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Top tips for finding Dakar hotel deals
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Dakar, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Dakar in December and March.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Dakar if you stay on a Wednesday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book at least 77 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Dakar accommodation.
When staying in Dakar, you will find that prices of hotels tend to be cheaper away from the Plage Privee du Club Med. You could, for example, stay at a hotel such as L’Hostello di Francesca, which is well priced and still only about a 7min drive from the beach.
If you are travelling with kids, what better way to keep them entertained than by staying near to some great children’s entertainment, such as Parc Forestier et Zoologique de Hann, where you can get up close and personal to some of your favourite animals. A hotel that is close to this is Chez Agnes, located about a 16min drive from the zoo.
If you are interested in the history of Dakar, you should stay close to important monuments such as Place de l’Obelisque, which commemorates the independence of Senegal from France in 1960. A hotel which is only a 1min walk from this important site is the Iris Hotel Ressort Space et Resort.
Look for a hotel which has self-catering facilities, so that you can save money on dining out when on holiday. An example of a hotel which has an oven, a stove and a microwave is Mam Lovely 2-Bed Apartment in Dakar-Almadies. This accommodation is only about a 5min walk from the closest supermarket too, so you can stock up the cupboards for your stay in Dakar.
Give yourself peace of mind if you’ve hired a car on your holiday in Dakar and book a hotel which has free parking included. Accommodation such as Hotel Saint-Louis Sun Dakar provides all its guests with the option to park their car free of charge.
FAQs when booking a hotel in Dakar
Do any hotels in Dakar offer a free airport shuttle?
Yes, you can get a free airport shuttle from some of the hotels in Dakar, which is helpful for those who don’t know the Dakar transport system very well, and a great way to start and finish your holiday. One hotel which offers this service included in the booking is the King Fahd Palace.
Which part of Dakar is close to the nightlife?
Dakar has a great array of nightlife, with many bars and cafes open until the early hours. You could, for example, stay in the Ngor neighbourhood, which has bars such as Bares and Petit Theatre. One hotel which is close to both of these is Hotel Le Littoral Des Almadies, which is about a 15min walk away.
Do hotels in Dakar offer free Wi-Fi?
Yes, you can get a hotel which includes Wi-Fi in your booking. A hotel such as Lodge Des Almadies is an example of an establishment that provides free internet to its guests. This hotel also offers meeting facilities, should you need to work while you are away.
Do any of the hotels in Dakar offer free breakfast?
Yes, you can enjoy a free breakfast at many of the hotels in Dakar. A hotel such as the Business Hotel is one example of accommodation that offers guests free breakfast with their stay. This hotel also has a mini-market on site, should you want to buy snacks for the day ahead.
Are hotels in Dakar safe during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis?
Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Dakar. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.
How do I find a hotel in central Dakar?
After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Dakar districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Dakar city centre
How can I find hotels near me?
Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.