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Ngala Lodge

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 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    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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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have just returned from Ngala Lodge and it was everything and more than we expected it to be. The location is picture postcard perfect with beautiful gardens very well maintained and quirky pieces of sculpture dotted around the grounds. The food is outstanding but what makes it so special are the staff ,they can't do enough to help you... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Ngala Lodge for 10 days in early April this year. It is blissfully quiet as they don't accept children under 16 years old always a bonus for those of mature years! The weather was perfect both sunny and hot; the facilities are very comfortable and the food delicious. The staff are delightful and always attentive and... More

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Ash Vale
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14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at Ngala Lodge on half board over Christmas and the New Year in their Manor Suite. The room was really lovely but having only one leg, it was very difficult for my husband to get down to the slope of the private lounging area and the steep steps to the restaurant on that side. We really enjoyed our... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Everything that has been said about this very special Hotel is true. We stayed with friends in the Manor Suites 11 and 12 ,which were comfortable and spacious, with spectacular views over the gardens to the Sea. The rooms were kept spotlessly clean by Omieu, a lovely, friendly girl, so typical of the wonderful Gambian staff. Thank you all for... More

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Essex, UK
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ngala lodge is beautiful. A gorgeous retreat from the craziness of The Gambia. Really stood out from other venues which was ideal for a special meal. Food was great and perfectly presented. We had starters, mains, a beer and glass of prosecco between two and it came to 22,000 dalasi - about £33. Had a free dessert each due to... More

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Southampton, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Rooms 1 and 2 during our stay (at the beginning and end of our trip). Both rooms are on the first floor main building, had balconies, were very large, nicely appointed and beautifully decorated. The beds were some of most comfortable we have slept in anywhere. Room tip - request Room 4 or 8 as both are... More

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

Thank you for taking your time to write us this great review! We enjoyed having you stay with us and all at Ngala look forward to welcoming you back! Thanks again! More

Rotherham, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in room 3 (Nimba) in the main building. The room was huge but was rather dark. The mini bar was stocked up everyday but I did think for a 5* hotel we could have had a complementary bottle of water every day. I had contacted Gambia Experience (as they allocate the rooms) 3 weeks prior to see what... More

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

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Beese is indeed a very popular suite but some guests will not stay if Nimba is not available - it all really is a matter of taste! The weather has indeed been cooler than average, particularly at night. This dip in temperature is not expected to... More

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been a regular to The Gambia, but my trip this year involved staying at Ngala Lodge for a change of scene. The whole experience was nothing short of outstanding. The setting is beautiful with a private beach at the bottom of amazing gardens leading up to the restaurant (I will get to that in a minute), pool and... More

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

Thank you so much for your great review! We are glad that you had such a good time - it was a pleasure to have you here! We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. More

Boston, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in one of the Atlantic suites for five nights in March. If you come to this hotel you can try to find fault but I think that you would fail. Everything was done well from the moment we arrived. The rooms are all different, beautifully decorated and well furnished. The meals are superb, the choice is immense and... More

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

Thank you so much for your review! The greatest compliment that a guest can pay is to come back and we look forward to seeing you again next year! More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely fantastic Honeymoon over the two weeks we stayed. It was 100% faultless all the time we stayed here. The excursions we did where first class too, specially the 4 wheel drive which opened our eyes to the real Gambia. People moan in England about the floods but these people live every day of their lives with... More

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

Thank you for your review! We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay as much as you did. It was a pleasure to have you to stay and we look forward to welcoming you back to Ngala Lodge! More

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Additional Information about Ngala Lodge

Also Known As:
Ngala Hotel Fajara
Ngala Lodge Gambia/Fajara
Address: 64 Atlantic Boulevard | P.O. Box 4091, Fajara, Gambia
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Location: Gambia > Banjul Division > Fajara
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 4 hotels in Fajara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Ngala Lodge 4.5*
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 

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