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4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   64 Atlantic Boulevard | P.O. Box 4091, Fajara, Gambia
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Ngala Lodge
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Fajara
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow.... we have just returned from our 4th visit to The Gambia and at last we've discovered the right hotel for us. The hotel, owner and staff are all a bit quirky and a little eccentric but these just adds to the joy your senses are exposed to everyday following a wonderful nights sleep in a very comfy bed. Maybe... More

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Clevedon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and my husband have just enjoyed our third visit to Ngala and as usual the service from all of the staff was exceptional. This place is definitely worth a visit as it is a real treat to have so much under one roof, sun, sea, excellent food and great local attractions. Although this hotel has recently undergone building works... More

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Dubai
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything seemed just perfect!! From the super large, clean and cozy rooms, to a great infrastructure, to great views, superb gardens and most importantly super professional, friendly and helpful people … from the management to the gardener!!! The entire hotel is just inviting and welcoming you in a way in which you find everything you need and want while at... More

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Crawley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Utterly amazing boutique hotel, everyone down to the gardener and cleaners were all so friendly and helpful ensuring our stay was as near perfect as it could be. The food was absolutely delicious and always well presented. I had several massages as did my colleagues almost on a daily basis and as someone who has a bad back I can... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been a frequent visitor either as a tourist or a consultant in The Gambia for several years. I have seen hotels and restaurants come and go and some good places slowly go into decline. Ngala is an exception. It has consistently been the best place to stay in the country, has one of the best restaurants in the... More

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Jenny F, General Manager at Ngala Lodge, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you so much for your wonderful review! Peter Engels, the owner takes great pride in Ngala Lodge and decided to celebrate its 20th anniversary by extending the facilities. Its fabulous to see his hard work recognised in this manner and in such a public forum. Thank you! Come back and see us soon! More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just returned after a fantastic two weeks at Ngala Lodge. Having followed the foreign office advice to travellers and NOT the media re Ebola, The Gambia is safe. The hotel is lovely, large comfortable suites which are immaculately clean, and the gardens are quiet and shady. There is a choice of sitting in the gardens, on the decking... More

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Jenny F, General Manager at Ngala Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful, positive, review. We enjoyed having you stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back. Our staff are indeed our strength. Thanks again for taking the time to write in such positive terms when the country is facing an uncertain time. More

norfolk
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely peaceful haven to relax and indulge. THERE is NO Ebola in Gambia. Please if you are thinking of visiting Ngala DO go , it is a treat Not to be missed & you would regret doing so . The hotel is small, personal and offers a great degree of privacy and seclusion. although the building work... More

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Jenny F, General Manager at Ngala Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your comprehensive review! it was a pleasure to have you to stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back! The dresses were definitely a success and Ramou enjoyed taking you shopping in Serrekunda market! Perhaps it's something we should add to our guest programme? I will ensure that all the staff see... More

Ashford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We have just returned from our first holiday in The Gambia and were most definitely not disappointed. The people are friendly and forever smiling and genuinely wanting to talk to you. The Ngala Lodge, despite some non-intrusive building work going on to extend the bar/dining area and to refurbish the next door property to provide an additional 6 suites, is... More

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Jenny F, General Manager at Ngala Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your fabulous review! It was a pleasure to have you to stay and we are glad that you enjoyed the holiday as much as you did. As for Ebola, we have sadly been lumped in with the 18 countries which make up West Africa - 15 of which are, (or are about to be declared) Ebola free.... More

Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We returned from our second visit to Ngala on Saturday 27/09/2014 after a wonderful two week stay. We had been contacted by GE the day before our flight to say that there was building work ongoing and would we like an alternative. Our immediate answer was 'no thank you'. we were still given the option to move if we were... More

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Jenny F, General Manager at Ngala Lodge, responded to this review

Angela, thank you very much for your review. We are glad that you were not deterred by the building works and that you enjoyed your stay as much as you did. (We are in any case striving to minimise the disruption). Thank you also for mentioning the Ebola crisis. There are, as you say, no reported cases of Ebola in... More

Budapest, Hungary
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We stayed here for a week in May. The setting is lovely and we spent a lot of time on the deck by the ocean. We were in Suite 3 which was spacious and very comfortable with a lovely terrace overlooking both pool and ocean. The staff were fantastic and Jenny is a knowledgeable and friendly host. The extras at... More

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Jenny F, General Manager at Ngala Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your fabulous review. We try to offer as many different trips and activities as possible and I am pleased that you enjoyed the Yoga! Come back and see us again - soon! More

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Additional Information about Ngala Lodge

Address: 64 Atlantic Boulevard | P.O. Box 4091, Fajara, Gambia
Location: Gambia > Banjul Division > Fajara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Ngala Lodge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
Ngala Hotel Fajara
Ngala Lodge Gambia/Fajara

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