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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

The hotel is in the middle of the town . Nicely made , but need some serious maintainence . The beedings are excellent . The staff is co-operative & well responsive . Lot of eatery on the outside of the hotel . Security is ok .

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Lagos, Nigeria
Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

Chose to stay at what is now known as the Grand Central Hotel in Kano this time around, based mostly on recommendations of its upgrade (renovations are still ongoing as at this January 2016). Well, to be honest, it must have ran down badly in the past based on my impression. The toilets are definitely an upgrade and are actually...

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Abuja
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

This hotel is what can best be described to be 'the new and improved'. The hotel has completely transformed into a world class hotel with state of the art finishing. The services are quite good. The location is very ideal, good gor relaxing with the market not very far away. The golf course as well as kano club are within...

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1Thank Mustapha S
Reviewed 12 November 2014

Very disrespectful staff and very appalling customer service. Rooms are in poor shape despite the purported upgrade. Will be better to look for alternatives in Kano as this hotel is overpriced and overrated.

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4Thank Adedapo A
Reviewed 13 August 2014

The room was ok, did not have any issues regarding the light, water etc. The staff was helpful. They have a Chinese and Indian Restaurant nearby which is a plus. Very easy to reach other places in the city

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6Thank Naresh G
Reviewed 28 March 2014 via mobile

The hotel is renovated the more expensive rooms are classy nice bathrooms the lower rooms are less well kept in terms of the AC's and bathrooms the food is good but the in house entertainment is limited the pool is nice and open late with a gym

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5Thank Ibrahim B
kanopeople, General Manager at Central Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Ibrahim. Please call on me next time you are in Kano. The Hotel has improved greatly. Thanks again

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 27 March 2014

The rooms are OK, but that's about it. The bathrooms are a mess, dirty not working, broken down, no lights, etc. The bed is excellent, and the AC works fine. After checking in and immediately having a problem over how much I had paid, I was informed that I actually could stay only one night despite I had already paid...

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kanopeople, General Manager at Central Hotel, responded to this review

Central Hotel is 86 years old, now newly renovated and has since climbed back on and becoming accepted to the public... Thank you for your comments. Expecting you soon Rool V

Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 19 November 2013

I have been back to the Central Hotel four times.Rooms and especially beds are comfortable.Continious improvement in hotel except the kitchen for breakfast.We have trained had meetings but no inprovment.We find excellent breakfast in Abuja and Lagos.It can be done! Thanks to the Chinese restaurant who serves good food and the Indian restaurant 10 min away.with simular good food.

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3Thank Jimmy v
kanopeople, Manager at Central Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your beautiful remarks on Central Hotel Kano

calabar
Reviewed 15 November 2013

the last time i stayed in the Hotel was 2012 when the Hotel reopened newly it was awesome in fact the best in the north. To my amusement i stayed in the Hotel September 2013, there perfect efficiency in terms of services, hospitality, quality restaurant, 24 hour power uninterrupted light, best bedding to world standard. it was a home away...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 May 2013

Rooms are clean, water is hot & the staff is pleasant and helpful. Lobby is pleasantly bizarre with a 'library' of old British books (?ex-British Council). Breakfast is underwhelming. You are served with liver and chips - but I asked for different food which arrived without fuss. Restaurant staff enormously pleasant. Chinese restaurant next door (you don't have to leave...

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kanopeople, General Manager at Central Hotel, responded to this review

Breakfast has greatly improved, and there is a breakfast menu onto which you place an order. Thank you Clownface and expecting to see you soon!

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Central Hotel

Address: 1 Bompai Rd, Kano, Nigeria
Region: Nigeria > Kano State > Kano
Number of rooms: 113
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“The lifts could be a problem as far as noise”
Jimmyv995, 27 Nov 2012 | Read review
“The lifts are sometimes unreliable if the power goes down so a room on the first floor of the main building is probably best.”
RLIWestSussex_UK, 27 Oct 2012 | Read review
“Rooms in the central tower (reception is on the ground floor of it) are recommended. Very nice.”
  • consistently designed furniture
  • hair dryer
  • hot shower
  • clean private space even with the scales
  • nice bed
NakamuraSule, 12 Sep 2012 | Read review
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