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Golden Tulip Lagos airport lures guests with enhanced facilities


A view of the Executive Lounge at Golden Tulip Hotel

From the day it reopened doors for business, following a recent upgrade of facilities, Golden Tulip Lagos Airport Hotel, which is located on plot 1/3 Lambert Imasuen Street, Ajao Estate, has never hidden its wish to be on the list of top ranked city hotels where guests are guaranteed of best value for money.

A recent visit shows that the hotel has repositioned to play big in the sector, as one was greeted by a serene and tranquil feeling with airy and breezy mood pervading the entire complex. Walking through the glass door, guests are welcomed by the warm and courtly smile of the butler with the brightly lit and warmth of the reception lounge.

In all, the hotel offers 101 rooms made of standard, deluxe and suite, featuring well apportioned facilities, colourful and fascinating interior decor. One of the attractions of the different classes of rooms is the fact that they each offer large space for the guest to play with.

Also, each floor has ‘unusual walkway,’ which is very roomy, airy and breezy. They are each fittingly furnished with a lounge where guest unwind and also entertain visitors while the lounge area on the third floor has a well – stocked mini – bar.

As a business hotel with sights on corporate clients, business travellers and local residents with flair for upscale facility and treats, the hotel offers premium conference facilities with its banquet hall, which is fully equipped with the best of conference amenities, seating over 3, 000 persons. It also has adjoining rooms for breakaway sessions and three different halls with the pool terrace specially designed to host outdoor events of different nature ranging from private birthday and wedding anniversaries.

The hotel’s food and beverage offerings are also highly rated with its gourmet restaurant delighting guests with both African and continental buffet dishes. Breakfast is complimentary for guests, while some of its special cuisine packages include Chinese and Indian theme night on Friday, while its Sunday family brunch, with over 10 course meals and complimentary glass of wine, is a savoury treat, which guest should look forward to, with a live band on hand.

For ample relaxation, it indoor Le Bar in the executive lounge area offers a plush and serene environment for a guest to savour the best of wine, cocktails, beverages and other brews of choice while for anyone interested in outdoor setting, its breezy swimming pool bar is the place to visit to experience the best of time especially at night fall and during the Friday Happy Hour.

The hotel’s wellness and entertainment packages include an Olympic size swimming pool with children section and a fully equipped gymnasium, spa and sauna treats of choice. A professional trainer is on duty daily to take guest through the rudiments as it is opened also for walk – in guests with membership option available. Table tennis and other sports facilities are stationed at the swimming pool area.

The hotel also entices with a number of special packages, one of such is its birthday and wedding packages, which attractions include complimentary bottle of fruit wine and two kilograms of cake, colourful decoration of reserved tables, presentation of gifts to celebrants, discounted room and service rates and buffet meals.

Other services include 24 hours room services, power supply and security; airport shuttle and car hire service, laundry and dry cleaning as well as tour and travel advisory services.

As part of the changes, Emmanuel Ategie, an experienced and widely travelled hospitality professional, has been appointed the new general manager of the hotel. Beaming with smiles and confident of the fidelity of his product and services, he informed that the hotel, which promotes international standards spiced with local flavours, is once again set to offer the best value for money.

According to Ategie, the hotel is primed for the top, as it wants to be recognised among the top five rated world-class hotels. “We want the hotel to be in the class of the best hotels in the world by providing high quality facilities and services for guests in order to ensure their value worth,”he said.

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