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Sierra Lighthouse Hotel

5 Man of War Bay, Aberdeen Village, Freetown, Sierra Leone
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

The rooms are nice and clean. There's a great view from the balcony in the room overlooking the water. Good food from the restaurant, which also has a beautiful view. Great value for money. Checking out was a little slow though and I had a few problems paying by credit card

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Perth, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Lighthouses, Men o' War, Aiberrdeen!! sounds an exotic combination?? Well, the sunsets are spectacular, the local fishing boats racing out to sea...sounds an idyll? Well, like so much in Sierra Leone, its side by side with a very unprivileged way of life; which you've got to learn to live with. Not that its really luxurious, just a 1970's Travelodge in... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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91 reviews 91 reviews
42 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

On a business trip, I was booked here for just on a week. The first night I had to share with a colleague because they had accidentally overbooked. The second night they had moved me to a better room, but the TV was not receiving signal. This was eventually fixed on the 5th day after a complete rewiring exercise so... More

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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014 via mobile

The hotel is right on 'Man 'o war bay' with fishing boats back and forth and every room has a balcony so it's actually quite romantic! Service is generally good, although the management sometimes forget to look after the guests! Food is great! Fresh fish and Lebanese dishes.

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Brisbane, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

Regrettably the previous three comments are much in line with the current situation in the Hotel. Staff do not seem to be able to concentrate on their duties, they forget what you ask, get things wrong, do not respond, and need reminding - leading to a very poor service in relation to the room rate. The management are well aware... More

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Gouda, The Netherlands
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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Via VSL booking we paid USD 180 per night in October 2013. In April 2013 it was 150. However the place is not even worth USD 80. They should be ashamed of themselves to ask these prices and offer such terrible services. Also the restaurant has low quality. Avoid this hotel!

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Osaka, Japan
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Stayed many times in the last five years. Every time I come back to this hotel, I find that the prices go up, but the services become worse and worse. The internet seldom works, the staff is not very efficient, I saw a rat in my room...I don't understand how come they can charge 150 US dollars a night for... More

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Mauritius
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181 reviews 181 reviews
65 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Stayed here twice in 2013 and a few times over the years. The hotel needs a shake up. The rooms are clean and you can get a breakfast. The down side where my hotel door had warped and you could cannot lock it, the internet does not work in the rooms but only in the restaurant and, AC works on... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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58 reviews 58 reviews
20 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

A week in Freetown on business brings its own special set of challenges and finding a suitable hotel is one of them. Overall, though, this place was perfectly adequate. Although there is little to rave about here, the room was clean and the bed comfortable. The shower was hot and water pressure good. The air conditioning worked well and was... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
40 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Chances are if you are in SL you are not on honeymoon but probably some kind of contractor or in to mining etc so you know the score in SL. In comparison this place is a palace and I doubt I would choose to stay anywhere else in Freetown unless I get a personal recommendation. The rooms are clean and... More

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Address: 5 Man of War Bay, Aberdeen Village, Freetown, Sierra Leone
Location: Sierra Leone > Western Area > Freetown

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