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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sossusvlei lodge”(58 reviews)
“self catering”(45 reviews)
“small pool”(20 reviews)
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What's included
Public Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Poolside Bar
Kitchenette
Breakfast included
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3 Star Hotel
Desert Camp is situated only 5 km from the entrance gate to Sossusvlei and Sesriem Canyon in the Namib Naukluft Park. Nestled under centuries old thorn trees, Desert Camp offers an unsurpassed view over the desert landscape and surrounding mountains. The affordable, self-catering...
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Farm on D826 | Maltohöhe District, Sossusvlei, Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Desert camp and Desert Quiver camp are owned by the same group than the Sossusvlei lodge and are on the same site but separated by a little hill. Desert camp is the older one. We were lodged at the desert camp which is farer from...More

Thank Nico-et-Cie
Response from TaleniAfrica, Manager at Desert CampResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Nico, Thank you for the wonderful rating and review! Glad you enjoyed our great beds, the bathroom, roaming wildlife as well as the dinner at our nearby Sossusvlei Lodge! Looking forward to welcome you back! Best wishes, The Desert Camp Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The rooms were lovely, the views were spectacular and we were so close to the park entrance that we were able to sleep later and still arrive before some of the people we met on tours who stayed at other accommodations. It would have been...More

Thank K-Chewy
Response from TaleniAfrica, Manager at Desert CampResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear K-Chewy, Thank you for the excellent rating and review! Delighted that you enjoyed our location, the walking trail and the service you received. It is quite a daunting task to provide wi-fi because of our remote location, but we do provide wi-fi at our...More

Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

We stayed in this lovely desert hotel this past weekend. We were greeted with cold juice and hand towel to refresh ourselves. The staff is impeccable ~ most especially Rose, Helena, Hettie and Clive. They all truly went out of their way to make us...More

Thank Pamela B
Response from TaleniAfrica, Manager at Desert CampResponded 13 June 2018

Dear Pamela, Thank you for the wonderful rating and kind compliments to our staff! Delighted that you enjoyed the welcome, the views at sunset as well as the service you received! Providing wifi in die middle of the Desert is quite daunting as we are...More

Reviewed 12 June 2018

Best location ever! Nice swimming pool, very friendly staff. Best view in the world. Very spacious cabins, clean and very beautifull bathrooms. Very close to Sossusvlei. And to say it again, the view is stunning!More

Thank 1Nienke1
Response from TaleniAfrica, Manager at Desert CampResponded 13 June 2018

Dear Nienke, Thank you for the superb rating and review! Glad you enjoyed our location, spacious units, stunning views, pool as well as the friendly service you received from our staff! We are looking forward to welcome you back during your next visit to Sossusvlei!...More

Reviewed 8 June 2018

Staying in the park is a definite advantage. We were able to get up early and have access to the park before people that were not staying inside the park. We were also able to stay a little later and get some really good shots...More

Thank carab998
Response from TaleniAfrica, Manager at Desert CampResponded 11 June 2018

Dear Cara, Thank you for the superb rating and review! Glad you enjoyed our comfortable units and beds as well as the excellent service you received from our staff! We are looking forward to welcome you back! Best wishes, The Desert Camp Team

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US$124 - US$143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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FlossPortElizabeth
14 March 2017|
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Response from TaleniAfrica | Property representative |
Dear Floss, Yes it is advisable to pre book your dinner (taken at Sossusvlei Lodge 4km from Desert Camp). You can also order fresh food supplies for self-catering from our reception (before 16:30) to enjoy a 'braai' at... More
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PooleSandy
13 October 2016|
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Dear Sandy, You can enjoy Breakfast at our Sossusvlei Lodge restaurant about 4km away OR you can pre-order a breakfast basket to take with you on your self-drive excursion into the Park OR you can order from our... More
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Penny B
14 April 2015|
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Response from TaleniAfrica | Property representative |
Hi Penny, Thank you for your request! Our cancellation policy is as follow - Cancellation period : Cancellation fee 16 to 30 days prior to arrival : 50% 11 to 15 days prior to arrival : 75% Less than 10 days prior to... More
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"All rooms are good"
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"There is gas station not far to buy some snacks etc, they only sell beer and soft drinks at the pool."
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"All chalets look the same with 2 three-quarter beds as well as a sleeper couch."
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"Book tent 201 right at the end of the row. It's the only unit with a/c!!!!"
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