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Splendid Hotel

Avenue Kwame N'Krumah, Ouagadougou 1715, Burkina Faso
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Ranked #16 of 31 Hotels in Ouagadougou
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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New Delhi, India
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87 reviews 87 reviews
44 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is bang in the middle of city centre with taxis available to take you anywhere in the city. The Cappuccino restaurant is right opposite and offers a varied menu and good quality food. One does have to always pay in advance. The rooms were cleaned daily and basic toiletries were provided. However, the hot water supply is very... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The hotel reception all the staff were difficult to get a long with, demanding payment first. They dont trust you. So you need to pay first. Break fast is charges at 6000 CFA its expensive. Better to go the Cappuccino Restaurant opposite the hotel.Its very good u can enjoy lot of varieties of food.

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

were to start, the hotel reception all the staff were difficult to get a long with, demanding payment first, even before you have seen the room. The Wi-Fi was slow, the rooms dated and old. towels I went and brought one they were that bad. the sheets stained, I stopped 1 night and moved to a better hotel down the... More 

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Mountain View, California
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75 reviews 75 reviews
21 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This hotel is a shell of what it could be imagined to have been in its heyday. Its across the street from a bar that gets super noisy, unless you are there of course :)! The rooms are barely passable and the service desk attendants could barely care once your payment is made. To be fair, there are limited choices... More 

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Goes, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

The hotel is conveniently located with several shops, banks and restaurants close by. However the place is too expensive, outdated rooms, expensive restaurant. The only pro is the pool and the location. On credit cards they charge additional commissions. I would opt for a smaller B&B type of place next time and save money.

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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I have been visiting Splendid since 2005 or so and have seen it decline remarkably. It used to be one of the better hotels and good value for money hotel. But, it is very poorly maintained and there is hardly any improvement that one can appreciate. The rooms are spacious but bathrooms are very poorly maintained. Most of the water... More 

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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Positives - Location is the best part of this hotel. Close to airport and at the heart of Oauga. Breakfast is 2nd best part, its quite good, wide and filling. Negatives - Tiny Lobby. Unkempt corridor, rooms narrow, bathroom half-clean.

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Tokyo, Japan
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

This is the first time that I visit West Afurica. In order to suffering Malaria, I wanted to choose a clean Hotel. Since It was close to the airport and expensive, I chose this hotel . However, the room was narrow and was not cleanI, I was disappointed. And there is no staff who speak English. Only within the case... More 

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Manama, Bahrain
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Stayed there for 4 days in mid-late February 2014 on business. Hotel is clean but has not been redecorated since I don't know when (probably early 80's). One must keep in mind that Burkina Faso is a poor country, and must not expect the same level of quality / service as one would find even in Cameroon or East Africa.... More 

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New York City, New York
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Beware, while out at dinner, our room was entered with a passkey, and a master key was used to empty our room safe of all our cash and passports. Front desk and management denied the robbery, and claimed we "forgot where we put" our things. Finally, they offered that they could have helped more if we did not report to... More 

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