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Kaira Konko Scout Lodge

Banjul Road | Jarra West District, Lower River Region, Soma, Gambia
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Pool & Beach (2)
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  • Very good0%
  • Average0%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
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“the river” (3 reviews)
“ensuite” (6 reviews)
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Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Rooms
Pets Allowed
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank Nicholas T
Reviewed 7 July 2014

How anyone could rate this lodge 'poor' is beyond me. From the moment of arrival we were greeted with a warm welcome by everyone at the Scout lodge. The rooms were always spotless and despite having to work in 45 degree heat, each employee was...More

Thank Abbey S
  • Top amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel Amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast Available
  • Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Price range
  • US$11 - US$20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
  • Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Number of rooms
  • 8
  • Location
  • Gambia >
  • Lower River Division >
  • Soma
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Room & Suite (13)
Pool & Beach (2)
Dining (1)
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Bathroom (2)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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23 August 2017|
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
Room Tips
"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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