Hotel de la Poste
The famous Hotel de la Poste in Saint Louis, Senegal is one of the most well-known historic hotels in the country. The hotel dates back to when Saint Louis was a crucial stop on international postal routes. Famous aviators like Jean Mermoz stayed there in its heyday.
The hotel is located right at the entrance to Saint Louis’ old town, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is situated just across the bridge from the newer part of the city and right near the main sightseeing attractions. The hotel is also a short walk from the beaches of the Langue de Barbarie.
The 39 guest rooms at the Hotel de la Post in Saint Louis, Senegal come standard with televisions, air conditioning, telephones, and WiFi. They are spacious in size and decorated in a mix of period and modern furniture.
The Hotel de la Poste also features a restaurant called Flamingo that serves great seafood and traditional Senegalese cuisine. It has views over the bridge and the river, and attracts people from all over Saint Louis. The buzzing space hosts live jazz musicians that serenade diners.
The hotel also has a large swimming pool, which is the perfect place for sunbathing and afternoon cocktails. Additionally, there are two conference rooms for business meetings. For those that feel adventurous, the hotel offers excursions to places like the Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary and the Langue de Barbarie.
Rates at the Hotel de la Poste in Saint Louis, Senegal are 30,600 CFA per night for singles, 37,200 CFA for doubles, and 44,800 CFA for triples. There is also a small Senegal tourism tax of 600 CFA per person per night. Additionally, you can choose half or full-board meal options, as well as transportation to and from Dakar.