Port Harcourt is the capital and largest city in Rivers state. The city lies along the Bonny River and is located in Niger Delta. Port Harcourt named by Sir Fredrick Lugard in honor of the then secretary of state for the colonies, Lewis Vernon Harcourt is the social and economic center of Rivers state. The area is famous for its oil producing land and the first discovery of oil for commercial purposes occurred in Oloibiri in Port Harcourt. The area is a commercial district and thus businessmen and tourists flock to the area.
Visiting Port Harcourt
Port Harcourt is basically a river area and as such transportation is by sea, land, and air. Air travel is faster and one can be in Port Harcourt in a matter of few hours or minutes depending on the originating location. Major means of transport within the city include buses, taxis, canoes, tricycles, and motorcycles.
5-star hotels in Port Harcourt
Port Harcourt is home to several 5-star hotels, some include
This amazingly beautiful and classy hotel located in the serene business district of Port Harcourt offers luxurious comfort and tastefully packaged services to guarantee an exciting experience.
Hotel Presidential is a luxurious architectural beauty located in a natural and serene setting offering excellent services and top class amenities. The hotel is close to several places of interest.
The beautifully designed Golden Tulip hotel offers world class services and amenities in a classy and upbeat environment.
Tips for choosing a hotel
Consider the proximity of the hotel to your primary interest, transportation, hotel reviews and services offered by the hotel when choosing a hotel in Port Harcourt. For a luxurious stay, choose hotels with higher ratings in luxurious services.