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Karachi, Pakistan
Reviewed 30 November 2011

Writing this review from my hotel room - NOVOTEL DAKAR I booked the hotel via a website on Sep/02/2011 and paid full amount in advance on the same date. Requested a pickup from the airport, the shuttle was there but i had to wait one hour for some other person (who never showed up). It was a little upsetting &...

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Lagos
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Reviewed 4 November 2011

There is an impartial billing as I paid up to $244 for the first night whereas other clients that came after me paid much less. I however enjoyed the breakfast and I think it has one of the best professionally trained members of staff. Very Clean environment and the internet speed is excellent

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2011

The Novotel lived up to my expectations, being a chain hotel, you expect a certain standard of room size, decor, cleanliness, service and facilities. The Dakar hotel deserves its four stars. The hotel is located on the southern edge of the downtown district (which is the heart of the city), right on the coast. The views from the hotel windows...

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Reviewed 25 October 2011

Not bad, clean but dark rooms, the windows are extremly dirty. Free internet in the rooms witch never works except at the weekends. A constant smell of petrol and smoke outside the hotel. The whole city is like this so not the hotels fault. A bottle of water is 4000CFA! That's a joke!

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 21 October 2011

I can't say enough about the amazing staff. Though not everyone spoke English, I was catered to throughout my stay. Dakar is absolutely no country club. Poverty, homelessness and despair paint the entire city. 90% of the city looks like post Katrina New Orleans. People commonly sleep in the streets. The hotels are among the 10% of the city that...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 21 October 2011

I'm just at the tail end of a ten-day business stay at the Novotel and wanted to share my positive experience. The hotel was well-situated for my business dealings in the city and was convenient for a weekend trip to the Ile de Goree. If you know in advance, contact the hotel for their shuttle to and from the airport...

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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 July 2011

I'm compelled to write this as I can get into the business centre which isn't open 15 mins after the advertised time. The staff are unprofessional, discourteous, rude and unhelpful. Breakfast was good except no milk, no coffee, no bowls and when I asked the response was curt! I did think on arrival that it was going to be a...

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Reviewed 28 June 2011

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Amman Jordan
Reviewed 20 June 2011

I just came back from a business trip in Dakar and stayed at the Novotel. I must say i was pleasantly surprised. I was a bit worried about the quality of the rooms and the Dakar airport left me wondering what the rest of the city was like. But the hotel is very nice, clean, convenient. It's somehwat small, and...

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Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 7 June 2011

For very short stay this would be an acceptable place to be. Arrival desk and assistance without problem while signing in and out. Rooms clean, but missing extra handy facilities as the fridge stayed empty during my four (4) days attendance. Clean shower facility, apart/seperate toilet. Toilet seat set for giant guests as they are hanging to high for normal...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
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: €138 - €245 (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
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Dakar
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