IT’S CALLED CONFERENCE HOTEL
The city of Abeokuta in Ogun State is set to witness a new experience in the hospitality business, with the opening of a new 5-star hotel called Conference Hotel, Abeokuta. It is part of the Conference Hotels chain.
The impressive 9-floor hotel, built on a large expanse of land, is located in a prime location, along Presidential Boulevard, in Abeokuta. It is a serene environment built on a beautiful landscape. The huge edifice itself is breathtaking and it is well laid out. One of the things that makes the hotel beautiful is the fact that the finishing is superb.
It has 200 beautiful rooms and 2 Presidential suites. A standard room goes for N45,000, whilst the Presidential suite goes for N200,000 circa. It has an Olympic size swimming pool, Banquet hall that sits about 1,000, a Terrace bar, Lounges among several other facilities.
The new Conference Hotels is part of the existing chain of hotels made up of 2 hotels with one in Ijebu-Ode and the other in Sagamu.
The hotel is believed to be promoted by Otunba Gbenga Daniel, a former Governor of Ogun State, who has been closely associated with the Conference Hotel brand; which is fast becoming associated with excellence in the hospitality business.
Let’s tell you more about this new Abeokuta hotel complex which is already functioning. The soft opening of the Conference Hotel, Abeokuta has begun and the formal opening will take place on Friday 6th of December, 2019. From what we gathered, Vice President Osinbajo who is expected to be the Special Guest of Honour will declare it open along with the Ogun Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun on that day.
Let’s tell you how the 9-floor hotel is structured. It has a Basement, which has a very spacious Underground Lounge, which is like a dancehall, and night club. It is already fixed with neon lights, Speakers. The basement has backup offices, laundry, storage facilities.
The Ground Floor is where the very spacious reception hall is. It has a Ballroom and a Shop. On the 1st floor is the Skyview Pavillion, Emerald Restaurant, and Swimming Pool adjoining it.
On the 2nd floor is the Roof Terrace Bar, Meeting Rooms, and Deluxe Rooms. On the 3rd, 4th and 5th floors are deluxe rooms. On the 6th floor is the Executive Floor. The floor has 2 presidential suites.
There is also a Penthouse that houses a Chinese Restaurant.
What stands Conference Hotel, Abeokuta out is the many facilities it has like a standard Gymnasium, Sauna & Spa, Unisex Salon, Olympic size Swimming Pool, fitted with a Swimming Pool Bar, Skyview Pavilion, Banquet Hall, and it has about 8 meeting rooms in different sizes, roof terrace bar.
Each wing, housing the rooms has name tags like Alpha Suite, Sapphire Suites, Omega Suites, & Ruby Suites.
All the rooms are 5-star rooms. So spacious is the land space of the hotel that it has the capacity to park 300 cars within the complex. The hotel is fitted with a beautiful Panoramic Lift, which will give guests a scenic view of the city.
All the floors and corridors are fully airconditioned. All the floors are No Smoking, and there are CCTVS everywhere. There are also Fire Extinguishers and Sprinklers on each floor.
Conference Hotel has been designed for 2 sets of people in mind first is the everyday customers who want to just relax and have fun. And also for corporate clients who want to leave the busy and cosmopolitan cities of Lagos, to come to a serene place like Abeokuta to hold their seminars, conference, retreats.
It is a nice and cozy environment, creating a home-away-from-home ambience.
Security in the hotel is superb. There are over 100 CCTV cameras to secure the place. The whole operation is computerised. City People gathered that the management of the hotel has begun training for its 200 staff. Over the past 4 weeks, they have been. The 200 staff have started work already to enable them test run their processes. Most of the staff are from Abeokuta. They are undergoing a round of training to prepare them for the challenges of running the hotel. The official opening of the Underground Safari Lounge will take place on the same day, Friday, 6th December 2019 by 7 pm till dawn.