Hotel Merina Yaounde centre
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Merina Yaounde centre
Good value for money. Fairly new; clean. Good restaurant; nice pool deck. Centrally located in Yaoundé. Good choice for mid-range hotel.
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This morning we were up and ready to go at 06:30. Armel was at the hotel with Jean-Jacques, our driver for the next few days. He came with a not-too-old Toyota Carola. He is a Christian, which is a little unusual. For some reason most drivers I use tend to Muslim; they seem to gravitate toward certain jobs: driver, money changer, shepherd or …
... by his aunt's house (where he lived while studying nearby). He said that he wanted to prove to her that his beliefs / his church was real. I guess that the extended family doesn't think much of the beliefs and practices he was taught by his parents as a child. However, whatever they think they still supported him as he completed his studies. It was a quick visit during which we were offered whisky. Mr. M replied that he thought it was a little too early for a whisky (9:30 ...
... We continued about 45 minutes on this wide dirt road, with the future N1 paralleling us here and there. Then we arrived at Nkoteng, the deepest that I have ever been into the jungles of Central Africa. As we came into town, we saw large sugar can fields all around us. This area has long been home to a large cane sugar plant and a few others are in the region. We stopped in what we estimated to be the center of town and gave Mr. Tsimi a call. ...
This morning, Ben, the driver was at the hotel at 6:30 so we could leave at 07:00. It turned out he was from the north-west of Cameroon and English was his first language, so we spoke English, although his English was harder for me to understand than his French. The African accents tend to be more pronounced in English, that is to say, different from British or American English. I think the French have stayed more engaged in their former colonies, so there are more ...
... hundred low-rise apartment units. True, we have to go outside for all goods and services, but if it were proposed to put in a cafe or shop or recreation hall, I'm sure it would meet with approval. And, more to the point, we wouldn't be asked, it would just happen. Even I could only object intellectually, not emotionally. And if these services are good to have inside the wall, why not schools, hospitals, airports, etc? (At this a few of ...