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Laico El Farouk Hotel

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went there for dinner only... The food is terrible.. The buffet was very limited.. The taste was unbearable.. The service was very stiff. I regret paying any money here. They really should be ashamed.

Thank Pheraona A
Pune, India
Reviewed 7 December 2016

stayed from 28th nov to 6th dec 2016. pathethic hotel. Pick up to airport was in a shabby vehicle, dusty from inside. after check in, found out flush and shower not working. So had to change the room. In other room, no hot water. Wifi not working. I got hot water on 3rd day of my stay. Till then had...

Thank vishaljad
Reviewed 19 October 2014 via mobile

Just a word to describe this please "DISGUSTING", the ceiling of the bathroom is collapsing cause of mold and a licking coming from the above floor, Housekeeping is a quite questionable. The staff is unprofessional and with no manners at all, during my stay of 2 weeks I asked "several" times for a more decent room but no luck, at...

Thank Enjoy_1973
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 12 June 2014

Instead of wasting your time and reading the rest of this review, just STOP and FORGET about staying a this hotel. Nonetheless, if you would like to know why, then by all means, read on! I'm not sure where to start. Firstly, the entire hotel is dark and shady. When I was there the management claimed it was "full" yet...

2Thank Chris S
Bamako, Mali
Reviewed 28 November 2013

Fairly clean rooms without too much stuff broken (most of the times...be prepared to ask for a new room if the lock or the AC doesn't work). Electricity and water working most of the times. Slow WIFI. No gym or gym like Environment. However an ok pool. Bad hotel restaurant with few choices (and not that good ones either...asking for...

Thank Erik H
Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 6 May 2013

Staff at reception are ok, they certainly don't overdo it, they wouldn't give you any explanation for example as to where and when breakfast was happening or where you could find the pool - you got to ask. Rooms are spacious, but dark, rather dirty (while doing some yoga poses in my room I got a glimpse under the bed...

Thank misssunshine66
Reviewed 5 May 2013

This was my second time staying at the hotel and the experience was far better than the first time. This may be due to the fact I stayed longer this time and got to really use the hotels facilities but one thing that remained constant was the inconsistency of friendly and helpful staff. The reception and porter team were very...

1Thank shawnpeach
Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 16 June 2011

This hotel is recently bought by the Libya Hotels group. But it is still more commonly known by its old name ‘Kempinski’. I stayed here for 11 days on a business trip after the hotel I was booked in was not up to my expectation. I must say I got a much better walk in rate as compared to what...

2Thank shreyashah
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 17 April 2011

This is according to the sign outside the Hotel a 5 star Hotel, we reasoned that they must have painted on the stars them self. The Staff was friendly, but not helpfull. What was wrong, where to start? The food was very expensive, and I was shocked at what I got, I had a steak and chips, I have had...

2Thank Viljoen_Chris-Marie
Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 22 February 2011

While the staff were helpful and friendly, the environment was humbling; too simple rooms for a 5* hotel, stench in the passage, holed bathroom basins with no plugs, leaking toilets, dysfunctional fridges, tasteless food. It beats me why they won't take initiative to learn from their big brother (L'Amitie) esp iro food

1Thank Cosy11_11

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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Additional Information about Laico El Farouk Hotel

Address: Blvd du 22 Octobre 1946, Bamako BP E 5063 , Mali (Formerly Kempinski Hotel El Farouk Bamako)
Region: Mali > Bamako
Price Range: $146 - $239 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Laico El Farouk Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 90
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#7 Luxury Hotel in Bamako
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“In another hotel.”
Biz_Traveler005, 11 Jun 2014 | Read review
“get a room with a bed if possible!!! :-)”
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