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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 5 weeks 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Bloemendaal, The Netherlands
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62 reviews 62 reviews
49 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As many mention the location and the surroundings are exceptional, the main building blends in well. However the rooms are dreadful, small and very basic. Bathroom was not clean and the shower curtain full of stains. I don't mind something to be simple but it has to be clean. The food in the restaurant was surprisingly good and offering substantial.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed overnight and were very impressed with the natural surroundings and the architectural design of the building that suited the location. The staff were all friendly and helpful and the food was excellent. It is quite a busy lodge so the meals are buffet style with lots of variety available and all delicious. The rooms were clean and comfortable... More 

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We decided to stay overnight only because of the beautiful surroundings. The lodge forms part of all the natural rocks and is awesome. I was however not at all impress with the rooms, definitely not value for money, quite expensive and only equipped with a rattling fan, there was not even coffee/tea facilities in the room. It was not what... More 

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London
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53 reviews 53 reviews
39 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights as part of a group of 16 from UK. Our room facing the mountain was quite dark and most of the rooms are a long walk from the main building i.e. bar and restaurant. There is a problem with the hot water as it is not always available even though we were told that the... More 

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Dresden, Germany
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The lodge is beautifully situated in front of a mountain but still pretty much in the middle of nowhere. The highlight is the bar and restaurant area. We had amazing buffet dinner which also included delicious meat such as crocodile. Some of the rooms are a bit of a walk from the main building but we did not find this... More 

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London
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights as part of a group of 16 from UK. Our room facing the mountain was quite dark and most of the rooms are a long walk from the main building i.e. bar and restaurant. There is a problem with the hot water as it is not always available even though we were told that the... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Okay be warned its a fair drive from anywhere, so make sure you have planned your snacks and lunch and drinks. The drive is spectacular and you can stop at several land marks along the way. The lodge is tucked up into the rocky outcrop and it is a very welcome sight to see as you approach it. The main... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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87 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We had just come from a lodge where we were the only guests so we really loved how busy this lodge was! The main feature is definitely the restaurant/bar area. Very good buffet dinner. The rooms were fine, nothing fancy but overall it was a good place to stay. There really isn’t much to do around here so one night... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The main lodge bar and dining room are spectacular! The thatched roofed lodge set into the rocks with even their own petroglyphs is lovely, the rooms are nowhere you want to hang out, the pool is small, the bottom covered in moss and nothing special either. The staff was not particular friendly or helpful, especially those in the bar and... More 

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Ramsbottom England
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

On an Explore trip with a group so everything was pre arranged. Spectacular setting at the base of red cliffs/rocks. The lodge was unexpected in terms of main building, dramatic with its interesting thatched roof where the restaurant and bar is located. The rooms are spread quite far so expect a walk to the restaurant but this is not a... More 

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Additional Information about Twyfelfontein Country Lodge

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*
Number of rooms: 56
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