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Hostel - Accommodation & Recreation

Front View of YMCA Complex housing the Hostel Second and Top Floor

The YMCA Hostel is situated within the main complex of the Gambian YMCA it is located on the second and third respectively of the administrative block. The hostel has 34 rooms. the third floor of the Hostel which is now completed with aid from the National Council of the YMCAs of Finland comes complete with Self Contained Bathroom and other modern accessories of two star quality. The new look YMCA Hostel has two conference rooms and a complete open air balcony for guest to get fresh air. View our photo gallery to see pictures of our facilities on Photo Gallery YMCA Hostel


The YMCA Hostel also allows guest to use in door facilities and out door facilities within the YMCA Complex. These facilities include aerobics, table tennis and Basketball, guest can join YMCA members in the evening to take part in these programmes.


The YMCA Hostel is equipped with two fairly large conference rooms where organisations can organise workshops, seminars, social events etc for up to 50 participants. The conference rooms are well ventilated and the rates vary from the type of event your organisation is organising. Facilities such as leasing a Computer with personnel from our Computer Training Centre also exist during your events etc. Photocopying facilities and other amenities are within the YMCA to use during such events. Contact the reception for any function arrangement.


The YMCA Hostel also offers complete catering services at the YMCA Restaurant. Guest can get an affordable meals from $2.00 (Two United States Dollars) or the equvalent of GMD80.00 (Eighty Gambia Dalasis).Car park facilities are also available.The restaurant runs from 9.00am - 12 midnight including Sundays.


All major shops or supermarket are within walking distance from the YMCA Hostel on the Kairaba Avenue and mini markets within the YMCA Hostel vicinity..


The Hostel provides laundry services, please contact House keeper.

FIRST FLOOR OCCUPANCY(With shared washroom facilities) GMD400.00
SECOND FLOOR OCCUPANCY (Self contained washroom) GMD600.00
MONTHLY OCCUPANCY(See Hostel Manager for further details on group or single bookings)

Note: YMCA members from around the Globe get 10% Discount with their Valid YMCA ID Card from their YMCA Branch.

For other information and booking contact:

The Hostel Manager
YMCA Hostel
P.O. Box 421
Banjul, The Gambia
Tel: +220 4392647 / +220 7609081
Tel: +220 2274162
Email: reservation@ymca.gm

You can also Book online now by clicking here

Contact The Gambia YMCA:
Mr. John Charles Njie
National General Secretary
The Gambia YMCAs
Kanifing South, MDI Road
P. O. Box 421
Banjul, The Gambia
West Africa
(220) 4392647,
(220) 4390625
(220) 4390793
Email: ymca@ymca.gm