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Novotel Orisha Cotonou

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Boulevard de la Marina | 08 BP 0929, Cotonou 0, Benin
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Ranked #5 of 15 Hotels in Cotonou
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I along with a group of friends went to Cotonou to escape the hustle and bustle of Lagos for a long weekend. At arrival we were checked in immediately and we were given a wifi username and password that were good for up to three devices! The hotel lobby along with the rooms and the swimming pool area were spotless.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in the heart of the city, this hotel is a good place for business or families with children alike. Its rooms are relatively clean and comfortable, with access to a good Wi-Fi connection. Friendly staff and warm environnement. The restaurant offers a variety of food prepared by a French Chef. Highly recommended.

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52 reviews 52 reviews
29 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a business visit, and stayed at this hotel for the first time. I found it very comfortable, and as the location is less than 10 minutes from the airport it is easy to get to after a long journey. The rooms were spacious, the Internet connection was good and the breakfast sufficient. I will be staying again the... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This is a fine fine hotel and the best part without doubt is the fantastic swimming pool and the area around it. The wifi works more than fine in the room and near the pool and its faster than most other hotels. Only flipside is that the service might be sub standard if you dont speak or understand French. Expected... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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94 reviews 94 reviews
93 hotel reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Let me start out by saying that if I didn't have to be very close to the conference center I would have left this hotel after one night. The service was completely horrible, with front desk staff lazy, incompetent and downright rude. The staff in the restaurant were also filled with attitude and slow to react any inquiries. The carpeting... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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46 reviews 46 reviews
31 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I was rather disappointed in the overall experience at the Novotel Orisha Cotonou. The service was ordinary, the facilities dated and rather dirty, the rooms ordinary - with poor airconditioning, poor TV, poor internet/WiFi, and completely overpriced ($200 per night - for no more than 2 star quality). As a business hotel, connectivity is key - and the Novotel internet... More

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Swakopmund, Namibia
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8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Service was friendly. Rooms were clean and comfortable. Bathrooms clean and beds comfortable. Airconditioning and wifi signal strength in the rooms could do with an upgrade though. Breakfast was reasonable and one can order fresh fried eggs or omelettes from the waiting staff. Nice poolside area.

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Capelle aan den IJssel, The Netherlands
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Novotel Cotonou is the extreme of 2 things; on one hand the rooms are crappy, carpet full of stains, paint coming off left and right; on the other hand the warm approach by the staff keeps me bringing back here. Service in Africa is hard to find, but here there is always a smile. Never quick service but still. This... More

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Lome, Togo
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

There were some cockroaches, the airco was poor in the rooms, all the furnishings were tired. The staff was on the other hand, very friendly. Reasonable breakast buffet. For 114,000 cfa, b&b, about 20% too expensive.

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Moscow, Russia
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158 reviews 158 reviews
37 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Quick service for check in past midnight, airport pick up & drop off free of charge (even late flights) Clean & modern room. Friendly cleaning staff. The site (hotel compound) is beautiful, had a pool, garden, parking (free) and is shared with another Accor hotel (Ibis). There is a gate and security guards 24/7 to avoid unwanted characters. Significant setback... More

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Address: Boulevard de la Marina | 08 BP 0929, Cotonou 0, Benin
Location: Benin > Littoral Department > Cotonou
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Novotel Orisha Cotonou 3*
Number of rooms: 110
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