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Belmond Khwai River Lodge

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Moremi Wildlife Reserve, Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana
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Belmond Khwai River Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Singapore
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4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I read previous comments on Khwai River lodge, I feel like we have stayed at a totally different place. Would it be because the Manager had just left (2 weeks before we arrived) and the interim manager was arrogant and only worried about the VIP visitors he was expecting in the coming days and he kept talking about? The... More

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LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Khwai River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your review with us. We take all reviews to heart, and we have looked into the complaints you raised in your review with the staff at Khwai. We found no record of any complaints during your stay at the lodge, and our management team, guides and staff would like to take this... More

atlanta GA
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95 reviews 95 reviews
8 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The game viewing here is very different from Chobe but we had a great experience. Ask for Ness to be your guide, he is a wealth of knowledge. The rooms are lovely but ice cold. The heat did not seem to work and often the room was 50 degrees. However, the hot water bottle is a nice touch in the... More

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Miami, Florida
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Khwai River Lodge was the second lodge we visited on our extended trip to Botswana and we loved the fact that it was totally different from Eagle Island Camp. Located on the banks of a river, we had magnificent sightings of hippos, both in and out of the water, elephants bathing right in front of our tent and many birds... More

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plettenberg bay
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never been so pampered by staff whose friendliness and co-operation were unparallelled.Very good and quite large range of food.Impressive and very comfortable accommodation. Enjoyed lifetime experience of witnessing pride of 11 lions [4 lionesses, 3 sub-adults, and four cubs] playing and swimming in the 'marsh area' and then unsuccessfully stalking 6 buffalo [they succeeded overnight] Planning next year's visit already

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Perth, Australia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just spent two wonderful days at this camp. Staff and management were wonderful. Food delicious. Guides amazing and safari drives fantastic!!! Would love to go back again for longer this time. Advantage of this park is that it has it's own concession as well as Moremi Park. Lots and lots of game and up close encounters. Thank you so much... More

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Mobile, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The view of hippos and elephants from our tent was amazing! The food was like the best health food restaurant in the world. The staff was all smiles. Sello was an awesome, knowledgable guide with a killer laugh. I wish I was still there.

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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We very much enjoyed our four nights in this Lodge where the whole atmosphere was relaxing, and welcoming from the moment we stepped off the vehicle. Our room exceeded expectations and the food was varied, delicious and so beautifully presented. All the staff were attentive and friendly and their ability to remember the names of guests was most impressive and... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is a great resort style lodge. The views from the deck, over the water, with hippos and elephants was amazing. A fully inclusive game lodge - trackers were excellent. Staff very friendly and helpful. Food was good - not as varied as some but gotta expect that in the middle of no where! Dinner in the Boma was excellent,... More

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Northbrook, Illinois
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

As part of our Tauck Tour, we were guests for 3 nights at the Khwai Lodge. The "room" was more than we expected. it was luxurious, had a splendid view of the river and its occupants :hippos and elephants. The food was excellent, and everyone from the managers ,Nate and Magda, to the guides, Richard, Onx,Moses and Sello, were the... More

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Melrose, Florida
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14 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We stayed three nights while on a Tauck tour and had a magnificent visit at this property with a scenic and wonderful location on the Khwai River. You can look out of your "tent" and see Elephants, Hippos and more. The accommodations are surprisingly luxurious for such a remote location and the housekeeping staff was exceptional. The safari guides, led... More

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KarinVanZyl, General Manager at Belmond Khwai River Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Belmond Khwai River Lodge. We are delighted to hear that you had a magnificent time at our lodge and found the accommodation luxurious and the housekeeping staff exceptional. The best part of every safari should be the actual game drives and it is good to read... More

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Address: Moremi Wildlife Reserve, Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana
Location: Botswana > North-West District > Moremi Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Also Known As:
Khwai River Lodge By Orient-Express Hotel Moremi Game Reserve

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
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Sink into time-honoured indulgence as you overlook the vibrant floodplains and dramatic big game of the Moremi Wildlife Reserve. ... more   less 
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