Hilton Expands with Canopy by Hilton and Hilton Garden Inn in Nigeria

Canopy by Hilton in Nigeria



Hilton announced the introduction of two global brands, Canopy by Hilton and Hilton Garden Inn, in Nigeria. The hospitality giant has partnered with Hotel Signature Limited to open Canopy by Hilton Lagos Victoria Island. This will bring the brand’s signature locally inspired hospitality to Nigeria. Additionally, Hilton has teamed up with FIT Hospitality & Entertainment Limited for the upscale Hilton Garden Inn Enugu.

Carlos Khneisser, Hilton’s Vice President of Development for the Middle East and Africa, expressed excitement about these new signings. He stated, “These signings reaffirm Hilton’s commitment to Africa’s hospitality sector and confidence in Nigeria as a dynamic and growing market.” He added that these partnerships will offer guests more choices and unique experiences.

Canopy by Hilton Lagos Victoria Island

Canopy by Hilton Lagos Victoria Island will feature 176 stylish guest rooms and suites. This includes executive and presidential suites with panoramic views and locally inspired decor. Guests can expect a boutique experience with sophisticated design and bespoke food and beverages. The hotel will have a café and a rooftop bar offering stunning city and ocean views.


For business events, the hotel will provide 10 meeting rooms and a 300-square-meter conference room. Leisure amenities will include a state-of-the-art fitness center and an outdoor swimming pool.


The hotel’s prime location on Ahmadu Bello Way in Victoria Island, Lagos, offers direct access to the Eko Atlantic development. This area is vibrant, with numerous renowned restaurants, bars, major banks, and corporate offices nearby.

Domingo Obende, CEO of Hotel Signature Limited, said, “Partnering with Hilton to bring Canopy by Hilton to Nigeria is thrilling. Its prime location, stunning views, and excellent amenities will provide a high-end, locally inspired stay for guests.”

Hilton Garden Inn Enugu


Hilton Garden Inn Enugu will feature 150 guest rooms and suites. It will offer a lobby bar, a shop, an all-day dining restaurant, three flexible meeting rooms, a gym, and an outdoor pool. Located in “Coal City,” Enugu, known for its scenic views and cultural diversity, the hotel will provide guests with an authentic Nigerian experience.


The hotel is part of the HELIU Health Tourism District & Residences, a new district developed by FIT Group in partnership with the Enugu State government. The district will include a hospital, shopping mall, office park, tech hub, convention center, and high-end residences.

Situated on a national artery linking Enugu to Port Harcourt, Hilton Garden Inn Enugu offers easy access to Akanu Ibiam International Airport. Loretta Aniagolu, CEO of FIT Group, said, “Hilton Garden Inn Enugu will provide guests with a unique hospitality experience. Its strategic location and state-of-the-art facilities will ensure memorable stays that capture Nigeria’s vibrant culture and heritage.”

Hilton’s Growing Presence in Nigeria

Canopy by Hilton Lagos Victoria Island and Hilton Garden Inn Enugu will join Hilton’s existing properties in Nigeria. These include Transcorp Hilton Abuja and Legend Hotel Lagos Airport, Curio Collection by Hilton. Additionally, the Koko Beach Resort Ilashe Lagos, Curio Collection by Hilton, is currently under development.

Hilton continues to strengthen its presence in Nigeria, offering diverse and high-quality hospitality experiences. This expansion underscores Hilton’s confidence in Nigeria’s market and its commitment to contributing to Africa’s tourism and hospitality industry.

About Hilton

Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a global leader in hospitality with a portfolio of 23 renowned brands. It operates over 7,600 properties and nearly 1.2 million rooms in 126 countries and territories. Hilton has welcomed over 3 billion guests in its more than 100-year history. It was named the No. 1 World’s Best Workplace by Great Place to Work and Fortune. Hilton has also been recognized as a global leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for seven consecutive years. Hilton’s technological innovations include Digital Key Share and automated room upgrades. The Hilton Honors loyalty program boasts nearly 190 million members. Visit stories.hilton.com and follow Hilton on social media for more updates.

About Canopy by Hilton

Canopy by Hilton offers boutique hotel experiences with a focus on local culture. Each property features inviting design, bespoke food and beverage options, and unique touchpoints. The Canopy portfolio includes over 40 open hotels worldwide, with 40 more under development in 18 countries. Guests can book their stay through canopybyhilton.com or the Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly enjoy instant benefits. Learn more at stories.hilton.com/canopybyhilton and follow the brand on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest.

About Hilton Garden Inn

Hilton Garden Inn provides upscale, affordable accommodations with modern amenities for business and leisure travelers. The brand promises to make each guest’s stay better and brighter. With over 1,000 hotels in 62 countries, Hilton Garden Inn ensures a positive experience from the first hello. Guests can book through hgi.com or the Hilton Honors app. Hilton Honors members who book directly receive instant benefits.