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Vancouver
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112 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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107 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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52 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 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... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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53 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 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
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 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... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 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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Reviewed 4 August 2014 via mobile

Had a walk on the beach in Grand Bassam and just on first impression decided this is the place to stay if you want a honeymoon quality experience. At Night you can go for a romantic walk on the clean sandy beach, there is a spotlight to keep it safe and beautiful, something not so common in West Africa. I... More 

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Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
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55 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2014 via mobile

Very good location, on a sandy beach in Grand Bassam. That's all. Very old facilities, some not working , poor service and high prices. The breakfast is covered with flies. Poor choice and fruits are not fresh. Small TVs in rooms. Beds are good and large. The wifi is not available in a the room and very slow where available.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2014

We had huge problems when we arrived at the hotel, they could not find our reservation and in addition they claimed that they did not know or have any contract with Expedia whatsoever. It was difficult to communicate with them because we could not speak French and they could not speak English. It took about 3 hours before they found... More 

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Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire
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142 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2013 via mobile

Spent 3 days here and could not wait to leave. As you walk in the rooms smell like mildew so do the pillow and bedsheets. I had mine changed twice. The air cons are permanently on and the remote controls are removed from the room. I had to beg and plead with the reception staff to obtain one. Food is... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Etoile du Sud

Address: BP 167, Grand Bassam, Cote d'Ivoire
Region: Cote d'Ivoire > Lagunes Region > Grand Bassam
Price Range: $106 - $113 (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, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“best views you will have in the rooms 301 to 306”
 of 5 bubbles AfricaGreenTec, 28 Aug 2015 | Read review
“In the oceanfront rooms you will hear the load roar of the Atlantic Ocean all night long.”
 of 5 bubbles btill, 16 Feb 2013 | Read review
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