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Hotel Le Rabelais

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Milwaukee, WI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2010

Stayed for three nights. Rooms were small and simple but the airconditioning worked well and the wifi was functional, though the speed was variable. The proprietress is a cranky french woman (Madam Martin, I believe), but everybody else was friendly and helpful. The price was about 36,000 cfa or $80 US a night. Also, there is an excellent french restaurant... More 

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Amstelveen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2010

Pleasant hotel with two good restaurants, a nice pool and excellent (homemade) icecream. Two elderly french ladies run the hotel and the reception. Hotel has its own "patisserie". Experienced personnel. There's even a beauty parlour. Most rooms are near the pool and restaurant. They are clean, light, carefully decorated in european style. Things (taps, lights, airconditioning, television, roomservice) actually work... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2009

We have stayed in this hotel for three nights, with a group of journalists and businessman on a fact finding mission on faretrade cotton. We had a room in the rearbuilding next to the pool. Clean, reasonable bed, good AC and given expectations a reasonable to good breakfast. Outside of the centre but some nice restaurants in the area. The... More 

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bamako
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2009

I usually stay at La Chaumiere, next to the Rabelais, when I come to Bamako. Unfortunately La Chaumiere was booked this time. I stayed in a room at Rabelais that was not very clean and full of mosquitos - even after spraying the room several days in a row. The staff are friendly and the food is just okay. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2008

The rooms are standard - but very clean and can be lovely. Interesting interiors in some [there are different buildings so if you dont like one room ask to see another one]. All very very clean - - though my room smelled of smoke which could not be dispelled after even one week. I did not want to change tho... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2008

A bit out on the eastern edge of town, this is an excellent hotel to start/finish a Malian trip. All French-speaking staff, they are friendly and helpful. Pool is an astounding oasis from the harsh Bamako days, and rooms are well-appointed and clean.

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  • Pool
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about Hotel Le Rabelais

Address: Quinzanbougou | Route de Sotuba, Bamako BP 2126, Mali
Location: Mali > Bamako
Price Range: $77 - $114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Le Rabelais 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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