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Hakusembe River Lodge

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Sunderland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a one night stopover here as we made our way down The Caprivi Strip. Lovely shower in the room. The decking outside the restaurant overlooked the river. Good food and - as we found in all our Namibian lodges - the staff were friendly and attentive.

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Empangeni, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a very pleasant stay at a beautiful location - watching the sunset over the river was awsome. All staff were very friendly and welcoming. The Food was adequate without being exceptional. We would certainly return.

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London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A good place to stop off en route for the Caprivi Strip. Part of a chain of lodges and in the middle of the quality that the chain has to offer. The location on the river bordering with Angola is interesting, but is not as dramatic as either the Skeleton Coast or Caprivi Strip river experience. The river trip, food... More 

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GondwanaCollection, Social Media Assistant at Hakusembe River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking your time to write this review. We acknowledge your feedback tremendously and we are glad you have made the best of memories. Your wonderful words have been shared with the housekeeping staff and lodge management and we hope to be able to welcome you back on your next trip to Namibia. Warm regards, Koney More 

Antwerp, Antwerpen, Belgium
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very warm welcome by Thomas & his colleagues. We stayed in the "big house" so lots of space. Nice terrace with view on an island in the river where crocodiles come to rest. Well maintained garden & even a small beach. Good food. Did the champaign sundowner boat trip which is indeed good value for money!

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GondwanaCollection, Social Media Assistant at Hakusembe River Lodge, responded to this review

Such a beautiful story! Thank you very much for taking your time to write this review. We are moved by your words and we are inspired to continue doing our best. Your kind words have been shared with the housekeeping staff and lodge management and all wishing you fun in your future tours. Best regards, Koney More 

Ballito, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely place to stay. We unfortunately only had one night there. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The rooms are large and very clean and comfortable. Management staff were always around, and we never had to look for staff if we needed anything. We had a great boat ride in the morning, and saw stunning birds. We would recommend... More 

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GondwanaCollection, Social Media Assistant at Hakusembe River Lodge, responded to this review

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for sharing your experience and for recommending our establishment. We are glad you have made the great of memories and we wish to be able to welcome you back on your next visit to our property. Your lovely story has been shared with the housekeeping staff and lodge management and... More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in a newly built house next to the river. The location of the lodge is very interesting right next to the border to Angola. You can sit outside your room and see life in Angola. The service was excellent and everyone was super kind. Food was also excellent. Did the sundowner trip on the river that was also very... More 

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GondwanaCollection, Social Media Assistant at Hakusembe River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking your precious time to share your experience. It was indeed a pleasure to host you and we wish you can visit us again. Your excellent story has been shared with the housekeeping staff and lodge management and we hope our potential clients will make great use of your lovely story. Regards, Koney More 

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved this Lodge! My room was magnificent, with three beds to choose from, and two washbasins. Sadly, neither washbasin had a plug, which made washing a bit difficult! This camp seems to be first world oasis, surrounded by third world poverty, and across the river is Angola. The food is OK, but little choice for vegetarians.

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GondwanaCollection, Social Media Assistant at Hakusembe River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking your time to share your feedback. We are glad you have brought such issues to our attention. We would like to apologise for the inconvenience we have caused and we will ensure to improve our services for the better. Your experience has been shared with the housekeeping staff and lodge management and all wishing... More 

El Dorado, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great place to stay, cabins right on the river. A very peaceful place with a great staff. I wanted to go fishing for Tigerfish even though it wasn't the best season. The staff set me up with the tackle, boat and a guide at the last minute. I had a great time, actually caught a couple Tigerfish and... More 

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GondwanaCollection, Content Development at Hakusembe River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the kind words and for sharing your experience with us. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and that your fishing trip was a success. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Jescey More 

Windhoek, Namibia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very warm and friendly environment, I felt peaceful and at home, I enjoyed the scenery, sun rise and sun down. I don't hesitate to recommend to others, the rooms were kept clean Keep up the good service.

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GondwanaCollection, Social Media Assistant at Hakusembe River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking your time to write this review and for recommending our establishment. We are happy to hear that you have enjoyed yourself and we would love to be able to welcome you back on your next visit to Namibia. Well wishes in your future adventures. Kind regards, Koney More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family of five stayed at Hakusembe for only one night at the start of a trip through the Caprivi and into Botswana. Everything was perfect. The bungalows are beautifully decorated and even the ones that are not on the river's edge have lovely views of the mighty Kavango. The buffet dinner was a delight after a long drive from... More 

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GondwanaCollection, Content Development at Hakusembe River Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip and hope to welcome you to one of our properties again soon. Kind regards, Jescey More 

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Additional Information about Hakusembe River Lodge

Address: Rundu, Namibia
Location: Namibia > Kavango Region > Rundu
Price Range: $115 - $213 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hakusembe River Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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