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Camp Kipwe

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Twyfelfontein Conservancy | D2612 Road, Namibia
Camp Kipwe
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  • 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

- features unique guest huts built into the rocks with full private outdoor ensuites and balcony overlooking the savannah - food was very good and service was exceptional, very helpful and friendly - the guided tours to see desert-adapted elephants was exceptional; the guided tour to see ancient rock art was also very good - sundowner service from atop a... More 

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights at Camp Kipwe in Feb 2015 as part of an excellent self drive tour around Namibia arranged for us by the superb Imagine Africa tour company (whom we would fully recommend to anyone). You cannot do better than stay for a while at this place. The accommodation is in individual rooms set into the boulders of... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

wonderful location and service. Sundowner on the top of the hill. wonderful game drives and good food. We were in the middle of nowhere, in paradise! every body was very nice and thes swimming pool even though small is very refreshing

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Chichester, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is magic! Nestled into the rocks and scarcely visible from the road yet packing in superb accommodation. From the quirky barroom open to the stars to sundowners on top of the hill, every detail has been thought through to provide the ultimate in comfort. The staff are superb - all so knowledgeable and professional and clearly taking such... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

My husband and I stayed here during a 4 month trip to several countries and it was one of our most memorable experiences. The location is stunning - the hotel is nestled in the middle of giant boulders in an incredible scenery of hills that you can see for miles. The food at the lodge was great and the staff... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

During our trip throughout Namibia, we stumbled across Camp Kipwe, a delightful lodge nestled in boulders in the Namib desert. Staff were amazing and service was brilliant, food was good, and the setting idyllic. We arrived in January and it was very hot - the small stone chalets are hot at night if you don't have the fan on, but... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Only stayed one night but wish for at least 2. Very secluded and quite. Chalets looking new with a/c and outdoor shower/toilet. Small patio in front with awesome desert view. Staff is well trained, were met by the manager who showed the premixes and the room. Nice dinner and breakfast. Overall 4/5 stars. Would definitely stay again once back to... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Camp Kipwe is a gem! The rondovals were beautiful and well appointed. I loved the outdoor shower and the deck with views over the rocks. Our guide, Borden was superb! The elephant tracking adventure was so very special and his knowledge and humor made it all that much better. The staff was friendly and did everything possible to make our... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The roads to the Camp are not good. It s quite a long drive but what a pleasant surprise if you arrive in Camp Kipwe. Hidden around huge boulders are the different huts with a wonderful view on the beautiful Damaraland. The welcome was professional with a refreshing drink. The round cottage nicely designed, very comfortable bed with nice linen,... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This spot is remote, with pretty rough roads to get to it but the spectacular setting and the way the units are arranged, coupled with the service and the friendliness of the staff are well worth it in every way. We did a drive to track the desert elephants and weren't disappointed, finding a mother and two day old calf,... More 

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