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Darien, Connecticut
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We adored our stay last week at this lovely hotel with a kick-back feeling, and lots of accommodating staff to make the experience easy, charming and beautiful. Hats off, especially, to Yusupha Drammeh, the Duty Manager and Ria, the new manager who is superb. The visiting Spanish Chef accommodated our vegan food requests with an imaginative, gorgeous, plant-based cuisine. Sitting... More 

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Geel, Belgium
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are looking for the perfect boutique hotel in Gambia .... this is awesome ! Everything is completely relax and fantastic . Enjoy your dinner at courtyard restaurant, the dishes are of very high quality! Please try the Gambian seafood. Absolutely perfect. Book a beach villa first row and enjoy the privacy and the luxury of this beautiful place.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

20 minute drive from the airport which was seamless, the exterior signs and entrance to the hotel need a lick of paint and look run down, however once inside it was beautiful. We were put in the wrong room on the first night by a trainee - we paid for a Junior Penthouse and were put in a Junior Suite,... More 

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Again we had a great time here. This was our 4th visit, myself husband and 2 friends. Always I can't help but think it is overpriced, however we pay the extra because we cannot bear the thought of staying elsewhere. The staff are wonderful and take very good care of us. They improve every time we go. The accommodation has... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gardens and pool are ok nevertheless less rated hotels in same area have better and more beautiful and well maintained gardens . Over priced for the quality of the rooms. We paid for a deluxe room and was not near a 4 star in Europe , on top the shower was a disaster as didn't work properly. Not acceptable for... More 

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Farid B, General Manager at Coco Ocean Resort and Spa, responded to this review

We are very grateful for your observations. However, as it was last January (11 months ago) that you stayed with us - it's somewhat difficult for us to redress your issues. We here at Coco Ocean Resort and Spa wish you a wonderful Christmas and hope that one day in the not too distant future you will give us another... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is said to be the best in Gambia, even by locals. Your first impression when walking onto the grounds of the resort will be that of a perfect oasis. The gardens are lush and well kept and you hear nothing of the main road right outside the gates. You could not possibly get a warmer welcome from the... More 

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Farid B, General Manager at Coco Ocean Resort and Spa, responded to this review

We are so happy that you found our hotel to be your 'little Oasis in Africa'. What a shame that you were unable to come and tell us about the odor that you experienced immediately rather than waiting. Our staff would have been only too happy to investigate and sort out the issue as soon as possible. We are equally... More 

Durham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to this hotel for my big birthday,! Took a beach villa so had access to a pool just for a handful of guests. We could not recommend this hotel highly enough, just so perfect in every way. We walked into town a couple of days and found all the locals very friendly and always felt safe, the market was... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place warm and friendly, staff great and cannot do enough for you, this was our 4 vist and will be back in the future ,a taxi ride from the stripe with a lot of restaurants to chose from and only 6 hours frome the UK

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Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel staff were excellent especially Yankee and the hotel operations manager terry langenhoven the hotel was clean and tidy and the food was lovely. The room no.22 was fantastic with a nice view of the sea from the balcony

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Farid B, General Manager at Coco Ocean Resort and Spa, responded to this review

We are so Happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and we will be sure to pass on your compliments to our team as a whole, but especially Yankee. Hoping to see you back with us soon and to be able to avail you of the same level of service. Many thanks For and on the behalf of Coco... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our stay at Coco Ocean was amazing. Friendly staff, and ahands on GM Terry greeted us every morning at breakfast by name. One would note that is a very well run property. The Spar is also a great and a must try.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Coco Ocean Resort and Spa

Address: 1 Bamboo Drive | Kombo Coastal Road, Bijilo, Gambia
Region: Gambia > West Coast Division > Bijilo
Price Range: €186 - €300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Coco Ocean Resort and Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 89
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Coco Ocean Hotel Bijilo
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Do not book a suite, go for Junior Penthouse or higher”
 of 5 bubbles 746claires, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“rooms 60 to 69 are the ones we choose. large and comfortable.”
 of 5 bubbles 217Sandy, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“the more you spend, the closer to the ocean”
 of 5 bubbles PieterGijsbertBenno, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 31 is very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles chezdeane, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“close to beach if poss”
 of 5 bubbles davep1012016, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
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