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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 #18 of 39 hotels in Dakar
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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70 reviews 70 reviews
55 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good option for the business traveler, but don’t expect a lot. Kind of musty; the air conditioning did not work quite right. Also the furnishings were a bit frayed, but it was close to the airport and had a good breakfast, so it was fine.

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Treviso, Italy
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice swimming pool, and there is also a small beach dedicate to the hotel customer, but not well keeped. the restaurant is nothing special ,there is also a bar, the rooms are not that bad but honestly for the price I payed there are better hotel in town.

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Tehran, Iran
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although it is located a bit far from city center but as its service is very good I can say that it is one of the very good hotels which I have stayed. Its price is acceptable ( I had special reservation) and paid 200$ each night including breakfast

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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for 8 nights for a conference. I insisted for an ocean view room but was not given one. They also made me wait about 2 hours for my room (even though I arrived at 5pm, well after check in time) and I heard they made many many people who were at my conference wait for that long... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Did a business trip to Dakar and stayed at this fine hotel. The front desk staff very helpful and service orientated. The complimentary Airport Shuttle a pleasant experience with smiling drivers. Breakfast excellent and the hotel beach restaurant and pool bar located with beautiful views of the ocean. The pool area equal to, or even better than anything I've seen... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great hotel, clean, comfortable beds. A few nicks in the tub but, not a big deal. Breakfast was wonderful. Most of the staff speak both French and English although, most of the tv stations are in French. Was stranded on a flight and Delta put us up at this hotel overnight, was SO happy as it took almost a day... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Extremely overpriced hotel. Avoid. Service is of very low quality. Food is mediocre. Room smelled badly, A/C in room was not working properly, and make terrible noise. A/C did not function in all parts of the hotel. Behind TVs and cabinets lots of dirt. Internet connection is close to useless. Try not to leave anything in your room because staff... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I cant express how much i enjoyed my 2 day stay in dakar!! D hotel has beautiful rooms, great food and excellent staff .. Very professional n caring. I left my silver jewelry in d room n realized it days later wen i landed back in dubai.... Was so worried.. Called d hotel staff to inform dem how d jewelry... More

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New York City, New York
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

By standards in Dakar, the King Fahd is a nice hotel. The staff could use better training for service as quite a few employees are rude, slow and not helpful. The rooms are clean and stay nice and cool with air conditioners that work well. Breakfast is wonderful, but expensive for what it is. The property seemed secure and while... More

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Buffalo, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The reviews for this hotel were all of the place so I wasn't sure what to expect. The shuttle to and from the airport is efficient and a nice welcome to the hotel. The lobby is impressive so it was all good so far. My room was large and pleasant with all the amenities I needed. The rooms are getting... More

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Address: Route des Almadies, Dakar NA, Senegal (Formerly Le Meridien President)
Location: Senegal > Dakar Region > Dakar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — King Fahd Palace 5*
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Also Known As:
King Fahd Palace Hotel Dakar
Le Meridien Hotel Dakar
Dakar Le Meridien
Le Meridien Dakar

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