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Benin Marina Hôtel
4 out of 5
Boulevard de la Marina, Cotonou
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6.31 mi from city center
3.1/5 (55 reviews)
DO NOT BOOK HOTEL IS CLOSED

"The hotel was closed when we arrived 6/19/2019. They informed us that it has been closed from 6/7/2019. It was 10PM and we didn't know where else to go. Thankfully we had a patient taxi driver who took us to another hotel."…"

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2019

Benin Marina Hôtel
ibis Cotonou
2.5 out of 5
Boulevard De La Marina, Cotonou
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $97 per night
6.03 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (85 reviews)

"Excellent service and chic amnesties. Very convenient location"…"

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

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Hôtel Villa Les Orchidées
3.5 out of 5
Boulevard de la Marina, Cotonou
The price is $60 per night
5.59 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (23 reviews)

"Good location. Friendly staff. Good food served on the terrace. Transport organized easily in the city. Service is somewhat slow. Overall a very pleasant stay in Cotonou and quiet. Pool also well appreciated"…"

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2019

Hôtel Villa Les Orchidées
Home Residence Hotel
3.5 out of 5
Cadjehoun, Cotonou, Littoral Department
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The price is $134 per night
6.38 mi from city center
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Azalaï Hotel Cotonou
3.5 out of 5
Quartier Ganhi, Cotonou
The price is $85 per night
5.91 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (39 reviews)
Azalaï Hotel Cotonou

"USed whilst doing business in Benin. Very comfortable and excellent service"…"

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

Azalaï Hotel Cotonou
Bénin Royal Hôtel
4 out of 5
Lot 398 Maro-Military Compound, Vons face borne lab, Cotonou
The price is $91 per night
6.79 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (36 reviews)
Comfortable hotel, great waitstaff, front desk ok

"The hotel was well located in the city center within walking distance to the market + Foundation Zinsou museum. The food + restaurant service was great. Accommodations were lovely with a great rooftop pool. However, unlike all my other hoteIs during my trip I did not have good service at the front ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

Bénin Royal Hôtel
Novotel Orisha Cotonou
3 out of 5
Boulevard De La Marina, Cotonou
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The price is $148 per night
5.96 mi from city center
3.4/5Good! (63 reviews)
Lovely stay

"I enjoyed my stay. The rooms were clean and comfortable. I would definitely stay here again on my next business trip."…"

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2020

Novotel Orisha Cotonou
Golden Tulip Le Diplomate Cotonou
3.5 out of 5
N 90 Rue 12.017, Boulevard de la Marina 01, Cotonou
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $104 per night
5.91 mi from city center
4.2/5Very Good! (41 reviews)

"Great place. Nice swimming pool, friendly staff and clean facility"…"

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

Golden Tulip Le Diplomate Cotonou
Residence Hibiscus
3.5 out of 5
Carre 292, Haie Vive, Cotonou, Littoral
The price is $50 per night
6.73 mi from city center
1/5 (1 review)
For the price, the standards should be better

"The hotel had no gym as advertised. One room had no A/C throughout. Don't plan with the breakfast; we had to be buying our own bread because the manager was rationing it. 😅 Too low standards for a $50 bed and breakfast."…"

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2019

Residence Hibiscus
Cotonou: Apartment/ Flat - Cotonou
The price is $57 per night
7.09 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (10 reviews)
Je recommande !

"Après plusieurs séjours à COTONOU en famille chez Dodoo Lodge, j'y retourne toujours. L'appartement est propre, le quartier est sympa avec une belle vue sur la mer, le personnel est accueillant et disponible. Plusieurs coupures d'électricité durant le séjour mais heureusement vite réglées grâce au ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2015

Cotonou: Apartment/ Flat - Cotonou
A Haven OF Peace IN THE Heart OF THE City OF Cotonou
The price is $61 per night
6.72 mi from city center
A Haven OF Peace IN THE Heart OF THE City OF Cotonou
Sun Beach Hotel
4 out of 5
Fidjrossè Calvaire, Cotonou, Littoral
The price is $81 per night
7.38 mi from city center
1.3/5 (3 reviews)
Not good value for money

"The experience was terrible. Sometime, the water will not work for like 1hrs and you will have to call them to fix it. Sometime, the light will go off and when they return the light, your room will not have light, you will have to call them to fix it. The bed was horrible, I had body pain. I have ..."…"

