Radisson Blu Mammy Yoko Hotel

Lumley Beach Road, Freetown, Sierra Leone | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $315.00
 

Travel Blogs from Freetown

Weddings, Wives and Waving Goodbye...

A travel blog entry by jerram.bateman

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... second...In lieu of sentiment at point of departure, you see, they opt for tangible...a black plastic bag containing one or two 'for the road'... On the subject of goodbyes, this will be my final post from Sierra Leone...unless, of course, something arouses my literary instincts in the next few days! On Tuesday, nearly six months after setting foot on African soil for the first time, I will begin the long, convoluted journey home...a journey that will take ...

Bye Bye to the Bush!

A travel blog entry by jerram.bateman

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... 40-odd miles of rough terrain between Kayima and Koidu on the back of a bike to be luxurious long-distance travel! As the conversation evolved, I was reminded of the Australian cult-classic 'The Castle', in which the narrator, Dale Kerrigan, pesters his sister and brother-in-law with seemingly inane questions about their recently completed travels... "So they give you food on the plane?" "What kind of food?" "And drinks too?" "Do they have palm wine?" "And there ...

Out of the bush...dirty, smelly, thirsty..but ok!

A travel blog entry by jerram.bateman

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... once I was completely satisfied that every last particle of grime had been scrubbed from my skin...some 30 minutes had passed! With the cleansing process almost complete, all that was left to do was to climb into bed, a bed with a proper mattress and clean sheets no less, switch on my iPad, and reconnect with the outside world! Not all the creature comforts of which we have become accustomed, however, were such a relief...access to the internet being one of them. While it was great ...

A week up-country

A travel blog entry by jerram.bateman

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... Bunduka and several witnesses, which was only resolved after he handed over 200,000 Le to compensate for loss of livelihood. Second, our driver, Sheku, was assaulted by four guys while looking for a place to sleep...there were whispers that he was misbehaving in a marital sense, but still, it was a little unsettling. And third, upon waking up after our first night in the village, Kenny's phone and charger had mysteriously disappeared, despite the fact that we were in ...

I'll never forget the smell of the sweat

A travel blog entry by stuzaza

During my time in wild west Africa i started using the phrase "howbe?", when greeting a buddy, so the cry in Ghana would be "'owbe Tjaali!!" (pronounced charlie, in the local vernacular it means friend) and the response would range from '' 'no bad my brudder" to "managing small". The latter indicates ruff! times and worry - often said with a forlorn expression and sometimes a precursor to a Passive Mugging Event.

Location

This 3 star hotel, located on Lumley Beach Road, Freetown, is near Place Menelik, Khor Ambado Beach, Yankari National Park, and Iga Idungaran.
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TripAdvisor Reviews Radisson Blu Mammy Yoko Hotel Freetown

3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

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