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Hotel Faidherbe

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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Not a bad place at all. Staff very helpful and airport shuttle is on time. Food is pretty average but good value for money. Rooms not bad and clean One problem is that the electrical sockets in room keep blowing my mobile charger. Other than that its not to bad for overnight or transit. Location is not bad and quite...

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Reviewed 18 January 2017

If your work is Dakar city center then this is a good place to base yourself at. The market, Chamber of Commerce and other such locations are all within walking distance. The hotel is just that, a reasonably priced place with the required amenities, cleanliness and service to make the stay a comfortable one. The pool looks inviting, and I'd...

Thank Maximuslk
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The hotel is situated on the center of Dakar and this is basically all good I can say about it. The noise isolation is awful - you are waking up with the morning pray from the Muslim church. The furniture is quite old and there is a feeling that it is not very clean. You also need to ask for...

Thank Sasha B
Lagos, Nigeria
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

I stayed two nights in this hotel recently and here are the highlights. -It is tastefully decorated. -The architecture is intriguing with zigzag corridors. The rooms either overlooked the central courtyard with the outdoor pool, or overlooked the streets. I got one overlooking the courtyard and was greeted at dawn with chirping of birds. -It was said to be famous...

1Thank Jydeoo
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 25 March 2016

2nd time I stayed at this hotel. For the price (for Dakar) it's decent and centrally located. Walking distance to the ferries going to Ile de Goree. Had a big room and nice view from the 5th floor of the city with all its different sounds. A nice small pool, friendly staff and nice breakfast. Will also stay a 3rd...

Thank williwang
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2015

You will be paying for the central location rather than quality of rooms. Hotel Faidherbe is in the neighbourhood Plateau in the city of Dakar and should cost no more than 5000 CFA from the airport by Taxi (we paid 8000 CFA - and you will have to be a top haggler and stand your ground - and speak some...

Thank LifeisBeautiful24
Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 9 March 2015

This hotel is located in the very centre which can be a boon (short distances to other places in the centre) or a disadvantage (traffic). The inside of the building is considerably better than the street-facing facade, and the garden with its pool is an oasis of tranquility and really lovely. The rooms are clean but a bit dated, that...

Thank Peter S
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 1 December 2013

The review says average but what I meant is good, too bad that option isn't available. This is a nice little hotel near a bustling local market and the port. The area may seem to be a bit rough in appearance to people who haven't traveled extensively in Africa so first timers might feel a bit intimidated. They have a...

1Thank WhereIsPrateekToday
Reviewed 21 May 2013

We spent a total of 4 nites here last week. It is located in a central downtown location, Good wifi reception, food in the restaurant, nice pool, very clean rooms. (hotel is old but clean) Staff really went out of their way to be more than helpful to us (2 females traveling alone) and spent a great deal of time...

2Thank Wombat999
Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 22 October 2012

What I can say about this hotel is just this: a bad experience. The hotel is located in a popular area of ​​Dakar where it is dangerous go out not only during the night but also during the day. I was robbed of my mobile during the day in front of the hotel entrance. The hotel for the price that...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room

Additional Information about Hotel Faidherbe

Address: Av Faidherbe & Raffenel, Dakar, Senegal
Region: Senegal > Dakar Region > Dakar
Price Range: $81 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Faidherbe 3*
Number of rooms: 82
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“The rooms facing inwards, overlooking the pool may be quieter. That said, the ones facing the roads are not really affected by the traffic.”
Maximuslk, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“choose a room that faces the garden”
9PeterS, 9 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Check the wi-fi signals before checking into a room, I had excellent connectivity in the corridor but none in the room.”
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WhereIsPrateekToday, 1 Dec 2013 | Read review
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