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Protea Hotel Zambezi River Lodge

Ngoma Road, Katima Mulilo, Namibia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg
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69 reviews 69 reviews
37 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Brilliantly located on the banks of the Zambezi river the lodge is set in an idyllic location. We travelled as a group and rented the holiday homes V1, V2, V3, V4 etc. The rooms and living area were very spacious, clean and comfortable and easily accommodated our party of 14. Say however, for self catering accommodation they lacked simply mod... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here four nights before heading off to Victoria Falls. The place is right in town. A little old but well kept. Spent two hours checking inn because of mix ups and unregistered payment from hotels.com. Apparently it wasn't the first time, and when the receptionist finally got the manager, we were at least assured everything would be sorted... More 

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San Diego, California
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Perfect stop on the Zambezi river, bar overlooking the river, hippos swimming ,no crocs spotted. Needs an update, but good sized rooms with good air conditioning, kettle and tea making facilities,fridge in room are a plus.Ideal stop if you want to take a guided tour to Chobe or victoria falls.cant drink the tap water, and management only allow 2 small... More 

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Chicoutimi, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I'm very torn. The rooms were very comfortable and the beds were perfect to rest on after a long flight. However, the 5 to 10 minute walk for WiFi was annoying. The service staff are absolutely the worst staff I have ever encountered. A bartender who has never heard of Chevas Regal despite a bottle within her reach is odd.... More 

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Padstow, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

RECEPTION: The company I was contracted to booked this hotel for a work mate and I to stay for 8 nights on booking.com. Lucky I had the print out with me. About a week for arriving, due to flights, I had to arrive a day earlier. Again a booking was made on booking.com (now I have 2 separate bookings) Arrived... More 

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Bulawayo Province, Zimbabwe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I stayed at Protea hotel Zambezi River over the weekend and I am glad to say that the consistence in there service is excellent. the camping site remains immaculately clean, the bar experience, the clean rooms and the bonding culture of the Caprivi community. drinking from the bar overlooking the might Zambezi river with Hippo's grazing along the river banks.... More 

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Oshakati, Namibia
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Was expecting more than I got. Stayed on the night of the 8th July 2014. Food is ok . There is no internet at the rooms and no fridges! Was really surprised because these things are really standard now , and other places where you pay much less offer these. If these can be soughted out , if will be... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Stayed for 2 nights and used the day inbetween just soaking up the view and tranquility of the venue. Our room wasn't more than 25 paces from the Zambezi's water. Staff extremely helpful and friendly. Room, although old, clean and spacious with a walk in wardrope leaving the room without luggage etc. Had 2 dinners and 2 buffet breakfasts and... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The Zambezi River Lodge is situated in the Caprivi Strip, on the Zambezi River, across from Zambia. The view alone is probably worth the visit. The surrounding countryside consists of unspoilt bush and lush forestry along the river. A boat trip on the river is a must as hippopotami and bird life are a sight to behold. For the businessperson... More 

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