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Hotel Gaweye

Niamey, Niger
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Hotel Gaweye
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Ranked #7 of 8 Hotels in Niamey
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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milan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good hotel for city like niamey clean and hospitable staff... the pool is also very clean its alright to sit in the courtyard in the evening and chill for some time... breakfast is also reasonable and is a hotel where indian food is delivered so becomes convienent... they also have good pizzas... the decor could be a old fashioned but... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have to go to Niamey, and I recommend that you don't, you may consider staying at Hotel Gaweye because Grand Hotel du Niger is permanently fully booked. You will not be disappointed if your expectations are very, very, very low. You are in a very poor African country after all. Everything in this hotel looks tired. So does... More 

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Nice, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This was my second stay in Hotel Gaweye. Compared to my first stay in December 2014, a lot has changed. Carpets, sofas, and all other aesthetic part of the hotel have changed. Even their main restaurant has finished renovation and now looking very new and clean. However, the rooms are still the same. It has that hotel feeling compared to... More 

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Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Good location if attending a meeting at the Palias Congress, otherwise not idea for a holiday. Noisy, poor internet connectivity, but very friendly staff though. Not up to standard for it's 4 star rating.

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Kampala, Uganda
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65 reviews 65 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Apart from the spacious and fairly appealing entrance and reception area, it's like stepping into a hotel in an 70:s James Bond Movie and you look twice for Roger Moore or thugs to rush past you when you step out of the elevator... Rooms are old dark with a slight humid pungent smell... Service is uninspired and sleepy and customer-mindedness... More 

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Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Very old hotel, old staff this place is like a joke when when I read that it's among the best hotels in Niamey. Carpets are worn-down, bathrooms are dirty, towels are old and also worn-down. The staff is not friendly and doesn't care about your needs. You can enter the restaurant, eat and go out without being seen by a... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
22 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This is by far the biggest dump I have been to in a long, long while. It is not only a dump, it is a total rip-off. It is close to a crime to call this place a hotel. It is everything you do not want: it is old, dirty and worn-down. Staff lacks all the basic skills expected. The... More 

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Tema, Ghana
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

this hotel is known to be best hotel in Niamey, Niger. But now day by day their services are not up to the mark. The hotel needs serious renovation on bath room & carpet cleaning. check in was ok.Food around the pool at night was also ok. Overall it was not up to the 4 star level

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Dakar, Senegal
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

this hotel needs serious renovation on bathroom, carpet cleaning could at least be well done (under the beds in the corner) food around the pool is ok at night time please remove room service plates from the corridors

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Westside
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24 reviews 24 reviews
24 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

CHECKIN & LOBBY: Checkin was ok. There is no reservation number, but they did have the reservation so all was ok. Lobby probably was fashionable a few decades ago. Corridors and stairwells are very shabby almost dilapidated– carpets are threadbare and ripped, walls in need of painting. Bad smells in certain places. Checkout was painfully slow – about an hour... More 

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