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Etoile du Sud

BP 167 Grand Bassam, Grand Bassam, Cote d'Ivoire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

Had a walk on the beach in Grand Bassam and just on first impression decided this is the place to stay if you want a honeymoon quality experience. At Night you can go for a romantic walk on the clean sandy beach, there is a spotlight to keep it safe and beautiful, something not so common in West Africa. I... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Very good location, on a sandy beach in Grand Bassam. That's all. Very old facilities, some not working , poor service and high prices. The breakfast is covered with flies. Poor choice and fruits are not fresh. Small TVs in rooms. Beds are good and large. The wifi is not available in a the room and very slow where available.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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30 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

We had huge problems when we arrived at the hotel, they could not find our reservation and in addition they claimed that they did not know or have any contract with Expedia whatsoever. It was difficult to communicate with them because we could not speak French and they could not speak English. It took about 3 hours before they found... More

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Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
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74 reviews 74 reviews
21 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

Spent 3 days here and could not wait to leave. As you walk in the rooms smell like mildew so do the pillow and bedsheets. I had mine changed twice. The air cons are permanently on and the remote controls are removed from the room. I had to beg and plead with the reception staff to obtain one. Food is... More

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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Was here for a weekend check in was smooth and effortless the room looked clean. The view of the beach was nice however you can hardly enjoy it. You come out and the hustlers are all in your space and just being a nuisance. The pool is nice but the food here is nothing to write home about and it... More

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Arlington, Virginia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

After exploring Abidjan, Yamoussoukro, and Boake, I made my way to Grand Bassam in Cote D'Ivoire for some fresh air!! A friend who lives in Abidjan recommended this hotel and I am so glad. The location is perfect. Right on the beach, where you can watch an interesting flow of locals passing by all day long. If you prefer to... More

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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20 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

Last Sunday I went with colleagues to this place for lunch. The place is not easy to find, no sign boards but near the main road.The location is nice, the personnel friendly but very slow and disorganized. We had to wait a full hour for our simple lunch of meat or fish wirh french fries or rice! There is a... More

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Albany, NY
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2007

We checked in on February 22, and stayed one week to celebrate my birthday. Service was great, food wasn't bad, it was pretty good. The people solved your every needs, it was really great.

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Chicago, Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
28 hotel reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2005

We stayed at E'toile du Sud for a few days in 2003. Having toured a few other hotels in Grand Bassam and seen they were less than optimal, it seemed like the best option. It is also the most expensive with rooms being around the equivalent $75 US/ night. Relatively new, it offers attractive, spacious rooms with balcony. The rooms... More

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Address: BP 167 Grand Bassam, Grand Bassam, Cote d'Ivoire
Location: Cote d'Ivoire > Lagunes Region > Grand Bassam
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