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Hotel Awale Plage

BP 29, Grand Popo, Benin
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Barcelona, Spain
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76 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the first time I have ever rated a property as terrible but our stay was most unfortunate.First of all we were offered a very small, dark and unpleasant room.We refused to accept it and were then given a much nicer room. After going out for a river boat trip we returned to the hotel and were unable to... More 

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Bonjour, Nous sommes désolée pour ce désagrément , néanmoins la loi hôtelière nous amène à faire des gestes commerciaux vis... More 

Cotonou, Benin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

Lovely bright rooms. The menu is quite good but unfortunately the portions are so very small that I had to go out and eat again. My recommendation is stay at Awale and eat at the Auberge de Grand Popo.

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44 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

great place to relax after 2 weeks of African roads and city hotels. lovely grounds and good rooms,but issues with A/C meant we were moved twice in 2 days good pool and nice to walk on the beach(not swimmable) and watch fishermen who live very close.ggod food but very slow service.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Beautiful grounds and facilities. The pool was great and clean. It was lovely to hear the sound of the waves. Also the pool man was incredibly helpful and also helps find you coconuts to drink and eat for 300CFAs - best coconut i've had in a while. Cons - for the amount of money and staying at a beach resort... More 

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Marshfield, S Glos
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014 via mobile

After a fortnight exploring Togo & Benin in much worse hotels the Awale Plage was a much welcomed relief. Rooms equipped closer to European Standards with good AC and well presented. Comfortable and with a nice swimming pool. The restaurant was great with really good food but on the second night we had to wait 90 minutes and get a... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

We stay 2 nights at the Awale Plage resort on a recent tour in Benin. It has beautifully landscaped grounds and a beautiful, immaculately clean pool. Right on the beach, but the heavy surf and steeply sloped beach make it too dangerous to swim at. We had a nice bungalow, very clean, comfortable beds, and very quiet. No TV in... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

This is a remote site and pretty much cut off from the world. No TV in rooms. That said, the locals are living as they have for the past few hundred years and it is interesting to watch. The Gulf of Guinea is right at the beach. Grounds are well kept and the food pretty good. They are still running... More 

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Guangzhou, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

I'll preface this: We must have gone on one of the busiest nights of the year, the night before Easter. However: They had my reservation wrong (I'd asked for a regular bungalow, they had me down for a twice-as-expensive "luxury" bungalow). They lost our friend's reservation. When I asked if they could put an extra bed or mattress in our... More 

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Karlsruhe, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

We spent four nights in the Awale Plage and had a really relaxing time. We stayed in a standard bungalow, which was big enough for us. The rooms were clean, although we weren’t able to recognize that somebody clean our rooms during our stay. We could recognize that the owner take care of the hotel area because the staff clean... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

Came here for a couple of days of recreation from a Niger job. It's a small beach resort that also organises meetings and conferences. Other than that, there is really nothing much to do: there is no real town or village, no markets, no watersports, no events, no things to see - just you and your family and friends/colleagues and... More 

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