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Hibiscus House

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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Hibiscus House is a privately owned small lodge/hotel in The Gambia. Located amidst the local community away from the main tourist areas and set within tropical gardens it's the perfect break for a little winter sun.The Gambia has long been popular for an extensive bird life, musical culture, river and sunny coastline.Hibiscus House is a perfect location to explore and experience the real Gambia.Explore The River Gambia and it's bolons, learn to drum a Jembe. Spend time at the local school or just relax in the sunshine.Enjoy delicious home cooked food from fresh local produce.We offer you a choice of 3 Suites, 1 Deluxe and 6 Garden Rooms, and 2 Swimming Pools along with happy and friendly service. Breakfast is included within the price and we also offer a lunchtime and evening menu. 'This is your home for as long as you are in The Gambia'
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free Internet
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
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Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
Air Conditioning
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Full view
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Yundum Intl Airport10 km
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You would never expect to find such a lovely place to stay when you first arrive off an unmade track in a built up village area. Hibiscus House is an unexpected oasis with beautiful grounds and amazing birds. We stayed here in September before the...More

Thank Alison S
Response from Sarah T, Owner at Hibiscus HouseResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! To hear the food & service were faultless is serious music to my ears! Thank you also for being such avid & enthusiastic Cocktail Tasters, We hope you come & stay with us again. As always your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hibiscus house was my second home, I stayed here for 2 months. The staff were mega friendly and accommodating no matter what i needed they made it possible for me and not only that, they were very dear to my heart. The food here...More

Thank nadjaheiler
Response from Sarah T, Owner at Hibiscus HouseResponded 1 week ago

Nadja thank you for such a lovely review. We loved having you to stay in Hibiscus House & you will be missed by the staff & myself! Congratulations for the wonderful contribution you made to the AVI schools & we look forward to your stay...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this hotel it is not on the beach but in a African village with 2 pools. Great food by the chef Saidu. The rooms were all being redecorated whilst there. It was such good value and what makes it really great was the wonderful...More

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Response from Sarah T, Owner at Hibiscus HouseResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your lovely Review! i have passed it onto the Staff - it makes such a difference to them knowing that they have contributed to your positive experience at Hibiscus & in The Gambia. thank yu1 Sarah ;-)

Reviewed September 21, 2018

Having been left to dwindle over the past couple of years, Hibiscus House has now been taken over by Sarah who is doing an amazing job with the renovation of this beautiful hotel. Set in the heart of a small village, with an abundantly stocked...More

Thank 177Karen
Response from Sarah T, Owner at Hibiscus HouseResponded September 22, 2018

Thanks so much for your lovely review Karen. It was a pleasure to have you back and to meet you. The Staff & I are already looking forward to your next visit! It is especially gratifying when returning guests are positive about the renovations &...More

Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

Had a fabulous stay at Hibiscus house with my family. Sarah was very welcoming and extremely helpful. The hotel itself is beautiful. The bedrooms are lovely and spacious, with a good sized bathroom that had a a great shower. The pool area and garden is...More

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Response from Sarah T, Owner at Hibiscus HouseResponded July 28, 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review. It was a great pleasure to welcome you all to our hotel. We are so glad that your bedrooms and bathrooms were comfortable. Our Chef Saidou is exceptional I agree and together with his able staff in...More

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August 21, 2018|
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Response from Joan1951 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is possible to organise trips from this hotel. Some lovely places to see in Gambia.
April 3, 2017|
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Response from hibiscushousegambia | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry, all of our rooms have hot water, UK sockets, a small fridge and tea and coffee making facilities. The average price for a main course evening meal is £10, starters and puddings approximately £6... More
November 19, 2016|
Response from hibiscushousegambia | Property representative |
Hi John Thank you for your enquiry, Hibiscus House is about 15 minutes walk from the beach,we are set within the local community and not the main tourist areas. We offer breakfast and airport transfers within the our price... More
Room Tips
"stayed in the avocado suite with a shared pool which was lovely."
1 week ago
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"Some rooms have private patios."
May 14, 2018
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"I would chose a suite , not much more but worth the upgrade"
May 3, 2018
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"Avocado Suite"
Mar. 22, 2018
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US$63 - US$102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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