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Smartline Palma Rima Hotel

Badala Highway | Kololi beach, Kololi, Gambia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Food good and chef will make something for u if needed. Staff friendly apart from reception manager very rude ( to his own people and guests ) entertainment good. Thomas Cook charge a rip off price for tours and u are perfectly safe to go with local green taxi outside much much cheaper. If u want a guide ask any... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was our first visit to The Gambia, and we will definitely be returning to the Palm Riva. We stayed in one of the bungalows, which are very spacious, the furniture is a bit dated, but who cares, the one bad point about our room was that it had dark wood cladding on the ceiling which did make the room... More 

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here for the 4th time and will always return to this hotel if possible. It's had a bit of renovation and looks a bit smarter, but as always is pretty basic. The breakfasts are good and fill you up till lunchtime, if you want a full english stay at home. Going all inclusive is not worth it as the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here for 2 weeks hotel very basic breakfast ok . We were b&b eat at sambas kitchen most evenings food excellent. And solamans for lunch changed money over there just outside hotel better exchange rate x

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A cheap hotel but all you need if you are out and about all day. The pool is excellent, staff are friendly and rooms in bungalows are spacious. A handy fruit stall just across the road and supermarket nearby.. a

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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arriving at a hotel after dark is never a good start and this hotel was no exception. Our first impression was not good, and I thought we had made a big mistake in booking it, however within 12hrs our impression had completely changed and we had got used to it. We stayed in a bungalow near to the pool. The... More 

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Cannock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place, delicious food and fantastic people! Staff is very friendly and helpful, always with a big smile. The hotel is close to the beach. On site you have a beautiful garden where you can encounter a family of monkeys :) We had a great time there and will recomend it to everybody!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On arrival was abit disappointed with overall look mainly due to garden areas.We were staying in block room was clean but dated pillow cases looked grey but was because pillows were blue underneath.Bed changed twice a week towels were blue but asked for white ones which was no problem room temperatue was ok warm no insects in room odd mosquito... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit to palma rima we will be going back. We had a bungalow, we found them to be a good size. we did not need the air conditioning, my advice would be try without for first night then ask at reception if you need it. The monkeys do wake you up sometimes playing on the roof... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just done 7 nights at the Palma Rima - 1st time at this hotel and we had a bungalow which was lovely, the furniture is a little dated but please remember this is a third world country. The shower / bathroom was spacious. So all in all I would definitely recommend the bungalows, we did have the air conditioning which... More 

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