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Kairaba Hotel

3 of 5 hotels in Kololi

4 out of 5 from 6 reviews
5 stars
Serrekunda, Ampaya PMB 390, Gambia

6 Reviews

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Review Overview

  • Cleanliness
  • Entertainment
  • Food
  • Service
  • Location
Tricia
8 years 7 months ago
the hotel was fab could not fault it at all,breakfast was always loverly plenty of choice,we ate at the hotel every lunch time good choice, good value,tried some of the restruants in the evening,good food fantastic staff,the hotel put on tea coffee and cakes in the afternoon,could not fault this hotel at all,all the staff were fantastic every single one,room cleaned daily, fresh towels,and bedding changed changed daily,the staff in the havanna bar went out of there way to make sure you were happy,we had room service one night and the food was fab, all in all good hotel,best staff ever,no complaints at all returning next year for sure.
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Travel operator: thomas cook

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Brian
8 years 10 months ago
The Gambia is fabulous. Friendly, hot and untouched by mass tourism.
Kairaba is not 5 star as you may experience in the Caribbean or Europe. Perhaps a 4 star at best.
However it is one of the best hotels (on balance) you will find in the Gambia and I rate it highly for its grounds, rooms, location and facilities. We have stayed here many times.

Breakfast has not changed for say 8 years, but it served on a wonderful terrace with sea views. The evening Buffets (different each night) can become boring. The pool is not heated... an amazing oversight when you consider the number of guests who mention it. One year they had a fabulous canadian singer/guitarist/kareoke but normally very little entertainment. It is a quiet place to rest from the hurly burly outside.

However where else can you go in 5 hours like this?
1) It has great grounds, lots of grass and much room around the pool.
2) Its on the beach
3) Good choice of quality rooms.
4) You do not have to leave the Hotel but just outside are restaurants (some very good), cafes etc for people watching and shopping. Stay elsewhere and you will need to get taxis to come to this 'strip' every night.
5) Some excellent restaurants are only a short taxi ride away (ie Butchers Block would be first class anywhere.).
6) African Ministers stay here and the service is good+.


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Travel operator: Gambia Experience

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10 years 4 months ago
This is certainly the best 'resort' hotel we have stayed in. If you like being at one with nature, having monkeys on your balcony, beautiful coloured birds to watch from the comfort of your lounger and gardens with a range of trees and plants not seen outside of Kew Gardens, then this is the place for you.
Outstanding.

Clean rooms, excellent service, although the food wasn't up to the standard of restuarants in the town.

Some of the entertainment was good, some was poor.
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Travel operator: Gambia Experience

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Susan
10 years 9 months ago
This is a fantastic Hotel, everything was excellent, food, smiling helpful staff, rooms well kept and spotlessly clean.
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Travel operator: Thomas Cook

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Wills
11 years 5 months ago
Large, well kept hotel, gardens beautful and well looked after. Rooms clean though were a little 'worn' in places. Food was excellent, good portions and service was always with a smile. Entertainment was a bit repetative but nonetheless enjoyable.
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Travel operator: Gambia Experience

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11 years 10 months ago
I found the Kairaba a fantastic hotel. The grounds are amazing. All the staff are very helpful and friendly. I am a fussy eater and they always managed to accommodate my requests.

We had the best housekeeper. our room was spotless every day. We stayed in house number 5. We had fresh flowers in the room every day.

I cannot fault this hotel. The evening entertainment could have been a bit more exciting but who wants to sit in there hotel every evening.
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Travel operator: First Choice

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