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    Mandinka Lodge

    | Off New Senegambia Highway, Kololi, Gambia
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    “short walk” (4 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 39 reviews

    Reviewed 9 August 2017

    Love this place best place i have stayed in The Gambia. Diane and Lamin are the perfect hosts and will help you with anything they can. Nothing is to much trouble for them Only 5-10 mins from the Strip. We stayed in one of the...More

    Thank Debbie M
    Reviewed 27 June 2017

    We are proud to call Diane & Lamin our friends now which has only happened by staying at this beautiful, romantic & relaxing retreat in Kololi. This is why we keep returning. Everything was perfect yet again from start to finish & could not even...More

    Thank tracey_brent
    Reviewed 13 March 2017

    We have just returned from a 2 week visit at Mandinka Lodge, what a truly amazing tropical paradise. As soon as you enter the gates it feels like a complete different world from the outside, beautiful gardens, wildlife and owners. We stayed in one of...More

    1  Thank Naomi M
    Reviewed 4 January 2017

    My partner and I stayed at Mandinka Lodge for 11 nights over Christmas in one off the lodges which was beautiful. Diane and Lamin were amazing and really made you feel at home. It was my Boyfriends 40th while we were there and they decoreated...More

    Thank maxine_white
    Reviewed 21 December 2016

    Before I write this review, I firstly want to draw your attention to an article I wrote a while ago - which actually sums up my experience staying at Mandinka Lodge and I believe should be read first as an important part of this review...More

    3  Thank Dublin2111
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Room Service
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Price range
    • US$34 - US$52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Accessible rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
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    • Location
    • Gambia >
    • Banjul Division >
    • Kololi
    • Also Known As
    • Mandinka Lodge Gambia/Kololi
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    sunqueen95
    4 January 2017|
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    Response from lindakololi | Property representative |
    Hi I am Diane the owner ,We are independent therefore you would have to book a flight then contact us through the website
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