Lagos Hotels

Lagos, the “centre of excellence” and colloquially called “Lasgidi” is a densely populated city divided into the Lagos Island and Lagos Mainland.
Lagos, Nigeria’s largest city, sprawls inland from the Gulf of Guinea across Lagos Lagoon. Victoria Island, the financial center of the metropolis, is known for its beach resorts, boutiques and nightlife. To the north, Lagos Island is home to the National Museum Lagos, displaying cultural artifacts and craftworks. Nearby is Freedom Park, once a colonial-era prison and now a major venue for concerts and public events.

Popular and most sought after areas on Lagos mainland include Ikeja, Surulere, Yaba and Oshodi environs while the highbrow areas on Lagos Island are Lekki, Ikoyi and Victoria Island where majority of high class citizens reside.

Lagos also called in Yoruba as Èkó is a city in the Nigerian state of Lagos. The city, with its adjoining conurbation, is the largest in Nigeria, as well as on the African continent. It is one of the fastest growing cities in the world and also one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. Lagos is a major financial centre in Africa; the megacity has the highest GDP and also houses one of the largest and busiest ports on the continent. 

Lagos initially emerged as a port city which originated on a collection of islands, which are contained in the present day Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Lagos Island, Eti-Osa, Amuwo-Odofin and Apapa; the islands are separated by creeks, fringing the southwest mouth of Lagos Lagoon, while protected from the Atlantic Ocean by barrier islands and long sand spits such as Bar Beach, which stretch up to 100 km (60 mi) east and west of the mouth. Due to rapid urbanization, the city expanded to the west of the lagoon to include areas in the present day Lagos Mainland, Ajeromi-Ifelodun and Surulere. This led to the classification of Lagos into two main areas - the Island, which was the initial city of Lagos, before it expanded into the area known as the Mainland.

This city area was governed directly by the Federal Government through the Lagos City Council, until the creation of Lagos State in 1967, which led to the splitting of Lagos city into the present day seven Local Government Areas (LGAs), and an addition of other towns (which now make up 13 LGAs) from the then Western Region, to form the state.

Lagos which was the capital of Nigeria since its amalgamation in 1914, went on to become the capital of Lagos State, after its creation. However, the state capital was later moved to Ikeja in 1976, while the federal capital also moved to Abuja in 1991. Even though Lagos is still widely referred to as a city, the present day Lagos, also known as "Metropolitan Lagos", and officially as "Lagos Metropolitan Area" is an urban agglomeration or conurbation, consisting of 16 LGAs, including Ikeja, the state capital of Lagos State.

This conurbation makes up 37% of Lagos State's total land area, but houses about 85% of the state's total population. The exact population of Metropolitan Lagos is disputed; In the 2006 federal census data, the conurbation had a population of about 8 million people. However, the figure was disputed by the Lagos State Government, which later released its own population data, putting the population of Lagos Metropolitan Area at approximately 16 million. As at 2015, unofficial figures put the population of "Greater Metropolitan Lagos", which includes, Lagos and its surrounding metro area, extending as far as into Ogun State, at approximately 21 million.

When it comes to hotels in Lagos, you will find quite a lot of hotels in Ikeja and many of the best hotels in Victoria Island Lagos. The accommodations in Lagos are numerous and you are bound to find the one that will suit your needs either you are looking for luxury or cheap Lagos hotels. Go through our list of hotels in Lagos, Nigeria and filter for the amenities (swimming pool, spa, airport pickup, etc.) and check the hotel pictures.

For hotel booking, you can find both luxury hotels and cheap hotels in Lagos right here... From Intercontinental Hotel Lagos, Eko Hotel Lagos, Lagos Oriental and Protea Victoria Island are examples of sophisticated and highly sought after hotels in Lagos Island. The premium hotels in Lagos mainland are 5 star Sheraton Hotel Lagos and Protea Hotel Ikeja.

For business travelers jetting in and out of the city, it might be better to book a Lagos airport hotel. Lodging in hotels near Lagos Airport, you will be in close proximity to Ikeja, Lagos and all the commercial activities it has to offer. You wouldn’t have to worry about distance and transport as the hotels can arrange airport pickup. Book Now

Lagos is the city to explore when you talk about beaches in Nigeria. There are about 5 top beaches in Lagos. Check our list of beach hotels in Lagos for a comfortable stay. Many hotels in Lekki are within short distance from the beaches. Book your choice Lagos beach hotel now and enjoy the amazing discounts offered.

On leisure, family getaway or vacation, book a room in any of the resorts in Lagos to experience top notch hospitality. From African themed resorts to exquisite guest houses, hotels in Lagos state are poised to deliver the luxury touch you desire. Book Nw

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The city is filled with a multitude of tourist attractions both on the Island and Mainland. Whether you are a fan of art, culture and history or you are more interested in the modern attractions, Lagos has you covered. Some of the best tourist spots in Lagos include the National Museum, the National Arts Theatre, Lekki Conservation Centre, Lacampagne Tropicana Beach Resort, Freedom Park, Fela’s Shrine, Silverbird Galleria, The Palms, The Slave Port, Ikeja City Mall and The Floating School at Makoko.

The fastest and easiest way of getting around Lagos is with your own car, but watch out for the infamous Lagos traffic! If you can afford to, get a driver so you can read a book or work on your computer when caught in traffic. Other means of transport in Lagos are taxi or the public transport system: BRT & commercial buses or the tricycles popularly known as keke napep.  Read more about online accommodation booking website with properties ranging from international chains and all-inclusive resorts to local favorites and bed & breakfasts, together with all the information needed to book the perfect stay. Special apps for mobile phones and tablets can also be downloaded enabling customers to book on the go with access to Lagos, Nigeria and over 20,000 last minute deals. Worldwide