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London
Reviewed 1 week ago

The lodge's main selling point is its location. It's not only near the rock carvings but the whole setting is beautiful with nothing but empty space around for miles. This does feel like it's in the middle of nowhere, in a good way. Even the wifi works at least in the bar/ restaurant area which was a pleasant surprise. The...

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Genova
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had a bad experience at Twyfelfontein country Lodge because during an organized tour for elephants the car of the lodge had 2 flat tyres (6pm) We were only 1 hour far away from the lodge but they rescued us after 3 hours. The mobile phone of the driver was broken and there was no coverage of network to call...

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Maputo, Mozambique
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very beautiful drive through spectacular landscapes to reach this remote lodge, which upon arrival turned out to be integrated in the surroundings in an interesting way. Quick and efficient check-in, however quite long walk from reception/restaurant area to room. The rooms were fine, but smaller than anticipated, leaving not much space for two large suitcases. Had some problems with lights...

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During our 2weeks trip in Namibia this place was by far the worst experience we had. The food in this lodge is not fresh, leftovers being used agian for the next buffet meal.The food is the worst of all hotels we visited, only buffet meals without any taste or specialty. The staff we met here was despite the rest of...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 8, 2016

It's a difficult and dusty drive to get to Twyfelfontein, but the rock engravings are very special. Rooms were a bit small with no fridge or coffee making and less luxurious than expected for the price, but all rooms have a great view onto the plain with wildebeest roaming a couple of hundred metres away. They also came to the...

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Blonay, Switzerland
Reviewed November 5, 2016

very very bad service, but amazing place, probably the worst stay in Namibia which is a pity as Twyfelfontein is a Unesco recognised site and this lodge could be wonderful. Birds are pooing in the pool. No service at the bar or restaurant and not much choice of food. It is a pity for the setting is stunning.

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Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 31, 2016

We thought the owners relied on the location. The staff although friendly showed no sign of any training or supervision. The servicing of the bedroom was skimped. We ordered drinks with ice at the bar. There was no ice, so we took our drinks to a table to wait. We saw the ice brought up the stairs to the bar...

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Cheshire UK
Reviewed October 30, 2016

Great place to look at but suffers from sloppy maintenance & frustratingly poor design in the rooms. Poor lighting in the rooms, wobbly tree trunks as bedside tables on the outside of the mosquito net being just a couple of examples. A dirty soggy bathmat in our room was horrible. The staff are friendly & willing but I think lack...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 26, 2016

After driving almost 80 km along a horrendous gravel road full of corrugations in 42 degrees of heat, we arrived at the Lodge, weary to say the least. Parking the car a long way from the lodge, we walked a mini assault course through the rocks to reach reception where the welcome was lukewarm. Having climbed up to the bar...

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Kruger National Park, South Africa
Reviewed October 15, 2016

The setting of the lodge is ideal and considering how busy it was during our stay, clearly a favourite among travelers. The rooms are small, but adequate, if you spend most of your day either exploring the surrounding destinations or relaxing in the heat of the day near the pool or bar. Food was always good and the staff were...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Twyfelfontein Country Lodge is an activity based lodge lying in the core area of Namibia's only World Heritage Site. Only 3km's away from the largest collection of Bushman engravings in Southern Africa, we offer a unique experience in the picturesque, versatile nature of Damaraland. From tracking desert adapted elephants to exploring the geological formations of millions of years, trying to decipher the meaning of bushman folklore from their engravings and paintings, you can experience it all in this beautiful part of Namibia.With 56 rooms and one of the greatest buffets in the country, there is ample space and place to relax, let your hair down and experience this great part of the world with us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Twyfelfontein Country Lodge

Address: PO Box 6597 | Ausspannplatz, 9000, Namibia
Location: Namibia > Otjozondjupa Region > Damaraland
Price Range: $115 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Twyfelfontein Country Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 56
Also Known As:
Twyfelfontein Country Hotel Damaraland
Twyfelfontein Country Lodge Namibia/Damaraland
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“ask for a room facing the open plain rather than the mountain face”
 of 5 bubbles lovetheunexpected, Oct 30, 2016 | Read review
“Dont go there if you can avoid it”
 of 5 bubbles shen2nb, Oct 26, 2016 | Read review
“Closer to the bar/restaurant works best, especially if you have a tendency to forget things!”
 of 5 bubbles 368cassc, Sep 29, 2016 | Read review
“ask when booking for a front facing room, though they won't guarantee it”
 of 5 bubbles madmaisie1, Sep 29, 2016 | Read review
“facing the valley, of course”
 of 5 bubbles blavine, Sep 28, 2016 | Read review
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