Discover the exceptional heritage of Saint-Louis and the 540 species of bird in Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary, an UNESCO World Heritage site. Travel through exotic landscapes and admire the Pink Lake and wild reserves such as Niokolo Koba, Bandia and Saloum Delta. Relax at Ngor and be seduced by the treasures of the city, the traditional markets and the Museum of African Art. With so many wonders to experience in Senegal, you need to stay in a haven of calm and comfort, like the Radisson Blu Hotel, Business Destinations’ Best Business Hotel, Senegal, 2014.
Nestled on the waterfront between the city centre and the international airport, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dakar faces the Atlantic Ocean. Offering the largest average room size in town, the hotel provides a range of room categories including those with a garden view, business class ocean rooms, as well as junior and executive suites.
The Olympic-sized, overflowing hotel pool offers a fantastic view of the Atlantic Ocean
A flatscreen LCD television with international channels, an e-safe adapted to laptops, a selection of magazines, a working desk with international plugs, and ironing equipment can be found in each room. The hotel is now equipped with an additional seven luxury apartments, allowing business guests to adapt their living space to individual or group needs.
The hotel has nine function rooms, all equipped with the best facilities for meetings, conferences, banquets and weddings. They can hold more than 350 people and are each fitted with state-of-the-art equipment, free high-speed internet access, and a hotel rewards programme dedicated to business partners, with exceptional benefits. Rooms are designed to incorporate unique meeting concepts, facilitating concentration, focus and innovative thinking.
A number of additional outlets are present alongside standard hotel facilities, such as a gourmet restaurant, a pool grill and bar, and the brand-new Little Buddha restaurant – with a sushi bar, a lounge bar and DJ. An up-to-date, dynamic fitness centre is also available to all guests and offers access to individual coaching, group lessons, a health bar, a steam zone and a relaxing pool. The Olympic-sized, overflowing hotel pool offers a fantastic view of the Atlantic Ocean and a great atmosphere during the daily live concerts. A new international-branded spa is the latest addition to the complex and features 10 relaxing treatment rooms, Ayurvedic treatments and special spa packages.
Linked to one of the most luxurious shopping malls in west Africa, the hotel delivers its exclusive ‘super breakfast buffet’, as well as express or late check-out, a 100 percent guest satisfaction guarantee, the Club Carlson global rewards programme and more. The hotel’s driving attitude is, ‘Yes I can’, based on skills and know-how, and cultivating a strong relationship between the Radisson Blu Hotel and its guests.
To ensure guests have a comfortable and enjoyable stay, the hotel features an ‘easy connect’ system, which offers free and simple connection to the internet. For business class customers the hotel also provides a free daily newspaper, access to a Nespresso coffee machine, pay-per-view films, a bathrobe, slippers and breakfast in your room.
The hotel has established a ‘grab and run’ morning concept, combining exercise with a hearty and healthy breakfast. It has become a permanent feature, and takes place between 5am (because everyone has a different timetable), up until the breakfast room opens, where there will be a buffet serving seasonal fruit, coffee and energy bars.
The Radisson Blu Hotel is always committed to ensuring every guest has an enjoyable stay and as such offers a number of premium services, including ‘express laundry’ – a laundry service available from 8am until 8pm, with a free wash if it takes longer
than three hours. There is also the super ‘breakfast buffet’ , which is unique to Radisson and provides breakfast in the form of a buffet full of international flavours.
In the summer, 30 new business suites, two new meeting rooms and one conference room will be added to the hotels ever-expanding complex. The hotel brand values are designed to offer 100 percent guest satisfaction, which is why it introduced ‘experience meetings’, a new service that harmonises meeting essentials, to guarantee satisfaction from the start to the end of a meeting.
The concept has three main features. The first – ‘brain food’ – focuses on special healthy menus developed by nutritionists and the hotel’s chef, to provide guests with the right food to take care of the mind, improve efficiency and increase concentration levels. The next feature is the Brain Box, a room where creativity can be expressed with no restrictions. It has walls you can write on, colours that spark your brain into action and flexible furniture – the perfect elements to stimulate ideas. The final part consists of several essential factors – fast and free wi-fi, experienced and engaged staff, gold points offered to members of Club Carlson for meetings booked, and a responsible, environmentally friendly attitude.
The Radisson Blu Hotel has also created the ‘business centre service’ for the convenience of its customers, which is fitted with suitable office equipment, computers, and so forth, for professionals who need an office environment and professional assistance. The hotel provides all you need for a successful stay in Africa.