Nigeria’s First Six-Star Hotel Commissioned In Abuja
AES Luxury Apartments Abuja has made history by becoming the first six-star hotel to be commissioned in Nigeria.
The luxurious apartment was officially opened at a cocktail party organised for selected guests on Saturday, June 1, 2013.
The official commissioning of the hotel, which took place at the hotel premises located at DakiBiyu, Jabi Area, which is a mere 15 minutes drive in either direction to the City Center or the Nnamdi Azikiwe airport, was witnessed by great personalities from both the private and the public sectors in Nigeria.
The minister of Tourism, Culture and National Orientation, Mr. Duke Edem, who declared the hotel open, described it as unequalled among the rest, a rare initiative and a plus.
The mission of the hotel according to, AES’s group general manager, Mr. Paul Murry, is to provide comfort and opulence as the clientele to the Nigerian hotel industry matures.
AES is intended to be a destination place catering for all sorts of clients whether business, leisure or corporate.
The hotel intends to achieve this with the apartment’s 70 all en-suite rooms, each personalised with its own colour, distributed over four floors and a knit of complexes well laid out in the surrounding facility. Each room in the breath-taking hotel is nestled in a beautiful groove of lush greenery blends contemporary furniture, refined materials, high tech entertainment units and superior finishing with an attention to detail.
The 10 executive suites in the hotel come with a living room space, dining area and a considerably large and equipped kitchen.
Its dual rooms come with sit down showers and Jacuzzis both fitted with playful lightings and the latest technology in digital music players. While the luxury single rooms possess a warm and elegant feel with heavenly marble walls and floors that flow from passage ways which bounce light and creates illumination that is both soothing and refreshing.
Among the standard services on offer is a private bar and coffee spot to serve the in-house guests alone. In addition there are four bars, a night-club, a gym, and two restaurants; the main restaurant promises to offer a menu of Mediterranean-Nigerian fusion while the other is French a‘la-carte.