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Nata Lodge

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Gaborone, Botswana
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived early to have lunch at Nata Lodge as it was recommended. Food was good, both at lunch and dinner. We were given a family lodge which was very nice but we had no hot water. We advised reception and the lady at the desk said it would be fixed when we returned from our Pan drive. The Pan... More 

Thank garychequer
Gaborone, Botswana
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72 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Nata is a birder's paradise, situated some 180km north of Francistown on the junction of the Great North Road and the A3 to Maun. Since the devastating fire in 2008, the chalets and main buildings have been completely rebuilt. The chalet, where we stayed, was warm and comfortable and excellently appointed. The beds were soft and the outside shower rates... More 

Thank stephen c
Omaha, Nebraska
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

The food in the lodge was quite good and plentiful. I wouldn't say it was remarkable from a "foodie" point of view, but I had no complaints. Service was a bit slow, but it was clear there were a lot of people staying at the lodge, so it made sense. The hake was done well, and I enjoyed the meal.

Thank Amy B
Lusaka, Zambia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Honestly we didn't have another option. Otherwise we would have gone else where. We had traveled a good 2 days with an infant.they where reluctant to bring our food to the room as the baby was colicky . 2.the pool is out of bounds after sunset.this is the time people want to relax and soak away the afternoon heat. I... More 

Thank chilotu
Salt Lake City, Utah
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89 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

We had dinner there (group of 13 people) & were celebrating a birthday. The staff sang happy birthday & were very entertaining. We had the hake which was excellent. Those that had the curry also gave it high ratings. We did have one person that tried the T bone but said it was tough & not very flavorful. We also... More 

Thank madannie55
Johannesburg, South Africa
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187 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

The staff need lessons in customer service. Food is reasonable with a fair but basic menu. You do not need to go elsewhere to look for food.

Thank Jenny i
Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

Four of us ate here one night. I had a T-bone steak, which was a bit tough. Others purchased other things and seemed to enjoy their meals. Atmosphere was truly African - nice.

Thank Robert G
Durban, South Africa
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

Nata lodge is a great mid way point to stay between SA and Kasane , the food is top notch and the accommodation is clean and well thought out .

Thank Slade74
Marburg, Germany
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

Part of the hotel, so the same review applies: unfriendly service, food average and below, not really recommendable.

Thank chawera23
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016 via mobile

Nata Lodge offers some of the best lodging in the area and I really enjoyed my stay. Birding is also good, could be better if they put out fruit on feeding tables! Also stray dogs run around the campsite begging for food...not cool and the staff sit around in guest areas staring at you whilst you are relaxing...management?

Thank Zandri B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nata, Nata, Botswana
  • Location: Africa  >  Botswana  >  Central District  >  Nata
Nata Lodge is part of a large group of safria lodges in Botswana

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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