Hoodia Desert Lodge

Reviews of Hoodia Desert Lodge

Excellent(97%) From 57 travellers
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Below are independent comments from 57 of our travellers who have visited Hoodia Desert Lodge, and have kindly agreed to share their thoughts.

They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa.
Mr A & Ms J - Hampshire
Arrived on: 25-Oct-2013 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Very welcoming staff and good accommodation.

Extremely good food. Enjoyed the outdoor shower.

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Mr & Mrs G from Surrey
Arrived on: 16-Oct-2013 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Excellent management at Hoodia

Thomas, the owner, greeted all guests very warmly, helped serve wine at dinner, and gave us a free cool box and water for our Sossusvlei tour, and suggested which dunes to climb. All the staff were well trained and helpful .FULL MARKS!

Stunning location with mountains all around, Hoodia was ideally situated for tours to Sesriem and Sossusvlei. Charming, comfortable stone wall chalets with amazing huge outside bath & shower. A nice pool area, tho' when it's windy the parasols can blow over, but there is a lower shaded deck.

Very well run by Thomas and his wife!! Would definitely return!

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Ms C & Mr W - Colorado
Arrived on: 25-Sep-2013 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Beautiful location. The rooms were spacious, staff was friendly. It was cold rainy the day we were there so didn't get to totally enjoy the location. I would like to go back on a sunny day.

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Mr G & Mrs F - North Vancouver
Arrived on: 18-Sep-2013 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Hoodia Desert Lodge review

The lodge setting is a bit bleak, but the main building is spectacular and the "tents" are very comfortable. The food at Hoodia was the best we experienced in our 2 weeks in Namibia. The lodge owners were friendly and solicitous and had justifiable pride in their property.

We enjoyed our trip into the dunes. Angura was an excellent guide, providing lots of interesting information on the landscape and animals.

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Mr & Mrs C - Norwich
Arrived on: 13-Sep-2013 Stayed for: 2 nights
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The best lodge that we stayed at

The chalets are very good with a private patio and chairs. Thomas, the host ensures that your stay is superb. The staff are very friendly and helpful.

We are vegetarians and the meals here were the best that we had in Namibia.

Hoodia Desert Lodge's tour was fully booked but it was extremely easy to it ourselves. If you want to take the organised tour, book early!

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Mrs A with party of five - Oxfordshire
Arrived on: 13-Sep-2013 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Hoodia was beautiful

On arrival we were greeted by Tomas, owner/manager, who was very charming & welcoming, he explained everything about the lodge.

The rooms were beautiful, and very comfortable.

Excellent food & service.

We went out early in the morning on a desert safari, our guide, Angula, was very knowledgeable & informative. Angula took into account that one of our group was somewhat infirm, and he catered for her needs. Drinks & 'snacks' were lovely.
Lunch was amazing, white tablecloths & napkins, in rings! Everything laid up as though we were in a smart restaurant. A true experience. We had visited the dunes 2 years ago, but this visit was entirely different, and equally as special.

Delicious dinners both evenings, in lovely dining room.

We would all love to go back there, and can really recommend the place.

Tomas also told us that Expert Africa are the best company he deals with!

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Mr N and Mrs J - three weeks in Namibia
Arrived on: 11-Sep-2013 Stayed for: 2 nights
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An excellent stay.

Thomas and his wife, and their staff did everything they could to make us feel welcome.

We would recommend Hoodia unreservedly.

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Mr & Mrs J - Munich
Arrived on: 10-Sep-2013 Stayed for: 3 nights
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Celebrated our wedding anniversary here; staff helped make this special. Owner was very friendly and attentive; took the time to book recommended restaurants for us in Swakupmund. Would definitely go back.

Day trip to Sossusvlei was excellent; very good guide.

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Mr & Mrs R from Bristol
Arrived on: 1-Aug-2013 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Amazing guide to the dunes!

Wonderful luxury tents in a breathtaking landscape by a river bed.

Dawn start to an exciting day with Angola our guide to the Sesriem dunes, a lovely lunch under a shady tree and finally a walk along the bottom of the Sesriem Gorge!

We were out a total of 11.25 hours!

Wonderful food!


















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Mr J & Ms D - Namibia in July
Arrived on: 19-Jul-2013 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Hoodia Desert Lodge review

Beautiful lodge and room. Friendly, helpful staff.

Brilliant tour of dunes and picnic lunch.

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