We have the pleasure of introducing you to Motelbeninplaza.com, Hoteliers
of Excellence, a unit of F. E. Osagie and Sons Ltd. The Hotel is a Private
Limited Liability Company and indigenously owned. A first class Motel
in Edo State that has remained at the top in the Hospitality Industry
The Motel has won several awards as Hoteliers of Excellence
for the past five consecutive years and the Management still hopes to
maintain the lead. We have highly trained and qualified Managers in our
Management team who make your comfort a priority any time you choose to
stay in Motelbeninplaza.com. To see our organogram, click
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Our Motel is centrally located in the Government Reservation
Area (G.R.A) of Benin City, the Capital of Edo State, Nigeria, Africa.
The state has a population of about 2,172,005 people, with various ethnic
groups, prominent amongst which are the Edos, Esan, Ora, and Afemai. The
popular Oba's Palace (King's Palace) of Benin is worthy of visit although
permission must be obtained from the Oba's Secretary. The present Oba
of Benin, OMO N'OBA N'EDO UKU AKPOLOKPOLO EREDIAUWA ascended the throne
on the 1st of December, 1978, and was coronated on the 23rd of March,
The Oba's Palace is 7 minutes walk from the Motel, while
the Government House, the seat of Political Administration, is 5 minutes
walk from the Motel. The city Museum, State House of Assembly, and the
Cultural Centre are also short walk from the Hotel.
The Motel has a capacity of 135 Bedrooms made up of 17
Single Rooms, 96 Double Rooms, 7 Business Double Rooms, 15 Suites of different
categories. Our Motel is centrally located in a secure environment which
is further enhanced internally with highly trained security staff. Our
prices are moderate and affordable. All our rooms are ensuite with remote
control, Air-conditioners, Satellite Televisions, Telephone services,
and Fridges. The Executive Suites have the above features and a largesize
bedroom (King size) with Dinning, Bar and Study, 24 hours Room Services,
Personal House Keeping assistant.
As we check you in as our Guest(s), you receive complimentary
Swan bottled Water, Free Weekend Local Newspapers and Video Cassette Recorder(VCR)
is made available on request for your personal entertainment.
Our car Hire service is available on 24 hours basis and
the charge is moderate. Our Restaurant is open 24 hours, seven days of
the week and has an extensive menu of both continental and Nigerian Dishes
available. For a more relax atmosphere, we have a live musical band to
entertain you during week days and weekends.
We have a comfortable and spacious Conference Hall which
can accommodate up to 400 people for all kinds of Seminars, Workshops,
Group Dinners, Parties, Weddings, Receptions, Company's Annual General
Meetings and other engagements. We have Overhead Projector, Flip Chart,
Video Cassette Recorder (VCR), Television and Public Address System.
For a healthier living, try a workout in our Gym, enjoy
nature's comfort at our standard swimming pool or just relax in our Steam
Benin City has an international standard stadium and an 18 hole golf course.
There are various seasonal tournament, amongst which are: Edo Open Golf
tournament, Ogbe Hard Court, the Table Tennis annual tournament, Football
The Igue festival is celebrated annually by the Binis during the month
of December, usually from 21st - 29th. It is essentially to give God thanks
for the closing year and to ask for more blessing in the coming year.
The Benin Airport is 5 minutes drive from the hotel. The hotel operates
a shuttle service free for its customers/guests going to the airport,
or any of the inter transport stations within the city e.g. Edo Line,
Edegbe Line, etc. To use our service, you need to book ahead of time.
There are a number of supermarkets around the city. Notable amongst them
are Zoro Supermarket, which is at Airport Road; the Exclusive Supermarket
at Benin/Sapele Road and The Imperial at Adesuwa Grammer School Road.
Many of the old and new generation banks operate in Benin. Amongst the
old ones are First Bank Plc., Union Bank Plc., UBA Plc., and New Nigeria
Bank Plc., all situated around the Kings Square area. Among the new generation
banks are Allstates Trust Bank, Zenith International Bank, Guaranty Trust
Bank, Inter Continental Trust Bank and Equity Bank Ltd., all situated
within the city center.
NITE CLUBS & EATERIES
The city boasts of numerous night spots characteristic of its inhabitants,
prominent amongst which are PREST Nite Club and Casino which operates
all days of the week - weekends being the peak. Regular live musical band
and occassional invitation of prominent out of town artists also feature.
Good music, good food and karaoke nights available. There is also the
well organised BLUE EDGE Club House at the Popular Ihama Road, G.R.A.,
for better ambience, good food, good music. If you are the out door type
fun lover this place is for you. MR. BIGG'S, RIMA, KAYDEES and ELLIES
are also popular relaxation spots in the city with their unique, exotic
ice cream, hordivre and good food. They are situated at Sapale Road, Murtala
Mohammed Way and Airport Road respectively. They are places worth visiting
for couple and family.
The historic Igun Street, reputed for Bronze artwork and artifact is a
site worth visiting - six munites walk from Motelbeninplaza.com. Prices
are quoted for various works but negotiable.
The Ogba Zoo is about 15 minutes drive from the hotel and it boasts of
a variety of Exotic and Wild animals. Tickets are usually obtained to
have access and you need a guide.
Benin City is the home of a number of diverse and fascinating markets.
You can try the Oba Market for Textiles, Cosmetics, etc. New Benin Market
for Electronics, Local and Foreign Textile, Cosmetics, Jewelry, etc. Ekiosa
market for Textiles, etc. All markets of course stock various types of
food and its condiments.
Hallmark gift shop situated at 2, Sakponba Road, is a reputable stockist
of local and foreign assorted gift items ranging from greeting cards to
body and household items - a place worth visiting.
There are music shops around the city were Audio and Video CDs and Tapes
could be purchased - prominent amongst which are Music Workshop situated
at No. 4, Sakponba Road, Soul To Soul Music centre, situated at New Lagos
Benin City has a University Teaching Hospital at Ugbowo, about 25 minutes
drive from the hotel. A Specialist Hospital along Sapele Road is just
five minutes walk from the hotel. There are several other private hospitals
and maternity homes in the city, prominent amongst them are Osula Royal
Hospital at Mission Road, Benoni Hospital at G.R.A., Edi-Ale Hospital
just behind the hotel, Dr. Aghahowa Hospital at Ekenwan Road and Oviasu
Maternity Home along Medical Stores Road. There are also numerous Medicine
Stores where prescribed drugs can be purchased. Amos Chemist and Airen
Chemist are situated along Sapele Road, Welfare Chemist at Ehondon Street
and Austin Chemist at Igun Street.
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