The global luxury brand in hotel management, Marriot, will make its debut in sub-Saharan Africa next month with the grand opening of Renaissance Lagos Ikeja Hotel located at the Ikeja GRA, Lagos State.
The hotel, which is the first Marriot Hotel in sub-Africa, according to a statement, is an embodiment of luxury, high taste, class and safety displayed from the gate through the reception to the exquisite rooms.
In a rare feat, it also boasts of eight conference rooms of different capacities ranging from 10 to 500 comfortable seats.
Apart from the 155 tastefully furnished rooms of varying classes on nine floors, the hotel also boasts of boutique, all day dining restaurant; specialty steakhouse and outdoor terrace, spa, pool deck and events place among others.
The glamour of the assortment of marble-like finishing on the floors and walls combined with a unique carport at the entrance will make lodging irresistible for guests, according to a Director of Projects of Avalon International, owners of the hotel, Mr. Ahmed Tajudeen.
He added that the suspended glass floor and glass bridge at the reception area is to create a unique class for a hotel that is first of its kind in Africa.
With an underground car park, security within the premises is reinforced starting with electronically controlled bollards at the gate, at the car park entrance and body scanners at the entrance to the reception area.
According to Tajudeen, the date for the opening ceremony of the hotel, strategically located on Isaac John street in the Ikeja GRA, scheduled for October, 2016 will be announced in the coming days.