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Camelthorn Lodge

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stoffie’s Hide and the Elephant Express at Camelthorn Lodge offered two unique opportunities to observe wildlife. Stoffie’s Hide is a buried shipping container, which allows you to observe animals looking up from ground level. During my time in the hide two elephant herds, one very...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

There are not enough amazing adjectives to describe the Camelthorn experience! We booked through Wilderness Travel as their package trip seemed very real and not the normal "tourist package" where you hop on a bus and luggage is picked up at your hotel room at...More

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Response from Nichole O, Marketing Manager at Camelthorn LodgeResponded 23 October 2017

Dear Hubnerbernard Thank you so much for such an amazing review of Camelthorn Lodge, we are so thrilled here at imvelo to hear your stay with us was truly amazing and our staff managed to make your stay one to remember. Camelthorn is truly a...More

Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Bomani Tented Lodge and Camelthorn Lodge are fantastic bases for a Hwange safari. Both offer beautiful, unique, comfortable accommodation with most of the creature comforts you wouldn’t always expect on Safari! I couldn’t fault the accommodation or dining at the lodges, but for me the...More

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Response from Nichole O, Marketing Manager at Camelthorn LodgeResponded 30 November 2017

Dear Sarejahew, Thank you so much for this amazing review of Bomani and Camelthorn! We agree that both our lodges are beautiful and we are thrilled to hear you loved, the staff, the food and that you were able to tick a lot off your...More

Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Wonderful accommodations with amazing gourmet meals! Janice and Nor as well as all of the staff were very attentive and friendly; we felt welcome and “at home” in the lodge. The rooms are large and well-appointed - exactly as described - and then some. This...More

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Response from Nichole O, Marketing Manager at Camelthorn LodgeResponded 20 October 2017

Dear Myxbze Thank you so for your 5 star review.We are very thrilled to read that it was the perfect place for your safari and we do hope you come back to visit us again in the near future to make more amazing memories with...More

Reviewed 10 October 2017

Camelthorn lodge has 5 star accomodation, the facilities are excellent.The staff are highly trained , friendly & very helpful . The site manager Janice leads by example with great attention to detail. Our guide Endaba ( probably not spelt correctly ) made every safari a...More

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Response from Nichole O, Marketing Manager at Camelthorn LodgeResponded 20 October 2017

Dear Carmel W We would like to thank you for your very kind words and 5 star review of our Camelthorn Lodge. I will make sure to pass your very kind words of our staff and guides onto every one at camp, i am sure...More

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4 October 2017|
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Response from tomo122 | Reviewed this property |
Not many places have air-conditioning nor a pool (plunge at best) because they use generators and water attracts animals esp elephants. Camelthorn is brick construct and significantly cooler than tents esp at midday. The... More
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Hi Jane, Thank you for your question. Tim & Chris are absolutely correct, the guides are very accommodating and will ensure you spend quality time photographing the beautiful wildlife you see on your visit to us. We of... More
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"All are PERFECT, trust guides (Butch), travel agency (Wilderness Travel), lodge (Janice) to delight you with..."
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"Free standing bungalows"
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"Closer to the lobby would be more convenient."
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"Perhaps choose a room nearer the main lodge"
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