Continental

The Lagos Continental
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  • Location: Lagos State
  • Address: Plot 52, Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Star Rating: 4.5
  • Average Price Per Night: From ₦105,000 – ₦390,000
  • Unique Features: Tallest hotel in West Africa, Wi-Fi availability, spa & recreation, etc

The hotel was initially known as InterContinental Hotel and was the property of the U.K-based Milan Group. It was founded in 2013 and in 2019, it was reported that 11 Plc acquired the hotel as a result of the debt the initial owners were in. This led to the changing of the name of the hotel to Lagos Continental Hotel.

The luxurious hospitality home is known for its features that include rooms of different types, dining, event halls, spa, salon, gym, and swimming pool. The price range for lodging at the hotel differs depending on the type of room, how many occupants, and the time one intends to lodge. However, the hotel has rooms for as low as ₦77,713 for a King Superior Room to as high as ₦615,950 for a 3 bedroom presidential suite.

7. Legend Hotel Lagos Airport, Curio Collection by Hilton

Legend Hotel
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  • Location: Ikeja Lagos, Nigeria.
  • Address:  Quits Aviation Services Free Zone, Airport Road, Ikeja Lagos.
  • Star Rating: 4.7
  • Average Price Per Night: From ₦100,000 – ₦600,000
  • Unique Features: Concierge, Free WIFI, etc.

The Legend Hotel Lagos, Curio Collection by Hilton is a sensational hotel located close to the premises of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. The Hotel, established in 2018, is one of 18 brands of Curio Collection by Hilton, a global set of extraordinary high-end and luxury hotels carefully selected for their unique character and personality. The Legend Hotel Lagos Airport fusions authentic African and modern design which features an indoor pool with adjourning terrace bar, fitness center, and steam room.

The hotel boasts of in-house immigration and customs desks with a few steps to private jets boarding. The rooms are fitted with a seating area, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, and private bathrooms with free toiletries. It also has an exquisitely built restaurant and a bar named Legend Flight Lounge and De bull Restaurant and bar, which caters for VIP meetings. It also has a refreshing stop pre/post flights with quick nourishing meals in the lounge or on the go. They are uniquely situated to provide impressive views of the airfield. The restaurants also offer private dining services for special occasions.

8. Transcorp Hilton, Abuja

Transcorp Hilton
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  • Location: Abuja
  • Address: 1 Aguiyi Ironsi Street Maitama, Abuja, 900001, Nigeria
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Average Price Per Night: ₦87,400 – ₦662,625
  • Unique Features: 670 rooms, facilities accessible for the physically challenged, etc

Transcorp Hilton is one of the most expensive hotels in Nigeria. It falls under Trancorp Hotels which began in 1994 and currently is one of Sub-Saharan Africa’s largest with about 670 rooms. The hotel has attracted people from different countries as well as people of different works of life. More to this however is that it has found a way to give satisfaction to many people it has housed thereby heading for many awards such as Nigeria’s Best Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Complaint Company.

Different features and services contribute to why the hotel stands out among many in Nigeria. These include special room services, complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and accessible rooms for different purposes. The hotel also houses a business center, outdoor pool, restaurant, fitness center, concierge, tennis court, free parking space, and non-smoking rooms.

As regards its price range, the hotel has different prices for different types of rooms ranging from the executive presidential suite which is not below ₦660,000 to the twin guest room which is about the range of ₦87,000.

9. Four Points by Sheraton

Four Point By Sheraton
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  • Location: Lagos, Nigeria
  • Address: Plot 9/10  Block 2 Oniru Chieftaincy Estate, Victoria Island Lagos.
  • Star Rating: 4.5
  • Average Price Per Night: From ₦84,000 – ₦125,000
  • Unique Features: 231 luxurious rooms, free WIFI, etc

Four Points by Sheraton is a multinational hotel brand under the Marriott chain of hotels that targets business travelers and small conventions across the globe. Established in 2010, The Four Point By Sheraton Lagos is located in Victoria Island, the economic capital of Lagos, Nigeria. Designed with several facilities, including large and comfortable rooms and numerous on-ground like indoor swimming pool, a wellness center, yoga classes with personal trainers, massage rooms, hot tubs/Jacuzzi, manicure/pedicure, beauty services, and facial treatments amongst many others. Also available are airport shuttles, designated smoking areas, and non-smoking rooms. The hotel took the hospitality business to a whole new level.

