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Azalai Hotel Nord Sud

Avenue Du Mali Hamdalaya ACI 2000, Bamako 1060, Mali
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Ranked #21 of 32 Hotels in Bamako
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

Stayed in March 2012. Welcoming lobby that also provides access to the resturaunt, a gift shop, and stairs leading to the chambers. The walls were decorated with varying types of local crafts. The thick exterior walls provided ample protection to the small arms fire that emanated throughout the city; resulting in a difficult time of sleeping with the staccato echo.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2009

There are plenty of nice hotels with good service in Bamako - the Nord-Sud is not one of them. I really like the other Azalai hotels in Bamako (The Grand Hotel and the Hotel Salaam) and thus, when I couldn't get a room at either of those, I booked a room at the Nord-Sud, thinking it would be of comparable... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2009

I stayed at the Hotel Nord Sud for two and a half nights during my first stay in Bamako. I was encoraged by the two positive reviews for the hotel but was very disappointed by the reality. The hotel is at least average or better for West Africa, however, did not deserve the two positive reviews here and certainly three... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2009

the rooms are clean and there is a nice pool and small workout facility. it is well located for visiting government offices in town-many were within walking distance. no complaints at all. except--tons of mosquitos. they are in the rooms and in the lobby/restuarnat. we are not talking about one or two. there were swarms.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2009

We arrived in Bamako with the Budapest-Bamako rally. The official startline was the Azalai Salam. This was a terrible disappointment. The staff was rude and obnoxious, the food poor, breakfast appaling and the rooms rather standard (considering the price). After one night we decided to move (after a suggestion by some of our friends). We ended up at sister hotel... More 

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