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La Demeure

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Kolda, Senegal
Reviewed 7 January 2014

Stayed with my family here in the Lakipia room, the apartment on the top floor, had a wonderful time and it truly felt like a home away from home, as the apartment had a full kitchen and comfortable living room with beautiful decor (and a tv with CNN, and good wifi access). In fact the entire guesthouse has very beautiful...

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FANTA T, Directeur général at La Demeure, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your comments laudatory about mosquitoes unfortunately we are in africa and sometimes we have a few mosquitoes. that s why all the beds are equipped with mosquito nets. on windows we change them one by one all the windows of the house. You have at your next stay the opportunity to see. again thank you...

Bowie, Maryland
Reviewed 27 December 2013

I absolutely love this guest house! The property is very comfortable and beautifully appointed. We stayed in the 2 bedroom rooftop apartment and it felt like a home away from home. I didn't mind the stairs since it added to the experience of the African culture. The staff was very friendly and accommodating, including our driver to and from the...

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San Antonio, texas
Reviewed 24 December 2013

World class decor, contemporary wood and brass furnishings and art that could grace any 5 star hotel anywhere! So spacious, everything worked well, facilities second to none, and quite unusually excellent from our other African experiences. Beautiful, creative architecture. Very welcoming. Can't say enough good things about it. Stay here if you can!

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DC
Reviewed 1 December 2013 via mobile

Stayed here with wife and mother-n-law before and after a West African tour. This place far exceeded our expectations. We had the 2 bedroom suite on the rooftop. The staff were very friendly and welcoming. The owner Fanta made us feel like family. Thanks Able, Momi, and our personal driver Traore! Nice quite neighborhood. Several shops and restaurants within walking...

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nanikailua
Reviewed 27 November 2013

Rooms were clean and comfortable, and the staff were very helpful. Breakfast was excellent, as was the view from the terrace. There were some issues - a/c worked intermittently through the night - but they were not too bad. The location is also a plus, being so close to the airport. Overall it was good for the price, would stay...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 29 October 2013

Our airport pickup arrived seriously late, exposing us to the masses in a new third-world country at midnight. We liked the room, especially sleeping under mosquito netting, and the small breakfast proved satisfying, if expensive. Dakar has far to go before before it's ready for prime time.

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Rock Hill, South Carolina
Reviewed 25 September 2013

The service was superb. Owners and staff, including drivers, were very helpful. The location is very good and the furnishings excellent. The swimming pool and the large public areas were a real plus. Rooftop meals were excellent. I would have no hesitation in recommending La Demeure to my friends.

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Banjul, Banjul, The Gambia
Reviewed 1 September 2013

Very few of the local taxis will know where this place is, being tucked away off the main strip in Almaladies. Once you find it you will not be disappointed. It is a quiet and stylish escape and only a few minutes walk to the hustle and bustle. Rooms are nice, roof bar is very civilized and the tiny pool...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2013

Stayed here for a week. Stuff were friendly, breakfast was good. There are a lot of dogs in the area so would be regularly woken by barking and fighting. Only downside is it is very close to the mosque which is being built so be prepared for very early mornings.

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Danie007
Reviewed 6 August 2013

I stayed at La Demeure twice during July 2013. What an absolute pleasure. They were both times on the spot to fetch me from the airport. The staff were very friendly and helpful. the rooms are lovely and spacious. I enjoyed every minute of my stay. In the future, this is where I will stay when I am in Dakar.

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  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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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 

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Address: Route de ngor | Almadies, Dakar 30000, Senegal
Region: Senegal > Dakar Region > Dakar
Price Range: ₹ 6,536 - ₹ 10,530 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Gueckedou...overlooks the pool...extra bed....desk....first floor....ahh I wish it was my room at home!”
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 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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“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
“splurge for one of the suites, the extra space and airiness is well worth it”
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