Finally, Marriot International, owners of the Marriott Hotel chains has opened one of their signature hotels in Lagos, Ikeja. The hotel was put up in partnership with SIFAX Group, a renowned group of companies servicing different aspects of the Nigerian economy.
The opening ceremony found two past presidents and several heads of state gracing the occasion. Volker Heiden, the Area Vice President – Sub Saharan Africa, Marriott International had this to say at the opening: “We are excited to have opened the Lagos Marriott Hotel Ikeja, bringing Marriott Hotels’ transformed vision to Nigeria.”
To add up, a lot of careful planning and thought went into choosing the location for this premium hotel. The hotel is 10 minutes from the premises of the airport, aiming to give the value obtainable across other Marriott hotels around the world. Also, Lagos is one vibrant hotspot of business and financial activity as well as leisure and touring.
Moving on to the facilities and services put in place, the hotel has 206 guestrooms and 44 suites. Each of them comes with expansive views of the city. The spacious guestrooms are designed with contemporary décor and intuitive in-room amenities.
Lagos Marriott Hotel Ikeja caters to small and large-scale events with 1,380 square metres of sophisticated event space, including the largest ballroom in Ikeja.
Furthermore, there are other innovative and inspiring facilities on board:
The Greatroom at the heart of the hotel is designed for guests to socialise, relax and work.
The M Club is an exclusive space reserved for Elite members and Club paying guests. It provides complimentary breakfast and services throughout the day. The M Club also offers the brand’s signature Mind Menu, a selection of delicious snacks and beverages daily.
The Mariott hotel offers a tranquil Spa and Fitness Center, with state-of-the-art fitness equipment and an outdoor pool.
The hotel boasts a diverse selection of restaurants offering regional and international cuisine. The Azure Grill Restaurant,The WAKAME and The Koriko & Co.
Guests of the hotel can enroll in Marriott International’s global travel program, Marriott Bonvoy and enjoy more value, more choice and more access across the 30 brands within the portfolio.
Marriott Hotels: Is a company under Mariott International Inc., started in 1927. They have a worldwide presence with their chain of hotels and signature modern structures and stylish rooms and services.
They contibnue to evolve travel through every aspect of the guest’s stay, helping to relax, clear minds, stimulate new ideas and anticipate needs of the traveler, leaving them inspired to reach their full potential.
Sifax Group: Sifax is a Nigerian group of companies that started out as a freight forwarding group in 1980. They have grown to provide services for customers in different sectors coupled with investments in oil and gas, finance, hospitality, aviation, maritime and others.