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“Nice hotel as long you don't see the rooms...” 3 of 5 stars
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Eko Hotels & Suites
5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Lagos 1234, Nigeria (Formerly Le Meridien Eko Hotel)   |  
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Ranked #20 of 117 Hotels in Lagos
Geneva, Switzerland
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369 reviews
99 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 280 helpful votes
“Nice hotel as long you don't see the rooms...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

The Eko location, by the sea, is great. The hotel complex being furthermore large, it helps foreign travellers feeling less "trapped" if they do not want to go outside by night. So when I was told I'd be staying at the Eko, I liked the idea. And my first contact with the hotel was nice, the reception area being outdoor (of course protected from the rain).
Check-in was smooth. I got a room almost at the top of the hotel. When getting to my floor though, I found the corridor very faded. The door of the room was quite loose (although it locked well). The room was very oldish. While the bed was all right and the bathroom somewhat refurbished, I had the overall impression it was 30+ years old (i.e. from the late 70s when the hotel was built). The windows wasn't furthermore closing properly. Quite poor.
The swimming pool is large and nice.
Breakfast was all right with lots of choice, by the pool. I had furthermore a couple of dinners there, at the Sky restaurant on the top floor (see my review there: http://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g304026-d4507287-Reviews-Sky_Restaurant-Lagos_Lagos_State.html) and one by the pool (Italian buffet - quite average).
Wifi all right for Nigeria.
Good service.
All in all, I'd probably stay elsewhere next time I'll be in Lagos.

Room Tip: High floor, seaview
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Great Hotel,
Many Restaurants with very good Food.
Rooms are big and clean- nice view of the Atlantic.
Large green park area within the Hotel.
Staff is very helpfull and the Hotel offers a lot of choices.

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Pretoria, South Africa
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112 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

The hotel & decor is pretty old and needs some attention. All the staff is very friendly but not very efficient, had trouble checking in and out - and you have to ask staff a couple of times before it gets done. Rooms are loud and bathroom leaks water from the shower. Lots of power cuts but that is probability the norm for Lagos. The food was pretty good, nice variety for breakfast and very good pizza! WiFi is good but you need to buy vouchers.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled on business
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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97 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

An average hotel - large and quite impersonal. Good selection of restaurants in its defence, with quite decent pizzas, but a bit soulless and dated / worn, and has definitely seen better days.

The Internet worked, which was a happy surprise, but I suspect there are now better options in Lagos with the arrival of Intercontinental, Southern Sun et al.

  • Stayed July 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Czech republic
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

I have been there in July 2013 for one week in this hotel due to business trip. What was surprised for me is the relativly high quality of the service - I had no any issue regarding booking procedure (it was nice the welcome drink at the beginning). Room has been cleaned and fully furnitured including flat TV, the same about bathroom. I had view to the swimming pool and the sea side and I was satisfied. Breakfast is in the European/American style and dinner is the same (you are able to test the local specialitiest but be prepared that's really spicy).. Super is the bar to be used for meetings with the friends. Connectivity via prepaid WiFi is stabil without any issue (little expensive). Of course there are a lot of space to be improved that's why I thing the cost could be cheaper.

Room Tip: To ask for the view to swimming pool and non smoker room or floor.
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Had a nice time.. though a little bit too e pensive for the services rendered. Bathrooms had the tendency of getting water clogged and room service took too long to arrive. Excellent view out the verranda thou floors should hv been less slippery. Main building is alittle too close to the generator building

  • Stayed July 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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York, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Stayed here earlier this year. Staff are charming but two lights in my room didn't work and the hair dryer conked out as I was using it. Added to this, all the card readers are held together with elastic bands, so paying is a hit-or-miss affair with associated delays. Food in the local speciality restaurant (Crackpot?) was delicious and promptly served- food at the poolside restaurant rather boring and service slow.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Eko Hotels & Suites

Address: Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Lagos 1234, Nigeria (Formerly Le Meridien Eko Hotel)
Location: Nigeria > Lagos State > Lagos
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Lagos
#13 Luxury Hotel in Lagos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Eko Hotels & Suites 5*
Number of rooms: 584
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