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The Federal Palace Hotel

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6 - 8 Ahmadu Bello Way, Lagos, Nigeria
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Ranked #7 of 116 Hotels in Lagos
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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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Sandton, South Africa
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8 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I founf the entrance hall impressive. The check in was easy. I found the room small, but adequate. I was warned not to eat at the hotel unless I had to. I enjoyed breakfast. Both in room meals I ordered, was not good value and neither was it good quality. Compared to other 5 star hotels, I was disappointed. The... More 

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Bordeaux, Aquitaine, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very well decorated hotel. The entrance and rooms are beautiful. The buffet breakfast is excellent with a lot of choice in bread, cereales fresh fruit eggs cheese and many more. The staff is welcoming and helpful. Excellent wifi!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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50 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is a gem away from from the hustle and bustle of Lagos city. It's gardens and pool area are one of the few green spots in Lagos and provides that breathe of fresh air that is often needed when travelling in a chaotic place. The hotel is expensive but compares favourably with the other upper end hotels in... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in Federal Palace for 2 nights. Overall, the service was excellent with very helpful hotel staff. Used the gym facilities which met my needs. The breakfast was excellent and definitely 5 star. Had dinner at the hotel restaurant and the food was top quality. Room was great with sea views. Would definitely recommend. Grounds also have a pool and... More 

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Hong Kong
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 June 21, 2015

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

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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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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