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Belgrade, Serbia
Reviewed 20 September 2016

This hotel is nice with good accommodation and very nice cafe on the nearby peninsula. Hotel have swimming pool and cafe beside swimming pool. Food in hotel is average and prices are average. There is a lot of strangers inside.

Thank velja79
New York City, New York
Reviewed 9 July 2016

The photos of the facade don't lie. This hotel is surviving thanks to expats and UN staff members. It OK for short duration stay. I was here for about a week with a room on the 10th floor. It's quite the exercise as the elevator has the tendency to be very slow. Great view of the Obangui River and the...

Thank UNpeacekeepertoo
Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 11 March 2016

Being 1 week here, former Sofitel, staff very friendly, impressive view. Very cleans rooms. All the hotel is full of UN military . Breakfast is good ( Coffee, Chocolate, bread and confiture). Very good room service ( it takes just few minutes) . Excellent salon of Massage, Beauty for women with European products. Evidently will need a renewal, but it...

Thank Marinamila
Bamako, Mali
Reviewed 26 September 2015

Note: I have never stayed overnight here, but am reviewing the restaurant/bar. This is my favorite place to go in Bangui. I get up kind of late on a Sunday morning, and I get a ride to the Oubangui by myself cradling a book and a journal. I spend a couple dollars on coffees for the next few hours and...

1Thank JoeTennis1
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Take a concrete monstrosity with 1980s technology and decor, stick it in the jungle and let it rot for 30 years: Voila, you get the sorry, derelict, dilapidated Oubangui. The elevator is highly erratic and often out of order. I had to change rooms twice because the A/C did not work. One died overnight, another did not cool. When I...

4Thank Panicstrickenchicken
Kabul, Afghanistan
Reviewed 15 April 2015

I spent 4 or 5 nights here in Mid July 2014 then I moved to Levys Hotel. Crowded hotel that time and was at 5th floor. For 2 mornings I have to go without bath, yes..no water. Lucky I took one in the evening so I must not be smelling bad and thanks to vanilla Body Shop :) The view...

6Thank MonikPandiangan
Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
Reviewed 28 November 2014

You have to remember that Central Africa is still going through civil unrest, curfews, foreign military on the streets and the country in desperate need of aid. The Oubangui was once a respectable place to stay and going by what there is now, even if it is faded and not always working, it still is one of highlights of Bangui....

7Thank James s
Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 14 August 2014

What can I say? the rooms are not super clean, the elevator has its own personality (it stops wherever it wants), the wifi only really works at the reception, food is expensive and not very good. The water could be cleaner. In spite of all this, I prefer to stay here as an aid worker than in the Ledger which...

2Thank Sergio P
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Reviewed 3 June 2014

First of all, let me say that obviously the Oubangui Hotel (not "Bangui Hotel" as listed in Trip Advisor, is nowhere near the quality of the five-star Ledger Hotel in Bangui. It is by any definition run-down and in need of serious upgrades. But given the difficult situation in Bangui as I'm writing this review (mid-2014), the hotel is not...

7Thank Lucien L
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Okay, first of all if you are travelling to Central African Republic you must understand that there's an ongoing conflict, violence and a lot of people have been affected/displaced. Conflict affects development and creates political instability making it difficult for people to live or businesses to thrive. Given that context, this hotel is a great hotel. Of course the elevator...

2Thank Prabu D

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  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet

Additional Information about Hotel Oubangui

Address: Bd du General-de-Gaulle | Close to Oubangui River, Bangui 0, Central African Republic
Region: Central African Republic > Bangui
Price Range: $83 - $96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 62
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“River view, obviously.”
 of 5 bubbles JoeTennis1, 26 Sep 2015 | Read review
“What shall I say..I heard the hotel is on plan for renovation. So I hope Bangui Hotel is getting alot better.”
 of 5 bubbles MonikPandiangan, 15 Apr 2015 | Read review
“The rooms on the 6th floor and below have been renovated and tend to be nicer.”
 of 5 bubbles 580lucienl, 3 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Book in advance tends to get booked quickly, and also if you speak French will be an advantage to communicate.”
 of 5 bubbles PrabuDeeD, 27 May 2014 | Read review
“Lower floors are better because of the poor elevator service.”
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