Erongo Wilderness Lodge

Reviews of Erongo Wilderness Lodge

Excellent(96%) From 304 travellers
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Below are independent comments from 304 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 P & Mrs L and friends Mr P & Mrs J - Namibia Fly-drive
Arrived on: 7-Nov-2015 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Erongo Wilderness Lodge review

Wonderful setting, great accommodation and very friendly and helpful staff.

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Mr. A - Washington
Arrived on: 4-Nov-2015 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Erongo - hidden among the boulders

This is a pretty amazing camp built into the boulders and practically hidden from view as your drive up to it. Really comfortable and attractive rooms, including an open air bathroom integrated into boulders -- one whole wall was a rock face. The common area was perched atop a boulder with great views, and nice dining areas. If you are a birder you could sit on the observation deck all day watching a variety of colorful and interesting birds come and go. The service was attentive and very, very friendly.

This camp also has several well-blazed hiking trails among the boulders. You can go on a guided walk or on your own. We did both. Our guide, Manuel, was excellent -- nice and well informed about the various flora and fauna. Highly recommend taking advantage of both options.

The nearby town of Omaruru aspires toward the artistic and has engaging ambience - worth a trip and a beer.




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Mrs B from Hampshire
Arrived on: 1-Nov-2015 Stayed for: 1 nights
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For us almost a home from home!

Have said all I can in praise of Erongo in the past, they get it so right tent and furnishings well thought out always what you want.

Excellent food and wine. Manager always around mixing with guests walks well led by knowledgable guide.

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Ms J & Mr J - Reading
Arrived on: 27-Oct-2015 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Terrific for birding and walks. Good stop.

Lovely situation. Our guided walk to see sunset was excellent, with an excellent guide. I think he was the best one as the next morning the guide who was telling us about the birds was not as well informed.
Good food, served on lovely terrace. Very friendly new manager. Love birds at 7 am from terrace a particular attraction - also lots of other birds. Only sorry there was no room/ time for a longer stay.

The only negative comment is that the mosiquito nets in our rooms were totally inadequate - did not fit around the bed, leaving a large gap where the nets were meant to overlap and lots of holes. Fortunately it was not mosquito season. If it weren't for this I would rate room excellent.

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Mr D and Ms P from Dursley
Arrived on: 27-Oct-2015 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Stunning location

Fantastic location, great facilities, friendly and helpful staff and good food.

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Mr O from Brugge
Arrived on: 25-Oct-2015 Stayed for: 2 nights
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characteristic luxe camp-site

After nice trip again , we have taken , after done Spitskopfe , the inner road to Erongo and enter by the Elephant Gate. So we arrived a bit later than planned. Staff was already waiting for us , to carry luggage to our sleeping place . What a view again , with the sunset at our terrace , really lovely and nice. Taking the dinner out side is a " must " . Campfire, excellent food , nice staff and … waterhole to see animals at night . It has everything during having the meals ( also in the morning we have spotted wildlife .)

We have done 2 trips by walking with their guide , Superb , don't miss the morning sunrise ( 4 hours ) and sunset walk at the rock point view .

We could stay there 1 day longer , to enjoy view , swimming pool to rest from walking , observing birds from inside off restaurant etc .

place to remember

thanks again .

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Mr & Mrs. B - London
Arrived on: 25-Oct-2015 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Erongo Wilderness Lodge review

My first stay of this trip. Set in a bouldery world, I had chosen it for its opportunities to walk, which it provided, rather than animals. Although I did see Klipspringer and wild cat here, and in the event not again.

The guiding was good.

The lodge comfortable and relaxed.

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Mr C & Mrs L with friends - birthday in Namibia
Arrived on: 12-Oct-2015 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Erongo Wilderness Lodge review

A very interesting place to stay in a wonderful location with pleasant easy walks available.

Quite a few steps to climb between rooms and communal areas but that was inevitable in the unique location. So not a complaint but something to be aware of if this is a problem to anyone.

Staff very friendly and just under new management as at October 2015 who were excellent. Rooms could be hot in the hot season but that is probably an aspect of many Lodges and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

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Mr and Mrs W from Hampshire
Arrived on: 11-Oct-2015 Stayed for: 1 nights
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a wonderful spot

A surprise highlight.

The rooms are huge and airy with wonderful bathrooms and terraces. Great service from all the staff and the guided walks were a particular highlight. Sad we only spent one night here en route to Damaraland.

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Mr & Mrs Y. from London
Arrived on: 5-Oct-2015 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Erongo Wilderness Lodge review

They seem to struggle to find activities. We went on a couple of guided walks, but there isn't much to see.

The sundowner drive was expensive and disappointing - again not much to see.

Excellent steak dinner

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