Christmas is one of the most loved holidays in the world and can be a magical affair. However, the pressure that comes with the preparation and actual event sometimes takes out all the fun. From the stress of cooking to family members kicking up a fuss to having too much alcohol, the entire holiday can sometimes become a huge headache..
Although there is no place like home for Christmas, staying at a hotel cuts out all the non-fun parts and takes the strain of the season by letting you indulge in its elaborate spoiling. All you really just have to do is pack, lodge and chill. Agreed, it is not cheap; however it is totally worth it.
If you are spending X-mas in Nigeria and looking to steer clear of the cooking and decorating tasks that come with the holiday, Jovago.com, Africa’s No.1 online hotel booking portal has selected 5 luxury hotels around the country with the right amount of fun and panache for this Christmas.
The George, Ikoyi
30, Lugard Avenue, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria
This property situated in Lagos, dazzles with quaint ambience and regal service, and its location on Ikoyi, one of the classiest suburbs in the state, means proximity to high-end shops and restaurants. With 62 rooms, all featuring the highest quality room facilities and luxury amenities, the hotel offers a very contemporary and luxurious stay. The hotel’s on-site restaurant, Da Vinci, offers an elaborate Christmas menu that includes both intercontinental and local options.
Owu Crown Hotels
Km 2, Iwo Road Monatan, Iwo Road, Ibadan, Nigeria
Nestled in Ibadan, Oyo State Nigeria, Owu crown hotel is certain the most populous of accommodation in the area. One of the city’s finest hotel restaurants, the lodging house features 80 rooms, suites and apartments, an all-day dining room suitable for family gatherings or small functions in addition to a lobby bar and pool bar, a swimming pool, gym, restaurant, and lounge bar. With its excellent facilities it is self-assured, and everything feels as if it is perfect and running the way it should. Owu crown offers dining in an elegant cupola. Check-in and curl up for an elaborate solo Christmas Day lunch or a family lunch at the dining room.
5th Floor Leadway House Plot 1061 Herbert Macaulay Way Cadastral Zone Central Business District, Central Business District, Abuja, Nigeria
This hotel may be small scale with just fourteen rooms and suites, however, its overall ambience makes it an unrivaled destination for Christmas. The first offering of Leadway Hotels Limited in Abuja, is unique and symbolizes a new, avant-garde and distinctive flavor of Abuja. The decoration is expansive, generous and elaborate, and in terms of amenities, everything is available, including generous extras. It is the perfect place to spend the holiday if you are in the federal capital territory of the country.
Swiss International Mabise
No 9 Mabisel Avenue, Off Peter Odili Road, Trans Amadi, Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria
Approximately 40 minutes to the Port Harcourt International Airport and 15 minutes from the Air Force Base, the Swiss International Mabisel is situated a very prime area of Port Harcourt, Rivers State,Nigeria. From facilities to amenities, the structure offers exquisite luxury. The style in the bedrooms is calmly luxurious and on-site is a great bar and a restaurant. The hotel is perfect for a family Christmas get away as it provides connecting rooms, extra beds and baby cots on request. Trips, excursions can also be organized for a family day outing.
Oxygen Holiday Resort, Owerri
2/6 Lady Amas Nwosu Lane, New Owerri, Nigeria
Owerri is one of the bustling cities within Nigeria, situated in Imo State, Nigeria and as such there are a lot of hotels within the area. The oxygen holiday resort is however a premier choice for an awesome family Christmas holiday. The posh hotel have offers that assist family activities, also, the staff are friendly, knowledgeable and always at your service.