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Umkumbe Safari Lodge

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  • Excellent68%
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  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Paid Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Upon arrival we were met by Johan, our rooms (2&3) were perfectly located with views over the river, which during our stays gave us Elephants, Rhino, Hippo, Giraffe, Baboons, Impala to name but a few. We were lucky to see the big 4 minus lions,...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2016

My girlfriend and I stayed here for 3 nights in August and had an outstanding time. Umkumbe is marvellously located right at the Sabi river, which is mostly dry but attracts large numbers of elephant. These sometimes come so close to your lodgings it feels...More

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed ate Umkumbe last week for 2 days and it was a great experience. We stayed in the Buffalo room, as it was a very rustic, confortable room. The best part of it was our guide Marius; he was very atencious and did his...More

Thank MarjorieVascon
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We were greetec by Johan who was so accomodating and really made us feel welcome. Then our guide Danii was really terrific, he loved his job and got us so excited about our adventures. The food was lovely, rooms very cosy and romantic And the...More

Thank Shoppersal
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We had a great overall experience at Umkumbe. There is everything you need for a great safari game viewing experience at a reasonable price. The small cosy environment and excellent service really made a difference. On arrival, we were warmly greeted by our guide Johan...More

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Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
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Pool
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$ 525 - US$ 848 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 525 - US$ 848 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Bridget H
15 April 2018|
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Response from 674brettt | Property representative |
Hi Bridget Yes all meals are included in the rate. You will have a light breakfast before morning game drive, then a brunch when you return and then a light lunch later in the day, followed by dinner in the evening after... More
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vbnet
4 November 2017|
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Hi - yes there is. Regards
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Marie T
9 October 2017|
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Response from 674brettt | Property representative |
Hi Marie Please see the cost of beers at Umkumbe below: BEERS Black Label Cans R 25.00 Castle Lager Cans R 25.00 Castle Light Cans R 25.00 Heineken Cans R 25.00 Windhoek Lager Cans R 25.00 Windoek Draught Cans R... More
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"Close to the main lounge"
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"The price was part of the tour. Hard to judge overall expense on that basis."
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"River view"
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"Some cabins face the river which we thought was nicer than those that face the bush."
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