Introduction: Located west of the city center in the rapidly developing ACI 2000 district, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Bamako provides upscale lodging close to many government offices and business sites. This modern hotel features 190 rooms and suites with amenities like Free high-speed, wireless Internet, individual climate control and satellite television. Visit the on-site restaurant and bars to sample a variety of world cuisines, including local dishes that blend West African and French culinary traditions. Other relaxing features of this Bamako hotel include an outdoor pool, an elegant spa and a well-equipped fitness center. The Radisson Blu Hotel, Bamako also serves as one of the city’s most popular conference venues, offering event hosts a stunning 508-square-meter ballroom and meeting rooms with advanced audiovisual equipment and Free high-speed, wireless Internet access.
Above information is how the hotel presents itself on their website.
Below is my experience based on a one-night stay at the property.
My arrival experience: Fast check-in before being escorted to the room.
What I loved: To find comfort in the hectic, dusty city of Bamako.
What about the food: The breakfast exceeded my expectations. Very nice buffet with local and imported items.
What about the service: As good as it gets in a country like Mali. The front desk was attentive and friendly. Some even spoke good English.
What about the rooms: Rooms of Radisson standard with comfortable bed, working desk, flatscreen Tv, bathtub and separate rain shower.
Number of rooms: 190.
Type of property: City hotel.
Location: Bamako, Mali.
Facilities: Pool, gym, spa and business/meeting facilities.
Complimentary internet: Yes and faster than expected.
My overall impression: Good+ experience. Very satisfied with my stay. Mali is one of the least developed countries int the world and Bamako one of the dirtiest. Still you find a comfortable international hotel where you can escape and feel at home. I like that.