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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 28 June 2012

Staff doesn't understand English so U find language issues. Restaurant has limited options for Indians especially for vegetarians is concerned. Hotel has huge golf park and good swimming pool which you can join provided you have enough time. Overall I found its average and definitely not worth the 5 star status it has. Over Priced but considering Mali which has...

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USA
Reviewed 29 January 2012

The room at the Amitie' was modern, clean and attractive. The bed was especially comfortable. The view toward the river was panoramic through large picture windows. The room was quiet; the internet connection was free and unexpectedly fast. Good desk and closet space. Pretty good bathroom. Nice accommodation. But the front desk and conference facility of the hotel did not...

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 4 December 2011

I stayed at the hotel for a week, and I was very happy with the standard of the hotel. Clean, big rooms, excellent swimming pool, with a great view, and big and spacious bathroom with bath tub. However, there were some drawbacks. The toilet could have been washed better. Extremely expensive food and room service, the gym could have been...

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 10 March 2011

nothing to say or to advice other travellers in Bamako... Just AVOID! Malian legendary friendliness is not represented here. Eating at the restaurant is like eating at the canteen of a supermarket. No wonder why it is not Sofitel anymore, even can not reach the level of a Novotel. A shame as the location is nice

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Washington, DC
Reviewed 3 August 2010

Generally pleasant but poorly trained staff. One desolute restaurant plus one by pool during day. Pleasant but musty rooms (the carpets!). Surprises on the bill. Three stars at best.

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US
Reviewed 17 July 2010

Food prices in the restaurant were expensive as well as alcohol. Most staff do not speak English. French is very handy, but there is a local dialect which doesn't translate well from French. Rooms were comfortable and the AC worked . Metal detectors at the entrance were eye wash--everyone just walked through and were not stopped when the detector went...

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New York
Reviewed 30 May 2010

The hotel is a beautiful hotel, with a golf course, gym, spa, and all the rare commodities you would not find in Mali. There only problem is their business practice. Is everything you would expect from a use car salesman. Your bill will only be incorrect, you will be charged more than you thought, and no one ever knows who's...

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easygoing5
Reviewed 12 September 2009

I was very impressed with the staff professional and attentiviness to our needs and requests. The food was fantastic, you don't have to go out unless to visit the city if time allows. I am planning to go back this time for leissure and visit the country.

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Washington, DC
Reviewed 21 August 2009

I travelled to Bamako for business in June 09 and and stayed at l'amitie. I had a rather unpleasant experience, especially given that I was coming from Burkina Faso, where Laico has a superb facility in Ouaga. I struggled in l'amitie as I found the rooms too small, filthy, the carpet stained, walls too thin and service all right. I...

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Johannesburg
Reviewed 16 May 2009

What stands out most for me is the view of the pool and surroundings including the niger river from a distance. The quality of the food is outstanding. The service generally is very good and staff very attentive to the guests' needs. The only grips are that the internet is not free and the carpets in the room I occupied...

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms

Additional Information about LAICO l'Amitie Hotel

Address: Avenue de la Marne, Bamako 1720, Mali
Region: Mali > Bamako
Hotel Class:5 star — LAICO l'Amitie Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 191
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Laico l Amitie Hotel
Sofitel Bamako
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#6 Luxury Hotel in Bamako
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