A New Blu For Chad


Radisson Blu Hotel has opened its first hotel in N’Djamena, Chad, which extends the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group’s African presence to 42 hotels in operation and under development.

Located on the shore of the Chari River, the Radisson Blu Hotel, N’Djamena is situated in the southern part of the capital, just 10 minutes from the city centre and 15 minutes from Hassan Djamous International Airport.

“We are delighted to expand our upper-upscale presence in Africa with the opening of a new Radisson Blu in a new country, Chad, Africa’s fifth largest country,” said Mark Willis, Senior Area Vice President, Middle East, Turkey and Africa, The Rezidor Hotel Group. “Since 2010, the country has signalled significant growth and development ambition, and we are delighted to be part of Chad’s continued progress, especially in travel and tourism.”


Travellers can choose from 175 Standard, Superior and Business Rooms, all of which offer a warm ambience, contemporary design and free, high-speed Wi-Fi. If you need more space, there is a range of Junior and Executive Suites with separate living and dining areas and picturesque views of the courtyard and Chari River. 


La Promenade restaurant delivers a delicious menu all day, with a variety of hearty buffets as well as à la carte options. A great choice of cocktails and fresh drinks, plus snacks and sweet delights can always be ordered at Le Chari Lounge Lobby Bar. Guests can bask in the infinite views from the sixth floor at Le Panorama Restaurant & Bar, which offers an array of dishes and signature tapas.


The hotel’s meetings and events space includes more than 12 000 square metres – the largest in Chad. The conference centre offers 15 meeting rooms for 10 to 90 people, two amphitheatres with 120 seats and an auditorium with 800 seats. Each of the meeting rooms is fully air-conditioned and equipped with the latest audio-visual technologies, including simultaneous translation services.

Sami Ounalli, General Manager of the hotel, says, “We are delighted to open the doors of Radisson Blu Hotel, N’Djamena … we are determined to become the leading hotel in Central Africa.

Source and images: Ogilvy PR for Carlson Rezidor