Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch

Reviews of Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch

Good(90%) From 137 travellers
Excellent
77
Good
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Average
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Poor
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Terrible
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Below are independent comments from 137 of our travellers who have visited Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch, and have kindly agreed to share their thoughts.

They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa.
Mr & Mrs W. from London
Arrived on: 28-Dec-2015 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
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Excellent
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Service:
Average
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Food:
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Activities:
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Wonderful horse back ride

We had a nice stay at Bagatelle and particularly enjoyed the horseback ride with sundowner through beautiful scenery.

Food, in buffet style, was good, but they quickly ran out of most the buffet options. Also, some of the staff seemed a bit disinterested.

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Piotr & Glen from London
Arrived on: 22-Nov-2015 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
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Excellent
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Rooms:
Excellent
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Service:
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Food:
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Excellent location, slightly funny check-in

The location of the Ranch is fantastic and our tent was extremely comfortable. The private jacuzzi on the veranda was wonderful. We enjoyed a very nice hike and also the dinner was very good.

Upon checking in we had a bit of a funny experience, as the representative on reception looked a bit confused why two men would be on a honeymoon, and after we explained to him, he then even asked, "so, who's the lady" - which was slightly odd and misguided. I would suggest that for the type of place that Bagatelle aims to be staff should avoid comments like that. Otherwise everything was fine.

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Mr. A - Washington
Arrived on: 19-Oct-2015 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Excellent
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Location:
Excellent
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Rooms:
Good
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Service:
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Food:
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Activities:
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Bagatelle

A very comfortable first stop on a trip south from Windhoek. Wonderful views of the Kalahari from cozy cabins situated atop ochre-colored dunes.

Very attractive commons and outdoor dining areas, tame springbok included. An excellent gift shop!

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Mrs V. from Grange-Over-Sands
Arrived on: 12-Oct-2015 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
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Location:
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Rooms:
Good
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Food:
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Facilities:
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A bit of a gamble!

Oddly this was the only place which seemed like a resort rather than a lodge.

Canned cheetahs unnecessary.

Power was on and off constantly.

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Expert Africa comments

Expert Africa are sorry that these travellers didn't enjoy the presence of the cheetahs at Bagatelle. For clarity, the four captive cheetahs at Bagatelle are kept in large enclosures, in association with the Cheetah Conservation Fund.

Mrs & Mr H - Ontario
Arrived on: 7-Sep-2015 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Excellent
Excellent
Location:
Excellent
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Rooms:
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Service:
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Food:
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Activities:
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Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch review

WE had a good buffet dinner and enjoyed the evening game drive and morning walk with the bushmen

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Mr I and Mrs A and friends - southern Namibia
Arrived on: 29-Aug-2015 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Good
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Location:
Excellent
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Good
Service:
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Food:
Good
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Activities:
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Facilities:
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A great start to our holiday.

Staff were lovely and helpful. The honour bar was a good facility and animals walking around the site was a nice touch. Bath and shower overlooking the Kalahari excellent. Dressing gowns very welcome. Meals although limited in choice were excellent.

The tour guide for the drive although very pleasant, was not well informed regarding the wildlife. Despite being told it was our wedding anniversary, the lodge completely forgot or ignored the information and had to be reminded by our friends.

The swimming pool was dirty and looked like it had not been cleaned for some time.

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Miss D & Mr D - Namibia in August
Arrived on: 2-Aug-2015 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Excellent
Excellent
Location:
Excellent
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Rooms:
Excellent
Excellent
Service:
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Food:
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Activities:
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Great stay at Bagatelle!

Might have been worth knowing that we needed to be there by 3pm for the afternoon activities as we only stayed one night. Also quite short on food at dinner as we went a bit later.

However excellent stay, thoroughly enjoyed activities, food was very nice and staff were very good and welcoming. Location and scenery (and room) were amazing.

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Mr & Mrs F from Glastonbury
Arrived on: 14-Jun-2015 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
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Location:
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Rooms:
Excellent
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Service:
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Food:
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Comfortable stay in excellent surroundings

We stayed here for one night en-route to Windhoek airport for our return flight. We were slightly disappointed not to be able to see the cheetah and meerkat without paying extra for a tour which was not what we wanted at this stage of our trip. That having been said the location, surroundings, accommodation (and its equipment and view), facilities, food and staff were excellent.

A good stop over point: just be aware that even taking the "quick" route it took us 4 hours to drive between here and the airport and we were close to the speed limit all the way!

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Mr and Mrs P from South Wales
Arrived on: 8-Jun-2015 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Excellent
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Location:
Excellent
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Rooms:
Excellent
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Service:
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Food:
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A VEY GOOD SETTING

EXCELLENT ROOMS ,SUPERB SUNDOWNER THOROUGHLY ENJOYED THE EXPERIENCE AND THE CHEETAHS WERE AMAZING.

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Ms K. from Alberta
Arrived on: 17-May-2015 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Location:
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Rooms:
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Service:
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Food:
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Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch - Great views

Our rooms were spectacular - set on top of the dunes looking out onto the Kalahari. Lots of game around.

These rooms are suited only for good walkers since they required a fairly long walk through deep sand and up a small hill to get from the rooms to the main buildings.

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