The bar area. All pictures: Hakan Akdemir.

Radisson Blu opened its third hotel in Nigeria, and its second hotel in the country’s largest city, Lagos.

Tim Cordon, Area Senior Vice President, Middle East, Turkey and Africa, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, said the hotel group was thrilled to be expanding their presence in Nigeria, one of Africa’s economic powerhouses, with the opening of Radisson Blu Hotel Lagos Ikeja.

Radisson Blu Hotel Lagos, Ikeja opened recently. Picture: Hakan Akdemir.

“We have identified Nigeria as a key country for scaled growth, and the addition of our second Radisson Blu in the megacity of Lagos perfectly complements our development strategy. We are confident the appeal of the international upper upscale Radisson Blu brand and the excellent location of the hotel will attract strong business from both international and domestic travelers,” said Cordon.

Radisson Blu Hotel Lagos Ikeja executive lounge. Picture: Hakan Akdemir.

The hotel is centrally located in Ikeja, the capital of the Lagos State. It is situated next to Mobolaji Bank Anthony Highway. It is also a few kilometers away from Murtala Muhammed International Airport, and close to the suburb’s cultural and tourist attractions.

The new hotel offers 155-rooms including standard and business-class rooms, as well as a range of ultra-stylish one, two and three-bedroom loft suites.

The superior room.

Guests can enjoy the all-day dining restaurant, serving international and local cuisine, or dining at the steak house restaurant that will calm any carnivorous craving. For a relaxing drink, guests have a choice between the stylish lobby café, a bar, the business class lounge or the pool terrace.

The hotel offerings include a meeting and events facility and a fully equipped gym and swimming pool for travelers seeking to rejuvenate or maintain their fitness regime.

The bar area. All pictures: Hakan Akdemir,

George Balassis, General Manager of Radisson Blu Hotel Lagos Ikeja said his  team’s passion to deliver the brand’s renowned Yes I Can! service will lead them to become the preferred hotel in Ikeja.