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Azalai 24 Septembro

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Avenue Pansau Na Isna | Santa Luisia, Bissau 285 , Guinea-Bissau
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Ranked #2 of 5 hotels in Bissau
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pretty much a standard third world hotel. The place was clean, and secure. Air con worked and no mossies in February which was great. We were here on a business related trip so taken around. Not the sort of place you just stay and wander around the city. The roads are pretty much dirt throughout the city. Some tarmac on... More

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Dakar, Senegal
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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Staying here during the recent elections will prove not to be the best time to stay here. The place was packed with international observers, media, and some VIPs. It's got a friendly staff, but the hotel was overextended during the time. And the internet worked about 5% of the time. There are not a lot of places to stay in... More

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

Bissau is very poor and rundown. I visited the Hotel Azalai in the dry season when the distances from the rooms to the main building did not pose a problem. I had a comfortable and peaceful suite which was more than adequate for my requirements. There is good security. The main includes reception, bar and the restaurant. The swimming pool... More

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Banjul, Gambia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
18 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

This is where we place most of our guests and stay sometimes too. Re done by the Azalai group, the quality of the accommodation is very good for Bissau standards. The vast expanse and open areas make the service look slow , but the staff are friendly. The Breakfast service is slow and could be over before you get there,... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
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10 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

I recently stayed at the Azalai; previous reviews are largely accurate. The hotel is set on a former Army compound with small interconnected villas spread out over several thousand square meters in a garden setting. There is good security at the entry gate. The reception desk staff do not speak English. A cash deposit is required upon check-in. I stayed... More

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Downings, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

There are not many hotels in Bissau - this is a converted army camp. The rooms are small and basic. There is free wifi which works quite well. The food choice is very limited and service is slow. Surprisingly few mosquitos. We arrived late at night after a long flight (free transfer from the airport) with a prior booking -... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

Bissau has very limited choices in hotels, and even more limited choices where people actually reply to e-mail... Online booking apparently did not go through, so I reserved directly via e-mail. Airport-pickup was no problem. The hotel is located 1-2 kms outside Bissau center, but you can easily walk there (or take cabs or public transport). Plenty of shops in... More

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29 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

In Bissau, it´s a fair option, one of the best in town. Rooms are basic and small, electric wiring is weird as often you cannot switch off the lights without switching off the a/c. In an oversized hotel with few customers, dinner still takes a long time

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West Sussex, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

I stayed here for a few nights on business recently interspersed with 2 nights in the interior. This was my first time in Guinea-Bissau. On arrival at 10pm I found the reception staff to be quite efficient but somewhat officious. English is not generally understood. The room was small and the shower room uninspiring. Breakfast was not great. Dinner was... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

Perfect for a 5 day business trip. Internet just about OK. Rooms are fit for the job but wouldn't be right for a holiday. Breakfast gets a bit monotonous and the lunch/evening menu is unadventurous but passable in the current circumstances. I haven't seen elsewhere but don't really need to, this is fine.

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Address: Avenue Pansau Na Isna | Santa Luisia, Bissau 285 , Guinea-Bissau
Location: Guinea-Bissau > Bissau
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Azalai 24 Septembro 4*
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