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Hotel Olympic Palace

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Brazzaville BP 1050, Republic of the Congo
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Hotel Olympic Palace
Ranked #2 of 7 hotels in Brazzaville
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Prestwick, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Spent two nights here. Bedroom was excellent, well appointed comfortable. Had a formal meal and dinner in the restaurant. Food was very good. The buffet was good with high quality food. Ate by myself the following night. Had pasta food good. The waiter however was a bit surly unlike the rest of the staff I came across. Breakfast buffet was... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Owing to previous reviews from 2011 I was a little apprehensive at being booked into this hotel. Well as an up to date review I found this hotel to be very welcoming and clean. No sign of previously mentioned issues, the bathrooms have recently been upgraded and they do now have a gym. The staff were very welcoming and the... More

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Geneva
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

I stayed at this hotel twice (2009 and 2011). The hotel has nice premises (for Congo) and venues are celebrated every single day during my 2 weeks stay (it is a gold mine for its owners). For food, they now have an overpriced (but good) lebanese restaurant. Swimming pool is ok (and only way to do exercise). Now the bad... More

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San Jose, CA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
21 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

The Olympic Palace Hotel is marked as the best hotel in the town and offers free wifi but does not have a fitness center :( The breakfast buffet is pretty minimal and so is recommended to carry your own snacks. Running outside the hotel even for 1.2 miles made me feel very dry so pretty much resort to plyometrics and... More

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paris
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2010

unfortunately the management of the hotel thinks that ithas more value in organising marriages, concerts which prevent the guests to go to sleep before 4 am in the morning. Further the management does not seem to see it as a nuisance, not giving any reduction or notice in advance. Further the hotel solely accepts american express for payment, not warning... More

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milan
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2010

This hotel is big for nothing and not maintained. The walls have chipped paint and the floor have huge cracks in them, the lobby has this real bad odor, dont know how people live with that. If you are looking for decent accomodation in brazza; check out the villa lys. Its real nice there and very clean. Also check out... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2010

I stayed in Olympic Palace Hotel for 2 nights and my stay there exceeded my expectation for Brazzaville. The room was clean and the air-conditioning cold, which makes all the difference. The pool looked very inviting but too bad I did not get to enjoy it. There was always a security guard stationed outside my room in the corridor. Checking... More

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Montreal, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
39 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2009

I stayed for 5 days at the Olympic Palace in May 2009. It was much better than my previous stay in Brazzaville at the Meridien in 2007 (now Laico Maya Maya and closed until July 09 for much needed renovation work). On the plus side, the hotel has an accommodating front desk staff which upgraded me to a much larger... More

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Lisbon
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2008

We had searched for somewhere to stay in Brazzaville before arrival, and seen only bad reviews of the city's other "5-star" hotel, the Laica Maica, and so had braced ourselves for the worst. With a 2-year old in tow, a couple of painful weeks in Brazzaville (for work reasons) in bad or limited accommodation was transformed into an enjoyable and... More

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Address: Brazzaville BP 1050, Republic of the Congo
Location: Republic of the Congo > Brazzaville

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