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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
Hoodia Desert Lodge

Reviews of Hoodia Desert Lodge

Wildlife sightings and reviews

154 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, 28 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Hoodia Desert Lodge.
Leopard

0% success

Cheetah

0% success

Oryx

89% success

Wildebeest

52% success

Zebra

38% success

Giraffe

10% success

Brown Hyena

5% success

Aardvark

0% success

Meerkat

0% success

Pangolin

0% success

Spotted Hyena

0% success

Showing 81-90 of 154
Duration
Arrival date
Mr I,Mrs A&friends
UK

"Wonderful, exceptional. Did not want to leave"

3 nights Arrived 3 Sep 2015
"The highlight of our holiday. What a fantastic welcome. Smiling staff who really enjoyed their work. Guided tour to Sossusvlei by Michael was incredible and we learned so much and Micheal made it so entertaining. Alfresco lunch was amazing, as was our sundowner experience to end our stay.

The star gazing afterwards was such a bonus and unexpected. Should be offered as a planned activity. Spent one whole day chilling at the lodge which was also wonderful. A packed lunch provided on departure was very welcome and a lovely surprise. We cannot rate this place and its staff highly enough.

Lighting a little too low in the chalets. We were not aware that we were on a full board rate and could have had lunch on our second day (probably just as well!)

Other than that, absolutely nothing to complain about." See all these reviews: 10n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Excellent
M & M
Flanders

"Beautiful base for Sossusvlei"

2 nights Arrived 30 Aug 2015
"A luxury lodge ticking all the boxes. Johnny and his colleagues looked after us brilliantly both at base and out exploring Sossusvlei." See all these reviews: 10n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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

"A lovely lodge tucked away in the mountains"

2 nights Arrived 29 Aug 2015
"What a find,! we loved it here, a small camp,very well appointed tented rooms, the main reception areas all very attractive, and food very good, and staff delightful. we had an extremely knowledgeable guide (Michael) who took us out to the Dunes, nothing was too much trouble,including preparing our lunch in quite a gusty wind." See all these reviews: 27n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Miss & Mr D
UK

"Lovely stay at Hoodia"

2 nights Arrived 8 Aug 2015
"Great place to stay - one of best places we stayed, great facilities, room was lovely and staff were welcoming and all knew what was going on.

Excellent day trip to dunes, very memorable, guide was brilliant and couldn't have asked for more.

Definitely recommend a couple of nights here." See all these reviews: 15n in Namibia; 2n in Zimbabwe
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr J & family
Hants

"Hoodia Desert Lodge review"

2 nights Arrived 29 Jul 2015
"Hoodia had a very friendly feel. It is a small lodge with a lovely location and fantastic accommodation and food.

The trip to Soususvlei was worth doing." See all these reviews: 12n in Namibia; 2n in Botswana; 2n in Zimbabwe
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr P & Mrs E
Camden

"Hoodia Desert Lodge review"

2 nights Arrived 17 May 2015
"Great site if not as well planned as some others.

Two slight drawbacks--lack of game and the cabins were less beautiful than some others, bit they had interesting outside shower/bath & also had a great pool.

Great trip to Sossusvlei with really excellent guide" See all these reviews: 15n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs MS
N London

"Beautiful location"

3 nights Arrived 10 May 2015
"The way the lodge blends into the landscape is very impressive.

Exceptionally friendly staff and excellent service" See all these reviews: 25n in Namibia; 8n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Good
Mr W & Mrs N
Cumbria

"Brilliant peace and quiet"

2 nights Arrived 24 Feb 2015
"Very welcoming. Lovely main building and accommodation. Long approach so in a very quiet desert setting.

Good position for visiting Sossosvlei. Only downside was that we could not get on their own guided tours of Sossosvlei because they were full.

Advise people to book this in advance as it makes a big difference to your appreciation of the dunes." See all these reviews: 17n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr R & Ms L
UK

"comfortable base for Sossuvlei"

2 nights Arrived 21 Jan 2015
"We were the only guests and the managers were away. The staff were very young friendly and helpful and we had an experienced guide who took us to Sossuvlei. Whilst you get to the Park as the gate opens it does still mean that you have another 20/30 mins until you get to the main dunes. It might have been good to stay in the reserve.

The position of Hoodia is very attractive and we saw some amazing thunderstorms, rainbows and had great views of the mountains. The hut was comfortable but as we had the place to ourselves the main terrace overlooking the riverbed was our main focus." See all these reviews: 28n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Ms A & Mr K
Denmark

"Hoodia Desert Lodge review"

3 nights Arrived 18 Jan 2015
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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