Location of Fraser Suites Abuja
Nestled among government agencies and embassies, Fraser Suites Abuja’s strategic location in the city center offers guests who travel for business or leisure convenient access to events in Abuja and Abuja tourist attractions, with many at just a short walk or a short drive away.
Facilities, Amenities and Services within the vicinity
- Supermarket, pharmacy and more - Grand Square Shopping Mall (3 minutes by foot)
- Supermarket, pharmacy, cinema and more - Ceddi Plaza Shopping Mall (3 minutes by car)
- Hospital - National Hospital (7 minutes by car)
- Banks (2 minutes by car)
- Embassies and High Commissions
- Railway Station, under construction (4 minutes by car)
- Bureau de Change (3 minutes by car)
- Abuja Central Mosque ( 7 minutes by foot)
- Millennium Park (5 minutes by car)
- Silverbird Entertainment Centre (4 minutes by car)
- Magic Land Amusement Park and Resort (15 minutes by car)
- IBB International Golf and Country Club (10 minutes by car)
- Nightclubs (10 minutes by car)
- Nigerian Arts Culture Centre (local artefacts & cuisine) - 3 minutes’ drive
Getting to Fraser Suites Abuja
From Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, traveling time is about 30 minutes. The estimated charge is 4,500 Naira. The hotel also provides individual car transfer upon request.
About the City
Abuja is the new capital city of Nigeria and is located right in the center of the country within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Designed by the renowned Japanese architect, Kenzo Tange, Abuja is regarded as the best purpose-built city in Africa. The capital has an excellent road network, modern architecture and a beautiful rolling landscape.
It is the location of all federal government ministries, major private sector organizations and foreign missions. It is also home to the headquarters of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).
Abuja is served by an international airport and has developed into one of Africa’s most important business and diplomatic hubs. The Central Business District of the capital contains many of the city’s finest landmarks, restaurants, galleries and hotels.
Essential Facts about Abuja
English is the official language although Hausa is widely spoken by locals in the FCT.
Travel visas can be acquired by application to the Nigerian High Commission of the applicant’s country of residence. An international passport is needed for this process.
VAT/GST 5%; Service tax 10%.
Most businesses and shops operate from Mondays to Fridays, between 08:00 to 17:00 hours.
A wide variety of options is available from local, Italian, Indian, Lebanese, Chinese and other continental cuisines, including fast food.
9Mobile, Airtel, MTN, Glo.
Yellow fever vaccinations are mandatory. Others, such as Meningitis vaccine, flu shots, Polio booster, Malaria prescription, Hepatitis A & B vaccines are recommended.
The climate in Abuja is tropical with 2 weather conditions: the rainy season and the dry season.
The rainy season is the equivalent of winter in the temperate region, from April to October; and the dry season is the equivalent of summer, from November to March.
During the dry season, or the Harmattan, there will be dust haze, and intensified coldness and dryness, with a temperature ranging from 25° C to 30°C.
The annual total rainfall is between 1,100mm to 1,600mm.