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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our visit to Grand Bassam from a cruise ship included lunch at the Etoil du Sud. Our coach was escorted by a jeep full of soldiers carrying AK47 guns. We left the Museum of Costume, and a burnt out run down building opposite and turned down a dirt road to arrive at the hotel. The tables for lunch were arranged...

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Mauritius
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for the day a couple of weeks ago as I had meetings in Grand Bassam. This is the hotel that sadly had the AlQaeda massacre last March. Hotel is right on the beach, so great location. However, the rooms are in need of a lot of TLC. The Wi-Fi was poor too. So maybe a hotel to...

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Stillwater, Oklahoma
Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I took a two day excursion here to escape the hustle and bustle of Abidjan. The hotel room was nice and clean. The pool was great. The best part of our stay was that we were right next to the sea. All of the rooms have a balcony with a view of the sea. There were people...

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Mbabane, Swaziland
Reviewed December 27, 2016

Obviously at some point the best hotel in Grand Bassam but they have never cared to renovate or upgrade. Service needs to improve, menu needs to improve - if they are serving buffet you MUST have it or wait until 3:00 pm to select other choices from the menu. Breakfast is poor, no brewed coffee, eggs or cereal. Sadly not...

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Vancouver
Reviewed November 21, 2016

We came after the terrible tragedy that happened here six months ago. The tour buses travelled in a caravan with police escorts vehicles. So security was not an issue. Lovely hotel with vast grounds and right by the ocean.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

My colleague stayed in this hotel and I had dinner and lunch there a couple of times. The location couldn't be better. The restaurant is between the pool and the ocean and the setting is very nice. The ocean is pretty strong here so the sound of waves crashing is fantastic! We had pizza and another day we had risotto....

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed September 22, 2016

To be on the Atlantic ocean with waves crashing in as you sit by the pool or have some lunch is a total luxury. If this is your desire then Etoile du Sud is paradise. If you wish to eat vegetarian, sleep in a room that exudes luxury and total comfort in an atmosphere of controlled air-conditioning and of scents...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful hotel to stay on the beach when on a short visit to Abidjan. Nice drive to reach hotel and beautiful sea views and a nice Budget hotel to stay Staff were friendly but their supervisors bit reserved. Internet was working fine. Food was nice. Rooms are well organized with nice balconies.

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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed August 28, 2015

Because of different businesses I travel a lot to ivory coast and was there several times. For me there are some important reasons very important, that means safety, quality and sanitariness. The Etoile du Sud is in the heart of Grand Bassam, on the border to the sea, in the night you hear the force of the nature. There is...

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Reviewed April 6, 2015 via mobile

Nice affordable hotel. Close to Abidjan and easy by taxi for 25 000cfa return trip. Splendid view. Excellent private pool. 1st comers get breakfast. If you're late you end up with bread only. Love the place and will go again.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Etoile du Sud

Address: BP 167, Grand Bassam, Cote d'Ivoire
Location: Cote d'Ivoire > Lagunes Region > Grand Bassam
Price Range: $79 - $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 42
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“Ask to see a choice first before choosing the best available”
 of 5 bubbles domurchu1, Sep 22, 2016 | Read review
“best views you will have in the rooms 301 to 306”
 of 5 bubbles AfricaGreenTec, Aug 28, 2015 | Read review
“In the oceanfront rooms you will hear the load roar of the Atlantic Ocean all night long.”
 of 5 bubbles btill, Feb 16, 2013 | Read review
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