Akure is the capital of Ondo State and Ondo State has quite a few attractions for tourists including the Idanre Hills and Idanre Forest, which happens to be one of only five sites in Nigeria where forest elephants can still be found. Idanre is some 20 kilometres southeast of Akure. If anything at all ever gives you an excuse to journey to Akure, check out our list of some of the best hotels in town.
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1. Groovy Hotel
Groovy Hotels offers accommodation (standard, deluxe, executive, business and presidential suites), conference halls and boardrooms for meeting and banquets, a restaurant and bar for your refreshment and relaxation needs. The hotel offers value for money and you can book online.
Address: Block 556, Opposite Plaza Junction, Ijapo Estate, Akure, Ondo State
Tel: +234 805 9070 733, +234 903 6770 577
2. Stateline Hotel
The hotel is located only some 10 kilometres away from the famed Idanre Hills, Owo Museum of Antiques, the Deji of Akure’s Palace. Parking space, security and good food at the on-site restaurant are part of the package for only N3000 per night if you book online.
Address: Plot 25, Folahan Close, Off FUTA Road, Akure
Tel: +234 807 782 1240
3. Royal Birds Hotel and Tower
This is a standard hotel. They serve local and foreign dishes at their on-site. There is an on-site fitness centre. Laundry service is available at a token extra charge and you could hire a car on-demand. Rooms at different prices starting at N15,000.
Address: Alagbaka Estate, GRA, Akure South, Ondo State
Tel: 0803 124 3012, 0816 095 4104, 0803 395 2631
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4. Sunview Hotels
This hotel is rated four-stars and rooms are priced differently beginning at N10,000. It has a swimming pool, a playground for children, a supermarket and a beauty salon and to top it off, live entertainment is held at the lobby lounge and pool terrace for the pleasure of guests.
Address: 8, El-Shaddai Road, GRA, Alagbaka, Akure, Ondo State
Tel: +234 806 656 5462
5. Royal Parklane Hotel
This is a two-star budget hotel, according to Hotels.ng. But even for that they are decent establishment within a few minutes’ walk or drive to the Akure Airport and FUTA (Federal University of Technology, Akure). Room service is available all day and newspapers can be delivered straight to you, as well as as 24-hour power supply. If you are on a budget, look no further.
Address: 56/59, Fajuyi Street, Ijapo Estate, Akure, Ondo State
Tel: +234 803 759 2786
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