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Footsteps Eco Lodge

South Kombo Lane, Gunjur, Gambia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I just returned from a wonderful 2-week stay at the Footsteps Eco Lodge. It was a real treat for us and we have a great time there. The hosts are gracious and the staff were all very friendly and helpful. It is our favourite place in the Gambia so far and we would definitely go back. The... More 

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gunjur, Owner at Footsteps Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words Bea. Hopefully the fear that has gripped the travel industry in West Africa is now subsiding with people becoming better informed about the dangers of Ebola. Next season we look forward to Gambia throbbing with visitors once more. We hope to see you both again and remember when booking to claim your returning guest... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely tucked away spot, beautiful gardens and first rate service. Very tasty food, lots of bird life in the grounds, even an observation tower! A quality operation with plenty of little touches that made the stay very enjoyable.

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Shrivenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

"Aren't you brave, going to Africa!" they all cried. NO, I just did my research! There is no Ebola in Gambia! I wanted to take my daughter on holiday for her 21st birthday and to make it a memorable experience. While researching hotels in Gambia, I kept coming back to the Footsteps website. I loved the whole ethos of what... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Footsteps is a magical place. Unique accommodation; delicious food; delightful staff. We are already looking forward to a return visit. Although Malaria precautions have to be taken we saw no mosquitoes and were not bitten by anything at all.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My wife and I have just spent a fantastic week at Footsteps Eco Lodge. Tourism is the mainstay of Gambia's economy and it is really unfortunate that due to misinformation and the ignorance of travelers and holidaymakers Gambia is suffering a very real downturn in visitor numbers due to the current Ebola scare - despite Gambia being completely Ebola free... More 

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glasgow , scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Quiet. Off beaten track location . Owner (David) helpful & great company. Tasty good food - cooked breakfast - steaks - calamari - but not cheap - close to UK prices . Best cafeteire of coffee in the world! Superb bird guiding on a private estate. Accomodation in detached round bungalows . A separate club room and several hides are... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Great accommodation, fantastic food, fantastic staff, fantastic fresh water pool, fantastic weather and the highlight for us, fantastic wildlife everywhere in and around Footsteps. The ethos of sustainability is interwoven into all aspects of Footsteps and it's rewarding to see that it actually works! As a destination for a family holiday for six people Sunbird House was perfect - including... More 

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Antwerp Province, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We loved our stay at Footsteps! It is very eco friendly and child friendly! We staff is amazing! The round houses are clean and got everything you need. There is a lot of freedom around the garden. The dog is amazing! He became good friends with our daughter. Pick up from the airport was perfect, food was perfect. Beach is... More 

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Leeds, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I stayed at Footsteps for a week in April. I travelled to The Gambia with my Dad, we stayed in the "Rabbit" lodge - a twin room. We had a fantastic relaxing week. We went primarily to do some birdwatching, and saw well over 100 species from inside the lodge's grounds. We had intended to do a few more trips,... More 

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

I choose Footsteps because it is far from the main tourist area and it is eco friendly. I stayed for 2 nights. The room was great and the staff were excellent. The food was good but expensive. The place is perfect for bird photography as well. I had the best chances to photograph Swallow-tailed Bee-eater, Red-bellied Flycatcher, Fanti Saw-wing and... More 

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Address: South Kombo Lane, Gunjur, Gambia
Location: Gambia > West Coast Division > Gunjur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
Footsteps Eco Hotel Gunjur
Footsteps Eco Lodge Gambia/Gunjur

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