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King Fahd Palace

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Route des Almadies, Dakar NA, Senegal (Formerly Le Meridien President)
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Ranked #21 of 38 hotels in Dakar
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Istanbul
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I often visit sub-saharan Africa for business. The improvements are visible in Dakar by naked eyes each and every time I visit this beautiful country. The last stay was 5 days for continues meetings. The conference center is perfect. If you visit sub-saharan Africa this Hotel deserves the real 5 stars. Avoid the Spa. The rooms have to be refurbished... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It has great location,so peaceful rooms,friendly workers,magnificent pool...But the wifi connection sucks!!!I stayed sitting behind my door to be able to connect for the whole night.How come a 5 stars hotel can do that...No way!!! Also the cuisine wasnt good. Hope to see more options inside that 5 stars...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

I spent 7days and nights here from Valentine's day and everything is to remember from their professional staff both at the front desk and the restaurant to the rooms, the great ocean view and great sea food, loved the lobsters and prawns. It was very windy but I enjoyed my stay and even got a bIrthday cake from the hotel.... More

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Sterling, Virginia, USA
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38 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

This hotel is really outdated despite the efforts to keep it in a working conditions. The staff is exceptional and deserves a five start for their dedication and the quality of the service provided. The location is good too. As for the restaurants, the menu choice is large enough to accommodate all tastes. Only if the amenities can be renovated.... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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19 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

We still enjoy staying at this hotel which, although is getting older by the year, has a certain dated charm about it. All the staff are extremely polite and friendly. The rooms and bathrooms are in a desperate need of modernising (considering its 5 stars). The breakfast buffet is simply glorious. You can have your eggs/omelettes cooked as ordered in... More

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dar es salaam
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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Nice hotel. we were there for a business trip. and it was perfect for what we needed to do. You need to locate your conference hall, or meeting hall prior to the day itself lest you want to spend 10 to 15 minutes Cchoices are wide, and so diverse. Something for everyone. staff are friendly. very friendly. and always available... More

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Marmaris, Turkey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

in my opinion musn t be classified as a 5 Star -Hotel, in the rooms it was almost impossible to use wireless, but breakfast was one of the best one i have ever seen in african countries. a bit of older building has the place, but has a good swimming pool on the other hand.

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Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

I have been here twice now. First time, I had a meeting but was not staying here. I loved the food. Now, I am back and the rooms are old. For a big hotel, it could be better. The bathroom walls in my room are dirty. Haven't been scrubbed in awhile. Then, my biggest problem was the internet. I could... More

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London
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45 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

At the same price, stay at the Radisson Blu. It's one of those things you see when a five-star chain revamps their portfolio and sell off a hotel which no longer fits... in India, in Africa, around the world. The KFP is one such. Now it's mammoth rooms & grounds has a faded jaded feel about it which is just... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013 via mobile

Nice curteous staff, be prepared for shocking prices at the bar... A shot of laphroeg 10, which retails for 24 euro a bottle, was 16,000 funny-money, I could have bought the whole bottle for the price of one drink...stay here, but don't drink here....

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Additional Information about King Fahd Palace

Also Known As:
King Fahd Palace Hotel
King Fahd Palace Hotel Dakar
Le Meridien Hotel Dakar
Dakar Le Meridien
Le Meridien Dakar
Address: Route des Almadies, Dakar NA, Senegal (Formerly Le Meridien President)
Location: Senegal > Dakar Region > Dakar
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Dakar
#6 Luxury Hotel in Dakar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — King Fahd Palace 5*
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