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Bamako, Mali
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is one of my favorites from the view of the River Niger. The rooms are nice. They have a pool. Security has improved. The neighborhood is on the south side of town, across the river. It is near the restaurants Bla Bla, Sleeping Camel, and Amadine's. Wifi is ok and covers the restaurant. Their brunch is good. There...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Badala a nice hotel adjacent to the south bank of Niger. WiFi is OK and the hotel restaurant serves really good, but quite expensive, food. The rooms are nice and clean and equipped with code + key safetyboxes. Some of the staff speaks English.

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Reviewed 31 July 2016

You enter through fairly well secured entrance. I you happen to be one of those people that will afford a smile to the people that will protect you then you will have a very friendly welcome. Staff is very attentive and friendly. There's a warm and familiar atmosphere. Food is very good, not to pricey. Rooms are clean, tidy and...

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Silver Spring, Maryland
Reviewed 26 May 2016

I will admit, I haven't been to Mali before. So, whereas, I have traveled around Western Africa, I don't have anything to compare this hotel to in country. However, I would love to stay here again. The room wasn't anything fancy, but that is typical in Western Africa. I did think it was spacious. The restaurant was good. However, it...

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Badala is one of the go to places for good food in Bamako. Perfectly located by the river, the hotel is hi in demand. Staff is very welcomming and professional. There is a good reason why expats usually fill up the restaurant.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 3 March 2016

This is a very nice little hotel with rooms in places you would not expect rooms to be! The staff are very friendly and able to help with your needs. Most are bilingual, which really helps if you do not speak French. There is a pool, but I never saw it used. The restaurant is good, but many mosquitoes by...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 1 February 2016

I have been a regular customer of this hotel for more than 2 years now and during the last two months I have been dining there about 2 to 3 times per week (all times of the day). Inconsistent is the word that would best describe how I feel in general about the service and quality. Some days you have...

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Falls Church, Virginia
Reviewed 24 November 2015

The restaurant has recently acquired a new chef, very attentive to specific dietary requests. The basic menu has definitely improved with his arrival! The food is not terribly varied, and travelers who spend several weeks here will definitely grow tired of the menu if they only eat here. However, the trilogie de brochettes (fish, chicken, and beef) and the tagiatelle...

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Dakar, Senegal
Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

This is one of the excellent restaurant in the subregion I've been in. Cost quality ratio is very good. "Filet de Boeuf" was outstandingly grilled and tasty. Desert was "tarte fine au pommes" prepared with some delay, but deserved the time spent in a nice ambiance with a view on the river. Highly recommended. Regards

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Cairo
Reviewed 20 October 2015

This is 1 of the most charming hotels in Bamako. The view in the morning of the river is nothing short of magical. The food is fine too. However, there are a number of significant issues. I had a suite and my shower was broken. They replaced the shower head but it can not be used attached to the wall...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service

Additional Information about Hotel Badala

Address: Le Pied dans l'Eau. Quartier Somono | Badalabougou-est, Bamako, Mali
Region: Mali > Bamako
Price Range: $121 - $203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 32
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Bamako
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“I stayed in the front part of the hotel. The mango tree had 20 bird nests. I didn't mind as I enjoyed waking up to the sounds of birds.”
 of 5 bubbles Colleengrant76, 26 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view of the river, provided at extra tariff.”
 of 5 bubbles Retired_Stockevik, 26 Jan 2015 | Read review
“No elevator so choose based on your fitness level!”
 of 5 bubbles wodaabe, 24 Nov 2011 | Read review
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