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The Almond Tree Guest House

, Elmina, Ghana
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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
    4 of 5 stars
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Zurich
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3 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We a group of 3 (2f, 1m) and we went there because of the positive reviews on the almond tree in Lonely Planet, we arrived with expectations which proved to be too high. I can just repeat the experience of others: - The breakfast was the same as anywhere else (tea, omelette, toast) any extra cost extra but the prices... More 

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Cesena, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

i have been quite disappointed by this place.i found it on line and i decide to book it for me and my friends, we were 10 people. i found a very bad service, reception not very helpful, everytime we asked for anything (even a simple coke) they couldn't help us. rooms are nothing special even if the sheets were clean... More 

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Juba, South Sudan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013 via mobile

Having read the positive reviews on the almond tree in Lonely Planet and Tripadvisor, we arrived with expectations which proved to be too high. The breakfast was the same as anywhere else (tea, omelette, toast), the tv in the room wasn’t working and there is no sand beach within walking distance (it must be said that getting a hotel which... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

We arrived and were asked to pay the money for the room in advance. Only once they had our money did they reveal that they were still repairing one of the beds. After an hour we carried a bed from another room ourselves. We neednt have bothered since the noise from the carpenters down the hall meant we couldn't sleep... More 

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Lodz, Poland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

This quaiet house a bit out of center but only few minutes walking distance from tha main road (Elmina Accra) lools better from outside than inside. Rather dark interior and pretty much used don't make a good impression. Bathrooms are clean and nice but not always working properly! Breakfast is nice and included in the price.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

We enjoyed our stay at the Almond Tree. We were there for 2 nights in the hottest month of the year (March). The staff was really friendly. The power went out the first night a few times and after it did this they moved us to a new room with more reliable power. Their restaurant wasn't open for dinner during... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

The hotel has 3 levels of accomodation, priced differently. We had the medium one, taht costs 100 cedi (~$50) wich is a rather high price in Ghana. The room was clean, but the furniture seemed old and the entire look of the room was dull. There was no AC or hot water (usually available at this price or lower price... More 

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El Mansura, Egypt
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

We were tight on schadule and couldnt put early reservation, we reached cape cost afternoon and we kept looking in local trip guide most of places were already full, we were passing by Almond tree guest house, and dropped down from the taxi to ask for place, and we found places, we toke 2 rooms! price was really good, the... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Made reservations based on Trip Advisor reviews after not being able to get reservations at places recommended by friends. Wondered a little why I could get a room there and not other places but that all disappeared when we walked in. It truly is a little oasis in the heart of Key West. While close to Duvall St it is... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

...but then, we had a hard time finding good value for money in Ghana -- not sure why. The owners (transplanted Jamaicans) are friendly, and the hallways are decorated with fascinating artifacts and articles about the African diaspora. But the room was unimpressive and dimly lit, no hot water or TV reception, the breakfast uninspired, the location disappointing (far from... More 

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