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Mandinka Lodge

| Off New Senegambia Highway, Kololi, Gambia
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Costa del Sol
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Back home after another amazing stay at Mandinka, our holiday heaven! Diane & Lamin are fantastic hosts who will do what they can to make your stay & your holiday perfect. Thanks again to them! We are going back in May...yippee! For anyone thinking of visiting this area then Mandinka is THE place to stay!

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Fantastic welcome and at all times a helpful, experienced and caring service from Dianne, Lamin and their Gambian team. A short 10 minute stroll from the main Senegambia strip and beach - Mandinka Lodge offered us luxurious and clean round house accommodation within relaxed paradise gardens. Perfect tranquility and their approach of "nothing is too much trouble" was heart warming.... More 

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Bedford, England
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

Diana and Lamin are great hosts, wonderful lodges, very relaxing and just what we needed. The lodges had everything you required for a blissful stay. Breakfast was very nice and very healthy. We will be returning very soon for another tranquil holiday.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Had a amazing stay at these beautiful lodges. A warm welcome from diane and lamin both made us feel very welcome. If anyone is thinking about staying here I would recommend it. Nothing was too much trouble very clean and great location. Found the best way to contact them to book was www.mandinkalodge.com

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

My mother and I stayed with Dianne and Lamin at their beautiful Mandinka Lodges, close to all the amenities of Kololi and within walking distance of the beach (though keep in mind taxis are everywhere and very economical to use). Nothing was too much trouble for them. Our surrounds were very clean and spacious, with large comfortable beds, the sound... More 

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Costa del Sol
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26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Our 3rd wonderful time here & it just seems better & better, thanks again to Diane & Lamin for being a big part of this! For anyone looking to experience the real Gambia but with European comforts then Mandinka is for you! Until next time....not too long we hope. Tracey & Brent

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for three separate nights in the guest room in the main house because the two bungalows were fully booked. The room was simple and clean. It was really easy and safe to take a 10-minute walk to the Senegambia strip. Our hosts were super nice and helpful to get us settled for our first visit to The... More 

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Costa del Sol
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26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Thank you once again Diane & Lamin for helping to make our 2nd visit even better than the first, if that's at all possible! I think, because we knew what to expect this time we were both immediately relaxed as soon as we saw our lodge & what a beautiful touch, our initials written with rose petals on the bed,... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

After spending some time in the countryside, arriving to the Mandinka was like finding an oasis!!! Opening the door of our lodge to find the bed covered with flower petals was an amazing detail! Comfortable, clean and well located, with the amazing attention of Diane, Lamin and the rest of staff, who did everything to make us feel good... even... More 

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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Stayed at Mandinka Lodges for 5 weeks between March and May 2014 and experienced both the room and lodges. As mentioned Diane and Lamin are very welcoming and always happy to take time out for a chat. Both were modern rooms, with good amenities, although the room in the main house, there was no fan in the room which may... More 

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