Doro Nawas

Reviews of Doro Nawas

Excellent(92%) From 264 travellers
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Below are independent comments from 264 of our travellers who have visited Doro Nawas, and have kindly agreed to share their thoughts.

They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa.
Ms S and family - Gloucestershire
Arrived on: 20-Jul-2011 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Doro Nawas review

A very enjoyable stay, beautiful rooms, great staff and particularly liked the staff singing after the evening meal

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Mr & Mrs F - Brazil
Arrived on: 10-Jun-2011 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Doro Nawas review

This lodge has a spectacular view and a very friendly staff.

Dinner could be much better. Breakfast is good and they offer delicious cakes in the afternoon. Hot running water seems to be a problem. We had to use another chalet to take a shower and even though we only find some warm water. It was cold by the time we were there, so we were happy when we arrived in the next lodge, where we could have a nice shower.

Too expensive in comparison to other lodges. This was our second visit to Wilderness camps in Namibia (the other ones were Damaraland Camp, Sossusvlei Camp and Ongava Tended Camp, in the year 2000), and I'm afraid their camps in Namibia are not of the same standard as the ones in Botswana. We were the only guests in our first night.

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Mr M & Ms H - 5th visit to Namibia
Arrived on: 17-May-2011 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Enjoyable stay at Doro Nawas

Another stunning location with very comfortable and large room with a fantastic view and private veranda. Staff extremley helpful and friendly Jason and others were very helpful when we experienced car problems and problems with the car hire firm which they sorted.

Guided walk with Michael was very informative and we had such a good time the walk took longer than was planned.

Despite the car problems it was a very enjoyable stay and although we can't remember all the names of the staff we met, everyone was wonderful and we were quite sad to leave, a place we hope to return to one day.

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Mr & Mrs K - Laguna Beach
Arrived on: 30-Apr-2011 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Mr S & Ms M - Dorking
Arrived on: 25-Mar-2011 Stayed for: 2 nights
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A great base for an Elephant Safari!

This was a fantastic base from which to embark upon an Elephant Safari which proved a wonderfully memorable experience. All staff were incredibly friendly & attentive to detail to make our stay comfortable & enjoyable.

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Mr & Mrs N from Chester
Arrived on: 4-Dec-2010 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Doro Nawas review

Fantastic place - probably our favorite of the trip. We loved that you can sleep outside under the stars (although I was a bit afraid of porential leopards!).

Peter our guide was fantastic - really knowledgeable and friendly. We saw a Cheeter eating an ostrich it had recently killed as well as lots of desert elephants thanks to his tracking skills.

The views were fantastic from the hotel - perfect for sundowners.

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Mr & Mrs R from Somerset
Arrived on: 20-Nov-2010 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Asleep under the stars bliss!

We loved this place as well! The main building looks a bit as if it's out of Star Wars but that was more than offset by our beautiful room, with spacious bedroom, bathroom - including outdoor shower and, of course, those wonderful beds that we rolled out under the stars at night.

We found the staff to be friendly and helpful.

We happened to meet the MD of Wilderness Safaris who was visiting and expressed our concern at the exorbitant cost of safaris to see the desert adapted elephants. He assured us that Chris [Ed: Chris McIntyre, of Expert Africa] had already raised this with him and that it would be rectified next season. He actually gave us a free safari so we were, of course, very happy customers.

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Mr & Mrs W from Nottingham
Arrived on: 8-Nov-2010 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Doro Nawas review

The bed under the stars makes it all worthwhile travelling there!

Also, lovely staff (who sang to us after dinner - in the 'click' language).

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Mrs & Dr B - Richmond
Arrived on: 5-Nov-2010 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Doro Nawas review

A wonderful experience - very different!

A great location for many different acitivities, though the only one arranged by the hotel of which we took advantage was an early morning walk in the desert. The prices of anything else on offer seemed extremely high and as we had a hired car (and had already spent so much on the holiday) we did not go on any of their organized trips.

We enjoyed the desert walk and we visited the Petrified forest (which was very interesting), Twyfelfontein, the Organ Pipes (which we loved) and the Burnt Mountain under our own steam. Did not use the swimming pool - no time and very small. We loved our room there.

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Mr R & Mrs E - Wiltshire
Arrived on: 21-Oct-2010 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Doro Nawas review

Location on hillside gave great views but difficult walking to restaurant etc.

Not good for older people and those with any problems walking.

Service and friendliness of staff superb. Liked the singing after dinner by the staff.

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