Four Points by Sheraton, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands, announces the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Ikot Ekpene, marking the brand‘s debut in Akwa Ibom. Designed to appeal to both business and leisure travellers alike, the hotel offers a warm and welcoming atmosphere with its approachable and relaxed design in the heart of the capital city.
Strategically located at the historic crossroads linking the Southern highway to the state capital Uyo, Calabar and Aba, the hotel is under an hour away from Uyo Airport, within easy access to major landmarks in Akwa Ibom. The hotel seamlessly blends vintage and modern design elements with distinct local touches to create a vibrant aesthetic and a compelling sense of place.
“We are very proud to work with Marriott International to bring the Four Points by Sheraton brand to Akwa Ibom and we are confident this hotel will set a new benchmark for hospitality within the state,” said His Excellency, Mr. Udom Gabriel Emmanuel.
“I am thrilled that Four Points by Sheraton Ikot Ekpene is set to be among the top contributors to Nigeria’s tourism growth. The hotel has created more job opportunities for the local energetic youth and will support the growth of the country’s tourism, hospitality, conference and events sectors,” said Mr. Yakout Afia General Manager, Four Points by Sheraton Ikot Ekpene.
With signature global brand programming and a welcoming atmosphere, Four Points by Sheraton Ikot Ekpene is an ideal gathering place for guests and the local community to connect and relax.
Designed for the modern traveler with an emphasis on delivering what matters the most, all 146 modern guestrooms spread over 11 floors offer magnificent views overlooking Ikot Ekpene and feature plush Four Points by Sheraton Four Comfort Bed™, a flat screen smart TV, ergonomic workspaces, and complimentary high-speed internet. The hotel also offers spacious suites for guests looking to stay with family or friends.
The hotel features an all-day dining restaurant serving delicious local and international cuisines. The lobby bar offers a selection of local and regional craft beers from the brand’s signature Best BrewsTM programme and guests can enjoy the lively atmosphere while watching the latest sports games.
A place for business and leisure, Four Points by Sheraton Ikot Ekpene features a ballroom and four spacious event spaces flooded with natural daylight. All meeting rooms are equipped with sophisticated AV facilities, state-of-the-art equipment and endless connectivity through high-speed Wi-Fi. With creative menu options and thoughtful service, the hotel provides both choice and flexibility, making it an exclusive option for medium-scale business meetings, social events, weddings or smaller intimate gatherings.
Leisure amenities include a well-equipped fitness center open 24 hours a day, a spa offering rejuvenating treatments and an outdoor pool.