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Okavango River Lodge

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  • Excellent18%
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Reviewed July 12, 2018

Stayed in one of the pre erected tents for three nights. This was our second visit. We came back because we like the atmosphere,the accommodation is good and we found it to be value for money. The tent was on the edge of the river...More

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Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

First class value for money. We stayed in the Safari tents on three occasions in June 2018 and wonderful sleeps. The food is very good also. The shower/toilet block was perfectly adequate. It is a great and magical location. Our favourite spot while touring Africa...

Thank Norman M
Response from Okavango River ... M, Manager at Okavango River LodgeResponded July 1, 2018

Thank you so much Norman. Appreciate your feedback and great you understand our product and what we are about!!

Reviewed June 7, 2018

We have last stayed here three years ago and it hasn't changed. It was shabby then and still is. It is a budget lodge so I guess you get what you pay for. We enjoy the lively bar and the food is good pub food....More

Thank Emma F
Response from Okavango River ... M, Manager at Okavango River LodgeResponded June 8, 2018

Yes - we are well aware it needs an upgrade.... but until the owner comes to the table, its a loosing battle between us, the letting agent.. and the owner. We have just done a paint job.. but we know it is not enough. Until...More

Reviewed June 3, 2018

Camped one night here and ate twice at the restaurant ! Nice pub food. Site was clean as were the facilities - it seems to be normal for the campers to have bad ablution habits and the lovely staff have to try to keep things...More

Thank astropig
Reviewed February 12, 2018

The lodge is good value for money, it is better than the lodge we stayed at earlier during our visit. You'll find basic needs for a family. The staff is friendly and the food is ok. However, the menu can be updated it was too...More

Thank TshenoloR
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Dalene P
August 31, 2016|
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Response from AMacAfrica | Reviewed this property |
Yes, campers can use the swimming pool and restaurant. I am not sure about camp site size, didn't have a close look, but they seemed fairly spacious.
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pieter900
March 28, 2016|
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Response from Christopher P | Reviewed this property |
If the ablution facilities are important for you (they are not for me) then they were quite poor. Electricity was, as far as I can recall, fine. But other aspects make this my top choice for the Maun area - see my review
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Botlhale R
June 3, 2015|
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Response from Christopher P | Reviewed this property |
We booked around 5 months in advance and this seems to be well advised, as some desired dates were already not available. This seems to be the norm for Botswana.
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"River view tents are great."
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"Good place to spend your time at the Delta, away from crowdy Maun"
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"The rump was good."
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"Get a camp pitch under the trees close to the river."
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