The Hendrina Khan Hotel in Timbuktu is a new and modern hotel located approximately 20 to 30 minutes walk from the old town. Rooms are basic but clean and all have private facilities with hot water available 24 hours a day. The hotel has an open air restaurant as well as an indoor air-conditioned restaurant.
Spread over three buildings in the center of town, the three Colombes have identical rooms which are generous in size, tiled and very comfortable. Although you’re in the center of town, from the terrace you can watch the sunset over the low sand hills which are visible just a few hundreds meters away.
La Maison, is a hotel made from a renovated traditional home. The owner is a Bambara-French woman who has lived extensively in France. The style is a mix of the traditional and the modern, which should be appealing to those wanting to experience Timbuktu without forsaking all the comforts of of the west. It is, in fact, luxurious by local standards.