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Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We used the road from Okahandja that was dry and in good condition. What a site to see the lush veld after good rains and plenty of game now in excellent condition. We loved going on game drives with friendly and knowledgeable rangers who went out of their way to please and show. Accommodation is luxurious and the restaurant provides...

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ErindiGameReserve, Guest Relations Manager at Erindi Private Game Reserve / Old Traders Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Lindo, Thank you for your 5-star review of Old Traders Lodge. We appreciate the kind words. It is great to hear that you could travel safely to Erindi on roads that were in good condition. Everything is looking green and replenished after the rains. We are pleased that you enjoyed our hospitality and cuisine. The views of the waterhole...

Kristiansand, Norway
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful lodge, sets you right into the spirit of a safari with a bit of luxury. Great rooms (chalets) placed around the waterholes. Close to the wildlife. Early sunrise breakfast at the restaurant recommended. Amazing views of the dam and animals.

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ErindiGameReserve, Guest Relations Manager at Erindi Private Game Reserve / Old Traders Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your 5-star review of Old Traders Lodge. We appreciate the feedback. We are pleased to hear that you had a wonderful stay and enjoyed many sightings at the waterhole. We are thrilled that you enjoyed our food and hospitality. We hope to welcome you back again. Kind regards, Erindi TripAdvisor Team.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were 3 couples who did a weekend trip to Erindi Game Reserve and opted to stay at the Old Traders Lodge. The quality and comfort is great - nice view of the small water hole from the rooms - very quite modern bit still a real "in the bush" experience. Food at the restaurant is great. Game viewing from...

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ErindiGameReserve, Guest Relations Manager at Erindi Private Game Reserve / Old Traders Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Willie, Thank you for your 5-star rating of Old Traders Lodge. We appreciate the kind words. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. The views from the suites and the views from the restaurant deck are spectacular. We are pleased that you enjoyed many sightings. Our guides are professional and extremely knowledgeable, thank you for...

Windhoek, Namibia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Erindi on the 3-5 th March 2017. The road was very bad because of the rain and we only got there around 23h00 night time. The girls on emergency duty were very helpful and friendly i must say. The location is great,. green everywhere. I enjoyed the view at the restaurant, we say some Crocodiles, hippos, impalas...

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ErindiGameReserve, Guest Relations Manager at Erindi Private Game Reserve / Old Traders Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Hendrina, Thank you for your review of Old Traders Lodge. We appreciate the feedback. We are pleased to hear our staff were welcoming and could assist with your late arrival in the night. The reserve is looking green and beautiful thanks to the rainy season. Unfortunately, this has affected the gravel roads somewhat, but they are regularly graded. The...

Monrovia, Liberia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at elephant camp and were told in no uncertain terms that we were not allowed to visit the the old traders lodge ... this is where the restaurant is , apparently the residents in Elephant camp are of a lower class and not allowed to transgress on the patch of the elite , the swimming pool was green...

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ErindiGameReserve, Guest Relations Manager at Erindi Private Game Reserve / Old Traders Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Kevin, Thank you for your review of Camp Elephant. We appreciate the feedback. Unfortunately, the rules at Camp Elephant stipulate that guests are not allowed to visit Old Traders Lodge. The reason for this is that Old Traders Lodge is usually fully booked, and there is simply not enough room to accommodate more people, even for a day trip....

Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Part of being in Erindi was the whole experience at Old Traders Lodge. I just loved the place, the food, the kindness of everyone working there... The rooms are perfect matching the place, clean and with everything you could need, very spacious and with great views to the waterhole! I really recommend it and I cannot wait to come back!

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ErindiGameReserve, Guest Relations Manager at Erindi Private Game Reserve / Old Traders Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Eviña, Thank you for your 5-star review of Old Traders Lodge. We appreciate the kind words. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed our hospitality. We strive to make our guests as happy and comfortable as possible. We aim to maintain high standards. The views of the waterhole from the suites are spectacular. We cannot wait to welcome you...

Pretoria
Reviewed 15 February 2017

You are truly looked after at Erindi, from the moment you drive in till the moment you leave. The rooms are beyond comfortable, the food is delicious, the views are incredible, even if you don't manage to go on a game drive, the elephants come and visit the waterhole at the restaurant. We highly recommend this place.

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ErindiGameReserve, Guest Relations Manager at Erindi Private Game Reserve / Old Traders Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Lume, Thank you for your 5-star rating of Old Traders Lodge. We appreciate the kind words. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We aim to please, and that is why we strive for excellent hospitality standards. We are thrilled you enjoyed your suite, the views of the waterhole, and our cuisine. Thank you for...

Windhoek, Namibia
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My wife and I visited Erindi and stayed at the Old Traders Lodge - Livingstone Suite from 31 January 2017 to 3 February 2017. One can actually write a book but suffice it to say how can one fault excellence! Keep up the outstanding work.

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ErindiGameReserve, Guest Relations Manager at Erindi Private Game Reserve / Old Traders Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your 5-star review of Old Traders Lodge. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your stay. The Livingstone Suite is an excellent choice, with its spacious bathroom and views across the waterhole. We appreciate the kind words. We will endeavor to keep up the high standards. Please visit us again. Kind regards, Erindi TripAdvisor Team.

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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

This is my second visit to Erindi and first time with the family from Australia, first safari experience. Great hospitality and caring for the family especially during dinner, considering we have three under four. Jan is the summer in Namibia and usually the rainy season, it rained couple of times but with all that we managed to see almost all...

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ErindiGameReserve, Guest Relations Manager at Erindi Private Game Reserve / Old Traders Lodge, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your 5-star review of Old Traders Lodge. We appreciate the kind words. We are thrilled that you visited us again, and that we could accommodate your Australian family. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed our hospitality and were well looked after. The rainy season is special, because that is the best time to see...

Nacala, Mozambique
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We visited Erindi for 1 night only but really enjoyed the experience. Unfortunately we didn't manage to go for a game drive as we had kids. We went for the luxury rooms. Nice and spacious. Big bathroom, nice shower. You really need a mosquito repellent at night and be careful not to open the varanda doors because of the large...

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ErindiGameReserve, Guest Relations Manager at Erindi Private Game Reserve / Old Traders Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Karina, Thank you for your review of Old Traders Lodge. We appreciate the feedback. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience at Erindi. It is unfortunate that you didn't experience one of our game drives. We have an activity that allows under 6's on a game drive. We are glad you enjoyed your room. We apologize...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
After an exhilarating nature experience, enjoy the space and comfort of our luxury suites. Guests can spot various game species on their way to one of two watering holes within the Old Traders Camp. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Erindi Private Game Reserve / Old Traders Lodge

Address: Erindi Game Reserve, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Erongo Region > Erindi Game Reserve
Hotel Class:4 star — Erindi Private Game Reserve / Old Traders Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 47
Also Known As:
Erindi Private Game Reserve / Old Traders Hotel Okahandja
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“Luxury rooms-fraction more expensive-worth the price-bigger size-stocked mini bar-very reasonable prices”
 of 5 bubbles 448williew, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The Livingstone Suit is out of this world.”
 of 5 bubbles _frncoisvs, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Prepare yourself for a long dusty road.”
 of 5 bubbles , 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't choose the Standard Bungalows.”
 of 5 bubbles hanschristiane2013, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The Superior Rooms, or number 30 (Luxury room). Or the exquisite Livingstone Suite.”
  • The view during a short stop towards west
 of 5 bubbles WilfriedHahner2014, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
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