De Santos Hotel, Lagos

This informal hotel in a commercial area is 8 km from the Kalakuta Museum, former home of musician Fela Kuti, 9 km from the New Afrika Shrine entertainment centre and 13 km from Murtala Muhammed International Airport.

The airy, straightforward rooms provide flat-screen TVs, minifridges, and tea and coffeemaking facilities, in addition to free Wi-Fi. Room service is available 24/7.

Breakfast and parking are complimentary. Other amenities include an unfussy restaurant, an outdoor pool and a gym, plus event space.