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Protea Hotel Victoria Island

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Plot 1700, Violet Yough Close | Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria
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Ranked #6 of 71 hotels in Lagos
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014
TravelEditor999 London, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Truly enjoyed my stay, members of staff were helpfuly got us a very lovely apartment ... with a terrible view but this is Lagos you dont get the best of everythig but otherwise we only had to shut our curtains and enjoy our stay. The food is ok but if you can go out and eat out you could get... More

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PH-VictoriaIsland, General Manager at Protea Hotel Victoria Island, responded to this review

Thank you for your words of appreciation regarding your recent stay with us. We are delighted to receive your compliments and we constanlty strive to improve on all areas of our service. It was our pleasure to accommodate you, and your interest and loyalty are truly invaluable to us. We look forward to welcoming you back again! Best regards, More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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92 reviews 92 reviews
43 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Stayed twice at Protea VI end of February and beginning of March, we held a conference using the conference facility. We were very impressed the hotel was great and the conference was run professionally and we were very happy with the very good conference facility and service and the overall hotel. The breakfasts were great & the kitchen was great.... More

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PH-VictoriaIsland, General Manager at Protea Hotel Victoria Island, responded to this review

Dear Sir, thank you for your positve review and comments regarding your conference and your stay with us and I will pass on your feedback to the relevant departments. We are looking forward to hosting you again and hope your next stay will be even better than the last. Regards, Tim More

Espoo, Finland
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56 reviews 56 reviews
45 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

It was the first time I stayed at the Protea Hotel on Victoria Island during my trip to lagos last month. After a perfect welcome, seamless check in I was whisked to my room. Nice, spacious and with all the functionables on needs during a business trip. Good WiFi, hot shower, great food service (a special thanks to the executive... More

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PH-VictoriaIsland, General Manager at Protea Hotel Victoria Island, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Frederic, thank you for your most positive comments regarding your stay and I will pass on your kind words to our Exec. Chef. We hope to see you again soon. Regards, Tim More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

I stayed 3 nights here on my first trip to Lagos. Safe and secure with plenty of security to make first time travelers to Nigeria feel really safe and welcome. Centrally situated to my business destinations and main city businesses. Staff are friendly, especially reception - waiters on the quiet side but still pleasant and helpful. Wi-fi free for guests... More

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PH-VictoriaIsland, General Manager at Protea Hotel Victoria Island, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Yusuf, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of your stay at Protea Hotel Victoria Island and we appreciate your kind and honest comments. I will follow up as to why you were not informed about our gym on check-in, as it is attached to our annex building at the back. We hope to see... More

JHB
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

stayed here last week, Charmaine and her team, including Chigozie, Friday and the others go out of their way to make you feel welcome. lovely hotel with good food. twas my second stay here and will definately be coming back. keep up the good work guys.

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Kington St Michael, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

A very friendly staff and a comfortable room. However some lack of communication between the folks in the resturant and bar. We ordered our evening meal from the bar and made three requests when our meal would be ready. We then discovered by chance it was on a table in the Resturant all the time! By this time it was... More

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PH-VictoriaIsland, General Manager at Protea Hotel Victoria Island, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experiences at Protea Hotel Victoria Island in November and I apologize for the delayed response as I have recently resumed. Every effort is being done to rectify your valid comments and we wish to host you again in the near future. Regards, Tim More

Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We stayed at the Protea in Victoria Island and where very happy with the great service and great food supplied by Eleanor and Charmaine both of whom where highly visible and very interactive with the guest. The stay was very relaxing and at a very reasonable price not to mention the very friendly staff members Thank you for a great... More

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PH-VictoriaIsland, General Manager at Protea Hotel Victoria Island, responded to this review

Dear Raymond E Thank you very much for your positive comments. We are ecstatic to hear that you enjoyed your stay and I will convey your message to all the STAFF. Chef Eleonor is training and cooking up a storm with her new menu which she will be implementing at the hotel in December. We are looking forward to your... More

Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Very nice rooms, great staff and not bad food! The hotel was quiet (maybe a little too quiet when confined to our hotel). I am going to be coming to Lagos again soon and i will definitely stay here again

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PH-VictoriaIsland, General Manager at Protea Hotel Victoria Island, responded to this review

Dear Brandoneisie31 Thank you very much for your review, we are looking forward to welcoming you back to Protea Hotel Victoria Island in the near future. Kind Regards Charmaine More

Wiltshire UK
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

I have been travelling to Lagos for the past 30 years on business and usually stayed at one of the main international hotels; this was my first stay at the Protea VI. Anyone reading the TA reviews can get the message; this place has great service, it has clean, comfortable and stylish rooms, the food is excellent, everything works and... More

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PH-VictoriaIsland, Manager at Protea Hotel Victoria Island, responded to this review

Dear Andrew B, Thank you very much for your comments on your recent stay at Protea Hotel Victoria Island, this is like always much appreciated. We are ecstatic to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we are looking forward to welcoming you back to our hotel. During your next stay please let us know, as we do have a... More

Dublin, Ireland
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
45 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

This is a small hotel on Victoria Island, but its adequate. Reception was very friendly and I was given a bottle of Guinness during check in (although I think that this was just because I’m Irish!). My room was nice enough, the bed was comfy and the bathroom adequately clean. The hotel was very quiet during my stay. At breakfast... More

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PH-VictoriaIsland, General Manager at Protea Hotel Victoria Island, responded to this review

Dear GUEST Thank you for taking the time to write about your experiences at Protea Hotel Victoria Island. Since your stay in August last year we have rectified the AC in our gym, we have also improved on our breakfast selections. With regards to the comment of double payment on your credit card would you be so kind as to... More

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Address: Plot 1700, Violet Yough Close | Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria
Location: Nigeria > Lagos State > Lagos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Protea Hotel Victoria Island 3.5*
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Also Known As:
Protea Hotel Lagos

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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#4 Business Hotel in Lagos
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This stunning boutique hotel arguably offers the finest accommodation in downtown Lagos. Conveniently situated right in the heart of Victoria Island's hotel district, everything is near at hand, with Kuramo Waters and the Atlantic Ocean being in easy reach of the hotel. Designed for the discerning traveller, the hotel offers fine dining in elegant surroundings while the secure location ensures peace and quiet from the surrounding hustle and bustle of the city. In the normal Protea Hotels tradition, nothing is ever too much trouble to ensure our GUESTS enjoy all the facilities needed by today's traveller. If you use a little bit of street savvy, Lagos can offer you a number of unique experiences. It has more night clubs and live music than just about any other West African city and is chiefly known for its music. The late Fela Kuti came from an outer suburb of Lagos. Sunny Ade, king of juju music, still calls it home as does the Afro-reggae specialist Sonny Okosun. Sunny Ade's club,Ariya Night Club, is in Yaba and is worth a visit - as is the open-air Jazz 38 where, if you've had the foresight to bring your own musical instrument with you, you might score an invitation to jam with the band. ... more   less 
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