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Molopo Kalahari Lodge

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Upington, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived to find out, that we did not have a booking at the lodge even after we confirmed with e-mail our booking. Something about faulty telephone lines connecting to another lodge. Luckily after 10 mins a bungalow was available for us to stay the night. The bungalows are quite close to each other, noisy bungalow neighbour had their television on... More 

Thank Platteland
Cape Town, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We had 3 nights in a Rondevel of Molopo Kalahari Lodge and enjoyed our stay. Food was reasonable, definitely large portions and a very friendly service. For convenience we will stay next time within the park to reduce the driving between this lodge and the park. Nevertheless, we enjoyed our stay and the friendly service.

Thank Dieter S
Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Very beautiful setting. Relatively close to Kalahari entrance. The food is world class. And the staff very friendly. Good value for money. We stayed in the tented camp part. The tents are very well equipped, fridge and kettle. The showers are unique and open air... well sort off the roof is open ;) all in all a great stay. One... More 

Thank Ben B
South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We were provisionally booked in Ashkam coming from Kimberley by road via Upington, but the Town is small and do not offer much. Finalise shopping in Upington rather, especially wood for a braai as the prices for fire wood escalate tremendously the further north you go to Kgalagadi. (In Upington we paid R14, at Molopo Lodge already R24 or more... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Stayed over here on the way to the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. The accommodation is comfortable; good facilities (large shower, mini fridge, coffee and tea, and firm bed). The room temperature remains constant due to the thatch roof. There was no need to use the air-conditioner (which did not seem to work anyway). If planning to have your meals at the... More 

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Monrovia, Liberia
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Coming from Red Sands lodge the previous evening what a difference , staff who are passionate about their lodge no attention or request is to much to ask , the atmosphere is wow , the food really great and possibly the best burger in the Kalahari , if you are passing this way , treat yourself !

Thank Kevin B
Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

This is most definitely one of those places you want to see once in a lifetime,amazing place amazing food,lovely art,we came here for a vehicle evaluation,stayed for 3 nights,place changed for ever,but the food stayed the same,excellent.

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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71 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016

The budget rooms are basic, but neat and clean and comfortable enough. The air conditioner is a treat in the heat of the Kalahari. It is well situated on the way to Kgalagadi. The food is exceptionally good, but everything on the menu was not available.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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41 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Enroute home from long trip to Namibia we made an impromptu stopover at Molopo Lodge. We were are large group, (10 vehicles, 18 persons) but they still managed to fit us all into the campsite. An excellent dinner was provided at very good prices, can definitely recommend the "Springbok Pie" The pool and facilities were very well presented and clean... More 

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Cradock, South Africa
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68 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

This has been one of my favourite places throughout the passed 10 years, since initially staying there due the 60km road construction towards the Kgalagadi entrance. We then stayed in the camp site in a caravan for months on end below the large Camel thorn tree which has now completely collapsed. Many times during February when you just needed to... More 

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The Molopo Kalahari Lodge offers the following accommodation: 10 Stylish Chalets, 6 Camping Chalets, 10 Luxurious Rondavels, 6 Tented Chalets, Camping with Braai Area, Electricity, Private ablution. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Molopo Kalahari Lodge

Address: Suite 32 | Private Bag X5879, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park 8800, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Northern Cape > Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
Price Range: R320 - R465 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 32
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“Go for the partially open-air shower tented chalets!”
  • Tent windows prohibit flying insects from entering.
  • Shower is partially open-air!
  • Our tented chalet with braai carried to our tent by staff.
 of 5 bubbles MMPSouthAfrica, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Close to swimming pool?”
 of 5 bubbles georgeaY8778DC, 14 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Book early to get the best!”
 of 5 bubbles Veteran47, 3 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Please specify if you want self catering and ask what you will get”
 of 5 bubbles 408williea, 31 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Bungaloo 1 & 2 or 9 & 10”
 of 5 bubbles Roedig, 23 Jan 2015 | Read review
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