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Azalai Hotel Independance

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Avenue de la resistance du 17 mai | Secteur n 4, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
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Ranked #9 of 27 hotels in Ouagadougou
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bottom line is that the only argument to stay in this hotel is its location (which, given increasingly bad traffic) is a big factor, not to be underestimated in Quaga. Any other hotel I know of (e.g. the Laico in Ouaga 2000) will be 40min drive from the center, so you’ll spend at least 1.5 hours commuting every day. 3... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I agree that this hotel deserves 3.9 stars max. Its heyday is gone. It shows its age. Internet is too slow. Showers are tiny. The curtain doesn't reach all the way to the bottom causing water to spill on the floor all the time. Often you don't get two towels and you have to ask for more. Toilet paper rolls... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I was given a really small room with a tiny shower room. No change was accepted ! The room is just basic. No frills. Not even a complimentary water bottle. The shower room is so tiny that I frequently bumped on the sanitary wares. The 1st day the shower room got overflooded and for the next day I have to... More

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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

positiv: - swimming pool is big enough for a nice swim - wifi works, although not the fastest - breakfast buffet is ok for some days - (relativey) centrally located negative: - rooms are outworn - tv channel selection

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

3.9 STARS, MAX This four star hotel costs F 100,000, rack rate, or about $200, but we paid F 52,000 at the UN rate, bed & breakfast. The 50 year old structure is beginning to show signs of aging. So did I when I was 50. The phone in my room received but did not send calls. The waitress who... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Rooms are very clean (decor is a bit dated). Staff will do absolutely everything in their power to satisfy your requests (my boss is very picky, and they changed his room 3 times until we found something satisfactory). Gym is minimal, but has enough basic equipment to get the job done (they even have a ConceptII rower!). The pool is... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

I have stayed at this hotel three times in the past four years during the dry season and I have been generally satisfied with the experience. The rooms on the second and third floor in the Annex are fine, and the beds comfortable. No problems re water supply and electricity. Band-width still too slow to watch "Youtube". Breakfast buffet expensive... More

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san francisco
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

The rooms on the ground floor at the far end of the pool are terrible and should be avoided at all cost. They are infested with mosquitoes, are not clean, are extremely cramped; TV and other amenities such as air conditioning don't work consistently; not all rooms are equipped with mosquito nets; and are not up to the standard of... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

One of the best hotels in Africa I have stayed in. The hotel is clean and very well managed. The pool is great to hang out in during the day or at night. Its only walking distance from some places. It's in a great place in town and not far out from anyplace.

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Address: Avenue de la resistance du 17 mai | Secteur n 4, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Location: Burkina Faso > Centre Region > Ouagadougou
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Azalai Hotel Independance 3*
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