Protea Hotels is Africa’s leading hotel group and has a footprint of more than 99 properties throughout South Africa and eight other African countries, including Zambia, Nigeria, Namibia, Ghana and Uganda amongst others.
Our development team are focused on continuing to grow this footprint in South Africa and other strategic growth areas within Africa; this growth will be realised with the below new hotels that are scheduled to open in 2016.
PROTEA HOTEL KIGALI, RWANDA
Protea Hotel Kigali is set to open in 2016 in the city of Kigali, which is located in Rwanda only ten minutes from the International Convention Centre. Situated in the upmarket suburb of Nyarutarama, adjacent to the golf course and only 15 minutes away from the Kigali International Airport, the Protea Hotel Kigali is a corporate’s dream being only ten minutes from the city business district.
AFRICAN PRIDE AVALON HOTEL & SPA, NIGERIA
Opening Q2 2016
Nigeria’s debut African Pride Hotel is set to open in 2016 and will be located in the government residential area of Ikeja, Lagos in close proximity to Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja Golf Club and Ikeja Shopping Mall. The deluxe African Pride Avalon Hotel & Spa will feature 158 luxurious bedrooms and facilities include 2 restaurants, 2 bars, a spa and swimming pool, as well as retail outlets. This exceptional hotel will also offer world-class conference facilities with a seating capacity of up to 200 delegates in its larger venues.
Opening Q3 2016
Work has commenced on the construction of a new Protea Hotel in Zambia, located in the city of Ndola opposite the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium along the important Ndola-Kitwe dual carriageway. The building will be a 2-floor hotel offering 80 rooms, as well as three conference rooms. Large conferences of up to 100 delegates will be possible in the facilities. In terms of size, this will be the second largest hotel in the city, and it is anticipated that up to 180 jobs will be created through this new initiative.