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Hotel La Residence

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   159 rue Blaise Diagne, Saint-Louis 46024, Senegal
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Ranked #8 of 13 Hotels in Saint-Louis
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi
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79 reviews 79 reviews
29 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is in the middle of the St. Louis Island, so location is central and great. The old-style colonial decoration, with pictures of the times gone-by and posters and news from those times, makes an inviting atmosphere. The restaurant serves fantastic food and internet was ok. However, there was a black-out in a series of rooms in the only... More

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London/Barcelona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

I loved the stay. Its a very charming atmosphere, colonial style, staff very friendly and right in the city centre. We had to cancel one night at short notice (one day before) and they were very understanding and didnt charge us. The upstairs terrace has really good views.l and the downstairs terraces hosts some good concerts if you are lucky.... More

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on the road
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155 reviews 155 reviews
39 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This hotel is not as old as some, dating only from the 1950's. It's Aeropostale themed decor help give it a pleasant ambiance. Clean rooms, decent breakfast, generally good restaurant, plus live music, often jazz, once or twice a week. WiFi works but is spotty in places.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

I recently stayed at Hotel La Residence for 6 days during New Year's and found it to be a wonderful base from which to explore Saint-Louis. As other reviewers have mentioned, the building itself is an old French administrative building. However, it is kept in an austere, but tip-top condition. My room was simple but very clean and well-maintained. I... More

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Denver, Colorado
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16 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013 via mobile

We only used the restaurant and did not stay at this hotel over night, but we were very happy with the friendly and professional service and the quality if our food. The design of the restaurant is very colonial and you feel transported back in time in a very nice way. There is a court yard setting with nice art... More

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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

My husband and I had 2 nights here and thoroughly enjoyed it. The rooms are quite basic but we had a room off the roof terrace and it was lovely. There was a bit of noise from the neighbouring water pipe but the room was otherwise quiet and private as no-one used the terrace during our stay The highlight of... More

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ponta delgada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

Although lodged in a old french administrative building this hotel has a great personality. The rooms are basic, without frills, but the bar and restaurant are a must. The expresso coffee was great and the restaurant has very nice quality

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albufeira
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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

During my recent round trip to Senegal, I spent one night at this little hotel. The rooms are very basic and so are the bathrooms. Staff were nice. Breakfast was very simple and dinner was acceptable (booked with dinner included).

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monrovia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

In terms of accommodation, this hotel was a little out of our price range, so we ended up staying somewhere else. However, while wandering St. Louis, we were charmed by the great decor and atmosphere of this hotel and decided to try it out for lunch. Lucky us because this turned out to be one of the best meals we... More

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Vienna
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21 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

When we came into our room I was really shocked how simple it is. Very small room, the bed approx. 140 or max. 150 cm wide without springs. It seemed that it was just a board with a thin mattress on it. The bathroom also very simple and very old. Due to this (the lime and cracks) it made the... More

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Address: 159 rue Blaise Diagne, Saint-Louis 46024, Senegal
Location: Senegal > Saint-Louis Region > Saint-Louis
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel La Residence 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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