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New Delhi, India
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114 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I just couldn't believe the prices at this hotel. I have paid lesser in a Tier-1 European city for a high starred hotel. But then, this is Cameroon for you. Inexplicably, everything is uniformly very expensive!!! Fairly large rooms, with excellent comfort levels. The corridors though are seedy and have a dank smell. The over-the-top carpeting in deep maroon along... More 

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Shanghai, China
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

It was a great experince to stay at Akwa Palace . Very friendly staff , good location . Thay have a very good pool area and gym . Rooms with plenty of space . Security staff everywhere . The Hotel Manager helped me last day to solve a logistic problem . I will stay at Akwa next time I have... More 

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Eric L, Directeur général at Hotel Akwa Palace, responded to this review

We were very sensitive to your comment. The whole team of the AKWA PALACE joins me in thanking you. Know that we do our best to satisfy our customers. Best regards More 

Pembroke, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
74 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

This is a very good hotel for a longer stay or business trip where you want and need very good all round facilities. But be prepared to pay European prices for the experience. First class gymnasium and 25 metre pool on site and free to use throughout stay. i made full use of these facilities and they were excellent. There... More 

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Cher client, Nous vous remercions pour vos chaleureux commentaires. Cordialement More 

Somma Lombardo, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

Is the best place in town, although you have to realize is a little bit dangerous as the place.Is on the Main Street In Town, a lot of traffic, 50 m on the left you can chance money in local coin, but always be escorted.As a woman is dangerous, and this is not a joke! The hotel is warm.It has... More 

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Eric L, Directeur général at Hotel Akwa Palace, responded to this review
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Cher client, Sachez que nous sommes très sensible à la sécurité et que les contrôles qui sont fait à l'AKWA... More 

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New York City, New York
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64 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

Ok hotel for business. They have a very nice pool area, with good drinks, and the food is ok. It's well located, on a busy street in the city, near restaurants and the main commercial areas. As the rest of the city, the area is not safe for walking around at night.

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Eric L, Directeur général at Hotel Akwa Palace, responded to this review
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Cher client, Sachez que nous sommes très sensible à la sécurité et que les contrôles qui sont fait à l'AKWA... More 

Torre Boldone
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63 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Stayed for a week. Room on 7th floor overlooking the pool area. Staff have become more attentive and friendly since my last visit. Room and bathroom were clean and spacious. Areas for improvement lie in the restaurant menu and the internet connection. The menu is limited and never changes, ever. The food is not great and the Italian dishes are... More 

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Denmark
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

The hotel is greatly suited in terms of location for me. But yet again a somewhat disappointing service. The front desk staff is lacking the intuitive service gene! They are often slow and uninformative. I tried room service for the first time. Not a success. I got half my meal. When I called for the second half, they first didn... More 

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Eric L, Directeur général at Hotel Akwa Palace, responded to this review
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Cher client, Nous sommes très sensible aux commentaires que vous faites à la suite de votre passage dans notre établissement.... More 

Kochi (Cochin), India
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77 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016

Stayed at Akwa Palace, Douala, Cameroon in Nov 2015. Good, clean and neat hotel. Wi-Fi was bit inconsistent, but overall the stay was comfortable. Good behavior from the staff. The property is very beautiful with nice garden, open air restaurant, and excellent swimming pool. Akwa Palace is the recommended hotel for Ethiopian Airlines and Kenyan Airways crew at Douala.

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Cher client, Nous sommes très sensible aux commentaires que vous faites à la suite de votre passage dans notre établissement.... More 

Douala, Cameroon
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

I moved to DOUALA 9 months ago and my company choose AKWA Palace for my staying. It became longer than I had planned and finally |I lived there for 6 months. After many Up and Downs on service, last but not least. On my final day. Check out after so many months and huge monthy bill, I checked out too... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016 via mobile

This hotel was just alright for a business trip but I will not be staying here again if I can help it. The rooms were not nice nor were the beds comfortable. We were in the then refurbished part of the hotel (this was in 2014). I imagine there have been some improvements but still. The entertainment and pool area... More 

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Cher client, Nous sommes très sensible aux commentaires que vous faites à la suite de votre passage dans notre établissement.... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ideally located in the heart of Douala, the Akwa Palace Hotel combines the charm of the colonial tradition with the most modern comfort within a refined and warm atmosphere. The Akwa Palace Hotel is close to the vibrant cultural and tourist centers and is situated in the middle business district of Douala, the economic capital of Cameroon. The Akwa Palace is made of 2 buildings, the Akwa 1, 3*** and the Akwa 2, 4**** Deluxe. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Akwa Palace

Address: Boulevard de la Liberte 920, Douala 4007, Cameroon
Location: Cameroon > Littoral Region > Douala
Price Range: $135 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Akwa Palace 4*
Number of rooms: 184
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