List of Top 5 Best Hotels IN Port Harcourt 2022
Popularly known as PH or PH City, Port Harcourt is not only the capital but also the largest city in Rivers State, Nigeria. It is also the fifth-largest city in the country after Lagos, Kano, Ibadan, and Kaduna. Port Harcourt lies along the Bonny River and is located in the Niger Delta.
The city belongs to the South-South region of Nigeria, with neighboring cities like Delta, Edo, Benin-City, etc. Almost all cities and states in this region belong to the Niger Delta. People from these places are sometimes called the Warri people.
The city of Port Harcourt is blessed with lots of natural resources and is also the main center of economic activities in the state. This is why the city is usually occupied by visitors who have come for business or vacation purposes.
Do you plan to visit Port Harcourt soon, and are in need of where to stay on your arrival? If yes, you are in the right place. Here, I will disclose the best hotels in Port Harcourt that offer the best accommodation and hospitality services in the city.
Your stay in Port Harcourt should be one of your best experiences and these hotels I am about to mention have made it their priority. You can’t visit once and not think of visiting again. You just will not get enough of the hospitality there.
Let us have a look at the top five hotels in Port Harcourt and get to know their unique features and services. You can’t know a good hotel if the features are disclosed. This is why we have even made it easier by making it known to you here.
Top 5 Hotels in Port Harcourt
Formerly called Me Meridien, Ogeyi Place is located in the lively New Government Reserved Area in Umueme. To be more precise, you will find the property at Phase 11 G.R.A., 45 Tombia St, Umueme 500272, Port Harcourt.
The hotel is adjacent to the Port Harcourt Polo Club and 3 kilometers from the Air Assault Golf Course. Its situation in the G.R.A makes it far easier to locate, unlike many other hotels in Port Harcourt.
A unique feature of this place is that visitors and clients enjoy free Wi-Fi access for as long as they require. You do not need to book a room to get connected to this free internet access. All you have to do is get to the premises of the hotel.
The hotel has an outdoor pool for clients to enjoy the cool feeling of the water in the day and the warmth at night. Also, there is a restaurant where you can get modern delicacies to satisfy your endless cravings as they come.
Speaking of the rooms in Ogeyi Place, there is air conditioning and a private bathroom, coming with a hairdryer. There is a desk, a laptop safe, ironing facilities, and others to make your stay a memorable one. You can request your clothes to be dry-cleaned if you don’t want to do it yourself.
The lovers of sports and body-building are not left out from enjoying the amenities of this lovely place. There is a fitness center with the most modern and efficient fitness facilities. You can as well park for free on the premises. What more could you request? You can have it all here at Ogeyi Place.
Room/Apartment booking at Ogeyi Place begins from N85,000.
Located in the heart of Port Harcourt, Hotel Presidential has made it to be among our picks of the best hotels to stay in the Garden City. It is within a driving distance of one hour from the Local/International airport, via the PH-Aba Expressway, and just a walking distance of ten seconds from Port Harcourt Liberation Stadium.
It is situated in the center of the business districts of the city where most economic activities happen. This makes it a perfect option for business travelers and leisure seekers. It has a 5-star rating which is reflected through its classy rooms and spacious suites.
Talking about the suites, there is the Presidential, Governor, Royal, Luxury, Executive, Senior, Junior, and Luxurious family suites. The total number of suites at Hotel Presidential is fifty-three. Hotel Presidential also features conference and banqueting facilities meant for hosting business meetings, seminars, conventions, workshops, weddings, conferences, and many other events.
The largest event facility can hold up to 2,000 guests comfortably. That’s not a little number. Bookings at Hotel Presidential begin from Sixty-eight thousand naira.
Novotel Port Harcourt
There’s no place like home, but also, there is no greater feeling than feeling at home. Novotel Port Harcourt can give you this feeling. It is a 5-star hotel located in the heart of Garden City, Port Harcourt. Novotel is also a great choice for business travelers and family on vacation.
It embodies the very best of Nigeria in the refinement of interior design, the warmth of Southern welcome, the excellence of service, and the art of exceptional cuisine. It is very close to all the major oil and petroleum service companies in the state. In addition, it is a 25-minute drive from the International Airport, making it closer than Hotel Presidential.
The Property amenities features;
Free High-Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary welcome drink
Children’s television networks
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Business Center with Internet Access
Sun loungers/beach chairs
First aid kit
24-hour front desk
The room types at Novotel include;
If you wish to book a room at Novotel Port Harcourt, you should have at least Eighty thousand naira (N80,000). This is the least amount for which you can get a room at Novotel.
Swiss Spirit Hotel and Suites Danag
From as low as N23,000, you can book a room at Swiss Spirit, Port Harcourt. Swiss Spirit Hotel and Suites is quite popular for housing the best rooms and suites at such an economic price. For many hotels, the lower the price, the lower the quality. The opposite is the case for Swiss Spirit.
The lower price is just to make more people know about the place, and should not depict less of its quality. You won’t even believe it has some of the best facilities and amenities that other hotels with seemingly high prices do not.
It is located in Port Harcourt, and along the commercial district of the city, on the formerly known Stadium Road. The room types at Swiss Spirit Hotel and Suites are Non-smoking rooms, Family rooms, and suites. This means smoking is not allowed in any part of the hotel, not even the room. The hotel could be at a disadvantage for this.
Swiss International Mabisel
Swiss International Mabisel is located at Number 9, Avenue Mabisel, Port Harcourt. The hotel is 33.8km from the Port Harcourt International Airport. This is quite a distance for those who will want to lodge after flights. Hence, I recommend it for leisure travelers.
Shuttles are made available for guests who need to go to the airport. They will be made available upon request. However, there is a token attached to this service. I have no idea how much but be aware you will pay for it.
The hotel features an outdoor pool with lounge chairs to ensure you get the beach-like feeling you ever wish for. Visitors also get to connect to a free Wi-Fi source. Guests and visitors are not required to pay any fee for this service.
Units at Swiss International Mabisel Port Harcourt each include flat-screen TV and satellite channels, air conditioning, and a minibar. Private bathrooms also have a shower, bath, and hairdryer. Guests can enjoy local and international cuisine at the property restaurant. A range of drinks is provided at the bar.
In addition to these features at Swiss International Mabisel, there is a terrace, a bar, meeting areas, a shared lounge, your desk, etc. There is also free private parking on the hotel premises. This means guests can park their cars without paying for space.
Getting a place to stay in Port Harcourt is easy, but getting a home away from home could be quite hard. This is why I have handpicked a few places where I believe your stay will be worth every bit of your money and time.
In addition to this, the hotels that have been mentioned here are economical and affordable. Guests do not need to break the bank to book rooms and pay for other products and services. Starting from as low as N20,000, you can have a room to yourself for the night.