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Twyfelfontein Country Lodge

3.5 of 5
PO Box 6597, Namibia
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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
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Paris, France
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is far from being charming . It is a kind of factory for tourists The service is awful Food (buffet) is decent The only interesting activity is the ride in damaraland and Désert elephant encounter

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There were things that we liked and also several things that we disliked at this hotel, so it's an average of 5 star things and 1 star things. It is one of the more economical places to stay near Twyfelfontein, assuming that you want to stay in a hotel, and not camp. First the good things- the hotel is in... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for 2 nights exploring the interesting geological attractions of the surroundings. All in all this is a good place where to stay. Pricey considering the worn out rooms, in need of maintenance and refurbishment. This is compensated by the very good food at the restaurant (buffet). Strategically located in the middle of the points of interest of the area.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

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 July 9, 2015

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 July 2, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
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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