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Elmina Beach Resort

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1 JJ Rawlings St., Cape Coast 00000, Ghana
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Ranked #5 of 6 hotels in Cape Coast
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I would agree with many of the reviews already posted. The hotel looks impressive at first glance but falls short once you really start to look around. Having a can of Raid left by the bed was not a comforting first impression of the rooms. The main reason I would not stay at this hotel again is that the rooms... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Really, for $170 a night, we felt entirely ripped off. We had actually booked into the wrong hotel. We were meant to have booked ( on recommendations from friends) at the Elmina BAY Resort, not the Elmina BEACH. But hey ho, off we went. The building is really run down. The website says it was built in 1999 and refurbished... More

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Houston, Texas
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

I have stayed here many times over the years and for the area it's one of the best places to stay. At best this is a three star hotel in a place only visited by the adventurous. If you have stayed in West Africa for any period of time you know things just don't work seamlessly. The rooms are musty,... More

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Accra, Ghana
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

The reception on the first night was poor. The ladies at the reception were cold except one gentleman called Alex who was helpful despite all the complaints brought to him. We had to wait for an hour to be checked into a room after travelling all the way from Accra for about three hours. Myself and a colleague had to... More

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Toronto, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Stayed here for two weird nights. The property seems to be massive but it got too creepy to explore it much. They have a pool but you have to pay extra to use it. They have a lovely outdoor bar area and deck but there never seemed anyone to staff it. Rooms were ok but the can of Raid on... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014 via mobile

Good quite place with beach facing rooms. The staff is very courteous . The room was quite spacious and clean. Play area for kids was nice . Overall a nice exp on new year night. The live band was ok , fire cracker show was nice. Breakfast was awesome with varied choices for both veg and non veg.

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Northern New Jersey
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145 reviews 145 reviews
32 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Again, by Ghanaian standards this might be an okay place (perhaps even good quality). By western standards, you will be totally appalled by the rooms, which are run down, sparse and smell of mildew, are barely air conditioned, and by the dilapidated furnishings. The dirty curtains barely provide any privacy and while the location on the beach is nice, the... More

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Takoradi, Western, Ghana
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

Writing lengthy review about this resort won't cut it! Just take a trip there and it would be money well spent. If you love history then you are guaranteed a great history lesson from the hotel organised trip to the slave castles in Elmina and Cape Coast.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Coming from New York City I am used to quality when it comes to hotel accommodation. During my time there I experienced quality that was expressed from all staff members. The Internet access was very strong and the food was superb. Not to mention, the beach front location was very calming. Thank you Elmina Beach Resort!

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

After staying at the horrible accommodations at Yuri Lodge at The University of Ghana, I didn't know what to expect. The Yuri Lodge had a sparse and undecorated restaurant that took forever to cook food. The overworked waiter was nice enough, but 45 minutes for food is simply unacceptable. The rooms left much to be desired in terms of washroom,... More

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Address: 1 JJ Rawlings St., Cape Coast 00000, Ghana
Location: Ghana > Central Region > Cape Coast
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Elmina Beach Resort 3*
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Elmina Beach Hotel Cape Coast
Elmina Beach Resort Ghana/Cape Coast

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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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