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“Simply beautiful...”
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The Wheatbaker
Ranked #1 of 130 Hotels in Lagos
Certificate of Excellence
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“Simply beautiful...”
Reviewed 7 December 2012

In all standards the best hotel in Lagos. The attention to detail, visibility of management, the comfort. The rooms are so clean. The waiters wait on your every need. You can't get lost in the crowd at the wheatbaker! I spent the first few days of my honeymoon at this hotel before leaving for Seychelles. The experience was so warm I decided to spend a few more days. When I called to book the hotel, they were so thoughtful to ask if I was celebrating anything. I told them was spending my wedding night at the hotel and they decided to give me a generous discount and a wedding night surprise of roses, champagne and scented candles and dinner. My wife can't stop talking about the wheatbaker experience, even while in Seychelles.
We definitely will be back at the wheatbaker.

Ayodeji

  • Stayed October 2012
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Simon G, General Manager at The Wheatbaker, responded to this review, 16 January 2013
Dear Dejouk

Congratulations on your recent marriage! The Wheatbaker Team and I are honoured to have played a role in making this special occasion memorable.

We look forward to welcoming you back should you visit Lagos again.

Thank you for your patronage.

Sincerely

Simon Grindrod
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Birmingham, Michigan
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Reviewed 4 December 2012

I have spent many, many years in Nigeria and eight months out of the year I actually live in Apapa (where my office is located) eight months out of the year. On the weekends all my social events are in the VI area and, not wanting to make the precarious trip back to Apapa in the wee hours of the morning, I prefer to stay at hotels during those times. Consequently, I have stayed in many places from small boutique-style hotels to larger properties in and around Lagos but have never been satisfied with any of these places. A few weeks ago I decided to give The Wheatbaker a try and, trufthfully, I was absolutely floored that this type of property existst here in Nigeria!

The Wheatbaker is an exceptionally clean hotel with very well appointed spacious, conteporary rooms. The rooms are very, very nice with large modern bathrooms. The lighting in the room is well thought out and is tailor-made for creating a mood, which you don't often see in many hotels anywhere. The service at The Wheatbaker is good good for any world standard, let alone for standards here in Nigeria. The restaurant is wonderful and the bar is lively yet not 'over-the-top'.

All in all, I would have to say that The Wheatbaker is heads and shoulders above and beyond every other hotel in Lagos and is absolutely THE BEST hotel property here. I am about to spend my third weekend in a row there...and very much looking forward to it.

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  • Stayed November 2012, travelled as a couple
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Simon G, General Manager at The Wheatbaker, responded to this review, 5 December 2012
Dear Blazer 1115

Thank you very much for your review which means a lot to the team and I. I note you are a very well travelled reviewer which adds further value to your feedback.

The Wheatbaker team are encouraged by your positive observations and pledge to maintain the standard of service we offer to you and all our Guests.

We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Sincerely

Simon
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 November 2012

My husband and I stayed for a long weekend and this hotel exceeded all our expectations from the friendly, courteous and efficient staff to the superb food and good sized rooms. This is tranquillity in the centre of a vibrant city the location is tucked away from the hustle bustle yet with easy access to the islands main attractions. A manager is always visibly present and customers are treated with the utmost care and attention. Nothing was too much.

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  • Stayed November 2012, travelled as a couple
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Simon G, General Manager at The Wheatbaker, responded to this review, 22 November 2012
Dear xxxx186338

Thank you very much for taking the time to provide feedback on your stay with us at The Wheatbaker, Lagos.

The Team and I are grateful for your patronage and for your positive comments regarding our Service.

We are very aware that our Guests have choices as to where to stay and we value each and every Guest.

I hope you will choose to stay with us again in the future.

Sincerely

Simon Grindrod
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Reviewed 6 November 2012

I was in Lagos for the George Benson show and decided on the wheat baker based on reviews I had read. It was indeed a pleasurable experience especially for Lagos.
The room was exquisite, the club sandwich I had was tasty and the chapman was truly what it used to be in the days gone by.
I really felt like a superstar.

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Simon G, General Manager at The Wheatbaker, responded to this review, 22 November 2012
Dear Solo40Nigeria

Thank you very much for providing your comments relating to you your recent stay with us on the occasion of the George Benson concert in Lagos.

I am happy to hear that you remain satisfied with our product and service following a year of operations!

Please be assured that all will be done to maintain and improve The Wheatbaker and we hope you will choose us again.

Sincerely

Simon Grindrod
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London
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Reviewed 29 October 2012

Having stayed at a few very average hotels in Lagos, I am pleased to have found a hotel which was very good by international standards and excellent for Nigeria!

Staff were great, room was very comfortable and everything worked. Gym was pleasant, restaurant was ok but nothing special.

All very expensive for what it was, but I guess thats the price to find something comfortable in this city.

Will definitely be back.

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled on business
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Simon G, General Manager at The Wheatbaker, responded to this review, 22 November 2012
Dear Don_J_London

Thank you for your feedback following your stay with us at The Wheatbaker, Lagos. Your views are all the more valuable given your extensive travel as a Senior Reviewer.

We will endevour to keep our restaurant offerings new and exciting, particularly as you intend to visit us again in the future.

Once again, many thanks for your patronage.

Sincerely

Simon Grindrod
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Lagos
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Reviewed 26 October 2012

The service was spot on hospitality

The wheatbaker hotel is located in a nice quiet environment. Away from all the noise in the city but very close to the best part of Lagos.

Room service is excellent

Bath room is awesome

And the hotel is so so clean

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Simon G, General Manager at The Wheatbaker, responded to this review, 22 November 2012
Dear John A

Thank you for your positive feedback following your recent stay with us - we are always very eager to recieve input from our Guests both good and bad as this is what helps us reach higher and further!

I hope you will choose us again in the future.

Sincerely

Simon Grindrod
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 16 October 2012

Having travelled all over the world and experiencing different hotels, this was my first visit to lagos Nigeria and stayed at The Wheatbaker for a week, my trip was business and for pleasure ,the service and staff were incredible and made me feel at home and no request was to big for them, always a smiling helpful on the ball manager at all times.My room was big,clean and modern with a huge bathroom and walk in shower, with quick dry cleaning services aswell.The Food was divine from the local cuisine to every type i felt like it was provided for, from breakfast lunch or dinner!. and after a long day it was great to sit outside at the pool and have a drink and snacks and just relax. i highly recommend this hotel and will be staying there again in december when i travel again .ZW

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled on business
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Simon G, General Manager at The Wheatbaker, responded to this review, 24 October 2012
Dear Zan W

Thank you very much for taking the time to provide feedback on your recent stay at The Wheatbaker, Lagos.

The team and I are grateful for your comments which are invaluable in helping us maintain and improve our offering to all our valued Guests.

Once again, many thanks and we hope to welcome you back again in the future.

Sincerely

Simon Grindrod
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Property: The Wheatbaker
Address: | Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria
Region: Nigeria > Lagos State > Lagos
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Lagos
#1 Business Hotel in Lagos
#1 Luxury Hotel in Lagos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££££
Hotel Class:5 star — The Wheatbaker 5*
Number of rooms: 70
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