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Hakusembe River Lodge

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rundu, Namibia
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Rundu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The resort has been completely renovated so the accommodation was much better than expected. They need to update their websites. We were warmly received with iced tea and showed around the lodge. All activities and prices were explained on our arrival. There is lots to do. The chalets are beautiful, spacious and luxurious. It was a pleasure staying there.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good signage to get you there, bumpy road - preferably use a 4X4. Very friendly reception, efficient booking. Quality chalets, with excellent facilities. Coffee delivered in flask at six am was cold when we poured it an hour later. How about coffee making facilities in the chalet? Dinner and breakfast excellent. New dining facility and viewing platform wonderful. Super staff,... More

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Swakopmund, Namibia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gondwana hospitality - those who have stayed with Gondwana Lodges would know exactly what I mean! Very, very friendly reception and wonderful staff. Edison, Yvonne and their team made our 3-day stay an exceptional experience. The fishermen in our group thoroughly enjoyed the boat trip, caught a number of Tiger Fish (catch-and-release policy supported by Gondwana), and after dinner they... More

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Formby, United Kingdom
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45 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We camped and had a lovely campsite overlooking the river with private ablutions all clean, only 4 sites would recommend. We decided to have dinner as the shops in Rundu did not have much fresh meat to offer. They have obviously done lots of new building and are building a new dining room and have completed new accommodation which looks... More

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Windhoek, Namibia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a beautiful place to relax. Staff was very friendly and the boot cruise stunning. Everybody of our group enjoyed it a lot. Rooms clean and nicely decorated. Restaurant wasn't finished yet, but we had a great dinner under the tent.

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London
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46 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had just spent 5 nights camping when we arrived at Hakusembe River Lodge so it was going to be hard for it to disappoint. But having said that, it was really lovely. The room was large, with white linen and lots of swathes of white curtains. The bed was massive and had a mosquito net around it to draw... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

On arrival we had to be taken to the lodge by boat due to the heavy rains that flooded access to the lodge. Our group of 12 were met by a wonderful crew who had some cold beers for us to sup on after a long day travelling! The rooms were brand new, wonderfully appointed and decorated. The best shower... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Beuatiful and clean bungalows; Good Servie and meal (buffet); Friendly staff all over the lodge; Well organized transfer with a boat because of too much water in the river; Very nice boat trips; We will come back.

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Berkshire
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23 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We stayed here (at Rundu) for one night en-route from Etosha to the Caprivi strip etc. The grounds were pleasant alongside the river, facing Angola, and bungalow was OK but not exceptional. Building work would have been a distraction if we were staying any length of time - but we weren't. We had booked on B&B basis and were a... More

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GondwanaCollection, Social Media Manager at Hakusembe River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write about your stay. I am glad you enjoyed the view and the dinner buffet. My apology if you felt the breakfast was not up to standard; we have passed on your comments to the kitchen team. I am also sorry to know you had a bit of a rough ride getting to... More

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31 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Wonderful place on the river banks. Good to have an SUV, otherwise the last stretch to the lodge from the highway might be a bit difficult in the rainy season. Due to flooding of the area where the old chalets are, two rows of new chalets have been built. They are very nicely decorated, offering everything you need in this... More

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GondwanaCollection, Social Media Manager at Hakusembe River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review about your recent stay. We enjoy receiving feedback from guests. I am sorry you were inconvenienced a bit with the rain and water everywhere. Thank you for mentioning the great service and delicious food. We are just as excited as you are about the work currently done to the lodge. We are looking forward... More

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Address: Rundu, Namibia
Location: Namibia > Kavango Region > Rundu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hakusembe River Lodge 3*
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