Having opened during inauspicious times, Riviera Hotel and Suites challenges the current status quo. They have created a destination in the heart of Lagos that offers a safe and comfortable environment to escape to. The impressive property is home to 29 rooms with 14 suites, three restaurants, a pool, event spaces and three magnificent trees that shade and protect the compound.
Riviera, the Italian word for coastline, already alludes to the inspiration behind the theme for the hotel. The blue aquatic theme flows throughout the different areas of the hotel, from the restaurants to the rooms. The different shades of blue, from the glittering aquamarine walls of the stairway up to the rooms to the deeper shades of blue of the soft velvet headboards in the rooms, have a peaceful and calming effect. They give the guest a sense of confidence and security, which we all desperately seek.
The rooms, no matter the size, do not compromise on comfort. Slip under the covers and revel in the luxury sheets that embrace you. And when you wake up, enjoy a feast in bed, a delightful reminder that you are in a hotel and you get to be pampered. Take that indulgence a step further and book a foot massage in your room, a perfect way to start your day. After a rejuvenating foot massage, stroll over to H2O, their pool terrace and restaurant. Lounge with a good book and a refreshing cocktail by the pool as the staff cater to your every whim. The H2O grill is also at your service when you get peckish at lunch. Their quirky pizzas are a must try, from the mouthwatering Paneer Makhani Pizza to their exotic Indonesian Style Pizza. You’ll certainly be back to try their fingerlicking BBQ Style Pork Ribs and their H2O Special BBQ Baby, spicy whole baby chicken marinated in their house spice. The kids are not forgotten, with a special menu just for them. Taking a break means you can indulge, so the Sinful Chocolate Pizza is a must! Luscious nutella chocolate is lathered over a soft pizza base and topped with chocolate chips and marshmallows. Let your inner child come out!
Riviera is also home to the popular Aqua Woks, where you can create your own wok in a box. With a large range of fresh vegetables, protein, a choice of noodles or rice and sauce, you can custom create the perfect wok in a box. No matter how simple or strange your combinations, they will not judge. You can watch them create your masterpiece in just a few minutes, or for those cravings at home, they deliver!
Their fine dining restaurant will be home to gourmet meals, such as their Greek Quinoa Salad, with fresh Mediterannean flavours, their succulent Bacon Wrapped Prawns and their creamy Spinach and Ricotta Ravioli. For now though, Oceans 5 is getting a lush makeover.
All COVID-19 precautions are in place, so that your stay is relaxed and your mind is at ease. One of the safety measures Riviera Hotel and Suites has invested in is a full filtration system, ensuring that the water in the hotel is potable, a rarity in Nigeria.
Renew your mind, energise your soul, and let Riviera pamper you. We all need a retreat, or for most who are in Lagos, a staycation, so spend your next one at Riviera Hotels and Suites.
Riviera Hotel and Suites
20 Elsie Femi Pearse, off Adeola Odeku
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