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Reviewed 14 January 2018

We were initially hesitant to book this lodge as the reviews seemed a mix bag. But the pics of having a riverside terrace and being within budget for a weekend trip swung us. While the lodge is older it isn't ancient and fits the locale...More

Thank fadabing
Reviewed 28 December 2017

This was the first stop on our 38 day self drive trip ending in Cape Town. The lodge is in a great location on the banks of the Maramba river with Elephants, Hippo's and crocodiles to be seen from the terrace. The Elephants would wonder...More

Thank Christine R
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Dreadful (if thankfully short) vehicle access, dilapidated public areas, poor food and friendly but slow service. Yes, I know it's Africa! Great outlook from the terrace is a saving grace. I've not seen inside the chalets but I doubt if I'd be impressed. The whole...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

We stayed at this lodge for 2 nights and we really enjoyed it. It is very beautiful place, where you can watch sunset from the terrace, elephants coming to drink from the river, it is like safari. The whole area is very nice. One night...More

Thank sunshine1079
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately this place has gone down hill since my last visit. The restaurant staff was rude and prejudice. Our bream fish was served frozen and the burger was burned. The staff tried to deny responsibility and make us pay for it. Avoid this place if...More

Thank Edward H
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Vicky P
7 May 2017|
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Response from melanieabess | Reviewed this property |
Hi Vicky, We were able to arrange all of our activities through their front desk staff. They made all the calls and arranged our pick up and drop to the lodge. We did a safari at Chobe, fishing trip with Angle Zambia, and... More
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HappyCampers1963
9 December 2016|
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I saw there were campers there - no idea how much but great place
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9 December 2016|
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Hi Simone Z Yes we do have a camping area where you can set up your own camp site- we charge $10 per person for adults and $5 per person for kids under 12 years old. We also have dome tents that are already set up at $39... More
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"Expect to rest well and unwind."
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"Choose chalet 2. It has proximity to everything and you can hear the hippos from your room!"
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"Rooms closer to the river are better, if you enjoy being closer to nature."
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"Camp spot H is probably the best being on the river edge - watch out for crocs though!"
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