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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Amazing location. Spectacular landscape. Enjoy the views and sunsets from the hill top. We loved the meals, all very tasteful and well presented. The employees were all very very friendly and welcoming. Very reasonable prices for drinks and excursions. Our guide Taffi was very professional was able to track down the herd of desert elephants and we even saw a...

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Santa Barbara de Samana, Dominican Republic
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my 2. visit and I must say, it was not that fabulous at all. Obviously the previous manager left and one can feel and see this on every corner. Yes, the lodge is still beautiful but it is not "smooth running" anymore. Apparently the manager of the bigger sister camp mowani are now also running this place, that's...

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Wilna-Namibia, Guest Relations Manager at Camp Kipwe, responded to this review

Dear Brenda, I am so sorry to hear that your second stay with us was not up to expectations. Staff become family when working so closely together in the bush and management changes are always difficult to manage. I am sorry to hear the team was not operating cohesively and appreciate your comments about management. I assure you this will...

Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! An extraordinary hotel, comprising a dozen or so luxury huts dotted around a "kopje'', a massive pile of boulders. Everything about Camp Kipwe is impressive, from the central meeting and dining area to the huts, and particularly the view from the bar at the top of the kopje (some of the best sundowners we had). Also very memorable was...

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manchester
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great property overall. The rooms had fabulous view over the savanah .The food was some of the best we had in Namibia. Great sundown lookout point as well. not a huge amount to do at the lodge and the rock swimming pool was not that useable except to cool down. Rooms were cosy and ac worked well.

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Truro, United Kingdom
Reviewed January 7, 2017

Camp Kipwe is remote and set in idyllic surroundings. We were housed in stone rondavels with an open to the elements shower, toilet and handbasin which might not suit everyone. Each one has its own private stoep where you can sit and take in the amazing beauty. All the staff were very friendly. We were invited to climb the 95...

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Derbyshire
Reviewed January 5, 2017

Well laid out in a beautiful setting. My only problem as a disabled person was with the steps to the main area but I then found a way round which was manageable (it would have been nice if this had been pointed out to me). The food was great especially Xmas dinner!

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Newport Beach, California
Reviewed December 30, 2016

Peaceful, calm and charming place. The people are very nice and the service is great. The bathrooms are outside, so take a shower before dinner or you can't see and it is cold. The is AC which is needed. I did get the feeling that the housekeeping staff doesn't really enjoy their job. But, the rest of the service while...

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Bern
Reviewed December 28, 2016

The camp Kipwe location is really great. The cabins are nice with shower and toilet outside, but we don't like to be watched by the staff. Cleanness: I caught the houskeeping when they used our towels to clean the floor and then hang them up for reuse. Sure, i complained and got new ones, but ... The management would do...

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Oostende, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Reviewed December 26, 2016

Perfect design lodge with an eye for every detail ! Beautifull setting between rocks, rooms have nice views and are nicely decorated. Perfect outdoor dining, perfect common areas, design rock pool, hilltop sundowner cocktails, outdoor showers in big iglo shaped rooms. Only minor point is the follow up of the staff. We were in a 30% occupancy of the lodge...

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Western Ireland, Ireland
Reviewed December 25, 2016

We stayed in Camp Kipwe for a night as part of our honeymoon and had a fabulous time. The staff were so welcoming and provide an excellent service e.g.they went out of their way to accommodate a game drive where we saw a herd of beautiful elephants. Our room was fabulous, cool and comfortable. The outdoor shower is an experience...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Camp Kipwe

Address: Twyfelfontein Conservancy | D2612 Road, Namibia
Location: Namibia > Otjozondjupa Region > Damaraland
Price Range: $222 - $436 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Camp Kipwe 4*
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Camp Kipwe Hotel Damaraland
Camp Kipwe Namibia/Damaraland
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“All rooms have great views and a nice terrace.”
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“Rooms are round with full bath outside. Very nicely done and comfortable.”
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“All rooms are fab”
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“Room #9 has a great location”
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