2015 World Sickle Cell Day Abuja Logistics

Dear All,

Good day and I trust this meets you well. Please see below for very important information on the 2015 Sickle Cell Day conference:


The conference will hold at the Auditorium, Trauma Centre, National Hospital Abuja on Independence Avenue, Central Business District, Abuja.


Registration begins at 8.00am prompt on Thursday, June 18th 2015 at the conference

Registration fee for the conference is 10,000 Naira to be paid on arrival at the venue.

Travel Logistics/Accommodation/Transportation:

Air Travel:

Airport pick-up will be provided on both arrival and departure dates.

Hotel Reservations:

  • Rooms are available at Chelsea Hotel located on Plot 123, Cadastral Zone AO, Central Business District and Reiz Continental Hotel located on Plot 779, Cadastral Zone AO, Central Business District.  
  • Chelsea Hotel – Special Discounted standard  Room rates for starts at 25,000 Naira
  • Reiz Continental hotel– Room rates Studio Room N24,000, Standard room N28,800, Deluxe, Executive  and Super Deluxe rooms range fromN28,800 to N31,000. Per Night.
  • Information on other available hotels stands as provided.
  • Chelsea Hotel will provide free Airport Shuttle for a minimum of 8 guests.
  • Guests will be transported to and from Conference venue by conference Buses.

Details of Hotels for the Conference


Reiz Continental Hotel is an integral part of the new Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Nigeria. The hotel is in a serene environment at the heart of Central Business District of Abuja. It is one minute’s walk from National Defence College (NDC), two minutes’ walk from Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Tower (Head Quarters), three minutes’ walk from Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Headquarters, two minutes’ drive from International Conference Centre (ICC), Three minutes’ drive from Federal Secretariat, Five minutes’ Drive from the Presidential Villa, Aso Rock and about thirty minutes’ drive from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport. Reiz Continental Hotel, Plot 779, Cadastral Zone AO, P.M.B 140, Central Business District, Abuja, FCT is 3km away 4mins drive Conference Venue (National Hospital, Independence Avenue, Abuja).


SUITE TYPE                         NORMAL RATES            DISCOUNTED RATES

DULUXE SUITE                        N40,020                                 N28,710

EXECUTIVE SUITE                   N42,320                                 N30,360

SUPER DELUXE SUITE            N44,620                                N30,000

PENTHOUSE                             N60,490                                N43,395

CONTINENTAL SUITE             N71,530                                 N51,315

BUSINESS SUITE                       N76,130                                 N54,615


Offering an outdoor pool and a restaurant, Chelsea Hotel is located in  in the Central Business District, Abuja. Free WiFi access is available. Each room here will provide you with air conditioning, a mini-bar and a seating area. There is also an electric kettle. Featuring a shower, private bathroom also comes with a bath and a bath or shower. Extras include a sofa, a desk and a safety deposit box.

At Chelsea Hotel you will find a tennis court and a fitness centre. Other facilities offered at the property include a tour desk, luggage storage and shops (on site). The property offers free parking.Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport is 24 km away. Located 3.9km or 7 minutes drive from National Hospital (venue of the conference).


SUITE TYPE                       NORMAL RATES                                DISCOUNTED (UN) RATES

STANDARD ROOM             N41,000                                                              N27,470

SUPERIOR ROOM                N48,500                                                             N32,495

EXECUTIVE ROOM             N55,500                                                              N34,170

REGAL ROOM                      N55,500                                                              N37,185

PANORAMIC ROOM          N62,000                                                              N41,540

JUNIOR SUIT                        N70,500                                                              N47,235

AMBASSADORIAL SUIT    N100,500                                                              N67,335

PRESIDENTIAL SUIT          N151,000                                                               N101,170


Bolingo Hotel and Towers is a luxurious hotel located in the thriving central business district of Abuja. The hotel features 350 exquisite rooms and suites, all with air conditioning, a satellite TV, afridge, an electronic safe and en suite bathroom. Its on-site restaurant serves menu and buffet options which guests can enjoy in the dining room or outdoors by the pool. Guests can enjoy light snacks and beverages at the coffee bar. The hotel also features a cocktail bar with live entertainment. Bolingo Hotel and Towers houses an ultra modern fitness centre with a sauna and massage room. The hotel features a ticketing office for travel arrangements. It also has a hair/beauty shop and a cyber cafe. The hotel features 10 modern conference rooms which can accommodate up to 300 guests. Car hire and laundry services are also available to guests upon request. The hotel is 38km from the Abuja International Airport, 3km from the City centre, 3km from the International Conference Centre and 4km from IBB Golf Club.2km to National hospital


SUITE TYPE                    NORMAL RATES                            DISCOUNTED RATES

STANDERD ROOM               N25,000                                          N15,000

SUPERIOR SUITE                  N35,000                                           N23,000

DELUXE SUITE                      N40,000                                          N30,000

EXECUTIVE SUITE                N50,000                                          N35,000

PRESIDENTIAL SUITE          N125,000                                         N120,000


Agura Hotel is a luxury hotel located off Moshood Abiola Way in Abuja, Nigeria. Free WiFi is provided for all guests. Each room is designed with an en-suite bathroom and fitted with gleaming tile floors, a comfortable bed and a TV. Guests order meals and drinks at the onsite restaurant and bar. The onsite restaurant serves both Nigerian and continental dishes. The hotel houses an outdoor pool and a gym which is equipped with weights, treadmills and stationary bikes. Conferencing facilities, carhire and laundry services, if requested, attract additional charges. Agura Hotel is a 10 minute drive from the Defense Head Quarters and Area 10 Bus Stop. Mohammad Buhari Way and Union Bank are a 2 minute and 5 minute drive away, respectively.3.8KM/7 minutes drive from National Hospital.


SUITE TYPE                              NORMAL RATES            DISCOUNTED RATES

BUSINESS SUITE                            N40,000                          N35,000

EXECUTIVE KING DOUBLE        N34,500                            N20,000

STANDARD KING DOUBLE         N17,940                             N15,000


5.5KM from National hospital, 10 minutes’ drive.


SUITE TYPE                          NORMAL RATES                                DISCOUNTED RATES

ULTIMATE ROYAL                    N20,000                                         N15,000 (Flat Rate)

ULTIMATE EXECUTIVE           N24,000                                          N15,000 (Flat Rate)


Airport pick up and drop off Rates for Hotels that do not offer complimentary transport is N6,000/day.

Transport to meeting venue, morning and night N6,000 Per day for Toyota Sienna SUV

Contact person – Ifeanyi Obaemeka CEO, Orbeka Travels and Tours

Tel: 08092648091, 081-1111-1413, 08039608303


Conference dinner @ 5000 Naira per person will hold on Friday June 19 at NkoyoRestaurant (K-City Plaza, Aminu Kano Crescent, off Ahmadu Bello Way, Wuse 2, Abuja).
Time – 8pm prompt.
Guests will be conveyed to the venue.

Programme of Events

As shown on the invitation poster. Full program details will be provided soonest.

Please, kindly confirm your

1. Flight/Arrival details.

2. Accommodation preference 

3. Attendance at Conference Dinner by Monday June 8, 2015 to facilitate arrangements!!!

Thank you and we look forward to receiving everyone for the conference!