The Venue

Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra, Independence Avenue, Accra, Ghana
+233 302 611 000ihotel.accra.reservations@movenpick.com

Set in an urban oasis within the city centre business district, our contemporary 5 Star hotel is only 7km from the airport where you will receive a warm Ghanaian welcome. A tranquil home away from home, the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel Accra provides an atmosphere of ease and convenience where our guests can be perfectly in control of their time whilst taking advantage of everything on their doorstep. The Accra Financial Centre, World Trade Centre, International Conference Centre and Government Ministries are all close by.

Whether you stay in one of our bright and airy classic rooms or one of our stunning suites you’ll enjoy a safe and relaxing environment with efficient and attentive service. The modern rooms and suites feature stunning garden or city views with complimentary WiFi, coffee & tea facilities, 46” flat screen TV’s, laptop sized safe and in room ironing facilities.

The conference and event facilities on the ground floor feature a 736sqm ballroom with 5 adjacent meeting rooms, business centre and large pre-function area, ideal for organising your business or social events.

Keep yourself in balance while you travel, renew your energy in our state of the art fitness centre, enjoy an invigorating dip in the expansive lagoon style pool – Accra’s largest outdoor swimming pool – or just relax poolside enjoying the lush greenery and animated servers on roller skates presenting refreshments with flourish.

The Emporium attached to the hotel, has a variety of shops and businesses for your convenience including a bank, a cash machine, pharmacy, mobile phone & electronics shop and a hair & beauty salon.

Travel

Your arrival in Accra:

Airport transfers

As a participant, airport pick up on arrival and drop off on your return journey is included in your delegate package. However in order for us to do this, please inform us of your arrival / departure time and flight numbers. Please also inform us of where you are staying so that we can take you to your hotel directly. If we do not receive this information then we cannot guarantee your collection at the airport.

Shuttle bus service

We will be providing a shuttle bus service during the event to take you to the conference venue and any other activities that are connected with the event. Please check your hotel for the latest timetable information when you arrive.

What should I bring with me to Ghana?

  • A photocopy of your passport – as it is always advisory to carry your ID with you
  • Insurance – you are responsible for arranging your own travel cover
  • Credit card – Visa and Mastercard are accepted at the main hotels, however please check with the hotel before you depart as sometimes changes occur.
  • Medical Kit – always a good option just in case
  • Your mobile phone – you can buy a local SIM
  • Your yellow fever certificate

What currency do they use in Ghana?

The currency of Ghana is the CEDI.

What voltage is used?

If you are taking any electronic items to Ghana, the voltage requirement is 230 Volts. 

What time zone is Ghana in?

Ghana Standard Time operates on Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) / UTC.

Can I drink the water in Ghana?

It is strongly recommended that you drink bottled water when you are there.

Visas

Visa is required for all except Namibian nationals.

Ordinary Business Visa ( if applying 30 days before travel date) – Recommended!

This visa is granted for the purpose of business visits, meetings, conferences, etc.

The visa must be used within 60 days of being granted and entitles the bearer to stay for 30 days, which can be extended twice for further thirty day periods. An ordinary business visa does not entitle the bearer to establish residence in the country or to engage in any remunerated activity.

Fee: varies from different embassies (find your nearest embassy)

Short Term Visa (if applying the week before travel)

  • This visa is granted for for meetings and conferences
  • The short stay visa does not allow the holder to establish a residence in the country, or engaging in any gainful activity.
  • The visa must be used within three (3) days after its issuance and allows the visitor to stay in Angolan territory for up to seven (7) days. It can be extended for a further seven (7) days at SME in Angola.
  • Applicants are advised that possessing a airfare ticket does NOT entitle the granting of the visa.

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