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Ngala Lodge

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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!
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Outdoor pool
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Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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We spent 2 weeks at the Ngala Lodge in November and early December and thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this adult only hotel. Having booked only a few weeks beforehand we considered ourselves extremely fortunate to be in one of the Atlantic Suites - Room...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Chelmsford52
Reviewed 3 days ago

Perfect place for a spot of luxury and relaxation. Just returned and Ngala Lodge was everything we wanted for some winter sun and relaxation. We stayed in room 22 the Macondo suite. Yes there's building works and im sure its a concern for the owners...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank shingers19
Response from Jonathan G, General Manager at Ngala LodgeResponded 2 days ago

Thank you Graham & Alison for your impression of Ngala. We do look forward to you returning.

Reviewed 4 days ago

Just returned from Ngala Lodge after two weeks of total bliss having spent Christmas and the New Year there and the weather was glorious. We have visited Gambia many times and Ngala certainly deserves its Excellence awards, it is most certainly one of the best...More

Date of stay: December 2018
1  Thank JaKYorks
Response from Jonathan G, General Manager at Ngala LodgeResponded 2 days ago

John & Karen, it was great having you stay with us over Christmas and New Year. We all miss you and look forward to seeing you soon.

Reviewed 5 days ago

This was to be our 5th and, probably, last visit to Ngala Lodge as we had been four times previously staying in room 8 as this was nearest to the pool and restaurant. We are both elderly and my husband is disabled so room 8...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Brian D
Response from Jonathan G, General Manager at Ngala LodgeResponded 2 days ago

Brian & Christine, it has been lovely having you stay with us over the past few years. We shall miss you both and we wish you well.

Reviewed 6 days ago

This boutique hotel - with just a few rooms / guests and lots of space to spread out is just perfect. The food (also enjoyed by Prince Charles during an earlier visit ) was exceptional. The staff were very helpful and friendly. hotel is a...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank Karen M
Response from Jonathan G, General Manager at Ngala LodgeResponded 5 days ago

Thank you Karen for leting us know how much you enjoyed your time with us.

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Julie D
2 January 2019|
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Response from Jonathan G | Property representative |
Received your booking through TGE. We only have one Penthouse. Set on 3 levels with fantastic views. One of the most popular suites. I look forward to welcoming you to Ngala on 17th December. In the meantime have a happy new... More
30 October 2018|
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Response from Jonathan G | Property representative |
There are some stairs howver the staff are so willing to help. You will be well looked after. I look forward to welcoming you to Ngala.
John R
24 August 2018|
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Response from Jonathan G | Property representative |
Hi John, yes you can pay with plastic, the banks charge 3.45% per transaction. You can change the local currency in the hotel or in town. I am sorry but I can't give you any idea of spending money as that will depend on many... More
Room Tips
"All rooms are unique spacious and well furnished."
4 days ago
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"room 8 for easy access to the restaurant, pool and entrance"
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"All of the rooms are unique - offering different benefits - check with hotel about each of the rooms before..."
6 days ago
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"Room 19 has great sea views, a plunge pool and two sunbeds."
1 week ago
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