Accra is the beating heart of Ghana and an exciting destination for travelers. The city offers a wide range of hotels for all budgets and tastes, but sometimes you want to splurge a bit for some well-deserved luxury. Here are the best luxury hotels in Accra that are sure to give you a taste of the good life.
1. Movenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra
This hotel is a favorite among travelers. It is considered the biggest and best five-star hotel in the area and features a wide range of amenities and services, including a business center. For a special night, book the exquisitely decorated presidential suite (pictured above) to experience the best the hotel has to offer.
2. Villa Monticello
Guests at the Villa Monticello can expect a unique luxury experience. This boutique hotel features a fab swimming pool as well as a fitness center and spa for health conscious travelers. The hotel also recently won the Condé Nast Johansens Awards for Excellence and Editor’s Pick of the Week.
3. The African Regent Hotel
Every part of The African Regent Hotel emphasizes comfort and class. Guests are treated to luxury bedding and linen that makes a good night’s sleep even better. While there, you might not want to leave the room as you tuck under the cover and order their full service room service with upscale dining options.
4. La Palm Royal Beach Hotel
Perfectly decorated rooms at this hotel are a highlight for guests. It recently went under a renovation and features new decorations that bring added comfort to every stay. Guests can enjoy watching the sunset on the beach while sipping on cocktails at the hotel’s beach side bar. Additional amenities include free WiFi throughout the hotel and a spa that provides traditional treatments.
5. Fiesta Royale Hotel
The Fiesta Royale Hotel presents a quiet and luxurious getaway from the heart of Accra. One of the highlights of the location is the tantalizing Mansonia Restaurant, offering a great breakfast buffet filled with local fruits. For a nightcap, head to the Asanfina Bar to enjoy a glass of cabernet from their extensive wine list.
6. Novotel Accra City Centre
This 4-style hotel in the city centre offers modern styling throughout the premises for a comfortable stay. Local bands play at the Sangaw Bar throughout the week, making it a perfect place to unwind.
7. African Royal Beach Hotel
Views of the Atlantic Ocean make this hotel a great stop for any traveler with their heart set on staying by the beach. Guests can easily walk from the hotel down the beach, or plan a mid-afternoon boat trip to relax on the water. The pool features small waterfalls and is surrounded by palm trees to complete the tropical feel.
8. Golden Tulip Accra
A traditional architectural style is found throughout this hotel. Guests will love the vaulted ceilings throughout the lobby that gives it a bit a spacious and accommodating feel. The inside is decorated with traditional Ghanaian wood carvings, and the outdoor pool is like having your own private oasis.
9. Royal Nick Hotel
Guests can enjoy a romantic dinner outside or sit by the posh pool featuring a bar and jacuzzi. An onsite salon offers relaxing massages as well as hair and beauty services for every traveler. The crown jewel of the hotel is the fabulous restaurant, Angela’s, offering private dining areas and exquisite cuisine.
10. Bojo Beach Resort
Expect a pleasant stay at this quiet and unassuming destination. While it doesn’t have the same luxurious trim throughout as some of the other hotels on the list, the beach location alone more than makes up for it. Most of the rooms have great ocean views, but it’s better to chill out on the Coconut Palm patio and sip on a cold cocktail in the breeze.
11. Soriania Hotel
This hotel is the perfect spot when searching for centrally located accommodations. The inside is tastefully decorated with wood doors and bed frames throughout the hotel. The restaurant offers a combination of flavors from Ghanaian and Nigerian cuisine. It’s also only a five-minute drive from the beach, allowing guests to rest without having to deal with the crowds that sometimes congregate there.
12. Afia African Village
The beach side resort provides a getaway from the city life of Accra. Over three acres of land highlights the tranquil destination and presents quick access to the beach where guests can watch fishermen bringing in the daily catch. Many guests opt to ride down the beach on horseback and watch the sunset or just stroll around the lush gardens. If you’re looking for a truly African feel, this should be one of your top choices.
13. Best Western Premier Accra Airport Hotel
The Best Western Premier Accra Airport Hotel presents a great destination for travelers. It’s conveniently located near Accra Airport for overnight stays as well as longer vacations. The Zara restaurant offers a changing menu from around the world and features special African, Mongolian and sushi specials. The hotel also offers a relaxing massage room featuring traditional Thai massages.
14. Labadi Beach Hotel
Take a leisurely lunch by the beach or just enjoy the relaxing surroundings at this tranquil destination by the beach. The two inside bars feature plush leather seats where guests can sip on tropical drinks and cocktails, while the restaurant boasts one of the best dining experiences in Accra. The hotel also has its own private beach with plenty of chairs lined up for watching the sunset.
15. La Villa Boutique Hotel
This small hotel brings modern elements to a traditional location. Take a walk through the lush palm trees throughout the grounds, or relax indoors at the well-stocked bar. The poolside restaurant, Soprano, specializes in European food and provides a great atmosphere for a romantic dinner.