Crystal Palace Hotel

Plot 687 Port Harcourt Cresent, Abuja, Nigeria | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Abuja

First Day Nerves for Nothing!

A travel blog entry by emilystewart1

After an intense but enjoyable day of training at Holland Park YHA we left for Heathrow Terminal 5 on Monday evening. We boarded at 10pm and arrived safely in Abuja, at 4am. Exhausted, we headed for the hotel where we were met off the bus by all 9 of the *****ian volunteers, and Amina the *****ian PS (Programme Supervisor). We were immediately …

The Diplomatic Scene of Airconditioned Abuja

A travel blog entry by robspackman

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... of expats from diplomatic and NGO in Abuja circles. Over wine and pasta we discussed their impressions of *****ia and their roles in the country. Mostly, sadly, they were not fond impressions. No one, it seems, chooses *****ia.

He described to us the difficultly in making *****ian friends in Abuja where the local love of hierarchic manners hindered true closeness. Instead, the diplomatic circles offered us a ...

Visa hunting and cinema...

A travel blog entry by frusc101

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... even by western standards, and so we had a good evening catching up before heading off for dinner. After which myself and a few others headed out to a nearby local (i.e. cheap beer) bar and then as we headed back bumped in to our fellow travelers in the hotel bar, and there we stayed for the rest (which turned out to be surprisingly long) of the night.

One of the things which immediately stuck me was the number of young single local women frequenting the bar - more and ...

"The Buckingham Palace of Nigeria"

A travel blog entry by selali

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... and how to overcome them with Matt the Program Development Manager. He had been to *****ia on his exchange and had lots of great, practical advice. Plus he was Welsh so his accent was cool. We also gave our presentations and if I do say so myself, my PowerPuff Girls themed talked went down a treat. A fair bit of chat about sugarcane and heterosexual handholding later though, the bus to Heathrow called.

Fastforward to just before takeoff: Rashpal, a five year old in a ...

We're in Africa!!!

A travel blog entry by africanreflect

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... as soon as we walked out of the airport to the car, the air hit me in the face, so warm and damp and soooo familiar, dusty with wood fires and the Harmattan (the dry, dusty winds blowing from the Sahara). Then there’s the accent and style of speaking of all the attendants (and even many passengers on our plane). And the sight of the trees and sounds of crickets… it’s not a Disney World look-alike; it’s the REAL thing! ...

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This hotel is located on Plot 687 Port Harcourt Cresent, Abuja.
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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good