Kombo Beach Hotel

PO Box 694, Banjul, Gambia
(4 star hotel)
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by written on May 14, 2007

The Kombo Beach is the only hotel we have been to in The Gambia, we stayed here the first time and found nothing wrong with it so why bother going to another one! Ok since then we have looked at others like the Senagambia and Kairabi and they are very grand and big but not so welcoming looking as Kombo Beach. Its a fair priced hotel and you do get every Dalasi worth.

So anyway you get to the hotel (normally the last but one stop from the airport) other hotels along the way holiday makers get out of the coach are given their bags and off they go not at Kombo Beach. Here you leave your coach, welcomed with a cool refreshment towel and your key is waiting for you. Rooms are fairly basic but clean and comfy. The porters will bring your cases up and the room boy/girl will introduce themselves to you.

The staff could not try any harder to make your stay perfect, they make this hotel the best in The Gambia. The hotel is situated right on the beach! The beach has a few sunbeds on and this area is patroled by the security. The security are not there to protect you from harm (there is not enough crime), they are there just to stop the local sellers or the bumsters pestering you. Step past the invisible line and stroll down the beach you will be flocked with offers of fruit and carvings and if you politly say no a couple of times they get the message or failing that just walk in the sea (they don't like to get their new nike traineers wet).

Unique Quality: The hotel is never over crowded which means there is no rush when you get up in the morning to get a sunbed infact introduce yourself to a couple of the maintenance guys or Lamin the pool man and they will be happy to put your beds out where you want them. The hotel grounds are green long grass and loads of palm trees.

The hotel has some amazing views over the sea and at sunset people gather on the beach to take photos. The pool is excellant it is very clean and never overcrowded.
There are 4 restaurants and 3 bars.
Barracuda Bar - We havn't really had a drink here, it is set back in the grounds a bit a little hide away from any pool games but looks very relaxing.
The Brasserie - Serves lasagne, steak, fish etc either eat in or sit outside. This is the restaurant in the hotel to go to for an OK meal and a glass of wine or 2. It also does lunch meals, toasted sarnies! In the evening there is usually a band playing.
Kingfisher Bar - Standard Bar, waiter service throuout the day serving beer, soft drinks and spirits.
Bellengo Bar - Cocktails!!!! Sophie will be happy to get you a cocktail mmmm tequilla sunrise with pink sugar around the top. The Bellengo Bar is where the night entertainment happens dancing, singing, etc.
Gecos - Snack Bar, pizza, homemade burgers, toasties while sitting on the beach front with a beer.
Kudula Restaurant - This is the buffet restaurant it serves good food with a different theame each night. The one night there is even a whole pig being roasted on a spit, it takes all day! Great fun watching the vegies when they spot it! the breakfasts are fab, the waiters will never let your cup get empty!
There is also an Al a carte restaurant

There is entertainment all day, anything from skittles at 11 to waterpolo at 3 and football on the beach at 4.

Directions: Down an untarmaced road, over the little stream by Bungalow Beach.

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Kombo Beach Hotel

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Address: PO Box 694, Banjul, Gambia

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Amenities at Kombo Beach Hotel

  • Restaurant
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Suites
  • Swimming Pool
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Fitness Center
  • Free Parking
  • Kids Activities

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