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Ker Jahkarlo

Cite Djilly Mbaye, 302 - Yoff - Dakar, Dakar, Senegal
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Basel, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

I asked to be picked up at the airport by a driver (you do want to bepicked up at 2am!!) and that worked very well. I only stayed a short night. Room was extermly clean, breakfast simple but enough and good. Fabio goes out of his way to help you with all sort of informations ans services.

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I stayed in Ker Jahkarlo for 3 nights in October 2014. I was received at the airport as requested by the family who own the place. Fabio (the owner) was really superb, offering useful help and advice about the city of Dakar. The accommodation itself was lovely. Set in a quieter suburb of the city, but the beach is 5... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Ker Jahkarlo was the perfect place to stay for what I was looking for. It was very clean, the beds were comfortable and sleeping was very easy at night, there was free Wifi (the fastest I have seen during 12 months of travel around Africa), a fully-outfitted kitchen available for use, a cozy back patio, a breezy rooftop terrace (where... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

the place is very close to the very live main street, but the area is very bite at night, no noise will disturb you. the place is lovely and clean, the family who own the place is friendly, lovevly and loveble. i love it!!! highly raccomended

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

I stayed at Ker Jahkarlo for 3 nights total and used this hostel as a beacon for going to a rural village in the Thies region for two weeks to meet some international cooperation interns. I contacted Fabio from Canada a couple of days before coming - I arrived at 2 a.m., got a sim card and had the taxi... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Not many properties cater to the backpacker in Dakar but I would wager that is one of the best. Fabio and his family run a tight ship, keeping things really clean and uber friendly. Located just east of the airport, right by the beach, about a 45 minute bus ride away from downtown but more than enough to do around... More 

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

If you're coming to Senegal not to isolate yourself in a resort, but want to meet people and discover local culture, that's the place to be! Placed in a lively neighborhood of Dakar, really close to the seaside, you will enjoy the friendliness of Senegalese people along with Fabio's competence to introduce you to the best things to do in... More 

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