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Palmwag Lodge

Sam Nujoma Ave 11, Swakopmund | P.O. Box 2528, 9000, Namibia
Palmwag Lodge
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Strand, South Africa
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49 reviews 49 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a welcome oasis! We traveled from Puros to Palmwag on what I consider to be one of the worst corrugated roads. We were very relieved to reach Palmwag and more thankful that they had a very well equipped repair shop. The campsites were rather basic but with a nice view. Our campsite, no 7, was in the process of... More 

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Bonn, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we reserved the campsite at palmwag lodge. it is well maintained and offers all the necessary facilities campers need. dinner can be taken at the lodge which is very close to the campsite. food is good, wine and drinks as well. game drives are offered at normal rates. service is friendly. perhaps a little investment could improve the shape of... More 

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Namibia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

from the word go i had poor service, firstly after a long drive i was met by a gentelman at reception who checked me in and pointed me in the direction of a campsite. i was booked for 3 nights and survived 2 before leaving. the campsite was situated behind the staff village so both nights i lay in my... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This facility has recently been done up, with new ablutions and chalets For those adventurous types it is a great place to stay, It is a all very clean and the chance of an elephant wondering through is good, but give them there space and all will be well

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We got here thinking that Palmwag would be sort of a big place since on the map it was a bigger dot and it had a gas station. Well we couldn't have been more wrong. It has nothing.. but a gas station and a lodge. But were we glad with that lodge. It's such a cool place! It's got all... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We stayed at Palmwag in December 2014 on our way to Twyfelfontein and found the staff very friendly, the rooms comfortable and the food great. We would very much recommend staying here. The view from the bar is great. The cabins are canvas sided, but the feel is very solid.

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We arrived late at the Palmwag campsite. It was full but they managed to find us a spot. Perfect for a night, the bar is nice to relax. You can go to the pool too. Its a good place to stay before entering the Skeleton coast.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I would highly recommend this lodge. We stayed on the campsite, they are very large and have all necessary facilities. The bathroom (private) is really amazing. It's open air, there's hot water and the view from the shower and the toilet is amazing. There's electricity and water. The renovations are still ongoing so it is quite noisy but I'm sure... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Each campsite has its own plot with water, electricity, sink and work surface. We had a tree for shade and were close to the pools where we spent a lot of time relaxing. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the wifi you had to pay for but was cheap and quick. There was a lot of building work... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

As you will see from other reviews, Palmwag Lodge is currently undergoing renovation and extension. It promises to be a great lodge and has huge potential as it's location within the Palmwag concession offers fabulous views and great game drives. We recommend a full day game drive as the local guides (we had a knowledgeable guy called Peter) are familiar... More 

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