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Azalai Hotel Salam

BP 104, Bamako 104, Mali
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Havelock
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Large rooms, clean sheets, comfortable beds and great friendly staff sums up what I call a very pleasant stay. The food is good whether it is the buffet or the a la carte restaurant. Nice big pool and decent gym. Easy access the the city centre.

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

I went to Bamako for business purpose and could not move too much from the hotel, for security reasons. So, Hotel Salam was my horizon for 5 days and I appreciated it. At a first glance, I found the rooms a little bit old fashoned and dark, but they are quite large and clean. I also visited the public part... More 

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Negotiated a good price and was pleasantly surprised. Excellent attentive staff. Bar food and Room service food good. Breakfast buffet cold even though the trolley was steaming. The chef needs to know the difference between scrambled eggs and rice pudding. Otherwise great place and good security

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We constantly travel to all places in Africa and I believe this is the worst experience we have faced. The hotel staff were not friendly, rooms were okay but most of the times missing towels, shampoo or tissues. They were also not sprayed regularly. To end all this, there was yet another problem with our late checkout, and we were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I was guest in your Hotel in late September. The service received at the hotel was great. Upon check-in I met the Hotel Manager Jules who welcomed me in the lobby with kindness and professionalisme. He acquired about my trip and wish me a great stay and handed me his business card asking me to contact him if i need... More 

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julinas, Manager at Azalai Hotel Salam, responded to this review

Dearest Sir Greetings from Bamako I would like to thank you for your kind words and I am very delighted to find out that your overall stay is satisfactory. Please rest assured that all Staff will be retrained in exceeding guests expectations. Our hotel will get renovated very soon and I would like to invite you to enjoy the new... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

I came to stay in this "Hotel" for 2 nights. I found it via Trip Advisor, as usual. Because I did not have credits on my phone, I just went there with Google Maps. The Address was correct, the name was on top of the building, but I was not allowed to enter the parking area. I maybe have to... More 

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julinas, Manager at Azalai Hotel Salam, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Kocik Greetings from Salam Hotel First I would like to thank you for conveying your feedback regarding your booking in Salam Second please accept my deepest apology for the conduct of our Security guards. I am very embarrased by their behaviour and please rest assured that I will investigate this matter and take a serious corrective actions to... More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Held functions at this hotel, visited many times, spent many Sunday afternoons. Rooms musty and full of mosquitoes although charming with very artistic finishings. Quite dark with water supplies being erratic. However, it is close to the very few amenties in Bamako

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julinas, Manager at Azalai Hotel Salam, responded to this review

Dear Sir or Mrs. Kindest Greetings from the Salam Hotel First I would like to thank you for conveying your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. Second I would like to extend my sincere apology for the discomfort you experienced with the mosquitoes and the water condition during your stay with us. Please rest assured that we are spraying... More 

Washington
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57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 384 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

There were a lot (more than normal amount) of mosquitoes, and the water wasn't working quite right. It took them an unreasonably long time for my credit card charge to go through, and they played around with the exchange rate.

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julinas, Hotel Manager at Azalai Hotel Salam, responded to this review

Dear Sir or Mrs. Kindest Greetings from the Salam Hotel First I would like to thank you for conveying your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. Second I would like to extend my sincere apology for the discomfort you experienced with the mosquitoes and the water condition during your stay with us. In reference of the credit card processing,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013 via mobile

Where to start ? Full of mosquitoes : in other hotels I have been, rooms are sprayed on a regular basis, here it was a mosquitoes fiesta. Smelly room, worn walls, old and worn furniture, tainted carpeting, uncomfortable bed. Truly Un-inviting bathroom. The only positive is the nice staff. Just terrible, especially if you think you are being booked in... More 

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julinas, Manager at Azalai Hotel Salam, responded to this review

Dear Sir or Mrs. Kindest Greetings from the Salam Hotel First I would like to thank you for conveying your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. Second I would like to extend my sincere apology for the discomfort you experienced with the mosquitoes and the conditions of the bed, the room and the bathroom. Please rest assured that our... More 

San Francisco Peninsula
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Bright and clean room, comfortable bathroom w/tub...hotel felt cleaner and brighter than during our last visit, 2 years ago. Breakfast buffet was generous, well run, although in a dark room, without windows. Lobby was large and bright with attractive decor throughout.

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julinas, Manager at Azalai Hotel Salam, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Kindest Greetings from the Salam Hotel I would like to thank you for conveying your feedback regarding your stay with us and thank you for your kind words and your great comments. I will share this comment with the team and please rest assured that we will continue seeking excellence in order to deliver our promises to all... More 

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