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The Sleeping Camel

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Rue 25-Porte 80 Badalabougou Est, Bamako 0000 Mali See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

They just add super fast wifi. They have a nice restaurant with friendly atmosphere. We stayed in our roof tent and use clean toilets and hot shower after a long trip frol Mauritania. But the best was Kevin and Heike the managers. Kevin its a...More

Thank Facundo S
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

I would give more than 5 stars if it would be posible, Kevin and Heike has been so nice with us. They have speed wi fi and a nice restaurant. We did camping in outr roof tent, clean bathroom and meet other overlanders. Also rooms...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

The Sleeping Camel is simply the best place to stay in Bamako. Lovely staff, good food, safe. Stayed here many times in the course of one year. Never disappointed! Phil, the manager, is a sweetheart! Very helpful! The location is ideal, right next to the...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2018

Was there on business and was advised to visit, linked next to the German embassy i was surprised at how down to earth this place was, plenty of screens to watch the football, very secure and the drink prices were cheap, people of all nationalities...More

Thank offshore09
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

We spend great time with my 1 in The Sleepy Camel in Bamako. Best place to meet with another's travelerers, take a rest of the overland trip, and enjoy beers and meals. Kevin, the manager, is an very nice guy and have a good information...More

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Situated in a quiet area of Badalabougou close to the Niger River, a short walk to local bars, eating places, banks & shops, and just a 10 minute walk into the heart of Bamako.The owners have spent 10 years ...More travelling & leading tours throughout Africa and using their experience have set up a little oasis in Bamako for travellers to use as a home away from home and as a base for further travel in West Africa.The Sleeping Camel also features its very own well-stocked bar and restaurant, and a peaceful garden to relax in. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Air Conditioning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Wheelchair Access
Pool
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Location
Mali > Bamako
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
10
Location
Mali > Bamako
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Traveller (31)
Dining (9)
Room & Suite (5)
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Response from Stefan B | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they have conference room. Also no pool. Is just a very nice small hotel with a good African restaurant. They allow also to camp.
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"Try the local beer its cheap"
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"I liked room 12 and 14 better than room 4, but all were clean and equipped with AC/fans."
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"ask for room with bathroom inside if you don't like to have a shared toilet and shower."
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"The dorm is great, the resto is good as well, just be careful with all the guys hanging around wanting to..."
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