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Oriental Hotel

Ali Matan Mosque Road, Hargeysa, Somalia
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Stayed 2 nights in single room 106 and the first night in single room 105 - all at $15 USD a night. Very centrally located and a nice sitting / dining area to relax in on the ground floor (which was also relatively cool). WIFI had its moments but gets a pass mark overall. Had the vegetable noodles for dinner... More 

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Karatu, Tanzania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Don't expect fast service here, but that seems like part of the Somaliland experience. The free breakfast is really good, and huge. The rooms all have fans, and have a good view of the used goods and money-changers on the street. The beds are comfortable enough, the bathrooms were very nice. Also the free wifi was a plus! The owner... More 

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Timbuktu, Mali
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69 reviews
63 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We picked this hotel based on the Lonely Planet review but had a series of problems with the hotel. First, we were told there was no shuttle service. When we got to the airport, the taxi driver monopoly wanted to charge us $20 for the 10 minute ride to the hotel!! (Keep in mind, that's a few days salary for... More 

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45 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

a very central location...roll out of the hotel and you are in the mix of things. dozens of money changers are across the street. this is an old-world hotel, that has never been updated since. the room was tidy and clean. but nothing special. there is a central covered courtyard to relax, drink coffee, and eat. decent wifi and free... More 

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Oslo, Oslo, Norway
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12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013 via mobile

Was once the meeting place for the wealthy and politician in the town though has lost that position to ambassador and maansoor. The positive thing is tje central position and prices.Near you you will find everything fron restaurants to supermarkets.Cars to berbera depart from a place near the hotel. While there try to go to the many sarounding restaurants offering... More 

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Bristol
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68 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

The manager Abdi was very helpfull except for trying to organise unnecesarily expensive trips to las geel for me. They wanted twice the amount that i ended up paying. The food in the nice courtyard restaurant was not good either. I guess they cant cook western food very well. The orange juice however was delicious. I ended up spending the... More 

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

The hotel is in the centre of Hargeysa, which is good for those who want to have a feel of the city and really take in as much as possible. It's also very reasonably priced (I paid 15 dollars per night). However, you should be really patient some times and ready to 'go with their flow', if you want to... More 

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