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Etosha Safari Lodge
Etosha Safari Lodge
Etosha Safari Lodge
Etosha Safari Lodge
Etosha Safari Lodge
Etosha Safari Lodge

Reviews of Etosha Safari Lodge

Wildlife sightings and reviews

24 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Etosha Safari Lodge and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa

Wildlife sightings by our travellers
Starting in Sep-2018, 3 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Etosha Safari Lodge.
Lion

50% success

Leopard

0% success

Cheetah

0% success

Giraffe

67% success

Oryx

67% success

Elephant

50% success

White Rhino

50% success

Wildebeest

50% success

Zebra

50% success

Aardvark

0% success

Black Rhino

0% success

Brown Hyena

0% success

Eland

0% success

Pangolin

0% success

Roan antelope

0% success

Sable antelope

0% success

Spotted Hyena

0% success

Showing 11-20 of 24
Duration
Arrival date
Ms M
West Midlands

"Convenient location and good food"

3 nights Arrived 27 Oct 2014
"The rooms were not luxurious but were spacious and well equiped including a full mosquito net and a large wet room. We liked the small balcony overlooking the surronding hills and were able to view Ostrich, Hornbills and other birds from here. The food in the restaurant was great and it was lovely to sit outside for evening meals. The bar viewing terrace gave good views of the hillsides and was a nice place to sit but we were disappointed that we didn't see any animals at the hotel watering hole. Access to the dining room was a little difficult fo my partner as it was some way from our room over some uneven paths. It was helpful to be able to park directly outside the accommodation. Some of the rooms further out from the main hotel did not have particularly inspiring views. It was easy to get to Etosha Reserve from here and the wildlife viewing was wonderful and so easy. On our first visit to the reserve we had a guided trip with a very good guide provided by the hotel but after that we drove ourselves and had a great time with little cost." See all these reviews: 12n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
The W family
Holland

"Etosha Safari Lodge review"

3 nights Arrived 16 Sep 2014
"It took a long walk from our rooms to the main lodge. That was the only minus in our stay in Etosha Safarilodge.

Very comfortable rooms and friendly people." See all these reviews: 16n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Mr W & Ms W
NL

"Etosha Safari Lodge review"

3 nights Arrived 16 Sep 2014
"Nice place to stay and relatively close to the park.

The rooms are very nice and the view is spectacular. The staff was very friendly." See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Average
Facilities:
Good
Mr & Mrs H
W. Sussex

"Good for 1 night"

1 night Arrived 10 Aug 2014
"We stayed 1 night prior to going to Okuewejo. Room pleasant, food good and lovely views from their elevated deck overlooking the savannah." See all these reviews: 15n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
The M & N party
UK

"Mixed feelings on this one...."

2 nights Arrived 1 Jun 2014
"This is a big and busy place with little in the way of atmosphere.

The food was limited and not particularly inspiring and the buffet was not kept hot enough, while breakfasts could have involved quite a bit more in the way of choice.

The rooms are a good size and beds clean and comfortable, and have all the facilities you need except for a fridge and chairs on the terrace, but the gardens do not appear to have been completed, terraces weren't swept, the pool areas needed TLC and the area around some of the room looks like a work in progress.

The hotel was not actually uncomfortable but impersonal. Several members of the staff tried very hard to be helpful and efficient but the general atmosphere failed to impress, perhaps because they appear to cater for bus tours and large groups visiting the park and people are always moving on." See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia; 3n in Botswana; 2n in Zimbabwe
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Good
Service:
Average
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Poor
Mr & Mrs D
Cheltenham

"Etosha Safari Lodge review"

2 nights Arrived 31 May 2013
"Not outstanding but very good.

Good position for park

We self drove so didn't take any activity" See all these reviews: 17n in Namibia; 1n in South Africa
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
The S family
Scotland

"Etosha Safari Lodge review"

2 nights Arrived 16 Oct 2011
"Well placed & lovely elevated location.

Some more obvious advance information on Etosha might be worthwhile especially gate closing & opening times." See all these reviews: 12n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
V group
Italy

"Nice large lodge near Etosha"

2 nights Arrived 16 Aug 2011
"Etosha Safari Lodge has a great view over kilometers of wild bush.
The lodge is quite big, but the individual chalets are well separated and it doesn't feel over crowded.
Rooms aren't luxurious, but they are very spacious and have a nice balcony with view. The dining area is comfortably large and breakfast / dinner are served as buffet, food quality is good.
Our expectations on this lodge were quite low, but we were positively impressed!
We took part in the full day drive inside Etosha: it was on a large open truck which offered an excellent viewpoint, with the chance to move around the truck - only downside is that it's a 24people truck, but it wasn't full when we took the drive. We were happy with the activity for exploring Etosha for the first day." See all these reviews: 9n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Mr C B & family
UK

"Etosha Safari Lodge"

2 nights Arrived 23 Jul 2011
"This was the only place on our whole trip that we were disappointed with. It was really expensive, and just not good value. Scores of little chalets in lines along the hillside gave great views, but it was too big , not personal enough, and not particularly well run. Rooms just OK, with little or no storage and a very poor shower arrangement which was a poorly done wet room style . This flooded the floor whenever we had any sort of wash, and you had to stand in a pool of water to brush your teeth. A case of more form over function.

Food also disappointing compared to all the other places we had been. Buffet style, not much choice, and well dried out if you didnt start straighaway at 18.30. Quite good access to Etosha park through Anderson Gate , but i think that we would have preferred to stay in the park. We had originally rejected this on the basis of it not being comfortable enough, but we had a look around and it all looked very nice.

Saw lots of ani's just driving around by ourselves, you definitely don't need to take a tour." See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Good
Service:
Average
Rooms:
Poor
Food:
Poor
Mr & Mrs M
Leeds

"Good game"

2 nights Arrived 8 Nov 2010
"This place had obviously had some recent renovation. The overall impression was of good service (although the bar orders took a long time) and excellent food. The rooms were very comfortable and spacious, which had been well thought out.

The location was great for getting to the park gate." See all these reviews: 16n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
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