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Rostock Ritz
Rostock Ritz
Rostock Ritz
Rostock Ritz
Rostock Ritz

Reviews of Rostock Ritz

Wildlife sightings and reviews

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

Wildlife sightings by our travellers
Starting in Aug-2019, 6 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Rostock Ritz.
Leopard

0% success

Cheetah

0% success

Oryx

83% success

Zebra

67% success

Meerkat

25% success

Aardvark

0% success

Brown Hyena

0% success

Giraffe

0% success

Pangolin

0% success

Spotted Hyena

0% success

Wildebeest

0% success

Showing 11-20 of 44
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Arrival date
D & P
Lavenham

"A lucky upgrade"

1 night Arrived 9 Oct 2017
"Upgraded to superior room thanks to a coach party occupying the standard rooms, one night stop over was sufficient to complete an evening and morning walk.

Rescue meerkats were entertaining" See all these reviews: 19n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Average
Mrs H & Mr M
Madrid

"Do not miss this place"

1 night Arrived 1 Sep 2017
"Perfect stop on the way to the coast. Thanks to our travel planner for the recomendation !

Excellent food, accomodation, swimming pool and lovely self guided walks around.

We had an excellent time." See all these reviews: 17n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs B
Hampshire

"Rostock Ritz paradise"

3 nights Arrived 19 Jun 2017
"Faultless as usual. Staff so friendly and helpful. Off road adventure was great fun. The only place off the beaten track that provides an a la carte menu which meant an oryx free night!
Various well marked walking trails." See all these reviews: 10n in Namibia; 2n in Zimbabwe
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Prof B & Mr K
Delhi

"Rostock Ritz review"

1 night Arrived 30 Jan 2017
"A quirky, out-of-the-ordinary place to stay amidst breath-taking scenery. We loved walking on the ridge behind the lodge, looking at the rocks and the staggeringly beautiful landscape.

The room was a bit cramped and we would have appreciated a coffee/tea maker since the main dining area was a short walk away.

The father-son team managing the place (sorry! can't remember their names) were friendly and supplied us some useful reference books (which we'd been keen to consult) so we could look things up." See all these reviews: 15n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Mrs & Mr O
California

"Unexpected Delight at Rostock Ritz"

1 night Arrived 13 Aug 2014
"We would have enjoyed another day here to explore its fascinating landscape. The well-marked trail system offers a great variety of rock formations and plant life, outstanding views, and wildlife. The meerkats, both in rehab and in the wild, were entertaining to watch. Everyone was helpful, and our meals excellent--though we did spend more than anticipated.

The igloo-shaped rooms are an interesting feature, but a little more cramped than most of our stays." See all these reviews: 17n in Namibia; 14n in Botswana; 2n in Zimbabwe
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
The B family
Glasgow

"Rostock Ritz review"

1 night Arrived 27 Jul 2014
"Wonderful setting and a great place to stay on the dusty drive between Sossusvlei and the coast. If you like walking stay for more than one night as the walking is great.

We had a family room which was spacious and comfortable with great views. The pool is beautiful (bring wetsuits in July and August unless you enjoy cold water swimming - water temp 14 degrees C! ) and the meerkats down went down well with us all. Food pleasant but not as good as guidebooks might suggest. If you do one walk do the Ugab springs walk" See all these reviews: 22n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Average
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr F & Mrs B
UK

"Could do better"

1 night Arrived 2 May 2014
"Location very good and facilities. Service a lot to be desired as was the welcome. Host appeared to lack managerial skills.
Fawlty Towers comes to mind" See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Good
Service:
Poor
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Average
Ms H
Texas

"Rostock Ritz review"

1 night Arrived 1 Mar 2014
"I was at the Rostock Ritz for one night and could happily have spent longer there.

Pros:
1. Stunning location, fascinating chalets shaped like igloos, designed to conserve energy.
2. Very friendly and welcoming staff, includin the managers, the Goosens.
3. The owner came over from his house at dinnertime and walked around and chatted to everyone in the dining room, a really friendly and engaging gesture.
4. Excellent food and service at dinner, also at breakfast
5. There were several resident dogs around, which I enjoyed.
6. Lovely pool and the most comfortable pool chairs, of a most interesting design
7. The place hosts a meerkat rehabilitation center, which was fascinating to see in operation. It also generated some great stories.
8. The evening game drive took us over some remarkable terrain and the guide (also one of the managers) was very knowledgeable about the territory, and the animals and birds in it.

Can't think of any cons, except perhaps that the chalets were very small, and felt a bit cramped, especially after Sosusvlei :-)." See all these reviews: 12n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Ms E & Mr J
Spain

"Beautiful location, nice rooms."

1 night Arrived 1 Nov 2013
"The rooms are unique: those stone igloos are very nice.

A great place for hiking, with very well marked itineraries." See all these reviews: 21n in Namibia; 10n in Botswana; 3n in Zimbabwe
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Mr T.
United Kingdom

"Space, Scenery and Peace"

2 nights Arrived 31 Oct 2013
"Most often used as a one night stopover, this lodge with the wonderful name is worthy of two nights if you don't want to charge from place to place. They offer a couple of excursions but the stunning space, scenery and total peace is its own reward. They have a series of self-guided walks of differing lengths and difficulty within the 12,000 hectare property, which is shared with non-dangerous plains game.

Accommodation is in solid igloo-shaped rooms, all with terraces enjoying spectacular views of the surrounding plains, dunes and mountains. Most are semi-detached though we had a suite, number 19, which was detached and very spacious with every facility. I believe the tariff is only available on a bed and breakfast basis with the restaurant operating as a la carte for lunch and dinner. Breakfast was a good buffet with eggs cooked to order. The dinner choices we made were disappointing. We enjoyed our stay at the (Namibian) Ritz." See all these reviews: 22n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

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