Reviews of Central Lodge
Wildlife sightings and reviews
59 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Central Lodge and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa
"Fine stopover in Central Lodge"
Otherwise, it was a bit basic, but the service was very friendly." See all these reviews: 18n in Namibia; 4n in South Africa
"Sub standard room and service"
Service in the restaurant was also poor and lacked organisation, staff were not coping with the pressure of dealing with a large party and arguing amongst themselves.
Although the manager was walking around he did not appear to be doing anything to resolve the problems." See all these reviews: 16n in Namibia
"Central Lodge review"
Worth being there for the quiver tree forest." See all these reviews: 10n in Namibia; 6n in South Africa
"A mediocre stay"
It is accepted that good accommodation in a town like Keetmanshoop may be more difficult to source." See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia
Food options very good and enjoyed the separate cafe facility." See all these reviews: 18n in Namibia
"Good place for an overnight stay"
Friendly and efficient with secure parking." See all these reviews: 13n in South Africa; 8n in Namibia
"Central Lodge review"
Some aspects of the room such as door fit and some other minor details were so so but given that it was priced accordingly, we had no problem with it. The staff were excellent and provided a great candle light supper in the open central court yard.
The staff also was very helpful in pointing out local attractions and providing directions." See all these reviews: 22n in Namibia
"Not a good experience"
It seemed as if as most of the rooms opened onto a courtyard so we had to close the curtains fairly early for privacy.
Dinner was fine although the napkins were so flimsy and tiny they were barely useable. Our waiter, Eric, was excellent. We could not charge the dinner to our room.
A buffet breakfast was included and the choice was expansive even with some meat and salad with feta cheese but there was little service unless one asked for help even though 3 waitresses stood and just watched. Perhaps there is a management issue. The next day at about 10 a.m. there was no toilet paper in the guest toilets.
Beds were comfortable.
Maybe it was just that the hotel was far less expensive than the others we stayed in and not sure if there is anything better in Keetmanshoop." See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia; 4n in South Africa
"Good for Namibian town life"
We liked this place as it gave us a feel for Namibian life as the restaurant was used by locals as well as tourists.
Walking round Keetmanshoop watching Namibians going about their daily lives was also informative." See all these reviews: 17n in Namibia
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