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Molopo Kalahari Lodge

Suite 32 | Private Bag X5879, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park 8800, South Africa
Molopo Kalahari Lodge
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

This family resort, just 60km from Kgalagadi is the ideal stop over before entering the park. It is rustic, relaxed and has three pools. Book in cabins 1 & 2 or 9 & 10 to be close to the plunge pools which will be just outside your door. Dinner offers a variety, but go for the game steaks. Breakfast has... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Our first room was completely unsuitable for self catering. The next was more equipped, with a very comfortable bed & a great shower, close to the camping area. But we had to ask for toilet paper & towels, & the double door latch was broken. Breakfast was tired. Will book in down the road next time

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Camped at Molopo with my friends. Five star restaurant and bar with most friendly and accomodating staff. Chalets seems to be luxurious and spacious with aircons. Each campsite has own braai, table and ablution. Will recommend for camping or self cater.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We camped there, and it was nice and comfortable. Ablutions were perfect and the facilities were fantastic. Pool was clean and nicely refreshing on the hot day. Breakfast was a little slow but overall the food was great The Pans nearby provided some great entertainment and sight seeing too

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We were booked in a room that has not been renovated. The room was comfortable but the towels and linen were old and well-used. One of the beds in the room had a 3/4 mattress on a single base - this resulted in discomfort throughout the night. Its a place to put down your head after a long drive -... More 

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Upington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

With half a dozen new establishments in the Kalahari to choose from, Molopo's old school charm still does it for me. They're currently renovating ( long overdue) the bathrooms of the one row of chalets, and dust and sand creeps in everywhere. The gardens are so well established that it becomes the real draw card. Breakfast enjoyed on the verandah... More 

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Upington, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

Clean rooms, nice creative restaurant and a bar that tells a story. Only thing that bothered me was that the rooms are too close to one another. I could hear everything what the people next door are chatting about. But a thumbs up from me love the peaceful atmosphere and friendly staff.

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Worcester, South Africa
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72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

When last did you get up at 3H30 in the morning, after you'd been to a wedding, and been on the road for at least 10 hours. Exactly, few people have or would dare to. We did. My aching bones rejoiced when we stopped at the Molopo Lodge en-route to Botswana last month. The place was abuzz with weary travelers... More 

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Kuruman, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Not our first time to this very unique gem. Your last stop before the Kgalagadi Park. Nice restaurant, chalets, and the oh so famous bar!!!! Must ride the saddle and donkey chart in the bar, and enjoy some knater-water. Petrol, diesel, and other stuff available from the shop. Enjoy...

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Bembridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014 via mobile

Having driven from Uppington on the way to the Kgalagadi park we camped at this amazingly atmospheric lodge. The campsites are nice with their own shade and power. More surprising though was the sincere helpfulness of the staff. This lodge is a long way from anywhere and obviously has very busy times and quiet periods. This is a very relaxing... More 

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