The company is confirming locations for the highly-anticipated first operational hotels in Nigeria and continuing development momentum for the fast growing International Hotel Brand in Africa and the Middle East.
The hotels, to be branded and known as Swiss International Westown-Lagos and Swiss International Mabisel-Port Harcourt are strategically located at 7 Sheraton-Opebi Link Road, Ikeja, Lagos, and Industrial Layout (off Peter Odili Road) Port Harcourt, Nigeria and are well suited to meet the demands of the large population of business market and people living in and traveling to those areas. The full service upscale-market properties featuring combined 202 keys are scheduled to open in 1st October 2013.
“Nigeria is a focus country for our business development. With these openings, we are bringing our portfolio in Nigeria and West Africa to over 18 hotels in operation and under development”, commented Henri (Hans) W.R. Kennedie, CEO and Managing Director of Swiss International Hotels.
Besides 85 contemporary and comfortable guest rooms and suites, the Swiss International Westown-Lagos will offer a restaurant and bar, meeting & conference facilities thus making it an upper-market MICE destination, a gym, and a rooftop bar & swimming pool on the 10th floor.
Lagos is Nigeria’s largest urban area and dominated by headquarters of major companies, many in the technology, financial services and healthcare segments, government activities and state owned enterprises. The hotel also offers three diverse restaurants and bars to provide guests with a truly international culinary experience from Asian favorites to Western à la Carte classics. The unit will open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, offers a chic modern design and cozy ambience where guests can enjoy a menu of fusion foods, gourmet coffee, tea and healthy beverage options.
The Swiss International Mabisel-Port Harcourt is strategically positioned in an area of significant business development and as one of the first properties to premier the new brand, will serve as a prototype to showcase the Swiss values and business process. The hotel prides itself as an upscale market with 117 Guestrooms and Suites with Swimming Pool, Gym facilities, Food & beverage Units and conference facilities. For a more casual but still dynamic destination, the hotel’s Lobby Lounge offers a stunning view and live entertainment, creating the perfect ambiance to meet with friends and colleagues, or just unwind. The Swiss Café Restaurant & Lounge is the hotel’s elegant and tranquil restaurant, featuring classic cuisine. Menu highlights include Mediterranean, Western and other local and traditional delicacies. The place to see and be seen, the Swiss Café Restaurant & Lounge is an upscale and fashionable dining venue in Port Harcourt, serving contemporary and authentic cuisine in an energetic but chic venue. The Swiss International Mabisel-Port Harcourt is located within the Industrial Layout, within the Port Harcourt metropolitan area and headquarters to numerous international businesses and oil firms.