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Kaira Konko Lodge and Scout Centre

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Banjul Road | Jarra West District, Lower River Region, Soma, Gambia
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Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Pets Allowed
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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Lovely accommodation basic but well maintained and very clean. The staff, particularly the deputy manager, could not have been more accommodating. They provided our choice of breakfast and arranged for a delicious evening dinner to be cooked for us. They really went the extra mile!...More

Thank suesteel
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Built with help from U.K. Scouts, you do not have to be in the scout movement to stay here. The accommodation is lovely, clean en suite rooms, running water! and the food is excellent. Having seen other accommodation in The Gambia, KK is so good...More

Thank Trish S
Reviewed 30 April 2017

So welcoming and friendly as always. The rooms are spotlessly clean and very comfortable. The food is wonderful, fresh and local. Everyone is accommodating and no request is too small. The support Kaira Konko gives the scouts and the community is even more reason to...More

Thank lnorthcott2017
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Everything about this place is perfect. I've been eight times and each year it improves. The furniture and linen in the rooms has been improved. There's hot water in the shower (not that you need it in such a hot country!). I would ask for...More

Thank GillScott
Reviewed 12 June 2015

This was my first trip to The Gambia and to Kaira Konko Lodge. The scouts and the people who run the Lodge are incredibly friendly and helpful, doing whatever they can to make your stay more pleasant. I had a lovely clean room which fortunately...More

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Free Parking
Restaurant
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Breakfast Available
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US$11 - US$20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$11 - US$20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Response from GillScott | Reviewed this property |
Hi Chris, the lodge is on the road from Banjul to Soma, on the main road that runs parallel to the river but below it - known as the lower river road. You can get a bus to it - the journey is about 3 to 4 hours long or if... More
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"ask for one of the newer rooms by the gate."
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"Rooms by the hall our the quietest. However, the rooms up towards the entrance our slightly cooler."
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"Get one of the new rooms - large with a lovely en suite"
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