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Bristol Palace, the jewel in Kano hospitality

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No doubt, Kano is a city with different appeals to residents and visitors alike.

With its many tourism trappings, the ancient city is a great delight for tourists, culture and heritage lovers any day.
As well, it is a melting pot for business in the northern part of the country. With all these going for the city, Kano is a place to visit for obvious reasons.

However, the city is also very hospitable to visitors and does not lack in quality accommodation offerings for discerning guests.

But whenever you visit for either business or leisure and need to rest your body, one hospitality outfit comes to mind.

Bristol Palace Hotel speaks volume of quality service, amid world-class facilities and product offerings.

Set within the centre of Kano metropolis, about 8.3km from Kano Airport and 1.5km from Kano Zoological Park, Bristol offers well-appointed accommodation offerings comprising 114 rooms and suites spread across five floors.

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As expected, the accommodation offerings with large living area, come in different categories and offer guests beyond a good rest, comfort and enabling environment amid all-day room service. They also come with modern amenities and different panoramic views, especially the Kano city landscape.

Moreover, the city hotel is an amazing home-away-from-home outfit, which indulges guests with the best of gourmet, entertainment, quality rest, the balance of life and works, among other unique and value for money experiences. One reason to visit is the quality assurance sustained by experienced hands as the hotel is the brainchild of proprietors with over 18 years experience in the hospitality industry. Speaking on the hotel, Paul Murray, the general manager of the hotel, described Bristol Palace Hotel as a full-service hotel that accommodates the
needs of all guests whether for leisure or business, private or corporate guests.

“We have come up to be among the Top 3 hotels in Nigeria, at a five-star level but offering prices like a three-star. We have great offerings and unique style of delivering our services, our food and giving guests wonderful experience here at Bristol Palace”, the general manager said.

A section of the hotel that delights guests most is the entertainment area, which is surrounded by soothing palms and provides a relaxing ambience for leisure seekers.

The area features a barbecue stand, shisha station, among others while drinks and food can be ordered from the restaurant as guests enjoy
the ambience.

As well, the entertainment area hosts a large swimming pool, which every guest is welcomed to.

While in the hotel, a team of culinary experts led by Chef Happiness, the hotel’s executive chef, effortlessly satiate your taste bud with a wide range of menu, including continental and local delicacies.

Also, the hotel spices guests culinary variety with its themed restaurants including; Dala, which overlooks the pool area and Chopsticks.

To ensure that guests keep up with their physical health requirements while lodging in the hotel, Bristol Palace Hotel has in place a fitness centre furnished with ultramodern gym equipment. It also offers aerobics classes with seasoned fitness instructors to further assist guests with their physical wellbeing.

The hotel also caters to the needs of its corporate clients with ultramodern conference facilities including; three multipurpose halls with a maximum capacity of 400 guests theatre setting, two breakaway rooms, among other conference incentives.

Of course, the hotel opens its leisure facilities to corporate guests to unwind after a long conference, training or closed-door sessions.

Considering the tourism potential of the ancient city of Kano, the hotel also has a tourist package for “out-of-towners” who would like to explore the wonderful sights of Kano – from the annual Durbar festival, the tie-dye wells, the hills, the old markets, and to the Zoological Park.

While health, safety and security are of great concerns for many would-be guests in the post-Covid-19 era, the general manager, who has been in Kano for four years now, assured that Kano is safe from all forms of banditry and insecurity.

Most importantly, he reassured guests’ safety from the current health challenge posed by the pandemic.

“It is of foremost importance to follow the Covid-19 protocols. We have made a video, which we sent to all our corporate clients. We disinfect the hotel every month. We have our own designed face masks, sanitizers and gloves, and have continued day-to-day hygiene protocols so that we can assure our staff and customers that they are in a safe environment”, he concluded.