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    Bakotu Hotel

    Kotu, Gambia
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    1 - 5 of 366 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Firstly I just want to say the actual rooms and swimming pool were far better than we expected, staff were hit and miss with some being really attentive / polite and others in need of training. Breakfast is hit and miss, some days a good...More

    Thank StuartandNaomi
    Reviewed 2 June 2017

    I normally go out of my way to try new places and this is the only hotel I have ever deliberately stayed in twice. For me this is the perfect little find, the rooms are so pretty with little thatched roofs, the little pool is...More

    5  Thank mick0forest
    Reviewed 22 April 2017

    This is fairly small hotel with all the rooms being in small blocks in the gardens and there is one small pool there. There is no organised entertainment or shows in the evenings so it is a quite hotel and I would not recommend it...More

    4  Thank JohnHart_13
    Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

    Superb! We couldnt have a better hotel for this price. First the Stuff - everyone so lovely and helpful. The chambermaids, the waitresses and everyone else were always pleasent. The Food - 10 Stars!!! Magnificent Fish! Especially the one in lemon sauce! The rooms are...More

    2  Thank N M
    Reviewed 13 April 2017

    My husband and I have visited the Bakotu Hotel three times before but usually only for one week, but this time we came for two weeks as my husband has just retired. Due to the problems with the election our original flight was cancelled and...More

    2  Thank Jen9027
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Beachfront
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Gambia >
    • Banjul Division >
    • Kotu
    • Also Known As
    • Bakotu Hotel Kotu
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    Hayley W
    18 November 2017|
    Response from StuartandNaomi | Reviewed this property |
    It won't let me type the link in, however if you google the below it will bring up the NHS link to what is recommended. "Fit for travel Gambia" Or failing that your gp may have a travel clinic and give advise.
    12 September 2017|
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    Response from mick0forest | Reviewed this property |
    I don't have children myself but we saw a fair few children there. If you are looking for all round childrens entertainment then no, its not provided. There's no where you could leave your children while you went off. The... More
    Room Tips
    "Rooms by the viewing platform are very very quiet but likely to be visited by a lot of monkeys"
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    "All the rooms have benefits depending on what you want."
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    "Room S1 and F4 are right next to the viewing platform and are very quiet."
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    "For birdwatchers rooms close to the observation terrace."
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