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Novotel Dakar

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Ave Abdoulaye Fadiga | BP 2073, Dakar 18524, Senegal
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Ranked #8 of 39 hotels in Dakar
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Lee C Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This by African standards is a very good hotel. The staff are friendly and efficient and the rooms are clean and well maintained. It is a real plus to have cable tv with a good selection of channels. The pool is nice and there is a free shuttle bus to and from the airport, which is far better than chancing... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small rooms buy not bad. Clean and the staff are friendly. Great pool and it is located in a great place to explore out if you wish. Food is not bad for the price. I would recommend this hotel you if you were going to just be in the area a few nights. However if you were there for a... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is located in the central area of the city, near to most of the government institutions and close to the port. Ibis and Novotel share the same compound and is right next to the Central bank of West Africa. though located in central Dakar, the hotel is quite and peaceful. Rooms are good, but the comfort level is... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Food was very expensive. Services were regular too bad… Rooms are normal size and they were basically cleaned. Basically too much "normal", nice stay but overrated for sure. If they don’t reduce price, i will not return.

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84 reviews 84 reviews
83 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

The Novotel offers a good location in the city center, comfortable rooms with nothing outstanding but also nothing very bad. The view on the see is pleasant. The restaurant was acceptable. The swimming pool area was nice a night.

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Boulder, CO
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38 reviews 38 reviews
32 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014 via mobile

This is a fine hotel for a night or two, with a nice view of the water and a decent pool area. The rooms are small and clean, but nothing great. The restaurant serves a good breakfast, with a fair number of choices. Overall this a utilitarian hotel that works fine for business travel or a brief stay.

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Mechelen, Belgium
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

The hotel is ok, but basic. The rooms look like a French camping from the 1970s, not attractive. The breakfast is very basic, and serve canned pineapple, while fresh pineapple is almost for free in Senegal :-(

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Deinze, Belgium
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

I try to stay at an Accor chain hotel wherever I go so Novotel Dakar is like home coming away from home. This hotel is a no brainer: if you go elsewhere you are wasting precious time and money. Together with the Novotel Cotonou and Pullmann Lomé the Novotel Dakar is in my top 3! Tip: Ask Pape Biramé for... More

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Address: Ave Abdoulaye Fadiga | BP 2073, Dakar 18524, Senegal
Location: Senegal > Dakar Region > Dakar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Novotel Dakar 4*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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#3 Luxury Hotel in Dakar #8 Business Hotel in Dakar
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The Novotel Dakar is located in the central business district, looking across to Goree Island, 5 minutes walk from the Place de l Independence and 15 km from Leopold Sedar Senghor International Airport (free shuttle service). The hotel features 245 airconditioned rooms including two suites, a bar, a restaurant, meeting rooms, a swimming pool and a tennis court. ... more   less 
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