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Wilderness Safaris Kulala Desert Lodge

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent desert lodges with great service and a lovely restaurant terrace area. Great morning spent climbing "big daddy" in the Namib Park - greatly enhanced by using the lodges private gate into the park at 6:00 am!

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WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Kulala Desert Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Julian for the brilliant review, we are delighted to see how much you enjoyed your time with us and will be sure to share your kind words with all our staff in camp. We hope you enjoyed the run down big daddy as much as you did your entire stay. Kind regards Wilderness Safaris More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a late review but I have only good things to say. The lodges are very comfortable and minimalist while maintaining an element of Namibian local design. I think they are designed with some kind of sustainability in mind. The staff are super professional but really friendly and helpful and make the place have more of a relaxing/ family... More 

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WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Kulala Desert Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Kate, Thank you for your review, we are glad to see that even though a delayed review you are able to recall such great memories and even the names of the staff members who made your stay with us so special. Kulala Desert Lodge was designed with the Wilderness Safaris values of conservation and sustainability in mind. In establishing... More 

London
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171 reviews
59 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at Kulala for a couple of nights, and it was an excellent choice - south of Sesriem and probably the closest camp to the fabled Sossuvlei dunes. As long as you realise this is a massively touristy destination then you'll be fine. Also be aware that big groups (seemingly of Spanish and Italians) do use this lodge so... More 

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WildernessSafaris, Manager at Wilderness Safaris Kulala Desert Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Richard B, Thank you so much - your feedback on your recent visit is greatly appreciated and will be shared with Mathew and the rest of the team on the ground. ! It is true that by virtue of the size of the property and close proximity to the dunes, we do host groups on occasion, yet it is... More 

Ogden, Utah
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498 reviews
82 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This camp was quite nice, and a great place to stay to see the dunes. You can sleep under the stars on the roof, if you want too. We stayed two nights, and I think that was long enough to see everything. If you want to do the hot air balloon, then you need to stay 3 nights. The bed... More 

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WildernessSafaris, Manager at Wilderness Safaris Kulala Desert Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Patty, Thank you for this feedback on your visit to Kulala Desert Lodge. We are pleased that you enjoyed the camp and found the facilities comfortable. As one of the closest properties to the impressive dune belt, it is good base for access to both Sossusvlei and the surrounding sights such as Sesriem Canyon. The hot air balloon excursion,... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we arrived we were made to feel completely at home as nothing was too much trouble for the staff -even fixing our punctured tyre. The rooms were comfortable and had everything we needed. Meals were delicious and varied. When visiting Sossuvlei and the canyon, our guide, Michael, was knowledgeable and helpful. Particular highlights were climbing the dunes... More 

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WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Kulala Desert Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Fiona for your beautiful review, we are overjoyed to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us and glad to see you had great fun during your adventures through the dunes with Michael. Kind regards Wilderness Safaris More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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45 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For our family, this was an experience of a life time. The environment at Kulala is so stark and something we've not experienced before. Rocks as far as the eye can see, but intermingled are the huts and paths. It has been done so beautifully! The warmth of the people and the colours of the environment are outstanding! For an... More 

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WildernessSafaris, Public Relations Manager at Wilderness Safaris Kulala Desert Lodge, responded to this review

Dear nzTrina, Thank you for your wonderful review, we are thrilled to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us and will be sure to pass along your kind words to all the staff in camp. We are glad you enjoyed your sleep out under the stars, there is nothing as magical as being surrounded by the blanket of... More 

Miami, Florida
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116 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

This was our first camp in Namibia, and it is beautiful. The staff couldn't be more welcoming and helpful, and we really enjoyed getting to know them.They went our of their way to make sure that every guest was attended to. Design of the rooms and the lodge are truly in tune with the stunning desert surroundings. A highlight was... More 

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WildernessSafaris, Manager at Wilderness Safaris Kulala Desert Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Jelyapt, We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your stay with us especially the time you spent on the roof of your Kulala enjoying the sleep out under the stars. Thank you for telling us about the disappointing buffet dinner, we will be sure to look into this further to see what the problem was. Kind regards... More 

bombay,India
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22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

I was very impressed with this camp. the food especially because we were vegetarians was outstanding and the kitchen and staff were amazingly helpful. our guide and driver Cliff was fabulous and very knowledgable. the hot air balloon ride was simply the best and very well organised by Namib sky Adventures a very enthusiastic father son duo.

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WildernessSafaris, Manager at Wilderness Safaris Kulala Desert Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Bhau, Thank you for your amazing review, we are delighted to see how much you enjoyed your stay with us and glad to see the hot air balloon flight was a great success. We will be certain to share your kind words for the kitchen team and all the staff in camp. Kind regards Wilderness Safaris More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Great situation and excellent dining room . Very accommodating chefs who could deal really well with allergies and intolerances so making eating a pleasurable experience. Well done; others could take some advice from you in this area.

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WildernessSafaris, Manager at Wilderness Safaris Kulala Desert Lodge, responded to this review

Dear egp2014, Thank you for your wonderful review, we are thrilled to read all your happy memories of your stay with us. We will be sure to share your kind words with all our staff in camp especially the wonderful chef and kitchen team who took such great care of you during your time with us. Thank you for your... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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455 reviews
76 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Unlike a normal accomodation review, you have to think about the whole package that Kuala Desert Lodge offers. Not only is there the accomodation, there is also the meals and beverages and of course the activities you can do. The accomodation we had was great. A large room, big bathroom, comfy bed. A big tick. Breakfast was the usual fare,... More 

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WildernessSafaris, Manager at Wilderness Safaris Kulala Desert Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Michael2810, We are thrilled to see how everything during your stay managed to tick all the boxes and glad we could be a part of this wonderful experience with you We will be sure to share your kind review with all our great staff in camp and look forward to you visiting us again, just hope we won’t have... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With vistas directly onto majestic red dunes, Kulala Desert Lodge is the closest location to Sossusvlei, and perhaps the lodge with the most spectacular views. The lodge's accessibility, and its large, friendly lounge and dining area with wrap-around veranda make this oasis in the desert perfect for families and friends. Visits to the dunes and vleis of Sossusvlei are highlights, along with fascinating desert wildlife and the overwhelming magnitude, and sense of adventure on the Kulala Wilderness Reserve. • 23 kulalas (3 family) • nature drives and walks • Sossusvlei excursion (via private gate) • Sesriem visit • sleep out deck • horse riding • hot air balloon ... more   less 

Additional Information about Wilderness Safaris Kulala Desert Lodge

Address: Sossusvlei - Kulala Wilderness Reserve, Sossusvlei, Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia
Location: Namibia > Khomas Region > Namib-Naukluft Park > Sossusvlei
Price Range: $197 - $423 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Wilderness Safaris Kulala Desert Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
Kulala Desert Hotel Namib-Naukluft Park
Wilderness Safaris Kulala Desert Lodge Sossusvlei, Namibia - Namib-Naukluft Park
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