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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 yesterday
MargarethaN Linkoping, Sweden
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Linkoping, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were planning on staying at a different lodge but ended up at Hakusembe because of a mistake. The best mistake ever! Hakusembe was a very pleasant surprise. Fantastic room in African style. Big and comfortable beds and separate WC and shower. The location is very good right on the Okavango river. Good food and very friendly and service-minded staff.... More 

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Windhoek, Namibia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We recently camped at Hakusembe Rive Lodge and felt like we were in paradise. The staff were wonderful, the facilities excellent and the location amazing. We arrived to a warm welcome by the staff and could not have asked for better accommodation.

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Sandton, South Africa
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It has been my second time at Hakusembe. The Staff is extremely friendly. The new rooms are very large with lovely decoration and good quality bedding. The new dining room with the deck overviewing the Kavango River turned out really great. For breakfast the staff immediately layed the table outside. The bar has an excellent variety, the cruise was very... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent 3 nights at Hakusembe River Lodge and what an experience! The chalets are beautiful like the river they look out upon! The food is excellent to say the least and the staff are absolutely stunning! As a Namibian i have not been to a place where i felt more at home than at Hakusembe River Lodge. The staff were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Hakusembe River Lodge on the Kavango River This was really special & a complete & very positive surprise .It is in aa location we could have easily added a second night to; tranquility personified - so peaceful, so relaxing, such warmth of hospitality. Main lodge is a large thatched building that was the best of the larger main lodges we... More 

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Berlin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Expensive, but comfortable accomondation, many package tourists. Staff (mostly trainees) in restaurant was overwhelmed when ordering a burger for lunch. Because of another group of 17 people she predicted waiting time of several hours!! So we just had a drink. Sundowner cruise with a bunch of Aussies was very nice.

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Windhoek, Namibia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Great renovated bungalows (no 14-16 recommended, as they are on the restaurant and beach side), well-known Gondwana standard, food delicious (but something eggy rather than the pre-prepared scrambled eggs would be nice). Sunset Cruise not worth the money (unless you want to be on a boat with 20 others and a "guide" not saying a word for 2 hours) Some... More 

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Windhoek, Namibia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Hakusembe is probably a nice place, but the online booking [and the Gondwana office in Windhoek] is a total disaster. According to the online booking, there is more than enough place, but if you phone the office in Windhoek, it is fully booked. That is, after spending 10 minutes on the phone and speaking to 5 different people

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Banbury Uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We only stayed over 1night, but it was a very well run lodge. Exceedingly friendly staff coped with some dietary issues for me, very comfortable beds in the lodges, clean and well maintained lodges.Recommend for a transit stop.

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Swakopmund, Namibia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Our well traveled guests (we are tour operators) remarked that this was the best location and establishment they ever visited. The sunset on the spacious deck is unbelievable. The menu is very good and the new renovated rooms are a dream.

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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*
Number of rooms: 10
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