follow us on twitter/instagram @tatafonaijaExercise when traveling can be very tricky, especially for travelers who maintain tight exercise regimens, as not many hotels offer fitness solutions to their guests.
Fortunately, some hotels in Abuja, Nigeria, have begun setting up in-house gyms to help guests stay on top of their exercise regimens, even offering handy on-site classes as well.
Looking for a hotel in Abuja to help you stay in shape while on a trip? Read on to discover Jovago.com’s top 5 hotels in the city with excellent fitness facilities.
Transcorp Hilton Hotel
1 Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria
Thanks to this upscale hotel, work-out fanatics do not need to leave their health routines behind while visiting Abuja. Rather, they can get their abs all toned out without ever leaving the hotel. Aside from the complimentary breakfast, all-day refreshment and daily supply of newspapers, the hotel offers a sports hall for squash and volleyball.
The state-of-the-art gym is well equipped for lightweights, which can be ramped to suit a hardcore regimen. WiFi is available round the hotel and guests who are shy and prefer to work-out in their room can follow an aerobics class online.
Transcorp Hilton Abuja is 40 minutes from the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport and is conveniently located near the city’s business district, embassies and government buildings. It is also 7 minutes from the world-class IBB International Golf and Country Club.
Sheraton Abuja Hotel
Ladi Kwali Street, Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria
The Sheraton Abuja Hotel, a 5-star hotel located in a core part of the the city, boasts of a swimming pool, gym, sauna and spa; a wonderful combination for fitness-conscious guests.
The gym is fitted with world-class trappings and offers aerobic classes at an in-house pool. An added bonus are on-site tennis, badminton and basketball court for those who prefer to exercise via outdoor sports. This hotel is a huge favorite for fitness lovers in the city and you can sometimes find yourself standing in line to get a turn.
The Transcorp Hilton hotel is 20 minutes away from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, the International Conference Center and the Federal Secretariat, Abuja.
22 Gana Street, Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria
This lustrous hotel situated on Gana Street, Maitama, Abuja not only has a fitness bend and is keen on offering their guests a wholesome hotel experience. Although not famous for their fitness centre, they do have a gym with enough equipments to get your blood pumping …and of course, a good excuse to order some juice from their onsite bar or healthy salad from the restaurant. There is also free WiFi is available around the premises and guests who are more interested in private aerobic exercises can take advantage of a routine online.
Villa Picasso is located 2.3 km away Millenium Park and 5 km away from IBB Golf Club .
No 3, Missouri Street, Off Colorado Ministers Hill, Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria
A luxury lodge situated in Maitama, Abuja, Tenache Hotels boasts of a fully equipped exquisite swimming pool flanked by sunbeds and thatched umbrellas; and aside from the complimentary breakfast, health-conscious guests are free to enjoy work out sessions at the gym.
Staying at the Tenache Hotels gives you the opportunity to manage a quick body-strengthening or stretching session in between business meetings and sightseeing outings. It is a 30-minute drive away from the airport and in close proximity to foreign embassies.
Chelsea Hotel Abuja (Central Area)
Plot 123 Cadastral Zone, Central Business District, Abuja, Nigeria
There is no doubt that fitness activities are better done with a trainer and in a well-equipped gym rather than a tight, cramped space where you are forced to sweat and pant alongside many other gym mates. The Chelsea Hotel Abuja, a high-end pad conveniently located in the Central Business District at the heart of Abuja, features an small but appealing fitness center equipped with modern facilities. Guests can pick from a packed roster of classes or get one-on-one training upon request. From gentle stretching, to hardcore routines like body burn and squat blasts, the gym has enough space for multiple routines so guest can keep fit.
Don’t fret if you forgot to pack your gear, you can readily make arrangements with hotel staff to either borrow sneakers and t-shirts or get new ones. Chelsea Hotel Abuja is a 5-minute walk and 10-minute drive from International Conference Centre and the Arts & Crafts Village respectively.
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