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Bakotu Hotel

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Renowned and well established, Bakotu is a small, friendly hotel ideally located in Kotu between the beach and the golf course. Facilities include a small swimming pool, sun and shade terraces, reception, laundry, shop, restaurants and bars. Individually decorated rooms, with comfy beds and either terrace or balcony are grouped around mature gardens. The monkeys, squirrels and birds are great attractions. Ideal for those looking for something a little different with good value for money.
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Property amenities
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Wheelchair Access
Bar/Lounge
Airport Transportation
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Concierge
Outdoor pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
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Centrally Located
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel provided everything we needed , very clean and room was serviced as much or as little as your own needs. Staff were incredibly friendly and very helpful. There is also a washing service which was of very high standard. If ever we go...More

Date of stay: December 2018
2  Thank Karran H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed 1 week and loved this hotel especially because of the garden - the green surroundings - and the way the rooms are situated within the hotel. The rooms are very simple but useable. Missed aircondition! Nice staff. Nice pool area. Simple but nice breakfast....More

Date of stay: November 2018
3  Thank Kirme2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely 11 night stay in Bakotu hotel. The hotel staff are lovely particularly the breakfast crew & the gardeners. Lots of fun & lots of laughs with them. Our room was quite small & very basic but very clean & attention to...More

Date of stay: November 2018
3  Thank lorraine b
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic place to stay, just be sure to get an actual room and not one of the transfer rooms in the back of the place. We had to complain about the small bed and lack of blankets in the room, after that we were transferred...More

Date of stay: January 2018
1  Thank Fatalpink
Reviewed September 22, 2018

We stayed February 2017 and found it a quiet hotel with a small pool and plenty of sunbeds around the pool and gardens.The room we were in was at the back of the hotel overlooking the creek and golf course and there was a lot...More

Date of stay: October 2017
2  Thank Pauline K
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johnR657
November 30, 2018|
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Response from lorraine b | Reviewed this property |
We have just returned from this hotel & it’s really very good. Personally I would take cash with you & change in the exchange to the side of the hotel entrance. Amadou will give a good exchange rate about 63 to the £. Alex... More
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alisonkachel
November 1, 2018|
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Response from Pauline K | Reviewed this property |
Hi Alison,we went to Bakotou in Jan/Feb this year and sent an email asking price before we went and they told us if we booked them together as a package I think it was £100/150 not quite sure,so that is what we did.Not sure... More
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Smurf24
October 18, 2018|
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Response from Pauline K | Reviewed this property |
The temperature in the evening will be about 18-22, beginning of November tends to be a bit humid but soon makes way for hot hot hot.We always buy wine etc up on the main road,there is a Beer and wine wholesale shop called... More
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Room Tips
"Ask for a room away from the viewing platform as these can be a little dark."
lorraineb442
3 weeks ago
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"Rooms in blocks A. C and E are across the middle ."
paulinek69
Sep. 22, 2018
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"Nature, wildlife, quiet, friendly, big rooms, monkeys, good staff"
MaxTero
Mar. 10, 2018
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"Check on night-time temperatures and decide if you want room with a/c or not"
HankEaling
Mar. 9, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$88 - US$91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
bakotu hotel kotu
LOCATION
GambiaBanjul DivisionKotu
NUMBER OF ROOMS
80
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