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“Based on Nigerian Standards...” 4 of 5 stars
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Owu Crown Hotel Ibadan
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Km 2 Monatan, Iwo Road, Ibadan 200223, Nigeria (Formerly Golden Tulip Owu Crown Ibadan)   |  
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Ranked #7 of 18 Hotels in Ibadan
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“Based on Nigerian Standards...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

A new hotel with very attractive public areas. The hotel rooms are also above average but the bathrooms are usually quite small with showers that have a trickle rather than a flow of water. The staff are very accommodating, too. I would avoid rooms facing the main road, as you would expect they can be very noisy. Strange process when buying drinks at the bar, they prefer cash! Wifi in the lobby and in the bedroom was once again really good and free! I would stay there again and actually do think its the best in Ibadan.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

This is a new hotel. As there were no reviews online I decided that I would write one, so that anyone thinking of travelling to Ibadan would not be filled with the same feeling of the unknown that I had.
So why have I rated the hotel as very good?
Well firstly it isn't very good, its disappointing in many ways.
What could have been a lovely hotel has been finished badly, by sloppy carpet fitters, bad plumbers and other tradesmen who either didn't have the skills to do the job or couldn't be bothered! My shower didn't have any power as it had obviously not been connected correctly, I don't complain because I find complaining in a Nigerian hotel more painful than just putting up with substandard service. The window in my room didn't properly fit in the window frame...

For Nigeria though these are quite small issues, so I didn't really mind and I would happilly stay here again. One day hopefully Nigeria will have hundreds of hotels and the competition will drive up standards. But until then you might as well stay here, as it's definitely the best place I've stayed in Ibadan and I would recommend it because you will find a decent (for Nigeria) hotel. with friendly staff, the barman and the manager for example were excellent.

One tip.. unplug the tv receiver, or it will beep loudly everytime it is reset when the power goes down and you will be woken up!

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Owu Crown Hotel Ibadan

Address: Km 2 Monatan, Iwo Road, Ibadan 200223, Nigeria (Formerly Golden Tulip Owu Crown Ibadan)
Location: Nigeria > Oyo State > Ibadan
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 18 Hotels in Ibadan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Owu Crown Hotel Ibadan 4*
Number of rooms: 80
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Owu Crown Hotel Ibadan is the only international hotel operating in Ibadan and is designed to extend signature warm hospitality combined with the local Nigerian flavour. ... more   less 
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