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Ideal Garden Flat with vegan cafe: for 1-5 guests – Home 3799638 Apartment

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 sleeps
  • 4 nights min stay

Ideal Garden Flat with vegan cafe: for 1-5 guests – Home 3799638

  • Apartment
  • 2 bedrooms
  • sleeps 2
  • 4 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 7 mi
  • Ask about children
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

Welcome!

Enjoy a relaxing stay in Accra at Legassi Gardens Apartments- a blend of African roots and Caribbean flair, now with UNLIMITED broadband wireless internet access, with a SOLAR- POWERED option from our provider.

The apartments are completely self-contained with a choice of either 2 bedrooms or a spacious studio. They are set in a garden compound, with many trees and flowers; and table tennis and badmington can be played al fresco. There is also an on-site Health and Convenience Store and Vegan Cafe.

We offer the apartments with big discounts for long stay /students /interns/ volunteers and single occupants.

Location:

Our area, Pokuase, is a vibrant and bustling part of Accra with lots of local shopping, bars and 'hangouts' called 'spots'. It is particularly interesting at night as the shopping zone is open very late, with bargains and local foods on sale. The area is ideal for the adventurous tourist, wanting to experience the culture of Accra. Guests can feel free to wander, or just jump on a trotro and blend in. Pokuase is also becoming increasingly more 'Cosmopolitan', with many exclusive 'Gated Residential Estates' in the area.

We are around 10 minutes from Achimota Mall, a modern shopping centre with Shoprite and other international stores. We are also close to the shopping and bars of Kwabenya, around ACP area; or 20/25 minutes from Accra Mall off Tetteh Quashie; or 20 minutes from the new 'West Hills' Mall, by car.

Apartments:

Each of the 2 bedroom apartments can accommodate up to four persons, with 2 people sharing each bedroom; we can also allow a 5th person to use the sitting area with an extra bed or mattress, at a small additional fee.

The STUDIO APARTMENTS are for 1-2 persons, and are a completely new build, with fantastic views of the town and beyond, and easy access to the roof terrace..

The apartments are regularly refurbished (usually after each long stay occupant), tiled throughout, and tastefully furnished, with basic kitchenette (with table top cooker, fridge, cooking utensils); sitting area with television and fans; shower room; private patio with seating and shoe rack; and own private front door for entrance.

The price is always negotiable; and for long stay guests the rent is paid monthly. The price is inclusive of:

-electricity, water, gas

-cleaning, washing, gardening, security (although 'tipping' is standard)

-full maintenance services-off street parking

-wireless internet access

-backup generator, which we put on when light is off

-our own bore hole water source with a filtration system, so that water can be pumped straight into your tank to avoid water shortages in your apartment.

We have international guests from all over Europe, USA and beyond, visiting Ghana for a range of reasons (study, work, romance) all mixing in an Afrohemian atmosphere!

Live-in staff are on-site to provide security and assistance whenever needed, and take care of housekeeping, laundry and many errands for tips.

The 'ital' or Afro-vegan café is open for breakfast and closes in the late evening. We serve 'italized' Caribbean and local dishes, our own ital recipes and also prepare meals as requested.

We are a non-smoking establishment, but provide designated smoking areas when requested.

More:...

Our walled compound is environmentally cool: lush and green, with seating amongst the many flowers. We also have the ideal eco-conscious alternative to air-conditioning in our apartments: Well-Ventilated Rooms with Super-Sized Windows. Open your windows and enjoy the naturally cool hill-side breeze flowing through your apartment. This is better for your health, gentler on your skin, and completely harmless to our environment!

We are ideal for visitors who prefer not to stay in the cramped, noisy and exorbitantly priced centre of Accra surrounded by 'expats', but who are free to enjoy a relaxed stay in 'local' Accra, dipping in and out of the city centre! Sit in the garden and listen to our many birds, watch our garden butterflies, or play a game of 'Oware' under the palm frond canopy..

