Boutique hotels, typically smaller (between 10 and 100 rooms) than the normal hotel are becoming all the rage in the hospitality industry in recent years. Hoteliers are taking advantage of the travelers’ desire for small, intimate hotels with big personalities. With these hotels springing up so rapidly, here are the seven best in West Africa.
MAISON FAHRENHEIT, NIGERIA
Enter this colorful World to discover Guest Rooms, Suites and Restaurants each with their own eclectic personality, uniqueness and unmatched sophistication. Kick back in style and enjoy organic architecture and edgy design, paired with luxurious comforts. The dynamic Fahrenheit team is at your service to provide whatever you want, whenever you want it. The dining experience is revolutionary. A combination of local and international cuisine brought together in what can be defined as Afri-Continental. Fahrenheit has a unique combination of Formal and Playful Dinning offerings that can be enjoyed indoors or outdoors, in the restaurant, on the roof, by the pool, in the courtyard or in the comfort of your room. The World Class Chef spares nothing in making your Fahrenheit culinary experience truly explosive. The ocean view property is your playground. Mix and mingle at the Rue80 Roof Bar & Lounge, where you can listen to edgy house, trance and tranquil music and enjoy a hand crafted cocktail. Take a dip in the lap pool or recline in the poolside cabanas whilst you soak up the sun, sipping on an ice cold drink.
BOGOBIRI HOUSE, NIGERIA
Bogobiri House is much more than a sixteen room boutique hotel in highbrow Ikoyi, Lagos. Visitors are offered a unique opportunity to interact with the creative soul of Africa’s most vibrant city. The recent expansion and newly upgraded rooms are perfect for business and leisure travelers. In close to a decade of operation, Bogobiri has become a hub for the promotion and appreciation of art, music and local knowledge whilst not compromising their core values: First class service, security and your utmost comfort.
LA VILLA BOUTIQUE HOTEL, GHANA
Whether you are enjoying a refreshing dip in the private freshwater pool, relaxing with a cocktail in the exclusive bar or sampling the best fresh local produce in the intimate restaurant, you can expect service that is professional, friendly and attentive, without pretension or fuss. Surrounded by lush green trees, La Villa Boutique Hotel is an oasis of calm just minutes from the thriving urban streets of Accra and the perfect retreat for a spontaneous romantic getaway, relaxing city break or business stopover. The hotel has 40 uniquely designed rooms and 2 apartments, each carefully planned for the comfort of guests. The decor combines African influences with hints of Italian style while still remaining its main identity with artwork from local artists. For business or pleasure – La Villa Boutique Hotel is the true home away from home; you will never want to leave.
VILLA MONTICELLO, GHANA
Villa Monticello is a luxury boutique hotel situated in one of the most exclusive areas in Accra, conveniently located to Kotoka International Airport and in easy walking distance to one of Accra’s exclusive shopping areas. There are 16 uniquely designed suites, each offering a luxurious personal touch and stylish elegance, plus a fitness room with state-of-the-art facilities overlooking the outdoor swimming pool. There is also a complimentary shuttle service within a 5km radius on offer , as well as free airport meet and greet.
AKNAC HOTEL, GHANA
Located away from the hustle and bustle of Accra’s city Centre, the Aknac hotel is your hideout in the metropolis. Placed conveniently in the quiet area surrounding the affluent Trasacco Valley, our hotel in Accra is a haven for you. This is the place where you may relax and unwind, and to get your most-desired break from the worries and stresses outside. With its simple yet chic décor, the hotel exudes contemporary Ghana at its finest. With cool grey wall, bespoke velvet sofas, shimmering crystal and African artworks the interior was designed with the intention of creating a distinct personalized space. Every effort was made to ensure that the environment would provide a relaxed ambience in pleasant surroundings.
HOTEL PARTICULIER, IVORY COAST
Also known as “hotel garden”, Hotel Particulier is located in the Cocody district of Ivory Coast. The hotel offers a combination of style, serenity and escape; a calming refuge to its guests. Comfort, modernism and exoticism blend perfectly thanks to the inspiration drawn from the rich mixed history of Africa. Guests can also enjoy a beautiful swimming pool nestled in a large garden dedicated to relaxation.
RYSARA HOTEL, SENEGAL
Fifteen minutes from the Léopold Sédar Senghor Airport, five minutes from Dakar beaches and close to downtown and its many shops, you will enjoy the serenity of this beautiful hotel. The Rysara Hotel is the ideal place to discover Dakar, a port city full of history nestled between stylish and modern buildings; Ideal for business trips. The Rysara Hotel team offers all the services you need to enjoy your stay in Dakar, in an intimate setting.