10. Protea Hotel by Marriot Lagos Kuramo Waters

Protea Hotel By Marriott
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  • Location: Lagos, Nigeria
  • Address:  Kuramo Waters Close, Off Akin Ogunleye road, Lagos
  • Star Rating: 4.3
  • Average Price Per Night: From ₦84,000
  • Unique Features: 60 luxurious rooms, free WIFI, etc

The Protea Hotel By Marriott Kuramo Waters is a subsidiary of the protea hotels by Marriott with headquarters in Cape Town, South Africa. The mother company boasts of being the largest hotel company in Africa with 80 properties in ten countries and an additional 14 hotels in the pipeline.

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In November 2013, what was initially known as Protea Hospitality Holdings, the holding company of Protea Hotels, signed a letter of intent, to be acquired by Marriott International, the parent company of Marriot Hotels. After all the paperwork had been completed in other respective nations where they have hotels, the company was sold for $186 million and they were rebranded as Protea Hotels by Marriott.

Established in 2006, the Protea Hotel by Marriott Kuramo waters is 2 floors building and has a total of 179 rooms and 6 suites. Its guest can enjoy a wide range of hospitable outdoor activities like beachfront relaxation, swimming pool, fitness center, gym, barbeque facilities, bars, and restaurants.

11. The Wells Carlton

The Wells Carlton
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  • Location: Abuja, Nigeria
  • Address: 8 Gado Nasko Close, Off Jose Marti Street, Asokoro, Abuja, Nigeria
  • Star Rating: 4.6
  • Average Price Per Night: From ₦82,000 – ₦1,200,000
  • Unique Features: 55 rooms, free WIFI, an Olympic-sized swimming pool, a state-of-the-art gym and fitness center, a Japanese/Indonesia spa, etc.

The Wells Carlton Hotel and Apartments was commissioned in December 2018 by the Vice President of Nigeria Prof. Yemi Osinbajo in a colorful and glamorous ceremony in Abuja. It is owned by the late Cpt. Hosa Wells Okunbo, whom, before his death, said it took him nine painstaking years to establish. After the demise of Cpt. Hosa Wells Okunbo, his relatives took over the management of the world-class hotel, however, it was said that the relatives are finding it difficult to maintain the edifice and are ready to put it up for sale so it gets a better management team and owner/s.

The Wells Carlton Hotel and Apartment offers six junior suites and four executive suites, including bedrooms and living rooms.

12. Raddison Blu Anchorage, Lagos V.I

Raddison Blu Anchorage
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  • Location: Lagos
  • Address: 1a Ozumba Mbadiwe Road, Lagos, 101241, Nigeria
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Average Price Per Night: From ₦82,000 – ₦257,000
  • Unique Features: Beachfront view, 170 rooms, 8 distinctively styled and lavishly furnished suites, steam room, etc.

The hotel is comfortably situated around the diplomatic district of Victoria Island which contains major consulates and embassies. It was designed by the famous Swedish hospitality designer, Christian Lundwall. The Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel Lagos, owned by The Rezidor Hotel Group, is one of the fastest-growing hotel companies in the world. The group features a portfolio of more than 400 hotels around the world and in Nigeria, it reaches a height as one of the most alluring as well as expensive.

13. Lagos Oriental 

Lagos Oriental Hotel
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  • Location: Lagos, Nigeria
  • Address: 3, Maroko Road, Lekki – Epe Express Way – Eti Osa, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Star Rating: 4.4
  • Average Price Per Night: ₦78,000 – ₦550,000
  • Unique Features: Unique Features: 180 rooms, a terrace with a view of the lagoon, free in-room WIFI, etc.

