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Free Wifi
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The best Lodge on the Trip, we stay 4 Days at the Island. We really enjoy it to stay there. Thank you very much to the staff. The next time, I hope we will stay there again. Thank you to Rome, Chan and Tebogo and...More

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Date of stay: February 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

For the first time while travelling across 3 countries of South Africa navigation system im my car failed to determinate location of Xaro. Instead of it we found Drotzky hotel, but we didn't even had time to worry as we were treated warmly and a...More

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Date of stay: February 2019
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Reviewed November 27, 2018

Very great location, wonderful birdlife, good activities. Enjoyed a look at Arthur - and liked the flowering Baobab, Elefants in the backyard and a nightwalk to see a lot of owls. The dinner was exceptional.

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Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed November 16, 2018

Xaro lodge is just a fabulous place to stay from start to finish including reaching it by boat in the first instance, the only real access that is available. The position is stunning, tucked away on the banks of the river in the Okovango Panhandle....More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

We arrived at Xaro Lodge by river and were instantly smitten by the beautiful setting. Romy greeted us on arrival and we were shown to our gorgeous cabin overlooking the river. The meals were varied and wonderful and unlike anything else we experienced during our...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Description
Luxurious and tranquil, Xaro Lodge is situated on the banks of the Okavango River, where Africa is still wild. Here you awake to the call of fish eagles, share your meals with robin chats and babblers, and watch More skimmers shear the smooth surface of the river while you enjoy some of the most magnificent sunsets Africa has on offer. While its remote location makes for total peace and quiet, every element of guest comfort is seen to in meru-styled luxury tents with en-suite bathrooms. Lounge in bed while absorbing the view through the glass sliding door, enjoy your early morning coffee on your own private patio, or stroll along the riverbank to the open air dining area, where all meals are served. Grab a book from the library and relax in the lounge overlooking the river, while local fishermen drift by silently in a mokoro, hoping for their daily catch. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Non-Smoking Hotel
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
$226 - $269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Xaro Lodge Botswana/Shakawe
Location
Botswana > North-West District > Shakawe
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
$226 - $269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Xaro Lodge Botswana/Shakawe
Location
Botswana > North-West District > Shakawe

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Room & Suite (30)
Pool & Beach (4)
Dining (1)
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sescrows
February 3, 2016|
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Response from lilla246 | Reviewed this property |
There are no nets but the rooms are sealed and all the windows have netting. At night you burn mosquito coils and always spray yourself with Peaceful Sleep or Tabard in the early evening at about 5pm. The mosquitoes didn't... More
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sescrows
December 26, 2015|
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Response from MaxWindhoek | Reviewed this property |
I think they only offer morning or afternoon boat cruises, as Lilla said because of the light and the temperatures. Both great. If you do the transfer from Drotskys, have your camera ready!
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Room Tips

"Whichever room you stay in will be a good room - they all have lovely views of the river."
merleneh2015
Jul 24, 2018
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"all are equally wonderful!"
rozp658
Oct 10, 2017
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"All the same"
TGx3
Apr 9, 2017
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"Riverside cabins get decks with amazing views of the Okavango River"
Bill_McMartin
Dec 12, 2016
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