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Kalahari Anib Lodge

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about 30 km northeast of Mariental, Mariental, Namibia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Centurion, South Africa
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80 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have now stayed at every Gondwana Collection Lodge in Namibia, and Anib is like the rest of them, excellent. Well run, professional service, well equipped, very good food. What else does one need.Every Gondwana lodges has its own theme and character, which just adds to the positive story. As far as we are concerned, you just can not go... More 

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Windhoek, Namibia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lodge is a great place to stay. I absolutely loved the excellent service which I haven't experienced for years and arriving there and being greeted and welcomed by the friendly and well trained was just wonderful. I love their restaurant...the pools and the fact that the animals cane right up to my doorstep during the night. That was a... More 

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GondwanaCollection, Social Media Assistant at Kalahari Anib Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your recommendation. We appreciate the friendly feedback and have forwarded your suggestions to the lodge. We are looking forward to welcoming you back at the lodge once the renovations have been made for a new and fresh Kalahari Anib Lodge experience. Kind regards, Katrin More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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42 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely oasis close to Mariental. The service is excellent, the staff extremely friendly and helpful. The food is wonderful. Kids are well catered for. Beautiful set up, rooms comfortable. A complete revamp is planned for within the next few months.

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GondwanaCollection, Social Media Assistant at Kalahari Anib Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a lovely review. The staff of Kalahari Anib will be thrilled to hear that you have had such a great stay. We are looking forward to welcoming you back at the lodge once it has had its complete renovation. Kind regards, Katrin More 

Windhoek, Namibia
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20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Incredible sunset game drive, with a Windhoek Lager in your hand, your feet digging into the red dunes and the sun's embrace leaving behind colourful traces - who can complain? Best breakfast buffet I've seen in Namibia at any accommodation, fantastic dinner and absolutely great service!!! When we got back to our room overlooking the velt, there were 2 eland... More 

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GondwanaCollection, Social Media Manager at Kalahari Anib Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for a lovely review about your stay. I am glad to know that you enjoyed the food and the service received. We sincerely apologies for the bad service received at Kalahari Farmhouse, we will definitely look into the matter. Thank you for visiting us and we are looking forward to your next visit. Please also note that no... More 

Soest, The Netherlands
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272 reviews
88 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Anib was our first stop after arrival in Windhoek. It is not too far away from Windhoek. Time to relax and enjoy. Rooms are convenient, well located around the pool. Wifi is available at the bar. Nice fireplaces in the bar area to warm yourself up during the evening,also outside on the terrace a larger open fire is available. We... More 

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GondwanaCollection, Social Media Manager at Kalahari Anib Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to stay at a Gondwana destination. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us and will be delighted to welcome you back in the future. Please also note that no bookings between 04 January and 31 March 2016 can be confirmed. Kalahari Anib Lodge will be closed for renovations and major upgrades. We... More 

great brak river RSA
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60 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Concrete cabins, in an interior harmony of army yellow green paint: clean and functional, not more. Restaurant is the saddest place you can imagine, and food is OK. Evening frame drive cancelled, replaced with a group mid afternoon tour... No breakfast before 7am (in Namibia the travellers schedules are everywhere starting at 6 am) Even with the Gondwana card discount,... More 

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GondwanaCollection, Social Media Manager at Kalahari Anib Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for writing this review. We take negative as well as positive feedback seriously. I am really sorry that you had an unsatisfying experience at our lodge. I can assure you that this is not how we want our guest to feel once they have stayed with us. Your points raised above have been discussed with lodge management. Please... More 

Windhoek
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Good day, We enjoyed the stay, me specially the quiet atmosphere, long walks, time to read! We had our 45th wedding anniversary, present from our son. The game drive was very nice and the guide informative and pleasant. Always ready to stop or wait until photos are made. The dinner was fabulous, the breakfast a little bit poor. The staff... More 

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GondwanaCollection, Social Media Manager at Kalahari Anib Lodge, responded to this review

Your review is appreciated and we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for the compliment about the food and for pointing out the great service you received. I am very glad you enjoyed the sunset drive so much. In regards to being charged twice, we will most definitely forward your review to the reservations staff and... More 

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57 reviews
32 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We spent a night there en route from springbok to Windhoek. It's a convenient stop but the online booking portal does not appear to work with last minute bookings. Rates vary so it's difficult to know what's happening. Staff are very pleasant. Breakfast is very basic.

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GondwanaCollection, Social Media Manager at Kalahari Anib Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write this review. I would like to apologies for the troubles you experienced with our online booking system. At which section did you experience difficulties? You can write a direct mail to socialmedia(at)gondwana-collection.com . Your compliments regarding the staff have be on to lodge management. Please also note that no bookings between 04 January... More 

Cape Town
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36 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Rooms were nice and comfortable. What I liked was the friendly feeling of the place and its staff. Dinner was well presented and tasty. We had to leave early the next morning, so the kitchen staff packed us a breakfast bag. Enough food for breakfast and lunch! Kettle with tea coffee in room.

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GondwanaCollection, Social Media Manager at Kalahari Anib Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your complimenting review and for choosing to stay with us. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and are looking forward in welcoming you back on a future visit. Please also note that no bookings between 04 January and 31 March 2016 can be confirmed. Kalahari Anib Lodge will be closed for renovations and major upgrades. We... More 

Windhoek, Namibia
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21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

the Lodge has a beautiful setting and the dinner was great. Staff were extremely friendly and helpful! Rooms are comfortable enough but I though it was expensive if you are paying the full price. As a local we receive a large discount which I thought was in line with what the accommodation should cost.

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GondwanaCollection, Social Media Manager at Kalahari Anib Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate your feedback and complimenting the food and friendly service received. Your comments have been passed on to lodge management. Please visit again soon. Please also note that no bookings between 04 January and 31 March 2016 can be confirmed. Kalahari Anib Lodge will be closed for renovations and major upgrades. We hope for... More 

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