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Bano Palace Hotel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've just returned from Douala where I spent the Easter holiday (11 days) with my partner Yvonne visiting the family. We stayed again at the Bano Palace hotel for the 3rd consecutive year. We love this hotel and always return there every year. It's very clean, and safe. The staff are very professional and friendly. It's located within reach of...

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Bonjour Dr TCHAPDA, Nous vous remercions d’avoir pris le temps de nous faire part de vos impressions et d’avoir partagé...

Lagos, Nigeria
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This hotel is located in what seemed like the center of the town. I had thought that it would be noisy and a very terrible stay on day of arrival. It turned out not to be! The room i stayed in was small and cosy but most importantly very neat. The Bathroom was so clean with a very very functional...

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Cher hôte, Nous vous remercions d’avoir pris le temps de nous faire part de vos impressions et d’avoir partagé votre...

Istanbul Province, Turkey
Reviewed 27 December 2016

very good and the temperatures are the very condusive.The the zone is a high traffic model area and its gives businesspersonnel to the opportunity to carry out higher level of business corporation with the environment.its has well trained hotel managers and the security is well put in pllace . Inaddition,the douala business hermisphere permit the circulation on f cash both...

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Bonjour Monsieur, Nous sommes ravis de le savoir et espérons vous revoir très prochainement parmi nous. Merci pour la confiance...

Hyderabad, India
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

One of the best hotel in the city..rooms are good,food is fine,room service is ok, there is pool which is neat and clean and more over its very near to the Area shopping centre and railway station. Stayed for 40 days. Good experience.

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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Very nice small swimming pool with a bar & restaurant. Had great time when it was raining yesterday. Staff is very humble and supporting. Breakfast is good specially beans & omelette. About Hotel, it has regular service for Airport pick up & drop in a nice comfortable mini bus. Place is located in Akwa area from where bus, Camrail and...

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Lahcen B, Directeur général at Bano Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear valuable guest, Thank you for having taken time to share your opinion and your experience in Bano Palace Hotel. I am pleased as you had a pleasant stay and as you appreciated the service,the quality of the food and that you enjoyed the poolside as well. Glad to have you as a valuable guest and You are always welcome...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 April 2016

My partner and I have just returned back to Manchester, England from a 2-week holiday in Douala, visiting family. This is the 2nd year in a row we've stayed at the Bano Place hotel for the duration of our stay. It never disappoints us. The service is fantastic, the rooms are well looked after, the staff are polite, and above...

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Lahcen B, Directeur général at Bano Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Yves and partner, Thank you for having taken time to share your opinion and your experience in Bano Palace Hotel. I am pleased as you had a pleasant stay and as you appreciated the service and the quality of the food. My staff and I will keep going to provide our guests with the best of services and quality....

san francisco
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Shuttle never showed up; room was depressing. It is located very far from the airport in a crummy part of town. I heartily recommend your not staying here. You can find much better for the same price in Douala.

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London
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

This is a standard middle of the road offering in Douala. Actually, may even be four star by Douala standards. Clean rooms, safe refuge, and very friendly service. Totally worth paying 30 USD premium over the more flea offerings that are around 30 USD.

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Lahcen B, Directeur général at Bano Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for having taken time to share your opinion and your experience in Bano Palace Hotel. We are pleased as you had a pleasant stay and as you appreciated the service and the quality of the food. Glad to have you as a valuable guest and You are always welcome at Bano Palace. Hoping to see you...

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

We stayed here one night based on reviews, but our experience was that it was quite overpriced. Small rooms with outdated amenities, swimming pool out of service, and the staff made us pay separate for breakfast after they told us it was included. There are similar quality hotels by the airport for half the price.

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Barneveld, Wisconsin
Reviewed 28 September 2015

As other reviewers have noted, the Palace Bano is convenient for an overnight stay in a city that seems to offer few options. The shuttle from the airport was much appreciated, especially after a long flight from Kigali. The hotel itself is decorated in 70's glitz, with reflective ceilings and period furniture. The front desk staff was a bit gruff,...

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Lahcen B, Directeur général at Bano Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valuable Guest, Thank you for having taken time to share your opinion and your experience in Bano Palace Hotel. We are pleased as you had a pleasant stay and as you appreciated the service and the staff. Glad to have you as a valuable guest and You are always welcome at Bano Palace. Hoping to see you soon. Kind...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of the economic capital of Cameroon, Douala Palace Bano Offer you a strategic location, with the famous shopping district of Akwa, the Douala International Airport is 10 minutes and the autonomous port just 5 minutes. Whether traveling for business or leisure and to combine business with pleasure, the Palace Bano meets all the necessary ingredients to make your stay a unique and enjoyable experience. You will be welcomed in a warm and friendly atmosphere of a 3 star Hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bano Palace Hotel

Address: Rue Drouot Face | Lycée d'Akwa, Douala 12449, Cameroon (Formerly Hotel Palace Bano)
Region: Cameroon > Littoral Region > Douala
Price Range: $124 - $151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Bano Palace Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 80
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“This time we stayed in room 403 (4th floor) and it was as quiet as on the previous years on the 6th floor.”
Dr-Yves-Tchapda, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The rooms on the higher floors and more quiet and the elevator on the side is a better option than the one in the middle”
ikechukwuo, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms are adorable”
ijeije40, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Our room was at the back, on the 6th floor. Decent size rooms. It was very quiet and peaceful.”
Dr-Yves-Tchapda, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on a higher floor - lots of street noise.”
fandango57, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
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