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Twyfelfontein Country Lodge

3.5 of 5 Lodge   |   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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Auckland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the rooms were clean and tidy, but not super luxurious. the lodge however is a marvel of design and architecture being built into the side of the red mountain - it cleverly blends nicely into the environment making a subtle statement. you hardly know it's there, even when you finally drive into the carpark. To get to reception there is... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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51 reviews 51 reviews
31 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The main lodge is remarkable. I loved the natural boulders being used as floor and ramps. The bar area is very nice and the personnel were friendly. The restaurant has a pretty standard buffet (on par with the other Namibian lodges we stayed at) with good variety, if pretty bland. The rooms are basic, but perfectly adequate. We were there... More

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Sussex
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 2 nights here on a self-drive holiday in Namibia. The rooms are fine, the large restaurant layout has a great open-sided feel & good views. Nice buffet breakfast and dinner and a comfy bar area which did cake and tea/coffee in the afternoon. Service was friendly and the location is good for the rock art and other outdoor... More

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New Mexico
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41 reviews 41 reviews
32 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms here are very ordinary - like a Comfort Inn in the USA. But the main building is interestingly designed to blend in with its setting and the view from its lounge and restaurant is stunning. As another reviewer has mentioned we also were not informed that an afternoon tea is provided as part of the hotel fare. We... More

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Izmir Province, Turkey
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112 reviews 112 reviews
21 hotel reviews
359 helpful votes 359 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for two night and we really enjoyed it. There were a lot of people staying there on our first night but the place was so peaceful I thought we were there only guests. We were greeted nicely with a welcome drink and some information about our accommodation and the local area and then we went of to... More

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Harpenden
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Reviews on Tripadvisor had made us apprehensive, but we enjoyed our night at the lodge. It started poorly. The welcome was hit and miss. We were not told everything we needed to know, e.g. how to get your cases to your room (you can drive round and drop them off), that there is an astronomer who shows you the night... More

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Washington, DC
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Stayed at this lodge for one night on the way to Etosha and wish we had picked a different place to stay. I know that it's usually all about location, location, location and there probably aren't many places to stay within this long stretch, but this place leaves alot to be desired in spite of the fact that it's a... More

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Katikati, New Zealand
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10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Our tour group from New Zealand came here on our way from Swakopmund to Etosha. It is a spectacular hotel in a spectacular location, embedded in the rock at the foot of as red rocky slope. From the main building one looks out over the desert and distant hills. The units are somewhat dated but acceptable. But it is a... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This was one of the most expensive lodges we stayed in during our vacation in Namibia, but it was not nearly the best. The rooms were clean and spacious, but the bathrooms need renovation. The dinner was good, but over-priced. Twyfelfontein is a VERY hot area, and there is no AC in the rooms, just fans, that does not make... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Do NOT avoid this place due to reviews as it IS a special place to visit. Other recent reviewers have done my job well with their reports. Rooms were like basic motel units rather than what one would expect of a country lodge in a very remote and special part of Namibia. Lots of tours stay here so they are... More

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Address: PO Box 6597, Namibia
Location: Namibia > Otjozondjupa Region > Damaraland
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Twyfelfontein Country Lodge 3.5*
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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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