We are located on a hill just off the Achimota (N6) motorway in a residential area, accessible from either ACP or Pokuase Junction. There is a busy bus station at the junction, where you can get transport all over town, with rapid and frequent loading during the day.

Pokuase Train Stop is also only 3 minutes walk away, and you can take a train (when in service) into central Accra, or to Nsawam, twice daily, and back.

Our area is the traditional homeland of the Ga people, the historical custodians of the land of the capital city of Accra. If you come at festival times you can take part in exuberant dancing and celebrating with the local people, and enjoy the regalia of durbars honoring the local chiefs. There are also sacred shrines to the Ga people in our vicinity.

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Bed & bathroom

  • 2 Full beds, 1 Sofa beds
  • 1 Full bath

Amenities

  • Wireless Internet
  • Mountain Views
  • Shared garden
  • Private garden
  • Grill
  • Patio
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Internet access
  • Staffed property
  • Table tennis
  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided
  • Housekeeping Included

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking

Policies

Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property

Cancellations

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

100% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least two weeks before check-in.

2 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 2 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

About the owner

Nana G.
Calendar last updated:
05 Dec 2016
Years listed:
10
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, French

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Reviews

Very Good
31 reviews

Excellent
23
Very Good
6
Average
0
Poor
1
Terrible
1

“Legassi Gardens 1st Trip to Ghana”

Reviewed 26 Oct 2019

On arruval we were met by the male owner & welcomed to Legassi Gardens (his wife appeared later, at our request). We were shown to our apartments, i.e. 2 bedrooms, bathroom, lounge area & a ki… More

“A GEM!!”

Reviewed 17 Aug 2017

Legassi Gardens embodies Ghana’s golden beauty, tradition and community. A lush canopy of trees keeps the property cool and fresh. Flowers and fruits brighten the compound and chickens, puppies… More

“My Stay At Legassi Gardens.”

Reviewed 29 Aug 2016

My stay at Legassi Gardens was very pleasant. My apartment was self-contained and very spacious.The cleaners change the sheets, wash, dust and sweep the apartment. Also the garden was lush and there… More

“idealic and heavenly, the perfect retreat.”

Reviewed 27 Aug 2016

Great place to stay. Staff were friendly and helpful. The food was very good and the surroundings lovely. Also packages to see the local heritage sites and places of interest. We have told a few frien… More

“Peace purrrfect place..”

Reviewed 26 Aug 2016

The stay was as l.expected excellent as in past numerous visits good food in purrrfect tranquility...

“Very recommended!”

Reviewed 25 Aug 2016

I stayed at Legassi Gardens for 4 months and it was indeed a very pleasant experience. The owners are very professional and they recently got another chef and the food has improved considerably. The … More

“Reasonably priced, attentive staff, peaceful location”

Reviewed 14 Jul 2016

I had a very pleasant stay at Legassi Gardens. The owner is very responsive to the needs of the guests without being overbearing. The apartments are well-furnished and the kitchen had everything I nee… More

“Great place to relax and to explore”

Reviewed 16 May 2016

Legassi Gardens is a welcome oasis from the hustle and bustle of Accra. Their is a peace and tranquility about the place. Our hosts were very welcoming and helpful. The accommodation is a bit dated bu… More

Response from the owner Thanks Davy for your support! It was great having you here and you are welcome anytime. We will continue putting the finishing touches on the new studios, and redecorating our existing apartments one by one. We are making progress! See you again soon.

“Paradise in Ghana - from Toronto, Canada”

Reviewed 17 Jan 2016

Legassy Gardens is in an ideal location. Close enough to Accra city center to make frequent and easy trips into town but far enough out to feel the authentic experience of Ghanian culture and have som… More

“A lush green haven with the most friendly hosts you'll ever meet. Vegetarian friendly!”

Reviewed 10 Sep 2015

I stayed in Legassi Gardens for 3 months on my first visit to Ghana, and indeed my first visit to Africa. Feeling a little overwhelmed on arrival after a very long journey it was so wonderful to be me… More

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In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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If Nana (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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