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Bamboo Garden Hotel
Kololi Resort
Senegambia area
15 Seaview Plaza Blvd (Off Bertil Harding Hy.)
Greater Banjul area
The Gambia, W. Africa

Tel. no:  +220 446 3079
Fax:                 446 3081

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The Bamboo Garden Hotel is about 100m to the seafront, near to an access road that leads down to the beach.
Hotel Room Facilities & Services:
20 deluxe rooms & 2 apartments.

Shower room, WC, hot water

Double beds


Satellite television

Refrigerator and mini-bar

Safety deposit box

Towels, sheets changed, room cleaning

Direct dial telephone

Free Wi-Fi

Hair dryer, ironing board
General Facilities & Services:
Bar & restaurant

Swimming pool with pool bar

Sunbathing terrace, deckchairs & Bantaba

Foreign exchange bureau

Car hire

Motorcycle and bike rental

Hairdressing salon & manicures

Fitness centre & massage parlour

Evening entertainment by cultural dance groups


Games scrabble, monopoly, chess, backgammon

Conference room


Car parking space

Reception desk

Free internet WiFi

24 hour room service

The Bamboo Garden Hotel  is a 3 star tourist hotel in Gambia which is 100m to Kololi beach and opened its doors in 2013. It is located near the Djeliba and SunSwing Beach Hotel & Resort on Seaview Plaza.

The accommodation has a uniquely designed interior featuring local tribal influences of the Fulani and Mandingo. Both the standard, suites and deluxe rooms have an individually controlled air-conditioning unit, a flat screen satellite TV with a good range of international channels, a mini-bar, direct-dial phone and various bathroom amenities.

The beds are comfortable and come in bamboo, wood and even upholstered while many come with individually painted African artwork featuring people, nature, masks etc., just above the headboard, giving you the feeling of being well away from home. Do be careful of the bamboo beds as you might be prone to scratching yourself.

If you fancy doing your own self-catering then you might want to opt for the round huts located in the garden area. Each has a kitchenette and small fridge as well as the other facilities such as TV, phone, AC and shower room with sink and toilet.

As with many relatively new accommodation in Gambia the Bamboo Garden Hotel does suffer from a few teething problems but on the whole the place is kept quite clean and the staff are fairly attentive and friendly. The management have sometimes been known to be a bit brusque with guests who complain and it has been known to overbook it's available rooms during the winter holiday peak season.

The breakfast is not exceptional so if your idea of an ideal start to your day is a good, hearty breakfast then you might want to consider getting out early and visiting one of the nearby restaurants instead. The dining room is a little too small for the peak season so do arrive early or you might have to wait for a vacant table.

Do note that the air-conditioning is extra and it can get quite hot during some days but there are fans. However, the place is good value for money on the whole.

Nearby the complex are various shops and restaurants and if you make your way down to the beach there is a fantastically lively bar and restaurant at the weekends called Poco Loco which is right on the beach! On Sunday afternoons it is full to capacity.
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