Planters Lodge and Spa

Planters Lodge and Spa

Planter’s Lodge and Spa is a 44-bedroom family-owned boutique hotel in Takoradi set in over seven acres of lush green vegetation. The British Air Force built what is now known as Planter’s Lodge & Spa for their flying officers in 1934 in Takoradi, in the Western Region of Ghana. It was later sold to a British company that used it as a hotel.

Takoradi was the only harbor at that time in Ghana and British Overseas Airways Corporation had just a few flights from the capital, Accra, so almost anyone who traveled outside Ghana came to Takoradi to take the Elder Dempster vessels to Europe.

A lot of people, children going to school, local businessmen, and expatriates going on leave all stayed at the hotel, and to this day, people still come to the hotel and reminisce about their journey by sea.


Our atmosphere and one-of-a-kind character go hand in hand at Planter’s Lodge & Spa. The ambiance is warm and inviting. The look is distinguished and quietly reassuring.

You know you are staying somewhere special the moment you drive into the estate. The friendly welcome delights both business and leisure guests.

Planters Lodge & Spa is one of the best hotels in Takoradi.


Extending over seven acres, our garden embraces a range of different landscaped ambiances. Indulge in the subtle scents of jasmine, inhale the heady perfume of hibiscus and morahia, or admire the stark sketch of a royal palm set against a sapphire sky.

Our tropical gardens are certain to delight your senses. Whether you are walking on our English-style lawns or sitting at our beautiful pool area, you are sure to have a voyage into an atmosphere created by a passion for perfection.

Luxuriously appointed rooms for an unforgettable vacation in a hotel in Takoradi

All four types of luxury accommodations have privacy, landscape views, a pool, large rooms with sitting areas, all with marble bathrooms, showers plus separate baths. During your stay, the following inclusions are provided.

  • Complimentary Full English Breakfast
  • Complimentary Tea/Coffee
  • Complimentary Wireless Internet Connection
  • Bathroom Amenities
  • Renovated in Art Deco Style
  • Wooden Floor
  • Plasma Television Screens With Satellite TV
  • Writing Desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • Telephone
  • Air-conditioning
  • All Amenities such as natural soaps, shampoo, and moisturizers


Flanked to the left and right of the reception are our twenty garden rooms.

The rooms have solid teak flooring with all the mod cons. Even though there is a feeling of privacy, the rooms are within easy access to the hotel’s facilities.


Each of the six bungalows is part of the original estate and has been carefully restored to offer our guests a private atmosphere.

All the suites are furnished to a high standard in teak and colonial-style furniture, making sure that all your expectations are met in keeping with the tradition and standards at Planter’s Lodge & Spa


The addition of 2 bedroom luxury bungalows at Planter’s Lodge & Spa allows our guests to have complete privacy and flexibility of stay in these newly appointed residences.

The properties are furnished to the highest standards with modern kitchens, flat-screen TVs with individual decoders, surround sound radio (in the kitchen), and en suite bathrooms for each bedroom.


Overlooking Planter’s beautiful grounds, the suites are a tranquil sanctuary that captures the feeling of colonial times with their substantial space and splendid interiors.

An imposing four-poster bed distinguishes the bedroom. The sitting room has dining facilities. Both rooms have luxurious mahogany fittings. This is truly a unique suite.

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