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    Hotel du Lac

    Rue Bel Air, Cotonou 01 BP 184, Benin
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    Overview
    • Excellent20%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
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    1 - 5 of 54 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Go here mainly for the location with excellent views on the lake, the bridge and the seaside. The service is quick and attentive, nothing special, but above average compared to other places in Benin. The food list is standard kitchen. Do not expect exquisite cuisine....More

    Thank JohnLindhout
    Reviewed April 28, 2017

    After a disasterous start of my stayng in Cotonou (hotel du Port), I finally managed to get available accomodation at the Hotel du Lac, and never regretted it. The staff is very friendly and makes you feel more than a simple customer. My room (I...More

    Thank Zanatani
    Reviewed April 10, 2017

    I had not been to Cotonou for 20 years and really did not know what to expect - the country has made great progress, and this hotel has clearly benefited from both business and tourism. The pool, in particular, is big enough for high diving...More

    Thank John C
    Reviewed February 23, 2017 via mobile

    Nicely maintained hotel... with ongoing maintenance work. Few breakfast options but a great view of the shanty beaches across the lagoon! Staff are friendly, some rooms are rather small, while others are spacious but not properly arranged. The gym is ok and the pool is...More

    Thank Sandra N
    Reviewed February 16, 2017

    Staff is very friendly and accommodating. Dinner is served on the terrace and is a nice place to hang out and bring your laptop. Hotel provides free internet and is available on the terrace. Located in the city and close to government offices. Has an...More

    Thank Cheri B
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
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    • Room Service
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Pool
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    • Hot Tub
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    • Price range
    • $79 - $87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #1 Best Value Hotel in Cotonou
    • #2 On the Beach Hotel in Cotonou
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 69
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    • Littoral Department >
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    Room Tips
    "Rooms facing the lagoon are very quiet."
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    "Chose a room on floors 2 - 4."
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    "Corner room at the 4th floor gets you natural cooling (windows ca be opened), for some reasons no mosquitoes."
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    "don't stay in the rooms that are downstairs almost at water level (damp, smelly)"
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