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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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Shrivenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

"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 3 days ago NEW

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

This has been one of the best holidays ever. We decided on The Gambia this year as a bit of a gamble. We booked a house on the Footsteps site as we like to be independent but wanted the closeness of the Lodge to give us comfort that things would not be too wild! We had a fabulous time. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We have just returned from a weeks stay at Footsteps Eco lodge and Loved it! It was a lot nicer and cleaner than I expected. The pictures on Trip Advisor and on the website don't do the lodge justice. We stayed in the Turtle mud hut which was lovely (like a little mini villa, rather than a mud hut). All... More 

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Address: South Kombo Lane, Gunjur, Gambia
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Location: Gambia > West Coast Division > Gunjur
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Number of rooms: 9
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Footsteps Eco Hotel Gunjur
Footsteps Eco Lodge Gambia/Gunjur

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