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Twyfelfontein Country Lodge

3.5 of 5 Lodge   |   PO Box 6597, Namibia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 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
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a lovely lodge in the wilds of Namibia. It is nestled in amongst the rocks. It has it's own rock art area, which is fascinating and although I didn't use it, the pool looked most attractive. I visited as part of a Titan tour. The restaurant is in a lovely setting and we very much enjoyed the impromptu... More

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Florida
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This lodge is located in a beautiful natural area, it is surrounded by red colored mountains and nestled right along them. The views are beautiful. This said, I gave it a 4 rating because unfortunately, the rooms didn't have air conditioning and it was very very hot, despite the ceiling fan. There is no cross circulation in the room, so... More

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Newquay, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
46 hotel reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful place for a lodge, built into the hillside, with an entrance walkway through rocks and 5,000 year old rock carvings in the grounds.The chalet was comfortably, if simply equipped, with ceiling fan and a freestanding one, too. The pool was a great relief on a very humid day, although the bottom of it was a little... More

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Austin, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We didn't stay here as we were camping at a nearby spot but we discovered the bar area at Twyfelfontein Country Lodge and couldn't have been happier. All of the staff that we met were incredibly helpful and conversational. They went so far as to offer to help us book a desert elephant and nature tour if the tour from... More

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Stuttgart, Germany
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16 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

This is a very nice lodge, in a fabulous setting. We enjoyed cooling off in the pool and the buffet dinners were fantastic, the best food we had in Namibia. The staff were friendly enough. The bar area is fantastic, though the rooms could do with a little work. Overall a good choice in the area.

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London, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014 via mobile

My take is that Twyfelfontein is more of a stopover between Etosha and Swakopmund than a destination in itself. The rock carvings are really interesting and I very much enjoyed the tour, but it only takes an hour. The hotel itself is in a beautiful setting. It's a reasonably big hotel (over 60 rooms), but it's really nicely done and... More

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

I am thankful for your review and pleased to know we made your stay worthwhile. Twyfelfontein and Damaraland is more than just a stopover. I am sorry to hear you received a twin room and not a double and about the strong smell of the cleaning material used. We will definitely take this into consideration. We are very proud of... More

London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

The hotel is quite spread out and we were a 5 minute walk to the main hotel area. The rooms were quite small but very clean and quiet. The main building had a lovely bar area with great views. The restaurant is large and a buffet Skye dinner had plenty of choice. A good place to stay in an area... More

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

I am thankful for your review and feedback.Upgrade to the rooms will come soon. Thank you for taking the time to give us some feedback on your stay and we hope to welcome you again in the future. More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Stayed for 3 nights and found it to be a lovely place. The staff were friendly and attentive and the food (buffet) excellent. The breakfast choice is good, and omelettes are cooked to order. We went on the desert elephant trek which was really good and well worth doing. Whilst there is no guarantee you will find the elusive elephants,... More

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

Thank you so much for your amazing review. Our goal is to make your stay at Twyfelfontein Country Lodge an unforgettable experience, and we are pleased to receive such a positive feedback. The whole team appreciates your uplifting comments. Glad to hear that you experienced the magic of the Twyfelfontein through every aspect of your stay. Visit us again for... More

Swakopmund
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

This is a no fuss or frills lodge with a fantastic view in a great area. The surrounding area is amazing. The pool is very welcoming after a very long hot day traveling. I love the bar and restaurant.

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Luanda, Angola
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

After a dry, dusty ride through the desert, the lodge appears against the rock back wall, almost as a mirage. From a distance it did not look like much, but the lodge has its charm. The rooms were clean and pleasant and the view from our rooms was beautiful. I liked the privacy of the rooms as we had 3... More

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

Thank you very much for your review! We are aware that a lot of effort and work has to be put into the service sector and we are constantly trying to improve our service by organizing training sessions for our staff. We want to thank you for your valuable feedback concerning the bad service as this gives us the chance... More

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Additional Information about Twyfelfontein Country Lodge

Also Known As:
Twyfelfontein Country Hotel
Twyfelfontein Country Hotel Damaraland
Twyfelfontein Country Lodge Namibia/Damaraland
Address: PO Box 6597, Namibia
Location: Namibia > Otjozondjupa Region > Damaraland
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #9 of 13 Specialty lodging in Damaraland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Twyfelfontein Country Lodge 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Twyfelfontein Country Lodge is an activity based lodge lying in the core area of Namibia's only World Heritage Site. Only 3km's away from the largest collection of Bushman engravings in Southern Africa, we offer a unique experience in the picturesque, versatile nature of Damaraland. From tracking desert adapted elephants to exploring the geological formations of millions of years, trying to decipher the meaning of bushman folklore from their engravings and paintings, you can experience it all in this beautiful part of Namibia.With 56 rooms and one of the greatest buffets in the country, there is ample space and place to relax, let your hair down and experience this great part of the world with us. ... more   less 
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