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Namushasha River Lodge

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   On the banks of the Kwando River, Namibia (Formerly Namushasha Country Lodge)
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Ranked #2 of 4 hotels in Caprivi Region
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Munich, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was extremely disappointed in Namusasha Lodge and regret that I did not go further. The rooms were beautifully decorated, however I looked on to a grass lawn. When I went to the bar, the service was extremely bad, waitress clearly has never been trained, martini just like that from the bottle, no olive nothing..food was badly prepared...all steaks pre-cooked... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was to be our last 2 days in Namibia before going to Victoria Falls. Room was spacious with excellent facilities. River view room so could watch the passing elephants. Game drives are a must - fantastic guides and vehicles. Also there is the choice of going on the river by boat to watch/photograph wildlife and this is also awesome!... More

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Heiloo
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we only stayed one night while driving through the Caprivi strip .make sure to arrive on time as the game drive is worthwhile ! first 10 minutes by boat , saw the first elephants , nice drive , sundowners at the river watching more elephants !!

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The location is excellent with a lovely view. it was quite hard to reach, so we were glad that we had a 4X4. Big was our surpise to see big tour groups are staying in this lodge as well! Room was very good, spacious, clean, comfortable with a huge bathroom and a terrace with views over the river. We just... More

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Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Namushasha was not part of our planned stops. We decided to stop for only 2 nights but ended up camping for 4 nights. On arrival Nicolene welcomed us warmly and even remembered who we were from the earlier phone call which was impressive. She was friendly, very helpfull and very profesional durring our entire stay. Which I found impressive because... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The lodge and setting is beautiful and I am sure the rooms are too. The campsites are grassed on the river edge but the ablution facilities are the worst I have seen for a while. Tiny, dark and dusty. I hated spending any time in them. It is a pity because the everything else was great.

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Detmold, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We say thank you to Brigitte and her Staff. We had 2 wonderful days at this gondwana Lodge. The Location, the Staff, the Rooms ,the Game Drives, the Food all this was perfect. Thx again, Birgit und Lothar

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Windhoek, Namibia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

The reception was kind and informative. The rooms neat and clean. The game drive something extraordinary: we saw more elephants at the horseshoe than we had seen ever before. The dinner was nothing special.

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Windhoek
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

I stayed 2 nights at Namushasha and the highlight was the bird-life. I even saw and heard an African wood owl. The service was very good! The guides on the game drive was well trained and could identify all birds on the trip. I will definitely go back there.

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Windhoek, Namibia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

The service we received from the moment that I called for a booking was very good. The staff had been professional and friendly as we arrived at the gate, as well as the office. The quality of food at both dinner and breakfast was very good, although one would have expected a bigger variety on the dinner menu. The flashlight... More

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Address: On the banks of the Kwando River, Namibia (Formerly Namushasha Country Lodge)
Location: Namibia > Caprivi Region
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Namushasha River Lodge 2.5*
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As the evening sky turns into a red glow you sit back, high above the river, enjoying a chilled drink while listening to the deep grunt of hippos – this experience awaits you on the sundowner deck of Namushasha River Lodge on the Kwando River in eastern Caprivi. Situated 24 km south of Kongola, it is the perfect stop-over en route to the Victoria Falls. Apart from 24 rooms in chalets the lodge consists of a restaurant, a bar and a swimming pool. Watch elephant, hippo, buffalo or sable antelope on our excursions by boat or off-road vehicle, visit a traditional village in the vicinity or take time to observe the colourful birdlife (more than 400 species).A camping site for 16 tents pitched on lawn is also available at Namushasha. ... more   less 
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