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Aylos Bay Guest House

Box 37 Akosombo, Akosombo, Ghana
Aylos Bay Guest House
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Accra, Ghana
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64 reviews 64 reviews
26 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

We went there for a weekend gateaway and we were nicely surprised. It is easy to find as it close to the bridge. We took the cheapest double (GHS 80): it was spacious and the bathroom was fine. The windows only had mosquito nets on them, no glass! So the experience was closer to "glamping" then being in a hotel!... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Just north of Atimpoku centre and on the west bank of the Volta River, the lodge has good value comfortable air-con rooms in the gardens, and the restaurant tables are scattered amongst the trees by the river, so although it it quite large the hotel is a really peaceful spot. The staff were dead friendly and the Host Mother, Ms... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Set against the of a mountain and the lake this guesthouse has everything going for it at first glance , unfortunately due to mis-mangement by the owner and total disregards she has for guest it leaves much to be desired. We arrived at 12:00pm and were told our three rooms were not ready at which point we sat at the... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Very nice lodge beside the Volta lake in Akosombo, Ghana. A place to stay to visit or to relax. Pleasant welcome, great bungalows, Grilled fish & Jollof rice unforgetable. Aftyernoon heavy rain on the lake and early morning fog from the bungalow so beautiful and peaceful !

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Accra, Ghana
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

With only a last minute decision to book a few rooms at the place, expectation were not high and those expectations were fully met. Unfortunately arriving during a thunderstorm did not help, but when we arrived at 5:30 not all the rooms were ready , which considering the number of them and the time that guests check out that did... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Stayed for 2 nights with friends, the owner (lady) was rude and when asked for extra bed for room with lake view she demanded extra money on top of the already priced room. Not even a bed was provided and a sort of medrioque mattress was put on the flor. The Owners specially the Lady seem not to like guests... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

I have visited this place a lot of times. It is a very nice and friendly place. the waterfront rooms are very nice, the garden rooms are more basic. The staff is very nice and the food is good. As the other, bigger hotels around ate quite bad, this place is still the best.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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15 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Opportunities wasted. The positives: This guest house occupies a brilliant spot on the volta. It has an excellent restaurant with local dishes worth recomending. Go for the grilled fish (see picture), and there is a lot of opportunities to explore if you have half a day or even a day there. I went for a nice relaxing evening swim (see... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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44 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

Your view on Aylos Bay Resort probably depends on your perspective. For my backpacking daughters, running water, en suite toilet, and air conditioning made it terrific. For my wife, more accustomed to upscale accommodation, the failure to deliver on the advertised hot water, so-so cleanliness and general cobbled together look of the whole place made it only OK. For all... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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21 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

Lake Volta is perfect for spending a few days away from hectic life in Accra. The bungalows at Aylos Bay might have seen better days but still do the trick. However, I really liked the restaurant / bar area - it's all outside, some of it under a roof, some by the river. The menu is extended, though not really... More 

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