Doin' it SenegalStyle! SenegalStyle is a Bed & Breakfast guesthouse located in Dakar, Senegal, West Africa. The cost is €25 euro pperson and the price includes BOTH breakfast & dinner!
Hotels here are expensive and when you add the food costs, they are out of most people's budgets. There are alternatives, like SenegalStyle Bed & Breakfast to help backpackers, economy travelers, students and interns live in a clean, comfortable and most importantly, BUG FREE environment, while also assisting with travel and hooking you up with other people for day trips and over nighters to other regions outside of Dakar. We also have free wifi internet access.
Also featured under the 'SenegalStyle' umbrella: two schools and several touring packages as well as SenegalStyle VOLUNTEERS, a (website hidden) group that matches volunteers from all over the world to local projects and individuals here in West Africa.
Our (budget priced) French Language School and African Drum School INCLUDES airport pickup service, room accommodation, laundry service, free internet and long distance (via MagicJack to the US), AND two full meals, breakfast and dinner, for students wanting to learn or perfect their conversational French skills. The monthly price is 1175 euro.
We are TOP RATED on TripAdvisor and have HUNDREDS of customer reviews. Just '(website hidden)' SenegalStyle!
SenegalStyle is a great option for those hoping to spend some time in Dakar, and even more so for those looking to do a lot of touring during their stay. Sineta's knows almost ever nook and cranny of Dakar and every worthwhile tourist attraction in Senegal. In addition, for the price, breakfast and dinner are always decent.
I had a very pleasant stay at SenegalStyle Bed & Breakfast. Both Sineta and her son are very friendly and go out of their way to make you feel welcome. I felt comfortable and felt I could call on Sineta if there was a problem. I would definitely recommend the airport pickup, stress and hassle free—and hooked up so that you can instantly start making calls.
Sineta is very nice. She has lived in Senegal for a long time and has an interesting point of view to share as an ex-pat. her place is a little harder to get to and from than I was expecting, though in Dakar, nothing is too far. Her place is a good starting point if you don't speak French well.
Sineta is a great host, she made me feel welcome and her place is nice. She also makes exelent food and gives good information. I would defenetly recomend her
This place is a Joke!
When we received the confirmation, SenegalStyle asked for more money ( in a separate mail not by AirB&B) telling us that this was not the price that we should pay. So we receive a separate Paypal invoice!! WEIRD!
In SenegalStyle you do not feel as if you paid for a room, you are there, as a nonpaying guest and all services look like a favor as you need to thank them for your room, for cooking breakfast and dinner for talking to you for organizing the tours and pickup ( things that you pay for)
Pick up at 3h30 p.m for 23€ for was very expensive knowing that a taxi charge 2000CFA (~3€) from Airport to SenegalStyle
Breakfast and dinner was not GREAT, eating fried bread and cheese with fries with a glass of water is not great food/Dinner according to me!!! or mash potatoes with unknown sauce The only nice dinner (burger) and breakfast (pancakes)was on the first day that’s all.
My friend and I slept on the floor on the first night because the house was full and we booked at least 2 months before. Bad organization??
We had the same sheets we used when we slept on the floor the first day and we slept in the same sheets for 7 days. YES we slept on the floor where everyone in the house could see us as it was in the way to the bathroom and kitchen!!!!!
We put a mango juice, in the freezer that mysteriously disappear and by magic came back in the morning even the son of the owner looked everywhere in the freezer and found nothing!
The owner by time could be nasty and rude to people.
Beware people the tours are very expensive with SenegalStyle. Just go out and ask a yellow cab driver to drive you to where you want to go, it is so much cheaper. There are guides everywhere.
For example we went to Bandia for 35000CFA for both of us instead of 70000 (or more) with SenegalStyle tours, plus, we got a private tour around the park.
The entrance ticket or boat ticket is apart and not in the price you pay for the tours. So the tours are only the price for the driver and guide!
I have been in a lot of guest house around the world this is the worst i got, way worst!!!
We did not tell anything at the time because we wanted to go home safely and not create a big fight.
There are no private bathrooms for each room. No towel. That was not mentioned at all and we got the surprised when we arrive.
Senegalese people are very nice people. But this place is a joke!
The only Thanks went to Ismail (the driver) he is such a lovely man, kind, polite! Unfortunately everyone in the house was not like him!
Sineta ha sido una gran Anfitriona, además de una gran cocinera. El cuarto donde estuve muy limpio y acogedor y su sazón al mas puro estilo senegalés. Agradezco que me hizo sentir en casa en África.
This is the final rate, including any fees from the host and Airbnb.