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Azalai 24 Septembro

Avenue Pansau Na Isna | Santa Luisia, Bissau 285 , Guinea-Bissau
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Azalai 24 Septembro
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Ranked #2 of 5 Hotels in Bissau
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Geneva
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The good thing is that this hotel is a large, secure compound of rooms and suites. The rooms are basic but comfortable. No mosquito net provided or hairdryer. Really good a/c and a mini-bar in the room. The internet was very patchy and kept dropping out. My bathroom seemed to have been partially refurbished recently, with a new Grohe shower.... More 

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Dakar, Senegal
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Beautifull resort with the best pool in the country. large and confortable rooms, minibar. the staff is always smiling. the service is slow so dont be in a hurry. Big contrast with the rest of the city a Palace in the desert. If you want to enjoy Bissau spend the night in this confortable and safe hotel.

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Liverpool UK
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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The hotel was fine, certainly better than any others in Bissau. The room was clean and tidy and reasonably well equipped with TV (Only English language channel is CNN...), minibar/fridge and with wifi. The room are within blocks located around the complex. Fortunately, my room was within a short distance of the main reception and restaurant block. There is small... More 

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Truro,cornwall
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

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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153 reviews 153 reviews
30 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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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83 reviews 83 reviews
28 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
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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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
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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Berlin
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16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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