Established in the year 2009, the 11-floor edifice is said to be the property of Western Metal Products Company (WEMPCO) Group, a Chinese-owned manufacturing company that operates in Nigeria. In 2019, the group publicly announced its plan to divest from the country’s hospitality business and thereby sell its stake in the Lagos Oriental Hotel, however, no confirmation if they have made that move yet.

Other services on the facilities include swimming pool, fitness center, restaurants and bar, car hire service. For business facilities, users will get a business center, meeting, and banquet facilities with rooms that can carry conferences for over 1200 participants. Languages spoken are German, English, and Chinese.

14. Eko Hotels & Suites

Eko Hotel
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  • Location: Lagos, Nigeria
  • Address: Plot 1415 Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.
  • Star Rating: 4.5
  • Average Price Per Night: From ₦75,000 – ₦350,000
  • Unique Features: 800 rooms, tennis/basketball courts, free WIFI, etc

Established in 1977, Eko Hotel is the largest hotel in Nigeria and boasts of up to 824 tastefully and exquisitely furnished rooms laced on four multistory story buildings spread across four hotels: Eko Signature, Eko Suites, Eko Hotel, and Kuramo Gardens. Guests have the option to pick rooms with views of either the city or the sea, and also get to relax in one of the 9 different restaurants, including a rooftop restaurant with a view of the city and the sea and 7 different bars serving a range of international cuisines and many facilities.

Once named Le Meridien Eko Hotel and Suites, the Hotel is part of the Chagoury Group of companies, a Nigerian multinational business conglomerate with headquarters in Lagos whose businesses include construction and property development, flour mills, water bottling, and purification, glass manufacturing, insurance, hotels, furniture manufacturing, telecommunications, transportation, IT, catering and international financing.

Designed by an indigenous designer, Olumuyiwa Oluwole, Eko Hotel and Suites has the largest convention center in the country and had hosted many events, including concerts, movie premiers, international exhibitions, weddings, conferences, and award ceremonies due to the fact that it can cater for over 6000 people.

15. Federal Palace, Lagos

Federal Palace Hotel
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  • Location: Lagos, Nigeria
  • Address: 6-8 Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos.
  • Star Rating: 5 Stars
  • Average Price Per Night: From ₦72,000 – ₦220,000
  • Unique Features: Free WIFI, Restaurant that serves both European and African cuisines, mini-golf, casino, etc.

The Federal Palace was established around the late 1950s and is located in the commercial hub of Victoria Island, Lagos. It is said to be originally owned by the Victoria beach Hotel as part of the A.G Leventis trading group, however, it was acquired by Sun International in 2007. Sun International is a brand known for gaming, hospitality, and entertainment, with diverse assets that include a world-class five-star hotel, casino, and some of the world’s premier resorts. They are the owners of the popular Suncity Resort in NorthWest province, Rustenburg.

The hotel has 150 rooms with a view of the Atlantic Ocean, having in proximity the National Museum Lagos, Lekki Market, Red Door Gallery, Freedom Park, Ikoyi GolfClub, Mega Plaza Century 21 Mall.

Other services on the facility include a wellness center which sees visitors enjoy fitness/spa locker rooms, sun umbrellas, u=sun loungers or beach chairs, water slide. A wide range of food and drinks like chocolate or cookies, fruits, bottled water.

16. Southern Sun Ikoyi, Lagos

Southern Sun
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  • Location: Lagos, Nigeria
  • Address: No. 47, Alfred Rewane Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Average Price Per Night: From ₦70,000 – ₦455,000
  • Unique Features: Wi-Fi, Bureau de change, etc

It was in 2009 that Southern Sun Ikoyi took charge of the Old Ikoyi Hotel. At present, it serves as a leading hotel in Nigeria with several local and international awards that include Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of fame recognition (2018), Top 100 Travel companies in West Africa (2016), and Traveler’s Choice Award (2011-2017).

The hotel offers luxurious rooms that range from slightly above ₦80,000 to about ₦520,000. The charge per night for lodging at the hotel depends on the type of room one intends to take. Also, the hotel offers a low discount rate for members and allows for payment using different currencies.

