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Hotel Ilomba

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Quartier Bwambe - BP 305, Kribi, Cameroon
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Hotel Ilomba
Ranked #1 of 6 hotels in Kribi
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

The second time I've stayed at the Hotel Ilomba. Currently not very well signposted due to works to establish the new deep port in Kribi, but the advantage being that the road between Kribi and Ilomba is better than ever (by local standards!). On arrival it was apparent that the beach front has eroded significantly from last year. A very... More

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M16
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Fabulous by local standards and great by western standard! It's a get away, further out of town so don't expect TV, internet and the like. But do expect a beautiful, relaxed setting, tasty food and good service.

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Yaounde, Cameroon
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78 reviews 78 reviews
32 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Ilomba was warmly recommended to me but I was sorely disappointed. The hotel provides fairly spartan rooms with no tv's nor internet. The rooms have two basic chairs but not other furniture, nor is breakfast included. However Ilomba charged 40,000 Francs for such rooms, well above hotels like Framotel that do provide adequate services. When I confronted staff about what... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

My adult son and I arrived at the hotel unexpectedly seeking a room We were given a warm and generous welcome Fantastic site near the Lobe Falls and a genuinely idyllic beach Calm well equipped room at good value rates Air con , water and electricity all worked... Which we didn't take for granted after previous few days Good local... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

The location of this Hotel is definitely worth the visit at least for 1 day. It's on the Kribi beach, from where you can walk to the Lobe waterfalls. The hotel restaurant (Terrasse) has great food at reasonable prices.

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leicester
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Our family spent a couple of days at the Hotel Ilomba in december 2013 and we were pleasantly surprised. we stayed in one of the family suites which had 2 bedrooma and a lounge. The accommodation was good, the location was excellent and the food was enjoyable. The staff were welcoming. It is probably expensive for a lot of the... More

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Athens, Greece
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123 reviews 123 reviews
56 hotel reviews
241 helpful votes 241 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

As overlanders we didn't book the rooms in advance, as it turned out to be fully booked, but the owner was really nice and let us stay there with our on-top-car-tents. We enjoyed our time there very much. Peace and quiet, perfect place to relax. Top notch restaurant. The best choice was gnocchi with fresh tomato sauce and basil. One... More

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Middle East
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

Stayed at Ilomba twice, first time in cheaper stand-alone rooms and second in on of the Appartments. Staff are very attentive and for Cameroon it is one of the best places to stay we have found. A pool would be great as the sea can be a bit uninviting at times if there is an onshore wind. Generally clean and... More

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Yaounde, Cameroon
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

I went to Kribi for the weekend, total of 3 nights. Each night stayed in different hotels. This was the best out of the 3. Clean accomodation. Nice relaxing beach. Restaurant was of good standard. The owner was very welcoming and friendly. It is out of town a little, but worth the stay.

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San Francisco, CA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

My mother and I stayed at the Ilomba in November 2012. We had a perfect experience and highly recommend the hotel. The owner is lovely, the grounds are well kept, the food is great and the beach is beautiful. We had been traveling overland from Cameroon to CAR and back and spent the last 4 days of our trip at... More

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Address: Quartier Bwambe - BP 305, Kribi, Cameroon
Location: Cameroon > South Region > Kribi
Also Known As:
Ilomba Hotel Kribi

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