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Auob Country Lodge

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PO Box 17, Gochas, Namibia
Auob Country Lodge
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014
Christianne S Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

we used this hotel for a stopover. To our surprise it was almost fully booked, as there was a conference taking place. This gave no trouble at all though. The staff was very welcoming and friendly, although they were a bit overworked because there were so many guests. The rooms were ok, without any frills or personal style. The pool... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

For years my husband and I have been travelling extensively through Namibia. On this trip, we were travelling from the eastern border to the western coast of Namibia. The Auob Lodge is situated perfectly for this route. Upon arrival we were greeted by friendly staff who offered us a cold beverage. We found the staff to be well trained, helpful... More 

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ANDRE V, General Manager at Auob Country Lodge, responded to this review

Hi thank you for your positive and honest feedback. It is really appreciated and we look forward to hosting you again! More 

Johannesburg
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86 reviews
76 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

The rooms are clean and neat, big swimming pool. However, tickets need to be purchased for dinner and breakfast, staff is a bit unskilled. The room rate is too high for the quality provided. All in all a proper over-night stay.

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ANDRE V, General Manager at Auob Country Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback. Their are no more "Tickets " to be purchased and the rooms have been totally revamped. The staff also has improved as they are having a new supervisor and is much more positive. You are invited to come and experience the "new " Auob Lodge More 

Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

Auob Lodge was a good place to stay since we would have not been able to make it to the Kalahari Transfrontier on time. When we walked in to the dark reception we were greeted by (who we think) was a staff member. Later on after we had settled in our room the manager approached me and was friendly. The... More 

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ANDRE V, General Manager at Auob Country Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. Firstly the rooms had been upgraded and the food is unbelievable now as we now have a 5* Chef. Looking forward to hosting you again! More 

Otjiwarongo, Namibia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

Remarkable What a Remarkable experience!!!! Auob Lodge is situated near the small town of Gochas. When driving to Auob lodge your surrounding is astonishing, from dry rouged landscapes to green trees along the river bend. Farm houses to see as well. Arriving at Auob Lodge you are welcomed warmly and friendly. You can enjoy a cool drink at the indoor... More 

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ANDRE V, General Manager at Auob Country Lodge, responded to this review

Hi and thank you for your valuable feedback. Be assured that it is greatly appreciated! Please visit again that we can make your stay even better! More 

Hasselt, Belgium
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29 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

What we liked about the lodge: - The cold pool; great for getting into on a hot day - The night drive to see the sunset in the kalahari, which is quite beautiful - The cleanliness of the rooms - The restaurant: the food was very good and reasonably priced. Despite there being just 1 dish for dinner, a vegetarian... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

This quaint little resort is located in a really beautiful location. What the place lacks in modern conveniences it makes up for with the friendly staff and great food. In the desert country every stop is appreciated just for being there. If you stay here you will love it!

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Boston, MA
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39 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

Best part of the stay was the game drive, which we almost missed! I found the lodge to be clean and comfortable. I stayed on the second floor of the new part of the lodge. It's much better than the old lodge. Food was good.

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Melbourne, Australia
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49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012

we arrived in absolute downpour which was the only rain we got in namibia in over four weeks and were welcomed with warm towels to dry ourselves, a nice hot cup of coffee and muffin. the food was good and the room was comfortable but lacked tea and coffee facilities which i find very important

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Goes, The Netherlands
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86 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

The gamedrive was good, the food was very special (we ate eland). The singing and dancing (after diner) by the Nama-orphans was very charming. Never seen it before. The manager supports a project to educate these (aids-orphans). A lot of animals. regards schliek

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