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Sossusvlei Lodge

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
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Pleasanton, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Sossusvilei Lodge and Resort. Guests stay there are usually purchase the all inclusive package with room and meals. The desert is very hot in the day time and the room A/C may not help because the bed rooms are made or tents and zipper. The tents make a lot of noise when the desert wind brows. The service at the...

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Germany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our rooms (129,130 & 131) looked directly out to the desert. Stunning. Rooms are comfortable with air conditioning. Food was buffet style. Good choice of salads & meats. Just make sure the meat is properly grilled before eating it.

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TaleniAfrica, Manager at Sossusvlei Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Amanda, Thank you for the wonderful rating. Glad you enjoyed the rooms, the views towards the Desert and the variety at the buffet meals. The meat is cooked in-front of each guest to their liking. Looking forward to welcome you back! Best wishes, The Sossusvlei Lodge Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in several Namibian lodges and hotels during our holiday but this was the best. The accommodation was good and safari themed, the food was well prepared but the scenery and night skies were superb. Then we went to see the sand dunes, that really was an experience of a life time.

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TaleniAfrica, Manager at Sossusvlei Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Richard, Thank you for the excellent rating and review! We are delighted that you enjoyed the scenery, the night skies, the food and the entire experience our Desert has to offer. We are looking forward to welcome you back during your next visit to Namibia! Best wishes, The Sossusvlei Lodge Team

Buckinghamshire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only used the Lodge for dinners and breakfasts, as we were staying at the Desert Quiver Camp and the catering aspects of the stay were done via the lodge. So we had two dinners and two breakfasts. Dinner is done as a buffet, with entrees being self service, mains being cooked at various bbq stations and desserts again via...

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TaleniAfrica, Manager at Sossusvlei Lodge, responded to this review

Dear PL Bucks, Thank you for the great rating of our restaurant at Sossusvlei Lodge. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the quality and selection at the Dinner buffet as well as the breakfast basket you ordered for your self-drive to Sossusvlei. We are looking forward to welcome you back! Best wishes, The Sossusvlei Lodge Team

Harderwijk, The Netherlands
Reviewed 25 March 2017

What a great location. Perfect location to visit Dune 45 and Deadvlei. Lovely pool, good rooms with airconditioning, buffet dinner very good. I have only one critical remark: the sunbeds around the pool. Who is heaven's name decided that iron beds are suitable in a desert with a temperature in the afternoon of 39 degrees? Please change the beds! Touching...

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TaleniAfrica, Manager at Sossusvlei Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Evert, Thank you for your fantastic rating and review. Happy to hear you enjoyed our location, pool, aircon rooms and dinner buffet. Iron is the only material that lasts - plastic, etc disintegrate quick - but we do have cushions to cover the beds. We are looking forward to welcome you back! Best wishes, The Sossusvlei Lodge Team

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We didn't stay at Sossusvlei Lodge, but organised a helicopter flight through the Adventure Centre. Wow! We did a 45 minute flight with Yandre. Absolutely fantastic. The check-in staff were fast and efficient, Yandre was an exceptionally experienced pilot, and responsive to our needs as photographers. Absolutely fantastic and I would recommend it to anyone.

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TaleniAfrica, Manager at Sossusvlei Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Anderst, Thank you for the excellent rating of your helicopter excursion booked by our Adventure Centre! We are happy to hear you enjoyed the excursion and the professional service from Yandre. We are looking forward to welcome you back! Best wishes, The Sossusvlei Lodge Team

Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Sheer luxury in the desert. Beautifully appointed rooms, perfect for in the desert! Evening buffets exceptional, made extra special as they're outdoors - add wonderful African flavor to the whole experience. Lovely sitting out in the desert sand enjoying sundowners. Special gateway to the Sossusvlei dunes! Would definitely return!

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TaleniAfrica, Manager at Sossusvlei Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Julie, Thank you do much for the fantastic rating and review! We are pleased to hear you loved our rooms, the evening buffet and the service you received during your stay. We are looking forward to welcome you back soon! Best wishes, The Sossusvlei Lodge Team

Tacoma, Washington
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Best part of my stay was time with the guide, Simon. I had four excursions with him. Each outing, he was passionate, articulate, and pleasant to be with. The rest of the staff were not quite as helpful, particularly the activities office. When asked to provide help in air transportation, they simply gave a list of vendors, and neglected to...

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Apple Valley, California
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We did not stay at this lodge, but enjoyed an outdoor buffet that was included with our stay at a nearby tented camp. Not everyone will be as lucky as we were. The night we ate at the outdoor buffet there was a beautiful full moon with just a whisper of a warm evening breeze. The setting was magical. Just...

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TaleniAfrica, Manager at Sossusvlei Lodge, responded to this review

Dear George, Thank you for the excellent rating and review of your magical dinner experience, the breakfast basket for your dune trip as well as our overall facilities at the Lodge. We are looking forward to welcome you back! Best wishes, The Sossusvlei Lodge Team

Duisburg
Reviewed 1 February 2017

It was my second time at Sossusvlei Lodge and I have to say that it was again a fantastic stay! The stuff is so helpful and friendly, the food was fresh and delicous and our bungalow was clean and comfortable. The new year´s eve was celebrated perfectly and affectionately. A perfect start into the new year. This lodge and the...

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TaleniAfrica, Manager at Sossusvlei Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Tina, We are delighted that you visited us again and would like to thank you for the excellent rating and review! Happy to hear you enjoyed the New Year's Eve celebrations, the beautiful surrounds and the friendly service you received! Looking forward to welcome you back again! Best wishes, The Sossusvlei Lodge Team

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated at the Entrance Gate to the Namib Naukluft Park, Sossusvlei Lodge offers direct access to the towering red sand dunes, the famous pan of Sossusvlei, the scorched black trees of Dead Vlei and the remarkable depths of the Sesriem Canyon. The 45 individual accommodation units at Sossusvlei Lodge are carefully laid out to perfectly blend in with the magnificent surrounding natural environment. Each luxury unit offers a fully air-conditioned bedroom, en-suite bathroom and a patio to enjoy the views of the roaming wildlife and incredible Desert landscapes. Experience the true art of Hospitality with the thoughtful touch of attentive staff to contribute to a truly memorable experience. Facilities include a sparkling pool, bar, beer garden and an al fresco terrace where one can enjoy exquisite food, award-winning wines and magnificent views of the floodlit waterhole. The Sossusvlei Lodge Adventure Centre provides a range of activities including Guided Excursions, Sun-downer Trips, Hot Air Ballooning, Scenic Flights and much more to explore the area's natural beauty. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sossusvlei Lodge

Address: Gate to Sossusvlei entrance Namib Desert, Sesriem 6900, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Khomas Region > Sesriem
Price Range: ₹ 14,795 - ₹ 22,514 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sossusvlei Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 45
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“Ask for a room on the outside edge of the camp, for un obstructed views of the sky, and savannah.”
GSPARKMD, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 124 was excellent on the edge of the site. Uninterrupted views. Don't choose it if you want to be close to reception/wifi.”
AaaaandEeee, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Lower numbered rooms are closer to the lodge. Ask for a room that doesn't face west if you want to sit on the verandah in the afternoon.”
schmitchen2, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the front row tents where one could get close up view of the wild Oryxes”
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AL532, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All are tent and attached bathroom facilities.”
MollyBarnes, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
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