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Golden Beach Hotel

Kombo Coastal Road, Bijilo 2345, Gambia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

After booking this hotel we had read some negative reviews about it but found that things were not nearly as bad as we expected. The rooms we had were very spacious, cleanliness was good and there was always plenty of hot water Air conditioning has to be paid for on arrival, but this is consistent with this area, and when... More 

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Ruthin, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

My husband booked us into this hotel, as a surprise, to celebrate my 70th. Birthday. We had been there 2 yrs. ago. What a change. The room had only 1 bed side table & lamp. The electric socket was hanging off the wall. Plaster had fallen from the ceiling. The toilet leaked and the bathroom door did not close. The... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

There are a few good points but unfortunately far too many bad points. The good points are its cheap,plenty of sun loungers,the massages are superb, pleasant 100 yard footpath to the beach, all the rooms have a sea view and are reasonably large. I am a bit scared to start the list of bad points but here goes,loungers are uncomfortable... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Just came back from a stay at Golden Beach hotel. I have to admit that I was a bit sceptic about the hotel after reading the reviews. But we wanted to stay in a small hotel, and with 26 rooms, it is not a touristic hotspot Reception, Susan is responsible for the guests and she does a good job. The... More 

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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Firstly I would like to point out that this is a very poor country. If you want European 5* standard, then re think your holiday. This hotel was an very pleasant surprise on our arrival. The staff gave us a wonderful experience. You must try the food which is very competitively priced. Breakfast is simple, but they do extra's on... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

we had a very enjoyable holiday at Golden Beach.Unfortunately on the afternoon of our departure we discovered a considerable amount of money had been stolen from the"safe" deposit box at reception.Under no circumstances should you use this facility.Thomas Cook have been very unsupportive in this matter.We would have stayed here again but after this experience it is not possible as... More 

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

We have just returned from Golden Beach and were worried because of the reviews. Quite frankly people should research where they are booking and accept what the country has to offer. Yes the electricity goes off from time to time and so does the water but get over it you are in the Gambia not the South of France who... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

Golden Beach Hotel is a charming, perfectly located family run. The staff are really lovely, from the smiling receptionists to the restaurant and bar staff to the exceptionally helpfully pool staff. The housekeeping staff really do their best and are concerned that everyone has a great time. The location is first class and all the rooms have a sea and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

We were greeting with a warm smile and a cold drink - the staff were attentive from day one. They remembered our names and were genuinely interested in making sure our stay was pleasant. The pool attendants were our favourites! Under New Management; we saw improvements day by day. The rooms are more than adequate for two sharing, with extremely... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Well where to start hotel is a total disaster , breakfast very poor always running outta food and stuff and wen asked staff for more very rude and slow to get thm, maintenance is crap took thm a whole week to fix light bulbs , doors didn't even shut on bathroom , shower had no stand jus hanging over taps... More 

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