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Douala hotels and places to stay

Hôtel Résidence St David
3.5 out of 5
Avenue de L'Indépendance, Douala
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3.96 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Hôtel magnifique à y aller à Douala !!!

"Séjour en famille avec nos deux enfants à bas âge. Prévenez l’hôtel à l’avance si vous avez des enfants pour un lit bébé éventuellement. Les lits sont très grands les chambres espacieuses avec des meubles de qualité tenues au propre. Le personnel est très accueillant et est réactif aux demandes. ..."…"

Reviewed on May 10, 2018

Hôtel Résidence St David
Hotel Mboa
3 out of 5
Akwa Nord, Douala, Région du Littoral
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4.64 mi from city center
2/5 (2 reviews)

"I never live here for the three days I booked and pay the hotel. I got there around 7 pm untill 10pm, no lights, no generator. I was in the black out untill I decided to take an hotel somewhere else. I need the refund of all the three nights I booked for."…"

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2020

Hotel Mboa
Hôtel Résidence La Falaise
4 out of 5
503, boulevard de la Liberté, Douala
The price is $107 per night
4.99 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (35 reviews)

"Very good hotel with great customer service. Good location in the city"…"

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2019

Hôtel Résidence La Falaise
Couba Club
3 out of 5
Bonamoussadi, Carrefour Santa Barbara, Douala, Littoral
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2.03 mi from city center
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Vallée des Princes Hôtel
3 out of 5
Boulevard de la République, Douala
The price is $65 per night
4.28 mi from city center
2.6/5 (10 reviews)

"Water pressure in the bath not high enough. Make sure you offer clients the chance to book online with breakfast included."…"

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2019

Vallée des Princes Hôtel
Lewat Hotel
3.5 out of 5
2699, Boulevard de La Republique, Douala
The price is $43 per night
3.85 mi from city center
3.3/5 (4 reviews)

"This isn’t even a hotel! Trrrible place! Do not even consider this filty place at all."…"

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2018

Lewat Hotel
Douala Rabingha Hotel
4 out of 5
35 Avenue Des Cocotiers, Douala
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $71 per night
5.54 mi from city center
3.2/5 (83 reviews)

"Food was good at the restaurant. Internet was decent speed. The staff were very friendly and welcoming."…"

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2019

Douala Rabingha Hotel
ONOMO Hotel Douala
2.5 out of 5
Avenue Charles de GAULLE, Bonanjo, Douala
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $87 per night
5.19 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (12 reviews)

"Stayed there one Friday night. Check-in was smooth and easy. Remember that room tax is due on check-in or check-out."…"

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2019

ONOMO Hotel Douala
Hôtel Lumière D'Akwa
2 out of 5
Rue Dubois de Saligny, Douala
The price is $29 per night
4.82 mi from city center
2/5 (2 reviews)
moody receptionist and unreliable shuttle bus.

"unfriendly staff,unreliable shuttle bus,the same food served as breakfast, room not cleaned cosinstently and smelling straff (i had to offer a roll-on to a room attendant ). Not being rude or fussy about the roll-on but seriously they don`t wash. Overall, i had a bad experience with the door man ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2017

Hôtel Lumière D'Akwa
Hôtel SAWA
4 out of 5
488 Rue De Verdun - Bonanjo, Douala
The price is $101 per night
5.49 mi from city center
3.3/5 (30 reviews)
Hotel SAWA is a great deal for a great hotel.

"Hotel SAWA is a great hotel in a good location. It is a good deal. The staff is very helpful. The on-site restaurant is clean and serves good food as well. The rooms are clean and serviced daily. The front desk staff are available and helpful. We have stayed there 3 times now. The main lobby is under ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2019

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Visiting Douala

Visitors can enjoy all that Douala has to offer including the water parks, waterfront, and monuments. Tourists can also enjoy the city's art and museums. A top sight in the city is Port of Douala.

  • There are 86 hotels and other accommodations in Douala
  • The closest major airport is in Douala (DLA-Douala Intl.), 3.1 mi (5.1 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Douala

Notable city landmarks like La Nouvelle Liberte and Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul might be worth a visit. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Port of Douala and Eko Market.

In Douala, there are 86 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have a variety of choices for a perfect holiday retreat. Below are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Hôtel Résidence La Falaise - With a stay at this 4-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and free parking, along with free WiFi.
  • Ibis Douala - Our customers like the pool and WiFi at this hotel. This 3-star hotel features free breakfast, a restaurant, and an outdoor pool.
  • Hotel Akwa Palace - With a stay at this 4-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to 3 restaurants and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its dining options and pool.

Dressing for Douala

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 86°F and the nighttime average to be 73°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 86°F during the day and 71°F at night
  • July through September averages 81°F during the day and 71°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 85°F during the day and 71°F at night
  • Douala gets about 163.35 inches of rain per year
  • Hottest months are usually February and January with an average temperature of 86°F, while the coldest months are July and October with an average of 71°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Douala?
Douala Rabingha Hotel is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data. This 4-star hotel offers 2 restaurants and an outdoor pool. Other good options for your visit include Hotel Akwa Palace and Hôtel Résidence La Falaise.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Douala, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel reservations are refundable if you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your arrival date. If your reservation is non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to get top deals in Douala.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Douala?
To find more details about changing or cancelling your trip to Douala, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best place to stay when traveling with kids to Douala?
Futuris Hotel is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free parking. Other good options for your kid-friendly vacation include Hotel Beausejour Mirabel and Somatel Hotel.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Douala?
Futuris Hotel is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and free WiFi for its human guests. Other good choices for you and your pet include ibis Douala and Hôtel SAWA.
Where is the best hotel to stay near Port of Douala?
Ibis Douala is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. It’s located just a short 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Port of Douala. Other good choices close by include Hôtel SAWA and Douala Design Hotel.
What about the best place to stay close to Eko Market?
One of the top choices for your stay is Hôtel Résidence La Falaise, located next to Eko Market, and this 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Hotel Akwa Palace and ibis Douala are two other good choices in the immediate area.
What are some accommodations with pools in Douala?
Douala Rabingha Hotel is a popular 4-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, 2 restaurants, and free WiFi. A couple of other options that feature an onsite pool include Denver Plaza Hotel and Hôtel La Falaise Bonanjo.
What is the best spa hotel in Douala?
The great VIP class is a top spa hotel with an arcade/game room, billiards/pool table, and concierge services. Kick back and relax in the sauna. Other popular spa hotels in Douala include Serena Palace Hotel and Hôtel Bano Palace.
What's the best accommodation near Douala International Airport (DLA)?
Rovie Hotel is a popular 3.5-star hotel featuring free breakfast and a restaurant. It’s located a short 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Douala Intl. Airport. Other places to stay near the airport are Saffana Hôtel and Hôtel Résidence St David.
What is staying in Douala like?
Visitors can enjoy all that Douala has to offer including the water parks, waterfront, and monuments. Tourists can also enjoy the city’s art and museums. A top sight in the city is Port of Douala. In Douala, there are 119 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.
What should I do while I'm visiting Douala?
Landmarks like Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul and La Nouvelle Liberte might be worth a visit. Port of Douala is another notable sight to explore.

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