Residential hotels catering to both traditional and extended-stay visitors are on the rise in Ibadan city, Oyo State, and the trend has led to the inclusion of excellent amenities for families at each lodge. At present, searching out places for a pleasant family stay in the city is no longer a heavy chore.
As expected, Jovago.com, Africa’s No. 1 online hotel booking service, has garnered some ‘inn-side’ scoop on the best hotels in Ibadan which offer rooms large enough to fit everyone and value-added perks such as free breakfast. These 5 hotels are bound to take the stress out of a long journey. Read on!
Owu Crown Hotels
One of the very best hotels in Ibadan City, Owu Crown Hotels delivers a measure of luxury to visitors. It has a beautiful outdoor pool which is family-friendly but its most impressive feature is the exceptional service they offer, giving kids as much attention as business travelers.
Sleeping arrangements are perfect for families of five – the rooms are all large suites, and although the hotel does not provide rollaway beds, its Deluxe rooms come with free cribs at no extra cost.
The hotel offers free stay for children up to 6 years and rooms start at NGN 25,000 with a 10% discount from Jovago.com. A 30% discount is also given for the Deluxe or Twin rooms (NGN 45,000).
A completely relaxing boutique retreat in Ibadan City, Westshore Hotel caters for all your family’s needs! The rooms outfitted with comfy sofa beds make this hotel a compelling choice for families, and the deal is further sweetened by cribs, strollers and high chairs for infants upon request.
The hotel also has a restaurant that serves local and continental dishes suitable for children as well as offers complimentary breakfast daily. Plus, there is a swimming pool.
Westshore Hotel offers an excellent range of packages that include free stay for children up to 6 years of age. The midtown location puts you within strolling distance of the MTN Friendly Centre and Ibadan’s top-tier retail mall, Shoprite supermarket, which offers fun recreation activities for children.
And when parents need to unwind, there is no better spot than the bar which serves a variety of alcoholic drinks and non-alcoholic beverages or the spa for a range of facial and body treatments. Rooms start at N12,000 on Jovago.com.
La Maison Hotel
You do not need to sacrifice an exciting Ibadan experience just because you are staying at a family-friendly hotel. The first step is starting with the right neighborhood.
A key attraction within a 20-minute drive from Cocoa Mall and a 15-minute drive from the Film House Cinema, La Maison Hotel stands as a boutique hotel in the heart of Ibadan. It boasts of spacious double room suites featuring impressive furnishing, flat screen TVs with satellite reception as well as unobstructed views of the surroundings via the balcony.
The hotel also has cribs, high chairs and rollaway beds upon request and offer babysitting services. Room start from N 12,500 on Jovago.com.
Brighton Hotel and Suites Ltd
Located off Liberty Stadium, Ibadan, Brighton Hotel and Suites offers good reason for topping the lists of best affordable family hotels.
It’s nicely priced suites have a living room area with tiled floors, air conditioning, en suite bathroom, a TV and refrigerator, which comes in handy for late-night snacking with the kids. Plus, the hotel offers babysitting and free stay for children up to 14 years.
The neighborhood is equally family friendly: step out the front door and you are within a few blocks of the famous Shoprite Mall where you can refuel over chocolate and some of Ibadan’s famous fast food joints. Rooms start from N10,580 on Jovago.com.