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Protea Hotel Zambezi River Lodge

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Ngoma Road, Katima Mulilo, Namibia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
IKUFA2014 Bulawayo Province, Zimbabwe
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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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Bulawayo Province, Zimbabwe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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Ottawa, Canada
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46 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We enjoyed a one night stay in May 2014. The element that makes this place worthwhile is its wonderful position on the river. We enjoyed supper at the restaurant and a good breakfast buffet as well. Good spot.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We arrived in Katima in the late afternoon, after a 700kms. Very impressed with the rooms as well as the lovely view we had. We went for supper and we hardly sat for 10mins and the mosquitos was all around us and the had nothing for us to use. The malva pudding we ordered was dry and the fruit salad... More

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Vancouver
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10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Best place for a sundowner in Katima Mulilo but at a price. Drinks are more expensive here than other places in town but the view is worth it. Very laid back and friendly staff. The hotel restaurant is average at best with poor service and very slow. We waited more than an hour for our dinner in a largely empty... More

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Nelspruit, South Africa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

To whom it may concern What is the use to send the guests the proof of payment if the hotel does not have it on their system or the system is not up to date resulting standing the next morning debating with the GM over the phone regarding the payment which was made as the email below and the proof... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014 via mobile

We stayed 11 days on the campsite. So we saw interesting things: The gate is often guarded. And often unmanned. And if someone is actually there, they never stop anyone. So why bother with a gate? Same with internet: it often works. And it often doesn't. Which is not much of a problem, since wifi only is available at the... More

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Gaborone, Botswana
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

On arrival of course we had quite a warm welcome and reception. Checking in was easy with the guide of friendly assistance by one of the receptionist who later led us to our rooms. The rooms in average we generally clean, air conditioned with DSTV however no mini fridge for drinks. The shower was clean equiped with necessary toiletry. In... More

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Address: Ngoma Road, Katima Mulilo, Namibia
Location: Namibia > Caprivi Region > Katima Mulilo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Protea Hotel Zambezi River Lodge 3*
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