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Auberge Keur Diame

Cite Djily Mbaye, No 265C, Dakar, Senegal
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I stayed in Keur Diame in October 2014, the hottest month to visit Dakar. The location is good, right behind the beach, providing the soothing sounds of the breaking waves and a cool sea breeze you can enjoy in the courtyard. That is where I spent most of my time. Be aware that it is a twenty minute taxi drive... More 

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KeurDiame, Inhaber at Auberge Keur Diame, responded to this review

Dear Marc Thank you for your rating. I have read with pleasure. The more so as it is the first review for our new house that we moved in August 2014. Your review makes me happy, especially because it shows me that I have taken with the new house the right way. Thank you for your nice words and I... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

far away from centre - the beach is not nice - expensive for the level, the bed is very bad, sometimes it brakes down. The staff ist friendly. It is noisy in the morning, you can hear every word which is spoken in the courtyard - the windows are to the aigle, so there is also less fresh air. To... More 

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Koblenz, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Comming back out of the noisy, colourful chaos of bustling Dakar city I always enjoyed the quiet and homelike atmospere of this little hotel. You can sit together with Ruth the friendly owner sipping together a glas of red vine and listen to her experiences and advices from Senegal. She was all over! As well I had easily contact to... More 

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KeurDiame, Inhaber at Auberge Keur Diame, responded to this review

Hallo Raiwen Thank you for your review. I am glad that you have liked the Keur Diame. It is easy to care for nice guests. We are happy if we can provide for the wellbeing of our visitors. All the best and hopefully soon in Keur Diame! More 

Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

The auberge is further from the city than I had realised (about 19 kms from downtown) and that is both a positive and a negative. It does mean a bit of time & money spent on taxis, but it also means staying in an area that is safe, peaceful and far from the madding crowd. Ruth and Ibra are terrific,... More 

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KeurDiame, Inhaber at Auberge Keur Diame, responded to this review

Hello David Thank you for your great review. I am glad that you liked it here and am very happy with your assessment. I wish you all the best and great trips and experiences. Greetings from Dakar Ruth More 

Porlock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

This small hotel of 10 rooms is in Parcelles Assainies, about 30 minutes away from Dakar city centre – 3000 CFA in a taxi. It is just a minutes walk from Yoff's Atlantic beach which stretches endlessly in both directions. The ten rooms are on two floors, set around a small courtyard where you can take drinks or eat snacks.... More 

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KeurDiame, Inhaber at Auberge Keur Diame, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. I am glad that you liked it here and am very happy with your assessment. I wish you all the best and great trips and experiences. Greetings from Dakar Ruth More 

Munich
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2012

The Keur Diame Auberge is a safe haven in one of the beach suburbs of Dakar. The nearby beach itself is spectacular, but not for lying in the sun and bathing - the currents are too dangerous for swimming, but it is good for walks. The Auberge is very airy with lots of light coming from a central atrium that... More 

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Oxford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2011

Situated a short taxi drive from the city centre, this seaside guest house is a wonderful, and cheap place to stay. Owned bu a swiss lady, Ruth Isenschmid, who is non resident but visits often, this clean and welcoming auberge is suited to backpackers and travellers looking for a clean african guest house. Hot Shower, and the essential "english style"... More 

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