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Calabash Residence

Booking.comUS$ 92*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 129*
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

Went one evening and had a reasonable meal. Good variety on the menu and reasonably priced. When the food arrived it was okay - nothing special but not bad either. An okay place to eat but a slightly strange atmosphere. I did notice that on another occasion when I popped in for a beer the manager was a little off...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Stayed here on a work trip to Gambia in mid January 2017 (just at the time of the crisis when President Jammeh was considering whether or not to step down). It's a very nice little hotel, not the flashest place on the block maybe, but still has a nice swimming pool etc round the back and is only a short...

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Thank Colin F
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We have just returned from a fantastic week in the calabash. All the staff were excellent and friendly and always ready to help. The location is suberb-just a few minutes from the beach. We will definately return.

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1Thank 479viv
kent
Reviewed 4 April 2016

We stayed in a one bedroom apartment, which was very spacious. It has cooking facilities, a dining room and front room with sofas and tv. Aircon and a safe are free. The apartment was cleaned daily and fresh towels provided. The pool area is lovely and towels are provided, Max the pool boy is a real credit to the hotel....

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Thank emgems2012
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

I had the most amazing stay in Calabash Residence. The rooms, technically flats, re huge, well equipped for self catering. The staff is beyond helpful and always smiling. Staying around them you feel like you're staying with family. Their own restaurant is very nice, with big selection an low prices but very nice food. They have a beauty saloon as...

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Thank cs-0727
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Best holiday ever !!stayed at calabash residence for 3 week the pool was lovely n cleaned every day by max.The food was amazing to.N carnt forget the one n only Mr n he couldn't do enough for you n never stopped smiling.N the lovely staff fatou n Sam n the amazing Alfa sowe!!

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2Thank Sue M
Redditch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

What can I say? Great apartment, great food and service and great people especially. They looked after us and we enjoyed their company every second we were there. Many thanks for making our stay a great one. All the very best to you all there especially Omar who became a great friend in the short week we had. And a...

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Thank Mark K
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Stayed at the Calabash for a week in the delux twin room...what a place...all very happy, very courteous and polite and extremely clean and homely. Nothing is too much trouble for these great people...look out for Omah the waiter, Maimuna and Mr B ...oh and Derek the personal taxi driver for the company...just a note the exchange rate at the...

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Thank Andy L
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2016

We ended up having a few drinks on the terrace here on more occasions than I can remember during our 2 week stay. A bucket of Jubrew is cheap and it seems all the ex-pat Brits meet up there and exchange banter on everything that is important. The beer is cheap and we did eat here one evening, the food...

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1Thank Jan W
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Reviewed 10 February 2016

Arrived at this hotel on 25/1/16 for 2 weeks. Did not start off well we paid for a deluxe room but it was not available until the next day! Then the next day we moved there was not an iron so asked for this and got it! Then the bath is so high from the floor we asked for a...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A family run deluxe, self-catering apart-hotel with charmingly-furnished luxurious studio, 1 bedroom and 2 bedroom apartments. With offer a choice of standard & deluxe suites. Whether travelling for business or for pleasure, calabash residence offers you a convenient location, spacious & comfortable accommodation, friendly service and genuine gambian warmth. We cater for both long & short term stay. The apartment are located 15mins from the airport, in the popular tourism area of kotu beach, 2 minutes walking distance from supermarkets and wide range of affordable restaurants & bars. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Calabash Residence

Address: Palma Rima Road | P.O. Box 201, Banjul, Kotu, Gambia
Region: Gambia > Banjul Division > Kotu
Price Range: ₹ 3,359 - ₹ 5,877 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Calabash Residence 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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Calabash Residence Gambia/Kotu
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“Our room was on 2nd floor. No problem for us but check if any infirmities”
479viv, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Delux twin double bedroom each with en suite, lounge, kitchen and diner...awesome..and freezing cold air con....”
andylL5290DL, 9 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Over look the pool the rest overlook the bar so very noisy”
simmonsEnglandKent, 10 Feb 2016 | Read review
“First and Second Floor Apartments have external balconies with best views on Top Floor.”
MikeH462013, 9 Apr 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are excellent, but I would go for the one bed apartment as I found the studio a bit small for the two of us.”
BrianA27, 17 Mar 2015 | Read review
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