The hotel itself is not bad, with common areas such as the pool and a private beach. The staff are very good but the rooms are quite dirty, some even have cockroaches and refrigerators that do not work. Generally the hotel is in need of many improvements. Breakfast was very poor. The staff are very friendly. At the pool bar you can eat very well and very cheap. If you however go down to the beach there are enough bars to eat fish or seafood at great prices.
In Senegal, one of the few tourist areas is situated on the beach of Saly. If you are looking for a mega resort, but a charming hotel with direct access to the beach, away from the sellers and well located, within walking distance of the town by the beach, the Hotel Royam is the perfect place for you. It consists of a set of quaint cottages, very spacious, well equipped and clean, with a large, heated swimming pool. Although the staff do not speak French (the official language) nor do they speak any of the other languages of the place, neither English, it was no problem. Senegal is the country of the teranga (hospitality), and they certainly live up to their reputation. The hotel is occupied by "other inhabitants of the place" but are harmless ....
This is an original way to spend your holiday in Senegal. It consists of renting a villa in the orange area of Saly, situated in a quiet wooded area. The domain is constructed on a plot of 450m2 with trees. Of those, 97m2 are habitable. All houses are equipped with AC and are comfortable. It also has a lovely covered terrace with garden furniture. Conclusion: Living room - kitchen, 2 bedrooms with private bathrooms and a mezzanine with 1 bed for 2 people.
Hotel Faidherbe, located in the centre of Dakar, features 82 rooms, including 3 suites, 3 conference rooms with a capacity of 30-120 seats, a business centre, and a swimming pool. The hotel has a restaurant, they are waiting for the bar. Near the hotel, guests have access to Sandaga market and the other shops around the store.
Hotel Farid has a perfect location in the center of Dakar, only a stone throw away from Place de l'Independance Square, a 15-minute walk from the Presidential Palace, Sandage and Kermel markets. In order to make your stay more pleasant, the hotel is equipped with AC and features a foreign exchange office, a bar and a restaurant serving Senegalese and Lebanese dishes to their guests.
The Novo Hotel Dakar, built around 1982, was remodelled in 2000. It's located in the centre near the business district facing the Atlantic Ocean and overlooking Gorée Island. This hotel features a restaurant, bar, meeting rooms, swimming pool and tennis court.
Hotel Lagon 2 is situated in Dakar in Senegal. It has 56 rooms and suites, each with private balcony offering a panoramic view over the island of Gorée slaves. You can make use of its private beach, sun room, gym and playing golf, for your pleasure and relaxation.
The Akuaba House in Dakar is a great place to start your journey in Senegal and share experiences and information with other travellers. Nico de la Carrera will pick you up and welcome you like a friend to his home. He will help you with any questions you have about Senegal, and if you want, he will organize your route around the country. The best is that he picks you up at the airport. The lodging is in apartments, great if you're travelling in a group.