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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 June 2016

This hotel is in a beautiful setting adjacent to the park entrance. Our room had a good view overlooking the park and there seemed to be ample parking. Our only complaint was that our food got cold very quickly, as a result of it getting chilly in the evenings.

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TaleniAfrica, Manager at Sossusvlei Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Kylie, Thank you for your review! Glad you enjoyed our location, setting and views! We are looking forward to welcome you back during your next visit to Namibia! Best wishes, The Sossusvlei Lodge Team

Morges
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Probably one of the most beautiful place in the entire world and this lodge is just amazing. It's modern tent, decorated with a lot of taste and all the modern confort. The diner at night is a buffet with many local choices such as zebra :) and the food is amazingly good! Having a coffee at sunset there was just...

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TaleniAfrica, Manager at Sossusvlei Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Leachuard, Thank you for the fantastic rating and review! We are happy to hear you enjoyed the accommodation units, the dinner buffet and the amazing sunset moments! We are looking forward to welcome you back during your next visit to Namibia! Best wishes, The Sossusvlei Lodge Team

Reviewed 31 May 2016

I stayed at Sossusvlei Lodge with a couple other friends, and we have to say it was a truly unique experience! The restaurant food was good, and dining under the stars with zebras and wildlife just beside us was spectacular. There was air conditioning in our rooms, which is not always easy to come by in the area, so that...

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TaleniAfrica, Manager at Sossusvlei Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Kate, Thanks so much for the fantastic review and kind compliments to our friendly and helpful staff! We are delighted that you enjoyed the overall experience, the dining under the stars, the excursions as well as our location. Looking forward to welcome you back! Best wishes, The Sossusvlei Lodge Team

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 May 2016

What a great find, especially after a day of driving in the heat! Wonderfully located to access sossusvlei, with an unbeatable view of the stars. A great way to feel like you're in the great outdoors without having to compromise on comfort.

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Diekirch, Luxembourg
Reviewed 20 May 2016

As the hotel is beside the entrance of the Sossusvlei, you are there immediately when it opens, before the "rush hour". and before the midday heat. Buffets on breakfast, lunch and dinner, which are excellent. From the barbecue a lot of choice, even if the marinade seems to be the same for all the meat. From the hotel you have...

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TaleniAfrica, Manager at Sossusvlei Lodge, responded to this review

Dear LexGrizzly, Thank you for the fantastic rating and review! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed our location, the excellent buffets as well as the activities offered by our Adventure Centre. Being in such a remote location we are dependent on the telephone lines for internet which is not always stable. Looking forward to welcome you back! Best wishes,...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

We arrived at the Lodge which was organised by our agent. We were greeted by a robotic member of staff in the corridor who pointed to where the facilities were and then left us to find our room on our own. On our expedition to the room we were caught up by the person who was taking our luggage and...

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TaleniAfrica, Manager at Sossusvlei Lodge, responded to this review

Dear KaiStu, Thank you for taking the time out to write this review. We are truly sorry that our Lodge did not live up to your expectations. We do state in all our brochures, websites, etc that we have twin-bedded units and actually upgraded you before your arrival to one of our beautifully renovated rooms free of charge. The fridge...

Krugersdorp, South Africa
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

During our recent Namibian trip we stayed a few nights at this wonderful hotel near Sossusvlei which I can only describe as one of the best stays we have ever had! The food, service, trips to Sossusvlei and the rooms was excellent! The scenery is breathtaking at the lodge and we have many photos to remind us of this wonderful...

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TaleniAfrica, Manager at Sossusvlei Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Skippie, Thanks so much for your excellent rating and review! Glad you enjoyed the scenery, the rooms, the service you received, the Sossusvlei excursions and the food! We are looking forward to welcome you back during your next visit to Sossusvlei! Best wishes, The Sossusvlei Lodge Team

Whistler, Canada
Reviewed 8 May 2016

What an amazing oasis. Just being in the sand dune sea in Namibia is a bucket list item, but staying at an incredible place like this makes it even better. You get the luxury amenities of a great hotel, the tastes, smells and visuals of being in the desert and the proximity to the dunes. The food is typically African...lots...

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TaleniAfrica, Manager at Sossusvlei Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Joel, Thank you for the excellent rating and review! We are delighted that you enjoyed our location, the luxury amenities as well as the food! We are looking forward to welcome you back during your next visit to Namibia! Best wishes, The Sossusvlei Lodge Team

Dijon, France
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

The hotel is located in a great place close to the Red Dunes. The whole set up is good but it has been allowed to fall into poor practices and poor facilities. The staff are nice enough but the management appear keen to push the maximum number of through the doors. We were charged a premium rate but the hotel...

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Luxembourg
Reviewed 15 April 2016

We spend two nights at the Sossusvlei Lodge, which lies right next to the entry to the dunes. Being a bit worried about it being partially a "tent", I was very surprised to see that this gave it its own charm. The rooms are pretty basic but spacious and each one has its own little terrace. The food in the...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated at the Entrance Gate to the Namib Naukluft Park, Sossusvlei Lodge offers direct access to the towering red sand dunes, the famous pan of Sossusvlei, the scorched black trees of Dead Vlei and the remarkable depths of the Sesriem Canyon. The 45 individual accommodation units at Sossusvlei Lodge are carefully laid out to perfectly blend in with the magnificent surrounding natural environment. Each luxury unit offers a fully air-conditioned bedroom, en-suite bathroom and a patio to enjoy the views of the roaming wildlife and incredible Desert landscapes. Experience the true art of Hospitality with the thoughtful touch of attentive staff to contribute to a truly memorable experience. Facilities include a sparkling pool, bar, beer garden and an al fresco terrace where one can enjoy exquisite food, award-winning wines and magnificent views of the floodlit waterhole. The Sossusvlei Lodge Adventure Centre provides a range of activities including Guided Excursions, Sun-downer Trips, Hot Air Ballooning, Scenic Flights and much more to explore the area's natural beauty. ... more   less 

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Address: Gate to Sossusvlei entrance Namib Desert, Sesriem 6900, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Khomas Region > Sesriem
Price Range: R3 040 - R4 816 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Sossusvlei Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 45
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“Ask for a room on the outside edge of the camp, for un obstructed views of the sky, and savannah.”
GSPARKMD, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 124 was excellent on the edge of the site. Uninterrupted views. Don't choose it if you want to be close to reception/wifi.”
AaaaandEeee, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Lower numbered rooms are closer to the lodge. Ask for a room that doesn't face west if you want to sit on the verandah in the afternoon.”
schmitchen2, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the front row tents where one could get close up view of the wild Oryxes”
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“All are tent and attached bathroom facilities.”
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