Reviews of Lagoon Lodge
Wildlife sightings and reviews
47 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Lagoon Lodge and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa
"Lagoon Lodge review"
She is a new owner. However, the next day someone else was staying in the room we moved out of. It was not a full house so i question why she is giving that room to others when it was not appropriate to rent out. Food was barely ok.
The birds are so great everywhere i would not stay here just to see the flamingos as it touts in the guidebooks!" See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia; 3n in Botswana
"Ideal Walvis base"
Rooms were comfortable and well decorated. Parking was fairly easy although a bit of a vehicle shuffle was required on one of our evenings. Breakfast was decent, if not exciting - service was a bit offhand and we ended up missing out on the hot option on our first morning because we were forgotten about and then ran out of time. The host recommended a restaurant which was shut (odd advice).
We would probably stay there again if we revisit Walvis Bay, but might have a quick look around for other options first." See all these reviews: 9n in Namibia
"Lagoon Lodge convenient base for kayaking"
The lodge itself was adequate for a one night stay - it was in need of refurbishment with very old fashioned bathrooms Although it is right on the lagoon there is a busy road between the lodge and the lagoon. In the evening we ate at the Raft Restaurant. This is at the end of a jetty on the lagoon, just a 10 to 15 minute walk (or a very short drive) from the lodge. We had an excellent meal there." See all these reviews: 17n in Namibia; 2n in Zimbabwe
"Great location "
"Penthouse on the lagoon"
Room we had had been added to the top floor of the building and was very well equipped and fitted out to a very good spec. Large floor to ceiling windows opening onto the lagoon. Lovely breakfast in the shared reception area.
Wandering flamingos and seals visible from the property. Choice of restaurants within walking distance.
The only downside is the 2 days we were there Walvis Bay experienced biblical rain, the first real heavy rain for 7 years which lead to extensive flooding and us being advised not to use certain routes due to this. This is not something anyone can predict" See all these reviews: 15n in Namibia
"Ideal bird watching at Lagoon Lodge"
"Well located lodge"
Our room was large and colourfully decorated. Breakfasts were very good.
It was great having an enclosed garden at the back of the lodge.
We recommend lunch or dinner at Anchor's - excellent fish." See all these reviews: 19n in Namibia
"Lagoon Lodge three night stay"
The hotel was undergoing some building work and so there were builders, ladders and scaffolding about but a lovely bottle of complimentary champagne was delivered to us while we were resting by the pool so we were happy! The breakfasts were delicious and we got excellent advice about where to eat in the evening. Rooms are great fun and the children had a great big family room to suit three big children.
The standard of cleaning of the rooms was excellent too.
We had no problems connecting with the sand boarding company but you do need to drive to Swakopmund (about 25mins) to meet the bus to the dunes. We were collecting from the hotel for a wet but fun Kayaking trip with Naude from Pelican Point Kayaks." See all these reviews: 10n in Namibia
"Lagoon Lodge review"
While at Lagoon Lodge these travellers took part in a Kayaking with seals excursion and this is their feedback:
Really loved the whole experience and ended up with seal pup on the kayak (see instagram hashtag sealonmykayak ! Francois excellent" See all these reviews: 18n in Namibia
"Birdwatchers' paradise at Lagoon Loge"
Unfortunately our guard was down (for a couple of minutes only) because it seemed so safe and our car was broken into. The owners were extremely helpful . It seems likely that we were being watched at checkout time and visitors need to be aware of this." See all these reviews: 12n in Namibia; 1n in Zambia
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