Reviewed on May 25, 2019

Sun Beach Hotel
Hotel Acropole
3 out of 5
BP 01-5051, Cotonou
The price is $74 per night
6.31 mi from city center
3.1/5 (14 reviews)
Overpriced

"Far too overpriced. The staff don't speak english, the breakfast is meagre and the restaurant bad. Best Western is a much better choice though the location is not as central."…"

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2013

Hotel Acropole
Maison Rouge
4 out of 5
Bid de la Marina, - Villas de la CENSAD (LAICO), Cotonou
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6.23 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (27 reviews)
The Staff is worldclass and very helpful

"The staff does a wonderful job of finding out what you need and getting the help you need. Also, the food at the restaurant is excellent."…"

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2017

Maison Rouge
Nobila Airport Hotel
4 out of 5
Avenue Jean-Paul II, Cotonou, Littoral Department
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $79 per night
6.59 mi from city center
3/5 (7 reviews)

"The rooms are larger enough and the staff is pleasent. The operations manager is very involved and pleasent with guests"…"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2019

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Visiting Cotonou

Visitors can enjoy all that Cotonou has to offer including the cathedral, monuments, and architecture. Tourists can also enjoy the city's waterfront, museums, and sporting events.

  • There are 56 hotels and other accommodations in Cotonou
  • The closest major airport is in Cotonou (COO-Cadjehoun), 6.7 mi (10.7 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Cotonou

Notable city landmarks like Cotonou Cathedral and Cotonou Central Mosque might be worth a visit. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Fidjrosse Beach and Artisanal Center.

In Cotonou, you'll be able to select from 56 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have ample places to choose from for your holiday getaway. Here are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Maison Rouge - This 4-star hotel features free breakfast, a restaurant, and an outdoor pool.
  • Bénin Royal Hôtel - Our customers like the breakfast and overall value at this hotel. This 4-star hotel features a full-service spa, 2 restaurants, and free breakfast.
  • Golden Tulip Le Diplomate Cotonou - With a stay at this 3.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a full-service spa and a restaurant, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its beach locale and helpful staff.

Dressing for Cotonou

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 89°F during the day and 76°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 89°F, while the average at night is 75°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 84°F with nighttime averages of 75°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 88°F and nighttime averages of 76°F
  • Average annual rainfall for Cotonou is 51.76 inches
  • Usually April and March are the hottest months with an average of 89°F, whereas August and July are often coldest, averaging 75°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Cotonou?
Ibis Cotonou is a favorite with Expedia customers. This hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Another favorite option for your stay based on reviews is Azalaï Hotel Cotonou.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Cotonou, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most room reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before check in. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might be able to cancel it and get a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to review the top deals on offer in Cotonou.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Cotonou?
For more details about picking new dates or cancelling your trip to Cotonou, click here.
What's the best accommodation for a family vacation to Cotonou?
Bénin Royal Hôtel is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a children’s pool and 2 restaurants. Other good options for your family trip include Hotel du Port and ibis Cotonou.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Cotonou?
Sea View Hotel is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool for its human guests. Hôtel Casa Cornelia is another good option for you and your pet.
Where is the best place to stay close to Fidjrosse Beach?
Nobila Airport Hotel is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 4-star hotel offers 2 restaurants and 2 bars. It’s located just a short 1 mi (1.5 km) from Fidjrosse Beach. Other good choices within a short distance include Maison Rouge and Sun Beach Hotel.
What about the best place to stay close to Fetish Market?
One of the top choices for your stay is Bénin Royal Hôtel, located a short 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Fetish Market, and this 4-star hotel offers a full-service spa and 2 restaurants. Riviera Hotel Benin and Benin Hotel Terminus are other good choices nearby.
What's the best hotel for a beach vacation in Cotonou?
Ibis Cotonou is a top beach hotel with a restaurant and free WiFi. Other good choices to stay near the beach include Best Western Plus Nobila Airport and Novotel Orisha Cotonou. Spend some quality time by the water at Fidjrosse Beach.
What are some accommodations with pools in Cotonou?
Benin Marina Hôtel is a popular 4-star resort featuring an outdoor pool, a children’s pool, and 2 restaurants. A couple of other options with an onsite pool include Bénin Royal Hôtel and Hôtel Villa Les Orchidées.

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