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Kairaba Beach Hotel

PMB 390, Serekunda, Gambia
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Peterborough
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167 reviews
82 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was our first visit to The Gambia The Kairiba is set in extensive gardens that are very well looked after. There is a huge variety of wildlife including monitor lizards, monkeys and peacocks as well as many other birds such as cattle egrets, kingfishers and black kites. The grounds have lots of trees and shrubs and it is a... More 

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is our third visit to Kairaba. The sun shines, the gardens are beautiful and staff friendly and welcoming. The pool is lovely and always cold and very clean. The rooms are disappointing and in need of updating. Always clean but the mattresses are saggy, and generally it all feels tired. Breakfast is always nice, very varied choice and lots... More 

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Orba, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Slightly tired Gambian rated 5* but still very nice Superior Rooms worth paying extra for. Fabulous Breakfast selection and great staff who are friendly & efficient. Ideally situated in Serrekunda close to beaches and Restaurants/Bars and Clubs. Good food at great prices within walking distance of the hotel. Beautiful hotel gardens and Pool area. Senegambia Hotel opposite is slightly cheaper... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

As first time visitors to the Gambia, we chose the Karaiba as looking up hotels this seemed to have the nicest surroundings. The pool and garden areas are very relaxing and plenty of shaded areas too. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff. We ate out of an evening as most days we were in hotel so wanted a... More 

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London
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I spent a week here over Christmas, and we couldn't rate the hotel more highly. The grounds are beautiful, and well maintained. There's a nice long pool for swimming; Characterful bar overlooking the pool. Particularly enjoyed happy hour 5-6pm by the pool with band playing; We had a wonderful Xmas gala meal (included) by the pool on... More 

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our first time at The Kairaba having been to The Gambia many times before so we know what to expect. The hotel has absolutely beautiful grounds that are constantly tended by an army of groundstaff who are lovely and like to stop and pass the time of day with you, our favourite was little Sanna! We were on... More 

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Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spent a week there on holiday; amazing gardens; excellent food - one can easily walk to the beach - which is apparently owned by the hotel. Birds are everywhere - they wake you up in the morning; all rooms are air conditioned and it is certainly required most days.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The very good rating is against the local competition. It is clearly a level or more above the average - offering a lot of well maintained green space for the number of guests, a very decent pool and beach area, a decent breakfast by local standards and a position close to "the strip" for bars and restaurants. Standard rooms are... More 

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Warwick
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Gambia suffered from reduced number of visitors due to Ebola even though there were no cases recorded in The Gambia, the lack of income may explain why things are slipping at the Kairaba. On our return visit to this hotel and the general fabric is showing its age, and routine maintenance does not seem to be in place (... More 

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am spending my last night here in the Kairaba hotel, my first time in The Gamba and I have been pleasantly surprised. I would normally holiday in Egypt early and late in the year, but sadly for the Egyptians, like many, I won't be rushing back there anytime soon. So my first impression of The Gambia and the Kairaba.... More 

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