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Freetown is still struggling

Prices in decent restaurants are high, road are getting better but still in bad shape, internet is... read more

Reviewed May 1, 2018
Grasshopper1976
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Belgrade, Serbia
Traditional Wedding

It was a good experience. It was the same but yet different from my home ( Liberia). Beautiful... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2017
Josephine Glend... B
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1 May 2018
“Freetown is still struggling”
11 Aug 2017
“Traditional Wedding”
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Reviewed May 1, 2018

Prices in decent restaurants are high, road are getting better but still in bad shape, internet is poor, ferry toto and from the airport is scary endeavor

Thank Grasshopper1976
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

It was a good experience. It was the same but yet different from my home ( Liberia). Beautiful mountainous view.

Thank Josephine Glend... B
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

I arrived and felt immediately unsafe. Ragged city unkept untidy free flowing rubbish everywhere. Dirty beaches extreme poverty aggressive taxi drivers. Not a place to call home. Sad place in Africa. Can't wait to leave.

1  Thank maggienduta
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

Freetown is a bit of a pit. There is very little to do/enjoy in the city and personal security is a real concern. The unofficial moto of the city is "Where everything is free"; far from the case.

Thank Zachary H
Reviewed September 14, 2016

We went to the beach while we were traveling for business in Freetown. the beach is great virgin nature, sea food very delicious and cheap. watch out from the locals if you look like a tourist you can be harmed.

Thank GilbertJawhar
Reviewed September 4, 2016

I loved the nature there and the weather is very nice but to be honest no place to go in the evening, road are terrible and a lot of traffic. I was there because if my business, but if I be a tourist I would...More

Thank Mohamed K
Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Driving through the streets of Freetown, parking is almost impossible. We pulled over to the side and our driver yelled out "mango" to a street seller, asking price and instructing that if the produce was not up to his standard he would give it back....More

Thank AfricAussie
Reviewed May 5, 2015 via mobile

Good views. Freetown is the nicest City to visit. There are beautiful landscape n beaches. Lovely people.

Thank Umaru T
Reviewed October 2, 2014

Freetown is its people, its buzz and the stories of its past. Stunning beaches in Aberdeen, great eating places and vibrant street scenes and markets the city is coming out of the shadows of the past troubles. It felt like a really safe environment. Don't...More

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed August 16, 2014

I came back to this place and was excited to see the changes since I last saw it in 2004. The ten years gap didn't do much improvement but was glad there's some improvement like the main road is already paved. I saw few solar...More

1  Thank therisious
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