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Twyfelfontein Country Lodge

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Durban, South Africa
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Every meal was buffet style. There was so much to choose from and the food was excellent. You can never go hungry there.

Thank debbiepars0ns
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34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

After reading several mixed and poor reviews, I was a little unsure what to expect. However, we were very surprised at how nice it was. It is a much larger hotel than the other place we stayed (Camp Kipwe), so it didn't have the same level of personal experience but it was also a lot less expensive. The rooms were... More 

2 Thank 4WornPassports
Brussels, Belgium
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78 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

Dramatic lunch, dinner and breakfast, For food lovers a place to avoid. Nothing has taste. Staff is not interested and nothing is fresh. We don't understand why it is so bad there.

2 Thank Johan P
Durban, South Africa
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124 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

Oasis in the middle of nowhere. Dry and very hot in summer time. Gravel roads, in good condition. Accomodation good. The restaurant is very nice and excellent food, local food. The pool area very nice and great to cool down. Pre booking essential. Also accessible via plane. Staff and management very helpful and professional. Easy to visit the dessert elephants... More 

1 Thank Bhejanespecialevents
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

Nice room and shower which was well needed after a few nights camping! Small pool and a few lounge chairs which is another luxury after hours of driving. And desert elephants locally

1 Thank CaBrRo
La Ciotat, France
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97 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

The entrance to the hotel is one of tje most spectacular and cleverly designed. It is a tribute to architectural integration into the environment. The facilities are good. The pool a welcome oasis on a hot day. The rooms are spacious. Splurge on plains view. The back room where we stayed was good but felt closed in.

Thank mikel58
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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521 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

Twyfelfontein Country Lodge is set in a peaceful secluded area of the Khorixas region. We visited this lodge for lunch while travelling to Etosha. The main building looks wonderful as you walk up from the car park. It is literally built into the hillside - you will notice that the stairs turn from man-made to natural stone as you climb... More 

2 Thank LeeStJohn
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

We stayed here for three nights. Our accommodation in a chalet was very good. It was clean a fairly spacious the bathroom at the rear of the sleeping area looked great however you needed to shower quickly as it drained away slowly and tended to spill over onto the bath mat. The bed was extremely comfortable and the linen and... More 

2 Thank Silversurfer4705
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

We stayed 2days & found the veggi options very limited & the hot buffet cool -breakfasts were good but evening meals disappointing

1 Thank Libspk
Johannesburg, South Africa
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46 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

There is a wide selection of food available. The food is also very delicious and well prepared. Bit overpriced though, but definitely one of the better buffets.

2 Thank Rohan K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Namibia
  • Location: Africa  >  Namibia  >  Otjozondjupa Region  >  Damaraland

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