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Banjul hotels and places to stay

lilis Apartments
2.5 out of 5
Kerr Serigh, Banjul, Banjul
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0.33 mi from city centre
lilis Apartments
Kololi Beach Club
4 out of 5
Senegambia, Serrekunda
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9.76 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (29 reviews)

"Food and restaurant service were excellent. The food is much better than a typical hotel. The room was very good, except for construction noise and refurbishment noise every morning that interfered with us sleeping in. Our major complaint is that they informed us on checkout day that they no longer ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Jan 2020

Kololi Beach Club
Metzy Residence Hotel
4 out of 5
Kololi, Kotu, Serrekunda, Kanifing
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £64 per night
9.26 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (21 reviews)

"Nice property but require some repairs as things appears to be falling apart with the interior building work."…"

Reviewed on 7 Mar 2020

Metzy Residence Hotel
Balafon Beach Resort
3.5 out of 5
Kololi Beach, Serrekunda
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The price is £59 per night
9.67 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (2 reviews)
Balafon is een mooi resort

"We hadden vier kamers geboekt bij Balafon. Dit was overboekt en daarom kregen we één kamer in Djembé. Deze kamer was totaal niet vergelijkbaar met de kamer van het het Balafon resort. Bij de receptie gevraagd of we dit konden wijzigen maar dat was niet mogelijk."…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar 2018

Balafon Beach Resort
Kairaba Hotel
5 out of 5
PMB Serrekunda, Serrekunda, BJL
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The price is £182 per night
9.86 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (82 reviews)
Good and bad.

"The location is great with the beach and nearby restaurants,and the staff are very friendly and helpful. The evening food in the restaurant is a buffet and to be avoided,and the food at the poolside is basic.It is the best and most expensive hotel in Gambia.A beer is nearly 4 times dearer than the ..."…"

Reviewed on 6 Jan 2020

Kairaba Hotel
Djembe Beach Resort
3.5 out of 5
Djeliba Plaza Street, in Seaview Plaza, Kololi, Serrekunda
The price is £34 per night
9.72 mi from city centre
3.6/5Good! (24 reviews)

"Great location, beautiful pools, right on the beach."…"

Reviewed on 14 May 2019

Djembe Beach Resort
Kombo Beach Hotel
4 out of 5
Kotu Strand, Serrekunda
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8.61 mi from city centre
3.6/5Good! (96 reviews)

"I liked the daily breakfast and location. The staff was very polite. The room had all the amenites one would want."…"

Reviewed on 3 Dec 2019

Kombo Beach Hotel
Baobab Holiday Resort
3 out of 5
Kumbo Coastal Road Bijilo, Serrekunda, BJL
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10.69 mi from city centre
4.2/5Very Good! (12 reviews)

"Staff works hard to make guests happy"…"

Reviewed on 4 Nov 2019

Baobab Holiday Resort
Senegambia Beach Hotel
3 out of 5
Senegambia Road, Serrekunda
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9.76 mi from city centre
3.9/5Good! (214 reviews)

"Too crowded at pool and beach and breakfast. No towels at beach or pool. Bathroom had no soap."…"

Reviewed on 20 Feb 2020

Senegambia Beach Hotel
Ocean Bay Hotel & Resort
5 out of 5
Kofi Annan Street, Cape Point, Bakau
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6.52 mi from city centre
3.6/5Good! (77 reviews)

"I travelled on business. This is a comfortable and convenient small resort. The food is OK, and there are local alternatives nearby. The wifi is fairly reliable, the staff are friendly and the breakfast is pretty good. It's a bit tired but everything works and the beds are comfortable."…"

Reviewed on 19 Feb 2020

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Visiting Banjul

Visitors can enjoy all that Banjul has to offer including the parks, beaches and monuments. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its museums. Top sights around the area include Banjul Beach and Kololi Beach.

  • There are 2 hotels and other accommodation options in Banjul
  • The closest major airport is in Banjul (BJL-Banjul Intl.), 8.8 mi (14.2 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing and Staying in Banjul

Favourite places to visit in the city include Banjul Beach, Gambia National Museum and State House. Additionally, you might want to add Arch 22 to your agenda.

As you start planning your visit to Banjul, the best accommodation may not be centrally located but there are 64 hotels and lodging options locally. Listed here are places to stay in the area:

  • Lilis Apartments is located 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from the heart of Banjul. Located in Banjul, this 2.5-star apartment features a kitchen, free WiFi and a balcony.
  • Keur Siga (self Catering. House TO Rent is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from the centre of Banjul. Guests who stay at this 3-star hotel in Serrekunda can enjoy access to a private beach and free breakfast, along with a private balcony. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its breakfast and beach locale.

One of the popular sights outside the city is Kololi Beach, located 9.4 mi (15.1 km) from the heart of the city.

Dressing for Banjul

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 33°C during the day and 17°C at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 32°C, whilst the average at night is 21°C
  • July to September has daytime averages of 31°C with night-time averages of 23°C
  • Between October and December, you can expect daytime averages of 32°C and night-time averages of 18°C
  • Average annual rainfall for Banjul is 12 millimetres
  • Usually February and March are the hottest months with an average of 32°C, whereas January and February are often coldest, averaging 18°C

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Banjul?
Based on our traveller data, lilis Apartments is one of the top choices for your stay. This aparthotel is a short 10-minute walk from Banjul Beach, and it offers free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices for your trip to the area are Fajara Resort and Kololi Beach Club.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Banjul, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel bookings are refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to review top deals in Banjul.

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