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Namib Desert Lodge
Namib Desert Lodge
Namib Desert Lodge
Namib Desert Lodge
Namib Desert Lodge

Reviews of Namib Desert Lodge

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

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Mr A
Belize Park

"Namib Desert Lodge"

2 nights Arrived 21 Aug 2017
"Average to good hotel in terms of service and food. Rooms were nice." See all these reviews: 4n in Botswana; 3n in Zimbabwe; 2n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Average
Service:
Average
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Poor
Facilities:
Average
Mr A, Ms S& family
UK

"Namib Desert Lodge"

2 nights Arrived 3 Aug 2014
"A fantastic lodge set in the Namib desert. We made a mistake in spending too much time in Windhoek and only just arrived in time before sunset which during August is around 5.30pm - 6pm. If we had to do it again we would have left much earlier. The lodges are set against the mountains and look fantastic as the sun sets.

The chalets were based next to each other which is better, even if the children are a old enough now to be a little more independent. The interior is clearly designed in an eco friendly way, it was one of my favourite places of the holiday. One of the larger places with around 60 rooms. The food was very good, a set menu gave enough choice for the non meat eaters.

Guidance at reception on how long it would take to drive to Soussusvlei was very optimistic, we were told by two different receptionists it was hour journey, but it took comfortably over two hours. We found this typical of the trip and learned to ask a question a number of ways to confirm details and always give yourself more time than you think you will need.

A trip to Soussusvlei is recommended although you need a good 6-8 hours to not rush the experience from the Namib Lodge. We walked up Dune 45 which provided a stunning view of the area then drive to the point where a bus shuttle takes you to the Vlei's. They say that a 4x4 can drive right up to the parking area next to the Vlei but I am glad we took the shuttle (Nam$100 pp) and left the 4x4 at the 5km point as a number of inexperienced drivers still managed to get their 4x4's stuck in the sand." See all these reviews: 10n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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