Accra, the capital city of Ghana, is an emerging destination for business travelers in West Africa. The city offers great choices to the travelers – be it for sleeping, eating or entertainment. Here are some of the tips that will prove to be of great help in preparing for your business trip beforehand and making your stay in the city comfortable.
The prime concern for every traveler is comfortable and luxurious accommodation. Accra has no dearth of accommodations for business travelers. The best places to stay are the Labadi Beach Hotel and Golden Tulip Hotel. These two hotels are great favorites with those traveling for business purposes to the city. The Labadi Beach Hotel is a 5-star hotel with great architecture and decorated gardens. The hotel provides various facilities to its guests. These include two restaurants; Wi-Fi enabled rooms, business centre, a sauna and health club, tennis courts and airport shuttle that run every hour. The Labadi Beach Hotel is conveniently located nearby the La Pleasure public beach and opposite to the Trade Fair Center.
The Golden Tulip Hotel is also a preferred play to stay for business travelers. This 4-star hotel is located nearly 2 km from the airport, on Liberation Road. The facilities provided at this hotel include a business center, mini art gallery, piano bar, a restaurant, swimming pool, mini golf course, gym, and tennis courts.
If you are looking for best places to wine, dine and entertain your business clients, Accra has some best places to offer. The popular Maquis Tante Marie restaurant is among the best restaurants in the city for delicious Ghanaian food and other West African delicacies. The local dishes that are greatly favored by most travelers here include grilled Tilapia with banku (fermented corn dough), and Senegalese rice with red-red (bean stew). The original restaurant is situated near Metro TV in Labone. The second outlet is located at the Accra Mall.
Looking for a relaxing business lunch? Then head to Cuppa Cappuccino. This splendid suburban café is mostly visited by local expatriates. This is the best place in the city to satisfy your caffeine cravings. It also offers extensive menus for breakfast and lunch. The café also has a small bookstore as well as art gallery. Here literary recitals are hosted regularly.