Hotel check: La Palm Royal Beach Hotel

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Background

La Palm Royal Beach Hotel is a superior deluxe chalet property located on 30 acres of lush greenery on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. This art-filled hotel features the Atlantic Mall with the largest hotel conference and banqueting facilities in a sub-region and incorporates eight, fully equipped function rooms for all manner and size of occasion. Facilities include four restaurants, one of which has Ghana’s only Tepiyanki bar; four bars including an in-pool bar and an English Pub; a huge outdoor pool area, and a well-equipped health club with a gymnasium and several treatment rooms. In the hotel you can also find a nurse and doctor, art gallery and shopping area.

What’s it Like?

The elegant, four-star beach hotel has earned a reputation for being the premier resort in Ghana. Opened in 1999, the hotel has quickly become Accra’s principal address for businessmen, government delegates, and tourists on holidays. Hugging the shores of the Atlantic, La Palm offers 152 standard rooms, junior and presidential suites, eight restaurants and bars, and the largest swimming pool in Ghana – truly, a resort destination.

Where is it?

From its ideal location on the seashore, La Palm is within minutes of the business, shopping, and entertainment districts and only a five-minute drive from the financial centre, the Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum, and State House, the seat of government.

Room Facilities

From the moment you step through the doors, you are sure to be inspired by the unique design and facilities of La Palm Royal Hotel. 152 rooms are laid out in chalet fashion, creating the feeling of a village complete with restaurants, pool, shopping mall and open air cafe-restaurant. Standard rooms include continental breakfast, complimentary use of the hotel leisure facilities, protocol services such as Wi-Fi (at no extra cost), tea and coffee, and most guest services. Junior and Presidential Suites include 24-hour tea and coffee service, full buffet breakfast, and use of protocol services on request.

Restaurants & Bars

With a landscape resembling a small village, La Palm Royal Beach Hotel features a variety of dining experiences at eight separate restaurants and bars. Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, the Ghanaian Village is a replica of a northern village, offering the finest Ghanaian cuisine, served with a continental flavour. Entertainment and a sandy beach await those looking to sample a variety of cuisine in a unique African-style atmosphere. There are several lounges and pubs on the premises, each with its own unique ambience.

Business & Meeting Facilities

In keeping with its place at the heart of Ghana’s central business district, La Palm Royal Beach Hotel offers some of the finest conference facilities in the country Complemented by the extensive variety of shops, restaurants and bars, success is ensured for any event. The La Palm Royal Hotel offers function facilities capable of hosting meetings, conferences and seminars for up to 1,500 delegates.

Leisure Facilities

The La Palm Royal Beach Hotel has its own private beach and 30 acres of landscaped gardens that you can explore at your leisure. The signature swimming pool is the largest in Ghana and features a sunken pool bar and separate pool area for children.

Verdict

Palm Royal Beach Hotel easily stands out as one of the premier hotels in Accra. It has superb finishes with touches of African print in its decor together with superb facilities, well-trained, courteous and friendly staff. Its location, conferencing facilities and private beach also lend it the signature stamp of a business and leisure hotel.

Contact

Tel: +233 (0) 302 781621/ 771626, gbhghana.net

Kenny Ekundayo