Hotels come in different sizes with the biggest hotel in the world having 7,351 rooms – ‘First World Hotel, Malaysia’ (Wikipedia). In Nigeria, we are haven’t reached the 1000s yet but we are getting close. Below are eight of the biggest hotels in Nigeria – hotels with over 250 rooms.
Eko Hotel & Suites is the biggest hotel in Nigeria with 824 rooms and MICE (meetings, incentive, conference and events). This facility provides sufficient space to fit 270 exhibition booths; it also has the capacity to cater to dinner and conference events for up to 3,000.
It is the most prestigious concert venue in Nigeria, and can host up to 6000 in concert.It is a vibrant place and also has many facilities for leisure tourists and children (Eko hotel website)
Transcorp Hilton has 670 rooms and is the business hub in Abuja with a congress center – 1200 seating capacity. (Hilton website). The hotel has won several World Travel Awards and its known as one of the leading hotels in Nigeria.
Located in Abuja, Sheraton Hotel is a 540 room hotel with 10 event rooms – the largest room has the capacity for 2500 people. It is a popular destination for business, nightlife , delicious cuisine and leisure in the Federal Capital Territory (Marriott Website)
Golden Tulip Festac is located in Lagos and has 471 rooms with several facilities and space for business and leisure (Golden Tulip Website)
Continental Hotel Lagos may not be the biggest hotel but it is the tallest hotel in Nigeria. It is located in Victoria Island and consists of 352 rooms with conference venue seating 1200 – reception style (Lagos Continental Website)
Sheraton Lagos Hotel has 337 rooms and 5 event rooms. It is located in Ikeja and could be classified as an Airport Hotel, a Business Hotel and a Leisure Hotel (Marriott Website)
Tahir Guest Palace is located in Kano and has over 300 rooms with event capacity for 350 people. It is a business and leisure hotel as it is known as the ‘Business Capital of Northern Nigeria’. The hotel is also close to the International airport, the Emir’s palace and other tourist’s destinations (Tahir Guest Palace Website)
Prince Hotel Kano has 295 rooms and is known for leisure activities. The hotel partners with the State Tourism Board to provide tours for its guest (Prince Hotel Website)