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Casa Mara Dakar

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4394 Sicap Amitie 3 Ville Dakar Liberte, Dakar BP: 47114 Senegal
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#4 of 146 B&Bs / Inns in Dakar
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Casa Mara Dakar is an excellent choice for travelers visiting Dakar, offering a family-friendly environment alongside many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay.

Close to some of Dakar's most popular landmarks, such as Marche HLM (1.4 mi) and Mosque of the Divinity (1.9 mi), Casa Mara Dakar is a great destination for tourists.

Casa Mara Dakar offers guests an array of room amenities including air conditioning, and getting online is possible, as free wifi is available.

The small hotel offers a 24 hour front desk, room service, and outdoor furniture, to make your visit even more pleasant. The property also features a pool and a lounge. Guests arriving by vehicle have access to street parking.

While in Dakar, you may want to check out some of the restaurants that are a short walk away from Casa Mara Dakar, including Simone Cafe (0.6 mi), New Africa (1.1 mi), and Les Jardin Thailandais (0.8 mi).

Best of all, Casa Mara Dakar makes it easy to experience some great Dakar attractions like Presidential Palace, which is a popular government building.

Enjoy your stay in Dakar!

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Property amenities
Street parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Bar / lounge
Billiards
Fishing
Babysitting
Children's television networks
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Wine / champagne
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Meeting rooms
BBQ facilities
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
24-hour front desk
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Air conditioning
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Charming
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Portuguese

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Grade: 38 out of 100
17Restaurantswithin 0.75 miles
1Attractionwithin 0.75 miles
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Gaminechick wrote a review Dec 2019
Paris, France36 contributions54 helpful votes
We were in Dakar on a work trip and someone else had booked our accommodation. On the plus side, it does have a lovely courtyard, cute rooftop restaurant and a small swimming pool. For those on holiday and wanting to steer clear of sterile Western-style hotels, this small hotel is fine. But the service is sadly lacking and some of the rooms are substandard. On my first night, I found my toilet did not work at all and asked the next day, if it could be immediately fixed or could I exchange rooms. The response was a sullen shrug. (Hey, was just asking for a functioning toilet.) It took two trips to the front desk before I was given another room. The level of cleanliness leaves a lot to be desired. One of my colleagues had a cockroach infestation and again met with the same response and eventually handed a bottle of insect spray. All of our group have travelled extensively and are aware that standards differ but I think it’s fair to say functioning bathrooms and ensuring cleanliness is a pretty basic request for the level of accommodation this hotel purports to offer.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Traveled on business
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Mari wrote a review Aug 2019
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We arrived at the hotel after a rough day with many misgivings. We had made the reservation online and paid only an hour beforehand and the staff could not find it in their system, but they told us not to worry and gave us the room with a promise to look again in the morning. We spent the night and had dinner at their small garden restaurant. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful and the atmosphere was cosy and relaxed. The room was clean, nicely decorated and comfortable. The garden and pool simply lovely.
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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ciararivera wrote a review Apr 2019
Isla Verde, Puerto Rico632 contributions128 helpful votes
They have a very lovely rooftop restaurant. The selection hasn’t changed for me since it opened. So I don’t go often. But the few items they have area lovely. There is a great gin and tonic menu. However the few times I have been, they didn’t have the actual brand of gin advertised. I still think the Spanish restaurant in Ngor, el Toro has better quality selections, but this place is nice if you are in the mermoz, sacre Coeur, sicap baobab/amitie area.
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Date of stay: February 2019
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lauracparker wrote a review Mar 2019
Dar Es Salaam Region, Tanzania5 contributions1 helpful vote
Cute hotel, artsy rooms. The manager Mr. Sidaty shouted at me loudly in front of guests amd diners, saying I was trying to trick him and that he would frogmarch me to the ATM to pay for my stay since he clearly had no idea how to deal with pre-paid expedia bookings ('and the accountant who deals with that doesn't work Sundays'). If that wasn't enough he threatened to block me from leavimg for the airport the next mornimg unless I went to the atm with him right there and then. I reconfirmed twice with him that a breakfast package would be ready to grab and go for my 6am departure... there was nothing ready. Will avoid in future.
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Date of stay: March 2019Trip type: Traveled solo
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macoumba n wrote a review Oct 2018
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we like to come here for lunch, dinner or just for a drink ! The host is very nice and makes you feel comfortable The food is tasty, the drinks are diverse compared to what you find in Dakar and being a Gin lover , Im in paradise with all the cocktails.
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Date of stay: October 2018
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PRICE RANGE
$74 - $97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
SenegalDakar RegionDakar
NUMBER OF ROOMS
20
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Frequently Asked Questions about Casa Mara Dakar
Which popular attractions are close to Casa Mara Dakar?
Nearby attractions include Casino Terrou-Bi (0.7 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Casa Mara Dakar?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Casa Mara Dakar?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Casa Mara Dakar?
Yes, street parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Casa Mara Dakar?
Conveniently located restaurants include le Colorado, Simone Cafe, and L'endroit.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Casa Mara Dakar?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Casa Mara Dakar located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.9 miles away from the center of Dakar.
Are pets allowed at Casa Mara Dakar?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Casa Mara Dakar?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, and Portuguese.
Are there any historical sites close to Casa Mara Dakar?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Dakar Railway Station (2.9 miles).