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SunSwing Beach Resort

3.0 of 5 Villa   |   Jerma Lane, Kololi, Gambia (Formerly Jerma Beach)
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Ranked #5 of 13 Specialty Lodging in Kololi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we came to the Gambia, we were flabbergasted about the poverty. The resort is very nice, but be aware: They stole more than €150 from us (we didn't care so much because the people here are working so hard but it isn't the way it should be going). The only reason I would go back to this resort is... More 

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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Absolutely heartbreaking to see this hotel close so early in the season, on 17 November 2014, resulting in us having to relocate to another hotel two days before the end of our holiday. The hotel closed apparently due to the Dutch travel company who had the majority of bookings in the hotel pulling out. If you are booked to stay... More 

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South Shields, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

Where 2 start first the good points its on the beach with beautiful views an great location an good breakfast an most of the staff can't do enough for ya but for the bad points the rooms are dirty an the cleaners don't clean them very well cobwebs hanging off the lampshade had a brink of orange an it was... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Having visitedThe Gambia 19 years I can honestly say this Sunswing Beach Resort Hotel is the worst we have ever stayed in. Unable to shower for 3 days, no soap bath towels or plug for wash basin. Two ceiling fans that did not work nothing to cater with and dirty over all. We were moved toVilla 3 after4 days and... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This was a great hotel situated right on the beach, staff couldn't have been better. Wifi slightly intermittent, good at poolside and reception. Fruit seller Ndey adjacent (stall no3) does amazing fruit platters, her peanut cookies are to die for!

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I stayed at tbe sunswing in october 2014. I also stayed here in 2013. Had a great time.. The best ting is the location.. I would recomend when going out to ask for ousman sowe taxi driver i used him last year & felt safe in his company... He will take u to wherever you want to go.. he is... More 

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Banjul, Gambia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

so well secure when you are in sunswing,best place ever been before.i have meet good security in the hotel well dressed and prepared to help at any time.i was so safe when i was there.i whish to come back to my next triple

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york,s
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Bit late with the review, better late than never. Stayed there January for 3 weeks. Got an outside room first night, noise till 1-2 am. Got moved next morning!. Staff all brill. Never ate in hotel, went round to Mouna,s just up the road, food was excellent. Used taxi outside hotel Ousman Sowe was the driver, brilliant. Very polite and... More 

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49 reviews 49 reviews
24 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Can I start by saying although I have rated this full marks if you expect 5 star accommodation then The Gambia probably isn't for you. After speaking to fellow tourists the majority of hotels in this area are of a similar standard and although lovely are very different from European or more developed tourist spots in Africa. I loved my... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

just got back the my first time in Gambia , stayed in room 1159 at the sunswing , was a lovely room over looking the pool area , the hotel was very clean, the rooms and hotels grounds were done daily , the staff were lovely always asking how you are , they always took the time to talk to... More 

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Address: Jerma Lane, Kololi, Gambia (Formerly Jerma Beach)
Location: Gambia > Banjul Division > Kololi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — SunSwing Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 149
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Also Known As:
Jerma Beach Hotel And Resort
Jerma Beach Hotel Kololi
Jerma Beach Kololi
SunSwing Beach Resort Gambia/Kololi

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