Erongo Wilderness Lodge

Reviews of Erongo Wilderness Lodge

Excellent(96%) From 317 travellers
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Below are independent comments from 317 of our travellers who have visited Erongo Wilderness Lodge, and have kindly agreed to share their thoughts.

They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa.
Mr & Mrs - Bath
Arrived on: 15-Oct-2016 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Erongo was a good way to finish

We spent our last two nights at Erongo and really enjoyed ourselves there. Staff were friendly and welcoming

Superb location with the tented chalets well spread out - ours had a lovely view.

It was very hot (40C+) whilst we were there so it was a time to relax rather than do some of the walks on offer - although I did do an early morning guided walk which was wonderful.

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Mr T and Mrs H - Namibia in 14 days
Arrived on: 12-Sep-2016 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Erongo , great location

Great location, but not alot to see.
Tented accommodation was probably not for us .

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Mr M & Ms H - 5th visit to Namibia
Arrived on: 6-Sep-2016 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Erongo Wilderness Lodge

This was our second trip here and it was as good as we had remembered it before.

If you like your privacy, do not stay in room number 8 as the bathroom is not that private! However, the tents have been beautifully revamped and are very comfortable with good views from the shaded veranda.

We were only staying one night as it was our last before heading for the airport, so there was no time for activities, but it is a place to stay for longer if you like walking.

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Ms R and Mr M from York
Arrived on: 19-Aug-2016 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Erongo Wilderness Lodge Review

We thoroughly enjoyed our time here; we went on a sundowner hike, and an early morning hike, and then did an extended self-guided trail in the afternoon.

In between we relaxed on the terrace of our very pleasant chalet and enjoyed the views.

If there had been more trails to take, we'd have liked to have had more time here. The food and service were excellent.

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Ms R - London
Arrived on: 12-Aug-2016 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Brilliant stay

Erongo is truly relaxation in the wilderness. It has a really nice feel to it - with independent travellers who can explore the barren landscape and then come back to a luxury tent with great evening food served to your table.

Erongo's staff were superb too - particularly the guide Emmanuel who had a real passion for the local landscape and wildlife, and the safari drive and sundowner in a nearby cave is recommended. Birdlife and mammals were great too - don't miss the early morning feeding at the restaurant of hundreds of Rosy-faced Lovebirds.

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The K family from Bath
Arrived on: 8-Aug-2016 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Erongo Wilderness Lodge review

Fantastic. Outstanding in every way.

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Mr & Mrs. H - Cambs.
Arrived on: 4-Aug-2016 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Should have stayed longer

This was just meant to be a stopover on the way back to Windhoek so we weren't able to take part in the evening and morning walks.

The rooms were spacious and well equipped and it's a very peaceful location

We saw more birds here than anywhere else and the dassies were a continual entertainment. Wished we'd stayed longer.

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Ms C. from London
Arrived on: 1-Aug-2016 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Erongo Wilderness Lodge review

A stunning situation in the kopjes!

We did not really have long enough to appreciate the camp and in hindsight we should probably have broken our drive to Windhoek from Etosha elsewhere. We enjoyed the amazing views, the lovely setting of the communal area and dining room and the friendliness of the staff.

The room seemed tired in comparison with all we had been in prior to this and we wondered if the camp itself had seen better days and needed a bit of investment.

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The M family - Hampshire
Arrived on: 14-Jul-2016 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Return visit, still excellent

Lovely location, fantastic scenery with walks with friendly and knowledgeable guides.

We stayed in new "tents" which were a bit further away from the lodge and are being built for self-catering. The facilities look like they will be very good, but not yet complete. Have not yet got water temperature high enough with solar heating for the winter! (We were there in July). Balconies (and outdoor bathrooms) have beautiful views.

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Mr B. from Enniskillen
Arrived on: 9-Jul-2016 Stayed for: 3 nights
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Erongo Wilderness Lodge

We were a little sad to driving further south away from Etosha and having had too brief an experience of Okonjima.

The distances in the Bradt Guide to Okonjima and Erongo and incorrect as are some of the figures for Okonjima, I will contact them separately. We arrived in hot conditions at Erongo for three nights and were looking forward to not having to move on quickly. As we had the minibus we could not drive up but were met by very friendly staff who organized everything and drove us up the rock. There was an excellent reception with refreshments and a very knowledgeable and friendly assistant manager.

The tent houses were wonderful. The conditions were quite blustery so at times they were a little noisy at night but this was not a problem. We loved the Flintstone's bathroom! We were a little concerned about all of the steps for my mother who has problems with her knees. As it turned out she managed fine, taking her time to get to the restaurant/pool area and reading books, enjoying the views and wildlife.

The Lodge was excellent. Staff very friendly and helpful, nothing was a bother, the food was superb, we could sit in during the day when it was hot and watch wildlife out the window frames and many birds and a small snake came inside. The crocodile pool was very cold but bracing and refreshing!! We walked some of the signpost trails and out into the surrounding countryside but did not use the guides of the site though we talked a lot to the nature guide about what was around and what we found ourselves.

The site was beautiful, very comfortable, luxurious, great food, great staff - excellent!

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