Southern Sun Ikoyi opened in 2009 in the upmarket residential and business district of Ikoyi in Lagos, Nigeria. It is a popular choice for South African business travellers and other international visitors to the city. The hotel has also tapped into the local market with its entertainment and conferencing facilities. Southern Sun Ikoyi is a member of one of South Africa’s leading hotel groups, Tsogo Sun. The hotel is fully COVID-19 compliant. In 2019, it underwent a full refurbishment of its 181 rooms and suites, using Nigerian suppliers as part of its mandate to support local business.