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 Motel Benin Plaza. .
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, 1979.
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
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
OUR CONTACT INFORMATION
MOTEL BENIN PLAZA, 1A, Reservation Road, G. R. A., Benin City, P. O. Box
572, Edo State, Nigeria.
Tel: 234-052-254779, 234-052-254742,
Benin City has an nternational 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 leagues, etc.
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 Motel Benin Plaza. 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
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 Road, etc.
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.