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Eureka, Utah, United States
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Good air conditioning, and wifi. Not a great value, but had a good stay. The bar kept running out of cold beers, and closed very early in the evening. Go up the street and buy them cheaply at the super market and place them in your mini fridge. A cold one is essential in West Africa! The higher floors are... More 

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Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

I was forced to take his 1/2star hotel since my agent couldn't find anything else. I was put off by the fact that the place smelled of urine and smoke. The checkin desk was completely covered in old sweat and sticky Attached some pictures of the room. If a hotel is clean, it is acceptable, but brown stains on white... More 

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Jackson, Mississippi
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

This is a very affordable hotel located in a vibrant and attractive area of Dakar, within easy walking distance of excellent restaurants, shopping areas and street markets. The rooms are kept very clean and I had only one minor issue during my recent week-long stay here: the hot water heater stopped working one morning, just as I finished my shower.... More 

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Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

this place deserves to be the place of residence for your stay on Dakar. Ideally located, spacious and air conditioned room. Breakfast of good, personal and courteous and available. The place is clean, close to the Independence Square , and shopping . rather quiet street and balcony in some rooms. I suggest taking breakfast at the restaurant Farid , very... More 

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Giza, Egypt
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2015

I stayed there for the matter of hours, but I slept very well and I realized that the location is perfect, very near to Sandaga market and you can get everything cheaply from the shops around. The price was good as well, I believe.

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Dallas, Texas
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2 reviews
Reviewed 3 December 2015

I stayed in the Hotel Al Baraka for five days in November. The location is pretty well situated to experience the real Dakar, plus the ferries to Gore Island are within a short walking distance. The rooms and bathrooms were clean, and the wifi worked moderately well. But the staff is was really makes the hotel bad. When I would... More 

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Thank Amath G
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 November 2015

We return to the Hotel Al Baraka every year. Why? Because the staff are very friendly and helpful and look after us so well. The rooms are of a good standard, the hotel is in a great central location, and the price is good value for a mid range hotel. You will struggle to find a better option in Dakar!

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

They let us down picking us from the airport as promised. But great location and the staff were very friendly, great big room. Nice breakfast. They dealt with my complaint very professionally with regards to my non existence arrival transfer. They explained they recently changed services and now were doing it with their own transport. I genuinely believe it was... More 

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Thank sooty68
Blackpool, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Considering this room comes as free lodging with the organization I'm volunteering with, I was pleasantly surprised. I was a bit worried by the look of the street, but inside it's great. Reception were very helpful, especially when my taxi driver tried to run off with one of my bags! The room is cozy but not cramped and very bright.... More 

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Brindisi, Italy
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Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

The hotel is simple, clean and located in a central area of Dakar. It is close to shops, the local market and other hotels. I was impressed about the personnel at reception, they have been very kind,patient and dealt professionally with our last minute change of plan.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Centrally located in the heart of busy and vibrant downtown Dakar, Hotel Baraka offers you a great jumping off point for your business meetings, tourist attractions and more ...We offer the weary traveler a safe haven with the comfort, choice and convenience of a downtown hotel with and excellent quality vs price offering. You won't find a better deal in Dakar! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Al Baraka

Address: 35 Rue Abdoul Karim Bourgi, Dakar, Senegal
Region: Senegal > Dakar Region > Dakar
Price Range: $69 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Al Baraka 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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“Higher floors are more quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Z7972DRrobertb, 25 May 2016 | Read review
“The sixth floor is quiet, and has room with balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles Globtro-Coach, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
“I get wifi on my phone, but I'm not sure whether the people who booked paid for it or not! It might even be part of my roaming plan.”
  • My room after the bed was made this morning. ^^
 of 5 bubbles sfox567, 23 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Try to get a room on the higher floors to avoid the street commotion & sounds.”
 of 5 bubbles 503erikw, 9 Oct 2014 | Read review
“All rooms are specious, choose any one but room facing towards the street with a gallery is the best.”
 of 5 bubbles JayMaheshShukla, 23 Jul 2014 | Read review
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