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Rainbow River Lodge Divundu Namibia

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Caprivi Strip, Divundu 9000 Namibia
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#7 of 12 Specialty lodging in Divundu
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22 en-suite chalets that consist of double, single and family units. All chalets are equipped with linen; towels; mosquito nets, fan and en-suite shower & toilet. Seven air-conditioned deluxe chalets are situated on the lower river bank, overlooking the Okavango River. The 11 river facing camping spots are covered under lawn and a canopy of large trees. Each campsite has its own braai area, fitted with electrical outlet and water point. The 4 ablution blocks have hot water; electricity and a communal kitchen.
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Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Bar / lounge
Boating
Fishing
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
BBQ facilities
Secured parking
Public wifi
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Mosquito net
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Laundry service
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Walk-in shower
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Landmark view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Afrikaans

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Caprivi Strip, Divundu 9000 Namibia
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Mohnomishe wrote a review Jan 2020
Lusaka, Zambia293 contributions125 helpful votes
On the one hand there’s a nice, relaxed vibe going here, especially around the bar and wooden deck overlooking the river. Staff and management were generally very amicable and helpful, and the homecooked food very tasty. I imagine this place is ideal for campers and overlanders. For us, staying two nights in one of the chalets, it was more rough. We slept very bad. The double bed was not big enough for two grown-ups. There’s no aircon, just a very inefficient fan, making it incredibly hot and stuffy inside. The thin curtains let through any outside light. Also maintenance is slipping, one example being the sliding glass door falling out of its frame. Weighing pros and cons, in my opinion this place was not worth the surprisingly high rates. Do note that, despite this being 2020, they don’t accept credit cards. As we had not enough cash, they graciously let us settle the bill through a bank transfer post-checkout.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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hennie2020 wrote a review Jan 2020
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Used a camping site. Well shaded but not level. The septic tank behind the site did smell sometimes. Fishing trip was not good. A very large boat/barge was used-4.50mx 12.00m. It was slow and difficult to turn and move around which cut down down our time to fish. Almost all the other guests are friends of the owner and made us feel we are not part of the group. Breakfast not on par for the price you pay. Excessive lighting at night.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Trip type: Traveled with family
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Cynthia M wrote a review Jan 2020
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We had a night stop at the River lodge. I was so humbled by the way everything was handled from booking to checking out. To start with I wanted 8 family rooms as most of us on the journey had kids but then the family rooms had been fully booked. The owner was kind enough to book us additional rooms for free just to ensure that we had a comfortable stay. By the way I have never been given free rooms so I was skeptical that maybe at checking in, the story will change. It never changed. The hospitality didn't end there, at dinner time some of people wanted to eat some African meals like pap which wasn't on the menu, the Chef went an extra mile and dis it for them. At checking out, we had all prepared to settle the dinner for kids and adults, only to be told that the kids have been exempted. We had about 13 kids. Imagine? And especially when you were ready with a cash to pay. These guys were the best encounter I have had in my travels. Good places like theirs don't normally give discounts. The location is beautiful just by the River, we were able to watch crocodiles from the dining. I am definitely going back and will tell more people about it. It's a place where the needs of the guests come first..
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
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bylevelddries wrote a review Oct 2019
Gobabis, Namibia7 contributions1 helpful vote
These owners are absolutely set to make guests feel at home. We camped here. Campsites are all facing the river and the views are beautiful. Ablution facilities are basic but quite far from some sites. Just a suggestion to management, what about private ablution facilities between every two campsites? We enjoyed the boat trip.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Response from Frans d, Public Relations Manager at Rainbow River Lodge Divundu Namibia
Responded Nov 18, 2019
Dear Dries, Thank you very much for your review. It was a pleasure hosting you at Rainbow River Lodge, we hope to see you some time soon again.
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Leon & Nita Botha wrote a review Sep 2019
keimoes noord kaap48 contributions2 helpful votes
We camped for 2 months at Rainbow, the owners Deon & Geon, as well as the dog Zeon really made us feel welcome, and could not do enough to make our visit a memorable time! The staff are also friendly and very helpfull. The boattrips were amazing, Amos the boat captain, as well as Deon went out of there way to make it a great trip. Leon even caught a 4kg Tigerfish!! We've visited the 2 nearby National Parks, and saw and Experienced so much. The last night of our stay we stayed in a chalet, very comfortable and clean. The food was great. The bar and braai area is the heart of Rainbow. Thank you Deon, Geon and Zeon for a great time...We Will be Back
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Room Tip: The camping sites are on the banks of the river, Chalet were peacefull, we did not request a...
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PRICE RANGE
$28 - $38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
NamibiaKavango RegionDivundu
NUMBER OF ROOMS
22
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Frequently Asked Questions about Rainbow River Lodge Divundu Namibia
What are some of the property amenities at Rainbow River Lodge Divundu Namibia?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Rainbow River Lodge Divundu Namibia?
Top room amenities include a view of a nearby landmark, a mosquito net, and a walk-in shower.
What food & drink options are available at Rainbow River Lodge Divundu Namibia?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Rainbow River Lodge Divundu Namibia?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Rainbow River Lodge Divundu Namibia?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Rainbow River Lodge Divundu Namibia?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Afrikaans.