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The Plantation Gambia

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Overview
Madiana Highway, Brufut Gambia See on map
AMENITIES
Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

Spent two weeks at the plantation over easter fantastic place hosts Nikki and Neil were brilliant nothing was too much trouble for them food was great room lovely would definitely recommend this place to anyone visiting Gambia

Thank paulahar67
Response from Nikki L, Owner at The Plantation GambiaResponded 5 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review, so pleased you enjoyed your holiday with us, we hope to welcome you back again. Best wishes from Neil (manager😂) & me.

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Spent two weeks at the plantation late January early February. Niki and Neil were fantastic and really made us feel at home. The place itself is just a short ride away from the tourist bars and restaurants and is a great place to return to...More

Thank gillymurph
Response from Nikki L, Owner at The Plantation GambiaResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you so much for your 5☆ review. Neil & I really enjoyed having you to stay & hope you are able to return again next year.

Reviewed 13 March 2018

We have just returned from a fabulous two week stay at The Plantation. Neil and Nikki made us feel so welcome and at home and they couldn't do enough for us. The Plantaion offers a refreshing alternative to the huge impersonal resorts. Small and intimate...More

Thank Tracey E
Response from Nikki L, Owner at The Plantation GambiaResponded 3 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write us a fabulous 5☆ review. You arrived as guests & left as friends whom we can't wait to see again next year! Today I have been teaching our new Chef pickled onions & pickled eggs, Neil's request!...More

Reviewed 8 February 2018

...... (well actually not that far or that maddening) is a haven of tranquillity and relaxation called The Plantation. A mere 10/15 minutes stroll through friendly Ghana Town, (stopping for the odd chat with the locals) to a beautiful unspoilt beach with a smattering of...More

1  Thank Tandtheboss
Response from Nikki L, Owner at The Plantation GambiaResponded 10 February 2018

Neil & I are so pleased you enjoyed your holiday with us, & thank you so much for your 5☆ review. You arrived as guests & left as friends. You enjoyed your walks to the beach through Ghana town (not my choice or most guests...More

Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Neil and Niki are fantastic, we visited when in Gambia visiting my parents. From the first time we went to the plantation nothing was too much trouble for them - we had our 20month old son with us and they were fantastic with him. We...More

1  Thank beckypringle
Response from Nikki L, Owner at The Plantation GambiaResponded 30 January 2018

Thank you very much for your 5☆ review, it was a pleasure to meet you all, sorry we don't have children to stay, Max was so well behaved, We look forward to your next holiday visiting your parents & have you & your husband stay...More

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At the Plantation Gambia in Brufut we provide reasonably priced accommodation enabling you to enjoy an authentic visit and experience the atmosphere of a traditional African village. Each room has its own ...More sunbeds, with very comfortable matresses, matress cover & pillow. We are a short distance away from the main tourist areas, but far enough away for peace and tranquility. We are ideally placed for reaching the coastline, river and the natural beauty surrounding us here. The Plantation Gambia consists of our restaurant and new bar at the front of the property. Open to non residents from 12 noon for drinks, bar snacks, or lunch. Booking for dinner is essential. Through closed gates to the private lodge, the guest rooms are surrounding the swimming pool, for guests only. Breakfast is taken on the terrace or in the Dining room, lunch and snacks are in the bar /around the pool, Dinner is served in the Dining room or on the terrace. Daily booking for dinner,so we cook enough! Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Internet
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$45 - US$58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Plantation Gambia Brufut
Location
Gambia > West Coast Division > Brufut
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$45 - US$58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Plantation Gambia Brufut
Location
Gambia > West Coast Division > Brufut
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Traveller (143)
Room & Suite (30)
Pool & Beach (26)
Dining (25)
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Keith W
Wow! I can't believe this is the same person that we spent our holiday with. I can't believe she's talking about the same place we went to, or the same people we were looked after by. Does she not remember that The Plantation "gave" her a personal guide for her entire stay at no extra cost? During her time there, he didn't work very hard at the plantation. He worked very hard at making sure she had the best experience possible. They couldn't do enough for her, to the extent that she was crying on her final night because she didn't want to leave. I've never seen a traveller being so well looked after and she chooses to repay them with this? If she wanted the comforts of a European package tour, she should have gone on a European package tour. This is a toxic review, totally contrary to the experience we had, and the experience we witnessed her having.
7 December 2014|
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Response from Nikki L | Property representative |
Thank you so much for responding to this review & explaining to future guests the truth! This is so damaging to the business. I am sorry for the delay in replying to this as I have had computer problems. I hope you will... More
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