Accommodation

Guest rooms and facilities

We offer you simple but comfortable and clean accommodation at The Gunjur Project Lodge. Volunteers staying on placements 4 weeks+ will share their time between the lodge and a family compound.

The Gunjur Project Lodge is family run with a trained and professional team on site 24 hours to ensure you have a fabulous stay. There are 14 en suite rooms varying in size, a bantabar restaurant and workout/yoga area. Each room has its own toilet/shower room and terrace/balcony. There is 24 hour electricity and back up systems for power failures. There is free wifi available. Your room will be cleaned daily and your bed clothes changed weekly unless you request earlier. Towels are provided for you.

The rooms are prepared with single and double beds and in some rooms there are bunk beds. Rooms vary in size from Standard, double and family rooms. Each room has a 240 volt power point, ideal for charging mobile phones or camera batteries etc during the day. The sockets are 3-pin (UK) so for visitors from mainland Europe we advise you to bring an adapter. Mosquito nets are provided both for the beds and the windows. The rooms are surrounded by (palm) trees, bushes and flowers and many rooms have a pool or garden view from the balcony.

Gunjur Project Lodge will try to make your stay as comfortable as possible with:

  • Daily cleaning of the rooms
  • Every morning a delicious breakfast
  • Experienced catering team offering a range of Gambian & European dishes
  • Room service
  • Mosquito net
  • Welcome book in your room giving you ideas on things to do in the area
  • Laundry service (at a low cost)
  • Wi-fi in the bar area
  • Fantastic staff team who will strive to ensure you have a fantastic stay

Practicalities

There is no electricity or running water in the Kajabang Gunjur area. At the lodge power is provided by solar panels, solar batteries, a feed into the NAWEC and a back-up generator. There is running water, 24 hour electricity in all of the rooms and around the grounds, uses of freezers & fridges and use of computers / music systems.

You have the option of putting your valuables in the safe with reception – there is no charge for this service.

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