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Hotel Palm Beach

Kotu, Kotu, Gambia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been to this hotel 5 years now it gets better year by year clean friendly good food on the beach wot else do you want I always stay in B37 . Always meet with a warm smile from conteh and the boys i can go on and on if you have not been to Gambia give this hotel a go... More 

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Luxembourg
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

The property is actually nicely situated close to a wonderful beach. The rooms were ok, but the bathrooms were looking shabbely and definitely need to be redone. Unfortunately, the staff at the reception and the management/owners itself were one of the most unfriendly and unhelpful I ever experienced, their attitude of providing hospitality was just absolutely poor. Nevertheless, we didn´t... More 

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North Wales, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Everyone here goes out of their way to ensure you have a lovely time. Very different - but we took the opportunity to go and visit the local market, fishing village and a local school and church. We ate mainly in the restaurant as the food was so good and the staff were so kind. The lady in the shop... More 

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Palmbeachhotelkotu, General Manager at Hotel Palm Beach, responded to this review

Hi lizzyh546, Thank you for taking the time to write your review and share your experience of Palm Beach. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to your next visit. Best regards, Palm Beach Hotel More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

My partner and I visited Gambia and Palm Beach late March, early April this year and our experience has been wonderful. The staff and management have been excellent. The reception and the rooms were slightly dated but wonderful. The pool was regularly maintained and the bar and restaurant was great. Excellent local and continental food. Local shops and bars are... More 

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Palmbeachhotelkotu, General Manager at Hotel Palm Beach, responded to this review

Hi dhiraj2015, Thank you for taking the time to write your review and share your experience of Palm Beach. We are really pleased you and your partner had an enjoyable stay with us and appreciate your kind feedback of the hotel and our sister restaurant, Jewel of India. We look forward to welcoming you again. Kind regards, Palm Beach Hotel More 

Broekhuizenvorst, The Netherlands
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

There are many boys on the beache who want to give you a good Holliday. For €10 the let you see the real live in the village. See the birds and the Crocodils and in the evening<see if there is Great dancers likeBANTANG KOTU CULTURAL Group very very Super GOOD.Ore go to the Bob Marely party's and have fun .

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Palmbeachhotelkotu, General Manager at Hotel Palm Beach, responded to this review

Hi 12ria, Thank you for taking the time to write your review and share your experience of Palm Beach. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay and your time in The Gambia. We look forward to welcoming you back in future. Best regards, Palm Beach Hotel More 

Kent, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The hotel as a whole was everything i could have asked for and more.The staff are the friendliest i have come across in my travels. Pool and table tennis was used regularly and the evening entertainment was pleasant. African Queen did me some nice fish and chips and the chicken curry was lovely. We did a trip with Aziz the... More 

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Palmbeachhotelkotu, General Manager at Hotel Palm Beach, responded to this review

hi mike c, Thank you for taking the time to write your review and share your experience of Palm Beach. We are really happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciate your compliments of all our staff. We look forward to welcoming you back next time. Best regards, Palm Beach Hotel More 

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Had a lovely time in The Gambia staying at Palm Beach Hotel,great location beside the beautiful kotu beach. Staff very friendly and helpful,the breakfast,lunch and dinners were good. We did the 4 in 1 tour with Aziz which was brilliant,it is a long day from 8;00am to 5;00pm,but there are plenty of refreshment breaks along the way. You get to... More 

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Palmbeachhotelkotu, General Manager at Hotel Palm Beach, responded to this review

Hi lucas f, Thank you for taking the time to write your review and share your experience of Palm Beach. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and your holiday in The Gambia. We look forward to your next visit, Best regards, Palm Beach Hotel More 

Roeselare, Belgium
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Room was ok! Good bed, clean, hot shower, towels, cleaned every day, airco, no mosquitos,.. If your a ligth sleeper, bring earplugs because there's this one bird at 7 :p Staff is very friendly, good food, next to the beach,.. Breakfast is nice! Fruit, toast, pancakes, egg, beans,.... We also visited a school, we had 20 kilo of schoolstuff. Just... More 

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Palmbeachhotelkotu, General Manager at Hotel Palm Beach, responded to this review

Hi Tiller2014, Thank you for taking the time to write your review and share your experience of Palm Beach. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your visit and appreciate your compliments. We look forward to your next visit. Best regards, Palm Beach Hotel More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

When I arrived in Gambia it was so nice to see how other people live it was an eye opener. You do get a lot of begging but if you have spare change give it out they need it more then u do. The hotel was okay the lounge area was clean room is okay it is very tired but... More 

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Palmbeachhotelkotu, General Manager at Hotel Palm Beach, responded to this review

Hi Amber R, Thank you for taking the time to write your review and share your experience of Palm Beach. We are happy to see that you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciate your feedback. We would like to clarify that the WIFI is free and available in the reception, pool bar and beach bar, we only charge for... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Myself and my partner booked a last minute week-long trip to The Gambia for a relaxing holiday with sun, sand and sea. We'd never visited before, so didn't know what to expect, but were absolutely blown away with a beautiful country and the friendliest people. Palm Beach Hotel is a wonderful place, with friendly staff who consistently went out of... More 

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Palmbeachhotelkotu, General Manager at Hotel Palm Beach, responded to this review

Hi Arjun M, Thank you for taking the time to write your review and share your experience of Palm Beach. We are really pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and your first visit to The Gambia. We appreciate your compliments of the hotel and our staff and thank you for the feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back... More 

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