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Hotel Faidherbe

Av Faidherbe & Raffenel, Dakar, Senegal
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Ranked #17 of 41 Hotels in Dakar
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015
Peter S Basel, Switzerland
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Basel, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This hotel is located in the very centre which can be a boon (short distances to other places in the centre) or a disadvantage (traffic). The inside of the building is considerably better than the street-facing facade, and the garden with its pool is an oasis of tranquility and really lovely. The rooms are clean but a bit dated, that... More 

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

The review says average but what I meant is good, too bad that option isn't available. This is a nice little hotel near a bustling local market and the port. The area may seem to be a bit rough in appearance to people who haven't traveled extensively in Africa so first timers might feel a bit intimidated. They have a... More 

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Chicago,Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

We spent a total of 4 nites here last week. It is located in a central downtown location, Good wifi reception, food in the restaurant, nice pool, very clean rooms. (hotel is old but clean) Staff really went out of their way to be more than helpful to us (2 females traveling alone) and spent a great deal of time... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

What I can say about this hotel is just this: a bad experience. The hotel is located in a popular area of ​​Dakar where it is dangerous go out not only during the night but also during the day. I was robbed of my mobile during the day in front of the hotel entrance. The hotel for the price that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012 via mobile

Centrally located, every taxi driver does know it. 5 minutes walk to ferry for Goree. Really very friendly staff, multilingual even German. Breakfast buffet with rolls, good croissants orange, mango and guava jam, cook prepares eggs on order. Good restaurant, did eat there every day and did enjoy. Whole hotel and rooms are very clean. Air condition with remote control... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2010

This is a very good hotel with very nice staff except for one barmaid by the name of "Angelique". For this woman the customers are a nuisance and treats them in a very discourteous manner. I was residing in this hotel for nearly three months and I encountered several embarrasing experiences with this barmaid and on the last day of... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2008

Overall, The Faidherbe is a decent hotel in Dakar. The hotel is centrally located and offers very reasonable room rates. It's a 5 to 10 minute walk to get to the port and within walking distance to the markets. The rooms are basic but relatively clean and air conditioned. There is a pool behind the hotel on the fenced-in hotel... More 

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