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Rochester, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed here for two nights as part of a 2-week small group trip through Namibia. Of the half-dozen lodges we stayed at during our trip, Camp Kipwe was my favorite by far. The location and setting of the resort is incredible as it is tucked amongst enormous boulders in the middle of a vast plain. This allows for a... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The small group safari that took us through Namibia included two nights at Camp Kipwe, and we found everything about our stay a real pleasure. Other reviewers have more than adequately described the unique accommodations, but not enough can be said about the delightful outdoor bathrooms, enclosed all around but open to the sky. There was plenty of space to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two families of 4 travelling with 2 teens each. Absolutely incredible adobe style rooms with outdoor shower/bath. Plenty of hot water as they heat everyone's water by lighting a fire with wooden logs. Relaxing pool area and the food was excellent. One of the highlights is hiking up a small mountain/hill on the property to watch the sunset with everyone... More 

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Cortez, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stunning desert scenery with a beautifully designed lodge with pleasant, competent staff at every position with the best food we ate on a three week trip. Guests who took the 4-6hr rd trip to see the desert elephants said it was worth it but we had seen lots of wildlife already with more on our itinerary so w/ only a... More 

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Mellor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently spent two nights at Camp Kipwe,- breathtakingly beautiful location, lovely, stylish suites, a wonderful balcony on which to dine overlooking the desert and all woven into the Damaraland rocks with great sensitivity. The staff were very friendly and helpful; the food was great; we did a wonderful early-morning game drive in the dry river bed to observe elephants... More 

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NewOrleans
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing, ecologically sound lodge. It is hidden away in the rocks. There was excellent service, delicious food, very comfortable facilities with an outstanding, open-air bath facility. Very beautiful surroundings. My favorite parts were the open-air bathing facility and the dining.

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

Thank you Wayne, it is wonderful to hear you had such a great time with us. I agree - nothing beats having a hot shower under the stars! More 

Port Allen, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

The rustic but luxurious suites set sensitively within the mountain boulders provided the perfect accommodations in the starkly beautiful landscape. It was otherworldly with all the comforts one could imagine. The room was terrific and the outdoor bathroom was divine. Food delicious, staff very helpful, our driver Taffy was amazing and we loved find the desert adapted elephants and many... More 

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Cupertino, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

We traveled as a group in early July and was a stopover in Southern Damaraland between Swakopmund and Hobatere in Northern Damaraland. The location of the Camp was awesome - close to Rock paintings, burnt mountain, organ pipes and not far from the petrified forest. The chalets were awesome - beautiful, aesthetic and nice rooms. We got rooms 1 and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Very Expensive for what it offered in comparison to previous accommodation we stayed at, no privacy in outside shower, disturbed while sitting on veranda, location is beautiful though, service was friendly and food was excellent.

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Thank 303uteh
Wilna-Namibia, Guest Relations Manager at Camp Kipwe, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and feedback. I am delighted that you enjoyed the setting service and food. I am however so sorry that you didn't fully enjoy your stay in our rooms and felt the experience wasn't worth the money. We will certainly look into this matter of privacy for the shower. Thank you for taking the time to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

A lodge with a superb location where the "rooms" consists of spacious domes built in concrete. All of them are high standard with own little decking outside to relax and enjoy the view. Reception and restaurant area are very nice with service minded, but not the most observant staff. Simply love the nice bar at the top, perfect place to... More 

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

Great to hear you loved your stay with us! I especially like the drinks spot on top of the boulders as well. I don't think it gets much better than that! More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about Camp Kipwe

Address: Twyfelfontein Conservancy | D2612 Road, Namibia
Location: Namibia > Otjozondjupa Region > Damaraland
Price Range: $220 - $348 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Camp Kipwe 4.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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