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    Belmond Eagle Island Lodge

    | Xaxaba Island, Botswana
    011 27 21 483 1600
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    Traveller (97)
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    • Excellent87%
    • Very good8%
    • Average4%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    4.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 48 reviews

    Reviewed 26 October 2017

    We recently stayed at Eagle Island for three nights. The managers and staff including Isabel, Yannick, Alex, Wazy, Madigah, Reese and Wacky could not have been more welcoming, attentive, friendly and informative. They learned our names quickly, and took great care of us. When we...More

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    Reviewed 20 October 2017

    My wife and I recently stayed 4 nights here . The accommodation is superb - recently refurbished with large decks and private plunge pools . The outlook is unforgettable with frequent close up views of elephants, hippos and a wide variety of wonderful birdlife. The...More

    Thank MrGrumpy76
    Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Eagle Island LodgeResponded 25 October 2017

    Dear MrGrumpy76, Thank you for your wonderful review, we are delighted that you had such a memorable stay and excellent wildlife sightings too! We will most certainly pass on your compliments to the team too. We hope to welcome you back again soon and you...More

    Reviewed 24 September 2017

    Americans will love this as the food is American styled with lots of sauces and sweet bread. Heaps of choice including burgers and pizza and dinner has soup, starters mains and dessert. You are fed eight times a day and given nibbles in between so...More

    1  Thank chris f
    Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Eagle Island LodgeResponded 25 October 2017

    Dear chris f, We are so happy that you decided to 'blow into' our lodge...Thank you for your excellent review, it was our absolute pleasure to host you. Our guides are avid bird lovers too, especially Matt, and we are confident that you had an...More

    Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

    Do NOT hesitate!! Just go!! I will never forget this place. It is easily my favorite place to stay in this world and I have been to 68 countries. The accommodations are so large and luxurious with the plunge pool and deck overlooking the stunning...More

    1  Thank kingscommon
    Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Eagle Island LodgeResponded 25 October 2017

    Dear kingscommon, Thank you for your wonderful review of your stay with us, we are delighted that your had such a fantastic stay with us, and that you had these wildlife sightings too! Our 'resident' elephants call the lodge their home too, they are such...More

    Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

    My husband and I visited this property a few days ago and were absolutely taken by the magnificent views over the delta and the outstanding decor. The common areas are lovely - particularly the fish bar which is truly stunned- and the rooms are simply...More

    Thank TrueInspectors
    Response from LouisePheiffer, Manager at Belmond Eagle Island LodgeResponded 25 October 2017

    Dear TrueInspectors, Thank you for your review and your compliments of the lodge, and since your review, there has been a change in management at the lodge and the areas of concern have been addressed. Our beautiful lodge is located on a private island in...More

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    • Breakfast included
    • Free Internet
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    • US$926 - US$1 200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 12
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    • Botswana >
    • North-West District >
    • Okavango Delta
    • Also Known As
    • Eagle Island Camp By Orient-Express Hotel Okavango Delta
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    Traveller (97)
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    Christine K
    11 August 2017|
    Response from LouisePheiffer | Property representative |
    Dear Christine K, It all depends on the time of year you are planning to visit us - but it's all part of being out in the wilderness. Personally I haven't had anything bug me during dinner, and on the mokoros, sometimes... More
    Josephine E
    16 January 2017|
    Response from LouisePheiffer | Property representative |
    Hello! It is really difficult to give you an accurate answer, currently the water levels are high enough for the barge and mokoros to go out for short distances. In 2016 the flood waters reached the lodge towards the end of... More
    Room Tips
    "All rooms are excellent"
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    "Aim for close to main building if you have limited mobility"
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    "Ask to be close to dining area. The further out you get the more you might run into animals on your walk"
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    "wifi very ordinary but you are in the middle of nowhere!! wifi only in the office at the main lodge, not in..."
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