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Chelsea Hotel

Plot 123 Cadastral Zone A0, Central Business District | PO Box 7069, Abuja, Nigeria
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Chelsea Hotel
Ranked #23 of 36 hotels in Abuja
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Sunyani, Ghana
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm only staying here for two weeks now , and still have to stay here till end of April for business . Breakfast they only cater for Nigerians because very little for me to eat , maybe 3 dishes for foreigners and 15 to 20 dishes for locals . the freezer in the room switches off as soon as you... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

This place is a dump. Only stayed there because we were misguided and other hotels in town were full due to a conference. This is a 1.5 star place at best. Wifi and AC did not work. They were nice enough to give me a standing fan though and had very firm beds which I liked. Breakfast was horrible and... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Despite its convenient proximity to Abuja's International Conference Centre, the Chelsea is disappointingly tired and in need of updating and a good cleaning. Carpets should be replaced, there were no batteries in the room safes; some of the electrical outlets and lights in my room did not work. There was a foul odor in the corridor, and some guests were... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Room was clean. Mosquito issues in the room and in general. Internet connection was poor and frequent lack of electricity The loby was small but there is an additional room for meetings Breakfast was below average Reception had good service. Very efficient with fax services.

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London
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Popular with the military top brass, we were put in this hotel because it was judged to have robust security. It was quite fun seeing all the high-ranking officers in their dress uniform one evening as they assembled for a dinner. The buffets at breakfast and dinner have fresh, good quality food on offer, but are definitely more geared to... More

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Hattingen, Germany
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Very friendly staff trying to serve in a good way. Average breakfast. But the rooms definitely need a brush up. The location is not too bad. They do have a small pool and gym. Enough to do some workout.

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Portstewart
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Not a bad place at all. Friendly reception staff. Everyone doing their best - even the wifi guy who does his best to keep things going. Wifi fine at weekend but when a conference comes calling....! Liked the bar snacks at the pool - and a reasonable price. The rooms could do with a bit of maintenance e.g. a well... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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69 reviews 69 reviews
49 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

MAYBE 2.9? The Chelsea has the mod cons and good security, a must in today’s Nigeria. Their modest breakfast offerings have much to be modest about. TV is OK, though they lack the BBC. Problems: 1) Sporadic connectivity. Sometimes the wireless works; sometimes, the LAN cable. Sometimes, neither. 2) Mostly cold water in the shower 3) The restaurant and room... More

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Telford,Shropshire, UK
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

At the start not good, many complaints but the guest relations lady seemed to get most things sorted within 24hrs, even a free bottle of red wine. The Wifi is better when in the lobby area than in the room but when in the room especially floors 4 & 5 use the cable, still seems a reasonable speed for Nigeria... More

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Boston, MA
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

The best thing about this hotel is the friendliness of front desk and restaurant staff. But as for the management, they have no clue how to run a hotel. They seem to have a lot of 'no' policies but don't hold your breath waiting for anyone to tell you what they are; it's when you need an iron, or a... More

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Additional Information about Chelsea Hotel

Address: Plot 123 Cadastral Zone A0, Central Business District | PO Box 7069, Abuja, Nigeria
Location: Nigeria > Abuja State > Abuja
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #23 of 36 hotels in Abuja
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Chelsea Hotel Central Area-Promoting the essence of exquisite style in the capital of Nigeria. Located 40 mins from the Airport in the Central Business District of Abuja. It offers a touch of African style to its already celebrated International appeal. Its facilities include - kitchenettes, suites, swimming pool, gym, 400-person conference hall, free wireless and many more.Chelsea Hotel Wuse 2 - New boutique hotel for business travelers located in the city center. It's facilities are limited but it compensates for this with its higher service standard and cheaper rates. ... more   less 

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