Stupidly expensive hotel, but then that is just what happens in Luanda. Rooms were very clean, breakfast buffet good, and room service food reasonable (but costly). If you've got business with the oil companies downtown, not a bad place to stay -- they are all walkable and driving/taxis in Luanda are impossible. They were good at helping me set up a reliable private driver to get to meetings in Talatona. When they take the imprint of your credit card to cover expenses put down the minimum possible. They will refund any surplus they have charged you, but if they haven't run accounts through the credit card that day they will pay you out in cash (kwanzas), not a card refund.
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The hotel is very nice, but I just cannot really get enthused about a hotel that in the rest of the world is worth about $200-$250 a night charging $450. Then further gouging $40 for a burger, $6-7 for small draft beer, $12-15 for a bottom shelf whiskey (you can buy the bottle for less locally), and $100 for a hotel lobby buffet dinner!
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