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Hoodia Desert Lodge
Hoodia Desert Lodge
Hoodia Desert Lodge
Hoodia Desert Lodge
Hoodia Desert Lodge
Hoodia Desert Lodge
Hoodia Desert Lodge
Hoodia Desert Lodge
Hoodia Desert Lodge
Hoodia Desert Lodge
Hoodia Desert Lodge
Hoodia Desert Lodge
Hoodia Desert Lodge
Hoodia Desert Lodge
Hoodia Desert Lodge

Reviews of Hoodia Desert Lodge

Wildlife sightings and reviews

172 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Hoodia Desert 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 Jun-2018, 41 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Hoodia Desert Lodge.
Leopard

0% success

Cheetah

0% success

Oryx

88% success

Wildebeest

47% success

Zebra

34% success

Giraffe

9% success

Brown Hyena

6% success

Meerkat

3% success

Aardvark

0% success

Pangolin

0% success

Spotted Hyena

0% success

Showing 161-170 of 172
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Arrival date
Dr A & Miss A
UK

"Hoodia Desert Lodge review"

2 nights Arrived 15 Nov 2011
"We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Hoodia. Really nicely designed main lodge and accommodation. Loved the outdoor shower.

Extremely friendly owners and staff and high quality food and drink. The sundowner trip was truly magnificent. A great location on a small kopjie near the camp, lovely food and drink and stunning views. Not cheap at N$250 per head, but worth it. We didn't go on their Sossusvlei trip as we had already been. I'm sure it would have been very good, however N$1350 a head seems incredibly steep seeing as Sesriem is so close to the camp.

Would highly recommend as a base for Sesriem/Sossusvlei." See all these reviews: 15n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Ms T & Mr B
France

"Hoodia Desert Lodge review"

4 nights Arrived 8 Nov 2011
"Really good inventive food by the two lady chefs. Everyone very friendly. Angula is a great guide - professional and sympatico attitude.

Lovely setting - pleased we spent 4 nights there. Fabulous day at Sossusvlei - Paul climbed Big Daddy!!" See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia; 6n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr R &Mrs D
Yorkshire

"wow"

2 nights Arrived 4 Nov 2011
"What a welcome and what wonderful service.

A great place to be on our 1st real night in the wilderness" See all these reviews: 11n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Sheffield x 4
UK

"Hoodia Desert Lodge review"

2 nights Arrived 24 Oct 2011
"What a place! Friendly staff, superb accommodation and facilities and a wonderful location. It was particualrly inviting to be able to walk from the door along the river or up onto the ridge.

We could easily have spent another day here just walking freely on the local hills. I didn't use the swimming pool but i might have been keener to do so if there had been a changing cubicle near the pool." See all these reviews: 18n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs L
Wales

"Hoodia Desert Lodge review"

3 nights Arrived 16 Oct 2011
"The serivce at Hoodia was without doubt exceptional.

We were in cabin 1 which was the last cabin in the row and very peaceful, with fabulous views. The food was excellent. We had a day out with the guide to the dunes, which included an amazing lunch out in the wilds.

Highly recommended." See all these reviews: 20n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr B
Suffolk

"Hoodia Desert Lodge review"

2 nights Arrived 9 Oct 2011
"an excellent new find for us in this region. Very well run and designed lodge with exceptionally good accommodation especially the outdoor bathroom. Brilliant hands on and helfpul manager and well trained and charming staff with few exceptions.

Dinner was a very civilised affair well presented and served at a suitable pace and at a time to suit you with well spaced and nicely laid tables. Breakfast was equally enjoyable and delicious.

Although not promoted as such there were plenty of walks to devise for yourselves along the riverbed, access drive and round a hill. It was nice to hear the night activity of the wildlife in the riverbed and admire the stars from the very well appointed patio." See all these reviews: 12n in Namibia; 4n in South Africa
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr J & Ms J
Devon

"Superb food in a beautiful setting"

2 nights Arrived 6 Jul 2011
"We received a very warm welcome from Thomas, the owner. The food was excellent, one of the best meals I have had for years. The staff are all very enthusiastic and accommodating and the tented bungalows very comfortable. Lovely position beside the river." See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Mr&Mrs S
ArniAG

"Hoodia Desert Lodge review"

2 nights Arrived 14 Jun 2011
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Excellent
The Ramblers
UK

"Hoodia Desert Lodge review"

2 nights Arrived 19 May 2011
"The rooms are comfortable and well equipped if rather dark, and there is the option of an outside bathroom, which we did not use in the chilly May nights. The food is of a high standard and the staff attentive. The location near to Sesriem is excellent for access to Soussusvlei. We'd like to highlight the helpfulness of the manager David, who was so kind when our car failed to start on the morning when we were to drive to Swakopmund." See all these reviews: 12n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs M
Portugal

"Hoodia Desert Lodge review"

2 nights Arrived 29 Jan 2011
"The very best camp, wonderful host and hostess, beautiful setting.

Well done Thomas and his wife (sorry forgot her name) We hope you all goes well for you both." See all these reviews: 19n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
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172 reviews of Hoodia Desert Lodge by travellers since August 2007
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