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“Business-style Motel” 3 of 5 stars
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Onomo Dakar airport
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Route de l'Aeroport, Dakar BP 38233, Senegal   |  
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Ranked #12 of 41 Hotels in Dakar
Nairobi
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Business-style Motel”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Stayed here for three nights at the end of May while attending a conference at another venue in the city. The rooms are tiny but clean and neat. Showers have a uniquely "open plan" style that I haven't seen anywhere else before. Food in the restaurant is good though the menu is rather limited. Accessibility to the airport is probably the motel's biggest positive.
Would stay here again for business but definitely not for leisure.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Nairobi, Kenya
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

I was in Dakar for a short 3 day business trip. Onomo was recommended for its convenience in location and excellent service. On these two fronts it was not disappointing. Although it is worth noting that it is not the most easily accessible hotel by car. This may be because there was some road construction going on during my visit.

Anyhow, the rooms are compact and very detail oriented. The design is moder and green; with a fairly minimalist touch to it. For the price however, you wouldn't get such a quality room in Dakar. The balconies are nice; overlooking the garden atrium area and the food is quite nice and fairly priced; as are the drinks.

Overall, very clean, excellent service, and well priced. Conceptually and artistically, Onomo is a very interesting idea that was executed quite excellently. Would definitely stay here again.

Room Tip: Rooms upstairs are quieter as the downstairs balconies overlook the courtyard area where people may...
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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conakry
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

Stayed here for two nights. Is a bit like an Ikea mini showroom, but is clean and comfortable. Convenient for airport, but not much else in the immediate area. Would use again, but only for business. Is not a holiday hotel. Note there is no pool.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Miami Beach, Florida
Top Contributor
158 reviews 158 reviews
30 hotel reviews
Reviews in 71 cities Reviews in 71 cities
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013 via mobile

Went to Dakar for a business trip. The local hosts recommended to stay at the Onomo as it is outside of the city, very well connected tobthe roads. The rooms are very simple and clean. The great surprise for me were the breads in the breakfast, the frenchinfluence left vast talent for bread and pastries in Senegal. fresh fish is very good too. It has free WiFi and it works quite well allover the hotel

Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
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Pretoria, South Africa
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20 hotel reviews
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

After entering through a compact but function lobby and been checked in resonably efficiently it sort of went down hill when I had to walk down a poorly light passage which ahd all the ambience of a prison. My "cell" while small was clean and had all the necessities. Opening the curtains onto the nice courtyard garden improved the ambience considerably. Was only there one night so only slept in the hotel so can't comment on the service.
Put simply this is a great hotel if you are in transit (it is very close to the airport and has shuttle), are in Dakar for business preferably at the airport end of town. It is NOT a place to stay on holiday. It is very good value for money for Dakar

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Moscow, Russia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

I spent there five nights. Part of a Russian delegation, we were very pleased to discover a clean room, a good service, a nice product. What was a nice surprise, even a manager speaking some Russian! Hope we will stay at same place in our next trip to Dakar.

Would be a good idea to develop the network. To be recommended.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

This is a low budget hotel near Dakar International Airport - Stayed at the Onomo Dakar from 10th – 13th of October 2012 and am impressed with the quality of food /service with the exception of morning breakfast.The staff at the reception/restaurant are worth praise and always ready to assist you in any respect. The rooms are a bit small but with all the amenities for a comfortable stay. WiFi worked round the clock except for a technical fault that occurred for a few hours but was compensated by a complimentary drink of your choice. I carried some Euros to settle my hotel bills since US Dollars are not accepted.I shall definitely stay at Onomo Dakar Airport during my future visits.

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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Onomo Dakar airport

Address: Route de l'Aeroport, Dakar BP 38233, Senegal
Location: Senegal > Dakar Region > Dakar
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#8 Business Hotel in Dakar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Onomo Dakar airport 3.5*
Number of rooms: 108
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Dakar Airport Onomo ushers in a new concept. Immersed in the African spirit, it is open to the world and the times. 108 bright and confortable rooms. ... more   less 
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