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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful holiday we have just had at Ngala Lodge,so much so we have been home for five days and booked for next year.Erica and her staff do a marvelous job of making you feel so welcome and always so attentive to detail .The suite was just perfect and kept immaculate , lovely white towels and clean linen. As... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

If you're looking for a blissful restful hotel to come back to after seeing, tasting and hearing all the wonders that Gambia has to offer then Ngala Lodge is the one for you. It is a bird watchers paradise, even out of season the gardens are vibrant in sight & sound as soon as you wake up. Everybody that works... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

i went so many times here, and every time i enjoyed so much. the staff is all very kind. the rooms are perfectly clean too. i love it here. besides, i know the owner too, 'cause he comes to you, and just starts talking with you. please, take a look. it's perfect.

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NgalaLodgeGM, General Manager at Ngala Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! It is always a pleasure to see you here and I look forward to welcoming you again, soon! Peter also says thank you for your kind words and sends his love. More

Aston Abbotts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Peaceful relaxing atmosphere, friendly staff and very good food. A great base for exploring The Gambia. We stayed in room 1 which was fine. We were 'out of season' but this suited us - the excursions we went on were relatively tourist free. We were celebrating a wedding anniversary and the staff made a special effort on the day that... More

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NgalaLodgeGM, General Manager at Ngala Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and that the Anniversary celebrations went well! We hope to see you again at Ngala Lodge. More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

My girlfriend and I have just spent a luxurious week in the beautiful surrounds of Ngala Lodge. The boutique property boasts beautiful gardens with a view out to the sea with multiple spots for relaxing in the sun. The rooms are superb, large and spacious with a very comfy and huge bed! The restaurant is fantastic (see separate review) and... More

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NgalaLodgeGM, General Manager at Ngala Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your fabulous review! We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and Jonathan enjoyed the challenge! Our staff our greatest asset. I look forward to welcoming you back to Ngala Lodge! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We stayed here for a week at the beginning of June, it was fantastic. Our room (suite 3) was massive and the balcony and view were amazing – the balcony was big enough for us to both have full body massages at the same time! The staff were so friendly and quickly remembered your name and what drinks you liked.... More

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NgalaLodgeGM, General Manager at Ngala Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review. You certainly made the most of your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back! Perhaps to the new Macondo suites?! Thanks again! More

Kildare, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

They say it is the staff that makes all the differance ,well that is very true when it comes to our wonderful experiance in Ngala Lodge on 6-6-2014. I .would probable loose the plot trying to express our joy and delight at meeting and interacting with the staff here they were the most friendly and happy and polite nation of... More

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NgalaLodgeGM, General Manager at Ngala Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review! It was a pleasure to have you to stay and I'm delighted you enjoyed all your Gambian 'experiences'! We look forward to welcoming you back! More

Evesham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Have been visiting The Gambia since the mid1980's. We love The Gambia but it's not for everyone. We had always previously been to Ngala Lodge for their excellent restaurant but as some of the hotels we have stayed at are looking slightly "tired" we decided to stay at Ngala Lodge. Our room was large and airy, if slightly quirky, not... More

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NgalaLodgeGM, General Manager at Ngala Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate the feedback! More

Worcester UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This small hotel is very much an oasis of calm and we were happy to stay within its gardens and pool/beach. On reflection it was a very good choice to book evening meals as the food was absolutely faultless ,wine was sensibly priced and the atmosphere lovely. The beach due to the small tidal flow is quite small but they... More

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NgalaLodgeGM, General Manager at Ngala Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your informative and helpful review! I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We felt rested and settled after only the first night, it was so comfortable and relaxing. Loved the design and atmosphere, the striking sculptures, art work and the beautiful gardens with exotic resident birds. The staff were great - special thanks to Pa for his kindness. Would recommend the trips with Habib -he is an engaging tour guide and will... More

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NgalaLodgeGM, General Manager at Ngala Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review! We look forward to welcoming you back! More

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

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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 
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