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Twyfelfontein Country Lodge

3.5 of 5
PO Box 6597, Namibia
Twyfelfontein Country Lodge
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent 2 nights here in July 2015. Really this was a convenient stop between Swakop and Etosha and we were interesting in the rock art. A full day in this area was more than enough. The tour of the rock art paintings and engravings was very good and we got lucky when a held of desert elephant came to... More 

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Margate Rsa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our travel agent Desire Africa did an incredible job arranging our Namibian adventure. Twyfelfontein while the rooms were nothing special we really enjoyed the night there. We also used the opportunity to see the local attractions and the living museum is a must see.

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely open lodge in an absolutely amazing position.We arrived in the heat and the open coolness of the lodge was wonderful. The rooms are adequate and the staff friendly. The buffet meals were very nice with a fair selection but in my opinion too expensive. We were recommended to go to Black Mountain for sun downers but on arrival... More 

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San Francisco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This was the on,y hotel in the area. It was a good place to stop and break up our drive from Etosha to Swakopmund. The rooms were basic, and clean. The entrance was to the lobby was through an interesting rock formation. The restaurant was ordinary.

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Wilfried D, General Manager at Twyfelfontein Country Lodge, responded to this review

I am pleased to know your stay was comfortable and that you enjoyed your stay with at Twyfelfontein Country Lodge. Please visit us again in the near future. More 

Antwerp, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The lodge is big and indeed somewhat impersonal, with lots of groups staying here. But every staff member we talked to, was very helpfull and there was not one request that was too much for them. Upon arrival, you have to leave your car at the parking, go to reception for check-in, then you are allowed to drive your car... More 

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Wilfried D, General Manager at Twyfelfontein Country Lodge, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback and want to thank you for your optimistic review of our lodge. We are very proud of our staff and delighted to hear that they could contribute towards such a memorable stay for you. Since 1st March 2015 both Petrol and Diesel are available at our service station, our workshop supplies New Tyres, offer Tyre repairs... More 

Bolligen, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Compared to other lodges in Namibia Twyfelfontein Country Lodge is always only second best. The service, the food quality lack a bit of enthusiasm and knowhow. The room itself was clean, everything worked. Okay for one night, but don't expect a high standard. In the area you will not find any ATM, so bring some cash with you. The lodge... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

The great: the views, the main lodge, the red boulders surrounding the lodge, the staff, the bar to wind down after an amazing day and the activities (short trek, engravings, elephants,....), the baboons... The not so great: small and dirty pool (a little gross), the rooms have nothing to write home about (nothing special), they were hot and stuffy. I... More 

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Burien, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

The setting is awesome. The restaurant and reception area is stunning. From there it goes down hill. Rooms have restricted windows so they are hot. No air conditioning and only lodge out of five in Namibia where we stayed that did not have wifi. Buffets always give me the creeps in hot climates for issues of food poisinng. Buffet food... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

The location is perfect for an early morning trip to the rock engravings and the location is quite stunning but there is little else to recommend this place. It is big and has a lot of tour groups, the food is buffet style and pretty average and I found the staff to be very offhand almost to the point of... More 

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Wilfried D, General Manager at Twyfelfontein Country Lodge, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay at Twyfelfontein Country Lodge and would like to apologize for the inconveniences you experienced. We are aware that a lot of effort and work has to be put into the rooms and service sector, we are constantly trying to improve our service by organizing training sessions for our... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This is a stunning place and could be fantastic with a bit more care and training of staff. Rooms were OK though as mentioned before they could do with proper air conditioning as the fan and ceiling fan weren't enough. Our room was clean though and we had a lovely hot shower whenever required. Sitting on our balcony was very... More 

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