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Hotel Merina Yaounde centre

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  • Excellent9%
  • Very good30%
  • Average42%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible7%
12 Oct 2017
“Merina hotel”
7 Sep 2017
“Better not even pay more”
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

The rooms are good in size but you have to ask for a fridge. Light is dim in the room. Wifi is very good. There is always noise outside from noon till sunset but I think it's a Cameroonian thing. I wish they add breakfast...More

1  Thank Khaled S
Response from Frédéric U, Directeur général at Hotel Merina Yaounde centreResponded 22 October 2017

Dear Khaled S, Many thanks for all. We hope to see you for your next stay in Yaoundé. Best regards. Frédéric URBIN

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Old hotel with old facilities. Card key may not work. Overall lighting is dark. Bed and pillows low quality. Not clean and non-smoking floor is not non-smoking, even the owner smokes at the public space. Cigarette smoke come in room from bathroom vent. Access not...More

1  Thank Yuji N
Management response:Responded 11 September 2017

Dear Mr. YUJI, We thank you for having dedicated un a little of your time to communicate us your inpressions. We well noted your remarks and shall take care of that. We thank you again and wish you an excellent day. Best regards Frédéric URBIN

Reviewed 1 February 2017

I had a month to explore in Yaoundé and you will not find hotels above Merina in Yaoundé for its category. They do not have many bilingual staff as you will experience in Douala. French is the preferred language of communication. The cuisine offering is...More

Thank Munguti N
Management response:Responded 3 February 2017

Many thanks for your kind comment. We are very happy to have answered your expectations and will be happy to receive you again during your next stay in Yaoundé. Best regards Frédéric URBIN

Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

It was very nice experience nice and cooperative staff always ready to help .breakfast also good .its easy to access from airport. All the supermarket near by hotel .hotel in central area so you can get everything near .

Thank lalshankar
Management response:Responded 14 December 2016

Many Thanks Mr Amit for your kind comment. All comments help us to be more effective. The Mérina Team thanks you for your remarks and we shall be very happy to welcome you again very soon. Best regards, Frédéric URBIN

Reviewed 10 December 2016

My room, on the 5th floor was fine, but A/C did not work during the duration of my stay. Lights in the bathroom started to fail after 3 days. However, the sound-proofing of the windows is great, because the street-level sound can be quite loud....More

Thank Mahia M
Management response:Responded 14 December 2016

Many thanks Mahia for your comment. We noted your various remarks which serve us to improve our quality of service. For the lift, we have change 95 % of the equipment and the company in charge of the works porceed than a month to the...More

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Pool
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Breakfast included
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Free Parking
Dry Cleaning
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Air Conditioning
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US$81 - US$102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"1st floor above the swimming pool, relatively quiet and less unpleasant view, but not many rooms."
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"Rooms on the front facade of the hotel generally have a better view. Also the 1st and 2nd floors are..."
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"choose room on the first floor, if elevator is not working."
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"First floor. Ony one elevator that takes too many time!!"
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