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Bakotu Hotel

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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good48%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had 10 days here and it’s a lovely hotel if u only want basic there’s no air con only If u ask fir rental of a fan and there’s non left No kitchen area so it’s hard to take food back Breakfast was basic but...More

Thank bettyboop2013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

*Overall* We had a lovely clean room and the food was good, although breakfast choices were perhaps a bit limited. *Lamin* one of the gentlemen on reception is a credit to the hotel - courteous and helpful at all times. *The Captain's Table* restaurant was...More

1  Thank bamboo_eater
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have just returned from an amazing week at the Bakotu hotel with a friend and it really was one of the best experiences I could of wished for, for my first visit to Gambia. The hotel itself is pristinely cleaned, the gardens are well...More

1  Thank Jack E
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

As first timers to The Gambia we were slightly anxious as to what to expect. We had a fairly good flight with Thomas Cook with no delays and an easy transfer to Bakotu Hotel. Our welcome on arrival from the lovely guys in Reception instantly...More

Thank JudeandCharlie
Reviewed 11 March 2018

This hotel is a paradise for those who want to be close to the nature and want to relax. Friendly and helpful staff, quite good food, clean rooms and everything is working like it should. Good beach nearby, yet not too close. pool area is...More

1  Thank MaxTero
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Concierge
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$ 83 - US$ 86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$ 83 - US$ 86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
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shirleymarkinspain
10 April 2018|
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Response from LoneBrit | Reviewed this property |
I travelled there alone last November and had no trouble, though I walked mostly in and around resort areas. There was one time when I walked along the beach and a policeman advised me to walk no further because it was... More
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neateirons
28 March 2018|
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Response from JudeandCharlie | Reviewed this property |
Bakotu Hotel have apartments, also Bungalow Beach Hotel have self catering apartments
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gassons
1 February 2018|
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Response from MrsPE | Reviewed this property |
No kettle etc. Fridge (at extra cost) if there is one available.
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"Nature, wildlife, quiet, friendly, big rooms, monkeys, good staff"
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"Check on night-time temperatures and decide if you want room with a/c or not"
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"all rooms have a jungle feel"
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"Room C6 was close to tall trees and cover,ideal room for a birder."
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