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Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel

Backed by palm-studded grounds and a sweeping azure pool, Accra’s newest luxury bolthole is certainly living up to its hype. Waiters on roller blades glide across the gleaming patio, supplying fresh snacks and icy drinks to holidaymakers stretched out on loungers

Golden Tulip Accra

  • Rated as: 4/5

The Golden Tulip is one of the most popular hotels in Ghana, thanks to its sizable rooms, conference facilities and location near the airport. The pitched roof lobby is one of the most spacious in the city (there’s a life-size wooden giraffe greeting arrivals), the

  1. Liberation Road, Airport
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Roots Hotel Apartment

This tower of self-catering apartments is a comfortable and convenient base in central Accra, just a block from Oxford Street. The standard apartments are acceptable, if a touch basic. It is worth upgrading to a superior room if possible as the difference is quite

Labadi Beach Hotel

The Labadi Beach Hotel is probably Accra’s plushest residence. In keeping with its reputation, its restaurants are also highly renowned, particularly the Akwaaba Restaurant under the keen eye of chef Gary Howard. There are buffet and à la carte options. The menu

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Travel within Ghana

Cape Coast

Ghana's old capital city Cape Coast and its imposing castle is a window into the country's history.


Ghana's second city is a sensory overload – drop in on Kejetia Market, West Africa's biggest of its kind.


Experience Ghanaian life in full colour in Takoradi-Sekondi, aka Tadi, aka the Twin City.

Kakum National Park

This verdant slice of rainforest is a fresh alternative to the bustling cities of the coast.

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