We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Tsondab Valley Scenic Reserve

Solitaire, Namibia
Tsondab Valley Scenic Reserve
Share an Experience

27 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room Tips
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
  • Mar-May only
  • Jun-Aug only
  • Sep-Nov only
  • Dec-Feb only
All months
Zurich, Switzerland
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
18 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The Tsondab Valley is simply marvelous. The colors around the lodge are incredible: orange sand and blue mountains far away. The sunset was a show! We stayed in the camping for two nights and we enjoyed our time a lot. Yes, the "open" bathroom and showers with desert view are a special treat, the hikes are easy and they allow... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

If you visit Namibia and don't stay here you need a punch in the head. We flew in from fish river canyon where we had no service' freezing rooms and over priced averageness. On landing (yes they have their own airstrip so u don't have to drive) we were greeted by Hans in his awesome Landy and taken to the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
New Forest, UK
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This review is long overdue: we travelled (clockwise) around Namibia in Oct 2013 and stayed at Tsondab for a night to break our journey between Sossusvlei and Swapopmund. Having done so, we wish we'd stayed longer as the surrounding area was breathtaking. As other reviewers have stated, the 'camp' is just round the corner from Solitaire, up a 20km(?) gravel... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Inverness, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
23 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

We stayed here on the campsite for one night here on our way from Sesriem to Swakopmund, to break the journey up. If we went again, we would try the chalets. What a wonderful drive in. You leave the main road and then have an exciting drive down a single track road. Occasionally, there are signs to make you smile... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

A group of friends and I camped there. We keep very fond memories of our stay in this Lodge. In part because the place is beautifully set up for you to intimately embrace the views. What do I mean by this? For one, the campsites benefit from awesome outdoor showers from which you can admire the valley. Secondly the sun... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Randburg, South Africa
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
30 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

Kristin the co-owner enjoys driving through the dunes with the 1972 Land Series II and so did we! A great stop for photographers sharing al the great stops with Kristin being photographer herself. The best about the chalets is sitting on "the roof" watching the stars. One can actually request for your bedroom to be setup on the roof -... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

We camped there 2 nights. Might not have been travelling in high season but we couldn't get some laundry done or take breakfast at the main lodge... Felt like not there at the right time. Running and drinking water on the campsite and stunning - but not private - ablution facilities built in the rock with fantastic vista.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Krisl1975, Owner at Tsondab Valley Scenic Reserve, responded to this review

Please note that we do not specifically offer a laundry service to camping guests. Our kitchen caters for camping guests from 4+ people only. Thank you for your understanding. More 

Karlsruhe, Germany
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2010

Unique Desert Resort (3 hours' drive west of Windhoek) neighbouring the Namib Naukluft National Park with wonderful sunsets, red dune desert walks (own 1km long canyon, panoramic hills and dunes) or sundowner excursions, nocturnal wildlife watching at water hole just in front of Resort. 3 course dinners with excellent game meat in relaxed atmosphere, comfortable individual scenic bungalows (nice option... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

15 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (15)
Hotel & grounds (1)
Business center/function rooms (1)
Other (13)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay

Near Tsondab Valley Scenic Reserve

Top-rated Attractions Nearby
Top-rated Restaurants Nearby


Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question