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Bruges, Belgium
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this a awesome, special place to be, especially the coffee. at night time , very noisy with english contractors but....enjoyable. meeting place for hickers and trackers. foodis great. the compound is secure ,just behind german embassy

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We stayed at the Sleeping Camel for seven nights. It should have been about four, but as people will tell you,"it's hard to leave the Camel". Staff are super friendly and helpful, beer is cold and plentiful and food is delicious. We wouldn't stay anywhere else in Bamako, this is really a great place to relax, have a couple drinks...

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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

One of the best place in Bamako to have drink, have food, have a great time for brunch, lunch, diner, karaoke! Food is delicious and various mix of western and Malian and the cocktail Coulibaly is a must have! The team is thoughtful and welcoming - it feels like home :)

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Bamako, Mali
Reviewed 21 January 2017

For those used to the lower budget more relaxed atmosphere and services of a European style auberge or hostel, this place is great. The American manager is responsive to customers needs and friendly. The local staff are relaxed. There's a great outside (shaded) common eating area with big TV screens for watching sports and news, places for campers, motorbikes, rooms,...

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nijmegen
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here the seven of us to get various visas. Very secure place, lovely staff and good food. The place to be in Bamako. I ordered chips with peanut sauce and I didn't like it at all. The owner tasted it himself and said that's the way it should be. I am used to the Indonesian sauce and said...

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Girona, Spain
Reviewed 13 December 2016

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Sydney, Australia
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“ask for room with bathroom inside if you don't like to have a shared toilet and shower.”
 of 5 bubbles Patriaguides, 18 Nov 2015 | Read review
“The dorm is great, the resto is good as well, just be careful with all the guys hanging around wanting to become your guide.”
 of 5 bubbles f0adk, 2 Oct 2015 | Read review
“wide facility and price range from AC to ceiling fans to dormitory to camping out.”
 of 5 bubbles burnedoutprof, 11 May 2015 | Read review
“Single rooms have fans and mosquito nets. The dormitory was also fine.”
 of 5 bubbles JoelLF123, 20 Mar 2015 | Read review
“The rooms for same price are very different, I stood at rooms 10 and 3, the letter is much more comfortable and specious.”
 of 5 bubbles NikolayTbilisi, 15 Feb 2015 | Read review
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