Ghana, a nation on West Africa’s Gulf of Guinea, is known for its diverse wildlife, old forts, castles and beautiful beaches. With over 100 ethnic groups, Ghana has such a rich history that a visit to Africa would not be complete without touching down on this West African beauty.
When the destination is Ghana, Accra, its capital is the most visited city. From Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park which honours Ghana’s first president to the colourful and ever busy Makola market, Accra sure stays alive with activities.
Naturally, the most important detail when planning your trip is where to stay and to that end, we have curated a list of the top 8 hotels and hostels, according to Trip Advisor and based on their value.
Her are the top 8 best hotels in Accra, Ghana…
1. Labadi Beach Hotel
This is Ghana’s premier 5-star hotel set amidst a tropical landscape garden. Labadi Hotel is just 10 minutes drive from the Kotoka International Airport and 15 minutes drive from the Central Business District. The hotel is located adjacent to Ghana’s popular La Pleasure Beach and boasts of a well maintained private beach with 24 hours security surveillance. Expect to be treated to colourful cocktails and bites as you watch the sunset.
Meant for both leisure and business travellers alike, the hotel offers a modern spa, a well-equipped gymnasium, an outdoor lap pool as well as a leisure pool among other modern attractions. With 164 well-appointed rooms and 7 room types including 2 Presidential suites, Labadi Beach Hotel also has state of art conference facilities for weddings, parties and corporate events.
2. Mahogany Lodge
The mahogany lodge welcomes you to a secluded paradise that offers a unique experience not commonly found in a capital city hotel. This premier Ghanaian boutique hotel features spacious and luxurious suites with all the comforts needed to make you feel well at home whilst in a beautiful and peaceful environment.
3. Somewhere Nice
This hostel prides itself in being environmentally friendly and strives for a cleaner, more environmentally-aware Ghana. They do this through recycling and upcycling old wood, metal, tires, etc. to make unique furniture and other nice installations. They are proud that and wherever possible, they use Ghanaian goods and Ghanaian craftsmanship. Talk about being patriotic!
4. La Villa Boutique Hotel
La Villa Boutique Hotel is an oasis of calm in the hassle and bustling city of Osu, Accra and uniquely designed to suit the taste of the business traveller and the romantic adventurer in search of a home away from home.
5. Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel
The Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra is set in an urban oasis within the city centre/business district. This contemporary 5-star hotel is only 7km from the airport and provides a complimentary airport shuttle. The modern rooms and suites feature stunning garden or city views with complimentary coffee/tea facilities, 46″ screen TVs, laptop sized safe and in-room ironing facilities. Throughout the hotel guests can enjoy a collection of African art with about 2,500 pieces of original art spread across the hotel.
For a little extra, guests can choose the Executive Club Floor with private check-in/out, boardroom and an exclusive lounge with balcony. Enjoy complimentary evening canapes with selected wines and champagne in an exclusive “home away from home” atmosphere whilst looking over the lavish gardens. A variety of dining options are available from light snacks to international buffets to A la Carte.
6. Villa Monticello Boutique Hotel
Villa Monticello boutique hotel is a luxury boutique hotel situated in one of the most exclusive areas in Accra. Conveniently located close to Kotoka International Airport and in easy walking distance from one of Accra’s exclusive shopping areas.
There are 16 uniquely designed suites, each offering a luxurious personal touch and stylish elegance plus a fitness room with state-of-the-art facilities overlooking the tranquil courtyard. The hotel also offers a free shuttle service, within a 5km radius and free airport meet and greet.
7. Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City
Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City – Accra boasts of providing the only 5-star luxury service, accommodations and meetings facilities in Accra. The property has 269 luxury rooms (largest room size in Accra), suites (the highest suite inventory in the city), largest food and beverage offerings, largest conference facilities and the largest spa in West Africa. It is a perfect mix of the right categories to meet the needs of corporate and conference and luxury-minded visitors to the country.
8. Tang Palace Hotel
Located in one of Accra’s most sought after areas, The Tang Palace Hotel welcomes its guests with all the comforts and personal attention you would expect from an international 4-star hotel. From the freshly cut orchids to the impressive chandeliers to the impeccably dressed and attentive staff, the Tang Palace Hotel focuses on the details that make your stay memorable.
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