The city of Calabar has many attractions for visitors and tourists especially in the festive period. For one thing, the Christmas Carnival is a real crowd puller and the city has a reputation as one of the cleanest in Nigeria. The people are warm and friendly and the food is great. So without further ado, we will be running down some of the best hotels in Calabar just incase the wind happens to fling you that way.
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1. Transcorp Hotel
As part of a hospitality conglomerate that is all too familiar around the world and also Nigeria, you would not very high standards from this establishment. And true to tradition, the hotel is rated a four-star outfit. With 132 rooms and 14 suites the hotel does not want for capacity. Among their stand out features would be the exquisite Vienna Café and event arrangements which includes the exotically named Jade Room (the boardroom) and Diamond and Pearl Rooms (conference spaces) – the former holds up to fifty guests at full capacity, while the latter two can contain up to 700 and 800 respective guests. Room prices begin at N26,000.
Address: 10 Murtala Mohammed Highway, Big Qua Town, Calabar
Phone number: +234 (0) 806 690 0009, +234 (0) 807 773 1111, +234 (0) 812 912 7440
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2. Calabar Harbour Resort
This establishment is quite small for a hotel with 13 rooms and 3 suites but it would seem that it is a deliberate attempt to distill an exclusive experience for the guests and if the reviews are anything to go by, they have been successful. All rooms are “exquisite and exceptionally decorated” with satellite TV a wardrobe, en-suite bathroom and 3 seaters upholster chair. A complimentary breakfast is served and free WiFi is on offer as well as a well-equipped gym and a nice swimming pool. The food is excellent according to guest reviews so check the place out if you will. Lowest priced rooms begin at N17,500.
Address: 32, Asari Eso Layout, Off Efio-Ette Roundabout, 540222, Calabar
Phone number: 0817 003 0305, 0908 594 4432
3. Adsuit Hotel
The hotel is particularly close to the Calabar Airport. If you are looking for something decent and affordable then you probably want to check it out as they have “wide range of tastefully furnished rooms which have amongst other facilities, a medium sized refrigerator, LCD television, satellite channels, wireless internet services, direct dial intercom and a self-control split unit air conditioner”. There is also free internet, a mini mart and 24-hour power supply.
Address: Municipality, off parliamentary, Calabar
Phone number: 0813 475 3664
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4. Marian Hotel
Marian Hotel is a pioneer of hospitality in the region and easily the oldest on this list. The hotel’s almost four decades guarantees your satisfaction and they are consistently improving their services to keep up with the times. Plus, prices start at N10,000.
Address: 125 Old Ikang Road Marian Road Ext Calabar
Phone number: 0803 940 3488
5. Chanel View Hotel
With a wide range of rooms that caters to different budgets, the rooms all have tea and coffee making facilities, king sized beds, private bathrooms with shower facilities and complimentary toiletries, sofas, and tables, telephones, air conditioning, flat screen television sets with access to a wide variety of local and international channels plus high-speed internet connectivity. A gym facility, 24-hour power, adequate security and ample car parking.
Address: 27 MCC Road, Calabar, P.O. Box 1208, Cross Rivers State
Phone number: 0803 974 2031, 0803 974 2044
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