The 10 floor structure is being built along the Mariam Babangida Way in Asaba. Other details about the hotel are speculative, as the development is shrouded in some mystery.
This project is to be built in a greenfield site in Premier Hill Drive, Mokola Hill, Ibadan. Blackborderbuild visited the site, earlier in the year but apart from the sight of one or two trucks, there was no visible sign of any work. The facility is a conference hotel and will be a 4 star destination, upon completion. The Interior Designers are Areen Hospitality (United Kingdom) and the architects are DAA Architects (Nigeria).
The facility will be Starwood's 10th hotel in Nigeria. The 12 storey facility is expected to be completed and commissioned in 2015. Sheraton are expanding aggresively in Nigeria and they currently operate the Sheraton Lagos Hotel, Sheraton Abuja Hotel, Four Points by Sheraton Lekki-Lagos, Le Meridien Ibom Hotel & Golf Resort, and Le Meridien Ogeyi Place. In addition to this existing footporint, theu will be adding five new hotels opening by 2017; including Four Points by Sheraton Ikot Ekpene, Four Points by Sheraton Benin City in Edo, Four Points by Sheraton Ibadan in Oyo, Four Points by Sheraton Ikeja in Lagos and Le Meridien Ikoyi Towers.
Source Business Wire
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