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Safir Hotel Alger

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   2 rue Asselah Hocine, Algiers 16000, Algeria
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Ranked #10 of 15 hotels in Algiers
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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London, England, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My husband and I used this hotel as a stop over before travelling to other areas. It is a clean and fairly well presented hotel. Reception were informative and there was good WiFi. Sadly as in Ramadan restaurant was not fully functioning, room service was offered as an alternative for breakfast. This was small and the coffee Luke warm.

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Lower Mainland, BC
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97 reviews 97 reviews
35 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Stayed 5 nights at this hotel. Staff friendly, rooms have hot water, but check bathroom to make sure shower not broken and toilet seat in place when you are assigned a room. TV only has Arabic and French language stations. Free bottle of water daily. Air conditioning in rooms. Standard breakfast of coffee/tea, croissants and bread, jam, yoghurt, hard boiled... More

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Inverness, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Worth a visit to experience using the lift (c1920) & admire the AD mirrors on the landings. Hot water, so nice relaxing bath.Water & fruit juice in the fridge.Extra blankets brought up on request.Free petit dejeuner but coffee not so good. Shifty looking characters in the Salon du The....best avoided..

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306 reviews 306 reviews
233 hotel reviews
348 helpful votes 348 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Let us think positive, if you are lucky you may get a good inalienable on he free wi fi. No television working but after neighbour from hell with tv blaring no bad hing, free bottle of water. Very central position, views over Algiers harbour. I slept we'll each night. Tired worn out Art Deco hotel which was once I should... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

Stayed for 3 nights and found the hotel to be clean and comfortable and centrally situated. Breakfast was continental and not very good. Staff were friendly and efficient although reception was a bit stand offish. Would stay here again as prices were reasonable for Algiers, with some cheap restaurants nearby.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

This is well-known and popular hotel in capitol, located in bussiness district. Some part of hotel is renowated, but you have to pay extra to get room in new part. God option is to take room withview to sea. This hotel isn't something really special but it is enough to normal stay in Algiers

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Valencia, Spain
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3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

I've been at SAFIR hotel for two nights. It seems last investment in this hotel was made by Frenchs before Independence war. Breakfast not poor, terrible. Only it is well located. Probably 40 or 50 years ago it has been a good hotel.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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42 hotel reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

There is no question that Algiers is a city that offers hotels that are very overpriced for their standards. But in a country where tourism is low priority and the nearly only industries are oil and natural gas, the incentive to provide more is not a strong incentive. Finding a hotel with character in the heart of the city is... More

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Berlin, Germany
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2011

We have spent four nights in this four star hotel!!! It was awful. We could not wait to checkout. The breakfast was so bad. A guard was watching you all the time what you are choosing. Actually there were not so many things to choose, Just coffee, a piece of cake. The elevator was prehistoric. The room was dirty and... More

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Address: 2 rue Asselah Hocine, Algiers 16000, Algeria
Location: Algeria > Algiers Province > Algiers
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Safir Hotel Alger 3.5*
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Inauguré en 1930 par les frères Aletti pour fêter le centenaire de l'occupation française en Algérie, beaucoup de personnalités y sont séjournés notamment des chefs des états: Houari Boumedienne et Mohamed Boudiaf (algériens), François Mitterrand (français), fidel castro (cubain), ainsi que ché guevara, charlie chaplin, jean paul belmondo, le prince Albert 1er et la pricesse carolina de Monaco.c'est un très bel hôtel a l'architecture française qui est prêt a vous accueillir a tout moment et principalement pour vos séjours d'affaires. ... more   less 
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