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Ngala Lodge

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location and fantastic facilities. We stayed in a Macondo pool suite, which was beautiful, spacious, very clean and (as the name implies) has a private plunge pool. The staff (both hotel staff and Gambia Experience rep) couldn't do enough for us, no request was too small or too large. Food in the restaurant (reviewed separately) was very good. And...

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Jonathan G, General Manager at Ngala Lodge, responded to this review

We are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you back again.

Crowborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just returned from an amazing week at the Ngala Lodge, we picked this hotel due to its excellent recommendations on tripadvisor and were not disappointed. The staff make your whole experience so memorable and the food is cooked and presented to a very high standard with a good choice of meals from the menu. We stayed in an...

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Jonathan G, General Manager at Ngala Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Adam for your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We all look forward to seeing you back again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recent I had again a very good 'full body relax massage' with Yassin. I've been here a few times now and have always had amazing massages. Her welcoming and positive energy, as well as attention to my needs were definitely of high standard. Yassin is a very friendly woman who gives professional and serious treatments in a nice and quiet...

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Jonathan G, General Manager at Ngala Lodge, responded to this review

Yes, she is a great asset to the hotel. A natural gifted talent. I will pass on your comments to Yassin.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just back from a fantastic week at Ngala Lodge. Such friendly staff nothing was too much. We stayed in the Penthouse suite which was good but the stairs to the top floor are very steep. Hotel is quite quirky and just has a lovely feel. Weather was good very warm but always a breeze. We were on half board and...

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Thank you Frances for your kind words. We certainly hope to see you back.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Its a wonderful place with nice food and service .. one of the best places to visit in The Gambia .. very nice relaxing calm place .. it is a cozy place with a clean environment and a good service .. its highly recommended for a stay or food

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Thank you Pierre for your review. We look forward to welcoming you back.

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Reviewed 19 March 2017

Our first visit to The Gambia ,we chose this hotel due to the glowing reviews. We weren't disappointed. We stayed in a Macondo suite which was huge. Very large comfortable bed. Lovely big walk in shower and very pretty double sinks. Large balcony with table chairs and two sun beds. Wonderful view of the gardens and ocean. Loved hearing the...

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We are so pleased you shared shared your anniversary with us all at Ngala. We hope to see you back here in the near future.

Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile
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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Established in 1995, Ngala Lodge - an intimate, child free, boutique hotel of just 18 unique, magnificent suites, set in tropical gardens, overlooking the Atlantic is the perfect place for a romantic break. Recently voted the 4th most romantic hotel in Africa by TripAdvisor Travelers Choice Awards, with arguably the best restaurant in the Gambia, our guests find it hard to leave.Ngala Lodge - where romance isn't just for Valentines Day! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ngala Lodge

Address: 64 Atlantic Boulevard | P.O. Box 4091, Fajara, Gambia
Region: Gambia > Banjul Division > Fajara
Price Range: €161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ngala Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Ngala Hotel Fajara
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
11 months ago
Andrew P Harrogate, United Kingdom Reviewed this property
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No gym

Chefs cater for every taste.

Awesome hotel.

11 months ago
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Jari V Banjul Division, Gambia Property representative
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Good morning from Gambia! Please tell me what you would like to know about half board and what you meant when you asked "how isolated ngala is"?Please mail me and I will give you more information about us!=)) Best regards Jari

over a year ago
Cambridge, United Kingdom
1 month ago
Jonathan G Property representative
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Hi

The rain is not a lot in May maybe one day it could rain for 1 hour then be brilliant sunshine. It is very hard to predict but I think it is a ;lovely time of the year. The rains usually start around July.

1 month ago
Wrexham, United Kingdom
Janet E The Lizard, United Kingdom Reviewed this property
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I'm afraid we didn't drink in the bar but the beers were cheap approx £1.10 and other soft drinks were cheaper still. The wines were UK bottle prices as per a 5* hotel. They sell wine by the glass and still UK prices. Pool service prices were the same and room service was excellent and no surcharge either. I hope this helps?

3 months ago
Plymouth
9 months ago
Nicola C Fareham, United Kingdom Reviewed this property
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It will be lovely and warm but I think there'll be showers. Temperatures are normally about 31*

8 months ago

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