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Hoodia Desert Lodge

Certificate of Excellence
Town Area: Sesriem | PO Box: 250, Sesriem, Namibia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
Vinidive Maputo, Mozambique
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Maputo, Mozambique
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90 reviews 90 reviews
24 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Room was excellent and very private, far from the others. A bathtub under the sky is awesome. Service was outstanding, friendly and effective. Although a bit far from Sossusvlei, the location is amazing and allows a good walk on the property with a high mountain just behind the hotel. Good food, accommodating all requests (vegetarians, non spicy, whatever) I know... More 

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Annecy, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owner of the Lodge, Thomas Becker, is an excellent host who makes his guests feel at home. The facility is situated near the mountains with stunning views. The rooms are excellent with every amenity.. The food is very good. The guides are very knowlegeable and make the red dunes come alive.

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment Thomas the owner welcomed us until our last breakfast, Hoodia Lodge never ceased to amaze us. The setting, surrounded by mountains and the 20 minute drive from Sossusvlei make it an ideal location. The Lodge itself is spacious, tastefully decorated and has a luxury feel. The individual thatched 'cabins' are well spread out for privacy, have their... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time at Hoodia...Other reviews are right when they say it has world-class food and accommodation. Thomas is an attentive and jovial host; Angula, our guide, was knowledgeable and friendly. The tent was delightful...comfortable, clean, with an outdoor shower as well as indoor one. And the setting and scenery are spectacular.

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South Burlington, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

This is a special location and a special lodge. My wife and I stayed at the Hoodia Lodge for our 30th wedding anniversary and the vastness and beauty of the surroundings was matched by the intimate quality and world class service and cuisine of the Lodge. Thomas gave us personal attention and really cared about our visit; Angula and the... More 

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Rego Park, New York
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Stayed for two nights in January and absolutely loved it here. The lodge was beautifully and tastefully decorated. The rooms were beautiful and had all the necessities and were very comfortable. The outdoor bath was gorgeous and the bathroom new and very large and comfortable for two people. It is a family owned busienss and they are wonderful. Our guide,... More 

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Swanmore, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We had a really great 2 night stay at this lovely lodge. From the moment we were welcomed with a delicious and refreshing drink until the minute we left, everthing was done to make us welcome. It is really well postioned for visiting Sossusvlei and Sesriem...close enough to be convenient, far enough away to be out of the way of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Stayed here for 2 nights in January and this was my second stay. I wanted to come back here after being so memorised the first time round. Beautifully decorated lounge, chalets. Amazing quality food using fresh local ingredients such as kudu and oryx. We decided to do a guided tour of the dunes via the lodge after doing it outselves... More 

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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71 hotel reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This was far by the best place we stayed at on the trip. The lodges, lounge area, pool, and restaurant are superb. Very friendly service with great food. We book a package which included the day trip to the dunes which was amazing! The guide - augola - was great. Coffee / tea break mid morning with cake and biscuits... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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72 hotel reviews
235 helpful votes 235 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We very much enjoyed our too short but awesome stay at this five star property made possible by the all the very personable staffs, as well as the onsite welcoming owners Thomas and Henreza. The desert lodge amazes with a beautiful setting in the back drop of a picturesque mountain, add in style, ambiance and classic decorations along with handpicked... More 

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