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Reviewed 22 December 2010

I just spent 4 nights at the Novotel in Dakar and was very satisfied. The hotel has been recently remodeled and tastefully done. The rooms are on the smallish side, but well appointed and mine had a great view of the ocean. The wifi is free and pretty fast. The breakfast is very good with great coffee, fresh juice and...

Thank SSVermont
Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 18 December 2010

The hotel was great, new and modern, very trendy and upscale, but for the price, considering other African hotels and amenities, not worth the pretty penny. The pool was nice, and the bar great, though expensive. The rooms were a bit small, though the small fridge and nice LCD TV were a plus, but very small rooms, though modernly furnished....

Thank 1alwaystraveling
San Francisco
Reviewed 4 December 2010

We stayed for one night and it was our most pleasant of three hotels in Senegal. The room, while small, was spotless, comfortable, and modern to the point of being hip. The lobby and lobby bar are quite nice. The pool is pleasant and a spacious enough place to spend an afternoon, though it nothing special. The hotel is in...

Thank MarkInSF
New York, NY
Reviewed 2 December 2010

We spent 2 nights at the Novotel in Dakar, Nice location and hip decor. Nice pool and excellent breakfast. Rooms were clean and nicely appointed. Quite. Despite the fact that the hotel was empty, and I asked for a room with a view (IN FRENCH), we were given a room overlooking a wall. Mattresses were very narrow. The hotel is...

Thank TomSonntag
Reviewed 29 November 2010

I have travelling to Dakar since 2005 and i checked in this hotel more than once, before 2009 it was awful, but since 2009 they re-innovated this hotel and it was really a big difference, the internet is still very slow but the food is good not huge buffet but its not bad. One comment about the rooms, its very...

Reviewed 9 November 2010

If I'm in Africa I would like to be in a hotel that gives a safe envinroment as if I'm at a western country. Amneties , food , room, pool , lobby , parking area, service : All quite do thier job at that hotel. Ther hotel itself is near the sea, sourounded by bussiness buildings. I took a walking...

Thank Arie S
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Reviewed 29 October 2010

I travel frequently in Africa and am often dismayed to pay top dollar to stay in international chains, only to find that the actual hotels are far from the standard I would expect from those chains elsewhere in the world. Novotel Dakar is the exception to this rule - it is clean, modern, functional, has polite and efficient staff, and...

Thank FrequentTravellerKV
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 10 October 2010

Location: This place is okay, but it's not very convenient. It's close to the USAID office and the ferry port to Gore Island, but there's no other reason to be in this part of town. The quality of the neighborhoods can change quickly within a few blocks, so there are better options nearby. Hotel Quality: The staff tried very hard...

2Thank Memfan
Reviewed 19 April 2010

This is a good palce in a good location at a reasonable price. Clean rooms, ok breakfast, good service at counter and good room service. But it is a place that could be anywhere in world and has no local flavour at all.

Thank foodienorth
Reviewed 11 April 2010

Novotel is a very Beautiful Hotel yes it was a little high dollar but, well worth it. It was close to the Markets and to downtown. All the staff was very nice and helpful and spoke English well enough to understand me. The beds were very comfortable. The rooms was a nice size. The view is absolutely gorgious it over...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Novotel Dakar is located in the central business district, looking across to Goree Island, 5 minutes walk from the Place de l Independence and 15 km from Leopold Sedar Senghor International Airport (free shuttle service). The hotel features 241 air conditioned rooms including two suites, a bar, a restaurant, meeting rooms, a swimming pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Novotel Dakar

Address: Ave Abdoulaye Fadiga | BP 2073, Dakar 18524, Senegal
Region: Senegal > Dakar Region > Dakar
Price Range: $186 - $339 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Novotel Dakar 4*
Number of rooms: 241
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Also Known As:
Novotel Dakar Hotel Dakar
Dakar Novotel
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#5 Luxury Hotel in Dakar
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“Top floor rooms sea facing offer a great view on the ocean and the Goree Island.”
FreshaMombasa, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get a top floor.”
  • This is the hole in the wall near my window in room 1035.
AngelitaE_13, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The manager is great. If you have any issues, he'll resolve them ASAP”
701MikeM, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“rooms facing the city seem less used and smell fresher.”
tonykE1786VR, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“to have a good view you need to have a sea view room from the 8th floor to the 10th floor”
ahmedk2013, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
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