For the fact that
there are human activities and social functions that always take place within
Enugu capital, there is need to establish a hospitality institutions, for instance Guest House. This project aims at
proffering solution to the
Guest House. In order to achieve this, some research work was carried out. The
research work is aimed at realizing a good architectural design for a Guest
House. The work comprises of five chapters. Chapter one
is the introduction,
chapter two deals on the related literature and history of a Guest House in
Enugu. While chapter three deals on method of research and case study while
carrying out the design. Chapter four discusses the plan
guide (tools that
will guide in the actual design of the Guest House. Finally, chapter five
summaries the result of the research work which forms
A guest house (also
guesthouse) is a kind of lodging. In some parts of the word a guest house is
similar to a hostel, bed and breakfast, or inn whereas in other parts of the
world (such as for example the Caribbean), guest houses area type of
inexpensive hotel like lodging. In still others, it is a private home which has
been converted for the exclusive use of guest accommodation. The owners usually
lives in an entirely separated area within the property and the guest house may
serve as a form of lodging business.
In some areas of the
world, guest houses are the only kind of accommodation available for visitors
who have no local relatives to say with. Among the features which distinguish a
guest house from a hotel, bed and breakfast, or inn is the lack of a full-time
staff. Bed and breakfasts are usually family owned, with the family living on
Hotels maintain a
staff presence 24hours a day and 7days a week, whereas a guest house has a more
limited staff presence. Because of limited staff presence, check in at a guest
is often by appointment. An inn also usually has
In Japan, tenants in
a guest house have to pay a substantial damage deposit, and have to pay a
cleaning fee when they leave.
SIGNIFICANCE OF GUEST HOUSE
As a result of the
activities that normally take place in Enugu capital, there is the need to
provided hospitality facilities
for travelers coming
into the state.
It is the intention
of this researcher to create awareness on the importance for developing a guest
house in an area.
1. Provision of the
facilities for transaction of business, for meeting and conference, for
2. As an important
employer of labour
3. Development of
local economy of the area it is located due to being an attraction for visitors
STATEMENT OF THE ARCHITECTURAL PROBLEMS
The research intends
to proffer solution to the
1. Lack of venues for
the masses to hold their social functions.
2. Lack of
accommodations that have the qualities of a home
3. The unavailability
of standard facilities in Guest house found in Enugu.
4. Irregularity in
the classification of Guest house by average Nigeria.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVE
The aim of this
project is to create a comfortable and appealing accommodation for guests. This
is done through the
1. Basic standard
facilities needed in Guest house.
2. Environment that
is conducive for the occupants.
requirement such as entertainment, exercise and relaxation.
SCOPE AND DEFINITION
The scope of this
thesis is to focus on the main problematic aspects Guest House design. These
1. The relationship
system. Moreover, it will not only throw light on these aspects but will also
solve the problem of
thermal comfort of
the interiors through natural means.
In the research of
this nature, the forms of handicaps that are encountered are:
1. Unavailability of
Relevant Information: Relevant information could not be obtained from relevant
due to monetary
2. Inaccessibility of
Existing Guest House: Some of the visited refuse to give audience to the
researcher due to security reasons.
Constraints to Carryout the research: For example, the money to browse through
the website in order to get information was in short supply.