As one of the most expensive hotels in Nigeria, it has amenities that include a modern structure, free Wi-Fi, efficient airport transfers, a business center, conference venues, pool and gardens, a 24-hour gym with a personal trainer, and famous Ikoyi dining. The different rooms of the hotel have TV, DSTV, and air conditioning among others.

17. Hotel Presidential, Port Harcourt

Hotel Presidential
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  • Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers Nigeria
  • Address: 5141 Aba Road, Port Harcourt
  • Star Rating: 4.4
  • Average Price Per Night: From ₦69,000
  • Unique Features: 261 rooms, wireless internet connectivity, etc

Hotel Presidential is a subsidiary of the Chagoury Group of companies with headquarters in West Africa. The mother company is also involved in other activities which include construction and property development, hospitality & hotels, telecommunications & information technology services, international financing, water bottling and purification, insurance services, flour mills, furniture manufacturing, and catering.

The five-star hotel of 261 rooms is tastefully furnished with 44 spacious suites, including a presidential and luxury suite. It also contains four adequately equipped conference centers amongst which are a royal Banquet hall, the main hall, and the Atlantic hall which is the biggest with a capacity of over 500 people.

Guest and visitors get to enjoy a wide range of selected international cuisines ranging from African, Asian, and Lebanese cuisines.

18. NICON Luxury, Abuja

NICON Luxury
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  • Location: F.C.T Abuja, Nigeria
  • Address: 903 Tafawa Balewa Rd, Garki, Abuja.
  • Star Rating: 5 Star
  • Average Price Per Night: From ₦40,000 – ₦500,000
  • Unique Features: View of the mountain, Outdoor swimming pool, a tennis court, etc.

Formerly known as the Le’Meridien, NICON Luxury was acquired in 2006 by Global Fleet Group, a diversified conglomerate owned by businessman and philanthropist, Ibrahim Jimoh. NICON Luxury Abuja is located at the center of Abuja adjacent to the International Conference Center and they even share a common access gate. The hotel became very popular when Nigeria hosted the Commonwealth Head of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in 2003 as it received the privilege to accommodate members of participants.

The NICON Luxury Abuja has 13 floors with over 532 rooms, including 30 business suites, 18 luxury suites, and 4 presidential suites. It has an outdoor pool, tennis and squash court, fitness center, spa, and wellness center. It also has non-smoking rooms, a bar, breakfast, free WIFI, and many more.

19. Hotel Bon Voyage

Hotel Bon Voyage
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  • Location: Lagos, Nigeria
  • Address: 57 AJ Marinho Drive, Off Tony Anegbode St Victoria Island, Lagos
  • Star Rating: 4 Star
  • Average Price Per Night: From ₦36,000 – ₦140,000
  • Unique Features: 85 luxuriously non-smoking rooms, free WIFI, etc

Established in the year 2009, with little or no information on its owners or hotel management, the 3-floor building is located in the heart of Victoria Island, overlooking Kuramo lagoon featuring guest rooms with African decorations. Other services available include outdoor furniture for relaxation, a sun terrace, barbeque facilities, and a garden. Also available are live sports events, live music performances, tours or classes about the culture of its host environment, water parks, and many outdoor activities.

20. BWC Hotel

BWC Hotel
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  • Location: Lagos, Nigeria
  • Address:  Plot 1228, Ahmadu Bello Way, Bar Beach, Victoria Island, Lagos
  • Star Rating: 3 Star
  • Average Price Per Night: From ₦35,000 – ₦110,000
  • Unique Features: 90 rooms, free WIFI, etc.

Not much information about its owner or year of establishment, other than that it has a sister hotel in Ikeja known as Best Western Hotel Ikeja. The 3-star oceanfront hotel that is managed by a foreign expatriate offers both business and leisure travelers impressive customer service and accommodation. Also included amongst its facilities are a gym, fitness center, a spacious conference hall for meetings and small events, a tennis court, restaurant, and bar.

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