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La Demeure

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East Lansing, Michigan
Reviewed 14 May 2015

I have been to many hotels in Dakar. Also I have been to many hotels in the United States and France. This has to be in my top 2 favorite hotels of all of them! Sincerely, the place is so unique and cozy. It is really close to the airport and away from all of the noise (yet just enough...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 May 2015

First time in Dakar and was impressed by our stay at La Demeure. It was cosy, felt safe, was relaxing and gave sense of freedom and more like being at home than in larger hotels that can tend to feel sterile, which is fine in some circumstances - but La Demeure worked best for this stage of the trip. Particularly...

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2Thank Chris R
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 28 February 2015

Fantastic location (5 min from the airport and a couple of blocks from the beach). Almadies is one of the nicest/safest areas of Dakar. Nobody harasses you in the daytime or night time. As pointed out by many reviewers, there are a number of great restaurants only a few blocks away. Kudos to Dina (receptionist/caretaker) who helped me solve any...

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2Thank Fernando A
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 4 January 2015

On the surface, La Demeure is one of the cosiest hotels I've ever visited. Lots of lounge areas where you can chill in comfortable chairs. Rooftop terrace. Pool. You name it. DAY ONE We arrived after 6 o'clock p.m. Reception closed, no one to ask how things work here. No wifi. Not possible to use all the nice lounge areas...

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FANTA T, Propriétaire at La Demeure, responded to this review

hi thank s for your commentary i am sorry if you didn't like our place. about the the mosquitoes it s true but the problem is the same everywhere in dakar at this moment january and february. i am sorry to be in africa!! about the wifi sometimes we have a problem because of the services it s not a...

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 2 January 2015

I stayed here for an extended time while apartment hunting- it was a very welcome change after staying at the King Fahd as the rooms are nicer, more comfortable, and there is more room to move around the space with common areas, kitchens, and extremely friendly staff. Fanta, the owner, has excellent taste and the whole place has stylish decor....

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4Thank samiam1252
Virginia
Reviewed 19 December 2014

As others have mentioned, this is a lovely guesthouse in an excellent location (Almadies). It is within walking distance of several good restaurants, and is in a very safe community. (An excellent supermarket is a 10 minute walk.) The rooftop breakfast area is a nice place to relax. The pool is quite small (but I'm not a pool person!) The...

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3Thank ffffjjjj
Evesham, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 December 2014

I stayed at this hotel with my wife and daughter who is working in Senegal as Peace Corps Volunteer. We were upgraded to the spacious Zanzibar Suite at no extra cost. The hotel is very intimate, having only 7 rooms. There are many sitting rooms and a large kitchen available to guests. The roof garden was delightful had a fully...

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4Thank Doug W
Reviewed 30 November 2014

I stayed for 5 night, overall my stay was very comfortable and enjoying. The staff are alway readily available and are very friendly and helpful. The hotel in a great location only 10 minutes away from the airport with plenty of great restaurants and places to shop. I personally want to thank the manager Fanta Togola for the superb hospitality....

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2Thank Souleymane C
Sausalito, California
Reviewed 27 November 2014

This guest house was FANTASTIC! A very inviting place and the staff is so nice! Even though we missed our overnight, we had dinner and showered here, they were so nice to us, because our flight was very delayed, and we only had limited time, we were happy we had the pleasure of being there. What a wonderful place to...

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2Thank Melissa K
New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed 8 September 2014

I stayed at La Demeure for six nights in March 2014 and enjoyed it immensely. It's a small, nattily-decorated hotel with a very kind and helpful staff. I stayed first in the Guekedou room for two nights, before moving to the two-bedroom apartment on the top floor. Guekedou was fine, though there were mosquitoes in the room every day, I...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Banquet Room
  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nested in the heart of the Almadies in Dakar, Senegal, an up-scale and quiet neighbourhood where life is enjoyable, this charming bed & breakfast offers an intimate and warm surrounding and a sophisticated and relaxed atmosphere. La Demeure is the ideal solution to those who look for a breath of authenticity associated with a flawless comfort, far from the standardized hotel business. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Demeure

Address: Route de ngor | Almadies, Dakar 30000, Senegal
Region: Senegal > Dakar Region > Dakar
Price Range: $135 - $221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Dakar
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Djakarta Suite was excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles 35bartd, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Gueckedou...overlooks the pool...extra bed....desk....first floor....ahh I wish it was my room at home!”
 of 5 bubbles FromELtoDakar, 13 May 2015 | Read review
“Avoid the Casamance room”
 of 5 bubbles Mogeltoft, 4 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Zanzibar (large space, one bed and one bathroom) and Laikipia (two bedroom apartment style) are the best rooms in the place in my opinion, but Laikipia has the added advantage of being like the penthouse suite with a kitchenette and spacious living room overlooking the ocean (and the roof deck right outside)”
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  • View of ocean from Laikipia living room window
 of 5 bubbles samiam1252, 2 Jan 2015 | Read review
“I stayed in room Tombouctou that can a little cramped for two people. Then I moved to room Guekedou, perfect little suite for two, and very spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles souleymanec309, 30 Nov 2014 | Read review
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