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3.5 of 5 Lodge   |   Skeleton Coast, Skeleton Coast Park, Namibia
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Cape Cross Lodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Gaborone, South-East, Botswana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We only stayed one night, but should have been longer. Amazing location, great food and nice rooms. The seal colony is a ten minute drive away. Fantastic spot to visit, but brutal-the seals are not "managed" by rangers so you'll see dead bodies and babies dying in front of you. A reminder of the savagery of nature.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a New Year's Eve! The hotel was fine, but the setting is amazing and right next door to the seal colony - an experience not to be missed. Service is great. Rooms were fine but with wonderful views of the ocean.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lodge is beautifully located right on the beach and a short drive from the seal colony. The rooms were a bit dated but the lodge itself was very nice. The reception lady was pleasant. There were two downsides, though. Reception told us there was wi fi available. It never worked - even when we sat exactly where we were... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I recently visited the lodge at Cape Cross. The reception and dining staff are remarkably friendly and provide very good service. The food and facilities were among some of the best in our trip to Namibia. For American tastes, the facilities and service were truly something to remember. Our room had a door directly accessing the beach... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were really looking forward to our stay at Cape Cross Lodge, said to be one of only two places offering accommodation on the Skeleton Coast. Upon arrival the first thing that strikes one is that its not as remote as its made out to be, there's a large camping site next door and some private units next door. The... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is really lovely, situated right on the beach. All the rooms are sea-facing, with balconies overlooking the beautiful Atlantic Ocean. The restaurant offers tasty meals, and has two large fireplaces, with plush couches and coffee table books to read whilst enjoying the warmth of the fire during the cold, foggy winters’ nights. The staff members were very friendly... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I booked at the Cape Cross Lodge I imagined an oasis in the middle of one of the world's most inhospitable environments. I was not disappointed -- although it's not exactly an oasis (all of the water is desalinated or trucked in). The lodge is situated in the most desolate, yet beautiful, place imaginable. The staff and service were... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We travelled down from damaraland through the skeleton coast park to get here and it was the perfect spot to relax after a long drive. It is the only lodge for miles and so feels completely isolated which is wonderful. All the rooms have the most amazing sea views (look directly onto the beach and are about 20m from the... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Every room looks out onto the beach and sea. Great rooms with facilities. Balcony with chairs. Large restaurant with big fire places. The food is good but the service let it down. The staff really needed to have some training when serving meals. The hotel is totally on its own. About one kilometre away along the coast is the seal... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

Located on the Skeleton Coast and not far from the colony of Cape fur seals, this lodge and the nearby newly-built holiday houses seem about as far from human habitation as you could imagine. Nevertheless, the welcome, the friendliness and helpfulness of the staff immediately made us feel at home. Our room was very comfortable and had a wonderful sea... More 

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Address: Skeleton Coast, Skeleton Coast Park, Namibia
Location: Namibia > Khomas Region > Skeleton Coast Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Cape Cross Lodge 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Cape Cross Lodge Namibia/Skeleton Coast Park

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