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Munich, Germany
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88 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Don't expect anything like a pleasant atmosphere. What you get is safety, clean bathroom with everything working, fast WiFi and a large room if you opt for the business room that has everything at western taste and standard, or what whey think is western taste. We stayed just for one night and liked it. The bartender is interesting to talk... More 

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Thank Nandor89
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Visited the lakeside restaurant with three couples for an evening dinner and wasn't impressed. The menu had limited variety which was mainly local dishes. We did visit not too early so we had to make do with what was available.

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1 Thank peter e
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here a couple of days, liked the staff, very polite and decent, Calabar night too was good. but it needs a bit of renovation. the cracks on the wall, the building needs attention. But overall it's lovely.

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Thank Bernard K
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

I stayed here for 2-nights and though I was not thoroughly impressed by the facilities, this is still a good place to stay in calabar. The wifi was crap but the food was okay. i enjoyed their chicken pie quite a lot and they have friendly staff which is always a plus for me.

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Abuja
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2015

The hotel is well located in a resort. Excellent location for some peace and quiet. Very friendly staff. The Hotel offers a lot of promise but needs some extensive updating e.g carpets in the common areas, rooms etc. Internet was very erratic and quite frustrating for visitors like me who consistently need of a reliable connection for work purposes. Mobile... More 

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Thank Dennis Z
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Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

I stayed for 3 days during my company's sales conference. Facilities are a joke, non existent wireless, food tastes horrible and poorly trained staff to add to the mix. The room was small with a loud AC unit you can't regulate, I had to switch it off at the wall socket. Hot water doesn't run always. Mobile reception within the... More 

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1 Thank fadafoley
regina a, Guest Relations Manager at Tinapa Lakeside Hotel, responded to this review

Kindly accept our sincere and unalloyed apology for the inconvenience you experienced while staying in our organization. we deeply regret the inconvenience you experienced as it is at variance with our cooperate philosophy. we are reputed for legendary customer service. Kindly note that we have reviewed your submission and enthroned a robust and failure proof process that will ameliorate and... More 

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Aneho, Togo
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 18 February 2015

Tinapa Lakeside Hotel, as the name suggests, is by Tinapa lake. If you are given one of the rooms with windows not overlooking the car park in front of the hotel, chances are your view is of the lake, from your room windows! The hotel is built to international standards but because it has not been as patronised and managed... More 

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Espoo, Finland
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65 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2015

The hotel is showing clear marks of deterioration and neglect. The hotel was clearly once a great hotel with top facilities but I think that since the opening of the hotel may years ago very little has been done to maintain the clear and visible deterioration of this hotel. Staff is friendly and trying to be helpful but basics in... More 

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4 Thank Frederic V
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33 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2015

This is a one of the very well known hotel in calabar which is just outside the main city. Hotel is covered with lot of greenery and a lake next to it. Rooms are very decent and clean. Food is also great. it is a place for family/ friends and out door office meetings. You can also take a local... More 

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1 Thank srikant84
Lagos, Nigeria
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 December 2014

I just completed a 6 days Christmas family holiday in this hotel. Very warm staff, excellent daily activities for adult and children, neat and well kept rooms. Varieties of food both local and continental served in Restaurant. No boring moments for the family. Just a lovely environment. The family had traveled for such holidays to 4 different countries in the... More 

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1 Thank Olasoji
regina a, Guest Relations Manager at Tinapa Lakeside Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr.Olasoji, On behalf of management and staff of Tinapa lakeside hotel we say thank you for sharing your experience on trip advisor. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and the services rendered by the hotel. Just as you have pointed out about the painting of the facility, plans are ongoing and necessary upgrading has commenced from within the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
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In your room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tinapa Lakeside Hotel, formerly Amber Tinapa, is the premium hotel of choice for men and women of distinction. Exquisiteness and Class ooze out of every single one of the Hotel's 242 rooms. The Lakeside Hotel boasts of facilities and services which are nothing short of world class. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tinapa Lakeside Hotel

Address: Tinapa Business Free Zone | Adiabo, Calabar, Nigeria (Formerly Amber Tinapa)
Region: Nigeria > Cross River State > Calabar
Price Range: RM415 - RM795 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Tinapa Lakeside Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 242
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Lake side rooms have a better view”
 of 5 bubbles 280dennisz, 22 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Lake view, if available.”
 of 5 bubbles AboriginePro, 17 Feb 2015 | Read review
“try to take rooms towards lake and please do check the rooms for facilities before taking”
 of 5 bubbles srikant84, 9 Jan 2015 | Read review
“For a family planning for 2 rooms, select connecting rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Olasoji, 28 Dec 2014 | Read review
“It is by a river and not a beach. The hotel is currently going through refurbishment”
 of 5 bubbles heci2014, 19 Dec 2014 | Read review
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