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Zebra River Lodge

3.0 of 5 Ranch   |   D 850 | Tsaris Mountains, Sossusvlei, Namib-Naukluft Park 9000, Namibia
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Zebra River Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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New Haven, Connecticut, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second trip to Zebra River, and the accommodation and service is better than ever. We spent a whole week here, and loved every second. Huge thanks to Louis and Geraldine for being so welcoming and accomodating; Marika was also hugely helful, and helped us plan some additional trips to Walvis Bay and Etosha. This is a great... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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54 reviews 54 reviews
28 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Despite the owners being away and friends looking after the Lodge, we were welcomed warmly and helped with our considerable luggage, including a fridge, up the steep steps. The lodge nestles into the hillside and the individual chalets are on different levels with outstanding views. The room was large, and simply but comfortably furnished with local touches. The pool is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

Stay here for a quiet, peaceful and relaxing holiday. The service is amazing and the rooms comfortable and uniquely decorated. Compliments ti the chef. Dinners were delicious and it was no problem to accommodated vegetarians.

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Hove, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Zebra River Lodge was our first stop outside Windhoek. We'd had a long drive on gravel roads which we took very slowly as we had hired a saloon car - wished we'd hired a 4 x 4!. We were late arriving but received a lovely warm welcome from Geraldine and staff and enoyed a good meal. The rock chalet had... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We arrived at the lodge after a 10 hour drive and had a wonderful time there for 2 nights. Geraldine the landlady gave us a warm welcome and we felt at home straight away. The lodge is located about 80km from Soussusvlei surrounded by mountains. Pure nature. Breathtaking view especially when swimming in the pool which is big enough to... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We spent 2 amazing days at Zebra River Lodge. The staff were the friendliest we have experienced during our travels through Namibia. The owners Louis and Geraldine were very welcoming and made us feel as though this was our "home away from home". The food was excellent and well presented, the rock chalet we stayed in was spotless and the... More

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Marsa Alam, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

I have been visiting Zebra River Lodge yearly since 2006. The area has a long history to show. It hosted the first living organism with a shell a few hundred million years ago , as well as our prehistoric forefathers that used handaxes as tools, and is still today a magnificent place to be. Zebra River Lodge is a wonderful... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

We spent a night here en route from Sossusvlei to Windhoek and it was a great place to break the journey. Wonderful setting in the mountains and really nice sundowners on the top of a hill with sightings of the mountain zebras which was very special. Great food and very friendly staff. But this is not a place to go... More

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

We loved this lodge which is set in its own canyon. It is obviously very well managed by Louis and Geraldine and spotlessly clean. The food is home cooked and delicious, and well above the standards of most lodges, even ones that charge several times more. It was clear that the lodge treats its staff very well and much better... More

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Northeim, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

The Zebra River Lodge is good to reach with a normal car or with a 4by4. When you already had a hard trip in Namibia and you just want to relax a little bit, then the ZRl is your choice. The Lodge with his amazing and really clean accomodations is located in a breathtakingly landscape in the Tsaris Mountains. The... More

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Address: D 850 | Tsaris Mountains, Sossusvlei, Namib-Naukluft Park 9000, Namibia
Location: Namibia > Khomas Region > Namib-Naukluft Park > Sossusvlei
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Zebra River Lodge 3*
Also Known As:
Zebra River Lodge Sossusvlei, Namibia - Namib-Naukluft Park

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Zebra River Lodge is situated on 12 500 hectares of dramatic scenery, deep in the Tsaris Mountains of southern Namibia and merely a hour and half drive from Sesriem and the Magic Dunes of Sossusvlei. Zebra River Lodge has welcomed guests to its special environment for more than 15 years. Let the warmth and our Namibian hospitality welcome you to a place of light and airy spaces on the slopes of the Zebra River Canyon. We invite you to relax under an azure-blue sky and to feast your senses on our tranquil surroundings where you can listen to the silence of nature. Visit this magic place where the setting sun makes the mountains glow in golden color and beautiful stars guide you through your sleep ... more   less 
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