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Hotel Awale Plage

BP 29, Grand Popo, Benin
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Hotel Awale Plage
Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Grand Popo
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Marshfield, S Glos
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
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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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Lome, Togo
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45 reviews 45 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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Cotonou, Benin
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013 via mobile

Entering the garden of this hotel immediately makes you feel good. The personnel you meet also makes you feel welcome. The rooms are ok as long as you don't sleep in them with four persons, because the lofts are to hot since the airconditioning doesn't reach that part of the room. There is really good food and the pool is... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
35 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

This is a typical beach resort hotel with semi-detached bungalows in quite a nice setting with trees..The room design is very bad if you are sharing, because it is two storey and the air conditioning is freezing downstairs while the heat remains stifling upstairs. The beach looks attractive, but it is dangerous to swim. Service was very slow and not... More

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nigeria
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

Hi my name is SHINE, well myself and my friends we booked awala plage from nigeria we were four in number and oh boy i had a swell time for one whole week. I loved waking up with the fisher men whistle,be ause then i know they are at the beach drawing up thier net to see the nights catch,i... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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19 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

Really great place to stay, if we had more time we may have better appreciated the beach location. But coming from No. Benin it was just nice. The food, bar and reception was great. Really a great place to stay. We had a family suite, with loft, it was comfortable.

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Address: BP 29, Grand Popo, Benin
Location: Benin > Mono Department > Grand Popo
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Ranked #1 of 2 hotels in Grand Popo
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