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Mowani Mountain Camp

4.5 of 5 Lodge   |   Twyfelfontein Conservancy, Namibia
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Mowani Mountain Camp
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Northern California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What a location and elegantly appointed property! Kudos to the manager who made sure we didn't have to go out elephant tracking with some obstreperous children! Mowani's sundowner tradition with excellent cocktails, cushion seating, and free appetizers is a pleasurable experience. We enjoyed the charming servers at meals,our intelligent guide on the elephant excursion, the bright love birds in the... More

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dallas texas usa
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am just back from a month touring Namibia with my teen son. We both really liked this hotel for the unique setting and impressive manner in which it blends into the surrounding rocks. We stayed in a superior room for two nights and went on one excursion: desert elephant tracking (which was an outstanding activity). We had a great... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
33 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A 3.5 camp at most. Rooms were clean and comfortable, but no bottled water provided ( we had to ask at every meal as they wanted us to drink the bore water ... A big no for on the move travelers ). No bathroom privacy which could be a problem for families or twin share. Our arrival was bordering on... More

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Mandurah, Western Australia, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a night here during our Namibian tour. The view and solitude were majestic, and the campsites have there own individual toilets and camp kitchen. The donkie (warm water boiler) is lit at nightfall to supply warm water for the shower at nightfall. Very central to the sights in the area

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic stay at Mowani. The camp is in a lovely location, with amazing views over the valley. Every detail has been carefully considered, and it very much feels like you're staying in a private villa on your own. It is obviously in the desert, and so you have to expect some of the things pointed out by... More

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We enjoyed Mowani camp fully. Both my wife, the kids and I spent two nights in the camp and we had a wonderful time. The tent was spacious and the beds good even for a tall guy like me (I am 204 cm). The manager took his time to welcome us and explain to the kids that the camp was... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We camped here for one night. Very private, beautiful area. Great facilities, just no electricity, but they will organise hot water when you want to shower. Staff super friendly and helpful. Only downside is their restaurant is only available to those staying in the lodge.

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Taipei, Taiwan
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22 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We enjoyed Mowani, but weren't as enthusiastic about it as others. The rooms and public areas are very nice, and the setting is lovely. And while the service was fine, the whole experience just didn't seem personalized enough – just a bit too slick. The staff are well-trained, but almost overly so, seeming to be speaking and reacting from a... More

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Durban, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We were so looking forward to the stay in this lodge and perhaps our expectations were too high following all the positive reviews.The setting is very nice amongst the rocks - similar to Canyon Lodge near Fish River Canyon. The outlook is spectacular and the sunsets beautiful sitting on the big view rock. We were allocated what they call the... More

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Accra, Ghana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Mowani Camp is absolutely stunning. super location, rooms with stunning view, unique pool area and friendly staff. Food was great, but menu could have more variety. Dont miss the sundown.. Definitely recommended.

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Address: Twyfelfontein Conservancy, Namibia
Location: Namibia > Otjozondjupa Region > Damaraland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Mowani Mountain Camp 4.5*
Also Known As:
Mowani Mountain Camp Hotel Damaraland
Mowani Mountain Camp Namibia/Damaraland

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Mowani Mountain CampBetween the Ugab and the Huab Rivers in southern Damaraland lies a vast and unspoilt wilderness area, boasting magnificent desert scenery, unusual geological formations, archaeological sites and a unique variety of desert fauna & flora. This is also the southernmost roaming-ground of the rare black rhino and the desert elephant. In the Twyfelfontein Conservancy is Mowani Mountain Camp. The word M’wane means "Place of God", and here you will find the true meaning of the words – peace and tranquility. Mowani nestles amongst the majestic boulders of this beautiful area on a high spot, commanding distant views over the ancient landscape. Great care has been taken with the design of the recreational areas, giving the impression of an African Village. The 12 luxury thatched rooms are elegantly decorated with furnishings especially designed for convenience and comfort - and decks to enjoy the spectacular views. Three additional suites offer exceptional accommodation. ... more   less 
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