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The Federal Palace Hotel

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6 - 8 Ahmadu Bello Way, Lagos, Nigeria
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Ranked #5 of 115 Hotels in Lagos
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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29 reviews 29 reviews
27 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I do not think that this is a 5 star quality hotel and it is certainly not worth the money which they are asking for it. Starting with the booking process, I requested a car pickup and airport “Protocol” service. This resulted in a separate form arriving requesting a lot of personal information (e.g. date of birth) and a photocopy... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed in most of the upper end hotels in Lagos. The FP is probably relatively value for money but it feels old and past it's best... It is well located and has a great feel with lawns and channel to the port in front. Rooms small but comfortable

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Large hotel, decent sized conference facility, good pool and water slides, massive lawns and water side garden. rooms were average sized, reception staff were not warm, i was the only person at check out at 8 am and still took 20 minutes, massive property, but not being effectively used. doors were pretty sound proofed. breakfast priced at 8100, ie some... More 

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Prefer Wheatbaker and Intercontinental. Better food options, nicer gym with better rooms at these other hotels. FP does have a quick and painless check in. Expensive which is the norm in Lagos. Would stay here if i had kids though as it has a good pool with slides.

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

There kitchen doesn't close and the chef was so friendly. The outdoor exercise area and the clean pool make my stay even more enjoyable. The wifi works all over the expansive ground and in the rooms. The beautiful rooms with great river views adds to the reasons i will go back there again. On a hot day ask for a... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Exceptional good from the room, food, environment and staff.. Room was cozy, just the want I need rest after business meetings, arguably the best breakfast I had in Nigeria, facilities was good, name it.. casino, bar and my favorite 'The Peacock'..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I have visited the Federal Palace hotel many times since the reopening and at one time basically lived there...this is the very best with customer service. The staff are extremely friendly and have been target for poaching by most of the hotels in Lagos. It has a superb foyer, casino and pool club that can compete with the best standards.... More 

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Lagos State, Nigeria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

The hotel is in good shape and has an excellent view of the Atlantic Ocean; this can be savoured from the well-kept courtyard; though the peacocks at the courtyard seem to give a better welcoming smile than the reception staffs.

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Lagos State, Nigeria
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I like big hotels, but often find you can sort of get ignored in ne. But that isn't the case with Federal Palace. The service is great, the rooms are clean, and the have an awesome buffet lunch. Our room wasn't the biggest, but it was comfortable and perfectly adequate. There is a nice family pool on property and the... More 

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73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I went back to the Federal Palace after a few stays in other hotels and I still think it's the best option for Lagos. Easy check in, friendly staff, good food and lovely grounds. The Wi-Fi works much better now as well.

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