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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not quite,my reason why ... upon arrival at the hotel and despite 5 emails and a request from Thomas cook for room 710 ( the reason was it was our anniversary and we had that room last year) I was told that the room had been allocated to someone else we asked if anything could be done to free it...

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Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Just spent a week here with my 3 y/o daughter. The staff are polite, the grounds are nice and spacious, the breakfast was ok, the pool was nice but the beach was not nice due to erosion. However the big problem with the hotel is that it is advertised and prices as a 5 start hotel when it really isn't....

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just come back from a 2 week stay as a lone traveler, given room by reception opposite function rooms. Incredibly noisy, as always something going on, even into early hours of morning. Following complaint to reception I was upgraded to a deluxe room situated in garden area. Although the staff dealt with the situation speedily and apologised, I felt that...

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Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewed 1 week ago

s this was our second trip to this hotel and its as breath-taking now as it was 12 months ago , the grounds are second to none "Parfait" one of the gardening team and grounds man bought us flowers every day and take immense pride in the grounds and his work , the staff are just so loyal and lovely...

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Kairaba B, Public Relations Manager at Kairaba Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bob J. Hill, Our staff tell us that it was lovely to welcome you back as part of our close circle of friends and family. We are thrilled to read that you still enjoy our hotel and are still enchanted with the grounds and the legendary ''Kairaba experience''. We note your remarks regarding the food and beverage pricing to...

Crawley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our fourth visit to this lovely hotel. The staff are very attentive and the grounds beautifully tended. The rooms have become a little tired over the years, but everything functions. . The beach has suffered badly from erosion over the past few years, and the attempts to hold back the Atlantic with various concrete barriers have not enhanced the hotel...

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Kairaba B, Public Relations Manager at Kairaba Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dave, We thank you for your review of The Kairaba. The Kairaba beach has been affected by erosion these last few years, a government project hopes to correct this situation in the near future. We hope to see you soon to appreciate renovations and rehabilitation works that are in the pipeline. See you next year!!!

Buckinghamshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful stay for 7 days here and have to say after having 6-8 holidays a year all over the world I look forward to our yearly stay at the kairaba the most out of all of them! This place is as Relaxing as can be due to the amount of outside space and beautiful gardens, lovely pool and...

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Kairaba B, Public Relations Manager at Kairaba Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Gaz77, Thank you for confirming a slogan that we have been promoting for years, Kairaba Beach hotel as your "Home from Away form home hotel". We are pleased with your beautiful review and glad that the hard work and dedication of our staff and management pays off. We certainly look forward to welcoming you back as part of the...

uk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another, good relaxing break, made special by every member of staff, we thank you all, Hope you can all prosper a lot better under Mr Barrow, all the very best for 2017, hope to see you in March, Best Regards Hedley @ Ruth

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Kairaba B, Public Relations Manager at Kairaba Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Hedley and Ruth, It was good to have you back too. Staff and management alike were pleased to welcome you once again. Thank you for your kind prayers for The Gambia. Happy new year and hurry back for some more Kairaba magic in March. We wish you a prosperous 2017.

Surrey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned from our 3rd time at the Kairaba Hotel, the best in the area. The gardens are beautifully kept and the staff are just lovely. The hotel was very quiet with a lot of unoccupied rooms which we gathered was mainly due to the managerial problems they have been experiencing but we were told that new management is taking...

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Kairaba B, Public Relations Manager at Kairaba Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear J.J. Jones, We thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We are pleased that you consider Kairaba hotel to be the best place to stay. We strive hard to maintain such a status and are very happy with your confirmation. Our hotel was a little quieter due lower volumes, however, we would like to assure you...

Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed our stay in the Kairaba.breakfast was good and all staff were excellent.Rooms were fine and was cleaned well.Pool and gardens were beautiful with always something going on if ,you like birding or monkey watching .A big thanks to all the staff and especially Sambo who we got to really like, bless him.A nice tranquil hotel would recommend.

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Kairaba B, Public Relations Manager at Kairaba Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dusty 407, So glad you enjoyed your stay with us, thank you for the kind words regarding your stay, our staff, wildlife, gardens and great ambiance. Your Kairaba experience is exactly the kind of memories that we love to create for our guests. Come back soonest!!

Tiverton, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 12, 2016

I stayed here wi my mother in law at the beginning of November. It was very quiet, but that suited us. I had recently had an operation and needed some time to recuperate. The staff were all extremely attentive and helpful and made our stay very relaxing and enjoyable. The hotel is a little tired, but the staff make up...

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Kairaba B, Public Relations Manager at Kairaba Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Erdo 1, We were pleased to learn from your review that Kairaba served as a tranquil and serene environment while you recovered from a recent operation. It is good to know that our spa treatments received under the ever watchful attention of Hamadi were appropriate and healing for your condition as well. He certainly appreciates the commendation and mention....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This premier 5-star hotel in The Gambia is not one to sit on its laurels but has continued to build on its reputation over the years. Located on the idyllic, sprawling golden sandy coastline of the magnificent Atlantic Ocean. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kairaba Beach Hotel

Address: 390 PMB, Serekunda, Gambia
Location: Gambia > Banjul Division > Serekunda
Price Range: $118 - $253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Kairaba Beach Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 160
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Hotel Kairaba Beach
Kairaba Beach Serekunda
Kairaba Beach Hotel Gambia/Serekunda
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“Block 7 superior rooms are very good”
 of 5 bubbles bobhill25, 3 days ago | Read review
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“Beers can be 5 times cheaper if you walk 5 mins up the rd to the strip, I was paying 40p a bottle for Julebrew!”
 of 5 bubbles Gaz77, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Garden view at extra cost”
 of 5 bubbles Dusty406, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“If you like the evening sun chose block 8, 9 or 10.”
 of 5 bubbles erdo1, Dec 12, 2016 | Read review
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